Everyone knows that fruits and vegetables have high vitamin and mineral content.
However, raw foods have a higher content than cooked foods. Heat during the cooking process damages the vitamin and mineral content and kills natural enzymes.
With the bad press that multi-vitamins often receive, we should explore all possible areas for getting our vitamin and mineral requirements met naturally.
The following is a list of raw foods which contain a good supply of some of the key nutrients our bodies need on a daily basis.
Any green leafy vegetables including Spinach, Peppers, Yellow vegetables like Squash, Dried Apricots, Tomatoes, Broccoli, Asparagus.
Vitamin B group
Green leafy vegetables, Avocados, Mushrooms, Currants, Zucchini, Aparagus, Broccoli, Lentils, Blueberries, Seeds and nuts.
Green leafy vegetables, Peppers, Broccoli, Parsley, Potatoes, Melon, Tomatoes, All berries.
Tahini, Nuts and seeds, Avocados.
Green leafy vegetables, Seaweeds.
Avocados, Green Leafy vegetables, Parsley, Dates, Dried apricots, Chickpeas (garbanzo beans), Almonds.
Tahini/sesame seeds, Green leafy vegetables, Parsley, Broccoli, Almonds.
Sesame seeds/tahini, Almonds, Ginger, Eggs.
Bananas, Watercress, Mushrooms.
Make sure that you always include some of these foods in your weight loss program. These vitamins and minerals are essential ingredients if you want to lose weight.