Adding Wild Greens To The Diet

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Wild foods can be some of the most healthy foods that we could be eating as humans. An effective way to get more wild food items into our diets can be to get bitter greens from the local supermarket or your garden.

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Adding Wild Greens To The Diet

  1. 1. Simple Way To Get Wild Foods In The DietSimple Way To Get Wild Foods In The Diet Copyright © 2011 RawFoodHealthWatch.com
  2. 2. Published by: RawFoodHealthWatch.com Windsor, Ontario, Canada http://rawfoodhealthwatch.com Copyright © 2010-2011 – RawFoodHealthWatch.com. All rights are reserved. No part of this report may be reproduced or transmitted in any form without the written permission of the author, except for the inclusion of brief quotations in a review. This report is the intellectual property of RawFoodHealthWatch.com. It is acceptable to share, email, transfer and duplicate this report if it is done in its entirety. However, the right to sell this report is retained by RawFoodHealthWatch.com. Bottom line: you may not sell the contents of this report. Note: This e-book is optimized for viewing on a computer screen, but it is organized so you can also print it out and assemble it as a book. Since the text is optimized for screen viewing, the type is larger than that in usual printed books.Simple Way To Get Wild Foods In The Diet Copyright © 2011 RawFoodHealthWatch.com
  3. 3. DisclaimerThis report has been written to provide information about the rawfood diet. Every effort has been made to make this report ascomplete and accurate as possible. However, there may bemistakes in typography or content. Also, this report discusseshealthy living and dieting. However, this report should be used as ageneral guide for the raw food diet – not as a replacement for theadvice of a doctor. Nothing in this document, to my knowledge, hasbeen evaluated by the FDA or Health Canada.The purpose of this report is to point you in the right direction forthe raw food diet. The author and publisher does not warrant thatthe information contained in this report is fully complete and shallnot be responsible for any errors or omissions. The author andpublisher shall have neither liability nor responsibility to anyperson or entity with respect to any loss or damage caused oralleged to be caused directly or indirectly by this report.You are solely responsible for the voluntary use of the informationshared in this report.If you do not wish to be bound by the above, please do not continuereading this report.Compensation Disclosure: We are, more often than not, compensated forany purchases made from links on these pages. However, even thoughwe may receive compensation for our posts or advertisements, we alwaysgive our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topicsor products. The views and opinions expressed within these pages arepurely our own. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact usat: http://rawfoodhealthwatch.com/contact/.Simple Way To Get Wild Foods In The Diet Copyright © 2011 RawFoodHealthWatch.com
  4. 4. The following information is for education only and is not meant to diagnose, prescribe, or treat illness. It is valuable to seek the advice of an alternative health care professional before making any changes.The statements below have not been evaluated by the FDA (or your countrys equivalent). Any products mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.Simple Way To Get Wild Foods In The DietA few years ago I was waiting in the office of my skin doctor having a routinevisit right after he had found (as well as taken out) a melanoma from my body.This was one among many 5-year bi-monthly checkups where tests and checkswould be run to be sure there wasnt any reoccurrence of the melanoma.I recall him walking in and probably noticed the worry over my face as I waswaiting for the results. He informed me immediately that the results werepositive (as always). He recommended, as he always did, to try to prevent fromgetting burned by the sun, which will help make getting melanoma less likely.He additionally repeated that even though melanoma is the most fatal cancer,it is also the most curable, when caught soon enough, so make sure to not missany visits.Always being aware that food plays a part in health, as well as knowing thatthis particular doctor was "health conscious" as he was a vegan and arrived towork on a bike often, on this specific visit I thought to bring up food. Although Isort of ate "whatever" at the time, I wanted to know "isnt what we eat a hugefactor in our health as well as our ability to fight disease?". His reply was alongthe lines of "you dont eat processed foods and you consume plenty of greens,so what else can you do".I think that was his way of suggesting a whole foods diet. As I dove head firstinto educating myself regarding nutrition, whole foods, the completelydifferent diets, it eventually brought me to the idea of vegetarianism, as wellas veganism. I figured that those diets equated to health but thats notnecessarily the case, so I moved along with my exploration to discover how tobe the most healthy.When I found out about raw food, I figured that was it. I figured eating a raw,organic, vegan diet was the perfect way to eat. Im not so convinced anymorethat the "typical" raw food diet is "it" after digging a little deeper. I listened toa lot of interviews with Daniel Vitalis in relation to "wild foods", and it reallymade a lot of sense. He discusses how wild foods are "more powerful" and thatthese plants might tap their root through several layers of cement just to stayalive. Plus, they generally have medicinal characteristics that can help to"tonify" our organs.Simple Way To Get Wild Foods In The Diet Copyright © 2011 RawFoodHealthWatch.com
  5. 5. He has said that a lot of what we eat, or a lot of what raw food eaters as wellas vegans eat is what he calls domesticated foods, foods that were modifiedover the decades to become new variations of old foods. I believe he said thatthe domesticated banana, being totally different from its wild brethren, islikened to the difference between a chihuahua and a wolf (a wild dog).With that said, how do we start "going wild"? Its not always simple for peopleto walk through the forest, find wild health food and prepare teas, tinctures,salads, etc, but there is something that we could do. "Bitters" are available infood stores, and these might be the nearest to "wild" foods that are available"domestically".Some of the typical "bitter" greens that I personally include in my food regimeare: dandelion greens, arugula, collard greens, watercress and endive. Spinachand kale may qualify as bitters nevertheless were already getting those intoour smoothies arent we? :)Prepared for much more raw food talk? Find out what you could do with yourbitter greens by reading this article: green smoothie recipesLike with any other dietary change, please check with your doctor before making any drasticchanges to your diet. Advertiser Here Contact me at rawfoodhealthwatch@gmail.com to inquire about advertising at the bottom of my PDF documents. You can order and instantly download this complete raw recipe series at a discount right now from The Raw Chef - click HERE.Simple Way To Get Wild Foods In The Diet Copyright © 2011 RawFoodHealthWatch.com

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