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Paula B.


Atlanta, GA
Hometown: Atlanta

Member since:

July 14, 2009

How long have you been vegetarian/vegan?

Raw/vegan for 5+ years, now adding a little cooked plant-based food when eating out.

If you weren't a lifer, what prompted your decision to become vegetarian/vegan?

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." At first, it was all about healing my physical body. I had been very ill for many years, and changing what I ate literally gave me my life back. Now, I am discovering the awareness that eating this way instills. I became certified by Living Light Culinary School as a Gourmet Raw Chef and Instructor after a four-month residential intensive program. I am also certified as a Hippocrates Health Educator and assisted in Hippocrates Health Educator Program. Additionally, I am a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Certified Health Minister. I facilitate Chronic Disease Self Management workshops licensed through Stanford University and have taught nutrition for a children's nutrition class at the YMCA.


After a 3 week raw/vegan detox in 2009 for serious health problems, my health improved dramatically! I then became a constant student of nutrition and have certifications from many health and raw culinary schools. Love sharing what I've learned.

What Paula B. is saying about this Meetup Group

October is GMO awareness month. Stay tuned for ways that you can participate and share this extremely information with your friends.

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