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The raw food movement today is gaining popularity across a wider and wider spectrum of society. Raw wild food is more specific and probably is not as high up on the radar for most people.
Many people are interested in foraging., Foraging is the art of collecting and eating the edible plants that grow wild. Some varieties of wild fish and meat can be eaten raw. There are a lot of wild foods that not edible raw so they must be cooked.
There is an important reason why foods are eaten raw, including wild foods. When you cook food above certain temperatures you lose a large portion of the inherent nutrition as well as the enzymes and other active compounds and ingredients. They get cooked out. People who choose to eat exclusively raw diets are interested in getting all the health-promoting benefits of the foods raw with nothing lost to cooking.
Wild edible raw foods can come from the forest, the rainforest, the prairie, the ocean, the beach, and even the city. Although you must be careful in the city areas due to human environmental pollution. When foraging for wild foods it is best to choose your harvesting location carefully, away from large scale human activity.
It takes some education to effectively hunt down and harvest wild food that is safe to eat raw. There are a lot of wild foods that are poisonous or semi-poisonous and should be avoided. Making sure you know what you are doing when you forage in the wild is critical to having a good experience.
There are wild foods that can be eaten in most locations including locally to where you may live. If you live in a big city you may need to venture out into the country before you will want to eat the wild food near you.
Miner’s lettuce, a variety of berries, wild parsley, mushrooms, seaweeds, and other ocean vegetables, some kinds of clams, oysters, fish, and other forms of wild sea life can all be eaten raw. If you plan to forage for wild foods on your own, do your homework and get a good field guide.
Raw wild edible foods can be very high in all kinds of nutrients, antioxidants, and all the general nutrition needed for human health. Foods that are wild grown are exactly as nature intended and are some of the very best foods on Earth.
In the rainforest, there are countless varieties of plant species, in the hundreds of thousands and only a fraction have been assessed for their edible value. Many of these plant species also have medicinal value. The Amazon rainforest alone is a treasure house of potential highly nutritious edible plants waiting to be discovered. Now more than ever there is a huge variety of raw wild edible plants that have extensive medicinal and nutritional benefits being made available to the world.
Whole raw wild grown plant-based foods are being condensed and concentrated for human consumption in the form of wild whole food supplements. This form of raw wild food is more readily available to the masses. Most people are not going to go out and forage for wild foods.
Most of us are not planning to go out foraging on our own, but we still want to eat fresh wild foods and enjoy all the great benefits. Fresh wild and raw foods are offered through some health food stores, co-ops, outdoor produce markets, and even through the internet.
An even more accessible form of edible raw wild foods is through naturally or low temperature dried wild foods. Some companies prepare wild raw foods into a liquid form through complex methods that preserve the raw wild nutrition and other elements. These liquefied supplements can be available in capsules or in a bottle or tincture.
There are many highly nutritious raw wild rainforest superfoods that are popular today. Most are offered in supplement form. Raw wild foods from the Amazon rainforest like Camu Camu, Acai, Maca, Sangre de Drago, Una de Gato, and a huge list of raw edible wild-grown plants can deliver the nutrition and medicinal needs for robust health for people all over the world.
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