Avoid losing your period on a vegan, raw-vegan diet

[UltraVid id=336 ]Losing your period (amenorrhea) on a vegan or raw-vegan diet could happen to anyone but it shouldn’t be that way. Don’t be afraid of going vegan or raw vegan because all these ex-vegans are discouraging people based on their biases and personal experiences to go back to animal products. In this video, we are going to clarify all these misconceptions around menstrual problems and will give you tips to avoid them.


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✪ RAW VEGAN BOOKS that I recommend for beginners to understand this lifestyle:
✯ Becoming Raw by Brenda Davis – Scientific proof or raw-veganism: https://amzn.to/37brrOD
✯ The 80/10/10 diet by Doug Graham – To get a grasp of what this lifestyle is about and understanding macronutrients ratios: https://amzn.to/2G7Nhqp
✯ My friend Lisa’s latest raw-vegan meal plan Vol III: https://amzn.to/30Dts3D

✪ Watch “The game changers” movie on Amazon: https://amzn.to/38ik5Ji

✪ Vitamin B12 that I have tried and work (USA):
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My name is Areli and I am a Physician, a Pathologist, and Neuropathologist and I am certified by the University of Winchester in Plant-Based Nutrition. Besides pathology, one of my passions is health promotion by teaching the benefits of a plant-based diet with an emphasis on raw foods. Since approximately 10 years ago I have studied nutrition and I’ve transitioned over the last 11 years from S.A.D. eater (all my life until 2006), Atkins (2007-2008), Vegetarianism (2009-2012), veganism (2013-until today) and I have leveled up my game to Raw-Veganism from 1/1/2018 until this day.

The evidence supporting the plant-based diet is undeniable and more and more research and people’s experiences prove it over and over again. My medically-trained critical mind, but most importantly, my own experience, observation, and analysis by following up of other raw vegans and their journeys, as well as self-experimentation, has allowed me to come to the conclusion that a well planned raw-vegan diet is one of the most optimal diets for humans. The plant-based diet movement needs to embrace the raw-vegan lifestyle as another version (the healthiest version in my opinion) of veganism, although there’s not enough published medical literature in the subject, the anecdotal evidence of thousands of people cannot be ignored. Despite being vegan for my health, I am also Vegan at heart: animals are here with us, not for us.

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✯ British Dietetic Association confirms well-planned vegan diets can support healthy living in people of all ages: https://www.bda.uk.com/news/view?id=179

✯ It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1…

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IN DEFENCE OF VEGANISM | response to ex-vegans

[UltraVid id=289 ]In this video, I discuss the recent events where vegan influencers have quit veganism and talk about my thoughts as to why this is. I also discuss MY personal experience on a vegan lifestyle for the last (almost) five years.

“It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. Well-planned vegetarian diets are appropriate for individuals during all stages of the life cycle, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, and adolescence, and for athletes.”


WHAT I EAT FOR BREAKFAST | Dr. Esselstyn & Other Plant-Based Docs

[UltraVid id=269 ]Dr. Shireen Kassam, MBBS, FRCPATH, PhD :
“There’s a breakfast I think … there’s got to be one best breakfast which has to be oats, whether it’s hot cooked oats or whether it’s overnight cold soaked oats and steel-cut whole oats, which then eaten with some sort of fruit like berries and has some additions like flax seeds or hemp so I think you can’t go wrong if you eat oats berries and some sort of seed for breakfast.”

Dr. Cyrus Khambatta, PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry, Co-Founder of Mastering Diabetes :
“My favourite plant-based meal of all time, is an a large acai bowl. So, in that bowl what I usually do is take a acai packet frozen acai packet and I blend it with something like bananas … then it turns into this sort of soft-serve thick ice cream consistency and then on top of that I will add a bunch of fruit all that Mangos all that Papayas a lot bananas all that dates on top of that and it tastes great it’s nice and cold it’s super refreshing and it’s very satisfying.”

Dr.Mahesh Shah, General Practitioner
“Only there’s great lots of fiber, lots of minerals and vitamins, but I sprinkled flax seeds on it which are great for your Omega 3, chia seeds … Again, great for Omega 3, hemp seeds great for protein and omega-3 as well and some sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. And then I like to put a little bit of date sugar on top as well, just to give it that slight sweet taste and maybe a bit of cinnamon as well.”

Dr Pamela Popper, PhD, President of
Wellness Forum Health:
“My favorite breakfast, but it’s not only my favourite breakfast it’s what I eat like a 363 days out of 365 I make a smoothie that we have the ingredients here it has almond milk and vegetable powers and banana and frozen fruit and ground flaxseeds and food grade green tea tbsp of overseas and then I have with that it’s a nice great big 20 ounces 14 grams of fiber kind of thing and then I have two pieces of Ezekiel bread toast with fat-free hummus and it’s a lot of calories but it gets me through the morning exercise and keeps my blood glucose levels for you know even for a real long time so that’s my favorite breakfast.

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Author of
Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease:
“For breakfast, I almost always will have old-fashioned Quaker Oats with raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and blackberries some raisins a banana and then some oat milk I felt like that really holds me

Dr. Joel Kahn, MD – Cardiologist
“The data has been reasonably strong that breakfast isn’t a meal you should skip. So, one line permits, it’s gonna be a big bowl of oatmeal, it’s gonna be some fresh blueberries, maybe frozen, it’s gonna be walnuts, it’s gonna be the spices I love.
I’m gonna put cinnamon and go put nutmeg, I’m gonna put all spice. I’m gonna put ground cloves, maybe some cacao nibs and it’s gonna be thick and just wonderful.”

Dr Dean Sherzai, MD,
Former Health Minister:
“And you know, everybody says steel cut oats and and berries so yeah definitely that’s a major car but we have vegan pancakes and you know we have vegan cheese with bread and we have we love having potatoes with all kind of garnishing on it for breakfast the choices are so many and we have two kids a 13 year old and an 11 year old and out our our game is that every day we would have something different ”

Dr. Ayesha Sherzai, MD, Physician:
“My favorite breakfast recipe is tofu scramble. We eat a lot of tofu which is an excellent plant-based protein and the way I make it is, you know I make it very spicy. I lived in India, I have, I have this .. this love for spices and we cook it with onions and garlic and turmeric and paprika and coriander and cumin. We eat it as is, with some baked potatoes sometimes or we roll it up in a whole-wheat tortilla as a tofu scramble burrito and I think. that’s my favorite breakfast.”

Dr Robert Ostfeld, MD, Cardiologist:
“So, my breakfast usually is one of two things. Not now, the overarching theme is, I want it to be quick and easy. So I’ll have the giant ball of oatmeal sometimes I’ll have two .. or a smoothie and the smoothie I’ll toss in like a ton ton of greens a ton of frozen fruit and I’ll just I’ll literally drink an entire Vitamix full

Dr Michelle McMacken, MD, Assistent Professor of Medicin, NYU
“What I eat many many many days of my life is overnight oats. and the way I make overnight oats is I take old-fashioned rolled oats I add either almond milk or soy milk that’s unsweetened I like to add frozen berries and it’s delicious it’s filling it’s filled with fiber it’s filled with antioxidants and Phytonutrients and it keeps me going all morning while I’m seeing patients

Dr. Barry Gritz, MD, American Board Of Psychiatry and Neurology
“I have found a place around town that actually has amazing vegan burritos, I mean beautiful scrambled tofu with an ancho chili dip that might be something I might have for breakfast.”

Dr. Celeste Palmer, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician:
“it is green season, so in the garden we have collard greens kale arugula and so I use those in the smoothie with lemon apple pears, some dates, regular water or coconut water and that’s what I drink on my way into work.”

Dr Roxanne Georg, MD, FAAP,
“My favorite, by far is probably like ..you know .. plant-based cliche but, avocado toast with some tomatoes and salt and pepper and nutritional yeast. I put a little bit of like help seasoning on there, so I get a little bit of my iodine dose for, you know, the week.”

Dr Brooke Goldner, MD,
Board Certified Physician :
“So I have my husband and two sons and we all drink green smoothies for breakfast right now. I mean, for the past, I’d say a year two at least, we’ve had the favorite one of the family, which is Green’s from Costco, so it’s just a mix of greens kale spinach all that stuff, flax or chia seeds, depending what was on sale. And then, mango pineapple and really ripe bananas and water and we blend those up and we all just chug them down.”

Dr. Martica Heaner, PhD,
Exercise Physiologist:
“Sometimes, when I’m feeling .. you know, a little bit more .. wavering towards a junk food breakfast, I’ll make some grits. I am from the south and so I’ll take some grits which is, you know, made from corn and I will add some nutritional yeast and some jalapenos and salt and pepper and it’s delicious. The nutritional yeast gives it a little bit of a cheesy flavor and of course the jalapeno spices it up and then a lot of times, obviously, it leftover so I might have some .. you know, veggies or pasta or something. So that’s what I eat for breakfast .”


Dr. Ellsworth Wareham – 98 years old vegan

[UltraVid id=61 ]you my name is Massimo Leopardi. I’m a cardiothoracic surgeon and practice that is my specialty all my professional life I’m 98 years of age and I practiced the cardiothoracic surgery until I was 95 I have first try to be active by working around my yard doing my pruning of my bushes and I mow my own lawn so I try to get a little exercise doing that as far as my dietary program is concerned I happen to be a vegan I’ve been a vegan now for about half my life I think that’s a healthy form of nutrition I try to maintain the calm approach to the problems of life and not worry and fret over problems that come along I get a good night’s sleep and if I feel like it I take a nap during the day so I really try to be caught as careful as I can and preserving what energy I have like wood work and when I was 95 and because of this of course I attracted some publicity from the National Geographic and incidentally the people I’ve worked with very much wanted me to continue but I felt I should spend a little more time at home with my family I could be working right now I could do anything that I did then and now 98 but I picked 95 as an arbitrary time when I would quit I have always been inclined to be a vegetarian my folks were farmers and we had quite a bit of meat available but it never appealed to me to eat animal products I never did drink milk by the glass I would use it on my cereal and of course my mother and then later on my wife I’d use it in cooking so I was naturally inclined toward a vegetable type of diet but I was concerned about the adequacy of the nutrition when I found out that I could get by by taking a little vitamin b12 why of course I then became entirely vegan and I think that it has been a very fine form of attrition it’s a little extreme to tell a person who is using flesh foods and that you’re going to take everything entirely away from them but I have when I was in practice in medicine I would tell the patients that the veg vegetable based diet was the healthy way to go and as much as possible we keep away from the animal products it has to be something that the person wants to cooperate in and people are very sensitive about what they eat now you can talk to people about exercising and you can talk to people about relaxation and good mental attitude and life things like that and they will accept that but you talk to them about what they’re eating and people are very sensitive about that if if an individual is willing to listen I will try to explain to them on a scientific basis of how I think it’s better for them I read a statement in the Wall Street Journal last year I think it was in January of last year that I thought was quite significant and it was this that all tastes are acquired except for breast milk now this means you see that if you as a parent will start your child on a healthy nutrition they’ll like it but an individual let us say who is old even my age can change their taste buds now there are a lot of people that take too much salt and their food they think is flat unless they have a lot of salt in it but if you will diminish the amount of salt gradually after a while they won’t know the difference and in a mout a matter of three months or so you can do a great deal to change your taste habits if you are willing to do it if a person is willing to go through the change and give himself time he will enjoy foods that are healthy for as you know cholesterol is the chief problem you have to be concerned about as far as development coronary occlusion and coronary disease is concerned if your cholesterol is under a hundred and forty very very seldom that anybody has a heart attack with a cholesterol of 140 now the factors that influence your cholesterol are things that we should know about and one of the factors is the amount of saturated fat and most animal fat is saturated whereas the vegetable fat is unsaturated or mono saturated so you have to avoid the animal fats now there are those scientists including dr. Colin Campbell of Cornell University that say that animal proteins will also affect your cholesterol not just the fat in other words you pour off the cream off your milk and drink the skim milk even the casein of the milk will raise your cholesterol and then people say also high intake of sugar will affect your cholesterol so if you can keep your cholesterol under 140 your chances of developed coronary disease are very small exercise is beneficial in reducing user lestor all but if you’re taking in a considerable amount of saturated fat you can’t exercise enough to lower it as much as it should be Lord the easiest way to get your cholesterol down is to watch what you eat now you can lower your cholesterol by exercise but now I’m talking about no 15 or 20 milligrams % something like that but if you get on a vegan diet which is a little fat you can drop it much more when we went abroad we had an open heart surgery team that this would be maybe a dozen to two dozen people that would go with team and do open heart surgery in overseas countries but this was back 50 years ago you see when open heart surgery is first starting out now there’s no no need to do anything like that now most of the surgery we did when we went abroad it was for congenital heart disease that is defects of the heart with which a person is born holes in the heart and malformations the valves fourth and the other was valvular heart disease due to rheumatic fever we didn’t do very many coronary cases when we would oversee coronary disease is a disease of the more developed countries that’s being a little bit discriminatory I presume but America undoubtedly in my opinion has been the leader in the development of coronary disease I mean in development of treatment of heart disease and I think has also led out in the research of cause disease we have a lot of information in this country which is not being applied which would greatly reduce the incidence we have of coronary disease I don’t know whether you’ve been following the news but Mayor Bloomberg of New York as you know made certain laws establishing the size of the soft drinks which you can buy and so forth so on and he has other areas in which he is also enforcing by law healthful habits many people question whether you should have your individual freedom limited by laws but there’s no question about it that there are certain things that we could implement in this country that we great they reduce heart disease you know the Cleveland’s linic is the world’s great center for coronary artery disease coronary angiography the study of the coronary arteries was developed at Cleveland Clinic and you can’t diagnose that where the stoppages in your coronary arteries without coronary angiography now we have some newer methods but that’s still sort of the gold standard and dr. Esselstyn of the cleveland clinic he says that coronary artery disease does not need to exist and if it does it doesn’t need to progress and he does it on a low-fat vegan diet there have been only two people in the world that I know of they’ve demonstrated that they can arrest and reverse coronary artery disease and they are dr. Dean Ornish of San Francisco and dr. Esselstyn of the Cleveland Clinic and they both did it on a low-fat vegan diet if you would go on a little fat vegan diet and you exercise her chances of developing coronary disease will be very low get that cholesterol under a hundred and forty and you can my cholesterol is ordered 17 if I have some pain in my chest I know it is not the coronary disease may be due to some something in my esophagus hiatus hernia from my stomach or something else but it’s not coronary disease because of a hundred and seventeen I’m not going to develop it anybody can do those things very simple


Start Raw Vegan Challenge Now for 2019

[UltraVid id=48 ]Well hey there everybody I’m Jack this is Rob co-living thanks for joining me today hope everybody’s having had a happy hump day I’m shooting this on Wednesday morning and I’m just getting the video done before I get to work here I have added some new designs to the store and kind of just making the store look a little bit nicer as always I’ll have the description and I have a link to our store in the description below so go check it out sometime anyhow today is gonna be about start raw vegan challenge now for 2019 guys that do videos every day so if you haven’t already done it please don’t go down there and hit that subscribe button now and then immediately click on the little bell and check send notifications so you’ll stay subscribe to the channel youtube’s unsubscribing a lot of people now through my analytics those could be fake people because there’s always a ton of fake accounts on YouTube as on other social media platforms so anyhow just letting you know that so you can stay tuned to your favorite channels not just mine you know I like to Zig where others zag most people will not start talking about Ravi you know getting started with anything or challenges or anything until 2019 because that’s kind of just how P we do it you know the big New Year’s resolutions but and as we’re going into the fourth quarter of 2018 here and just you know less than 10 day ten days twelve days something like that there’s a lot of time left that’s three months that’s three months there’s no need to just sit around and do nothing and wait and say okay once 2019 gets then I’ll rededicate myself again no anytime of the year the best time to start something is right now there’s no need to wait for it and you know when I say a challenge for 2019 they can mean whatever that you want it to mean but it should mean improvement if anything it should at least mean improvement being better on January 1st 2019 than you are now now put some people have you know some people do it a little bit slower but to be quite honest with you the it was somebody that was motivated there is absolutely no reason that you couldn’t go from standard American diet right now to pretty much a fully raw vegan lifestyle by 2019 it would take it would take a real desire to want to do it and it would take a little bit of planning but it really to be honest it wouldn’t be all that difficult ok assess where you are right now are you doing raw food diet at all are you eating a standard American diet or you vegan plant-based that’s not doing raw this more interested in raw ok assess where you are right now where do you want to be on January 1st maybe you don’t want to be full maybe you want to be fully raw maybe you don’t want to be fully raw maybe you want to be a X amount of raw maybe you want to be have progressed certain amount that’s up to you but decide where you want to be assess where you are right now decide where you want to be on January 1st and set yourself a progression I like progression I mean you know it’s like if it’s got to be it’s snail-pace whether it’s removing something on a weekly basis maybe you are gonna do it slow I don’t know like I say I always like to focus on just be moving forward don’t worry about how much you’re moving forward if you continuously keep moving forward and you don’t go back you don’t go back and forth you’ll get there steady wins the race just a little each day a little each day a little each day keep being consistent with it and you will move forward so decide you know you decide for yourself but okay and I’m not going to put a whole lot of specifics out there because like I say I won’t to try to inspire people to do this with wherever they are so there’s going to be a wide range of where people are let’s say you’re not doing role at all simply go relative you know that I’ve kind of got like a loose program I’ve talked about based on that either going raw fully raw in three months from standard American diet to raw in three months or do it in five months and that first step would just simply be going or also noon and you know go big go big you have got to eat plenty of food to do this so when I’m saying go relative noon if you’ve never done this before you can’t eat two bananas you can’t eat two bananas in the morning and white-knuckle it out try to hang in there until noon eat yourself a big breakfast you know I just had I just had bananas I had banana and cinnamon kind of banana cinnamon milk I like it real thick and I probably had eight or nine bananas in there that’s like 900 calories so that is going to stay with you for quite some time and those are good calories those are healthy calories I’ve noticed you know I was somewhere recently maybe in a mall and I went by McDonald’s and I noticed they put all the calories and stuff up there that eight or nine hundred good calories is still more than what you’re eating at your McDonald’s or whatever and people eat that and make it till noon so just make it to noon you know if you’re already doing the raw just try to move forward like I say wherever you are set that plan and move forward that’s listen I talked about that yesterday having a plan writing it down those are just two tools that will be invaluable to you so you know who knows maybe you’re doing maybe you’re doing Ronald relative dinner right now and then that okay your progression from there there’s a lot of different progressions along the way what I’m just trying to do is kind of give you some ideas to inspire wherever you are what you can do to move forward to improve by the end of the year you know if you’re already doing raw till dinner then you’re just a really a couple of steps away then I would just say you know and maybe who knows if you’re doing Ronald dinner also how hard has this lifestyle been for you do you need a little bit more of a a little bit more of a formal progression okay if it’s even if it’s tough for you okay if you’re doing Ralph till dinner start doing raw fully start doing fully raw three nights a week that that leaves you four nights a week that you know you’re gonna be eating cooked and I think a lot of the times when people are shifting to raw it’s just that cook thing can be a psychological thing not knowing you know the whole fully raw means never never so if you start thinking you know if you think in the terms of how I’m never gonna eat cooked food again it can be intimidating so when you’re doing it three days a week you’re being fully raw three days a week but you still have that in your head okay but I will be eating four days a week even when you go to eating fully raw five days a week that’s what I would say the next progression would be do it for three days a week maybe for a month then Ford then then after one month do it for five days a week your fully raw but you still have that little psychological fallback you know that you’re going to have cooked food two days a week so in then in month three see there you’re getting stronger you’re getting stronger you’re getting less used to it you’re starting to see like okay I can do without this cooked food then in that third month or if it’s the fifth month if you’re coming all the way from a standard American diet you go fully raw but like I say I’m just throwing a bunch of different examples out there because just always be progressing a little bit each day maybe you were on a standard American diet and even that sounds crazy you know eating all those amount of bananas MIT but and hey that’s a valid because you hear people talking about all these crazy amounts of bananas or crazy amounts of fruit or volume of food and you’re like well I could never eat all that and you’re right for right now because none of us came into this I remember you know when I first came to this lifestyle in bananas I remember eating three or four or five bananas the first time and going oh my god I can’t believe I just ate five bananas but so if you’re just starting on this lifestyle and you just heard me say eight or nine banana and you’re thinking oh that’s impossible split it up you know have yourself some fruit first thing in the morning and then maybe you have to take it in smaller meals you know maybe you have to eat a couple two or three bananas now two or three bananas in a couple hours and then more to get it to lunch the methods I like people to have to kind of come up with their own methods you know that’s why I’m not a big fan of programs and having other people set out you’re you know how you’re gonna do it for you because you know you so you need you have to kind of personalize this and figure out little tricks little methods little personal aspects of a plan they’re gonna motivate you to do it because how I do it may not be your way of doing it so I’ll just finish off by saying wherever you are on this journey whether you’re starting from scratch maybe whether you’ve been doing it a few months maybe whether you’ve been doing a good while and haven’t had success with it set yourself a reasonable goal for you and what I mean by a reasonable goal is not something that’s too easy or not something that’s super out of reach that you know you probably realistically not going to get to but just set yourself a challenge that will be a good challenge you know that’ll be that won’t be too hard for you but there won’t be too easy for you and then just set your plan and move forward from there and judge your once you get to January first I don’t want you to be too harsh on yourself I don’t want you to be too overly easy on yourself but don’t look for perfection the biggest thing more than anything is I would like to just see you have made a significant improvement in the next three or four months you know like they say what’s this so there’s some sort of a cliche saying shoot for the stars and if we don’t reach the stars we still hit pretty high that’s the biggest thing I want I don’t want some challenge where you’re like oh well I didn’t do exactly or I didn’t do it a hundred percent or I’d get you know I didn’t get it as far as I wanted to get but I moved forward I improved and improve my just just listen to what I just said right there just like it’s as simple as that you improved your bet you will be better on January 1st 2019 than you are now but soon the holidays will come in soon follow will come in and all this oh the pumpkin spice and I got to go to Starbucks and get this and then it’ll be Halloween candy and you’ll roll into the holidays and it’s easy once the weather change you start rolling in the holidays just to get that mentality of okay well I’ll wait I’ll just might as well you know forget it for this year and I’ll start all over with the New Year’s resolution now is always the best time to start so let’s do us a little challenge and let’s clean it up by the 1st of the year and then you’ll go into 2019 and you can set your resolutions goals whatever much higher than you would if you just then if you do nothing now and just wait for the new year to get here so anyhow let’s do it I hope you guys enjoyed this one today if you liked it please give me a thumbs up and I’ll see you again tomorrow peace


What A Vegan Olympic Weightlifter Eats In A Day! (Kendrick Farris)

[UltraVid id=33 ]Kendrick Farris is an American weightlifter who competed at this year’s Rio Olympics 2016 six years into his weightlifting career he decided to become a vegan since making the start change in 2014 Ferris has moved up a weight class and set an American weightlifting record by lifting over 800 pounds at the 2016 Olympic Trials when asked about why he chose to go plant-based he said my son was born almost two years ago in September 2014 and something happened where I was just seeing the whole thing so I’m like I need to do something different like how do you get back to what is the most purest form of our life our being and it started with the food I was doing some research and wanted to know more about my ancestry and I traced it back to one of the tribes of Israel their diet was a kosher diet but I wasn’t sure about the process of animal preparation so I made up my mind to try if he can diet now my body recovers a lot faster I feel lighter my mind is a lot more clear I feel I can focus a lot better not that I wasn’t a focused individual before but now I feel like I’m totally locked in this focus helped him set that u.s. record of a combined 377 kilogram at the Olympic Trials in May which is around eight hundred and thirty pounds with a 209 kilogram clean-and-jerk that’s four hundred and sixty pounds and a hundred and sixty eight kilogram snatch that’s three hundred and seventy pounds when asked about beef burgers Ferriss said you can replace it and it can taste amazing and be better for your body it’ll help with recovery reduce stress and inflammation in the body here’s what he eats on a typical day for breakfast he usually has vegan pancakes he also said he eats a wide variety of fruit with his favorite being grapefruit blackberries and blueberries his midday snack is a vegan protein shake and/or homemade trail mix with almonds cashews and pistachios lunch will often be avocado quesadillas or Spinach Lasagna another typical lunch is a salad grilled vegetables sweet potatoes beans and rice for his post-workout snack he has guacamole and black bean chips and for dinner he has black bean quesadillas or burgers made of homemade mushroom and rice patties he says he drinks a lot of water with lime mixed in and when he eats out he usually has some grilled vegetables vegan bread pasta and the salad bar the final word comes from Ferris he said start paying attention to what you’re putting into your body these things will help you have not just a clearer mind and a longer life but man you’ll have a greater quality of life it’s a beautiful thing and that’s the message that I hope to give to people thank you for watching this video if you liked it please give it a thumbs up leave a comment below and subscribe for more upcoming videos if you want to see what I’m eating follow me on instagram @ 80/10/10 in london



[UltraVid id=18 ]Whoa do you see all the vegan food here? Hello everyone it’s rose and welcome back to cheat lazy vegan and another video today you guys is something that I haven’t done for a very long time which is a grocery haul but it’s not just a grocery haul this is going to be a grocery guide for anyone that is new to veganism or is interested in transitioning into a vegan or anyone that’s just interested in a more plant-based lifestyle in general I know that this is vegan uary at the moment which is when people go vegan for the month of January and so there may be a lot of you that are very new and kind of overwhelmed with this lifestyle so I hope that this video is of help to you I have tons of recipe videos on this channel that are simple and easy and affordable to show you guys the vegan lifestyle is really not that difficult if you plan it properly and if you kind of are going into it with a little bit of research a little bit of knowledge so I’m hoping that this video can provide you with a little bit of that I actually have done a video like this a few years ago when I kind of first started my youtube channel and it’s actually very relevant today so if you want to watch this video and the older one both might be helpful to you I actually filmed that one in the UK when I used to live in London so if you aren’t living in the UK maybe that’s more relevant to you now I live in Canada so yeah all of these products that I purchased are from just one big grocery store meaning I did not go to a Whole Foods I did not go to a natural food store of any sort I just went to a plain old big grocery store I just want to remind you guys that you don’t need to shop at Whole Foods you don’t need to shop at Planet Organic of course those places are great and wonderful for a lot of things but the majority of the time I just show up at a regular grocery store you don’t need to go to those expensive stores to maintain a few can lifestyle so yeah I’m just going to go ahead and show you guys everything I got I’m also gonna go through how much everything costs at the very end so I hope you guys enjoy alright everyone here are the groceries lined up on my island here I’m standing on my stool so hopefully this cheap stool from Ikea will not break wish me luck hi this is totally old school cheap lazy vegan style I’m excited I’m gonna show you guys everything here I’m gonna go through everything and I’m also going to tell you in the end how much everything costs so you get an idea of vegan food costs spoiler alert it’s really not expensive to shop vegan anyways let’s get started alright I’m gonna start in this left corner here and these are kind of my grains I kind of arranged it in the best of my ability so bread really important a lot of people think bread is not vegan friendly that’s just not true a lot of bread especially store-bought bread like this is vegan friendly just make sure you check the ingredients list but most of the time it is actually big and friendly so I always like to get whole-grain just because it’s a little bit healthier so yeah we also have some pastas again people think pasta is not vegan friendly most of the time it is guys just make sure again check that ingredients list by the way if you’re new vegan and you’re confused at the ingredients list if it says may contain when it says may contain it is an allergy issue for example they may have produced this in a factory that also produces something that contains eggs so it doesn’t mean that the end product contains eggs they’re just basically covering their basis by telling people ok we do produce eggs in the same factory so if it says may contain eggs or may contain milk you’re still good to go unless you are actually allergic I still purchase things for example this thing says may contain eggs but it doesn’t actually contain eggs so to me that’s vegan lasagna noodles oven ready I love lasagna I love making lasagna it’s one of my favorite things to make especially for non vegans because it always forgetting tastes so good so I do have a recipe on this I seriously I need to do another lasagna recipe video because I feel like there’s so many ways to make a delicious vegan lasagna we also have some whole-grain spaghetti so yeah pasta bread usually vegan friendly ok right guys I bought some sushi rice because I wanted to make sushi so rice is very different depending on the brand that you buy depending on the kind this is sushi rice it’s basically like Japanese rice Japanese or Korean rice is gonna be stickier and that’s the kind of rice I like so yeah this is gonna be white rice I normally like to just eat brown rice but for sushi white rice is good noodles yay this is so convenient this one comes in a four pack which makes me very happy oh da noodles are so convenient especially this kind that is already precooked it literally takes like not even 2 minutes to cook up it’s cheap it’s super quick it’s so good oh my god I love you don’t know so much honestly this is like the cheap lazy vegan it’s a staple it’s really good to have especially for the days when you get lazy I always like to prepare for those days when I don’t want to cook when I just want something really quick and new da noodles are gonna be great okay rice is wonderful but it takes a long time to cook ludo noodles not so much literally you can make a meal in less than 10 minutes with uno noodles all right so this is kind of miscellaneous I’m just gonna show you guys I got two things of nori sheets these are roasted seaweed sheets this is great for sushi guys so if you want to make sushi rolls nori sheets are so delicious and they’re really really great you can also like cut them up into like little pieces and just put them on top of your rice stuff like that all right let’s move on this way I’ve got tofu you guys know I love tofu my store was out of extra firm tofu I don’t know why or the brand that I normally use so this one is medium firm tofu I have a full video where I talk about tofu so I’m gonna link that down below if you guys are interested in everything there is to know or at least everything that I know about tofu I’m not like a tofu genius but I love tofu so much so yeah this is my laughs and if you buy these most of the time these packages as long as you don’t open them they do last a really long time in the fridge so just check the expiration date like this one expires end of January so I still have like almost a month to consume this once you open it up though it only lasts like a few days in the fridge so that’s one source of vegan protein a lot of people wonder about the in protein so let me go through my other sources of vegan protein here so we’ve got different kinds of beans and lentils so we’ve got black beans we have kidney beans and we also have green lentils these are canned which means they are just ready to eat or can literally just open them up and eat it okay so I love having canned beans and lentils in stock so that again for those days when I don’t feel like doing anything and I don’t feel like cooking and I just want a meal in 10 I have it just ready to go but sometimes you have extra time and that’s why dry beans come in handy these are dry chickpeas you can’t eat these okay these are dry you have to cook them first so first you want to soak it for about eight hours if not longer and then you cook it on the pot with tons of water let it come to a boil and then once it comes to a boil you want to turn that down to a simmer and let it simmer for like almost an hour or until they are really really soft okay so they’re gonna like double in size compared to what you can see here the reason why I want both is because generally dry beans tend to be cheaper so if you’re looking to save money or if you eat a lot of beans it’s actually really good to have dry beans that you cook in bulk and you can actually freeze them I would portion them out and freeze them that’s what I do quite often so that whenever I’m ready to eat them it’s pretty much like having canned means I’m ready to eat them take them out heat them up and you’re ready to go but sometimes I don’t have cooked beans already in the freezer okay because my life ain’t always together and that is why can’t beans come in handy these are essentials guys tofu and beans lentils these are my protein essentials love these protein sources absolutely necessary I would throw them into pretty much every single meal that I have nuts and seeds as well which I have enough of in my pantry which is why I didn’t I didn’t buy any new ones here but yeah really really really essential ingredients right here whoo Wow my my arm hurts geez okay let’s go through these so diced tomatoes that’s all in French guys okay diced tomatoes and tomato sauce I love having some form of canned tomato either dice or tomato sauce this is so handy really really good for so many different types of dishes chili if you want to make a pasta sauce if you want to make I don’t know anything diced tomatoes tomato sauce I think are really really great ingredients to have I use them so often so really good all right now let’s move on to this little area here let’s go through the back almond milk avi any sort of non-dairy milk really really good to have you’re in your fridge and you can also get ones that you don’t even need to refrigerate so if you just want to keep them in your pantry until you are ready to have it then that’s also good yeah mmm look I have two frozen things here I love frozen veggies fruit these are really really great to have for you know smoothies for example we’ve got four berry blend I’m gonna use these for a smoothie really really really good to have especially berries because I feel like fresh berries go bad really quickly so it’s good to have frozen ones to throw into smoothies and of course frozen veggies are also a must really good to have around especially for those lazy days what’d I tell you just always prepare for a rainy day okay quite often again produce goes bad really quickly and maybe you’re busy maybe you don’t go grocery shopping very often maybe you just don’t find yourself cooking enough for you to have fresh produce in your fridge all the time frozen veggies are such an essential even if you do have fresh produce most of the time which I normally do but sometimes you know maybe I haven’t had time to go grocery shopping frozen veggies and they still have nutritional benefits some people say that frozen veggies are actually more nutritious because they are frozen at that peak time when they are when the veggies are nutritious I don’t know if that is true but I’ll believe it right here we have hummus really really great vegan essential this one’s roasted pine nut hummus hummus is just awesome you don’t just have to use it as a dip you can use it as a spread you can even use it as like a pasta sauce if you’re super lazy you can just take the dough hummus some pasta dough and just mix it together maybe make like a pasta salad really really really good sauces let’s get on with the sauces I have tons of other sauces in my fridge I’ll show you guys if I have time but this might be a really long video already so I don’t know one thing to note is that so many sauces dressings things like that are vegan friendly by nature honestly you can get so many different kinds of sauces and spices and all of that stuff here we go we’ve got pasta sauce I always like to have a jar of pasta sauce just ready again for a rainy day if I’m feeling super lazy literally it’s so easy to just cook up a bit of pasta and then throw in a bit of sauce maybe throw in some beans some lentils and maybe throw in some veggies and here we go we’ve got a full-on meal that’s ready in like ten minutes so this one is sweet basil marinara do remember to check the ingredients list for your pasta sauces sometimes they do contain some milk or some ingredients that you might not want just make sure you just peak that ingredients list after a while of being vegan you’ll be able to look at ingredients list really quickly you just have this like really quick eye to look for milk ingredients or eggs or stuff like that so yeah pasta sauce always like to have in my pantry we also have some Frank’s Red Hot Sauce this is so good I’m gonna make cauliflower wings with this I love spicy sauce I love Frank’s hot sauce is so good and I also bought some balsamic vinegar this is just so I can use that as a dressing or maybe I’ll make something like other sauces out of it but yeah it’s good to have around and we also have some sweet chili sauce I don’t know if you guys have tried sweet chili sauce but it’s so yummy it’s so good on so many different things I can sometimes use it as a dressing or even to dip my veggies oh my gosh it’s so yummy I love it so much I also have ketchup body a low-sodium ketchup all right I guess now we can go through the produce section now obviously produce is all vegan which is great I’m just gonna show you guys what I bought I got some blueberries I just wanted some fruit I don’t eat enough fruit and I think one of the reasons is because I hate washing peeling fruit so blueberries are easy to eat so love them antioxidants hi laughs I got some broccoli this is organic it was on special I normally wouldn’t buy organic but hi we also got some avocado I got two avocados I think these are already right throw them in the fridge I don’t need to explain avocados do I you guys know how great avocados are already we got some spinach spinach is like my must-have green I love throwing spinach into smoothies I love stir-fried spinach I love just finish everything and you can freeze spinach as well if it’s starting to I don’t know if it’s in the fridge for a while and you’re not having it just freeze it and you can actually use that in smoothies so that’s what I do quite often which is what which is what I recommend I got two things of King oyster mushrooms and I got two because it was on like two for something and I love King oyster mushrooms oh they’re so good they just have a really good texture I don’t know something about the chew and I just love mushrooms love mushrooms so much speaking of mushrooms we got more we just got some white mushrooms here self-explanatory green onion self-explanatory let’s move on here I got some ginger I thought I would throw some ginger into some smoothies and also I love throwing ginger into like a stir-fry it’s so yummy so that’s what I got that and we also have some garlic AVI onion avi mushroom we went through that and then here we’ve got a couple of Chinese vegetables we’ve got baby bok choy which I love so much I don’t know what it is about baby bok choy or bok choy in general it’s so good pick some veggies that you really like and stick to those because you don’t have to you force yourself to eat you know stuff that you don’t like unless you don’t like any vegetable then you might want to work on it next I bought this Chinese broccoli I’ve never actually cooked this so I’m not really sure what’s gonna go down but I’m pretty excited about it and I assume I have to cook it with a lot of oil and water but probably need to google it I want to cook it probably with some garlic and I just feel like it’s gonna be delicious because I don’t know I’ve had this in Chinese restaurants and it’s good it’s yummy and I also caught it because it was 30% off and last but not least I got some cucumber I love cucumbers they’re so refreshing they’re so easy to eat so convenient I always feel so clean when I eat cucumber it’s so good I’m gonna probably eat some with hummus very soon mm-hmm okay and there we have it guys oh my gosh looks like a lot of food right alright guys so that was my grocery haul and this entire thing which is going to last me a really long time has a lot of staples this cost me a hundred and fifteen dollars and twenty five cents Canadian so that right now is the equivalent of about $85 u.s. I’m not sure what it is in pounds I will calculate that I mean to be fair the Canadian dollar isn’t doing that well at the moment it’s actually pretty bad but yeah this is 115 Canadian dollars for all of this food which i think is really good especially considering I got some major staples here that are going to last me along time for example the rice we’ve got who don’t noodles we’ve got you know lots of beans frozen veggies we got sauces that are gonna last me a long time so it’s really really affordable guys it does not have to be expensive following a vegan diet okay it’s not like I was even trying really hard to be super frugal either so I was just kind of like shopping for things I needed and it just turned out to be you know 115 dollars and again it seems like a lot of money 115 dollars but think about how much food I can make with all of this I can already think of so many different meals I can make with all of this food these are some essentials I hope you guys found this video helpful or you know educational or entertaining I don’t know if you did don’t forget to give it a big thumbs up there you go alright so that was my vegan grocery haul its lush guide of course this is not the end-all be-all I eat a lot of other things as well these are just some basic things that I do like to buy on a regular basis if you guys want to see kind of like a pantry slash fridge tour let me know because I can do one of those as well some people requested that so I can show you guys kind of what’s already in my pantry so that you can you know compiled that information along with this information and kind of figure out all the things they can eat on a vegan lifestyle again I’ve lost the recipes on here on my youtube channel but yeah I wish you the best of luck I have done many videos before that are kind of catered toward beginner vegans and people that are interested in a vegan lifestyle so I’ll link some of those videos down below so you guys can get some more information and more resources from me I hope you guys enjoyed this video if you did enjoy it or found it helpful please give it a big thumbs up and of course if you’re new to cheap lazy vegan don’t forget to subscribe for more vegan inspiration and I will see you guys in my next video bye