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With all of the talk about raw food cooking these days, LoveToKnow Recipes was really curious-- what do raw foodists eat?
Not all raw foodists are completely raw, but at least 75% of what they eat adheres to this definition.
Raw foodists report having excellent health and energy, far more than they enjoyed even as traditional vegans.
In fact, a number of raw foodists report that gray hair regains its natural color on the raw food diet, and is thicker and shinier than ever before.
Many raw foodists practice yoga and are engaged with the yoga philosophy of a oneness with the earth.Advertisement
Raw foodists, as people on this diet are called, feel that food that is heated to very high temperatures loses much of its nutritional value.
In fact, many raw foodists have taken to call preparing their meals "uncooking."
Raw foodists believe these uncooked nutrients offer a better source-a living source that provides enzymes that also assist in the digestion process.
In fact, there is a class of raw foodists known as raw carnivores that believe in eating only raw animal products and nothing else.
Most raw foodists are also vegetarian or vegan.Advertisement
Many communities have groups of like-minded raw foodists who are willing to share their experiences and expertise with those struggling to make the transition.
Raw foodists believe that critical enzymes are depleted by eating cooked foods and unwholesome foods.
Raw foodists embrace organic produce and may adopt a green; lifestyle too.
New models such as the Model 275 combine both juicing action and cutting functions, so raw foodists can juice fruits and vegetables and quickly and easily chop vegetables into fine slaws and salads.
Keep in mind that some physicians and dieticians caution that raw foodists will need to supplement their diets with vitamins and minerals for well-rounded nutrition.Advertisement
Sometimes, raw foodists will fast or go on a special detoxifying diet, such as The Lemonade Diet.
Because heat destroys enzymes, raw foodists are careful when purchasing juicers and dehydrators to ensure that the food will not be heated excessively.
Raw foodists eat far more than salads and sliced fruits and vegetables.
According to raw foodists and some nutritionists, food must be kept below this temperature to retain its healthy nutrients.
Although many raw foodists are vegan, there are also some who do eat animal products.Advertisement
This is why raw foodists call cooked food dead food.