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by EnergieFitness1
Mar 21, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: Vegetarianism - A Form Of Child Abuse
Replies: 10
Views: 9181

Re: Vegetarianism - A Form Of Child Abuse

Just fyi, you actually NEED cholesterol, it's not like it's hits horrible toxic substance that will kill you. It just so happens that your body produces the majority of the cholesterol you need. The western concept that eating cholesterol is a primary indicator of heart disease is nonsense.
by EnergieFitness1
Mar 21, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: Amino Acids
Replies: 4
Views: 3489

Re: Amino Acids

A Vegan protein powder consisting of pea / rice protein delivers almost the same amino acid profile as whey protein. Even if you're eating a wide variety of beans, I think you should at least supplement this kind of powder once or twice per day. Here's a really good article on the pea / rice combo: ...
by EnergieFitness1
Jan 27, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Vegan Nutrients Forum
Topic: Carbohydrates
Replies: 4
Views: 4098

Re: Carbohydrates

I have to clarify some of the information in this post. First, carbohydrates are USUALLY the body's preferred source of energy. However, if you aren't eating carbohydrates, your body will adjust and use fat for energy, which is known as ketosis. Second, there is no reason to vilify fat. Fat is a nec...
by EnergieFitness1
Jan 27, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: New Members
Topic: I'm New: Nutritionist and Personal Trainer from Seattle...
Replies: 0
Views: 2137

I'm New: Nutritionist and Personal Trainer from Seattle...

Hi everyone, My name is Steve Warshaw, and I live in Seattle, Wa. I am a personal trainer and nutritionist, and I work with many vegan clients. I hope to engage in meaningful discussion, to learn more about the challenges of living a vegan lifestyle, and to share my knowledge and experience with all...
by EnergieFitness1
Jan 27, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: Vegan Nutrients Forum
Topic: Vitamin D
Replies: 13
Views: 10300

Re: Vitamin D

A few things... First, the RDA of vitamin D is very low. Therapeutic levels of vitamin d3 don't start until at least 2,000 iu (50 mg). Consider this, if you lay out in the summer wearing a bathing suit, your body produces about 1,000 iu every 5 to 7 minutes. Here in Seattle, where the sun hides behi...
by EnergieFitness1
Jan 27, 2011 9:00 pm
Forum: Vegan Nutrients Forum
Topic: Vitamin B12- Cobalamin
Replies: 3
Views: 3538

Re: Vitamin B12- Cobalamin

A few things to note about Cyanocobalmin form of B12. Various forms of vitamin b (not b12), C,E, iron, and copper can damage B12. High doses of Vitamin C can even eliminate B12 all together if they are taken within 1 hour of each other. Check your multivitamin, and be sure it contains 500mg or less ...
by EnergieFitness1
Jan 27, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: General Health and Beauty Forum
Topic: Trying to lose weight is so fustrating!!
Replies: 37
Views: 8129

Re: Trying to lose weight is so fustrating!!

Hi everyone, My name is Steve Warshaw, and this is my first post on this forum. Before I get started, I want to let everyone know that I am a ACE certified nutritionist, and personal trainer. I work with many vegetarians and vegans as many of my clients are from India. Any advice I give comes from e...

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