Posts tagged types of vegan diets
Mini Q & A!: Thoughts on Whole Foods vs Processed Foods, and Vegan Companies Owned by Non-Vegan Ones

We haven’t had a Q&A episode in such a long time! Our last one was to celebrate our 100th episode in The Brownble Podcast (part 1 and part 2), and since you’ve sent me so many questions I’d thought I’d settle down in front of the mic and answer them as best as I can, sharing any additional resources that might help you on your journey.

Since I love having Q&A’s that are as fluid, casual and friendly as a fun conversation with a friend, today we won’t be having the traditional written version of this episode, but I invite you to grab a cup of coffee, get comfy on the couch and listen in.

I’ll be answering a very popular question I see come up again and again in vegan circles: Should we be buying vegan products from brands that aren’t vegan, or from companies that have been bought by non-vegan companies? I’ll also discuss a question one of our darling Sams sent our way, which is related to whole foods vs. processed foods, and some of the specific vegan dietary trends or philosophies that restrict veganism further than excluding meat dairy and eggs.

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The Dieting Chronicles, Part 2

We're back with part 2 of the dieting chronicles. In the past 2 weeks I've shared the introduction to the series, as well as the first installment in which I talked about my first experiences with dieting. A journey through 23 diets (some of them two or three times), none of which worked, and all of which left me with a very unhealthy relationship with food, not to mention the opposite of what I was striving for which was of course, weight loss. As I mentioned last week, I had always believed that it was the emotional and overeating patterns I learned as a child that were the ones that made my relationship with food "complicated" (to say the least), but it took me years to realize that although some healing needed to occur there too, it's actually the dieting, the restriction and the deprivation that ruins our chances of finding balance and peace with food.

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