Health and the meat industry - why raw is the way forward.

Health and the meat industry - why raw is the way forward.

With the recent ‘scare’ over the discovery of horse meat in burgers, anyone who isn’t already considering changing their diet may reconsider in light of the news that a recent study has found you are more likely to die early if you are eating lots of processed meat.

For many reading this, it will come as no surprise that a study found one in every 17 people died sooner from eating more than 160g of processed meat a day – roughly two sausages and a slice of bacon.

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The study of over half a million people across Europe found 44% were more likely to die over a typical follow-up time of 12.7 years than those eating about 20g. Sausages, ham, bacon and other processed meats appear to increase the risk of dying young, a study of half a million people across Europe suggests.

It concluded diets high in processed meats were linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer and early deaths. The study followed people from 10 European countries for nearly 13 years on average. In total, nearly 10,000 people died from cancer and 5,500 from heart problems.

This is just one of the reasons that at Amchara Detox Retreats, we advocate following a raw food diet when you’ve finished your detox. The raw food diet is simply a return to food in its natural state, the food we were meant to eat.

Raw food benefits can be as simple as increased energy or as dramatic as the results listed below which people have reported after switching to a raw food diet.

  1. Permanent weight-loss management
  2. Beautiful skin and hair
  3. Increased energy and stamina
  4. Mental clarity and focus
  5. Emotional balance
  6. Spiritual connection
  7. Decreased cravings



Healing of ailments from minor to life-threatening, such as acne, allergies, arthritis, asthma, cancer, congestion, constipation, diabetes, herpes, infertility, menopausal symptoms, obesity, thyroid problems, and ulcerative colitis

We’ll be explaining more about raw food, why raw is good and how to begin to integrate it into your diet over the next few articles. Find out more about what health conditions detoxing can assist with.

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