Raw Foods

"In my perfect world, Diet For a New America would be a standard textbook in our school, and Fast Food Nation would be like the Catcher in The Rye. No child would get past eighth grade without reading it"

-Sarma Melngailis Owner, Pure Food and Wine

Takeaway One

Constant digestion of cooked food or processed foods hurts our immune system. In other words, our immune system gets worn out. Without an effective immune system, we become vulnerable to disease and other negative ailments.

Factoid One

Raw foods are purely plant foods:

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Grains

Raw foods are not subjected to temperatures greater than 118 degrees Fahrenheit.

Basic Concept

Studies have shown a direct relationship between raw foods and better health. Changing your diet to include a higher percentage of raw foods is one way to help achieve a goal of healthier lifestyle.

Everything in moderation