Raw Food Diet - How it Makes a Typical American Dieter Lose Weight (Part A)
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Raw Food Diet - How it Makes a Typical American Dieter Lose Weight (Part A)
A. What is weight loss?
Weight loss is defined as a condition of health and physical fitness by reducing the total body mass, including loss of fluid, body fat or body tissues. The phrase of weight loss is normally used to prescribe a consciousness efforts of a person who tries to improve his/her health due to overweight or obesity.
B. What is raw food diet?
The raw food diet is defined as a type of diet of which at least 75% of the daily diet must be unprocessed and uncooked foods or foods can not be heating above 115 degree of Fahrenheit or 40 °C , including fresh fruit and vegetables and raw meats. It believes that the more raw food in your diet, the more healthy you are.
C. What is conventional medicine?
Conventional medicine is also known as Western medicine. It is a system of medical approach in which medical doctor and other health professionals such as nurses, medical technician, specialists and therapists, etc. use medication, radiation, medical equipments or surgery to treat symptoms of disease and diseases. Most of the times, there is one treatment for the same symptoms for all individuals.
D. What is traditional Chinese medicine?
Traditional Chinese medicine also known as TCM, derives from the philosophy of Taoist, in which it beliefs that life and activity of each human beings have an inter-relationship with the environment on all levels. Major theories include those of Yin-yang, the Five elements, the human body meridian channels, Zang Fu organs theory, etc. It treats each individual as one unique entity and there is no one treatment for all, even with the same symptoms.
E. What is a typical American diet and its effects?
1. Overdose of red meat
Our animals are grown in a crowded environment and fed by growth hormones to perverse the maximum profits. No matter how restricted the government regulations are, these traces of growth hormone still remain in the animal body causing more harm than good. Although our body requires protein and fat to function daily, overdose of red meat causes cholesterol building up in the arteries, triglyceride in the bloodstream, and high blood pressure resulting in heart diseases and chronic illness.
2. Overdose sugar
Carbohydrates are essential to our liver and kidney function, overdose of sugar in American diet causes insulin resistance, damaging the pancreas, reducing the circulation of blood and causing hormone imbalance.
3. Excessive drinking
Our social life is a mess. We drink too much. Since alcohol is a stimulant, moderate drinking helps increase the circulation of blood and improve mental alertness. Excessive drinking reduces the brain's function, damaging our liver, decreasing the function of the immune system and causing inflammation.
4. Artificial Agents
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6. Consuming not enough fruits and vegetables
Fruits and vegetables are high in nutrients and are vital for daily function of our body. Vitamins C, E, K and chemical substances in fruits and vegetables, such as alpha carotene, beta carotene, selenium, chlorophyll, and amino acid are powerful antioxidants that not only help to increase body metabolism, but also strengthens our immune system fighting against the forming of free radicals and protects our body by fighting against inflammation caused by bacteria and virus.
II. Types of foods
A. In the typical American diet
The total daily intake of energy of a typical American dieter
1. Sweets and desserts, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages: 25% of daily calories intake.
2. Salty snacks and fruit-flavored: 5%
3. Beef and pork: 10%
4. Bread, rolls, crackers: 10.7%
5. Mixed dishes: 8.2%
6. Dairy products: 7.3%
7. Vegetables: 7.3 %
8. Chicken, fish: 5.7%
9. Fruit: 3.9%
10 Fats & oils: 4.0%
If you look closer, you will see healthy foods such as vegetables and fruist (vitamins and minerals generators) only make up only 10 % of the caloric intake in the typical American diet. How can you not gain weight with type of diet.
B. In the raw food diet
75% of daily intake has to be raw.
1. Fresh fruits and vegetables
2. Nuts and seeds
6. Dried fruit
8. Unprocessed organic or natural foods
9. Freshly juiced fruit and vegetables
10. Pure water
(Please Part B of this article)
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