What is a Raw Food Diet?
Raw food diets consist of uncooked, unprocessed, mostly organic foods. The main staples include:
- Raw fruits
- Seeds and nuts
- Sprouted grains
- Raw vegetables
Starting a Raw Food Diet
When beginning a raw food diet, it is important to ease your body into the dietary change to 100% raw food. Start off with a small percentage of cooked foods still present in your diet and begin to transition to 100% raw foods over time.
Health Benefits of a Raw Food Diet
- Increases energy levels
- Improves heart health and lowers blood pressure
- Naturally fights against muscle aches, pains, fatigue, joint pain and headaches
- Helps achieve weight loss goals and maintain a healthy weight