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by 77 · November 18, 2013 at 4:26 AM

Where I live Raw Veganism is extremely popular and I am constantly confronted with it. Friends are even trying to convert me. Now there where a few arguments I am not sure about and I wanted to ask if someone could help me out with... (more)

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Mireia 0 · November 17, 2013 at 1:37 PM

I did not vote it down I can't vote, and the comment did not apply, because we don't "argue", we exchange information. My friends are interested in hearing the other side too, I care about their health so I wanted to give them some additonal... (more)

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by 777 · May 06, 2013 at 2:09 AM

Recently i've been eating a lot of raw vegetables during the day and i've found my drinking water needs have gone considerably down, im starting to feel like vegetables & fruits apart from the obvious vitamins etc also act as natural water... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · May 05, 2013 at 10:09 PM

I'm sure it's possible; the feasibility of it depends partly on how much water you want to consume (as well as your sodium intake, macronutrients, and other variables). If you use cronometer, you can see the water content of your food and... (more)

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by 1768 · March 03, 2013 at 6:08 PM

I am interested in knowing how much raw food people eat in relation to the rest of their diet. I know this is hard to measure, so do it by total volume of raw vs cooked food (as in 1:1 ratio raw:cooked for example). Also, do you notice anything... (more)

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former_Lord_of_the_Flies 0 · March 03, 2013 at 6:02 PM

Well, the problem with the eating of any animal parts is that you are skewing the ratios of important minerals (ie calcium). Most(like I did) think 'paleo' includes a ticket to healthy enjoyment eating animal and fat foods. Its insane to think... (more)

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by 734 · October 02, 2013 at 8:13 AM

I've heard that digestive enzymes are often destroyed by stomach acid (and therefore a capsule is needed to protect the enzymes from the stomach acid), but there's nothing protecting raw food, and yet it is often praised for the digestive enzymes... (more)

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Irth 0 · October 02, 2013 at 8:13 AM

The answer is no, plant enzymes are not destroyed by the highly acidic environment of the stomach. Although most nutritionists claim that enzymes in food are destroyed in the stomach, they overlook two important facts. First of all,... (more)

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by 2932 · January 22, 2012 at 10:20 PM

I've noticed that many, if not most, of the raw foodists I know personally, through people, or have read about are very spiritual- not religious and not necessarily in a dogmatic "new age" way. I personally feel better on a primarily raw food diet... (more)

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dzone 0 · January 22, 2012 at 10:20 PM

Raw foodism cover a wide variety of different cultures and personalities. Eating mostly raw foods is a lifestyle, so the people involved treat it as such. There's also something very natural and pure about eating raw foods, so that might have an... (more)

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by 1510 · November 07, 2013 at 5:39 PM

For almost two years after seeing Kris Carr's Crazy Sexy Cancer documentary and reading her blog, I really into the raw food movement. There were entire weeks where I only ate raw fruits and veggies. And gained weight and anxiety, go figure, from... (more)

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alvesky 0 · November 07, 2013 at 5:39 PM

HI. So, I was veg for 11 years, with vegan for 9 of those and raw vegan for 7 of those. I came into vegetarianism for animal welfare reasons, and continued with health reasons. I felt great going into veganism, and much better going into raw... (more)

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by 2557 · July 25, 2014 at 4:28 PM

Just wondering what your thoughts on them and their diet.

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bryan_11 0 · June 28, 2012 at 8:36 AM

I know when I stay 80/10/10 RV how much better I feel, but hard to keep on As for others talking of older folk on this lifestyle I suggest they Google Fred Besci very fit man early eighties and been 80/10/10 about 50 years

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by 11363 · April 20, 2010 at 9:05 PM

Pasteurized and/or irradiated foods are known to be depleted of some vitamins, enzymes and proteins. At the same time, these processes can cause a 3 to 5 log kill of pathogens and extend shelf life. Sometimes it's difficult to separate the... (more)

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GHarkness 0 · April 20, 2010 at 4:53 PM

Well, I always pasteurize my raw milk before I make yogurt. That's to give the "good" bacteria a fighting chance. There's certainly no expectation that raw milk is completely - or even partially - bacteria free, so I consider this an essential... (more)