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Hello,

I am terribly sorry if this topic has been covered previously, but I had a question about cooked food and weight gain.

My diet is currently 100% raw vegan, but I really like oatmeal, corn, and rice and would love to be able to eat a lot of those foods.  However, I have heard that cooked food is more prone to causing weight gain whereas raw food is more prone to causing weight loss.

Any insight on this?

Thank you in advance :)

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Yes.  I found that not only did I retain weight both in the form of water and fat, but also I got very nauseous after eating cooked food.

I suppose everyone's digestive abilities are different. :)
and yes.  I already follow a consistent exercise routine.

Cooking a particularly food may make more of the food digestible compared to the same food in its raw state.

Below is an article discussing this;

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2013/02/have-we-been-miscounting-cal...

Foods such as oats, corn and rice are more calorie dense than are raw fruits and veggies so this is a consideration to take into account when trying to manage weight.

Here is more on calorie density;

http://www.forksoverknives.com/the-calorie-density-approach-to-nutr...

Oooo! That's why the cows get fatter on cooked potatoes over raw ones :) 

Thank you so much for your input!  Haha. I actually just read the sciencemag article right before posting this :)  This must be an article from Hell for people who are religious calorie counters hahaha.

I remember they also did an experiment with humans where they discovered that people who ate more dairy excreted more and absorbed less fat than those who ate less dairy.  That being said, dairy is not something I would advise consuming for a variety of reasons, but it is interesting and moderately relevant nonetheless. :)

I went from eating mostly raw to mostly cooked and have only gotten better results. I'm more raw till 12 or 4 or whenever, and I hold all of the running CRs on strafe in my area on just easy runs.
No you won't gain weight.
You can't be your healthiest self without at least 150 minutes of exercise per week. Don't restrict. Do more.

I run about 3-4 miles about 6 days every week.

I think that even if I may not gain weight, I will stay almost 100% raw vegan because I get very nauseous, constipated, and sluggish when I eat cooked food.

I say almost because I will never give up corn. hahaha <3

You can eat corn on the cob raw. Tastes good.

Hey guys!  I just found this well written and helpful article directly addressing the issue of raw vs cooked food caloric absorption efficiency.

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2011/12/08/why-calorie-count...

Just go for it!

As long as it's high carb low fat and minimally processed..

Been there done that.

White Rice FTW!

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