The Mediterranean-style Diet Found Good For The Brain. (by Raw Antonia) From the article: "A recent study published in Archives of Neurology shows that the Mediterranean diet can work wonders for long term brain health. Researchers found that people on a predominantly Mediterranean-style present a lower risk of neurodegeneration."
Raw Foods - Vegetarianism. An Essential Resource For Living/Raw Foods Lifestyle. Each title deals with an important aspect of the living/rawfoods lifestyle. Permacharts focus on the most important tips, tricks, shortcuts and key concepts. A great way to introduce newcomers to living/raw foods. Learn, reference and review in 5-10 minutes or less. Save time by not flipping through books or watching DVDs. Written by experts in the field, including the world leader, Brian Clement of Hippocrates Health Institute.
Workout Sessions For The Brain: Weekly Fasting Protects Against Brain Diseases. (by Antonia) From the article: "Researchers at the National Institute on Ageing in Baltimore have found that weekly fasting can improve long term brain function and delay the onset of debilitating brain conditions"
Preference For Fat May Have A Genetic Basis. (by Michelle Bosmier) From the article: "New research into the genetic susceptibility to diet-induced obesity shows that a specific variation of the CD36 gene may be responsible for fat preference in 21% of the population"
The Poor Face Challenges Accessing Healthy Food Options. (by Lina Trivedi) From the article: "The disturbing reality of many low income communities and their inability to access fresh produce due to the lack of supermarkets in some communities is unsettling"
Mild Dehydration Has Substantial Adverse Effects, Especially In Women. (by Antonia) From the article: "New research from the University of Connecticut reveals that mild dehydration affects mood, energy levels and mental performance in both men and women"
Raw Foods With Anti-oxidants Can Reduce Risks Of Stroke In Women. (by Lina Trivedi) From the article: "Many studies are conducted that attempt to prove which drugs have what affect on health, especially in relation to heart disease. It is refreshing, in more ways than one, to read about a study that reveals that prevention of a health issue as serious as stroke can be found as close as our kitchen"
Babies Know Best: Solid Foods Keep Them Healthy. (by Michelle Bosmier) From the article: "A recent UK study shows that baby-led weaning promotes healthier food preferences later on in life: babies who are fed solid foods are more likely to prefer nutrient-dense foods, while babies weaned on purees will later go for less healthy, sugary foods"
Boiling Broccoli Destroys Its Cancer-fighting Properties. (by Antonia) From the article: "Researchers at the University of Warwick in the UK found that boiling, shredding and freezing cruciferous vegetables can destroy much of their acclaimed cancer fighting properties"
Study Finds That A Raw Vegetarian Diet Significantly Improves Fibromyalgia Symptoms. (by Diana Bocco) From the article: "A study published in the "BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine" journal showed that raw diets can help ease the symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome."
Raw Foods Relation To Breast Cancer. (by Lina Trivedi) From the article: "are there foods that can holistically contribute to the healing of women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer"
Raw Food Eaters At A Lower Risk Of Developing Osteoporosis, Study Says. (by Diana Bocco) From the article: "When studying the diet of raw foodists, researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis made a startling discovery: low bone mass density and osteoporosis don't always go hand in hand"
Can Raw Foods Replace Your Anti-aging Creams?. (by Lina Trivedi) From the article: "Surprisingly, a diet has a very strong effect on how skin ages. Numerous raw food enthusiasts swear by the fact that the consumption of raw foods is the only factor in their incredibly youthful appearance. Oprah recently interviewed a woman who literally looked 25 years younger than her age. Her commitment to raw food dieting is what she attributed to her appearance"
Healthful Snacks Can Support Weight Loss. (by Raw Antonia) From the article: "New study from the Hutchinson Cancer Research Center reveals that healthy snacks can support weight loss by regulating metabolism and keeping hunger away until the next substantial meal"
Raw Foods For Pain Relief. (by Raw Michelle) Raw foods not only nourish the body from the inside out, but also possess curative properties that help alleviate pain and inflammation.
Arsenic-laden Rice Could Poison Unborn Children. (by Raw Michelle) New study at Dartmouth University hints at a link between rice and elevated arsenic levels in pregnant women. The scientists fear for the role arsenic may play in shaping the health of unborn children.
Raw Foods To Help You Quit Smoking. (by Raw Michelle) Tobacco smoking is, sadly, the greatest cause of preventable death across the entire world. Since the 1930s, a vast number of studies have continuously revealed the devastating effects that smoking can have on human health, primarily affecting the lungs, circulatory and respiratory tract by increasing the risk of heart attack, stroke, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, lung cancer and cancer of the mouth and larynx.
Raw Foods To Help You Sleep. (by Raw Michelle) When our bodies are forced to handle pollution, stress, noise, illness and even poor dietary choices, we might find ourselves tossing and turning in our beds, unable to get a good night's sleep. For those individuals struggling with insomnia, raw foods might just provide the answer they have been waiting for. Learn more here.
Cranberries Fight Infection Better Than Pills. (by Raw Michelle) Scientists at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts discovered that whole cranberry juice is more potent against infections than cranberry extracts.
Mimi Kirk On Huffington Post. (by Ellena Kanner and Mimi Kirk) From the article: "She's hot, she's vegan, she's the grandmother of seven. Mimi Kirk, author of Live Raw, was voted PETA's sexiest vegetarian over 50. How much over? She's 72. 'You can be healthy as you age,' says Kirk. 'I'm an example.'"
Raw In Montreal Interviews Tanya Wood Of Raw Beauty 2011. (by Ildikó Brunner) From the article: "Raw Beauty 2011: 13 real people gone raw- a calendar that is not only beautiful to look at but it is also good for your health, and is full of delicious and delectable raw food recipes. Recently I had a chance to interview Tanya Wood, one of the creators of Raw Beatuy 2011.
Raw Beauty Featured In Tualmazen.com From Argentina. (by Florencia Goldsman) From the article: "Raw Beauty: un año de Comida Viva desde Canadá Tanya Wood es una artista plástica canadiense originaria de Saskatchewan, una provincia que linda con el estado de Alberta al oeste y con Manitoba al este, pero que también bordea con los Estados Unidos, y cubre el 6, 5 por ciento del territorio canadiense. Tanya, junto con su amigo fotógrafo Nick Rudnicki, es la creadora de Raw Beauty 2011, un calendario dedicado a difundir el estilo de vida Raw Food a través de delicadas imágen
Raw In Canada. tons of articles on the raw lifestyle in Canada.
Bif Naked Interviewed About Raw Foods And Cancer. (by Jim Dee) From the article: "...I really wanted to hear Bif's thoughts directly. So, I rung her up and we had a long (40-minute), very candid talk about raw veganism, cancer, music, spirituality, tattoos, and a bunch of other really fascinating stuff. She's amazing -- and we're truly grateful to have had the opportunity to chat with her -- so do check out this super audio interview..."
Boy George On New Raw Food Diet. (by Celebutopia) From the article: "The singer has embarked on a strict diet of uncooked food and a grueling exercise regime to shed the weight."
Pure Market Express - Vegan Raw Food Delivery Service. (by Jeanne) From the article: "Raw Delivery: Only in NYC? Think Again." This article is about Gena's review of Pure Market Express, an incredible raw delivery service based in Minnesota.
Chef Michelle Of Arnolds Way Raw Food Cafe. (by Michelle Schulman) From the article: "Michelle Schulman, head chef of Arnolds way raw food cafe in Lansdale, P.a. has a marvelous story to share about the powerful healing benefits of being on a raw food diet. She can be found daily working behind the counter preparing simple and delicious raw food meals for the cafe. Michelle also has a stunning voice being a classically trained opera singer and you can check her out in action here."
Raw Vegan Diet On The Local News In Florida. (by Rene Oswald) From the article: "" A news story explaining details of the Raw Vegan Lifestyle with Rene Oswald, author of "Transitioning to Living Cuisine" and Brian Clements from Hippocrates Health Institute.
Bbc Report: Raw Food Eaters Thin But Healthy. (by Bbc News) From the article: "People who follow a raw food vegetarian diet are light in weight but healthy, according to US researchers."
With Food, Raw Deals Are Not All Bad. (by Larry Watters) From the article: "When I mention being on a partial raw-food plan, I can usually expect to hear one of two responses: "Gross!" or "Wow!" Or occasionally, "I can’t eat that much salad." Raw food is more than Green Smoothies and Green Salads. Raw food - more accurately known as Living Food - is a cleaner, more digestive-friendly alternative to the Standard American Diet (SAD) with all the acidic and health problems that accompany it." Article includes some nice raw food pics and recipes!
Savor: Eat Your Veggies. (by Cj Williams) Article that profiles a raw food chef. From the article: "Krista Noschka, Living Light Certified Gourmet Raw Food chef and instructor, (910) 620-9191, has been "living raw" for almost four years and feels better than she has in her entire life. The philosophy of raw is all about getting back to the basics of what nature intended."
Angus Crawford's Rawlicious Raw Restaurant In Toronto. (by Corey Mintz) Not a great review (typical when a non-raw foodie reviews a raw restaurant). But, at least it's *some* publicity for Toronto's Rawlicious restaurant! From the article: "A thick, crunchy collard leaf makes a perfect wrap for a nut loaf ($9), with lots of onion and tomato bursting out of it. Corn chip-like crackers made of flax, carrot and buckwheat come with a salsa (no need to substitute anything), guacamole and "sour cream" ($12)."
Supervalu Vp Calls For Usda To Expand Raw Commodities Regulations. From the article: "Speaking before the House Agriculture Committee April 2, Supervalu, Inc. Vice President for Food Safety John Hanlin called for USDA's risk-based surveillance, inspection and enforcement model for meat and poultry safety to be expanded to the raw food products currently regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, reported Meatingplace."
Detroit-area Vegfest April 26. From the article: "NBA champion, TV/film personality and devoted vegan John Salley will give the keynote address at this year's VegFest, taking place April 26 at Ferndale High School. The annual vegetarian tastefest and expo formerly known as the Great American Meatout is hosted by VegMichigan, the state's largest vegetarian group, and features food from local restaurants, lectures, cooking and raw food demonstrations."
Story On Bif Naked, 10-year Raw Foodie, And Her Battle W/ Breast Cancer. (by Bif Naked) From the article: "It's funny when you get diagnosed with cancer and you're a raw food vegan -- for 10 years. You think they're lying to you, or they got your chart mixed up. You're like, 'Get out of here.' You're not shocked. It's not like you're devastated. You don't buckle. I didn't. I know people who did. I was just really surprised. I thought someone was playing a bit of a practical joke on me because I'm a joker."
Red Pepper Deli Restaurant Review - Detroit. (by Jane Slaughter and Carolyn Simon) From the article: "Before she opened the Red Pepper Deli last September, Carolyn Simon had no idea there were so many raw food enthusiasts around. There are. They make up three-quarters of her clientele, and they instruct her on everything from recipes to the science of raw-foodism."
Slime Sublime: Students Find Out That Going Green Can Taste Golden. (by Natalie Milkes) From the article: "Penni Shelton, health educator and director of Raw Food Tulsa, will be making green smoothies during the lunch hour for kids from pre-kindergarten through high school. "For some kids, this will be the only serving of fruits and vegetables they will have all day," Shelton said. "But what a good start, if a child would drink this for breakfast every morning." Convincing the kids to try the smoothies is the hardest part, Shelton said. Once they tried it, many came back.."
Study: Conventionally Grown Vegetables Have Lower Nutrient Value Than Organics And Days Of Old. (by Donald Davis) From the article: "Study: Conventionally Grown Vegetables Have Lower Nutrient Value Than Organics and Days of Old"
Flavor, The Way Nature Intended It. (by Judith Salkin) From the article: "...Just because it's raw doesn't mean that it's rabbit food or unappetizing to look at, either. According to Ren Yogamaya, organizer of Saturday's Raw Spirit Celebration in the Desert, and Chef Kelli Rose, raw foods have more to offer. Because the nutrients haven't been cooked out of them, "The food is still alive," said Rose, owner of Back2TheCuttingBoard.com, where she offers catering and classes in raw food cooking."
Jason Mraz Takes Fresh Approach To Touring. (by Sally Browne) From the article: "Mraz, who is a big fan of fresh food, runs an avocado farm in San Diego. He can suggest some great recipes and is especially proud of his Chocomole, a healthy chocolate mousse. He is also a follower of the raw food diet and always takes special powders and potions with him when he tours, supplemented by fresh produce."
Saf (restaurant Review). (by Lucas Hollweg) From the article: "Saf doesn’t have bouncers. Then again, muscles aren’t really part of its image. Owned by an international "wellness organisation" called The LifeCo, London’s first raw-food restaurant champions the way of the uncooked vegetable not only as the key to a long and healthy life, but as botany's answer to fine dining. In the world of haute herbivorism, Saf’s executive chef, Chad Sarno, is regarded as something of a culinary messiah..."
Moloa‘a Farm Touts Noni, A Medicinal Super-fruit. (by Coco Zickos) From the article: "We grow it, pick it and process it before it ferments," he said. Frailey added that they use a special technique for their dehydration process. "What we do is actually classified as raw food," he said. "We dry below 115 degrees." His partner found, after attending school in Oregon, that commercially made dehydrators dry at high heats, low humidity and high air volume and essentially "cook" the fruit."
Restaurant Review: Winter Park's Cafe 118. (by Heather Mcpherson) From the article: "When most people think of raw food, they think steak tartare, sushi or oysters on the half shell. But with a vegan approach and innovative culinary techniques, the raw-foods movement is turning nuts into lavish cheese, butters and creams. Fruits and vegetables are slowly transformed into elegant pastas. And dessert is shedding its guilt."
Raw Energy: Low-temperature Food Cited For Health Benefits. (by Will Broaddus) From the article: "Reid describes raw foodism as an "elimination diet," from which as many unhealthy components as possible have been deleted. In a continuum that starts with the standard American diet and progresses through organic to vegetarian, then vegan and macrobiotic, Reid places raw foods somewhere with the latter two in degree of healthiness."
Cafe 118 Reviewed. From the article: "...you've gotta be curious how a place like Cafe 118 at 153 East Morse Blvd. in Winter Park can make a lasagna without animal products or heating the ingredients past 118 degreest (the magic number which gives the place its name)."
Raw Skin Care Product Line Launched. From the article: "Building on the trend for raw food, you can now get raw skin care. New in Canada is a line of raw and organic products developed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Livia Skin Care moisturizers, cleansers and toners contain no preservatives or harmful chemicals."
The Raw Food Lifestyle: How To Dine Out At Non-raw Food Restaurants. (by Lenette Nakauchi) From the article: "Rest assured, it is possible to eat a healthy, raw, satiating meal while out with friends or family. The key here, as with maintaining a raw lifestyle while traveling, is planning and packing."
Get Fresh And Eat In The Raw. (by Kristina Carrillo-bucaram) From the article: "For the 21-year-old, what’s cooking isn’t ingredients but the philosophy of raw food. It’s been four years since the Houston artist switched off her stove for good. Now the only tools she needs to prepare dinner are a sharp knife, a food processor, a high-speed blender and a spiral slicer."
Woody Harrelson: What I've Learned - Esquire. (by Woody Harrelson) From the article: "The whole concept of the raw-food thing is, any food you heat over 118 degrees, you kill all the enzymes and most of the nutritional value of the food. The enzymes are as much or more important than the various nutritional things that are always getting all the good PR. But to eat only raw food, you've got to love a salad. You've got to just love a salad. "
As Raw Food Goes Commercial, Purists Cry Foul. (by Lessley Anderson) From the article: "...commercial success has led to a schism in the raw foods community. A school of purists thinks "gourmet" restaurants like Gratitude are seducing mainstream diners with secretly unhealthy food. ... These traditionalists eat very little refined oil, few processed foods, or things like nut pates (an avocado or the occasional handful of nuts is about as caloric as it gets)."