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2.0 out of 5 starsObessive Fear of Fat!
ByRonald Benjamin Brownon January 13, 2009
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
For my more detailed critique of Dr. Graham's book, see
"Fruitarian Diets: How to make them Healthy" at [...] . The
major fault of Dr. Graham's book is his obessive fear of
dietary fat, even from raw nuts and seeds as part of a raw
vegan diet. His prescription of 10% calories from fat
follows a long tradition of alternative therapeutic diets
that confuse the ASSOCIATION of high dietary fat and chronic
disease as the CAUSE of these diseases, such as cancer and
cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Graham misrepresents "The China Study" by failing to
note how author Dr. T. Colin Campbell identified animal
protein rather than fat from plants as a causative factor of
chronic diseases. Dr. Graham's claim of knowing two raw
fooders who ate lots of nuts and died of atherosclerosis
relies on fear rather than facts to make his point.

Fat in whole, unprocessed nuts and seeds is generally
emulsified, unlike in processed vegetable oils, so it does
not stick together or to other surfaces. This is easily
verified by noting how easily the fat from chopped nuts
wipes clean off a dish with plain water. Not so vegetable

Scientists have demonstrated that nuts have cardioprotective
properties, and that these benefits are dose-dependent;
i.e., the more you eat, the more cardioprotective benefits.
Many of these studies can be found through a simple Web
search. "Nuts and coronary heart disease: an epidemiological
perspective" by Kelly and Sabate, published in the British
Journal of Nutrition, 2006, is a good start.

One ounce of nuts a day is just insufficient to meet the
needs of most people limited to a raw vegan diet. Training
to stuff yourself on extreme amounts of fruit is not
necessary, and deprives you of the health benefits of a diet
properly balanced with nuts and seeds. This book would have
been better off recommending 60/30/10. (Dr. Graham corrected
this statement, indicating that fat is listed last in his
formula, i.e., 60/10/30. Dr. Graham refused to comment on
the rest of this review).

When you consider that most of the fuel burned by our bodies
is fat burned aerobically in low-intensity muscular
activity, like sitting upright in a chair all day,
breathing, talking, operating a computer, and walking around
a bit, an adequate supply of dietary fat makes perfect
sense. Carbohydrates are used to restore glycogen in the
liver and within muscles after brief periods of intense
muscular activity. More importantly, glucose from carbs
fuels the brain. However, by comparison, the amount of fat
used in low-intensity muscular activity far outweighs the
amount of glucose used, even in active athletes who require
ample amounts of rest and recovery time.

Although it is possible to create sufficient amounts of fat
for fuel from breaking down an excessive intake of carbs,
this puts an unnecessary strain on the body. This is Dr.
Graham's approach, which is similar to other low-fat diets,
except Dr. Graham restricts carbs to raw fruit and excludes
starch. Dr. Graham would probably be shocked to realize how
much of his fruit intake is being converted to fat to fuel
low-intensity muscular activity!

Why not just eat a sufficient amount of fat in the first
place? An adequate intake of dietary fat has a glucose-
sparing effect, allowing a normal intake of glucose to be
used more efficiently for fueling the brain, and for
infrequent intense muscular activity, rather than being
continuously shunted off to fuel low-intensity muscular
activity. That's why you feel better mentally and physically
on an adequate intake of both dietary fat and carbs.

Dr. Graham's remedy for the lethargy and cravings that
eventually accompanies a prolonged low-fat diet is to shovel
in even more carbs. Are you craving cheese, pizza, ice
cream, buttered English muffins? According to Dr. Graham,
you don't need fat, you just need even more carbs! But,
would you eat those English muffins without the butter?
Probably not. That's because it's the fat you crave. Dr.
Graham attempts to turn this logic around, claiming it's the
carbs in the English muffins that you really crave, and that
the only function of the added fat is to trick you into
eating starch rather than fruit. Satisfy your cravings by
eating a properly balanced diet with healthy sources of
dietary fat, like whole, unprocessed, unsalted, raw, organic
nuts, seeds, and fatty fruits like avocados.

Finally, Dr. Graham listed Dr. Virginia Vetrano as a valued
reference source in his writing. In discussing dental
problems associated with a diet extremely high in fruit, Dr.
Vetrano mentioned in her own writings that tooth enamel
could be protected by including more nuts in the diet. Not
surprisingly, Dr. Graham conveniently omitted this segment
of Dr. Vetrano's experienced advice from his book,
recommending instead extreme amounts of raw vegetables that
require blending for palatability. Ah yes, the food blender,
Nature's way! How did we ever survive without it?

In fairness to Dr. Graham, I think he is on the right
track...he just needs to do a little updating. There are
health dangers associated with eating too little as well as
eating too many nuts on a raw-food, vegan diet. For example,
disturbances in calcium metabolism can occur from very high
amounts of phosphorous if eating too many nuts. That is why
nuts need to be balanced with proper amounts of green
vegetables. That is the challenge! Balance!
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1.0 out of 5 starsThis Diet Will Ruin Your Health.
ByWatermelonTigeron November 29, 2012
Format: Paperback
Because I've been in the raw community for 20 years, I know
several people who followed this 80/10/10 diet long term and
ended up with severe health problems. Once they are sick it
is very hard for them to get better because they have a
cult-like belief in the "truth" that the 80/10/10 diet is
they only path to health. They have been brainwashed into
thinking that fats are deadly, that 1/2 an avocado is an
excessive amount of fat, that nuts and seeds are bad, all
oils are bad and that coconut will kill you because it's
saturated fat. Ultimately they get malnutrition due to lack
of protein and fat, leading to osteoporosis, tooth loss,
hair loss and hormone deficiency. They walk around looking
like corpses, but they're afraid to break the dietary rules
Doug has set for them even when they are very ill. It's like
an eating disorder cult. Very bad news.

I also agree with the other posters who say Doug's books
contain little or no actual science. He spouts "facts" like
saying that complete protein is a myth, which is absurd,
because your body can not make essential amino acids (that
is why they are called "essential"). Not getting a full
complement of amino acids is one of the reasons people on
this diet get malnutrition. Or his paranoid insistence that
saturated fats are dangerous; it seems clear he does not
read the research on this topic, or he would know that much
of what he says has been disproven in recent years. Or his
statement of the "fact" that a woman should have a BMI of
13-15, which is actually in the anorexia range. Very
dangerous and sad for the women who believe what he says.

This diet can work well as a detox diet for relatively short
periods of time. It makes you feel energized in the short
term. But it is not healthy for a lifetime.
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1.0 out of 5 starsThis diet ruined my health!
ByNorthernlights2281on January 19, 2011
Format: Paperback
I read the 80/10/10 book cover to cover and joined many
forums online based on this diet/lifestyle. I lived it for 2
years and followed it 100% as I am an all or nothing kind of
person. Before starting this diet I was an avid hiker and a
very fit, extremely healthy young adult who only ate whole
organic foods and never any refined/processed foods. Fast
forward to today and I am recovering from Osteoporosis(I am
only 29 years old) and 12 spinal fractures due to
malnourishment because of this diet. I kept losing weight to
the point that I was down to 71 pounds and I am a 5'3"
female. No matter how much fruit and pounds of greens I ate
with that fruit my weight kept dropping. I spent most of the
time with excessive amounts of hyperness(after a large fruit
meal) to major downs were I was anxious, paranoid and
crying. I figured all this was normal and was just detox as
the 80/10/10 community like to call it. Yes I had those
benefits that they all talk about getting from this diet
like the "no body odor" and the "glowing skin"(due to
getting out in the sun and getting a sunkissed glow not the
actual diet),but what I realize now is that I had no body
odor because my body was basicaly shutting down to the point
that I was no longer having menstrual cycles so of course I
didn't even have the hormones to produce such odor. I did
this diet because I was brainwashed into thinking all other
food other than fruit, tender greens and a small amount of
whole food fat was toxic to my body. I am still trying to
get over the fear of putting protien and fat in my mouth,
but since I have started to eat raw dairy and grass-fed
humanely raised animal protiens I am finally healing the
damage that the 80/10/10 diet left me with and was not
fixing. After two years of tearing the cartilage in my chest
over and over again just by shutting a door or lifting a
bowl this diet left so much inflammation in my body to the
point were it could never heal itself. Please do not make
the same mistake I made. I had looked for a diet to rid me
of my depression as I refuse to use drugs and this book
makes this diet seem like the holy grail and all our
illnesses will be cured if we follow such diet. I now know
better. The only thing this book was good for was it made me
get my vitamin D levels checked. After reading 80/10/10 I
got my vitamin D level checked and I was at a level 6 where
ideally we should at least be at a level 50 or higher. My
depression was due to the lack of the vitamin D yet I
continued the diet for the next two years and now I am even
more depressed because I am trying to heal my very painful
back fractures. If you are looking to this diet to fix your
current health problems please make small changes first that
may be the biggets culprits to your problems such as
refined/processed foods and sugars along with things that we
may think are healthy but could be causing intolerences that
you weren't aware of such as gluten. Also, get your vitamin
D levels check as the medical community is finally linking
so many illnesses and symptoms due to deficiencies of this
oh so important vitamin. I wish you all good health as this
it what we are all striving for when we embark on these
diets just please be cautious!
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3.0 out of 5 starsCant agree with everything in this book.
ByAmazon Customeron September 26, 2008
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
This book really didnt hit the mark for me. There is alot of
good information in here but Dr Graham says some things that
I feel are really fanatical and "out there". And I am
already a hot food vegetarian and extremely open minded
against Big Pharma and Western Medecine/Nutrition.

But he says things such as these:

Vinegar is poisonous for the human body.

Olives are not meant to be consumed as people food.

Juicing veggies such as with a GreenStar or Champion juicer
is harmful because they get digested too quickly and cause a
spike in blood sugar (or something like that).

Even the grains most people think are healthy such as brown
rice, whole wheat bread and so forth should be excluded from
your diet.

You should throw out your entire spice rack and condiments.
(I paraphrased that)

The cellulose in cruciferous veggies such as brocoli,
cauliflower and brussel sprouts is abrasive while passing
thru your intestines. (Thats news to me as I thought this
was the best form of fiber a human should eat).

Eating more than half of a Haas California avocado in 1 day
will put too much fat in your diet.

But that being said I did read 80% of the book. I read it
with an open mind and did derive benefits from it. The best
thing I learned from it is to quit buying all those garbage
supplements, vitamins and enzymes from the health food store
and instead to look to mother nature and get these vitamins
and minerals from the whole foods that I eat.

I really wish Dr Graham would substantiate many of his
statements with reference to peer-reviewed journal or
something the way that John Robbins does in his books.

Look people, I agree you should try to add as many fruits
and greens as possible to your diet but to exclude beans and
bread I think is just too fanatical. I dont think anyone
could adhere to such a strict regimen of deprivation. And
being a skinny guy already as a hot food vegetarian I would
probably look like that cartoon character "rattle me bones"
if I observed 80/10/10-RV religiously.
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3.0 out of 5 starsMissed the Mark
ByGift Reciepienton August 29, 2008
Format: Paperback
Im a raw vegan and although this book made a lot of sense to
me, I did not feel good eating this way. I kept reading it
and looking for what I might be doing wrong...but I was
following the plan. It's very rigid and he advocates against
eating many delicious raw foods--in fact he basically
advocates only eating fruits with about 3-4 lbs of dark
leafy greens a day. No raw crackers, desserts, honey, etc.
He says if you cant make a meal of it, then dont eat it. I
started feeling depressed and low energy. Maybe it was
detox...I dont know. But when I went back to my regular raw
way of eating I felt ten times better.

Also...if you go to his website, its a little dissapointing
because there is no where to ask a question of him, and he
charges an absolultely ridiculous amount of money to have a
consultation with him. He's pricing for stuff is so
unreasonable and it was a bit of a turn off. I mean his
paper back book is $30, which in itself is alot for a 350
page paperback.
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1.0 out of 5 starsNot practical.
Bycurt1kzon September 12, 2011
Format: Paperback
This diet is not practical for the majority of working class
people. There's no doubt that the people who talk so much
about being able to thrive on this diet because they get
4500+ calories are indeed thriving. But the main stumbling
blocks for the average joe who tries to embark on this diet
is the difficulty of consuming the massive load of food to
be able to get that 4500+ calories, as well as the high
grocery bills. Now unless your fortunate enough to live in
the tropics where fruit is in abundance or live in an area
where you can buy local fruit for an extremely cheap price,
your screwed.

My background with raw food diets is that I started several
years ago doing the traditional high fat raw vegan diet. I
dropped from 220 to 160 in 4-5 months, but was always
starving during that period, and eventually fell victim to
the standard american diet and regained the weight. Having
discovered this diet and the proponents who claim that the
key is to eat enough fruit and get enough calories, I gave
it a shot. Keep in mind that I work 12 hour shifts and my
work environment is not really conducive to constant eating
because your constantly busy, but I attempted to make it

I know that people on 80/10/10 utilize bananas heavily to
reach their caloric goal. I am not a banana person, at most
i can try to force down 4-5 bananas, but anything beyond
that will make me nauseous. So I started off by bringing
watermelons, bananas, oranges, apples, pears, etc to work.
Because I was hard pressed to consume so much food to get
enough calories, I would have to eat repeatedly during work.
Me eating so frequently started to become an issue for the
staff because usually when you eat they try not to disturb
you, but if your always eating, then it becomes a problem
because they need to frequently give you work orders to do.

In my line of work you cannot be eating while your running
around working, either your sitting down to eat or you don't
eat. With the watermelon's, I had to hide and eat it in the
back storage room on any downtime that I could get, and that
would only be on the very slow days. On normal busy days,
that wouldn't even be possible. Then I had the problem of
constantly having to run to the bathroom. Because fruit has
so much water, and you have to eat so much of it on this
diet, you end up having to pee all the time. When I am busy
with work I cannot afford to have to always run to the
bathroom, its simply just not practical. Most people do not
have jobs that will allow them to graze and pee all day.
When your busy running around, you'll be lucky enough if you
can eat just one meal, let alone constant grazing.

I could go into alot of other issues with the diet such as
possible deficiencies but it would be pointless since the
diet is impractical for the masses, which renders it pretty
much useless.

10/25/13 update:

Since my original review I have given this diet a few more
attempts but no success. I have tried massive green
smoothies filled up to the brim of the vita-mix blender to
just end up being hungry 1-2 hours later. Before I
complained about having to constantly urinate on this diet,
but I noticed that when I eat 80/10/10 I can have up to 6
bowel movements in a day. Again, practical for someone who
is at home all day, impractical for someone who works in a
busy ER. No amount of fruit keeps me feeling full or
satisfied for long. I can consume 5000+ calories worth of
fruit and never get the satisfaction that one gets from one
cooked meal full of protein and starches. Which leads me to
believe that the people who do actually thrive on this WOE
do so because they are genetically built for it.
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3.0 out of 5 starsgood theory that fails in the practice
Byviolaon May 16, 2013
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the book itself is a good reading and dr Graham is a good
educator, after reading it you might believe that what he
this is really the bible of raw veganism and this diet is
the way to go. Then,f you research a little and you hear
from all the people that quit the diet after having serious
issues, you might believe the opposite. all the 100% raw
vegans are so excited about this lifestyle that it s easy to
be infected and tempted to try, and reading this book is a
necessary step to understand how to do it correctly. a lot
of infos are avaliable on youtube through videos, and you
can have an idea of what it s about. what is explained
sounds like a dogma, except that the theory that human being
was born fruitarian is not supported by enough scientific
evidences. the diet is based on fruit,and the fruit that we
can eat nowdays has little to do with what our ancestors
used to eat, and that s already enough to doubt about the
safety of the 80 10 10 diet. one thing is right, eating
fruit and vegetables is way better than eating any process
food,and fruit alone won t make anybody fat,since that kind
of sugar has a totally different impact on our blood than
the refined one, and that s an excellent lesson from the
book. however,people following it to perfection had issues
even after years, depending on how long i takes to your body
to get vitamin b12 depleted (which is one of the most
discussed aspect of any vegan diet). the book anyway has an
answer for almost all of these concerns, but again, that
doesn t match with the cases of people quitting cause of
health problem. the stories gone wrong are several, as well
as those who tell about great energy and health. of course
in the book you find a lot of pages dedicated to positive
testimonials! since he doesn t sell anything, he needs at
least to sell the book, which anyway i would suggest to read
at least for the benefit of an increased knowledge
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1.0 out of 5 starsI think a mainly raw food diet is the best
diet period. But the 80/10/10 diet is a fad diet.
ByAkiva Shapiroon May 2, 2015
Format: Paperback
Sprout your grains and legumes. There's your carb solution.
Do research about sprouts and you'll be blown away. Too much
fruit creates TOO MUCH SUGAR FOR THE BODY. We also need more
fat then 10 percent!!! Do you believe that almost too much
of anything is bad for you!!!! A cell runs on sugar AND
FATTY ACIDS! You as an individual need to balance your fat
and carbs according to your unique body. If you ask me, doug
graham is one of the unhealthiest looking health "experts"
ive ever seen. Why. Cause all the sugar hes consuming is
crontributing to ACCELERATED AGING and he is lacking in FAT.
Ive seen health experts that are his age and look MUCH
healthier. Use simple logic people!!! Freelee and
durianrider are the few people out there that have success
on this diet!!!!(if they trully are having success) Most
people dont have proper functioning pacreases from all the
white sugar and white flour and too much fat (mainly the
unhealthy kinds). Be open minded, balance your nutrients, do
your research, and be smart/use common sense. Ive have not
read this book but i have done months of intesive research
almost every day since i became upsessed with health and i
can tell from what a lot of people quoted from this book
that this diet and diets similar (high fruit and low fat)
are greatly flawed. This diet is a fantastic improvment from
the SAD diet but it will not leave you with great health for
the rest of your life and may in fact harm you a lot in the
long run.
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1.0 out of 5 starsHypoglycemia
ByD. Joneson May 18, 2010
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I read the book two years and dug into this diet with gusto.
At first, I felt fantastic -- lost more weight than I needed
to, felt energetic, skin looked great, etc. Over time, I
developed what I now realize was hypoglycemia, resulting in
an inability to sleep at night, irritability, unstable
energy levels, brain fog, etc. At first, I thought it was a
cleansing reaction. But, after 1.5 years, I now know it was
due to the ingestion of mass quantities of raw fruit. I also
suffered from severely dry skin due to the near total
absence of fat in my diet. I kept trying to make the diet
work for me despite increasing exhaustion, inability to
concentrate and a strong sense of malaise. I thought for
sure I must have a thyroid problem, but tests proved
otherwise. FINALLY, I took a leap of faith and began
increasing the fats (primarly coconut oil and butter) and
proteins (fish, turkey and chicken) in my diet (particularly
breakfast) and immediately began feeling better. My skin is
softer and more supple, my hair thicker, my energy more
stable, my moods much more pleasant, etc. I still feel I am
recovering from this diet as my sleeping woes have not
completely vanished (though they are greatly improved) and
my digestion is somewhat impaired as my system didn't have
to digest much of anything for so long.

In summary, I feel this diet is great as a temporary
cleanse. But, it is potentially damaging if attempted as a
permanent lifestyle change. The notion that this diet can
nourish a physically active person for a lifetime is absurd.
I especially regret following the diet while pregnant and
breastfeeding. Though my son is healthy, he has several food
intolerances and I struggled with a low milk supply that
improved once I added more protein to my diet. Bottom line -
- tread carefully and be aware that you will develop
nutritional deficiencies on this diet.
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1.0 out of 5 starsThey need to have an option for (-)
negative stars
ByHellenon October 18, 2011
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I never thought of the raw vegan diet as a fad diet, I used
to make myself believe it was a lifestyle, a community of
people determined to achieve "high levels of physical
health"; I felt so lucky to have discovered the "true
fountain of youth"...

I realized there was something wrong with the raw vegan diet
when I started seeing acne on my face for the first time in
my life, about six months into the diet; I was also feeling
extremely weak. I blamed the nuts and seeds I was eating
(that's what they tell you in the "raw world"). About four
weeks ago I decided to read the 80/10/10 Diet book by Doug
Graham despite having read the most controversial reviews on
the diet. After being a raw vegan for about one and a half
years, I realized it was not working out for me. I wanted to
do this for my health, and that's exactly what the raw vegan
diet promises. Initially I was on the SAD diet, and this is
the opposite extreme, but I chose to go "slowly" and became
a vegetarian first -what was wrong with it? eggs and dairy,
so I went vegan- why wasn't it working? it wasn't living
food!, then I went Raw Vegan - too many nuts and seeds,
needed more carbs, so I went Low Fat Raw Vegan). It seemed
like I was always doing something wrong...and indeed I was,
(why did I have to get rid of a whole food group -meats,
dairy, eggs- instead of just getting rid of the junk
processed food first?) I have a vitamin D deficiency as a
result of my "vegetarian diet experiment". I would also
notice other symptoms which I would attribute to "detox"
from time to time during that period of time. Many health
professionals would alert me that perhaps a vegan diet was
not the best option for me, but I would refuse to listen to
the advice of the "brainwashed clueless medical community".
My latest blood test results indicate a severe vitamin D
deficiency, and low levels of vitamin B12.

I would sometimes look at Durianrider's YouTube Channel, but
I kind of always felt like there was something off about
him, his face looked pale, he would use destructive
criticism, and he never accepted anyone else's opinion as
valid. But anyways, I decided to give the diet a shot and
and joined 30 Bananas a day. I got tons of fruit, and was
resolved to do everything in my power to do things "right"
this time. I started doing almost everything the 811 diet
book recommends (eating enough calories, drinking tons of
water, eating a bunch of greens, getting enough sleep)
except for the exercise due to my lack of strength from the
deficiencies. So there I was, switching again from one diet
to another one that claimed to be "the best" and promised
health, just like all the others did too (of course, as long
as you strictly adhere to their insane guidelines).

With every diet change I made there seemed to be a common
denominator, there was always a "honeymoon phase" in which I
felt great, but somewhere down the line weeks or months,
that feeling started to fade away. I stopped eating the nuts
and seeds way before I got the book, and this time proceeded
to eat only fruit and veggies according to 811. One week
into the diet my husband lost a tooth (unfortunately he was
eating the same way I was), but we didn't link it to the raw
vegan diet. Three weeks into the diet I started to
experience the most terrible tooth sensitivity (which I
never had before either). I also experienced other symptoms
such as weird fat cravings and mood swings in that short
period of time. I would read other people's posts on 30BAD
on the same topic, and pretty soon I noticed that those
people were practically being told that they weren't doing
anything right (of course! - it's always your fault, not the
diet's-). I started to see a pattern here. The cherry on the
cake was when I opened a discussion in one of their forums
on whether or not it is possible to achieve health on a
different diet, and the moderator made it so none else could

So I started researching about other people with teeth
issues on a raw vegan diet -this was a really hard thing for
me to do- I didn't want to open the can of worms behind my
"oh so perfect" raw food diet, I had been in complete denial
up until that point, and didn't know how I was going to
handle the inevitable true- I found a whole bunch of stories
and testimonies. You just need to look at their main page
and you can see that at least everyday somebody complains
about the same issue, in fact there is a very popular forum
specially dedicated to this topic, where most people get
told how they're pretty much doing everything "wrong". If
someone experiences weight gain or weigh loss, they blame it
on detox symptoms, if they experience weakness, they're not
getting enough calories, if they have teeth issues, they
need more greens, and so on. Everybody struggles trying to
eat the unreasonable amounts of fruit in order to get
"enough calories" and constantly complain about several
other issues. Gosh! If this diet is so strictly restrictive,
how can someone not see that there's something fundamentally
wrong with it?

The vegetarian diet and all its denominations just don't
work in the long run. It's my own experience what has led me
to see things differently. This is why I would like for
other people (specially raw foodists) to try to see beyond
what they might be looking at right now, because no matter
how thin you slice it, there are always two sides. I once
was profoundly convinced that the raw vegan diet was the
best thing in the world, and did it for a year and a half. I
encourage everyone who's been having some type of issues on
this diets or who is even considering to give these diets a
try, to do some serious research, and keep an open mind.
Having been a devoted raw vegan it was very hard for me to
accept some criticism when it came to my diet, nevertheless
my nature is to never conform, and to always keep searching
for answers. Admitting to being wrong about my decision to
embark on this diet is not the best feeling in the world,
but this experiences are sometimes necessary in order for us
to grow.

I do not recommend any diet in particular, perhaps just
start by eliminating the processed foods first, and exercise
moderation, be flexible, do not refuse to eat with your
friends and family if they've cooked something for you or
invite you to go out to a restaurant, these things really
make a difference in the way you will feel in general. I
feel a moral responsibility to share my particular
experience hoping others will benefit from it.

Vegetarian, vegan, raw vegan, fruitarian, or hygienist diets
are dogmas, and following any of these diets strictly for a
long period of time is simply insane and extremely dangerous
in many different ways. Do not get trapped in dogma, and
most importantly deposit your faith in God.

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