Recent content by mitchmcc

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    New "What The Health vegan" seeking advice

    Hey Emma I didn't do it because of my diet but I do get regular checkups so I have my numbers from a couple of months ago. And now that I look again, my numbers are borderline high and, from what I've read recently, the conventional standards are a pretty low bar. My LDL is technically...
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    Sleep and diet

    Yep - that was my problem too - maintenance insomnia (as opposed to onset insomnia). But - knock on wood - its been much better. I've been sleeping until the alarm goes off.
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    Sleep and diet

    Hi all Just wondering if anybody has noticed a change in their sleep since changing their diet? I'm a sleep tech so (a) I know a lot about sleep and (b) I have insomnia largely due to the fact that I'm a shift worker. But I've found that since dropping the meat and dairy, I've been sleeping...
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    New "What The Health vegan" seeking advice

    Thanks all. Lou and TofuRobot, I'm trying to take on board what you said about not being too strict with myself. I think my problem is that several years ago I finally quit smoking for good but before that I "quit" dozens of times and there were occasions when I stopped for years but went back...
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    New "What The Health vegan" seeking advice

    Hi All Newly minted WFPB vegan here. I've been eating better for a year or two for health reasons and last week committed to be a reducetarian. Then I watched Cowspiracy and What The Health over the weekend and am now a cold turkey, WFPB vegan! If you only knew how much I loved cheeseburgers...