I’ve came across the word vegan today many many times until i decided to write about it. Vegan has become a trend as well these day with all the famous celebs becoming vegan – Avril Lavigne, Orlando Bloom, Pamela Anderson, Hayden Panettiere and many others…
For those who is not familiar what a vegan is…well , it means a person who does not consume or use use animal products of any kind.
I love eating all types of food and junk…lol
When I clean up my kitchen of wash the dishes, I always see something that scares shit hell out of me…I see fat… Omg, fats from the chicken or the beef are like the hardest thing to get rid off. It won’t come out if you just flush with water. You need to scrubbed hard then it will go off. I can imagine how they stick in our arteries. Gosh, my patient pay couple of thousands just for the stenting because their arteries are blocked since they eat meat everyday.
But me being born as a carnivore…uhhh, it’s hard for me to totally givinng up on meat. So I decided to become a part-time vegan. At this point, I bet some of the animal are grateful…maybe they are saying hooray!
What is a part-time vegan? Well, according to my vocabulary, I refer that to someone who is “almost vegan” and eat MOSTLY fruits, veggies and nuts HOWEVER indulges in meat sometimes.
I tried becoming a total vegan before but I feel deprived. Perhaps I love all sorts of food. But I do feel like I get the benefit of vegan diet without feeling deprived when I started to do part-timing. Well, it’s like vegan in training…hahaha…
What is my motivation?
According to the Environmental Nutrition Newsletter, vegan diets are lower in calories, total fat content, saturated fat and cholestrol and include more nutrients. Not only it makes you feel better but at the same time you have more energy and you lose weight!
How do I part-timing? Well either I choose to be a whole day vegan 2 or 3 days in a week or I do like this…
I normally choose I called it ‘core-meal’ to have meat in it ( fish, eggs, cheese, chicken or beef ).Only once in a day.
Breakfast – 2 chicken patties,cheese or sausages with scrambled eggs and lotsa veggies and a fruit juice with no added sugar.
Lunch – rice ( the portion should be just about your fist size ),tofu and veggies and fruits.
Don’t eat more than 2 fruits in one shot because your glocose levels will shoot up.
Dinner – mix veggie soup ( brocoli, cauliflower, green peas and carrots or babycorn ) or any soup with 1 small bread.
Supper – a low fat yogurt like Anlene low-fat yogurt. Trust me it helps to clean your bowel and make your bowel and stomach feel cleaner.
Otherwise for brekkie, eat smoothie or fruits.
Don’t forget to eat adequate amount of protein, calcium and calories. Drink calcium enriched soymilk in your smoothies and add tofu or fruits in your salads or soup.
Eat more grains and beans or corn because normally they take longer time to digest or sometimes undigestable. So, your guts burns the energy and fat to try and digest the corn for example.
When you indulge in meat, try to choose fish with omega -3 like tuna or salmon rather than eating red meat..that’s is a suicidal in a slower pace…
For a healthy younger you, eat one tab of multivitamin once a day at least.
Happy eating everybody!