Entries in nutrition (2)

Tuesday
Apr012014

Vegan March is Over

It's April 1st and vegan March (Marts med medfølelse) is over. Unfortunately I can’t really say I can feel any changes in my body. It’s feeling as healthy as before, but I guess I didn’t change that much with just removing fish, eggs and an occasional dairy product.

It’s been easy being vegan. Especially because Lara embraced the challenge, bought a vegan cook book (Forks over Knives) and whipped up some amazing vegan dishes at home. Friends took to me out to a vegan restaurant and another friend ordered me vegan food for his wedding. Thanks, you guys <3

Seeing as it’s April fools day I’d considered writing that I’d celebrate the end of vegan month with a big, red steak – but I just know that nobody would believe me. Instead I’ll tell you that I might go just a little more vegan from now. No strict dogmas, though. I’ll eat bread without checking if someone put dairy in. I’ll have an ice cream from my favorite place on Skydebanegade, when the sun is out and I’ll order fish when out in a (non vegan) restaurant. And I’ll probably enjoy it too.

I'm not going vegan. My diet will be plant-based. Not because I think we shouldn’t eat animals, but because I think it’s healthier for me to feed on green, fresh foods. The truth is that you can vbe vegan and really uinhealthy. There are vegan pizzas, cakes and sausages too... But by defining my diet as plat-based I will make sure to fill up on veggies, fruits, lentils, seeds and nuts instead of animal products and processed foods.

Saturday
Mar312012

Hungry For a Change

You know when you see or read something and it just resonates so much with you that you want to share it with the whole world -  or at least all your friends? Well, that's how I feel after watching the film Hungry for a Change. I might not be able to share it with the world but there are about a thousand of you dropping by this blog every month, so I'm hoping that some of you will take a look and maybe pass it on as well. This is really the stuff that ought to be taught to kids in school.

The movie might not have told me something I didn't already know about food, but it sure did motivate me to steer clear of refined sugar and sugar free stuff and stick to fresh, live foods. It also made me so happy that I had my last Diet Coke in mid-January after my yoga teacher training nutritionist told me that I was drinking poison. And I've been drinking a lot of poison in the shape of Diet Coke in my life thinking that I was being so healthy as I wasn't drinking sugar or alcohol. Turns out I probably would have been better off drinking red wine :)

Anyway. You can watch Hungry for a Change for free for about 9 more hours for the free world premiere. I don't know how much it will cost after that but it might still be worth it.

Watch the trailer under here and the whole thing here.

 

 Thanks to Detoxinista for sharing.