Raw Food Diet
Draw Backs Of Living
Raw Food Diet
There are relatively few draw backs with a living food diet, however, it is important to bear these in mind.
One of the main drawbacks with a living food menu is
the high pesticide content raw vegetables hold, most
of which would ordinarily be lost through cooking.
Following a raw food menu therefore exposes you
to increased intake of pesticide. For women who are merely
following a temporary raw food diet detox regime this might
not present a major issue.
However, if you are planning on
long term use of living raw food you will need to think
about how you are going to manage this issue.
The alternative of course is to base your raw or live food diet
around natural and organically grown foods which do not rely on
the use of pesticides. This option may well carry cost
implications since organic foods tend to be slightly more
One option would be to grow your own. You will
find that a large percentage of raw food meals consist of
nuts, beans, seeds which you sprout yourself any way.
An excellent alternative to growing all your own raw food is to source a high quality online raw food store. Some even offer an excellent selection of dried raw fruit and vegetables, including personal care items.
As with any diet, you will need to ensure an adequate intake of
Vitamin And Mineral Supplements to safeguard raw food health.
on low calorie and vegetarian, and especially those on raw food
diets, will need to further supplement their diet with Vitamin B12, - usually found in meat.
Following a raw or living food diet may well be a necessity rather than a
lifestyle choice. In any event, you can feed your motivation by
being creative and experimenting with a variety of living food recipes - you might be pleasantly surprised to find that raw food
is not as bland as you might imagine.
Health Benefits Of Raw Food
"Let food be your medicine. Let
medicine be your food" (Hippocrates)
The information on this site is purely of educational value
and is not intended to replace your seeking medical advice. You
must consult your doctor over all your health concerns.
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