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You might agree on an intellectual level that eating raw foods is a good idea

Posted by Rebecca A. Bolden on

Raw nourishment You might agree on an intellectual level that eating raw foods is a good idea. But does the thought of abandoning a lifetime of eating habits for the sake of what seems like a good idea seem like more than you can do? So don’t! That’s silly and the surest way to guarantee you won’t even give a raw food diet a fighting chance. “Everything in moderation” and we think that applies to even the healthiest notions. It’s not healthy if you won’t do it! Don’t think of trying a raw foods diet as taking anything AWAY. Try...

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Raw only diet

Posted by Rebecca A. Bolden on

Raw only? A diet is considered a raw food diet if it consists of at least 75% raw, uncooked fruits, vegetables, sprouts, etc. Raw and living foods are believed to contain essential food enzymes (living foods contain a higher enzyme content than cooked foods). The cooking process (i.e., heating foods above 116°F) is thought to destroy food enzymes. People who follow the raw diet use particular techniques to prepare foods. These include sprouting seeds, grains and beans; soaking nuts and dried fruits; and juicing fruits and vegetables. The only cooking that is allowed is via a dehydrator. This piece of...

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