Eating Raw Food Diet: Pro’s and Con’s
What is a raw food diet? is defined as a diet consisting of majority raw based on unprocessed and uncooked plant foods, such as fresh fruit and vegetables, sprouts, seeds, nuts, grains, beans, nuts, dried fruit, and seaweed some, fish and meats. “Raw animal foodists” believe that foods cooked above this temperature have lost much of their nutritional value and are harmful to the body. Smoked meats are frowned upon by many raw-omnivores. Some make a distinction between hot-smoked and cold-smoked foods for they believe that enzymes are the principle in the feel good results, but other raw foodists don’t agree with the enzyme theory and relate the healthy feeling from the diet to the vast amounts of nutrients, vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Tons of veggies can be eaten as raw and unprocessed, especially those vegetables we often used in making salad and appetizers. Not all meat can be eaten uncooked.
Japanese cuisine served mostly raw, like their fishes, sushi, smoked salmon, also in korea they ate raw octopus, in some part of Europe steak tartar (beef) are eaten raw. It’s popular elsewhere that oysters have been eaten raw too like of century eggs, fermented meat/fish/shellfish/kefir and many more.
What are the Benefits of the Raw Food Diet?
It has been said that there is an increased of this Pyridoxine or B6 deficiencies for it was lost due to heat-sensitive vitamin and raw milk is no longer sold commercially. A raw-liver is a best source for high content of vitamin B6, that’s one of the reason why liver is mostly served half-cooked. raw fish and meat contain vitamin B components which is lost when cooked deliberately. It has been said that eating raw meat can reduced risk of diseases such as heart disease (for it has contains fewer trans-fat and saturated fats) diabetes, and cancer. An habitual diet of eating raw meat can lowered plasma total cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations. It was also been said that it has low sodium content and high in potassium, magnesium, folate, fiber and health-promoting plant chemicals called phytochemicals. Once switched your diet into raw-food you’ll feel more energized, you’ll maintain your body weight, you’ll have an improved skinned and you’ll have a better digestion.
The Facts That You Should Know: eating raw meat is very risky and harmful to our body as well as life threatening like for its contaminated with bacteria like E-coli which may cause kidney failure. It also contained salmonella which can lead us to food poisoning. Diseases like stomach pain, cholera, dysentery. Listeria monocytogenes is deadly disease has symptoms which attacks mostly the pregnant woman and newborn, symptoms like of diarrhea, nausea, stomach pain, sever headache with high fever and nausea.
Eskimo and other indigenous group survived eating raw-meat for their body is well versed and adapted into that system. Another thing is they eat raw saltwater fish which it been studied that the salt in the water creates a hypertonic solution, which is responsible in killing those parasites and bacteria. Another means is treating raw meat in cold temperature below 40 degrees Fahrenheit (4 degrees Celsius) also stop bacteria accumulation. meat like Sushi-grade fish, called sashimi are commonly served after been frozen.