Transformation Tuesday: This Week’s Cron-o-meter Update

Monitoring My Vegan Lifestyle on Cron-o-meter

Last week I did my first official Cron-o-meter update for Transformation Tuesday.

Today we do it again and analyze my food intake.

The results are interesting.

I’ve been using Cron-o-meter everyday for the last several weeks to monitor my food intake as a Raw Vegan.

My mix is about half raw foods, half cooked foods. All 100% Vegan.

Key Meals Eaten

  • Grande Decaf Soy Mocha.
  • 3 Bananas ~ large.
  • 2 Baguette Vegan Sandwiches ~ with tomato, half avocado, romaine lettuce, vegan cheese, and veganaise.
  • Small Bowl of Pasta ~ with broccoli, 6 large olives, and veganaise.
  • 1 Plate of Vegan Yellow Curry ~ with Seitan, potato, carrot, broccoli, and mushrooms.
  • 6 Cups of Water
  • 1 Whole Food Vegan Multivitamin ~ Garden of Life, Kind Organics


    Overview - July 7, 2015

    Not my best day on a Vegan Diet.

    In a nutshell, I went over my goal as far as losing weight, as I needed to burn an additional 448 calories. But, my calories burned was still more than calories consumed.

    I have a big gig tomorrow, so I’ll consider the additional 448 calories as carbo loading. We’ll see how this goes when the gig happens, and how I feel.

    Key Targets

    Targets - July 7, 2015

    I fulfilled all of my key targets except for water at only 79%. For some reason this is the hardest to do since I’m not used to drinking that much water!


    Another day that proves I can reach my protein goals on a Vegan Diet. Where do I get my protein? All foods have protein! And in this case, all Vegan foods!

    Protein - July 7, 2015

    Okay, Lysine was a bit low, but I made up for it in other days. I actually took in more than enough amino acids as a whole. I need to fine tune this and make it closer to 100%


    Vitamins - July 7, 2015

    Vitamin intake seems to be the easiest to fulfill with a Whole Food Vegan Multivitamin. In fact, it’s apparent I had more than the maximum of B3, Folate and Vitamin A.


    Minerals - July 7, 2015

    I took in adequate amounts of Minerals. But once again, too much sodium! The thing is, yesterday I picked up some Vegan Yellow Curry from a local Asian restaurant. It had some “Vegan Chicken” in it made from Seitan. It’s the best Yellow Curry I’ve tasted that’s also Vegan. But, I’m sure that’s where most of my sodium intake came from.



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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