Raw foodism (or rawism) is a lifestyle promoting the consumption of un-cooked, un-processed, and often organic foods as a large percentage of the diet. If 75% or more of a person’s total food consumption is raw food, he/she is considered a raw foodist or living foodist.
I’m not actually going to claim myself as a raw foodist, but I do have some admiration for their lifestyle. Some of my absolute most favorite foods are served raw; I’ve showcased a few below:
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Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood or eggs may increase your risk of a food borne illness.