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How quickly can you lose weight with vegan raw food diet?

How quickly can you lose weight with vegan raw food diet?

It can be fast: You may enjoy it, and this will cause you to lose weight because you're making food choices that aren't greasy / sugary / extremely tasty so you won't overeat. You must supplement or you'll damage your nervous system. An even better option is to get with your physician and examine your diet and exercise habits -- fitness activities make friends for you & lifestyle change keeps you lean long-term. ...Read more

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Hi. I've been eating vegan/raw foods for the past 2 1/2 years. But I noticed when I eat cooked foods my stool becomes greasy with an orange oil color.

Hi. I've been eating vegan/raw foods for the past 2 1/2 years. But I noticed when I eat cooked foods my stool becomes greasy with an orange oil color.

Orange stool: Orange color stool could be from orange-colored foods or high in beta-carotene or from medications but could also indicate liver or gall bladder dysfunction. It is recommended to consult with a doctor to rule out liver or gallbladder disease especially if symptoms persist or develop worsening symptoms such as but not limited to abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. ...Read more

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Could somebody be healthy by raw food diet?

Could somebody be healthy by raw food diet?

We can only guess: A detailed analysis of exactly what it would include could help estimate the possibilities of remaining sane while through a raw diet. I would suggest taking the list of foods, amounts, frequency to your dr to discuss it first. Be careful, realistic and rational. Sometimes are best intentions are counterproductive ! ...Read more

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Could somebody be healthy on a raw food diet?

Could somebody be healthy on a raw food diet?

Yes but limited: Cooking food was started to disinfect the food even though some vitamins and minerals may suffer degradation. ...Read more

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Why are some raw food, like fish, safe to eat while others are not?

Why are some raw food, like fish, safe to eat while others are not?

Fish guts: Contain an enzyme called thiaminase that desroys vitramin b1. In some counries they make a fish patois that includes the whole fish. This may be responsible for the disease known as bangungut, or "toxic dream" that is lethal. The japanese, however, make sushi that is white rice associated with the muscular part of the fish and it is safe when eaten at a japanese restaurant. Veggies and fruit O.K. ...Read more

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Can you please help to maintain a raw food diet without losing too much weight?

Can you please help to maintain a raw food diet without losing too much weight?

Alternate: Some raw materials are not well absorbed in the gut -- so you may want to alternate with cooked food, vegetables, fruits, and dairy products if you want to gain weight -- and make sure that your doctor supervise your diet. ...Read more

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Is it unusual that i'm nauseous and dry heaving after starting a raw food diet?

Is it unusual that i'm nauseous and dry heaving after starting a raw food diet?

Raw foods: Sometimes we see that. Are you allergic to anything on the new diet? If not, try it again in a week for just a few days and see if you can ease into it. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a better diet to follow the Atkins or the raw food diet?

Docs can you explain what is a better diet to follow the Atkins or the raw food diet?

Healthy foods diet: Eat fresh real food, not food from packages or mixes. Organic food, free of pesticides, is ideal. Eat brightly colored fruits and vegetables. If you eat meat, use it as a seasoning, rather than the main course. Avoid fried foods and sugar (added sugar, sugared drinks, alcohol, anything with high fructose corn syrup). Shop in the perimeter of the grocery store where the fresh products are located. ...Read more