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What is Raw Food? We call food raw if it is:
• Uncooked - never heated above 42 C/118 F degrees.
• Unprocessed - as fresh (and wild) as possible.
• Organic - no irradiation, preservatives, pesticides.
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I'm going to make tabouleh salad tonight. Is is considered to be raw? (is soaking grain in water OK?)ReplyDelete
I consider it raw since you are not cooking it in an above 118 degrees. Soaking grains, nuts and beans is not only OK, its fantastic and should be done every time you are cooking them. After 8 hrs in the water, they become live like sprouts and it helps to get rid of phytic acid which helps dygestion.ReplyDelete