Raw Food Diet Plan Questions and Answers

For anyone putting together a raw food diet plan questions are sure to arise... Questions like...

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  • Will this diet meet all my nutritional needs?
  • Does being on a raw diet mean I can’t eat any cooked food?
  • Where do you get your protein with a raw food diet?
  • Do I need to supplement?
  • Some say it’s good to juice and others say it’s not healthy at all. What’s the truth?

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Is it possible to do a juice fast with only friuts juices and carrot juice?? 
Q hello! i live in a hostel and we don't get to keep juicers in our hostel. but we can get fresh fruit juices and carrot juice. can u please suggest …

Raw and Traveling  
Q I have been happily healthy and 99% Raw and juicing for over seven years (herbal tea = cooked food ). I must travel to rural Germany in the winter. …

Are there foods that help with pain-inflammation? 
Q Are there foods I can juice that will help with inflammation? A Juicing in general should help with inflammation and then there are foods like …

Can I Improve my Eyesight on the Raw Food Diet? 
Q I have glasses because I don't see very well on things that are far away from me. I wonder if it's possible to heal poor eyesight by eating raw food? …

What can you do with juice pulp? 
Q What can you do with the pulp of vegetables and fruits that you juice? They look too nutritious to simply discard. A Good question. It does seem …

What's a good juicing book? 
Q I love your site and all the fantastic juicing recipes, but sometimes I just want to curl up on the couch with a book. What's a good all around book …

Is it OK to juice while nursing? 
Q I would like to try juicing. My goal is to alleviate painful joints and stiffness, and to have more energy to chase my 4 little ones. I do have weight …

Transitional Cell Carcinoma 
Q Do you know of any foods etc., which may help clear out cancer cells in the bladder? A First let me say that I'm not a doctor and am not able …

keeping warm on a raw food diet 
Q How do you keep warm over the winter months on a raw food diet? A Sometimes it can feel a bit chilly during the winter months, mainly just after …

Uses for juice Pulp 
Q Are there recipes for using the pulp after preparing the juice. Seems like it could be used for vegetable stock? Any fruits/vegies to avoid adding …

High cholesterol issues 
Q I have been eating raw food for about a month now to lower high cholesterol. My question is should I stay away from coconut and avocados because of …

Raw animal products 
Q This diet is called "raw", but there is no mention anywhere of foods like oysters, gravallax, sashimi, proscuitto-none of these foods are cooked and …

High urine levels of oxalate 
Q I recently had a 24 hour urine test. It has shown high calcium, oxalate, ph and something else. At the time of the test I was ingesting 4000mg to 6000 …

what is the best way to get protein from raw food and juicing? 
Q I am a vegetarian, and i am now getting into juicing and eating raw foods. what i would like to know is do you have recipes that are printable. Meaning …

To gain weight 
Q what raw foods does one eat to gain weight ? A Typically you’re looking to add more calories if you're trying to add weight. Calorically dense …

getting enough b-12 
Q where do you get your b-12? and about how much would a 74 year old female need? A On occasion I supplement when I feel the need. At present …

Anti Inflammatory foods 
Q. Which foods are best for skin inflammation? A Blueberries and omega-3 essential fatty acids found in chia, hemp, or flax seeds are foods that …

Vitamin B--12 
Q. So what about B-12, do I need to supplement? A. There are a number of raw fooders who do supplement B-12 and those that believe we can derive …

Calcium and a Raw Food Diet 
Q. Where do you get your calcium? A. Leafy greens are loaded with calcium in an easy to assimilate form without the heavy acid burden that comes …

Protein Sources on a Raw Food Diet 
Q. If you’re not eating meat or dairy, where do you get your protein? A. The same place a 400 pound gorilla gets his protein, from plant greens. …

Why have I put on weight since I started juicing? 
Q Why am I putting on weight rather than losing weight since I started juicing, and I am feeling very bloated too? A You have to remember that fruit …

Are beet greens and stems safe to juice? 
Are beet greens and stems safe to juice? Absolutely. There is loads of nutrition in the stems and greens of the beet. Broccoli and cauliflower leaves …

Can you juice frozen fruit and veggies? 
Q Can u juice frozen fruit and veggies? A Technically yes, but I don’t think it would be very practical for several reasons. First, the whole idea …

Juicing oranges 
Q Do you juice oranges with the skin on? A Yes, you do, but you don't juice them in your typical electric juicer. You can juice them by hand as …

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Muscle building raw foods 
Q Hi, I currently take Maca, Spirulina, Goji Berries, Chia Seeds, Hemp Seeds, Cacao, Chlorella,aside from what I'm currently taking can you tell me what …

Constipation & Hemorrhoids While Transitioning to a Raw Diet Not rated yet
Q I have been slowly transitioning to raw food diet over the past 2-2 ½ months. Now I eat 70-80% raw. I started mainly due to hypertension, pain and …

Triglycerides Not rated yet
Q. Hi I have been a vegan for fourteen months, a raw vegan for six months, I am following 80/10/10, I have healed so much, come of so many medications, …

Sugar Cravings Not rated yet
Q I can't stop eating sugar, what can I use instead of sugar. Is raw sugar OK. A I don’t believe you're having Sugar Cravings, but rather the overgrowth …

Weight gain on a vegan diet Not rated yet
Q Hi, I have been on a vegan diet which has been semi cooked and semi raw for 5 weeks now and my weight is still increasing! Weight gain on a vegan diet …

Are raw vegetables for lunch enough? Not rated yet
Q Are raw vegetables for lunch enough? I would like to know, regards to i am eating only raw vegetables (carrot, radish, beet, Cabbage) in my lunch, …

Wondering what the best juicing recipe would be to help support the lymphatic system? Not rated yet
Q) Hello, I was diagnosed with Non Hodgkins Follicular lymphoma & was wondering what the best juicing recipe would be to help support the lymphatic system? …

To recover from illness does one have to go on a 100% vegan diet? Not rated yet
Q It's VERY DIFFICULT to go on a 100% vegan diet. My father recently had a stroke and I was wondering does he have to go on an 100% vegan raw food diet …

Are there certain vege juice recipes for male impotence? Not rated yet
Q To bring up male impotence, to a viral level, are there certain juicing combinations that work. Bringing up male testosterone levels. A Juicing …

Vegetable Juicing Not rated yet
Q How much vegetable juice are you allowed to drink in a day? A There are no set and hard rules on this. You can virtually drink all you like. Some …

Getting enough protein Not rated yet
Q Is temph cottage cheese and Greek yogurt considered raw , the reason I am asking is that I have been eating raw the last 2 days and my protein macros …

Are there any beans in the raw diet? Not rated yet
Q I am not familiar with the raw diet plans but am very interested in starting on this type of diet. Since beans are cooked they must be out? Although …

Use of Raw Herbs Not rated yet
Q As a runner, I'm interested in performance herbs. One of these is Ashwagandha. The literature recommends a certain standardization of 5-10% withanolides. …

Leftover Juice Pulp  Not rated yet
Q Does anyone have recipes or suggestions on how best to utilize the leftover juice pulp from the juicing exercise - besides compost and Earthworm food? …

Big Belly Not rated yet
Q I eat no preservatives, eat 75 % raw and am a vegan but my stomach looks like I am 6 months pregnant... Any clue why that is?? I should be so thin …

Which should I buy first - a juicer or a blender? Not rated yet
Q Which should I buy first - a juicer or a blender? Hi Hugh, 1st, I'd like to thank you very much for the valuable information & the effort you …

Does beet root need to be cooked before juicing? Not rated yet
Q Does beet root need to be cooked before juicing? A No Alan, it should most definitely not be cooked before juicing. The cooking would destroy …

What About Salt Intake and Iodine? Not rated yet
Q I am eating very raw now and use Himalayan salt sometimes. Am I getting enough iodine in my diet? A If you are concerned you can eat sea vegetables, …

Getting Enough Protein Not rated yet
Q I'm a very active person in general (gym and club sports). I'm also a rising sophomore in college. (170 lbs 6'1 8-10% body fat ). I'm very interested …

Nutritional Values Not rated yet
Q I was told that some fruits and vegetables lose their nutritional value the second they are juiced or blended, and some actually gain after sitting …

Recipes to lower blood pressure and not raise blood sugar Not rated yet
Q Can you give me juice recipe's to lower blood pressure, and not raise blood sugar? A Just about any of the Vegetable Juicing Recipes on the …

How to Not feel hungry all day long? Not rated yet
Q How to eat and last through the day without getting hungry afterwards? Everyone that is on a diet knows the feeling of staying hungry all day long! …

Help with nausea while vegetable juicing? Not rated yet
Q Is there anything to help with nausea while vegetable juicing? A If the juice is making you feel queasy, you can dilute it with water, or substitute …

Truck Driving and Raw Foods  Not rated yet
Q My husband is a truck driver and we are trying to figure out how he is going to take blended veggies on the road. Drinking BROWN drinks are not …

Fat Soluable Vitamins and Juicing Not rated yet
Q I am relatively new to juicing. However in my previous research of nutrition in general, I found that it is important to always consume 'fats' with …

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Lowering Blood pressure with juices Not rated yet
Q Is there any specific vegetable or juice blend helpful in lowering blood pressure? A I think most juices would be good for lowering blood pressure …

Is coconut oil raw? Not rated yet
Q Is coconut oil raw? I would like to make raw salad dressing for my salads. A Some are raw and some are not, and even some of the ones that …

Oxalate Safety  Not rated yet
Q I have started making smoothies and bought an expensive Vitamix to do it. I feel better and have my adult son on them also. I have had a colon resection …

Mixing Different Vegetables Not rated yet
Q I have just started juicing and have been told not to mix RED and GREEN vegetables/fruits. Can you advise on this please? A I have never heard …

Building muscle on a raw food diet Not rated yet
Q I am a girl doing strength training in the gym 4-5 days a week and I want to build muscle! Can I build muscle on a raw food diet? How much protein …

Food allergies, sensitized skin, leaky gut? Not rated yet
Q Can a raw foods diet with juicing reverse immune based food allergies? I have developed wheat/gluten allergy (asthma not celiac), eczema which i had …

When to Remove Peels Not rated yet
Q Which vegetables and fruits are recommended to remove the peel before juicing or eating? A For juicing, citrus peels except for lemon and lime. …

Side Effects of Juicing? Not rated yet
Q I just received my juicer and made my first juice today. I followed a recipe from another site. I drank about 8 oz of juice. My throat began to feel …

Leafy greens Not rated yet
Q I am trying very hard but my family can't stand the taste of the greens!!! Help!!!! I agree with them! I love cooked spinach and spinach salads but …

Fish oils Not rated yet
Q Are there any plant sources of the oily wonder-ingredients said to be present in oily fish? A Yes, there are a number of quality sources. Omega …

protein in raw food Not rated yet
Q How do I know which vegtables have protein? A All vegetables contain protein, in fact all fruits do as well. Granted some have more than others, …

Helping Arthritis. Not rated yet
Q Does juicing help in any way to combat Arthritis? I would love to see my husband off his meds. A Many people have had wonderful results with juicing …

Soaking nuts and seeds before eating? Not rated yet
Q Hey. I have recently converted to raw food diet. Nuts and seeds are an important part of my diet, especially now. In regard to soaking to release inhibitors. …

Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, & Coronary Heart Disease Not rated yet
Q Hello, I’m currently deployed to Afghanistan and I have been inspired by the documentary Fat Sick & Nearly Dead to do the raw food detox for 20 days …

Juicer or Blender? Not rated yet
Q From a nutritional perspective, what is the difference between juicing and blending? A I believe they hold nearly the same nutritional value, …

Is it harmful to drink the same juice day after day? Not rated yet
Q I love this recipe but wonder if drinking it every day is bad for me. I juice two handfuls of baby spinach, two celery stalks, four stalks kale, …

Which juice will give stronger nails?  Not rated yet
Q What juice recipe is good for getting stronger nails? A In general all juices would be good because they contribute to a health body which in …

What quantities of each food constitute a healthy recipe? Not rated yet
Q HOW DOES ONE KNOW HOW MANY OF WHAT DO YOU COMBINE IN ORDER TO MAKE YOUR RECIPE HEALTHY? A In a natural or raw food diet all the ingredients will …

How much weight loss can I expect when starting the raw diet? Not rated yet
Q How much weight loss can I expect when starting the raw diet? A It really depends on a number of issues like your current weight and health, what …

Is There A Natural Cure for Psoriasis? Not rated yet
Q Please does anyone have any tips which have helped them with severe psoriasis? Not drug or medical or lotions. Thank you so much for such a balanced, …

High alkalinity Not rated yet
Q Could one become overly alkaline on all raw food? What would be the symptoms? A It is possible to become over alkaline, or alkalosis as it’s …

What vegetable juices will stimulate bowel movement? Not rated yet
Q What vegetables for juicing will help with bowel movements? A Three juices that come to mind for stimulating the digestive system are cabbage, …

Do you have a colon cleanse recipe? Not rated yet
Q Do you have a recipe for a good colon cleanse? A A raw food diet in general is a good colon cleanser in part because of the high fiber content, …

How can I clear up my skin from acne?  Not rated yet
Q I have acne with lots of scarring. What can I do to clear it up? A The first things I would do is stop eating dairy, go gluten free, and stop …

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) cure?? Not rated yet
Q I heard going on a raw food diet can cure/reverse PCOS, is this true? A Since I’m not a doctor I can’t say if the raw food diet can help your …

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Can I drink alcohol on the raw food diet? Not rated yet
Q Can I drink alcohol on the raw food diet? Or would that be counterproductive? A Yes, you can, but in my opinion that would be very foolish. …

Carrots: Peeled or not? Not rated yet
Q I've been peeling my carrots but I've read it's best to leave them on. I heard that the carrot is sweeter peeled. What say you? A It may be …

Should I soak nuts and dates?  Not rated yet
Q Should I soak nuts, dates and the like for smoothies? A Yes, it’s always best to soak any dried fruit before you consume it because if you don’t …

Cancer treatment  Not rated yet
Q Hi I’m going through chemotherapy at the moment for breast cancer….Any recommendations for some types of juices which will be of great help please? …

Can we drink a blend of carrot and beet root juice? Not rated yet
Q Can we drink a blend of carrot and beet root juice? A Sure you can. You can juice just about any blend of fruits and vegetables as long as they …

How expensive is it to be on a raw food diet? Not rated yet
Q I know fruit can be expensive, and even greens in the produce section are not cheap. If I'm eating all raw foods how expensive will that get? …

How long can I wait to drink my veggie juice?  Not rated yet
Q I have been doing this for about one month now and I am wondering if I am getting all of the benefits because I make my drinks at night and take them …

I am allergic to apples Not rated yet
Q I am allergic to apples, what can I use as a substitution when juicing? A Wow, never heard of that. How about pears, carrots, or a combination …

Can you have dried fruit on the raw diet? Not rated yet
Q Can you have dried fruit on the raw diet? A Yes, but in moderation, fresh fruit should be your mainstay. Things to remember concerning dried fruit …

Alopecia Hair Loss Not rated yet
Q I am 32 years and lost all my hair what can i do? A I don’t really know much about alopecia other than it is an autoimmune disease. I do know …

How to handle detox symptoms? Not rated yet
Q I'm on day 2 in raw food detox, and I am quite tired. I also have a headache, any tips? A First let me say congratulations on doing a detox diet …

Can I can my juiced foods? Not rated yet
Q Can I can my juiced foods, or smoothies as opposed to freezing. Does this take away any value. thank you! I love your website! A It would be …

What's the best detox juice? Not rated yet
Q I am currently on blood thinners and have had to have blood transfusions. What is the best detox juice to do that can help me better my situation? …

ADHD/ADD Juice Recipes Not rated yet
Q Is it possible to develop juice recipes to address ADHD or ADD? A To be perfectly honest Gail, I don't know, but I do think juicing in general …

Can I cook the greens before I juice them? Not rated yet
Q Can I cook the greens before I juice them? A Not a good idea. The whole purpose of juicing is to gain the fresh raw nutrients and enzymes present …

What are some of the first things I should know about juicing? Not rated yet
Q What are some of the first things I should know about juicing? A I would say using the freshest produce available is a good place to start. Start …

hot flashes Not rated yet
Q What are the best vegetables and fruits to juice for reducing hot flashes? A I don’t know of any juices that specifically address the hormone …

Diabetes and Juicing Not rated yet
Q Hello, I am a Type II diabetic and am interested in trying juicing but was curious how the juice affects blood sugar levels? A I would recommend …

What fruits are fattening when you're juicing to lose weight? Not rated yet
Q What fruits are fattening when you're juicing to lose weight, and how many times a day should you juice? A No juices are really fattening by themselves …

Beets & stems Not rated yet
Q Can you use the stems of the beet to juice? A Absolutely! Read more.

juicing and drug addiction Not rated yet
Q Will juicing be a big help? Please explain how this will work. What benefits can I expect to receive? Thank you Velta A Juicing in general …

Possible allergies to fruits and veggies? Not rated yet
A Store bought juices are pasteurized which means the enzymes are destroyed, but I wouldn’t give up on fresh juices without a trial. If your reactions …

Do you get enough protein when you juice? Not rated yet
Q Do you get enough protein when you juice? A Our need for protein is highly exaggerated. Due to the strong lobby of the meat and dairy industry …

CKD: Chronic Kidney Disease Not rated yet
Q What are the best fruit and vegetable combinations for improving kidney function? A I need to make it clear I’m not a medical professional and …

Juice or whole vegetable and fruit? Not rated yet
Q I am wondering if drinking the juice only is enough to help get the vitamins and minerals my body needs. I absolutely detest greens. I have found …

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Diabetes Not rated yet
Q I have type 2 diabetes and my daughter has type 1. Are there certain fruits we should avoid? A Great question Rick. Generally when I hear that …

Why am I not losing weight eating raw ..? Not rated yet
Q I've been eating raw for 7 weeks now ....lost 8 lbs. first 2 weeks nothing since why? I am getting very discouraged and upset.....I do not feel …

What is the best way to reduce acid reflux? Not rated yet
Q I experience severe cases of acid reflux especially when I am doing yoga and playing racquetball. It seems the problem gets worse when I put a "load" …

Are the juice recipes on this site meal replacements?  Not rated yet
Q Are the juicing recipes that are listed meal replacements? A They can be. Many people substitute fresh juice for regular meals comprised of solid …

Breaking out under chin Not rated yet
Q I've recently changed my diet to include more veggies and fruits, and bought myself a juicer as well. I've always been an avid gym rat, but since …

Cooking grains Not rated yet
Q Does eating cooked grains negate the raw diet? A No, not at all Erin. A high raw diet is very supportive nutritionally for just about any diet. …

What type of juicer to buy. Not rated yet
Q Hi, I am new to juicing and want to buy a machine that is easy to clean. I know that if it takes a significant amount of time I am unlikely to juice …

Smoking Effects Not rated yet
Q Could you please advise me on some veggie tips for reducing smoking effects? I quit smoking....! A Congratulations on quitting smoking and …

Sinus Infection Not rated yet
Q What is good to juice for a sinus infection? A I would think any juice would be good because of the water content which will help flush the sinuses, …

I'm type 2 diabetic. Should I avoid juicing fruits ?  Not rated yet
Q I'm type 2 diabetic. Should I avoid juicing fruits? A I think everyone should avoid juicing fruits. I believe the only reason to juice fruits …

How much juice to drink Not rated yet
Q How many ounces of juice should I drink in a day? A You can drink as little or as much juice in a day as you would like. I usually drink a quart …

Mixing fruits and vegetables Not rated yet
Q I've read somewhere that it isn't good to mix fruits and vegetables during juice fasting. Is this true? Can that apply not only for juice fasting, …

Which juice is best to improve general health? Not rated yet
Q To improve general health which juice recipe is best? A I favor juices comprised mainly of vegetables, or that contain lots of vegetables. Leafy …

Detox Juice Not rated yet
Q Which time of the day is the best to drink these detox juices? A Really anytime of day, but having one in the morning may be best if you're trying …

What's the best time to drink juice? Not rated yet
Q What time is the best time to drink these juice? A Really anytime of day, although they should be taken on an empty stomach, which is why many …

Can tomato sauce be altered to make it a warming food? Not rated yet
Q Can tomato sauce be altered to make it a warming food? A Yes! You can add warming spices or herbs to your raw tomato sauce. I often add ginger …

Is there an alternative for KALE Not rated yet
Q Is there an alternative for KALE? Many thanks, Con A I use kale in some of my recipes because its high in nutrients, but so are many leafy greens …

What must I eat in order for my body to get use to such a different diet? Not rated yet
Q What must I eat in order for my body to get use to such a different diet. I work in a kitchen all day. I'm around all sorts of food. I need something …

prepping veggies for a blender Not rated yet
Q how much cutting up of hard veggies like cucumbers, carrots, and apples is needed for blending? A It depends how powerful your blender is, but …

Juicers Not rated yet
Q What type of juicers do you recommend for a tight budget. A I think the most important thing is that any juicer you purchase should have the capability …

Sugar in fruit Not rated yet
Q I’m new to this, how do I know my sugar intake is not too high? Are sugar spikes something to worry about? I get a buzz from my fruit drinks and …

Juicing Greens like Spinach Not rated yet
Q Is there a specific way to get the most juice out of spinach? I don't feel like my juicer is bringing out a lot of juice and I don't want to waste …

Internal Scar Tissue Not rated yet
Q According to my VA healthcare providers I have scar tissue in the abdonminal cavity with a cyst inside that as a result of surgery in 2000. I eat 80 …

Can you freeze juices and use them later? Not rated yet
Q Can you freeze juices and use them later? A You can freeze the juice and drink it later, but freezing destroys much of the goodness contained …

diabetics need help juicing Not rated yet
Q What type of vegetable and fruit can diabetics use. Carrots and oranges have a lot of sugar, two of my favorite things to juice with, thanks Sarah. …

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Too many fruits and vegetables. Not rated yet
Q Is there a rule of thumb of "too many" fruits and vegetables in one setting? I just started juicing and not to familiar with the combinations, so I …

testamonials Not rated yet
A Been vegan for 2 years? Going to go raw! Any testimonials of people over 60? Q Gabriel Cousens and Fred Bisci are two that come to mind. Don’t …

The higher the RPM the lower the quality of juice Not rated yet
Q I been told that the higher the RPM of the juice blender the lower the quality of juice. Am now confused, do we lose the nutrition value by using …

Juicing my vegetables vs. drinking a ready-made vegetable juice Not rated yet
Q Which would provide me the more adequate daily supply of vegetable nutrition: Juicing my veggies or a ready-made, store-bought vegetable juice? …

need a skin and acne cleansing Not rated yet
Q I have been having problems with acne all over my back sometimes my chest neck and abdomen never had this type of problem when i was a teen what cleansing …

Do we lose fiber when we juice? Not rated yet
A Yes we do, most but not all fiber is lost. The idea behind juicing is that you get loads of nutrients that are easy to assimilate because there is …

How long is the juice good for?  Not rated yet
Q How long is the juice good for? can it be refridgerated and still good for a day or two? A Juice is always best when consumed within ten to fifiteen …

List of foods  Not rated yet
Q What kind of foods do I eat to get all my vitamins in a day? A A variety of fruits, vegetables, some nuts or seeds, and perhaps some sea vegetables. …

Multi Purpose juicer Not rated yet
Q Is there a juicer out there that does stuff like wheat grass all the way to nut butters? Also one that's not huge. A The Green Star and other …

How to store edible seeds? Not rated yet
Q WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO STORE SEEDS? DOES SUN LIGHT EFFECT SEED QUAILTY? WHERE TO FIND SMALL KITCHEN SIZE CONTAINERS TO STORE SEEDS? A Yes, sunlight …

Persimmon Seeds Not rated yet
Q Are persimmon seeds edible? I was thinking of grinding persimmons, seeds and all in a vitamix blender and was wondering if the ground up seeds would …

Where Do I Shop From? (conventional or organic) Not rated yet
Q Ok So Can I Shop From A Grocery Store Like Jewls,dominicks,walmart,etc.To Get My Lettuce,celery,grapes,bananas,etc. Or Should I Try to convince my …

to cook or not  Not rated yet
Q Dr. Oz and many other doctors say cook some vegetables and have others raw. Cook to break down enzymes, raw for better health for some foods, who …

Eating well on a budget Not rated yet
Q I'm a graduate student who wants to try many of the recommendations on this site. Any tips for how to make this work with my budget? A Shopping …

Blood testing: what and where? Not rated yet
Q What sort of blood testing recommended and how do I find an appropriate provider? A Great question Anna, You can check the local phone book or …

High potassium levels Not rated yet
Q I have extremely high potassium levels. Please give me a list of raw vegetables that will lower my potassium. A Anything containing sodium will …

Body Building Supplements Not rated yet
Q What types of body building supplements/foods/beverages damage the Adrenals? Creatine, AAKG... A I’ll tell you John I’m not by any stretch of …

Raw food diet and parkinson disease Not rated yet
Q. My husband has parkinson disease do you know any food that would benefit him? Thank you so much. A. Thank you for taking the time to email me your …

Fruit or Fat Not rated yet
Q. I’ve read a little bit about the raw diet and some say eat mostly fruit, while others say eat mostly greens and vegetables. I’m confused. A. …

Adapting to a Raw Food Diet Not rated yet
Q. Cooked food tastes so good to me compared to raw food, why is that? A. For years you have been eating cooked food and much of it is probably …

Digestive Issues Not rated yet
Q. I’ve been on a mostly raw food diet for almost a year now and I am still experiencing digestive discomfort, mainly gas. Am I doing something wrong …

Warming Foods Not rated yet
Q. During the colder months of the year I have trouble keeping warm now that I’m following a raw food diet. Why is that, and what can I do about it? …

Minerals and the Raw Food Diet Not rated yet
Q. So what’s the big deal with minerals, are they really that important? A. Minerals are absolutely Critical to good health. According to David …

Mineral Sources on the Raw Food Diet Not rated yet
Q. I don’t have a juicer, and even if I did I don’t think I would have the time to juice every day, isn’t there anything else I can do to get my minerals? …

Juicing Not rated yet
Q. I’m confused about juicing, and I hope you can clear things up for me. Some people say it’s good to juice and others say it’s not healthy at all. …

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Raw Food Diet Guidelines Not rated yet
Q. Does following the raw diet mean I can’t eat any cooked food? A. No, not at all, any additional raw foods you can add to your diet will help, …

What is the Raw Food Diet? Not rated yet
Q. What exactly is the Raw Food Diet? A. When we talk about the raw food Diet we mean food that has not been heated above 108 degrees Fahrenheit, …

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