No ref, no stove as, like Bahay Kalipay, this community lives on a raw-food diet
A third-generation raw-fed Ridgeback, Kaos had been on a home-prepared raw-food diet
since he was three weeks old.
The raw-food diet
allows food to be heated up to 118[degrees]F, so that the delicate natural enzymes in foods remain intact.
Though 12 Steps to Raw Foods: How to End Your Dependency on Cooked Food features plenty of recipes, its purpose is to be the antithesis of "cookbooks" per se - author and raw-food diet
teacher Victoria Boutenko extols the benefits of raw foods and the disadvantages of cooked foods (notably that cooking often destroys nutrients) to the extent of describing a diet of cooked foods as a "dependency".
I actually tried a raw-food diet
for a bit, where you don't eat cooked food at all.
The absolute value of zeta potential increased in all 10: "The smallest absolute increase was by a factor of 1.27 and the largest was by a factor of 5.63." The person with the smallest increase lived on a raw-food diet
, ran three times per week, and did yoga twice a week outdoors and at home.
Julie Mayer, DVM, CVA, CVC, CCRP, of Tucson, Arizona, has a rather straightforward way of reassuring those whose conventional veterinarians warn against the multitudes of microbes lurking in a raw-food diet
Vegan diets require more conscientious planning, and raw-food diets
may even be detrimental to long-term health.
Raw foods contain only negligible amounts of AGEs, which might explain in part why raw-food diets
have been reported to improve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
You might expect a warning against raw-food diets
(and we won't touch that controversy with a ten-foot bone).
These results strongly support the need for regular use of a reliable source of vitamin [B.sub.12] for those following the Hallelujah Diet, other raw-food diets
, and other diets that do not contain animal products.
Next month: How to separate well-formulated, truly "complete and balanced" commercial raw-food diets
from the nutritionally incomplete and imbalanced products flooding the market.