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Any Other Vegans With Celiac Out There?

29 October 2012 - 03:40 PM

Hi all, just wondering if there are any vegans out there? My husband and I have been mostly vegans for a little over 3 months (I say mostly because we do eat local, organic egg whites and local honey) but other than that we adhere strictly to an animal-gree diet and nothing we eat has cholesterol in it.

I was diagnosed with Celiac about 18 months ago. I believe I have found the diet that truly allows me to have the least amount of Celiac symptoms of any eating plan that I have been on since being diagnosed.

We eat every organic vegetable (often local), herb, nut, seed, beans, legume, fruit (in moderation), hemp powder, chia seed, flaxseed meal, quinoa and oats (I have never had a reaction to either), a piece of gluten free toast about every 3 weeks, almond and soy milk, tofu, peanut butter. I add no added fat to our diet (we seem to get plenty of fat from our diet without adding any fat) and we eat no refined sugar or desserts. My skin is soft, my hair is thick, my fingernails strong and fast growing, my complexion clear and I am symptom free as far as my Celiac is concerned. I finally have energy and stamina and a digestive system that is working properly for the first time in many, many years.

Has anyone else elminated animal products or just meat from their diet and if so, how has that worked for you?

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