How To Begin With Raw Food Diet

August 1, 2018

The main guidelines of eating raw food consist of eating fresh vegetables, fruits, dry fruits, and plant-based meals containing fibres.  The raw foods are those which are boiled or uncooked because it preserves all types of natural nutrients which goes after cooking. Eating raw food as a meal will help you improve your fitness and overall health.

Advantages of raw food diet

The major advantage of eating raw food is it detoxifies your body in a few days. You can always go for uncooked and boiled food for around 75% of your total food. The raw food also increases your digestion, which will definitely boost the metabolism of your body.  Within a few weeks, you will find a change in your energy level and your stress will also decrease.

Raw food plays a significant role in decreasing the weight loss. It is also very helpful in reduces the probability of getting a major illness such as cancer and diabetes. A raw diet consists of a very less sodium, low saturated fats and a high content of magnesium, potassium and fibres. Many types of mixtures and combinations can be used while preparing a raw diet.  the combinations consist of different types of smoothies, juices and fibre foods, which will cleanse your skin, kidney, liver and various other parts of your body.

Essentials of raw food diet

Basically, a raw diet consists of those foods which depend on your dieting reason. Some of the combinations of raw diet can be seen as follows

A) Soya milk such as tofu which is made of rice, soybeans and grains is listed in a raw diet chat.

B Its like if you want to increase your metabolism then you should go for sprouted brown rice.

C) Similarly, if a person wants to boost the heart, he/she should add carrot to their diet.  Carrot contains a huge amount of vitamin A which is good for the cardiovascular system.

D) Fennel has been very useful in controlling with an infection of arthritis. it evens mood fluctuation and depressive states and has the rare nutrient known as  Fennel contains vitamin B, plus zinc and manganese to fight with the problem of mood swings and sadness.

E) Sprouts can also be a very beneficial meal which consists of proteins, vitamins, minerals and various different contents. During preparation of salads or juice, sprouts can come into use.

A smoothie or a fresh juice can be served as a power boosting drink. Here is the recipe of the smoothie you can try using with juice 4 carrots,  2 apples, 1 small potato and 1 small stalk of fennel.

Cautionary be aware

Before doing a massive change in your diet plan, it will be a smart idea to consult your dietitian earlier than starting a raw food diet.  The raw diet might not be suitable for growing age children, a person struggling with anaemia and pregnant women.

The person who is struggling with a moderate migraine, nausea and cravings is highly advised to consult with dietitians before going for such diet.   It might not be recommended for people who are suffering from moderate detox reaction. Lastly, you cut down on things like meat, sugar and caffeine per week or so before starting up with a raw diet plan.

Hope you achieve your fitness targets with the help of regular workout and by following a raw food diet.

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