Demi Moore is prone to making a buzz in Hollywood. Her work in the Charlie’s Angels “Full Throttle” movie in 2003 revealed a very svelte looking 40 year old who looked every bit as good as her twenty-something counterparts. The secret to her toned body? This well known Hollywood actress adheres to the raw food diet and it shows! Demi Moore is not the only one who believes in this diet. Other well known followers of the raw food diet include Woody Harrelson, Sting and Donna Karan.
Demi Moore is not the only one who believes in this diet. Other well known followers of the raw food diet contain Woody Harrelson, Sting and Donna Karan.Recent scientific studies have brought to light the truth that many of the cooked and processed foods that are such a large part of our diets are full of toxins. They are all full of cancer causing substances.The raw food diet preaches the virtues of eating food that is as natural and fresh as it possibly can be. The raw food diet is very nutrient dense and free of harmful toxins. The raw food diet will make for a person who seems younger, full of life and has glowing skin.
The raw food diet preaches the virtues of eating food that is as organic and fresh as it possibly can be. The raw food diet is very nutrient dense and free of harmful toxins. The raw food diet will make for a person who looks younger, full of life and has glowing skin. All in all you will be a healthier more vibrant human being. And you don’t have to be rich and famous like Demi Moore to do it! Be aware however that adjusting to the raw food diet can take time. You would be better off to introduce raw foods into your diet gradually as opposed to doing it all at once.
There are various versions of the raw food diet. Generally speaking a raw food diet is vegetarian in nature. You will need to bid farewell to meat, dairy products and breads. You will no longer eat foods that have been cooked above 118 degrees.For many people, the safety of raw foods is an issue. Some “raw foodists” advocate the consumption of raw meats. Beyond sushi, I suggest you do not develop a practice of eating raw meats.
For many people, the safety of raw foods is an issue. Some “raw foodists” advocate the consumption of raw meats. Beyond sushi, I recommend you do not develop a practice of eating raw meats. All types of raw foods contain microorganisms if not handled appropriately can lead to diseases such as salmonella. What do I eat on a raw food diet? You will eat a variety of fruits and vegetables. The emphasis is on variety so you will not get bored. You will also eat plenty of beans, nuts/ seeds and dried fruits. These simple foods need to be balanced out for complete nutrition. Here is a basic raw food recipe to try to get you started. This soup is very healthy. It is nutrient dense. It is also mineralizing and alkanizing.
1 cucumber (English preferably)
1 young coconut water
1/2 bell pepper
2 celery ribs
3 green onions
2 large chard leaves (or 4 small is fine too)
– Juice from 1 lime
– Small combination of herbs (suggestions include cilantro, mint and rosemary)
– Small portion of Dulse seaweed (this is optional)
In a blend combine the coconut water, 1/2 cucumber, avocado, celery, chard leaves, one green onion, lime juice, cayenne pepper and seaweed. Blend on high. Next add the bell pepper, the rest of the cucumber, two remaining green onions, and the herbs. Pulse until herbs are chopped up. Garnish the healing soup with avocado, tomato, green onion, fresh herbs and bell pepper.
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