rawist

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rawist

A person who eats only unprocessed, unheated and uncooked food, especially organic fruits, nuts, vegetables and grains.
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I want to show people that you can be a raw foodist or vegan or vegetarian and live in the 'real world.
The raw foodists claim they feel fitter, healthier and happier because of their diet.
Personally, I have been a strict raw foodist for more than five years, but recently I have become a little less strict, since I am living in an ecovillage in Northeastern Missouri where there is much more focus on eating locally.
Though most raw foodists are vegan, some incorporate unpasteurized milks, cheeses, yogurt and kefir, even raw meat and eggs, into their diet.
A raw food diet is centred on eating raw whole foods that have not been heated above 49 degrees Celsius, a process that raw foodists say destroys many of the nutrients and enzymes that are beneficial for health and digestion.
All raw foodists have personal stories about how raw foods helped them lose weight, heal, gain more energy or mental clarity, look and feel better, or achieve some other benefit or goal.
The fact is, I have only experienced improvements in my health and there is a mountain of solid science, case studies and living examples of long-term raw foodists that show us how living actively and eating fresh fruits and vegetables will reverse disease and promote a healthy, thriving body and mind.
Many who doubt the claims of vegetarians, vegans and raw foodists can only look at Sekerak's levels of energy and fitness and wonder.
Raw foodists believe foods cooked above this temperature have lost a significant amount of their nutritional value and are harmful.
The Raw Foodists are a growing community of men and women who believe theirs is the healthiest diet on the planet.
Some raw foodists may be sensitive to the acidity and saltiness of traditionally prepared pickles.
Hoekstra states that "most raw foodists get the bulk of their diet from the tropics," and argues (accurately) that the "fancy raw food meals are prepared with a lot of electrical equipment, like dehydrators, juicers, blenders and food processors.