Raw food is becoming more popular every day as millions of people are changing their eating habits to include more natural foods.
Live food restaurants are springing up, and celebrities such as Woody Harrelson are speaking out about the benefits of a healthy vegan lifestyle.
A 100% raw food diet consists of fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, avocados, and sprouts, and have not been fired at 110-120 degrees, so the enzymes and the oxygen are alive. The concept of a raw organic food diet has been around for a long time and is the most natural way for animals and humans to consume food.
Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, believed in the body’s innate ability to heal itself. He regarded the food we eat as a powerful medicine.
In Los Angeles, Vera and John Richter started America’s first raw food restaurant in 1917, and it lasted for 25 years. They called it the eutropheon, which is Greek for healthy nourishment. It was a positive step in teaching American’s about the benefits of a raw food vegetarian diet. Another famous innovator, Ann Wigmore, began making uncooked food popular over 50 years ago. Ann used raw ingredients to heal cancer.
Today, her two original institutes still serve thousands every day.