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Can You Eat Raw Cornstarch
Yes, but why???: Haven't heard of any regulations against the eating of raw lamb, but why would one not cook his meat. Undercooked meat has bacteria, viruses, and parasites that are bad for people. One can enjoy a healthier lifestyle by cooking to death all those "germs", before eating. ...Read more
Yes but why?: Raw rice contains the same amount of calories and nutrition as do the equivalent quantity of cooked rice. Raw rice lacks the flavor and texture and you should increase fluid intake to hydrate the rice if this is your preferred way to eat rice. I wonder why you would try it this way however? ...Read more
You shouldn't: Eating raw meat is generally considered unsafe and may result in intestinal upset (vomiting and diarrhea). That said there are some great dishes that include raw meat- you just have to be careful the meat is handled and served properly. ...Read more
Bran: Is good for you. As long as you can tolerate the raw bran. You can eat it ...Read more
Pica: Eating raw rice may mean you are anemic. Please have your blood cell counts checked soon by you doctor. ...Read more
M57, how much raw flex seed I may eat per day. Could it cause any harm if taken in high quantity.?
Stomach upset: Raw flaxseed may be hard on your stomach, since its shell is hard to digest. Although, there is no carved in stone recommendations or restrictions about how much raw flaxseed you can eat, I would suggest 1 table spoon twice daily and I would mix it up with either oatmeal or another food to blend it in. ...Read more
I'm going to maintain diet. And I want to eat raw vegetables so tell me what can I eat and give me a food schedule!
Raw vegetables: People vary widely in the foods they can tolerate, much less the ones that work best for their own metabolism. We don't know what your goals are, what your health is like, medications you might be on, etc. For an individualized plan, you need your own doctor and nutritionist to work with. They can take your history and work with you to develop your own next steps. Good luck to you. ...Read more
I eat raw rice on a regular basis about 1/3 to 1/2 cup a day. I can't seem to stop. Is this serious or are there any health risks?
Can you eat raw frozen and raw fresh vegetables as long as you rinse them first? I don't see the issue since we don't cook our raw fruit.
OK for most BUT...:
Many people eat only raw vegetables (and raw food) for health benefits, but many nutrients in vegetables are better absorbed when cooked (esp. If boiled or steamed) while others are degraded by cooking.
Cruciferous veggies have chemicals that suppress thyroid function if eaten in excess that are deactivated by cooking. See
http://www. Scientificamerican. Com/article/raw-veggies-are-healthier/ ...Read more