Former Junk Food Vegetarian Now Vying for the ‘Little Miss Methane’ Crown

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junk food vegetarianFor about 18 years of her adult life, Elizabeth Fraser of Portland figures she was a junk food vegetarian – fooling herself into thinking she was being healthy since she’d given up meat. In the meantime, she ate processed veggie burgers, fat-laden chips, sodium-laced salsa, and cereal grain bars with lots of not-so-nutritious additives – and still struggled to maintain a healthy weight. Then, in 2009, raw food kept coming into Fraser’s life. A raw food restaurant opened in Portland. Articles on raw food appeared in magazines, and a raw food cookbook caught her eye in a health food store. She decided to try eating only uncooked fruits, vegetable, nuts, and seeds for a week, and by day 3 she was hooked.  (read more at the Saco Chronicle)

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