A lot of people consider the raw-movement a trend. We are here to assure you that it is not a trend, it is a way of living a healthier life, and it has undeniable benefits to your body when you switch over to raw. Something that used to do back in the old days was to cook all food to the point where it had no more traces of all the wholesome nutrients. Those days are thankfully long gone!
In this post, we look at 5 benefits of eating raw food that will have you sticking to raw and ditching the pan in a flash. Let’s get started.
#1 Higher Nutrient Value
When you get more nutrients, you won’t eat as much as your body will get satisfied and full quicker. Did you know that introducing any foods to heat while cooking diminishes the nutrients including fiber, fats, vitamins,and others which all have a positive impact on your body and digestive system? Eating raw foods will immediately improve your health, energy levels, and you won’t feel the need to eat more than you should as raw foods are packed with all the goodness your body needs to function at its pest.
#2 Wipes Away Common Illnesses
If you suffer from chronic heartburn, struggle with constipation, indigestion or any common imbalances, following a raw diet might help you overcome these issues easily. Remember to monitor and manage your intake and you should find an ultimate balance that will keep these discomforts at bay.
#3 Indulgent Tastes and Flavors
Raw food has way more flavor than any cooked meal, we can vouch for that. Your taste buds will start exploring, enjoying, and savoring the natural taste of everything and you probably won’t want to spoil it with any seasoning. This adds to the nutritional value, as salt, pepper,and other spices can be bad for your body and nervous system specifically.
#4 Raw = Green
Yes, switching to raw means you will have an environmentally-friendly household that does not support any industries that are causing devastation to our natural resources. You won’t need packaging, so the trees will be safe, you won’t need an oven or power, so you won’t contribute to pollution. All-in-all, switching to a raw diet is not only good for you, it is good for the planet.
#5 Good for Your Wallet
Switching to raw means you won’t have to pay a hefty doctor’s bill every time you get the flu because you won’t be getting the flu anymore. Due to the number of nutrients and vitamins in raw foods, you will also be less likely to suffer from chronic diseases. You won’t have to own an oven, pots or pans.
We hope you are tempted or definitely convinced to make that change and start eating raw food straight away. If you are excited about the change but you are not sure how or what to make, be sure to visit this blog that is chock full of awesome raw recipes.