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Melissa Bastian Patient Expert

New York, New York
Being vegan is a governing force in my life; I also find it quite enjoyable to live vegan in New York City! So enjoyable, in fact, that I write a whole blog about living the vegan life. It has its trials and tribulations, to be sure, but I have no doubt that it's the right choice for me both... Full Bio
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Jun 01 2010 by Melissa Bastian
Hiya dr6harr.  Eating lots of raw and whole foods is definitely a good way to go!  I'm just not into the total "raw foodist" thing and it was all I was seeing around here.  Nice to make your aquaintence.  :)
May 31 2010 by dr6harr
Hey Mel i'm vegan but by being vegan i end up eating alot of raw veggies and sumtimes i dine @ raw restautants. But im just a vegan not a raw foodist.
Apr 14 2010 by lizz38
Oh my, I just read your last post. Have you been tested for celiac (simalar to gluten intolerance)? I was negative but I still have it. Since not eating gluten over 6 months ago I have symptomes that are similar to yours that have gone totally away. Even the worsening thoughts...My brain is clear and I have never felt better...I hope you find what is troubleing your body. It sounds all so familar to me. (quick celiac info)