For the month of March CBC Ottawa anchors were thinking before they ate, changing their diets to improve their health and maybe lose a pound or ten. And after a month, the results are in.
WATCH | Food for Thought video
Lucy van Oldenbarneveld and Adrian Harewood adopted new diets, with Lucy going vegan; eating meat- and dairy-free for a month to see if it worked for her waistline, while Adrian took to the meat and practised the paleo diet in his attempt to be healthier.
YOUR VIEW | Vegan and Paleo diets
Both anchors received advice from experts and celebrities who practice the respective diets.
It has been a learning experience for both anchors.
Throughout the month, CBC Ottawa is also bringing you nutrition tips and news to give Ottawa a healthier glow.
This space and our Facebook page are your home for links to the latest video and features and to keep track of their progress with our liveblog.
We also held a live web chat with the two brave participants on Wed., Mar. 28.
|Vegan diet (Lucy)||Paleo diet (Adrian)|
|Plant-based diet with soy, legumes, nuts, seeds||Mimic diet of hunter-gatherers, only foods that can be hunted/fished|
|No meat, eggs, dairy||Fish, grass-fed pasture raised meats, vegetables, nuts, etc.|