Do I only eat organic food when cleansing?
Try your best. If it is still too difficult, rest assured that the cleanse will be as profound with commercially grown foods. Scrub your commercially grown produce in a full sink of water with the juice of one lemon and 1 tablespoon salt.
Why does Rasayana Café soak nuts, beans and grains?
Soaking nuts, beans and grains provides the water needed to activate the sprouting process and remove the seed inhibitor. As these foods sprout they get softer and increase their enzyme activity level. They become more digestible. Cover the whole raw nuts, beans or grains with purified water for 8 hours. Rinse thoroughly. Refrigerate.
Are sprouts good for you?
Sprouting is a stage in the growth process of every plant. It is a time when the plant is highest in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Sprouts are very easy to digest. They are ideal for people with weak digestion.
When do I take the wheat grass?
It is always best to have wheatgrass on an empty stomach. One ounce of wheat grass has the nutrient equivalent of 2-3 pounds of freshly cut vegetables. The body needs time to get the most out of this potent supplement. After the swallowing the wheatgrass, wait a half of an hour before you eat.
Will I be able to digest raw food?
Raw food is full of many digestive enzymes that aid in digestion. Hard vegetables can be difficult to digest. Blending the food increases the digestibility of vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds that is why we recommend the blended soups and the smoothies.
What if I am traveling?
Bring your blender and do the best you can do. Any uncooked plant based food can be your snack. Carrot sticks, celery, fruit and nuts are the easiest to find.
How do I break the cleanse?
It is always best to break a cleanse gradually. Moving from water, to a smoothie or vegetable juice, to a salad is a good pace. We urge a gradual progression to break a fast. Try to work your way back into your regular eating habits gradually. Be gentle in your transition back to the diet you wish to follow. Binging may reverse some of the work you have accomplished on this program.