Foreword by Pr Thieu Nghiem
Preface by Prof. Maurice Cloarec
Preface by Prof. Abrams
Introduction by Brice Lalonde
Definition of Dietary Environmentalism
Definition of a truly natural lifestyle
Definition of raw food nutrition
Introduction: Change Your Diet!
FIRST PART: WHY TO CHANGE YOUR FOOD
Modern food is artificial, adulterated, polluted, and unsuitable - The different food processing methods - Cooking denatures food - Vitamins are essential for life - Various systems of natural nutrition throughout the world and history - A return to natural laws of nutrition - Research on Palaeolithic nutrition - Prehistoric man's life and health - The diet of primates in the wild - The amazing health of the Eskimos - The benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids in raw fish - Three hundred nutritionists gathered for a congress in Stockholm - Raw foodism and vegetarianism - The outstanding experiments of Doctor Pottenger - An outstanding ecological source of protein: insects - Why raw foods are better than processed foods: the man-ape theory.
SECOND PART: A BETTER LIFE THROUGH BETTER FOOD
The environmental benefits of a raw diet - Considerable time saving - Real liberty for women: no more cooking! - A diet that respects individual freedom - A heavenly spread - Greater eating pleasure - Slimming with a raw diet - Beauty through raw foods - Sports and raw nutrition - Eating better and cheaper: a source of savings for the family budget, Social Security, health insurance companies and businesses.
THIRD PART: STAIRWAY TO A BETTER HEALTH: RAW FOODS
Raw foods can prevent illness - A better diet: what results can one expect? - Digestive disorders and dietary environmentalism - Raw foods lower your stress - Nutrition and heart disease - Less cholesterol with raw foods: an easy challenge - Cancer and raw foodism - Infectious diseases and raw foodism - A diet that weakens humanity - Rheumatism and raw foodism - Allergies and raw foodism - Inflammation, inflammatory pain and raw foodism - Serious illnesses and raw foodism - Precautions for the therapeutic application of raw food therapy.
FOURTH PART: HOW TO PRACTISE A RAW DIET IN THE MODERN WORLD
The two stages of a better diet - The different ways of practising dietary environmentalism - Low temperature cooking - The selective exclusion of certain particularly harmful foodstuffs - One week's natural raw food cure per season - A three weeks' natural raw food cure per year - The weekly raw day - The two-speed daily meal - The fruit breakfast - Occasional diets - Raw food diets - Vegetarianism - Monomeals - Food combination rules - The fruit diet - Veganism - Instinctive nutrition - The primitive or Palaeolithic diet - Summer: a privileged time to start a raw diet - The importance of a wide choice of foods - The marvels of nature: an infinity of delicious flavors - List of fruit and sugar-rich foods (Category A) - List of vegetables (Category B) - List of protein and lipid-rich foods (Category C) - Is the calcium in dairy foods indispensable? - Calcium content of various foods in decreasing order - What are the calcium sources in the framework of a natural diet without dairy foods? - Report by Dr. Christian Pauthe, general practitioner at the Faculty of Medicine at Montpellier, specialized in hygiene, sports medicine, and preventive medicine - Report on the inadaptation to milk products by Dr. Nicolas Le Berre - Meal times adapted to each specific case - The breakfast myth - Two approaches to breakfast - How much raw foods should one eat? - Mealtimes - Balancing nutritional needs: the difference between dietetic balance and nutritional balance - Mathematical verification of the ideal nutritional balance - Breakfast - An apple a day keeps the doctor away - Lunch - Examples of midday meals on this model - Supper, the evening meal - Examples of evening meals - The Tahitian tradition of eating raw-fish - The only indispensable drink: water - Is it natural to drink from a glass? - Eating by instinct gives more eating pleasure - Is an instinctive nutritional balance still possible? - Food combination rules - Food quality is paramount - The preservation of raw foods - Germinated seeds: a natural food rich in vitamins - Tips for sprouting seeds at home - How to dry meat and fish in the open air like the Eskimos - How to eat better at the restaurant and at business lunches - How to eat better when traveling - How to eat raw foods at a cocktail party - A raw diet for beautiful children - Nutrition for pregnant women - A raw diet to rejuvenate senior citizens - Precautions to take for a safe and healthy raw diet - The body's disintoxication reactions - How long does it take to completely disintoxicate the body? - Interpreting the body's reactions - Occasional fasting: a natural health cure - Seven recommendations of the AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.
POSTSCRIPTS BY SCIENTISTS
CONCLUSION: REDISCOVER THE POWER OF NATURE
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