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Is raw food really better for us?

By Faeza
25 February 2016

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Most raw diets encourage their adherents to eat only plant foods, i.e. fruits, vegetables, unsifted, uncooked or unbaked grains (usually in the form of sprouted seeds), raw honey, and nuts in their raw state.

Raw meat and fish

Many people baulk at the idea of eating raw meat, but raw fish for example is consumed insushi, which is very popular in western countries.

Meat can actually be eaten raw, as lovers of steak tartare, carpaccio and sashimi, will attest – and most steak enthusiasts prefer their meat red or pink in the middle anyway. Anyone who has ever watched famous chefs at work will know that judges frown upon meat that is not dripping with juices.

Health24 has more details.