The world of dieting changes drastically constantly. The fad diets are always interesting like when everyone rushed out to stock up on ingredients for cabbage soup to follow a diet consisting of tons of cabbage, which was thought to be a food that burned fat. We are all quick to jump on the bandwagon when [...]
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Hi everyone. Today’s post is written by Phe Gitsham, a Chinese medicine practitioner who lives in Australia. Phe has some really unique insights to share about what she has learned regarding the raw food diet, in terms of the traditional Chinese medicine perspective.
Generally practitioners of Chinese medicine tend not to [...]
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Eggnog is a holiday favorite that traditionally is made by blending milk or cream with eggs, sugar, nutmeg and often some form of alcohol such as brandy, rum or whiskey. So, obviously traditional eggnog is not a raw vegan friendly option. But today I have a recipe for you that provides [...]
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Most people are aware that our bodies require enzymes to digest food and raw foods contain enough naturally occurring enzymes to digest each particular food. When foods are cooked at temperatures higher than 118 degrees, these natural enzymes begin to denature and die, which places [...]
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Note: This article was written by an independent contributor. In regards to the recommendation to consume whey protein I personally prefer to use SunWarrior protein powder which is a raw protein powder made from sprouted rice.
Whey protein tends to be acid-forming and many people have undiagnosed intolerances to dairy products, which [...]
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By Lang Know
Could Bee Pollen, be Vegan?
Every respectable vegan knows that honey is not vegan due to the exploitation of the bees in the process of honey ‘manufacturing’, but is pollen vegan?
Well there is no easy straightforward answer here, as it is a personal [...]
By John Parks
A raw food diet is simple. It consists of eating food in their natural state. The food is neither cooked nor adulterated in any way. By eating the bulk of your food in its natural state, you will enjoy a huge improvement in your health and vitality.
The Raw Food [...]
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The raw food diet has many major benefits because we only eat foods that have healthy qualities and exclude foods and cooking techniques that can harm our body over time.
There are three main subjects that are the focus of the raw food diet.
* Vitamins and Minerals: present in high amounts [...]
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By Karina Paulson
Juicing fresh fruit and vegetables will be a dramatic change in your lifestyle if you are accustomed to the standard American diet and way of eating. If you regularly eat foods high in saturated animal fat and sodium and/or processed food that comes out of a box, juicing [...]
The picture left is of the raw food pizza I used to make on all my classes, it’s also the same pizza recipe that was once seen by six million viewers live on TV being sampled by Lorraine Kelly (in 2002), and it’s also the same meal that I have been known to eat as [...]