What are eating and what do not eat syromonoedy?
In this article, I want to sort through everything that relates to the diet of syromonoedus, or rather those products that are not eaten by syromonoids.
In general, as a person who has been studying the issues of proper nutrition for several years (and a syromomonoedia for a year), I was sure that such information is publicly available and well known, and therefore is an axiom.
But today’s conversation with a friend trying to switch to raw foods has convinced me otherwise. She asked me questions about Korean salads, about canned peas and corn, about frozen vegetables, fruits and berries, about sea kale …
Yes, it would seem, at first glance, this vegetable food, as we used to think, is useful. But only at first glance.
So, we will consider these and other products that may cause questions to beginner syroedov.
1. Canned fruits and vegetables. I think everything is obvious here: all raw materials are pasteurized at high temperatures (60-70 ° C). And all the enzymes that distinguish live from dead food, as is known, are destroyed under this temperature regime.
2. Korean carrot and other similar salads. I remember once I cooked such carrots myself at home — I brought a mixture of vinegar and vegetable oil to a boil, and then poured it into carrots sliced and sprinkled with spices. And as far as I know, Koreans, in addition to this way of making salads, are also big fans of monosodium glutamate.
3. Frozen fruits, vegetables and berries. In a cheese-eating environment, such products are also considered dead, because freezing is the same heat treatment, only with a minus sign. Although sometimes in raw food recipes I meet frozen ingredients – well, what is the need ?! Perhaps some of the vitamins in this way will be preserved, but this will no longer be the perfectly balanced natural product that it was before freezing. Live imported fruits are better than local frozen ones. This is my personal opinion.
4. Sea kale. I sincerely found this product useful, adored, and very often ate. Just before going to syromonoedenie, I ordered dried kelp at the eco-shop, I had to wait for a while until they brought it, switched to syromono at that time, and even managed to live in such a way for a couple of weeks. I brought cabbage, I soaked it and ate. And the next morning I had a terrible runny nose, dry skin, headache and white furred tongue. To this, any raw foodist will answer you is dead! 🙂 Then I found on the network information that sea cabbage is dried in ovens at a high temperature. Unfortunately, this is not a raw food product. Although, if you get fresh kelp from the bottom of the sea and dry at a temperature not higher than 40 ° C, let me know, I will buy you a dozen or two kilograms!
5. Dairy products. A couple of times I met on the network the reasoning of raw foodists who consume fresh milk and all sorts of products from it. Animal milk is not a specific food for humans, but in the Vedas the benefits of milk and dairy products are praised. Here everything comes down to questions of faith. And in matters of proper use of dairy products. But syromonoyedy are veganism lovers, which means that dairy products are not for them!
6. Honey. Probably the most controversial product in syromonoedkoe environment. Someone eats him with spoons, smears on all available places of his body, and someone considers him animal food, which has nothing to do with a person. In the Vedas, honey is considered a good food. To use it or not is up to you, of course!
7. Dried fruits. Also a very controversial point. All market dried fruits are veganism lovers temperatures, and therefore they have nothing in common with living food (there is a suspicion that the Iranian dates Caspian are the exception – they look like dried and seem to fit in a box right from a palm tree!). Dried fruits from eco-stores inspire no more confidence. There, of course, they will tell you that they are dried exclusively by gentle shading. But excuse me, but where are the guarantees ?! And then, the dry fruit is still inferior to juicy living in all respects, even if this dried “mummy” soak for a while and give it water. Here the choice is yours!
8. Vegetable unrefined cold pressed oils. There may be a compromise option salad dressing during the transition to raw foods. Syromono-eaters believe that they need no oil, especially since this is a very highly concentrated fat, so it should be consumed in strict doses – no more than one tablespoon per day!
9. Salt. There is no talk about salt at all, as it is really harmful, but the sea … I have a dual attitude to salt: on the one hand, she helped me give birth to a healthy child, and, on the other hand, she didn’t required. Moreover, after a certain time on a strict mono-diet, you will feel that cucumbers and tomatoes are actually salted by themselves.
11. Spices. It makes no sense to improve what is ideal – and raw vegetable food. Spices can also be a compromise during the transition to raw foods.