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90 Day Vegetarian Adventure Day 5 Reformer


Ever since the juice fast I feel like I’m on the outside of the American food experience looking in, realizing how very unhealthy the typical US diet is and how oblivious everyone is to what they are putting into their bodies and the effect it has on wellness.

I also feel like someone who has quit smoking and is on a crusade to reform everyone they know who smokes.  So, I promise to record my own experiences and not to get up on the soap box preaching reform to all of you who don’t give a darn.   But I just have to say one thing.  It is difficult to order an entrée in an American restaurant that is not meat-based and slathered in cheese.


Author: Laura Powell Like

Hi my name is Laura Powell Like. My career in nursing, healthy lifestyles and prevention of disease spans over 25 years. A graduate degree in Parent-Child nursing has helped me work in the field of womens health, raise 4 children of my own and study research concerning how to acheive a healthy lifestyle in the western culture. Currently I own a business and focus on mentoring other leaders as well as making recommendations to my clients about diet, supplementation, exercise and prevention of disease. I consult with experts and health practitioners who have the education and experience needed to fully answer my clients questions and concerns. This blog is about education, personal experience, and getting the word out. So enjoy, I welcome your comments and questions.

2 thoughts on “90 Day Vegetarian Adventure Day 5 Reformer

  1. so true! as you know, chris & i are veggies, so it’s really difficult to eat out sometimes! also, i recently started reducing my calorie intake (and exercising daily) for weight-loss and it’s crazy that i could eat my current whole day allotment in one meal in the ‘american diet’!! i use to track the foods that i eat.

    • Thanks Ash. Ben and I were vegetarians when we were first married and then we added meat back into our diet at least once per week for the children. They need to build brain tissue, muscle, healthy bones and animal products are a complete protein. So, now that the last muscle builder is out of the house we can explore vegetarianism once again. I prefer vegan eating and my family like to add in organically grown dairy products. I’ll check out the myfitnesspal site. I’ve been using