The more I move the better I look too, up to a point. A couple hours a day gets me to a better place aesthetically than 14 hours a day of backpacking. It's a bell curve. Insane levels, adding more and more, has diminishing returns. But it is fun and I would do that 14 hours a day thing again for sure, and will someday, but not for how it makes me look, but for how awesome it is to be able to do something like that. Doing stuff > being eye-candy.
As for the bean and alfalfa sprouts, those are more like vegetables. Eat them if you like them. The sprouts I'm talking about are more like still the beans. Like this:
The raw vegans will have recipes on how to make them. You can buy them, too.
You are not a fat cow and you are not destined to be one for the rest of your life. Find other goals more worth your time and brain energy than the number on a scale or body fat percentage numbers.
Female, 5'3", 49, Starting weight: 163lbs. Current weight: 135 (more or less).
Starting squat: 45lbs. Current squat: 160 x 2