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Posts from — November 2011

How to Handle Unsupportive People

Raw reader Michal wants to know… Hi Swayze, I know that I’m going to face a very difficult time explaining to my family that I won’t have turkey or meat this chirstmas. I haven’t told my family that I have been on a pescatarian diet for two weeks now. My mum and sister are extremely […]

November 24, 2011   Comments Off

What About Oxalic Acid?

In response to my latest article on getting enough calcium on a raw food diet, raw reader Sherina asks: A holistic counselor once told me to limit the amount of Swiss chard I ate because it contained a lot of oxalate which actually inhibits the absorption of calcium into the bones. She also said that […]

November 20, 2011   3 Comments

Are You Getting Enough Calcium on Raw Foods?

Raw reader Tegan asks: One concern i have is people ask me about calcium that i wont be getting enough through just eating raw food, i know like everyone we still need a balanced diet to make sure we get enough vitamins and minerals but can you give me some info on calcium? Great question, […]

November 12, 2011   1 Comment

What Really Happens After a Big Fruit Meal (Video)

I just have to preface this by saying that I really love getting emails from my raw readers. Even though I don’t always have the time to respond, I do read through every email that I get and I really, really appreciate any and all questions and feedback. That said, there are some emails I […]

November 7, 2011   198 Comments

Raw Rewind: How to Stay Raw During the Winter

The following article was originally published in 2009. If you’re new to raw or currently struggle with maintaining your diet during the colder months, keep reading… Although we still have about 3 weeks to go, it’s already starting to feel like winter weather here in West Tennessee. The high is hovering around 55 degrees and […]

November 4, 2011   2 Comments