Are Raw Foods Good for You? (Video)

By Tim Crowe, Deakin University
June 11, 2014 Updated: June 11, 2014

There are claims that cooking destroys nutrients and enzymes found in food, and that eating raw, uncooked foods must be better for you.

But it’s not that simple and, as Tim Crowe explains, a pure raw-food diet could actually limit your intake of nutrients.

This video is a co-production between SBS World News and The Conversation.

Tim Crowe does not work for, consult to, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has no relevant affiliations.

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This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

*Image of “strawberries and banana dessert” via Shutterstock

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