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Posts from — May 2011

How to Eat a (Mostly) Raw Food Diet

You probably know that a 100% raw food diet is AWESOME when it comes to weight loss, nutrition, enjoyability, and simplicity. However, there may be reasons why you can’t (or don’t want to) eat all raw foods all the time. Perhaps you live in a cold climate and do not have access to enough fruits […]

May 26, 2011   9 Comments

You Can’t Be Healthy if You Still Eat Cooked Food

At least, that’s what some raw foodists believe. They honestly think that all cooked foods are “dead” and lead to serious harm in the body if ingested. I’ve even heard one raw foodist say that fire was man’s most destructive discovery specifically because it led to the cooking of our foods. Utter silliness! But before […]

May 24, 2011   4 Comments

How to Enjoy Salt-Free Raw Food Recipes

So you want to go raw and do it the right way. You know that you need to focus on fruit, but you’ve also learned that savory meals full of greens are important too. You also know that these mineral-rich veggies don’t need any salt. Now here’s the big problem. You love salt and you hate […]

May 20, 2011   4 Comments

Is Sea Salt Really Healthy?

I’ve received quite a few emails over the last few days regarding my recent article on salt. The main concern seems to be: What about sea salt? Doesn’t it contain less sodium and more trace minerals, making it a healthier alternative to regular table salt? Let’s have a look: Sea Salt Contains Less Sodium Chloride […]

May 16, 2011   23 Comments

Is Salt a Health Food?

There is no reason, other than taste, to consume salt. And that includes ANY sodium chloride, such as table salt, kosher salt, sea salt, Celtic sea salt, Himalayan salt, fleur de sel, etc. Why? Because salt is not a health food. Many people do not believe this because it seems that we can eat sooo […]

May 14, 2011   8 Comments