Hello again flowers
I hope everyone is feeling perky and well in the garden… After introducing myself last week, I thought perhaps this week I’d give a little more of an intro to the idea of eating raw, for those who might be less familiar with this lifestyle. Let’s start with the common question: What does a raw foodist actually eat?
The majority of raw foodists in the current movement seem to be raw vegans. There are some, however who eat raw dairy, meat and so on. There are many different ways to eat raw; the main point is removing toxic, addictive, unnatural processed and/or cooked ‘foods’ from our intake. There is no ‘requirement’ or ‘necessity’ to eat 100% raw to be healthy – even eating just 50% of your intake as fresh raw food can help tip the balance in your favour…
Raw vegans tend to consume the following kind of foods:
The ‘staples’: fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, dried fruits, sprouts, herbs, spices, natural salt, seaweeds, oils, flowers, fermented foods.
The ‘extras’: raw carob powder, sweeteners like yacon, mesquite or lucuma, green powders and nutritionally dense ‘superfoods’ such as goji berries, maca and cacao….
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