Ok that’s the short answer. Here’s a little bit more babble. Just a tiny little bit mind you cos I know we all have the attention span of a dead goldfish these days.
There are people who will advocate a 100% raw foods diet. These people tend to be hardcore militant all or nothing types and my advice is to steer clear of anyone that advocates 100% anything. Apart from anything else, nothing in life is 100% apart from me, being 100% amazing that is…I jest…even though I clearly am… 🙂
I’ve dabbled with periods where I’ve been 100% raw and I’ve felt absolutely bloody marvellous. Personally however, I don’t think it’s necessary for people to be 100% to reap MASSIVE benefits. Simply incorporate more raw food in to your diet and you’ll notice instant results. How awesome?
If you’re hell bent on numbers (read: geek) then I’d say about 50% raw is achievable for the majority of people. How would you even calculate that really? I hate numbers (read: failed maths) so I’d say a juice or smoothie a few times a week (let it be GREEN for the love of jesus…not literally, this isn’t a religious post before I start getting mad shit from google keywords again) together with as much salad as you can shake a salad shaped stick at (try saying that after a few glasses of wine…or half a glass if you’re me) and I reckon you’re pretty much on to a winner.
Easy peasy lemon squeezy on a salad made for meezy
It really depends on where you’re coming from (diet-wise not geographically) and what suits your individual circumstances.
Check out my earlier blog post for ideas on how to eat more raw food. If you want that is.
Do it. Do it now.
This blog was written by Raw Food Scotland's previous owner, Emma Calvert. You can reach her at her new website, https://missmanifestation.com/