Originally Posted by saintmark
Two summers ago I had a raw food chef deliver meals three days a week. It was awesome. I was thinner then I've been as an adult for the last ten years without even trying to lose weight. But he moved away and I'm not so good preparing raw food myself. Plus, I can't really do raw food in the winter--like warm food. But now that it's summer (in New Zealand) I'm eating a lot more fruits and salad and feeling better, as usual. It's a great diet but I don't see myself ever going 100 percent raw because I love my brown rice and tofu too much!
I'm a 50 year old male who was introduced to this food when a friend went raw when I lived in New York ten years ago. I've been living in Auckland, New Zealand for the past six years and met a group of people from Waiheke (a beautiful island in the bay a thirty minute ferry ride away where there is an emphasis on healthy living) wildly enthusiastic about raw food. One of them was a raw food chef who had a delivery business for a while. I don't think the economics of it worked out for him, as much as I loved his food. Too complicated to prepare myself--although on this site I recognize that as an area of personal growth yet to be achieved.
A raw chef! What could be better? That sounds like it was wonderful.