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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However, not all raw foodists shun meat or dairy - those who do eat them, choose grass- fed meat and unpaseturised milk.
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.
Many famous raw foodists don't have any qualms about eating lots of foods that are grown on the other side of our planet (one famous raw foodist calls himself the Durian King, though he lives in New York and durians are grown in Malaysia).
Raw foodists believe that the nutrients in fresh, organic vegetables and fruits and other "living" foods such as sprouted seeds, nuts, grains and beans provide our bodies with the means to thrive, not just survive.
Among innovation in the category is the Bosch Infrared Dehydrator (SRP: $429), which has a sun setting for raw foodists and claims to be 30 percent faster than standard models.
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.
While raw foodists have an eating style that often reflects a vegan diet, the diet is further restricted to exclude cooked whole grains, beans and legumes, adding to the difficulty in following the diet long-term.
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.
Raw foodists believe foods cooked above this temperature have lost a significant amount of their nutritional value and are harmful.