The Power of Raw Food

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Get into this clean eating lifestyle today with our range of raw protein powders.

Raw food is a big buzzword right now, is describes a broad range of approaches to eating food that hasn’t been processed or cooked. Raw food is term that gets thrown around a lot, so here is a simple guide to the diet and its benefits. For those who are considering easing themselves into a raw food diet, our range of raw protein powder can be an easy and versatile way of introducing yourself to the lifestyle.

What is it?

Raw food diets are pretty much what you would expect them to be; consisting of fresh food that hasn’t been processed in any way and consumed uncooked or coked at a low temperature (no higher than 49°C). Raw food diets can be divided into three broad categories; raw veganism, raw vegetarianism and raw omnivore diets.

Why should I eat raw?

Raw food is easy to prepare and has some great health benefits. When you eat raw you know exactly what you are putting in your mouth and how it has been prepared. Eating this way cuts out all of the nutritionally useless, highly processed foods which crowd your diet. Raw food contains a number of elements beneficial to physical welling including enzymes, good bacteria and microorganisms that are destroyed when food is cooked.

What are the benefits?

Eating raw

  • Will keep you fuller for longer
  • Promotes fat loss
  • Increases your energy
  • Improves your digestive system
  • Improves immune function
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Reduces breast cancer risk
  • Reduces symptoms of a number of diseases including rheumatoid arthritis
  • Improves brain function
  • Increases emotional wellbeing

Is it hard to do?

No not really. In fact you are surrounded by a plethora of raw food, it’s just not as flashy as the packaged stuff that gets shoved in your face every time you walk into a supermarket so it can be harder to notice. Mindfully preparing and consuming food does take a little bit more effort, but the benefits are extraordinary. Our range of raw protein powders are an easy way to start off on your raw lifestyle as they can be combined with a range of other raw foods to create meals which are both satisfying and nourishing.

So blend up one of our raw protein powders with some fresh greens and coconut milk and you’re well on your way to accessing the awesome power of raw!