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  • Karen Knowler is “The Raw Food Coach” and has been dubbed “The world’s premier raw food coach”. A published author, popular speaker, raw food coach, chef and teacher, as well as trainer to the trainers, Karen has inspired millions of people around the world to experience the power of raw and living foods through her web site, books and TV appearances and has trained hundreds of raw food coaches, teachers and professionals worldwide.

    Karen is known for her “easy, simple and fun” approach to both food and business, as much as her deep insight, compassion and wisdom. Karen is former Managing Director of The Fresh Network, the UK's Raw and Living Foods organisation, founder and former editor of Get Fresh! magazine, founder and sole organiser of the Fresh Festival and author of a multitude of life-changing books, eBooks and articles, including “Raw Food Made Simple” and her latest book “Eat Right for Your Personality Type” published by Hay House in March 2012. Karen has been involved in the field of raw food since 1993 and is based in Hertfordshire, England.

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SharmaineS15

From time to time you read a good post; this one is through the roof!

TerrellBar49

One word ' AWESOME

JeanMenend96

Lots of practical facts, I found this to be extraordinary.

Terry

Hi,
I have just been diagnosed with "severe cervical cell abnormalities" and truely believe in the Raw Food answer yet am still want to eat the best foods to address this problem. I just want to know if you or someone has a Raw Diet to specifically help with this diagnsis...
THANK YOU

stacey

This is important news for all cooked, partially cooked/partially raw food eaters. There are other mutagens in cooked food that are equally dangerous, heterocyclic amines in cooked meat for one. Frederic Patenaude makes some good points in regard to this subject in his article "Raw Food and Aging"
http://www.fredericpatenaude.com/blog/?s=acrylamide

Jenny

Hi Karen,

It is defenitely a good article and hopefully many will follow...

A friend of mine showed me some of your e-books and I must say I was really excited to read them. However, some days ago I surfed the net and landed on PurelyRaw. A UK based company. They have put together a dead food list and I have noticed that some of the recipes you make consist of these so called raw but actually dead food ingredients. For example, raw cacao, agave, macadamias, brazilian nuts. The link is www.purelyraw.com Can I have your vision on this?

From Karen: Yes, you can : ) You can get raw versions of all of these but you just need to choose your source carefully! Good ones are www.alissacohen.com and www.rawfood.com. Many people choose to let some of these ingredients not be "perfect" in their diet; I am one of those people. You can also replace cacao with carob and agave with dates.

Almost 80% of Cervical Dysplasia found in 15-35 year olds is from a strain of HPV. It's sexually transmitted and has no symptoms other than causing abnormal cells. Your body can clear the cellular abnormalities just like you can kick the flu if you are healthy. If your body cannot the dysplasia will most likely develops into cancer. A gynecologist can do a test to determine if your cells are positive for an HPV strain (there are hundreds). Your raw food diet would have provided a HUGE boost to your immune system. And would help maintain your cervical health so that abnormal cells might never re-occur.

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