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Does Being A Vegan Make You Smell Better
Least of ur worries: About four percent of incoming medical students profess to be vegetarians; almost none are by the time of graduation -- they realize they were deceived. The dangers of both a vegetarian and a strict vegan diet are as great as, though different from, the junk-food obesogenic diet; both ruin people's health. If you must be a vegetarian, get scientific help on the supplements, and good luck. ...Read more
11 yr old son (vegan), stool is rancid, smells like something died. He said his stool is normal in color and consistancy. What can cause this?
Incomplete digestion: Sometimes, food is passed from the small to large intestine without being completely digested; the bacteria in the large bowel then work on the incompletely digested food, causing foul odors and sometimes gas. Sugars can be a major culprit. This is very common after episodes of viral stomach flu; the virus causes lower levels of enzymes in the small bowel, which will return to normal in a few wk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You and others.: You will become healthier when you stop poisoning your body with meat, milk and eggs. The global effect of reducing methane in the atmosphere and local effect of reducing fecal pollution in the groundwater is great for public health. The effect on the health of the chicken, cow, pig, lamb, fish, etc. Is immeasurable. Don't let meat eaters make you think veganism is dangerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been debating on becoming vegan for almost 1 yr. I'm not sure how to make the change, any recommendations to adjust smoothly? Any books? Thanks!
Many resources: Being vegan is healthy though many do better with some animal foods.It's not too hard:for breakfast try oatmeal with nuts ; berries, for lunch ; dinner salads, lots of veggies, beans ; whole grains, fruits ; nuts for snacks.See http://vegankit.Com/be ; http://www.Vegansociety.Com/become-a-vegan/ becoming vegan:the complete guide to adopting a healthy plant-based diet by brenda davis is a good book. ...Read more
I've recently gone vegan last month (September 3rd) and since then I have been feeling better and better. The transition was relatively easy-I was eating meat and dairy one day then the next day I cut it cold turkey. I'd like to add that during th
No specific foods: Cause the breast size alone to increase. Breast size is likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy, breast feeding ; possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise ; weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Who told you that?: You'll need to find out yourself whether it's true. Proponents of this diet, which does give the moral high ground, make all kinds of claims for its health benefits, and if you believed all of them you would be reading uncritically. A vegan diet without proper supplementation can ruin you health in a matter of weeks. Rightly done, it's about as healthy as any other. ...Read more
I became vegan. I did it for 8 weeks now. But i miss chicken. I'm thinking of adding only chicken back to my diet. Will it make me sick to eat it now?
No: I wouldnt think so-you werent allergic to it in the first place. Im sure your digestive system can still digest chicken. Go for it- just wing it... ...Read more
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