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What is your opinion of the raw food diet?

After watching and listening to one of our last lectures given by David Wolfe, a huge proponent of the raw food diet, I became intrigued with a whole new way of thinking that I have never been exposed to before. This lecture gave me a little food for thought and has now interested me enough to start instituting more raw foods into my diet. Raw foodies claim that not only does this diet provide a diet rich in antioxidants and other nutrients from plant sources, but the live food contains enzymes which act as catalysts for detoxification and absorption of nutrients. They also believe that cooking food leads to the destruction of enzymes that assist in the digestion and absorption of food. However, after reading...