Spotlight on Dan McDonald, the Life Regenerator

Transformation Tuesday Spotlight

For this week’s Transformation Tuesday post, we put a spotlight on Dan McDonald.

Dan the Man (aka the Life Regenerator) is one of my favorite Vloggers on YouTube. He’s got a LOT of inspirational things to say about the power of transformation. And he’s a living example of what he teaches.

He’s been studying plant-based nutrition for more than 15 years, and has been creating videos on YouTube for more than 6 years.

And he’s very compassionate about spreading the word of Raw Veganism. He’s respectful about other people’s dietary journeys, and even whatever spiritual, religious or non-religious beliefs others might have.

Anyway, this video that he did on the island of Kauai is very inspiring. All he’s been doing is documenting his raw vegan journey and sharing it with others.

Yes, this video is a bit long, but he has a ton of wise advice to share.

Raw Vegan Detox

He’s a detoxification specialist who promotes the raw vegan lifestyle, in itself a long term detox diet. He mentions detoxing your life in many ways, like detoxing yourself from a toxic job, or detoxing yourself from negative people.

Raw Food Preacher?


What I really like, and can truly relate to, is the fact that he mentioned he has prepared meat dishes for family and friends. This is exactly what I do. I prepare meat dishes for my family, yet I am on this raw vegan path.

A Living Example

It’s all about compassion.

And Dan the Man says he doesn’t judge anyone. If you try to police people about their eating, the more they might eat the junk foods or whatever foods they crave. You have to let people live. You can’t preach, you can’t police people’s eating and you can not judge.

Just be a living example, and that’s the best way to promote whatever positive things you are doing in your own life because people will see that living example and apply it to themselves, only if they catch that spark of inspiration on their own.

One of his main philosophies is that the human body is a temple. And that we need to purify the body in order to transform to a higher awareness and improve our entire being on a holistic (whole-istic) level.



Carlos Rull

Carlos Rull is a musician living in the San Diego area. His interests include Yoga, Eastern Philosophy, Zen Buddhism, and Gardening. He plays drums, piano, and composes New Age & Ambient music, and his albums are available on iTunes and

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