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Another ? for Vegetarians!

We switched to a vegetarian diet a few months ago. Vegetarian not vegan. And I feel like cr*p. I wondered if there was a sort of detox period.

I just want to sleep. I am moody. And very much a I don't care attitude.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:54 PM on May. 26, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (3)
  • You need to make sure you are getting enough protien and iron - lack of those 2 things can make you feel really tired and lacking in energy.

    Well rounded vegetarian diets include just as much protein and iron as a meat-eaters diet - just make sure you are choosing the right foods, do an internet search for protein and iron rich foods.
    ladysavage

    Answer by ladysavage at 4:01 PM on May. 26, 2010

  • How are you structuring meals? Are you a twinkie and potato chip vegetarian?

    There is definitely a detox period, though. Drink lots of water, eat lots of fruits and vegetables, make sure that all grain based foods are made with whole grains, eat legumes.

    Send me a message offlist if you would like some recipes, or if you have questions.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:46 PM on May. 26, 2010

  • OP here: We are weaning off of processed foods ;)

    Water or green tea to drink lots of fruits and some veggies. Black beans have become popular here. And Ezekiel for bread. any pastas or rice is whole wheat.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:55 PM on May. 26, 2010

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