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2019 Vegan Guide | Heard This? | 3 Simple Ways to Go Vegan Now!

Peace and infinit waters diving deep once again. beautiful deep divers we are out here in the heart of nature baby just woof breathing in that good ass Prada baby. it’s a sunny day and I’ve got a mango smile 7 day vegan challenge shout out to everybody who’s going vegan in 2019. To all of those of you, to all of those of you who are making that giant leap to go vegan, I’m proud of you and a lot of people always ask me what’s the three best ways to go vegan. I’ve been a vegan for over 14 years now. I’m not special, anybody can do this. Anybody can eat better and live better and feel better. Deep divers, did you know that over 150 billion animals are killed every single year ?Think of that while I tell you the three best ways to go vegan. The first way is what I call meatless Mondays and dairy-free Monday’s. Forget about doing it the whole week just focus on the meatless Monday say this Monday no more meat okay?
I know it’s gonna be hard because your mom’s steak is pretty good right? I know but it’s meatless Monday and it’s dairy-free Monday and what you’re gonna do is you’re gonna eat mock meat, you can eat seitan tempeh porn.
I love milk Ralph what are you gonna drink? Almond milk on that Monday, then also have more fruit and more veg and then as weeks past, you’re gonna do that on Tuesday, then on Wednesday, then on Thursday, then on Friday, then on Saturday, then on Sunday! Before you know it, you’ve done that for a whole week and then you continue doing that. The second best way to go vegan. How to transition to the plant-based diet is to research, read books like the China study by dr. Campbell which shows the benefits of the plant-based diet. But where am I gonna get my protein Ralph? Chia seeds a complete source of protein III live, has more protein than beef. So does spirulina. So there are plenty of plant-based sources of protein but also find out why you want to go vegan. I’m doing it because I sincerely love animals, not just the dog down the road or the cat down the road. I love all animals and we have to protect animals, what is the third simple step to go vegan. Surround yourself with other vegans, people who love food, plant-based foods. Get out there, start networking, go to vegan festivals, start to realize that being vegan gives you more energy. People are happier, less anxiety, I’m one of those people and then deep divers, well you just say feels so good to be a live baby. Can I get a hello beautiful deep divers? Would just yeah breathing in that good ass piranha baby, to all of you who are going vegan in 2019, congratulations and shout out to everybody who’s been getting the amazing good ass prana shirts at Ralph’s smart comm slash clothes check out the new deep divers on Amazon feel alive by Ralph smart, get more daily inspiration on Instagram at infinite waters deep divers go vegan have a beautiful day infinite waters diving deep once again stay well stay healthy, peace you, go vegan, even the cat down, even the cat down the road says that. Go vegan, live better, eat better, feel better, let’s get it deep divers.

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😮 3 Drinks That Detox Liver And Flush Out Fat

Our body experiences immense damage as a result of processed foods, especially fast foods. However, the organ that suffers the most is the liver. In case your liver doesn’t function as it should, it will affect the other organs in your organism, which will eventually lead to many disorders and diseases.

Hence, in order to improve its function, detoxification is necessary for everyone. The following three drinks will cleanse your liver and eliminate the fat and toxins from your organism.

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What if you really can’t go vegan? IBS, Allergies & Limited Food Available

For people in a very difficult situation where eating plant-based isn’t an option yet. You can still choose vegan in all other aspects of your life, and be careful about how and how often you consume animal-based products. Because trying your best will always be better than not trying at all

IBS affects over 11% of the global population, (that’s one in every 9 people you meet!!) so let’s not be embarrassed about it! I want this channel to be a safe, open and kind place for people dealing with IBS. We’re far from alone, so let’s ask questions, share advice and feel better together xx

▽ What are FODMAPs?

The term FODMAP is an acronym, derived from “Fermentable, Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides And Polyols”. They are short carbohydrates found in lots of healthy foods, which the bacteria in your intestines will break down, producing gas in the process.

For unclear reasons, some people are particularly sensitive to this and experience painful and embarrassing symptoms such as bloating, abdominal cramps, diarrhoea, constipation and fatigue. FODMAP restriction has been found to improve symptoms in people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID).

▽ What is a Low-FODMAP Diet?

The Low-FODMAP diet usually involves carefully cutting the down the amount of FODMAPs you consume over a day and at one time for 2-6 weeks until your symptoms resolve or at least become manageable. Then you “re-challenge” each type of FODMAP individually to see how sensitive you are to them. Thankfully most people can tolerate some or all of the FODMAPs at certain levels or combinations.

▽ Is it forever?

NO! From this feedback, you can reintroduce foods in a way that won’t set off your symptoms. Your tolerance will likely improve over time, so you can always retest foods when you feel up to it.

▽ Resources For Vegan Low-FODMAPers

These are some two things I’ve found to be invaluable since starting the low-FODMAP diet.

The first is the official app* from The Monash University. It’s the easiest and most up-to-date way to check what foods are A-okay and how big your portion size can be. Measurements come in grams, as well as “cups”, which is great as a brit!

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My 16 Favourite Healthy Vegan Recipes

MY FAVOURITE OATMEAL RECIPES:
— Breakfasts: 1:16, Lunch: 4:16, Snacks: 7:13, Dinner: 9:06
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RECIPES:

—– BREAKFAST —–
1. Stovetop Oats
Combine 3/4 cup rolled oats and 1.5 cups unsweetened almond milk in a small pot over high heat. When boiling, reduce heat to low and let simmer, stirring occasionally and watching to make sure it doesn’t boil over. Once thick, stir in 1 tsp cinnamon and 1 mashed banana. Remove from heat and serve with any toppings. My favourites are peanut butter, strawberries and banana.

2. Baked Oatmeal
Combine 1/2 cup oats, 1 mashed banana, cinnamon (optional), 1 tsp baking powder, and 1/2 cup almond milk. Place in a mini ramekin or other oven safe dish and bake for 25 minutes at 350F. Add any desired toppings, my favourites are strawberries and peanut butter with almond milk.

—– LUNCH —–
1. Lettuce Wraps
Take a piece of Romaine Lettuce (or any lettuce with a large, flexible leaf) and fill it with brown rice/quinoa, smoked tofu/veggie beef cooked in hoisin sauce, sautéed bell peppers/carrots/zucchini/or any vegetables, sautéed onions and mushrooms, avocado and salsa, nutritional yeast or vegan cheese, hot sauce, and anything else of your choice.

2. Avo-Tomato Sandwich
On two slices of bread/bagel, spread 1/2 a mashed avocado, a sprinkle of nutritional yeast and add some tomato slices. Optional things I like to add are spinach/lettuce, alfalfa sprouts, and ground flax seeds.

—– DINNER —–
1. Spaghetti and “Meat” Balls
Boil spaghetti pasta according to package instructions and set aside.
In a pot, steam chopped broccoli until tender. Saute mushrooms, onions, and any other desired vegetables until cooked. Separately bake/saute bought “meat” balls.
Optionally, you can bring saute all of this together in a large skillet with the tomato sauce to make a more uniform “meat” sauce, or it can just be dished into a bowl with the spaghetti with sauce over top.

2. Pesto Pasta
In a dry skillet over medium-high heat, toast 1/2 cup of pine nuts until golden brown. Set aside. In a food processor, process two bunches of cilantro and 4 cloves of garlic. Once mixed, add in your toasted pine nuts, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp black pepper, 1 tbsp lemon juice, optional smoked paprika, and process until smooth. If it’s too dry, add in some olive oil or water until it reaches your desired consistency.
I love putting this over pasta (whole wheat, rice or zoodles) with avocado and nutritional yeast.

3. Veggie Burgers
Prepare patty’s according to package instructions, or make your own.
I like to eat mine on a toasted whole wheat bun with hummus, avocado, tomato, any other veggies (spinach, lettuce, sprouts, mushrooms, etc), and nutritional yeast for a cheesy flavor.

4. Spring Rolls
Prepare angel hair or fettuccine rice noodles as per package instructions. Chop up bell pepper, cilantro, avocado, cucumber, mushrooms, smoked tofu, bean shoots, and shred some carrots. Soak your rice paper wrap in lukewarm water for about 10 seconds until soft, then fill with any fillings of your choice. Dip into peanut sauce.
Peanut Sauce Recipe:
In a food processor, process 1/2 cup peanut butter, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 1/4 cup tamari (soy sauce), 1/4 cup water, 1 tablespoon rice vinegar, 1 teaspoon hot sauce, 1 teaspoon sugar or other natural sweetener until smooth. Be sparse with soy sauce as it can be quite salty.
An alt. spring roll recipe –

5. Chickpea Omelet
Blend or hand mix 2/3 cup water, 1/3 cup chickpea flour, 1 tbsp ground flax seed, 1 tbsp nutritional yeast, 1/8 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste. Pour it over a greased skillet over medium-high heat. Let it cook like you would a normal omelet, flipping when the edges are firm and there are bubbles. Once the other side is cooked, put it on a plate and fold over any fillings. I fill it with sauteed veggies (mushrooms, spinach, bell pepper and zucchini) and sprinkle on nutritional yeast.

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A Week of Vegan Activism | VLOG

I visited Canada Goose, Northamptonshire Chicken Save, Essex Pig Save, and a few more vegan activities this week. Hope you enjoy this weekly Vlog as a vegan activist.

Please take the time to watch what the health on Netflix to understand the perils of the western diet, and the healing and protective effects of a plant based diet: http://www.whatthehealthfilm.com/

If you want a planet to live on for your kids or their kids then please watch Cowspiracy on Netflix and see how animal agriculture is the leading destroyer of our planet:

Thank you for watching. If you enjoyed leave a like and a comment and most importantly Subscribe for more 🙂

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Urban Farming with The Dervaes family

Drivers whizzing past on the 210 freeway through Pasadena have no idea that a stone’s throw away from the fast lane is a lush but tiny Eden a 4,000 square foot farm it not only feeds a family but revolutionizes the idea of what can be done in a very unlikely place the middle of a city this is city living but I bought the country to the city uh-huh rather than have to go out to the country I just imported it 63 year old Jules duvets started this backyard farm ten years ago it’s a deliberate throwback to the story days of self-reliant rural America Jules and his children grow almost all the food they need and everyone pitches in five pounds of grapefruit his daughters a nice we have another guy coming to pick up Andrew dan yeah are you done and his son Justin their produce is organic and their animals are well friendlier than average to say hi say hi we have a a chicken straw ducks and to dos the ducks and chickens lay thousands of eggs a year and keep the bugs in check they really made the dynamics of Elvin homestead much more sustainable sustainable and dense on their 4,000 square feet they raised 400 varieties of vegetables fruits and edible flowers 6,000 pounds a year enough to feed themselves with plenty left over and with the current passion at high-end restaurants for local pesticide free produce chefs are literally beating a path to their door no good are you doing Oh wonderful soil she’s so what are you gonna do the sorrel hmm I’m gonna use it to make a really nice sound relish with uh cucumber for our salmon dish the family makes about $20,000 a year from their front porch sales they use it to buy the crops they can’t grow like wheat rice notes I would say at the beginning I didn’t really believe I could do it I had some doubts because I come to kept again this place is too small there’s no way that we’re going to be able to feed ourselves plus I never thought we could even grow the vegetables for the for the market so how did this experiment in independent living begin it all began 10 years ago when Jules bought some taco shells for dinner he learned too late that the shells were being recalled because they had been made by mistake with genetically modified corn when I thought about putting this food in my children smile tonight and they were depending on me to give them good stuff I mean they’ll take whatever their parent any child would take what a parent hands them they’ll say this comes from my mom or dad and I couldn’t afford to be in that position of giving him bad stuff now a decade later this radical foodie has succeeded in going off the grid he calls his lifestyle the path to freedom and what to family think of that whole approach they thought it was strange they thought it was they thought it was my daughter wouldn’t come out of the front yard and visit with her friends because they said what’s what’s up with your dad they wanted to know well as go one because I was did making some radical changes here there Gervaise have no ugly commute they avoid office politics and we’ll never get fired but their jobs are way more than nine-to-five I need I need to help all the help I can get and it’s my family that like in the old days the farmer farmers family made the difference there are no microwave ovens in this kitchen and no Cuisinarts either we have gizmos but they’re just hand power what little electricity they use is generated by these solar panels how much is your electricity bill well it’s running about the highest twelve dollars a month 12 dollars a month for everything here yeah they spend even less on gas this is their biodiesel brewing station so this is just new grease from restaurants yeah they use it defiling rings french fries there anything you would fry and you get it free yeah free and delivered on our doorstep the gasoline station is self-serve it hasn’t always been easy justin remembers the year that frost wiped out a crop another year it was a destructive insect and recently they’ve noticed a new challenge climate change we call it the forefront of global weirding because we’ve been gardening for so long you can sense things are off we have this June bug that comes out it’s called June so it’s supposed to come out in June but comes out in July in August and you know September so something’s definitely off the other challenge is water Southern California skies don’t deliver enough of it so Jules keeps the water bill down with this ancient form of irrigation that’s a clay pot irrigation but the Bears under there it’s buried usually up to the throat here and then all you do is fill it up and the water weeps through the portal and through the clay and you get the water where the plant stated at the root zone plants to take the water as needed so just so simple it’s 5:00 o’clock time the time when it all pays off there’s going to be insider Elsa the derv A’s are the ultimate locavores their food travelled a whole hundred feet from the field to the table they all say they love urban homesteading and can’t imagine living a typical consumer-driven life at the end of the day some not so back to nature activity visits to their web sites have grown dramatically they get about six million hits a month from others interested in this grow it yourself revolution we’re all in the same boat on the same planet and there are people now asking deep questions about the future of the planet and they’re willing to do this they’re willing to take a risk it’s a risk that has paid off for Jewel’s and is blazing a trail for others I’m Val Zavala

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GMO Foods are Toxic!

Doctor we hear a lot about a lot of bad things about genetically modified food GMOs why is that bad and do we know since it’s a relatively new science do we know the long-term effects yet we there’s a couple of answers that are really really important that people get these answers first of all the answer is Jeffrey Smith Jeffery Smith the author of seeds of deception the most sold book of its kind of all times Jeffery is one of the most fundamental researchers on earth being capable and able to talk about GMO foods genetically modified foods now imagine Monsanto started to put pesticides into seeds so that the plant grows a pesticide so if the pests are eating it they are dying okay would you go home and take your roach or spider spray or the spray that’s made to kill fleas or flies or whatever and use it orally and spray it into your mouth and say I think it does something good you know it might kill some bacteria in my mouth you’re going to have MS or cancer or Parkinson’s or something some neurological disease really really fast and when you understand that that’s what you eat I mean with I’m going to come to the genetically modification and all that dangerous but if you just think about the pesticides in the corn you eat it’s in the granola oil it’s in anything that that’s genetically modified you eat the pesticides that kills the pests just for common-sense sake so now genetically modified food is genetically modified how come we can digest everything the Earth’s growth because we are part of that earth it’s really like humans are like pigs and I don’t mean takes in the way of a negative kinetic condensation takes it everything that they can digest everything humans we have a very similar digestive tract like pigs we can pretty much digest everything as long as it’s natural my dear friend miss Australia a great great friend TV and movie personalities speaking was me tomorrow and on Sunday she wrote a book called the earth diet and you wouldn’t believe she is miss Australia she’s one of the most beautiful girls in the world she is perfectly healthy perfectly fit and she eats everything chocolate she makes her own peanut butter cups but everything the way it grows nothing is chemically altered or any way shape or form modified and this girl eats more than I do and I like to eat believe me and this girl is skinny and I’m perfectly healthy and I’m just saying that because we’re talking about the opposite of genetically modified food now here’s a real answer we cannot digest anything that’s genetically modified because we do not have the fitting enzymes to digest it now the body is basically handing it as toxic waste and this is what’s so dangerous the the the dead mutation in the food that food is now dead and mutated filled with pesticides or whatever it might be the body has no idea what to do with it keeps on producing enzymes trying to get produce biochemical and Nero Nero electrical reactions to somehow get rid of it digestion is the main cause of loss or the main use of energy digestion takes the most energy out of us but now usually you digest for a certain amount of time and then you stop but with an ethically modified food it’s in your body for hours or days or weeks and the body keeps on trying to get rid of it their toxic gases being aided by this by this process of rotting away the food is not being digested it’s rotting away and constantly producing toxins and toxic gases and this is God where where were just one element of the stars so now and and you know you might think oh okay dr. Coldwell just lost it we are in frequency what we eat I learned I studied was African witch doctors or medicine man I studied was American native Indian medicine I stand it was all the healers in the world to to create my instinct based medicine system and I found out that that all healing powers are just caused on the same route with using the same powers no matter if they called voodoo or whatever they call him it’s really if it works it’s the same it’s the same kind of power and when I when I even work very close was a couple of medicine men here in the US and they told me do you remember that in old movies sometimes in old western movies the the Indians killed the Buffalo and they apologized and they they prayed was a buffalo and said brother Buffalo and ma’am I’m sorry had to kill you but I had to live and don’t be upset and I was thinking about this as a kid even I’m thinking that’s really eerie you know the killer they eat it so what you know it’s dead but then the the the medicine man explained to me everything has a vibration and this vibration everything that we eat changes our vibration so we come frequently as a frequency everything in life is frequency in vibration that’s all there is it’s light and sound and we adapt to the frequency or the frequency adapt to us from anything we eat and the more I studied that most scientific sense that all of a sudden made all of a sudden it didn’t sound so absurd anymore no because the Indian prey to the Buffalo or worth the Buffalo to to harmonize the frequency to not make it’s enemy to not have something like like when when you when you kill an animal in a horrible situation in a slaughterhouse and the animal is really really terrified and knows it’s going to die it produces all these stress hormones adrenaline and everything it’s all over the body and that’s what we eat that’s why it’s so highly toxic that’s why I house the environment where this poor animal yeah this animal get killed and yeah yes I eat meat so I’m not kind of like there’s people out there saying never eat meat but there’s no reason to torture the animal you just you know if you have to slaughter do it you mainly and then you also don’t have all the toxins in the meat from the stress hormones and all this biochemical neuro chemical reactions and it was a genetically modified food what what Monsanto is doing it’s basically two things they poison our natural crop they poison our natural seed they have been accused of artificially infest ating fields from from farmers that grow natural corn natural food and then sue them for patent infringement saying you’re using you’re abusing our patents you’re growing our seeds and it’s said that they blew it on the on these fields to later to come back and basically tell these these farmers they have to destroy the crop and their seeds and why their seats only from them otherwise you get million dollar lawsuits for patent infringement what the plan seems to be is to take over the world food supply and make sure we have only food left for Monsanto only genetically modified food we know for a fact at least I know for me in my opinion as a fact and Jeffrey Smith’s can really really tell you a lot about this genetically modified food will cause cancer I am sure there is only a matter of time of years three to seven years of eating genetically modified food to develop cancer it’s a foreign object we cannot digest it the body doesn’t know what it is and what to do with it but also it changes our frequency like a microwave oven and it has no nutritional value to certain points then on the other end remember there’s a pesticide coming with it you’re eating what kills the bugs with your food so everything Scott what’s really really important for your viewers to understand many many many experts in the world confirming that in their opinion at the highest can security in the world as a high schooler for terminal disease period as I believe and many many experts believe and the reason is that I have a philosophy one of the main reasons if it didn’t exist 150 200 years ago you don’t need it you don’t want it you don’t want to eat it you don’t want to have it you don’t want to have it done to you because in 1900 there was a 7% cancer rate today we have a 56% cancer rate every second person in America has cancer or will get cancer so wait a second what did they do different in 1900 now they are saying Oh today’s people grow older that’s why our cancer risk is so much higher the most people that have colon cancer at 24 to 28 so that doesn’t work they have all these excuses and that’s how they abuse the mainstream media that they control to get all these lies and disinformation out there but Scott everything is natural nourishes us if if it’s organic and you juice it it gives you the all the power and life on Earth if it’s it needs to be organic and now it you always have to add it non GMO and it is just so horrible and and then the you horrible tricks they are using was all natural all natural means nothing I don’t know if you remember they put on the 7up all natural for a couple of weeks until people were so upset about that because everything by definition is all natural it means nothing you know and and your plastic cap is all natural try to eat it and we need to just put more emphasis on non GMO food and there is law coming up that’s going to be voted on in California really soon and people who are watching this please research seeds of deception Jeffrey Smith and read his books go to his website is a lot of videos on there sign up for his free newsletter he is fighting out there a fight that I’m fighting on my life for cancer patients we have death threats we have I mean I’ve been shot at at my husband bomb we have up to 27 desperate sad a our office now jokes with these people when they call up and they just say come by can you kill us now you know we’re waiting the board come over here because that’s how I was hurt that Scott and Jeffrey is in the same spot and he was a lone fighter out there he got it before any of us got it I didn’t even get it Jeffery got me on and that’s why I’m saying we need to communicate more with each other and stick together even if somebody is a tree hugger that I always thought I’m not talking to a tree hugger please go shower and get something else in broken structures and today I’m thinking wait a second that person said just transfer me really really smart back to nature and I’m thinking I’m saying back to nature too just in a different way so let’s come together and so stay away mud genetically modified food GMO food and there are no circumstances not one single time can be accepted as food it will kill you not maybe it will kill you you

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HOW TO BE RAW VEGAN ON A BUDGET – 20 TIPS

Oh my gosh I have passed figs Wow being robbed vegan on a budget is definitely doable I have now been raw almost ten years and honestly I don’t make that much money so I’m gonna share some of my tips with you today and of course not everything is gonna be applicable to everybody but I’m sure if you stay through the video that you can find at least one takeaway tip for yourself look at your budget I know it sounds like cliche almost annoying advice to hear in the past I’ve looked into raw retreats and they’re like thousands of dollars and the response that I get from the people who are putting it on is like well what’s the cost of your health really cat and it’s almost a trick question because of course your health is priceless but we also have to be smart about our money and if getting in debt it’s gonna stress you in the long run like mental health is something you have to care about as well so of course I believe your health is priceless but I’m also not here to tell you to buy that $12 pint of blueberries because they’re healthy for you if you’re asking how much it costs to be raw you know very likely it will cost more than a processed diet so it might be worthwhile to reevaluate your expenses and see if there’s any reworking you can do when it comes to your spending really look at where your money is going and decide if it’s important to you make your staple foods cheap ones bananas are a great example buy in bulk in order to get case discounts and this is gonna work for fresh fruit it works for coconut water or juices anything that you want to buy in bulk you should be able to get the wholesale price for something like a 10 to 15% case discount at any grocery store don’t be shy to talk to the staff at grocery stores and farmers markets as well research your nearest wholesaler some of them even do delivery get creative I found a really good grocery store one time because I was talking to a restaurant owner about where he got his produce shop locally and in season because of its natural abundance in season fruit is likely going to be less expensive than something that’s been shipped in is it being shipped in right now [Music] and of course this also helps support your local farmers find aesthetically challenged fruit or veggies at your grocery store or farmers market sometimes they have a rack where it’s already marked down to scale fruit sometimes you can even just talk to them one-on-one and say hey this is kind of funky it’s probably headed for the trash but I’ll take it off your hands for you you just want to mark it down for me I did go over this in my other video and I’ll link that below don’t waste your coin there are quite a few on this topic so I’ll start with one which would be low calorie fruit something like out of season fresh raspberries for example those are gonna be so expensive I would consider them definitely as a luxury item and maybe use some more as like enhancements to your meals if you really want to go for that flavor so adding a few into your smoothie just to get that raspberry flavor or adding them as little toppings to your desserts instead of trying to make like a whole monomial out of them I’d say to think before you buy superfoods these can be quite pricy and not always worth it don’t waste your point on smoothies from restaurants I think once in a while it’s great to treat yourself but most of the time you’ll be able to make that same meal at home for a fraction of the price lastly don’t waste your money on the pre-cut prepackaged fruits and veggies in the like quick grab fridge sections of grocery stores I know it seems convenient but it’s just their way of squeezing dollars out of you while making use of their moldy fruit that’s what they do they’re cutting off the bad sections and it’s great I think as far as like sustainability and using all the parts of the fruit but they’re quite overpriced at the end of the day nobody’s getting a deal walking out a Whole Foods with like a little twelve dollar cup of watermelon and that touches on that low calorie point from the beginning is really understand how many calories you’re getting out of each dollar you’re spending watermelons on that note be prepared for outings if you know you’re someone who’s likely to get peckish so bring food with you or simply know where you can access cheap fruit while you’re out and if you’re asking what is cheap fruit like how if I’m getting a deal that’s a great question and I’m gonna encourage you to shop around there’s definitely a learning curve to this if you’re someone who’s new to buying fresh produce something I do and would definitely recommend with regard to shopping around is I keep a digital note on my phone and as I go to the different grocery stores and farmers markets in my neighborhood I have a list of my staple foods that I kind of always buy my favorite items and I will write the different costs for each store of course costs are gonna very subtly but I start to get an idea of trends of the cost of each fruit or vegetable how that changes throughout the year and how that differs from store to store in terms of like which ones are the more fancy grocery stores that are just charging work if they can and which ones are more like budget-friendly I’d also recommend exploring Asian markets if you have access my experience is that they have pretty good prices generally and a selection of exotic fruits that are hard to find anywhere else talk to other raw vegans and vegans especially the ones in your area you can do this in person or online like Instagram or 30 bananas a day pick their brain ask where they get their cheapest stuff the raw vegan and making community is amazing and I’ve had such a phenomenal time at every gathering that I’ve been to but I would never want anyone to get this idea that they have to blow the bank on an expensive raw vegan retreat just to maintain this lifestyle cuz that’s not the case of course you have the online community for support but there’s nothing better than in real life connection and there’s definitely budget-friendly ways to do that free options include pot Luck’s in your area or a lot of gatherings are free more like one-day events that are just hosted in a park or something as for longer-term events look into your volunteer options retreats need staff festivals needs that I’ve been to at least four festivals now and I have volunteer to every single one of them and of course it’s going to be a different experience because you’re working a lot of the time but it made it possible for me actually attend on the topic of travel think about how to factor your diet into your travel plans for example it’s gonna be tremendously cheaper to be a fruitarian in Thailand then it would be in Japan it’s gonna be cheaper to travel as a fruitarian in the tropics than it would be in Alaska in wintertime for example of course your diet is not here to rule your life but it’s something to take into consideration if it’s important to you and you’re on a budget as another option maybe consider combining whooping into your travel experience if that makes sense for you you know finding a farm you can stay on work on and eat from I do have a video on this topic and I’ll link that below as well there are a lot of guerilla farming that’s happening and just natural seed spreading that’s happening so there are wild plants that you can eat from foraging is gonna be location dependent and see them dependent but definitely consider it as an option the more and more that I learned about fruit and fruit trees the more as I’m driving around I can spy them in neighborhoods so get educated on what fruit trees look like you can also access different maps online I know when I was staying in California I just googled like fruit neighborhood map or something with these keywords and I was able to find so many fig trees in my area that were just public like on the side of the road that nobody else was accessing oh my gosh I have to pass to fig Wow so there are fruit maps available there’s also Craigslist some homeowners have fruit trees in their backyard that are really just a nuisance to them and they put ads like can somebody please come pick my oranges or have free oranges that may be also accessible on Facebook groups for your neighborhood you can also put an ad on Craigslist like will come pick your fruit if I can eat it I will soon be a full-on glowing orb as the Sun that’s right here Oh better so check out your map options Craigslist and heck I wouldn’t be surprised if there were even apps nowadays that facilitate foraging consider working or volunteering even a couple times a month at your local farmers market grocery store farm or co-op I say this because employees will often read the benefit of partial discounts or extra free food plus the networking opportunities of countless I know organic can be so expensive so maybe you can’t buy it right now and that’s okay and it doesn’t have to be all or nothing maybe you can just buy some and not others get educated if you’re sensitive on which produce is most susceptible to chemicals consider secondary options so of course fresh fruits and vegetables are gonna be ideal most of the time for a digestion and nutrition etc but there’s still some really great healthy secondary options that might be worth including cuz they’re a little easier on the budget most of the time in my mind this includes dried fruit and vege frozen fruit and vege fruit and veggie juice like bottled and maybe it’s even pasteurized and that’s okay with you you know we really have to find what works best for us and at the end of the day that’s gonna be healthy or no doubt and buying like soda bah minimize eating out I say this because restaurant meals will likely not fill up the stomach of a raw vegan if being honest and maybe there’s raw vegan gourmet on offer but I find that’s not worth it for me it ends up costing me my gut with too many refined and fatty ingredients I end up just healing you’ll grow your own simple things like herbs or scallion can be really expensive in the store and practically effortless to grow at home even something like kale does pretty well a lot of places because it’s so hard me so research in your area talk to your local farmers or research online you can figure it out shop online to find the best deals for particular items so your favorite superfoods powder is flavoring supplements even kitchen equipment using powders or supplements might be helpful for you from one person to the next we’re gonna have different deficiencies or lifestyle based need if you’re lacking in particular minerals for example it might require like a whole box of mixed greens to supplement you for that those boxes can be like six to nine dollars and if you have to have that every day that’s gonna add up as an alternative you could simply add a scoop of green powder to your movie so that way you get your nutrient requirements without breaking the bank learn how to prepare healthy satisfying raw vegan meals at home this was huge for me on my journey not only did it help save me money from going to restaurants but also helped me develop my relationship with my body and food and you too and that will find your personal way that become more efficient and cost effective with meal prep so to help you with this I have my four recipe books if you’re interested in low-fat raw vegan cuisine I like to focus on Whole Foods so there’s no processed ingredients like salt or oil nothing like now let’s show you or maple syrup or agave my priority still is on the texture and taste so you’ll be feeling really satisfied and if you want to go for all four books there’s a 15% off discount just so you know those are my 20 tips I hope you enjoyed watching this video and now it was helpful for you if you would like to support me and support the vegan message give it a blank i’m sending so much love your way and support on your raw vegan journey you can do it and thanks so much bearing with me as I shift it around to accommodate this son what do you think the world are all around you