As I expressed in my Exercise & Eating article, on December 6, 1998, my wife and I decided to take up a Veganistic lifestyle. This debut essay in my new The Virgin Vegan series will address the ideas and reasons for making the switch from a modified SAD (Standard American Diet) to one centered on Vegan ethics. Every month or so I’ll update you on the successes and failures of our Vegan choice.
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A year and a half ago my health was not as good and it should’ve been. At 33, I was faced with a health crises. I was 50 pounds overweight. My blood pressure was beyond even the high normal range. My cholesterol was 50 points too high.