"I use the most common form of "no poo". Make a paste of baking soda and water and work it into the roots of the hair. Rinse. Mix about 1 Tbs. apple cider vinegar in a cup of water and pour through hair to rinse. …"
"I wonder if this is a candida thing? My husband has candida pretty badly. If you are insulin resistant at all the sugar could pool in your blood which causes candida to grow (not sure how fast tho). The best form of calcium is coral calcium- you…"
"Well, I can see I'm not a weirdo like I originally thought! Chef Annette, so glad this has a name but sure wish I knew what it was. Wendy, as a rule I do eat a bit of fat but only in the olive oil dept. Am incorporating coconut oil as well but…"
"I wasn't thinking! My husband gets these too!! We never really called it anything tho, but he gets them around his thumbs and they pull his thumbs inward. He takes calcium and magnesium and within minutes the "cramps" are gone and the…"
"I also get weird hand cramps. The muscles contort my hands into claw-like positions I'm not able to voluntarily put them. I haven't been able to pin down a specific time these happen. Usually the longer I'm totally raw. The first time…"
"Thanks for posting this Miriam. It's one of those things I have been seeing at my produce market and passing by. Now I am curious to try them out. I was thinking of them like dry beans, which I don't eat, but now i realize they are fresh…"
"I find it interesting that you've never really been a fruit person in the first place ... I'm hoping someone w/ more knowledge and insight can/will be able to address this ~ sounds like for your body the 80% is the greens &…"
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I'm a country girl living in the big city. I would love to be 100% raw but haven't gotten that far yet. I love to garden, but my back yard is so little. Hopefully one day I'll be able to move to the country and be self sufficent.I'm very interested in learning about wild edibles especially where I live in S. Florida
What percentage of your current diet would you estimate is raw foods? (this answer many change over time)
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moral support, addressing emotional attachment to cooked food and eventually becoming all raw
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Thank you everyone for all the kind birthday wishes. I had a fine day and hope to have a very successful raw life in the coming year. Almost there just need to do a little tweeking here and there. Love to all out there and this is a most awesome site!!!
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