Whole Foods Lifestyle - Where are all of the whole food/clean food eaters?
08-04-2010, 01:38 PM
Hi everyone! I just started eating clean on Monday. I've been part of the 20-somethings support group here, and I was surprised to find that this board is not nearly as active! Where is everyone? I'd love to make friends with similar food interests!
08-04-2010, 02:44 PM
Some of us gather here :D
08-04-2010, 03:03 PM
Some of us gather here :D
ha,ha! Susan, I was just going to say that! Come on over, Ade!
I typically hang in the South Beach forum- because thats kind of where i started and I can eat "wholly" and still be considered a SBD'r
08-05-2010, 08:41 AM
Dr.Joel Fuhrman and his "Eat to Live" and "Eat for Health" books have me eating with nutritional excellence in mind, so that leaves me with clean/whole foods at the top of my food choices.
I've lost 23 pounds, feel fabulous and have begun adding running to my daily walks. Not doing a full 5 mile run yet, but at least half of it is running.
And all this (finally) at age 56!!
08-05-2010, 10:30 AM
I'll start a monthly chat thread, here. Let's see if we can keep it going!
08-05-2010, 02:56 PM
I'm just getting started with whole foods and trying to keep things in perspective and make small, permanent steps. I get overwhelmed with all the information and research and personal opinions. It would be nice to join a group of like minded people to help me as I learn to implement this new lifestyle!
Right now I am getting all the processed foods out of my house, slowly switching to organic products, and trying to cut back on meat and dairy.
I workout with my elliptical machine 35-45 minutes a day and then just started Jillian's 30 Day Shred for strength training.
I have lost 40 pounds slowly over the past two years from my highest weight but I go for awhile really good and then after some success fall off the wagon and stay the same for months at a time before I dig in the willpower to start again. I would still like to lose another 40-45 pounds at this point.
All that to say...count me in! :)
08-09-2010, 11:29 PM
And me too! I have a LONG way to go in regaining my health and a healthy weight, but I feel I am on the right track. Have been enjoying an exclusively wholefoods diet for 3 weeks now and have easily lost--I'm really not sure how much at this point because I don't weigh often.
I'm thrilled to find a forum for wholefoods on this site. Glad to "meet" everyone!
09-02-2010, 01:21 PM
A little late to chime in but I am trying to follow a whole foods lifestyle. I have also decided to limit my meat intake by having one vegetarian meal a day and a vegetarian day a week.
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