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Posts from — September 2011

Raw Rewind: 5 Know-How Tips for the Raw Food Beginner

*The following is an article that I originally published in 2009. If you’re struggling to stay raw—even if you’ve been on the raw food path for years—keep reading…* Are you new to the raw food diet and finding it hard to maintain? Do you feel like a raw food newbie, surrounded by thriving veteran raw […]

September 23, 2011   Comments Off

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Raw Smoothies?

When we experience digestive distress after downing a delicious raw smoothie, the blame tends to fall on one of two things: a) too many ingredients being used or b) improper food combining, But there is yet another often overlooked habit that could be causing compromised digestion of your sweet n’ scrumptious smoothies… Chewing vs. Drinking […]

September 18, 2011   6 Comments

Raw Rewind: Are You Guilty of Guzzling Sweets?

Below is an article I originally published in 2009. If you’re struggling to give up those sweet yet unhealthy treats, this one’s for you… As a kid, I really loved watching “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.”  I bet you a million bucks that I have seen that movie close to twenty times! Like many […]

September 16, 2011   2 Comments

Should You Soak Your Nuts?

No funny jokes about the headline, please. Nut soaking is serious stuff and I won’t tolerate any funny business. *smirk* Alright, alright. Let’s get down to business. Nut Soaking and Digestion Like grains and legumes, nuts and seeds contain anti-nutrients such as lectins and phytates that can impair digestion. One way to reduce the amount […]

September 11, 2011   7 Comments

Raw Rewind: 3 Ways to Waste Money on a Raw Food Diet

The following is a Fit On Raw article I originally published in 2009. It’s a bit of an oldie, but definitely still a goodie! Are you finding a raw diet too expensive to manage?  Are you depressed because you have been raw for only a short time, but have seen your food bill increase twofold? […]

September 8, 2011   8 Comments