“I had tried ‘going raw’ every way there was and could never see it through or stick to it. Before the raw food diet came along I was a die-hard Atkins girl; again and again and again. I was the epitome of Yo-Yo dieting, and was battling a binge/purge mentality.
My husband Nick had concerns that everything would be “hanging” after his weight loss. He used to joke about this possible fate whenever the TV displayed some grotesque, flabby creature ready for cosmetic surgery. Skin can take on this hanging appearance after quick weight loss on crash diets because large amounts of supporting lean body mass are sacrificed.
No Flabby Skin
On raw foods your body will not just lose mass, but will gradually change its composition. You won’t need surgical procedures to maintain an attractive appearance. Remember that your skin is not a passive layer of tissue that will remain stretched out like an empty balloon after you lose weight. Rather, it is a living organ, actively adapting to the body’s internal and external environments. Read the rest of this entry »