on February 23, 2021
The consumption of raw foods to treat various ailments, including diabetes, has been practised since the 1800s. Raw food diet, commonly known as ‘raw foodism and rawism’ is a diet type that includes the consumption of foods in their natural state or raw state.
In simple words, raw foodism is based on the concept of no cooking, no microwaving, no genetically engineering, no pesticides and no processing. This is because, it is believed that heating and processing often destroys nutrients such as phytochemicals and micronutrients in the food and make us consume less of the vital nutrients, compared to its natural occurring amount.
According to recent statistics, more than 20 per cent of people below the age of 20 years have been detected with diabetes. Raw vegetables are an important part of a DASH diet, an eating pattern mainly suggested by medical experts for people with diabetes. 
In this article, we will discuss how the consumption of raw foods is beneficial for people with diabetes.
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