What on the god’s green earth is raw food? I mean, what’s up with that?
Let me tell you, you’re not the first person to screw that pretty little face of yours up and scratch your head when it comes to understanding the whole raw food shebang.
Now, I could bore you with science and try and sound pretty intelligent and awesome and use spiffy words like ‘denature’ and ‘enzymes’ and such, but the truth is I really, really, really hate science. Although let it be known I would totally rock one of those sexy white coats and some safety specs OH YEAH! Also, if I start talking about all that shizzle you’re likely to:
- fall asleep
- make mental note not to visit this site again
- make ACTUAL note not to visit this site again
- send me hate mail
- make me cry and force me to console myself with a whole tub of Booja Booja
nobody wants that…
I will tell you what raw food is for ME…
You see, it’s more of a philosophy than anything else.
Raw food is eating food in its natural state (or as good god damn close to it as you can get).
It’s about maximising your intake of VEGETABLES and FRUITS and NUTS/SEEDS and HERBS and SPROUTS and SUPERFOODS in a way that works for you and your individual circumstances.
It’s about decreasing the amount of man-made chemical laden not-so-good-for-ya-bod stuff over time and at a rate that is comfortable for you…
It’s about recognising that you are what you eat
It’s about recognising that what you eat will have an affect on you, physically, emotionally, mentally and being consciously aware of that
It’s about saying YES to life by eating as much fresh and living food as you can
It’s about paying attention to what you’re asking your body to digest i.e. not blasting the hell out of your food by over-cooking or microwaving it
It’s about being happy and supportive to your body to do the things it has to do and TRUST ME, it has a lot of stuff to do every.single.second.
It’s about nourishment
Re-connecting with the earth and eating wild foods
Ultimately, it’s a healthy approach to food that will ROCK YOUR WORLD
It is not:
a religion, a cult, dogmatic, your identity, an opportunity to attack others, righteous, defensive, the be-all-and-end-all, the truth, hippy, only for athletes, only for vegans, only for vegetarians, only for young people, only for dying people, only for people called Talula Cosmic Conscious Love Unicorn, only for people, only for 100% raw enthusiasts, necessarily the best way for you, going to cure every single disease, going to create world peace, going to make your boobs bigger, going to make you rich, going to make you poor, going to get you more sex although it might, going to make you be able to do the splits – I’ve tried, going to make you anything…
It’s just raw food.
Does that make any sense?
This blog was written by Raw Food Scotland's previous owner, Emma Calvert. You can reach her at her new website, https://missmanifestation.com/