Archive for the ‘Raw Social Topics’ Category

Are Raw Foodists Diet-Obsessed And Mentally Deranged? Are We Orthorexic?

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Readers of periodically tell me that I must be diet obsessed to be on such a restricted food regime. More recently, the announcement that I’d be fasting for the better part of a month netted me around 40 emails, many from people concerned that my “obsession,” with health had driven me off the deep end.

Some used the term “orthorexic” to describe me, and urged me to seek help.

Is there any merit to their concerns? Might someone be so preoccupied with achieving health and vitality that they end up hurting themselves?

In Episode 16 of the raw food health podcast I talk about whether or not being a raw foodist makes you mentally unhinged, obsessive, and orthorexic.

Other Topics:

1) Using celery as a salad dressing base.
2) The outcome of my 30-day squat trial.
3) My bodyweight and acro progression.

Show Notes:

1) How to eliminate migraine headaches on a raw diet.

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Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram: Creating A Raw Food Future

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Kristina Blender

What are you doing to create an abundant raw food future for our world?

One example of someone who is really shaking things up is my friend Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram, who has created a organic co-op focused on raw food that’s saved members tons of money on locally-grown produce while introducing thousands to the benefits of raw food.

Read more about her inspiring efforts here.


Tips For Enjoying A Raw Food Thanksgiving

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Your raw food thanksgiving doesn’t have to be stressful.

If you go in prepared with great food and the right mindset, it can be an enjoyable occasion.

In this article I give you some tips for making your thanksgiving a good one.