Archive for July 8, 2013
We all want to eat better, for whatever reason. Whether for weight loss, energy increase, or maintenance as we age, there is now and will always be a push to have a more healthy diet plan. Lately, a lot of attention has been paid to raw food diets, and their potential benefits. While the “science” behind the reasoning is yet to be conclusively proven (for the pros AND the cons), there are some benefits that require no backing, and are as intuitive as breathing.
Leafy greens, for instance. Many raw food diet plans espouse the virtue of eating spinach, kale, and some lettuces, especially as part of a salad or uncooked garnish. The darker the color of the leaf, the more nutrients you will get (for instance, dark colored kale has far more nutritional value than pale iceberg lettuce). Raw food diets require that yo