This beautiful before and after story comes straight from Downunder. Special thanks to Ricardo of rawfood.com.au for the link.
David's Story At the age of nineteen, I was diagnosed with stage two cancer. Throughout my whole ordeal, I treated my illness as though I had a minor cold. I had no doubt that I would survive the cancer and live a normal and healthy life; it was just a matter of getting through the barrage of chemotherapy sessions and the drugs that were highly toxic to my system. More.
Regina's Story Looking back, a raw food lifestyle presented itself numerous times before I decided to jump in with both feet. My first introduction to raw food came after following up a personal ad in Kyoto, Japan. During the first encounter with my mystery date, he told me about how he just ate raw food and the amount of energy and vitality that he felt due to this lifestyle choice. I had to admit, the man looked vibrant with health, but I thought to myself, “What a weirdo! How could he just eat raw food?” More.
"At age 20, Paul Nison was diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (also know as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), a deadly affliction.
His search for a cure began with medical doctors, but they didn't have the answers he needed. After trying almost every so-called cure to overcome his pain and suffering, Paul finally discovered the benefits of eating more simply. He started by getting rid of foods that were no good for him. Simplifying his diet was the first step in his cure."
UK raw-food author and Chef Shazzie went from many years cooked (left) to 22 months raw (right). Can you say,"WHOA!"
"Born in East Yorkshire in 1969, Shazzie had a typical northern lifestyle and diet in her formative years. As an adult, she suffered lethargy, depression, brain-fog, period pains, bad skin, and aches and pains -- until she created a detox and rejuvenation programme for herself."
Check out Shazzie & David Wolfe's newest book: Nacked Chocolate: The astonishing truth about the world's greatest food