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  • You know, I never really stopped to think about how badly I actually eat.

  • Bacon, eggs, and pancakes drenched in syrup for breakfast...

  • Ham and chicken fettuccine with grated parmesan, served with a 7-Up for lunch.

  • And for dinner an entire pizza, just for me.

  • Sounds pretty dreamy, doesn't it?

  • Well, recently I've been noticing that I'm not really as sharp as I once was

  • As of late, I've noticed that I've been very groggy.

  • Like getting out of bed at even 9 am is the hardest thing in the world

  • My energy levels seem to be plummeting to no end

  • and I think it's due to the rubbish that I consume.

  • If you've ever looked, then you'd know that there are a ton of diets out there.

  • The raw food diet

  • The Atkins diet, the Zone diet,

  • The Mediterranean diet, vegetarian, vegan, raw vegan,

  • gluten-free vegan, gluten-free, starch-free food-free sadness raw vegan

  • and many of these diets promise very similar results,

  • such as higher energy levels,

  • healthier skin, and

  • Smelling better... no for real.

  • So that back the question. What if I were to go vegan for one week?

  • What if I were to cut everything out that I've been eating for the last 20 years of my life?

  • Milk, meat, ice cream... would that be enough to notice any difference? Let's find out!

  • Hey guys, good morning. This is day number one of being a vegan

  • I have yet to eat anything that's actually vegan...

  • that's going to be the first thing on my agenda for today.

  • I'm really hungry, so...

  • I'm ready, ok!

  • I'm not even sure if Lima, Peru has any vegan restaurants?

  • Well, would you look at that! There actually is a few vegan restaurants in the general area.

  • It's 3.5 km away, and I'm going to walk.

  • Vegans don't use vehicles, ok?

  • I'd honestly never eaten vegan food before...

  • well, not deliberately that is.

  • Here I am guys, my very first vegan restaurant

  • Don't know what to expect

  • And the food was alright at best,

  • but I still ate it, and was relatively full at the end...

  • But then 3.5 hours later, I was starving once again

  • Bom-bom-Bom!

  • Subway, Subway, let's see what I got!

  • a bag of Lay's classics

  • A sub with nothing more than vegetables

  • Is that cheese?

  • There's cheese on this thing

  • What! Why is there cheese on this?

  • I'm gonna have to pick off the cheese?

  • It's like melted onto the bread

  • This is the world's most disgusting, soggy,

  • pile of disgust

  • But it's vegan!

  • My very first day of being a vegan is complete.

  • As far as I feel physically, nothing's really changed.

  • I had thought things were going pretty well.

  • This whole vegan thing, well...

  • It was easier than I thought.

  • I know it's only day one.

  • But I really don't think this challenge is going to be as hard as I initially thought.

  • Yeah, until 1 am rolled around...

  • Hey guys! It's like 1:30 am...

  • And I really... want...ICE CREAM!

  • Yeah, maintaining these cravings is gonna be a challenge.

  • Waah!

  • So I woke up feeling extremely groggy and confused

  • and hungry.

  • Look what I found, guys!

  • A banana!

  • The only thing in my entire kitchen that's vegan.

  • On day number 2 and 3, I felt something that I probably shouldn't have.

  • I felt hungry.

  • It made me realize how unprepared I was to go fully vegan

  • I had no idea what I was doing in the beginning

  • So I ended up doing something that I should have done day one

  • I called up an expert.

  • Basically what he's saying is I need to divide up my diet into parts.

  • Kinda like the oh-so-traditional and controversial elementary school food pyramid.

  • I need to double up on my grains,

  • Eat a mix of fruits and veggies,

  • Seeds and beans,

  • and nuts, oils, and fats.

  • So guys, I think it's time I go grocery shopping.

  • First stop: Wong

  • This grocery store has the most impressive fruit section.

  • I've ever seen in any grocery store in the US.

  • I love you Peru.

  • I love you and your fruits.

  • Oranges, bananas, coconuts, pineapples, star fruit, passion fruit, peaches, grapefruit, avocado.

  • I don't even know if this is, but I'm buying three!

  • So that about wraps up my shopping experience

  • Now I just need to do a quick stop at Krispy Kreme!

  • Spanish: -Do you have any Vegan options? -no!

  • This is what health looks like!

  • After I made the plan and got the supplies I needed,

  • and ate, ate, and ate.

  • I didn't feel like I was starving myself anymore,

  • and I actually started to feel good.

  • So I almost made it a whole 5 days of being vegan,

  • and, guys, I feel good!

  • I'm not hungry to where I don't feel as weak,

  • and I'm not sure if it's psychological or whatever,

  • but I feel very alive right now.

  • I'm liking the way I'm feeling!

  • I began to actually love the food I was eating

  • It wasn't that I was eating to be vegan,

  • or I wasn't eating to be healthy,

  • I was eating because it was delicious and it felt good.

  • And I think with just that being said,

  • this has all been a great success.

  • Tomorrow is the last day to fulfill the week of being a vegan.

  • I'm gonna give myself a fist pump for doing it, even though I still got a day left.

  • I'm proud. I feel good!

  • So okay, a week is definitely not enough time to see or feel drastic changes.

  • However, it was enough for me to realize something.

  • Food is essentially fuel. What we put in our bodies is energy.

  • Our bodies are our everything and why do I treat mine so poorly?

  • After this experience, honestly,

  • I'm kinda scared to commit to the vegan lifestyle.

  • This week was hard, like, really hard.

  • But at least I now have a new understanding.

  • Treating yourself right feels good.

  • Eating right feels good.

  • And I think I just might put away the bad stuff for a while.

You know, I never really stopped to think about how badly I actually eat.

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I Went Vegan For One Week (and this is what happened)

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    黃艾瑄 posted on 2017/08/22
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