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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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Can you tell me when dieting and walking and some running would it be best to have no bread in my diet?

Can you tell me when dieting and walking and some running would it be best to have no bread in my diet?

Carbs in general: can make losing weight difficult. They are rapidly broken down into complex sugars that turn into fat in your body. Bread is just one example of a carbohydrate. Decreasing them could certainly help you lose weight; find a balanced healthy diet (1200 kcal/day is recommended for dieting) for sustainable weight loss and lifestyle changes. Lean proteins are a great way to eat healthier. ...Read more

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Is whole grain bread really the healthiest? And which is best, multi, 12, or 15 grain?

Yes: Whole grain bread is healthier because it has more fiber and is less processed. It doesn't matter if it's whole wheat, multi grain, 12 grain, or 15 grain. And although it's healthy, it doesn't mean you should eat one loaf per day. :). ...Read more

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A person takes one chloresterol medication. Is it best for the person to use butter or margarine on breads? What is the final opinion on this?

A person takes one chloresterol medication. Is it best for the person to use butter or margarine on breads? What is the final opinion on this?

Final opinions: Final opinions change with evolving data and information sets. We presently are anti trans fat and getting less upset about saturated fat. Next week, month, year?...... moderation of intake of fats and avoidance of trans fats is the present reasonable advice. There are also alternatives including nothing to spread on bread. ...Read more