In this article I will answer and expound on the question, ‘what are enzymes’ in simple terms, and I will go into how they relate to the raw food diet. Enzymes are vital for health and well-being, yet most people consume a diet that is “enzyme poor”. Enzymes are catalysts: they are organic substances that..
With the three ways of preserving traditionally being freezing, canning and drying, the only method that keeps food in its “raw” state nutritionally speaking is the drying method. That is, if it is done properly. Drying fruit is one of the oldest ways of preserving extra, and also very easy. If done properly, dried fruit can be..
Biotin is one of the B complex vitamins, is water soluble, and is also known as: Vitamin H, B 7, or C10H16N2O3S (Biotin; Coenzyme R, Biopeiderm) What is biotin good for? Biotin is important for: the bone marrow genetic system the glands ~ sweat glands (sudoriferous glands), adrenal glands, pituitary glands, sebaceous glands, salivary glands, thyroid, mammary..
Vitamin E, aka Tocopherol, D’alpha (natural), Dl’alpha (synthetic),is an increasingly popular anti-aging vitamin, and is important to the arteries, blood vessels, heart, lungs, nerves, pituitary gland, and the skin. It is the belief myself and many others on the raw food diet that the vitamin E sources from natural sources are far superior than the..
Potassium ranks as one of the most important minerals needed by the body, and yet there is a chronic deficiency in most people’s diet today. It is easy to get the RDA of potassium if you are on the raw food diet, but if you are on the Standard American Diet, you are probably deficient..
Vitamin B6 is an important part of the B complex vitamins, and is affects the blood, the central nervous system, the muscles, and the skin. If you are on the raw food diet, you are probably getting enough vitamin b6, because vitamin b6 foods are common in the raw food diet. Here’s a list of..
Although folic acid benefits more than just pregnant women and their unborn children, it is vital during pregnany, and every mother or even expectant mother should make sure she is getting the proper amount. However this nutrient is so vital to digestion, which is the key for absorbing anything, that everyone should make sure they..
Selenium is one of those trace minerals that you don’t hear a lot about, but it is an essential mineral that is very important. Selenium benefits include but are not limited to: Enzyme function – some enzymes require selenium to carry out their function immune systems as an immune booster. Selenium has a pivotal role..