My Story

My Transition To A Plant Based Diet

Food has always been an exciting part of my life. I am constantly looking forward to my next meal and thinking about what savory taste will hit my taste buds next. Tasting new foods and discovering a new favorite is exhilarating for me. Growing up shrimp was always a favorite of mine. No matter if its grilled, fried, baked, or…

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My Story

My Injuries Since Switching to a Plant Based Diet

My Injuries I have never had a major injury (knock on wood). I have been very lucky and I hope to stay that way. The only problem with my body I have ever really struggled with is tendinitis in my right shoulder. This tendinitis only started affecting me last basketball season, my junior year of college. It developed as a…

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How To

How to Eat Vegan at Any Restaurant

Have you been with a group of friends that want to grab a bite to eat at a restaurant without any vegan options? Or in a new town without any vegan or vegetarian restaurants? Instead of simply accepting defeat and not eating, I want to provide you with some tips and tricks to help you find vegan options at any…

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Protein and Supplements I Take

Protein “Where do you get your protein?” If you have ever told someone that you are vegan, this is probably the first question you get asked. Trust me, you get use to it eventually. I do not blame people for asking this question. Before I knew much about what a plant based diet is, this would have been my first…

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Restaurant Reviews

Restaurant Review Fort Worth

HG Sply Co I got the opportunity to travel home for the weekend to the DFW area. I spent some quality time with my parents and we decided to try HG Sply Co. The unique menu offers entrees for both “hunters” and “gatherers”. Atmosphere     HG Sply Co is in a great location right off the Trinity River in…

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DEXA Body Scan Results Since Going Vegan

Since adopting a plant based diet, I noticed positive changes almost immediately. I felt lighter, had more energy, and overall felt happier since cutting out the animal products. However, I looked forward to seeing some proof that a plant based diet has been beneficial.  A dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan is a common technique used to measure bone density.…

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Updates

Upcoming Posts

I have had a busy week of class so I haven’t gotten the chance to write an in depth post for today. However, I have a ton of upcoming content that I cant wait to share. I got a DEXA scan last week for basketball. Be on the lookout for an update on my results since switching to a plant…

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How To

How to Eat a Plant Based Diet in College

When you think of the typical college diet, it probably includes ramen noodles and Taco Bell. A plant based diet may not seem achievable for a college student. However, no matter how much money or time you have, eating a plant based diet in college is possible. These steps will show you the way. Hack your Food Hall Every school…

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Human Nutrition Class and Intermittent Fasting

Human Nutrition As I mentioned in a previous post, I am taking a human nutrition class this semester. This class has been great so far, even though we haven’t learned much yet. We have only covered basic information. Food groups, vitamins, nutrients, etc. are a few of the things we have learned about so far. If I learn anything particularly…

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Workout Recovery Smoothie

Recovery is an important part of an active lifestyle. After a hard lift, I would typically just drink a protein shake with some creatine mixed in. Most people follow the same post workout routine. After watching a few videos online and doing some research, I realized I was missing out on a lot of food and vitamins that significantly help…

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