that's easy - because they're delicious!
WHAT ARE LIVING FOODS? Living foods or Raw foods are uncooked, free from animal products, organic, easy to digest, rich in enzymes, and highly nutritious. They included home grown sprouted grains, beans, vegetables, fruits and nuts as well as dehydrated and fermented preparations.
HIPPOCRATES HEALTH INSTITUTE In 1963 Dr. Ann Wigmore and Victoras Kulvinskas founded the Hippocrates Health Institute in Boston,MA where they taught their patients about the health benefits of a completely raw, organic diet. Today this raw food lifestyle has evolved into a world wide movement, with Ann and Victoras as the movements mother and father. HEALTH BENEFITS As you bite into a raw fruit or vegetable, you are experiencing the full potential of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes in one compact package. There is no nutrition lost by the heat of cooking, nor loss of water-soluble vitamins and minerals.
NUTRITION ABSORPTION One of the most important characteristics or raw foods, is they are easier for the body to digest than cooked foods. The enzymes are what make raw foods easier to digest. When plant food is cooked the enzymes become deactivated by heat. During the digestion process, the natural food enzymes assist your body’s digestive system in breaking down food into digestive proteins. by eating more raw foods, your body doesn’t have to work as hard to digest the foods, which gives your body more vibrant energy in more areas, make you feel stronger, happier and healthier.