Raw Food

What is Raw Food?

What is Raw Food?

What is Raw Food?

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There are many benefits to eating a raw food diet. Micronutrients like antioxidants, phytochemicals, and certain vitamins like vitamin C are not as much destroyed in the cooking process.
Some drawback could be that people might consume more of their calories from fat than is healthy. A few ways to avoid high fat consumption (especially from oils) is to consume fresh fruit and sprouted grains.

Raw versus cooked

What is Raw Food?

What is Raw Food?

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Everyone eats raw foods! 

It is just a matter of how much of our food is raw versus cooked. 

Ways to add more raw food:

  • eat fruit
  • make salads
  • mix grated zucchini with noodles
  • add fresh herbs to dishes
  • eat crudités for snacks
  • make a gazpacho

Raw Food Training

What is Raw Food?

Raw Food Training

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I got my Associate Chef Training  at Living Light in Fort Bragg, California.

However, you can learn how to prepare raw food dishes in the following ways:

  • read raw food uncook books 
  • watch raw food demonstration videos 
  • go to one of the raw food retreat centers
  • start a raw food potluck

Raw Food Healing Centers

An Oasis of Healing Retreat

An Oasis of Healing Retreat

An Oasis of Healing Retreat

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An Oasis of Healing:  A fully-equipped cancer clinic, staffed by a team of doctors and nurses, “An Oasis of Healing” offers alternative therapies with the best conventional ones. The inspiration of Thomas Lodi, M.D., “An Oasis of Healing” clinic is located in Mesa, Arizona. To be connected to their web site click here.

Optimum Health Institute

An Oasis of Healing Retreat

An Oasis of Healing Retreat

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Optimum Health Institute: Located in San Diego, California, and Austin, Texas,  the OHI program consists of three week-long sessions teaching ancient spiritual disciplines that promote healing. Participants learn to purify and detoxify the body with diet, fasting, cleansing and exercise; quiet the mind with journaling and meditation; and strengthen the spirit with study, prayer and celebration. To be connected to their web site click here.

Hippocrates Institute

An Oasis of Healing Retreat

Hippocrates Institute

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Hippocrates Institute: Located in West Palm Beach, Florida, the Hippocrates Health Institute has been in the field of natural and complementary health care and education since 1956. The Hippocrates philosophy is founded on the belief that a pure enzyme-rich diet, complemented by positive thinking and non-invasive therapies, are essential elements on the path to optimum health.  To be connected to their web site click here.