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Old 12-05-2012, 02:57   #1
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There are a ton of different diets out there and the successful ones all have one thing in common: removing the refined, processed high carb foods.

As for raw food in particular, as I understand it they are less digestible for the most part so you get fewer nutrients out of many foods. It can really vary depending on the food and cooking method, e.g. egg yolks may lose quality when scrambled whereas if you don't cook some grains and fibrous vegetables, they pass through undigested.

You could research some of the different diets and pick which one appeals to you more, give it a try. Or just "eat to your meter", cutting out the aforementioned refined, processed foods and tweaking based on which foods make you feel good after eating and which ones make you feel tired, gassy, bloated, etc.

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Having trouble with my cholesterol being small and dense my doc suggested a raw veggie diet. The thought of all that chewing gave me a headache.

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My main food is meat. I'm reasonably sure I wouldn't like it raw. I think cooking improves many other foods also. Not sure exactly what this fad is based on but so far don't fint it very conincing.

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I looked into it and the main thing being advertised is that there is some kind of secret magic the "Living" food has and that if you eat it raw you get these beneifts, they trow out terms like enzymes destroyed by cooking etc, there is no science behind any of it that I could find so I dismissed it after consulting my crystals and my psycic (joking). I think Daytona hit it on the head, less refined proccessed carbs the better, Raw food, Paelo, south beach, atkins etc all get you to that point.

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And once the living plant is harvested, it can hardly be said to be still 'living', right? It may be raw, but it no longer lives.




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As far nutrition goes it probably irrelevant, but some plants/vegitables you can put in water and they spout new roots, seeds grow when you water them are seeds living?, so would roasting pumpkin seeds be like killing lots of baby pumpkins, is that worse than killing grown up pumpkins I think my head is starting to hurt.

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As far nutrition goes it probably irrelevant, but some plants/vegitables you can put in water and they spout new roots, seeds grow when you water them are seeds living?, so would roasting pumpkin seeds be like killing lots of baby pumpkins, is that worse than killing grown up pumpkins I think my head is starting to hurt.
Anyone else thinking if the Simpsons Halloween..."you roast the unborn!?" Lol

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We love growing vegetables so we can eat their children. Bwaa haa haaa!

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There is another contingent (and most raw proponents are VEGANS) -- who claim that raw makes them magically PURER.

Bah. Ask Germany where the purity concept got them, in the last century.

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