My Raw Food Diet Nightmare – The Real Reason I Quit



Today we are going to talk about the real reason I am no longer a raw vegan. And we are also going to talk about dealing with weight gain after an extreme diet, finding true overall health in balanced living and most importantly for me – we are going to talk about taking responsibility as an online content creator.

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I have struggled my weight and skin for most of my life and was very self-conscious about it. I was bullied for it which amongst other things led to my depression, constantly yo-yo dieted, had anxiety about many of these issues and also had health problems with my cholesterol at my highest weight. About 5 years ago I became vegan, which had a tremendously positive effect on my overall health, a year after that I started focusing on eating a lot more “clean” healthy vegan foods and worked out a lot. I felt great and I was probably in the best shape of my life so far, but that wasn’t enough for me. During the following year, I transitioned to a completely raw vegan diet which meant that besides no animal products & gluten that I previously cut out, now I didn’t eat anything with oil, salt, grains, legumes, processed foods or if it was cooked in any way. I ate mainly fruit, vegetables, leafy greens and small amounts of nuts and seeds for about a year. I lost more weight, my skin cleared up more than ever and mostly I felt in control.

After about a year as a raw vegan and during a stressful time I experienced emotionally, I lost my period. I also felt very ungrounded, almost disconnected from life in a way. It came into play with me being disgusted by anything that was not “clean”, “pure” or “high vibrational”. Everyday human activities like walking in a busy city street or hanging out with friends felt dirty to me. This went on for a couple of months during which I told myself that the problem was not with me but with the world, and also many raw vegan YouTubers talk about losing your period and seeing the world as dirty as a positive sign, which gave me validation. But the point where I couldn’t be in denial anymore was when the relationships in my life started to suffer, I pulled away from the people I loved most… and just when it all started crumbling down, I traveled to India for a month.
During that trip, I got extreme food poisoning and funny enough the only food I was able to stomach was white rice with tahini. I was terrified at first, but I have to say that that first meal of rice after more than a year of raw food was heavenly. Looking back, that comforting meal on the roof of the guesthouse in Alleppey India marked the beginning of my healing.

After a couple of months of eating cooked foods, my period came back and my body slowly balanced. I also started therapy which helped a lot. Now almost two years later and after a lot of healing I can see that my obsession around physical cleansing was a way for me to try to do what’s right for myself, but now I know that what I truly needed all along was compassion towards all parts of me.
Nothing is completely good or bad and that I definitely have many good habits from my time as a raw vegan, like the fact that I am much more attentive to myself, I enjoy moving my body and strengthening it and I love healthy vegan foods simply because they make me feel good. But my focus these days is balance, I am not strict and do enjoy just slugging around and the simple pleasures of life like vegan pizza 🙂
This was not easy for me to share, but I am grateful for all of this experience because if this story helped even one of you out there, it happened for a reason. Thank you for being part of this path and allowing me to grow and change with you, I love and appreciate you guys more than I could ever express in words, we are truly in this together.

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Shir

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Is It Expensive To Feed Your Dog RAW Foods?



In this video I show how cheap it is to feed your dog RAW foods.

I feed my dogs the B.A.R.F. Diet (Biologically Appropriate Raw Foods). Here are a couple of books on the B.A.R.F. diet I recommend by DVM Ian Billinghurst.

Give Your Dog A Bone

Grow Your Pups with Bones: The BARF Program For breeding Healthy Dogs And Eliminating Skeletal Disease

Here is a good online resource if you are looking to get started feeding your dog a raw diet…

RAW Food amount calculator – How much to feed

Vet GivesThe Health Benefits of Raw Feeding for Dogs…

Watch video and check out article linked below on the dangers of commercial pet foods and myths about feeding raw…

Some other RAW feeding videos I recommend below…

Does RAW food make dogs aggressive?

Guide to feeding dogs RAW food

How to feed your dog RAW food

How to feed your puppy RAW food

***Here is a playlist of 80+ videos of my dogs and puppies eating various things on the raw diet…

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Guide To Feeding Dogs RAW Food



This video shows what a RAW meal looks like for a 90 pound dog and provides links to several online resources to help you get started.

The dog in this video is Lobo my German Shepherd. He has been eating RAW since he was 8wks old.

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If you have seen some of my prior RAW feeding videos you will hear me repeating some of the information from them here and in my future RAW feeding videos. This is done for multiple reasons…

1. The ‘vast majority’ of those watching these feeding videos, some of which have gotten close to a million views, are 1st time viewers to my channel that haven’t seen my prior feeding videos.

2. If I don’t repeat these RAW feeding facts I will be asked them over and over in the comments section.

You have now been warned… Lol. If you are not interested in hearing some of this information repeated don’t complain here about it in my comments… just don’t click on and watch my RAW feeding videos. 🙂

*To answer a question I know I will get in the comments:

Yes, it’s OK to feed your dogs ‘RAW’ bones. It’s only cooked bone you should never feed your dogs – including those large Smoke Bones they sell at pet stores. Cooking the bone makes it undigested, brittle and prone to causing obstruction of the g-track and a perforated bowel. Canines are meant to digest raw bones and have been doing it for millions of years. Don’t take my word for it though, I’m just some guy on YouTube… lol. Do your research. I’ll provide some links down below if you’d like to do that. I’ve been feeding this way for over 20 years with great results.

*Muk-bang or mukbang is an online broadcast in which a host eats large quantities of food, while interacting with their audience. Usually done through a webcast.

I feed my dogs the B.A.R.F. Diet (Biologically Appropriate Raw Foods). Here are a couple of books on the B.A.R.F. diet I recommend by DVM Ian Billinghurst.

Give Your Dog A Bone

Grow Your Pups with Bones: The BARF Program For breeding Healthy Dogs And Eliminating Skeletal Disease

Here is a good online resource if you are looking to get started feeding your dog a raw diet…

RAW Food amount calculator – How much to feed

Vet GivesThe Health Benefits of Raw Feeding for Dogs…

Watch video and check out article linked below on the dangers of commercial pet foods and myths about feeding raw…

Here are a few short videos to check out. WARNING this guy Peter Caine yells, swears and bitches a lot at the camera…. lol, but I enjoy his videos.

Raw diet for Large Dog 50-100lb…………Peter Caine Dog Training

Raw diet for dog 50-100lb using ground beef …….Peter Caine dog training

Raw Diet for large breed Dog 50 -100lb……..Peter Caine Dog training

Jerk Off Says “Raw Diet for Dog is To Expensive”

Biggest mistake with Raw Diet for Dogs (Dogs with Adult Teeth)

Adding Vegetables and fruit to Dogs Raw Diet

Feed puppy like its a wolf, Raw feeding.

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