Fiber rich foods like vegetables, fruits, seeds, and beans are associated with a number of health benefits including: weight control, cardiovascular health, disease fighting phyto-chemicals, and digestive health among many more.

Raw foods are low in calories, so incorporating more raw foods in your diet can help aid weight loss and help detoxify our bodies. However, our caloric needs cannot be met through fruits and vegetables alone. To make sure you re maintaining a healthy weight on a raw foods diet, it s important to consume a large amount of nuts, seeds, and avocado.

Certain vitamins in foods such as vitamin C and foliate are destroyed by heat. Research shows that cooking certain foods like broccoli destroys its cancer-fighting properties.

Raw foods contain a high water content which helps to cool down your body and keep you hydrated. Snack on fresh fruits and vegetables like watermelon, cucumbers, pears, and leafy greens to stay hydrated and energized during the hot summer months.

Since they are closer to their live natural states, raw foods can provide us with a higher quality of energy to help us feel more alive and ready to take on the day.

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