Raw food diet – The basis of this diet is, of course, eating raw food. With it, not only you regulate the weight, but also clean the body, skin and recharge your body with energy
Many people are sure that raw food diet is the healthiest option for our body. “Raw food eaters” consume raw or minimally processed food (it is acceptable everything prepared at temperatures below 50 ° C).
It is believed that cooking lose enzymes from food, the life force which helps us to digest food properly and take from it the most and the best nutrients. Over time, the lack of the enzyme leads to digestive problems, nutrient deficiencies, aging (and overall more rapid aging of the organism), weight gain and many other consequences.
For example level of sulforaphane, which are very important for the fight against cancer, significantly reduce when cooking vegetables.
People take the raw food diet in several ways. Mostly, it’s about vegans, but others also consume raw milk, raw fish or raw beef (for example, carpaccio). There are also those who, in addition to raw food, eat that semi-cooker food or combine foods so that the diet has a 70 percent raw foods.
This diet cleanse the entire body and can last from 3-21 days. After the diet you can continue to eat raw food, or include in the diet more raw food or go back to regular diet.
Before eating soak vegetable in water for several hours (or overnight). Also the dehydration or processing of food in the dryer is allowed. You can dry vegetables, fruits and make crackers.
Among the advocates of eating raw foods are the favorite “smoothie” drinks, shakes, mixes vegetables and fruits, fresh juices …
Avoid eating raw peas, potatoes, soybeans, peas, rhubarb leaves and, of course, food treated with pesticides. Try to eat only organic foods.
Of course, there is another side of the story. By eating raw foods you miss vitamin B12, iron, zinc and omega-3 fatty acids, so you must take those by supllements.
People with hypoglycemia and diabetes should avoid the raw food diet. It can be perfect, but if you do not keep the rules – as many different foods (for example, to overdo the fruit shakes) – the whole process could collapse.
It is best to start off slowly, without large incisions. First take about 50 percent of raw food in your daily menu. Do not cross immediately to eating just raw food. It is better to find a perfect balance.
After a while in the transition period you can start right diet raw food. Before that, make a plan, buy groceries, find out, make indicative menu, eat as many different foods and do not hunger yourself.
There is a possibility that in the initial period of detoxification, after a long time of consuming meat, sugar and caffeine you feel a mild headache, nausea and desire for the forbidden food (which is quite normal).
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