Archive for September 19, 2013
Did you know that carrots are 87% water? Although it’s difficult to disassociate carrots from their well known color, it was not until the 16th century that orange carrots existed. Dutch carrot growers cross bred yellow and red carrots in honor of the Dutch Royal Family, the House of Orange. Today, carrots are often a big component of raw food diets, which advocate for the consumption of uncooked foods as part of a healthier lifestyle. Is the raw food diet the right choice for you? Read this facts and decide for yourself.
1. Foods Lose Enzymes When Heated
According to the raw food talk diet, you cannot eat anything cooked beyond 115 degrees Fahrenheit. This includes caffeine, alcohol, processed food and sugar. The diet claims that cooked foods can contain toxins, and heating destroys