So perhaps you've read the 80/10/10 Diet or realized on your own that fruit and vegetables are so good for you that you can make meals of just fruits and vegetables, well if you haven't you can.

 

Making a big meal of local fruit makes a really big statement to people around you. I will bring in a whole watermelon to eat or 20 peaches or something like that and people will come up to me that I don't know and ask what's going on interestedly.

 

If you'd like to make an impact on how others eat, get yourself a big meal of fruit or a big amount of vegetables like an entire head of lettuce cabbage or celery and happily eat it. People will come by and talk to you and you can proselytize naturally for the local movement.

 

Here are some of my experiences with this:

 

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I went to a popular grocery store and bought 4 organic melons and sat down to eat them. I noticed several members of the staff looking at me and smiling and pointing. After I finished my meal, the staff member said, "that was the coolest thing I've ever seen."

 

I ate 4 or 5 mangos in front of a store and people walked by smiling sharing in my enjoyment. One lady said "it's a mango feast!"

 

I ate 2 cantaloupes (and had another 2 on the table) a lady comes and talks to me about it, intrigued. I happened to have my computer on the table with my nutrition diary program and I say, "Let me show you how attractive these melons really are!" She brings her mother over, also intrigued, and we have a long conversation where I explain that our design works best with mostly fruit and she gives me her card and says she wants to learn from me and that I ought to come to her restaurant.

 

At a college campus I sat and ate 15 bananas and the student I sat with was amazed and excited and wanted to know where I got them and wanted to start ordering them. Another 7 people show up and they're all in awe. "Whooooa…" They start talking about how different athletes they know should try that diet. They tell me I should go into the basketball court with the case of bananas and sell them and that everyday will come running to me.

 

Another student ended up photographing fruit she was eating and tagging me in the picture. A friend began shopping at the organic wholesale market and said that eating more fruit made him feel much better.

 

When I ate around 20 kiwis and had a head of cabbage the 4 young men sitting next to me all were laughing about it and curious and asked about my diet and how it feels and all sorts of questions all in positive regard.

 

It is a constant source of positive attention. It is noticeable from across the room and is memorable. In time, people will remember that eating fruit to the point of satisfaction is a great joy that they can partake in whenever they wish. The more fruit they eat the better they feel.

 

My favorite memory was sitting on top of my car in the sun eating a watermelon and a young mother coming over to me with her daughter and just giving me a high five and saying, “You’re obviously awesome.” That warmed my heart immensely.

 


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