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Becoming Raw: The Essential Guide to Raw Vegan Diets
     

Becoming Raw: The Essential Guide to Raw Vegan Diets

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by Brenda Davis, Vesanto Melina, Rynn Berry
 
The acclaimed authors of ""Becoming Vegan: Express Edition, ""Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive: Comprehensive Edition"" and ""The New Becoming Vegetarian"" present the first authoritative look at the science behind raw food diets. The book is written for anyone who wants to eat more raw foods, either to lose weight, fight chronic health problems, or benefit

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The acclaimed authors of ""Becoming Vegan: Express Edition, ""Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive: Comprehensive Edition"" and ""The New Becoming Vegetarian"" present the first authoritative look at the science behind raw food diets. The book is written for anyone who wants to eat more raw foods, either to lose weight, fight chronic health problems, or benefit from the high level of nutrients in uncooked or sprouted foods. The authors offer science-based answers to tough questions about raw foods and raw diets, furnish nutrition guidelines and practical information, and show how to construct a raw diet that meets recommended nutrient intakes-simply and easily. Professor Rynn Berry, a historian on vegetarianism, offers an overview on the anthropological, historical and religious roots of rawfoodism. A section of over 45 recipes provides dishes for any time of day and every occasion. Nutritional analysis are given for each recipe. A glossary, references, resources, and index are also included.

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ISBN-13:
9781570672385
Publisher:
Book Publishing Company, The
Publication date:
03/28/2010
Pages:
386
Sales rank:
252,856
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

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Becoming Raw: The Essential Guide to Raw Vegan Diets 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
VickiLN More than 1 year ago
Are you thinking about Becoming Raw? If you are, this book is a must have!! This is the most informative, complete book I've ever read on this subject. I thought I knew a lot about healthy eating, vitamins and minerals in foods and what food was good for what ailment, but this book is full of information I did not know. The chapters are: Becoming Raw For Life A History of the Raw-Food Movement in the United States The Raw Report: Scientific Evidence To Date Why Raw Rocks! Energy and Power Carbohydrates in the Raw Fat: Friends and Foes Vitamins: Inviting Vitality Acid-Base Balance, Bones and Minerals The Great Enzyme Controversy Food Safety: Raw Case Files Nutrition Guidelines and Menus Recipes I've always wanted to try eating raw. With this book it would be so easy to do. The book is full of drafts and charts. In my opinion, there is no biased information in this book, it is just full of facts and you can draw your own conclusion. My favorite recipes, even though there were only a few, were the Smoothies. I know I'll be using them often. This is a book that you can either live by on a daily basis, or go to whenever you start feeling sluggish and want a boost. I know there have been many studies on the health benefits of going raw, from diabetes, to cholesterol and high blood pressure. This is one of the best books I've come across about eating raw. *Thanks to Anna and Planned Television Arts for this review copy*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
what a great book.. very informative. packed full of great info you need to know about raw vegan. Im glad I purchased this book. Excellent read. (not a picture book.)
rhocDaVegan More than 1 year ago
I do a full book review on "Becoming Raw" on YouTube channel: rhocDaVegan. Check it out for complete insight! Cheers!!
serviceKP More than 1 year ago
The MDs compare both the Blue Zones where the healthiest people have been living, the biggest worldwide retreats, and some of the most prominent research. It covers a lot of typical challenges and shows how to easily circumvent all troubles.