ABOUT RAW FOOD
Why Raw Food
their raw form, plant foods are the richest source of vitamins,
minerals, and enzymes that cleanse and -strengthen ourbodies from the
Raw food cuisine is prepared using only fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds that have not been heated above 42° C .
Radiant health starts with what we eat, and the more raw plant foods we include in our diets, the better we will look and feel every day.
" Let food be your Medicine"
are interchangeable terms meaning that the food has not been exposed to
heat over 140 degrees Fahrenheit or 43 degrees Celsius. When you cook
food at temperatures above 43 degrees Celsius, a huge percentage of
available nutrient are destroyed, and its chemical make-up is altered,
in essence stripping the food of the very nutrients that your body
isrequesting when it signals hunger to your mind and stomach. Heat
destroys enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats and makes the
food more difficult to digest. Nutrient stripped food does not satisfy
the body’s hunger, leading to overeating, food cravings and disease for
does not contain any animal products and consists primarily of fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, sprouts, sea vegetables and sprouted grains. All of these foods are alkaline and are ideal for healing, cleansing and weight loss.
For cleansing and rejuvenating the eliminative systems and organs of the body, a person should eat at least an 80% alkaline-diet. The majority of alkaline foods are fruits and vegetables.
The majority of acid foods are animal products, such as meat and dairy, or processed foods that have been heated (as in cooked), ground and separated, and/or have added sugar, salt, preservatives, stabilizers, colorings and many other additives as well. If acidic foods are the greater part of the diet, elimination from the bowels, lymph, kidneys, respiration and skin becomes sluggish, allowing a build up of toxins to collect in the organs and tissues of the body. This ultimately leads to unpleasant symptoms and chronic disease.
raw food is like giving yourself high-octane fuel so that your body can
be energized, run efficiently, cleanse efficiently, think clearly, and
work out toxins so that health and beauty can be a reality instead of a
distant goal. On a leansing program, a 100% alkaline-diet is a
necessity if one wishes to get maximum results from the cleanse. A
cleansing diets treat foods like medicine, using foods to assist the
body in healing and rejuvenation. A wonderful aspect of this is that
Raw and Living Foods also taste good!