Weight Loss and Better Health through Raw Foods

Just a few decades ago, our ancestors have survived and even thrived on a diet of raw foods, mainly fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, sprouted seeds and grains, dried fruit and juices, rolled or flaked grains, with a few herbs and spices.

During plentiful times, meat from animals and fish was included in their diet, but for the most part, it was just fruits and vegetables. Because of this, the women were lean and healthy, the men were muscular, and everyone engaged in daily activities such as walking and running.[simpleazon-image align=”right” asin=”1616082747″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51ewxBL4TfL._SL160_.jpg” width=”133″]

Everything rocked along rather well until somewhere, someone discovered fire, and thus we began the long downward spiral that ultimately led us to today’s ‘processed foods’.

In just three generations, our society has taken a relatively healthy diet and while attempting to make it more appealing we’ve gotten off course, way off course.

Nowadays, highly processed foods are more attractive and looks more appetizing, making it more marketable. Aside from making it look so appetizing, we’ve added numerous chemicals to increase its shelf life, pushing preservation to the very edge.

The bad news is that because of all the chemicals added, these processed foods have been stripped of any real nutritional value and fiber.

The two most commonly consumed ‘vegetables’ now are French fries and ketchup, at a time when we find ourselves beleaguered with arthritis, attention deficit disorder, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, strokes and cancer.

Add high levels of stress, sedentary jobs, poor air and water quality and it’s no wonder we’re a more obese, malnourished, infertile yet angry and violent society today.

Can it be possible that raw food is the solution to our every increasing social problems?

Well, let’s take a moment to consider a few things; two to three fruits and three to five vegetables are the recommended daily servings.

People often translate the goal as five servings of fruit AND vegetables. The correct translation should be a maximum of EIGHT servings of fruit and vegetables.

That means a daily intake of eight servings of nutritionally dense foods that are meant to satisfy you so you will find yourself eating less.

Naturally, weight loss will happen when you change your focus from processed foods to fresh fruits and vegetables.

When focusing on raw foods, calorie and carbohydrate intake are significantly reduced, thus avoiding overeating. An added benefit to the high water and fiber content of raw foods is the immediate feeling of fullness, a healthier digestive system, and a detoxified body with increased anti-aging properties.

Shifting to raw foods should not be drastic, as this can overwhelm the body. It is advised that you gradually increase your raw food intake over several days while reducing your processed food intake at the same time.

You will find yourself spending less time in the kitchen preparing foods and more time enjoying them.

It’s quite possible that you might find yourself strolling through the produce department a bit more frequently however, as raw foods do not have the vast quantities of preservatives (yes, that’s the chemicals) so freshness must be controlled by buying only the items that you expect to consume in a short period of time.

A lot of meal plans intended to contain raw foods in your daily life can be found online, and when integrated with the health improving elements of Weight Loss Breeze, you can be assured of a healthier, slimmer and revitalized YOU!


Christian Goodman is a well known natural health researcher and the creator of the Natural Health Blog. His latest work is the Weight Loss Breeze program, which is one of the best weight loss program around.


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