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What are Living and Raw Foods? Raw and Living Foods are foods that contain enzymes. In general, the act of heating food over 116 degrees F destroys enzymes in food. (Enzymes start to degrade in as little as 106 degrees F). All cooked food is devoid of enzymes, furthermore cooking food changes the molecular structure of the food and renders it toxic.
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You are interested in a raw food diet. Now you have to decide what to eat. To help you with the transition from cooked to raw, here's a raw food conversion chart. The chart has the following categories: Food Beverages Condiments and Spreads Special Treats Supplements General Guidelines 1.
according to the best evidence: our bodies by Michael Bluejay • June 2002 • Updated December 2012 A fair look at the evidence shows that humans are optimized for eating mostly or exclusively plant foods, according to the best evidence: our bodies. We're most similar to other plant-eaters, and drastically different from carnivores and true omnivores. 1,2,3 Those who insist that humans are omnivores, especially if their argument is based on canine teeth, would do well to look at what the evidence actually shows. We'll cover that below.