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This ebook contains articles relating to raw food and the benefits it can have onour general health. Health is a major concern to all of us, whether to live longer,look better, be more productive or care for the ones we love. I hope you findsome interesting ideas, facts and practices that you can use to your goals of ahealthier life.
1What is the Raw Food Diet?
Have you started hearing about the Raw Food Diet? It’s gaining popularity and buzz,not just as a diet to lose weight, but a diet for a long and healthy life. We eat so muchin the way of processed food that we don’t even stop to think about what we’re putting into our bodies, and how far we’ve come nutritionally from our ancestral,agrarian roots.A raw food diet means consuming food in its natural, unprocessed form. There areseveral common-sense rationales for why this is a good idea. Processing and cookingfood can take so much of the basic nutritional value away. Think of some of theconventional wisdom you’ve heard about for years, such as: If you cook pasta just tothe
(or medium) stage, it will have more calories, yes, but it will have morethe nutritional value in it than if you cooked it to a well-done stage. Or you probablyremember hearing not to peel carrots or potatoes too deeply, because most of thenutrients and values are just under the surface.The raw food diet means eating unprocessed, uncooked, organic, whole foods, such asfruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes, dried fruits, seaweeds, etc. It means a diet thatis at least 75%
! Cooking takes out flavor and nutrition from vegetables andfruits. A raw food diet means eating more the way our ancient ancestors did. Our