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3 More Fun and Fruity Raw Recipes for Kids

No introduction for this post…just kid-friendly raw recipes! #1: Rainbow Fruit Skewers Who doesn’t like skewered foods?!  And rainbows?! Ingredients: Red: raspberries Orange: oranges Yellow: mango Green: green grapes Blue: blueberries Indigo: plums Violet: blackberries Wooden skewers Directions: Stick the fruit on the skewers in the ROYGBIV order.  Of course, feel free to substitute any […]

July 29, 2010   3 Comments

Do Raw Foodists Have an Eating Disorder?

According to this article we do. Apparently people who have a “fixation with righteous eating” or who decide to give up certain unhealthy foods like “sugar, salt, caffeine, alcohol, wheat gluten, yeast, soy, corn and dairy foods” have a mental condition known as orthorexia nervosa. And us low fat raw foodies really take the cake!  […]

July 28, 2010   Comments Off

A Fun and Fruity Raw Recipe for Kids

While I don’t have any children myself, I do know how difficult it can be to feed them a healthy diet.  This is especially true today with all the fatty, salty, sugary foods meant to tempt them at every turn. The good news is that kids of all ages love sweet fruit and you won’t […]

July 27, 2010   2 Comments

Is Weight Loss Only About Calories Consumed?

I recently stumbled upon this interesting Princeton study on high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and weight gain, the results of which I thought might interest you. The experiment involved two groups of rats: one fed rat chow along with HFCS and the other fed rat chow along with a water-sucrose (refined sugar) solution.  The amount of […]

July 26, 2010   6 Comments

Is Fit On Raw Right for You? Take This Quiz and Find Out

Are you new to Fit On Raw and wondering if this place is right for you?  Take this simple quiz to find out. Yay, fun quiz time! 1. On your kitchen counter sits one large musk melon, a pound of tomatoes, one red bell pepper, two heads of romaine lettuce, and 3 avocados.  What’s for […]

July 23, 2010   13 Comments