Live Foods and Enzymes

raw foodWe all know we should be eating more raw foods. Raw foods retains the enzymes that are needed to digest food properly.

When we cook foods, these enzymes are destroyed which in the end makes our bodies work harder because the body has to tap emergency enzyme supplies in the pancreas to digest the cooked food which makes one feel tired and less energetic after eating.

Enzymes act as catalysts in hundreds of thousands of chemical reactions that take place throughout your body. They are essential for digesting, absorbing and converting food into energy at cellular level and are critical for most of the metabolic activities taking place in your body every second of every day. [Read more…]

Eat Healthy Even When Enjoying Dessert

carrot raisin energy barsJust because you are dieting does not mean you can’t enjoy an occasional sweet treat or two. The key is to eat healthy even when you are snacking or treating yourself to dessert. Can a dessert actually provide you with anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and enzymes? Is that possible? You bet it is.

Healthy raw dessert recipes are the answer to getting raw, uncooked and unprocessed food into our bodies and those of our family. Raw dessert recipes are cost effective and can be made in a reasonable amount of time while providing health-promoting vitamins, enzymes, fiber and healthy fats. They provide us with better nutrition and will help prevent disease and overweight conditions as well as slowing the aging process while increasing energy. [Read more…]