Nutrition

Food Freedom

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Nutrition | 2 comments

It was years that i searched for a truly healthy, sustainable diet. And it was years that I suffered.
I came to low fat raw veganism desperate for a more peaceful relationship with food. Now it is 7.5 years later and i continue to feel grateful for its influence in my life. Sure, food is not 100% of what it takes to be healthy, but it is certainly a part of it. If we can take care of this basic need we can alleviate significant stress and free up energy for other mental, emotional, physical and spiritual endeavours. can you imagine what you might do if food became a non-issue in your life?

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Dietism

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Nutrition, Thoughts | 0 comments

“Are you an omnivore/locavore/paleo/vegetarian/vegan/raw vegan?” There are a million ways we label ourselves and get labeled by others because of our food choices. It is this labeling that has lead to much of the tension that I’ve witnessed in my community. I’m not 100% certain that this would qualify as oppression and for the record I certainly don’t want to give it as much weight as something like racism or sexism or adultism. I’m posting out of curiosity of others opinions; and also to bring light to something that has been present in my life, perhaps it’s present in yours too?

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Diets that Stick

Posted by on Mar 26, 2016 in Nutrition | 0 comments

I love that eating healthy doesn’t have to be a compromise! The number one most important thing to me with whatever diet one chooses is sustainability – for the planet, for the animals and for oneself. Sure many diets “work” for a period of time, but at some point there is a falling off of the wagon – often because there is lack of enjoyment in the designated meals or because one has become undernourished and is simply hungry! What this reveals is evidence of a diet that is unsustainable.

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