Why a Plant Based Diet Doesn’t Work for Some People
(c) by Emily Boller
Plant based eating has made big waves in recent years.
The popular trend today is “going meatless.”
- Going meatless for health
- Going meatless on Mondays
- Going meatless for a Lenten season
- Going meatless to lose weight quickly
- Going meatless to save the animals and the planet
Three months ago I bought a couple packs of tomato seeds for $3.98.
I planted the seeds in trays of soil and then placed them in a window that faced the sun. Two weeks later, when they had sprouted to two inches tall, I transferred the seedlings to my garden. (more…)
I’m posting the following writing on my blog, because unfortunately, I get asked frequently about how to help a family after a suicide. (My son died by suicide in 2012 at the age of 21.)
I wrote the following post soon after losing one hundred pounds–way before I ever learned about the science of food addiction, dopamine receptors, and the addictive power of metabolic wastes.
Back then, I just knew from experience and many failures throughout the years that compromises (aka crossing boundary lines) didn’t work. The compromises always broke my resolve. But, I had no clue why. (more…)
In my first post, “Breaking the Silence,” I explained how I became a blogger who specialized in topics related to food addiction recovery — and then why I became silent.
Before I delve into how to escape food addiction, I want to introduce myself a bit more. (more…)
Today, I’m breaking the silence.