In the previous article the raw food diet was introduced. The importance of this diet was stressed and many people responded positively. Many questions were ask, but this article will focus on one.
Most people asked “What can I expect on the 30 day vegan raw food diet?” This article will go into detail about what will happen during this challenge. As a friendly warning this reading will talk about functions of the body most people find repulsive.
The 30 day vegan raw food diet is a change in lifestyle. Like every change there are a negative and positive side effects.
To get the bad news out the way, start with the negative side effects. Before you were born your mother was ingesting toxins and teratogens daily. During your lifespan you continued this bad behavior, unknowingly. The message to get across is that you’ve been giving yourself these toxic ingredients your whole life; now that you’re doing the raw diet you will no longer have these toxins. What most people do not realize is that food can be an addiction. These bad chemicals that your mind and body has become accustom to are addictive. Once a user stops these behaviors the user experiences withdrawal.
Withdrawal may be different for everyone, but there is common ground. Flu like symptoms will occur. This includes the chills, fevers, diarrhea, and vomiting. There are also emotional withdrawal symptoms. This includes irritability, depression spells, and spouts of anger. These symptoms are momentary and it’s a sign from your body that it is detoxing.
Everyone is different which means your symptoms can be more or less severe. Of course if you’ve been eating a generally healthy diet, your body has less to clean.
Now it’s time to focus on the positive side effects of the raw food diet. Most people that have tried this extreme diet have only had positive things to report. Rapid weight loss, more energy, a remission of ailments, and a better night’s sleep have be correlated to this diet. With all of these great side effects happening to your body, your brain starts to love it. Despite popular belief, your body wants to feel good. When these positive side effects kick in, your entire body is conditioned to keep it up. Most people work out longer, drop other bad habits and continue to choose a healthier life style.
The 30 day vegan raw food diet is a challenge that only the strong willed survive. It is difficult and in most cases, a radical change in your diet, but keep in mind the benefits of your struggle. Think of this diet as an opportunity to change other toxic behaviors in your life. Now that you’re considering a much healthier lifestyle it’s time to put words into action. The next article will address how to prepare for the 30 day vegan raw food diet.