>Small amounts of almonds and other nuts, combined with an avocado a
>day, are usually eaten for FAT, not for calories.
I eat eat quite a lot of fat and calory containing foods, i.e. nuts,
avocado, bananas etc. because I take hard exercises.
As I switched to predominantly raw vegan diet I first lost weight
a lot (and I`ve never been too fat).
to buy all nuts and dried fruits from health food store, but I got them
much cheaper from "ordinary" shops. I`d like to know how are they treated.
I wouldn`t like to eat anything irradiated e.g. Do you think it is much
safer to buy my foods from health store? (In fact, I`d like to grow
all my foods myself.)
>Excessive eating is far more difficult on a raw foods or
>living foods diet.
I have noticed that some people talk about the same thing when
concerning concepts *live or living food* and *raw food*.
Mikko Nenonen says (in `Vegan Diet, Rich in Lactobacilli, *Living
Food*: Metabolic and Subjective Responses in Healthy Subjects and
in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.` - Kuopio University Publications
D. Medical Sciences 76):
"The fermentation and mechanical homogenization of many items
differentiates this diet (meaning living food) from other raw
What are those other variants of uncooked vegan diet?
And to Michael Clingman: thank you very very much for reviving
this list. That`s what I`ve been longing for!
And I come from the north-east of Finland, from
a village called Kuusamo (latitude 66 degrees and something
with 18 000 inhabitants).