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February 20th, 2006


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bohemianvegan
04:16 pm - Dairy!
I have decided to give up dairy products. They are so pathetic. I can't understand why I was raised to think that milk was so great. It was just embedded into our society like a tick. We were taught that milk was the "best source of calcium" and so on. Remember the Four Food Groups? Milk had it's own group! What makes milk so special that it needs its own food group? It should be counted as a protein.

I have noticed that I am lactose intolerant. I have so much trouble when I eat some dairy. It is so hard to give up though. It's in EVERYTHING! And whenever I am at a restaurant, I get stuck with something with cheese in it since I'm vegetarian and I don't eat fish. I really wish that the word would get out that milk is no good!
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From:sassafras_siren
Date:February 20th, 2006 05:28 pm (UTC)
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My partner and I are preparing to go macrobiotic, and I think giving up dairy is going to be prolly one of the hardest parts, especially since we both have a love for Italian food.
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From:_ave_
Date:February 20th, 2006 06:26 pm (UTC)
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yo I eat mad Italian food.
Bruschetta, Broccoli Rabe, Polenta Lasagna, real good stuff.

It's fine to eat cheese every once in a while.
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From:oboegoddess
Date:February 21st, 2006 12:32 pm (UTC)
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Yeah, I think moderation is good, at least for me. I was vegan for two years, and by the end of it I craved cheese so much I just went overboard. I don't think I can completely deprive myself of cheese again, lol.
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From:tim_and_tracy
Date:May 9th, 2006 07:33 am (UTC)

cheese cravings

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Hey! I just wanted to say I found these great recipes for making NUT cheeses! very healthful, easy to make (in a food processor) they are in a book called Kitchen Garden cook book, by Sproutman. I have made these cheese several times, and I frequently make them in my own stuffed pastas with my pasta machine. They are delicious tasting and have none of those awful deleterious affects that cheese always seems to have! I have worked in food service, and cheese is people's number one craving, I believe over other meats as well. It is a highly addictive substance, but it is really just the savory texture that we are used to craving. This can be so easily substituted, that you will overjoice that I have offered you these recipes. Peace! Tracy
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From:internettourist
Date:July 15th, 2006 12:27 pm (UTC)
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I started going dairyless after reading "The China Study"

I find that my mealtime food cravings are gone. I guess milk products produce the cravings.

Yesterday I ordered a juicer.....plan on adding a vegetable (beet) drink to my eating routine in the morning.

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