His spirit and enthusiasm about raw superfoods is enough to make you want to forage your own.
His motto: “When you’re green on the inside, you’re clean on the inside.”
Eating raw means that food is not heated above 118 degrees during the cooking process so that all of the nutrients are retained and your bod can have full access to them for glowing skin, tons of energy and weight loss.
“Raw foods are for cleansing and cooked foods are for building.”
Your body needs to do both at different times of the year and to meet its various needs under different conditions. If you’re trying to fight disease like cancer or detoxing your system in the spring, raw foods are most beneficial.
Some nutrients, like the phyto-nutrients lycopene and lutein and carotenoids like Vitamin A are better absorbed by the body when the food source is cooked.