We all know about drinking plenty of water to stay hydrated. What most of us don't realize is that the food we eat can either help to hydrate us or can actually cause our bodies to lose moisture.
When we eat raw, ripe, whole fruit and vegetables we increase our water content with every bite. All the wonderful water in the food helps to hydrate our bodies.
Now, on the other hand, when our food is cooked or dehydrated, the water content is removed. If you are a meat eater, the "moisture" in the cooked meat is really melted fat, the meat itself has lost whatever small amount of water it ever had. If you dehydrate - well the word says it all!
Drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water a day is recommended by the medical community. It is not usually explained, but the reason that this is necessary is to make up for the dehydration caused by the toxins in our foods.
If we eat cooked food, the body gives it's own moisture to help to hydrate the food and make it digestible. If we eat raw food, we increase the moisture in our bodies as well as providing moisture to digest the food!
We need moisture. It's so much more sensible to stop depleting our moisture and start to add to it by eating raw, whole fruit and vegetables.
Dehydration is dangerous. Hydrate by eating 80-10-10 the Low Fat Raw Vegan way!
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