A whole foods vegan diet may be a healthy diet for some people. The diet may be healthy for people who eat the standard American diet which is full of processed foods and junk foods. If you decide not to go whole foods and just eat “vegan”, including your favorite processed vegan “meats” made to look like real meat and other varieties of processed vegan treats you find in the popular grocery stores, I would say this is never a good option if you are seeking long term health.
Caffeine Addiction I’ve been addicted to coffee for years. I probably haven’t had a break from coffee for over 5 years. Even when I travel, I’m sick or when coffee is inconvenient, I find a way to get caffeine in my system before starting my day. It’s the first thing I do when I wake … Read more
Despite differences in the protein and fats I choose to eat and the seasoning I use, I can get bored of eating similar style meals every day (eggs, meat, veggies etc..). That’s why I allow myself to have cheat meals where I eat basically whatever the hell I want.
Cheat meals can involve drinking copious amounts of alcohol and eating appetizers, desserts, and fried foods, all of which can be pretty unhealthy and damaging. I’m not on a mission to be unhealthy but if unhealthy dishes is what the menu has and what people recommend, that is what I will try.
Are You a Picky Eater?
I’m lucky I’m not a picky eater. I can adjust and adapt to most types of ingredients I find at the grocery stores. If my typical cheese, meats or veggies aren’t there, I move on and purchase other ones. Just as long as they meet my general criteria of no sugar and grains.