Re: [Raw Food] some kind help requested
- That's a very good question, Jann. I'd like to know the "group think" on
this as well.
Personally, drinking herbal teas without any sweetener is OK and not a
breech of the raw food lifestyle, especially, if you've gone straight from
coffee to herbal. I've put myself on a 3 1/2 year plan (based on one month
for every year of cooked food) and also stopped drinking coffee this year.
My plans were to replace it with herbal tea, but so far, I haven't needed to
have either, so I've been lucky.
You will continue to detox, and everyone's body reacts differently to it.
Regarding juicing, I have an Omega juicer and a Wheateena juicer and make
raw, fresh veg juice every morning. I have a Wild Oats store locally so am
fortunate to be able to get everything organic. Juice fasting is great and
there is a Yahoo forum for fasting support:
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/Fasting_for_health/ . It has close to
400 members and I fasted for 10 days last summer with an "efasting" partner
from this group.
I think support during fasting is the most important component, especially
if there are other members of the family who are not following your
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jann" <JannGriffiths@...>
Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 8:18 AM
Subject: [Raw Food] some kind help requested
> Hi all, HAPPY NEW YEAR!
> I am not eating any cooked foods, however I imagine there is a thing
> or two that makes me not 100% raw,i.e. drink coffee and herbal tea
> occasionally. I can give up the coffee, but is it really necessary to
> give up the herbal teas?snip