Chewing raw garlic produces a DNA-protecting compound called allicin. One minute of cooking, though, completely inactivates this enzyme.
Four tablespoons of chia seeds supply as much; • Calcium as 3 cups of milk • Magnesium as 10 stalks of broccoli • Iron as 1/2 cup of red kidney beans • 30% more antioxidants than blueberries • 25% more dietary fibre than flax seed • And about the same amount of omega-3 as a 32-ounce fillet of salmon. • Try a chia breakfast pudding for a nutritious start to your day Guidelines for raw foodies • Eat almost twice the iron as meat-eaters. Good sources are tofu, legumes, almonds and cashews. • Raw meat-eaters can prepare fish (for Omega 3) and meat cerviche, tartare or carpaccio style. • Eight servings a day of calcium-rich foods like bok choy, cabbage, tempeh, and figs. • Flaxseed and walnuts. Use flaxseed, walnut, hemp, coconut and soybean oil; sources of omega-3 and omega 6 essential fats. • Egg yolks • Sea vegetables; kelp products. • Take a B12 and a Vitamin D supplement. • Small regular meals and snack often on nuts, seeds,
sprouts and fresh veges.