I’ve been doing some research about these two lately and it gets more and more interesting and exciting for me in every minute.
But what’s confusing me are the results and how long does it take to see changes?
And also what to exactly eat? Can i eat fruits all day long as much as i want to? Snack on a fruit/veggie in every couple of minutes? Or make myself big smoothies for breakfast/lunch etc? Nothing cooked, like ever? Only everything raw? Can’t even cook/steam veggies for example?
I know that Raw Til 4 is that you eat fruits and veggies until 4 and then have a cooked meal high in carbs and then no more, but what time should the last meal be? And what exactly should it consist of? Potatoes, pasta, macaronies and just a veggie salad aside? Or what? Could i even have oatmeal for dinner?
Still trying to figure it out exactly and maybe even give it a try. Why? Because i’m a total fruit and veggie lover, i could snack on them for the whole day and make myself yummy smoothies all day long. Even though i like meat, cheese, eggs etc, i find them not so appetizing for me anymore and meat is shitloads of expensive and doesn't fill my tummy up..
What's exactly allowed on this way of eating and what now? I know that there's no restriction on fruits (as i have understood) but what about veggies? What's a GO and what's a NO?
And how ‘bout work/school? Do you carry your veggies/fruits with you all day long? What do you say to others? I believe that if i would start changing my eating habits like this, my family would think i’m insane.
I know that there’s no calorie restriction, but does that mean i need to exercise? We all have been taught that excess calories raise our weight but is it really true?
I started with Focus T25 (Beachbody program, quite intensive) today, is it okay to do it with this lifestyle? Will i have enough energy and improvement in my trainings? Will it help me build my muscle also? Or will i only lose fat?
I’ve seen some extremely amazing results over the internet and this website and i really start to think that high carb raw vegan could work for me to. I have a minor skin problem and a really big problem with my scalp also and during the day i feel like i have zero energy and i have also problems with sleeping at nights.. will it help me cure them? I’ve seen pic’s of people getting rid of insane acne within just 2 months.. will it help me also? (i don’t have serious acne, but my boyfriend does!)
And which is better, high carb raw vegan or Raw Til 4? Which you think is better for a beginner? Which is easier to follow and to live with and why?
I also take extra magnesium because i have muscle cramps and they're pretty bad and i can't get rid of them without extra suppliments (if i skip a day on it, i suffer at night).. will this lifestyle help me cure this problem?
If you know any good blogs/tumblr’s from real people (not made up for advertisement) which talk about the same lifestyles, let me know. Any help/advice/links/etc are accepted! :) I'm also running around this website to catch up on everything i need to know and every little detail that there is.
Sorry for any mistakes, English isn't my native language. :)
Fruit and tender greens are what we humans are meant to eat. Anything cooked is second best option. Do the best option if you can enough good fruit. Quicker healing, better digestion, fast recovery, no body smell, are some of the benefits of going raw. A read through Aloha to 30BaD's Welcome Wagon! will help you through the process and answer the rest of your questions.
I'm sure you'll have enough nutrients to heal any issues you may have. Many people think of RT4 as a way to transition to fully raw, so it's probably a good place to start, although there's nothing wrong with just going raw, that's what I did in the beginning. I've been doing this for 7ish months now, and some days I eat fully raw, others RT4. So I wouldn't worry about the label and do what feels right for you. As far as tumblr goes, I follow riceandraw, capitalveg, aleven11 (lonijane), broccolibabe, vegan-veins, fruit-not-fists, fruitariannirvana, fruity-future, and a bunch of others that I can't currently remember... hope this helps! Oh! you can also follow me on tumblr the-fruityvegan :)