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Clarification on the Meal Sample Sheet

As you start Eat to Live, you may feel compelled to try every nutritarian recipe you can get your hands on.  But this is not necessarily a wise approach.  Many people get burned out right away due to recipe overwhelm. The Meal Sample sheet is laid out so that you can get a quick glance of [...]

By |2017-06-04T10:14:54-07:00June 4th, 2017||0 Comments

Can you eat eggs on Eat to Live?

Animal products are not allowed on Eat to live.  That includes meat, fish, poultry, dairy products, and eggs.  That being said, Dr. Fuhrman refers a lot to his "90% rule".  This works best if applied once you've achieved your health and weight loss goals.  It generally means that 90% of your calories are from compliant [...]

By |2017-06-08T22:37:33-07:00June 4th, 2017|, |0 Comments

Is there a Nutritarian / Eat to Live Shopping List?

As you start a nutritarian lifestyle, it's helpful to have the following items on hand at all times: Vegetables to be eaten raw – carrots, celery, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, mushrooms, lettuce and other salad greens, snow peas, sugar snap peas, and tomatoes. Vegetables for cooking – broccoli, cauliflower, eggplant, mushrooms, tomatoes, cabbage, kale, spinach, asparagus, [...]

By |2017-06-04T09:27:23-07:00June 4th, 2017||0 Comments

How do portion sizes work for Eat To Live?

Dr. Fuhrman encourages those who are on his Eat to Live 6 week plan to eat as many vegetables and fruits as they can. The driving principle here is nutrient density. The more nutrients you can eat, the better. That being said, there are a few foods that should be limited. Nuts, starchy vegetables, whole [...]

By |2017-06-04T09:30:05-07:00June 4th, 2017||0 Comments

When do food cravings go away on Eat to Live?

This is a great question, and probably the most common.  Transitioning into this lifestyle can be difficult physically and psychologically.  Food addiction is real and there are many components involved.  One HUGE component is the food itself.  In the early 2000's, a group of scientists at UC Irvine discovered that certain chemicals found in foods [...]

By |2017-06-08T22:38:01-07:00May 30th, 2017|, |0 Comments