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I'm a new vegan (4 months) and don't eat soy or tofu. What are the best sources of complete proteins (including combinations of foods)? Thank you.

I'm a new vegan (4 months) and don't eat soy or tofu. What are the best sources of complete proteins (including combinations of foods)? Thank you.

What fun awaits!: Lots of info - enjoy, but be careful. A start: -veggies, fruits -spirulina, 60-70% protein -quinoa, amaranth -bee pollen, 25% protein -beans, lentils -hemp http://www.Ordinaryvegan.Net/veganguide/ libraries will have books galore. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for auto immune illnesses?? . I've heard vegan I've heard paleo I've heard eat more fish.

What is the best diet for auto immune illnesses?? . I've heard vegan I've heard paleo I've heard eat more fish.

No science here: These are simply folks' impressions, though they may be passionate about them. There aren't going to be prospective randomized studies because nobody will participate in them. Generally, food choices have little to do with health and disease despite all the huckstering. There are a few notable exceptions. If your physician agrees, working hard to stay fit often helps greatly with these. ...Read more

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Is eating a fully raw vegan/fruit diet really worth it and the best diet? My friends eyes turned from brown to green eating raw for yrs? How is this

Is eating a fully raw vegan/fruit diet really worth it and the best diet? My friends eyes turned from brown to green eating raw for yrs? How is this

Vegan diet requires: precision in how one eats. Raw foods are good but can create GI problems because digesting them is more difficult. Some folks include diary in their vegetarian diet to insure protein intake and par-boil some veggies. Peace and good health. Yolks too! ...Read more

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What is the best resource for a low-fat, low-sugar, low carbohydrate, high protein vegan diet?

What is the best resource for a low-fat, low-sugar, low carbohydrate, high protein vegan diet?

Very limited: Food is a combo of protein, carb, fat. Low sugar-easy. Low fat-easy, low carb-easy, high protein and vegan with all the other restrictions-really hard. Most vegan sources of protein e.G beans, tofu, tempeh, seitan, nuts, seeds, have fair amounts of the other nutrients as well. The more restricted a diet, the greater the chances for imbalance (old insight-hippocrates wrote it). ...Read more

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Best diet for PCOS weight loss on Metformin/Spiro: Vegan or Paleo? Nutritionist I saw knows nothing about PCOS. Looking to lose 5-7 pounds in 6 weeks or so, will be coupling diet with lots of exercise.

Best diet for PCOS weight loss on Metformin/Spiro: Vegan or Paleo? Nutritionist I saw knows nothing about PCOS. Looking to lose 5-7 pounds in 6 weeks or so, will be coupling diet with lots of exercise.

Good info: Rather than the label to select a diet, read this info. It explains the PCOS basis in food absorption.http://www.obgyn.net/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos/pcos-and-diet Your loss goal is sane and this should help. Best! ...Read more

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Several spots of poison ivy histamine bumps, have caked with Calamine lotion but spreading to eyes, best way to get oils off?

Several spots of poison ivy histamine bumps, have caked with Calamine lotion but spreading to eyes, best way to get oils off?

Contamination: The spread is from the resin on clothing and items contaminated by the poison ivy resin. You need to wash out everything and wipe clean any article including your shoes, car's floor mat etc. which might have come into contact with poison ivy. It is the resin which has caused the spread since poison ivy lesion is only localized to the area of contact. Try hydrocortisone cream in the meanwhile. ...Read more

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Which is best for a long, healthy life: a strict vegetarian or mixed diet?

Which is best for a long, healthy life: a strict vegetarian or mixed diet?

Mixed: You can have a healthy mixed diet, to focus on only one group of food is not enough to meet all the requirements for our body. One needs proteins, veggies, carbs , good fats and fruits to work better. ...Read more

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Can you be a vegan and still be healthy?

Can you be a vegan and still be healthy?

Absolutely: See: http://www.livestrong.com/article/481795-the-statistics-of-vegetarians-vs-meat-eaters/

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