David Wolfe’s Sunfood Success System has been the bible for raw food lovers since its first publication. Being an intense and dedicated raw food advocate, he worked on the original book and brought out a completely revised edition of the original.
This hard-cover edition is almost completely rewritten and contains exhaustive information accompanied by stunning Kirlain photos. The final word is that if you want to follow the raw food diet to healthy life, then, this is the most comprehensive book you will ever find.
The book explains Wolfe’s central principle – that cooked foods are essentially dead foods. To develop good health and great vitality, people must eat ‘live foods’ as these contain more enzymes, nutrients and energy. This helps recharge, energize and rejuvenate us.
The author has tried to accommodate the needs of different people. Followers can choose to be 80%, 90% or 100% raw food followers. The author has shown how to balance different foods to achieve the objective through an innovative Sunfood Diet Triangle. In this way, the author allows followers to choose the path they desire. There is a lot of useful information on fasting, mineralization and detoxification.
The author seems to understand that adapting to and maintaining a raw food diet is somewhat difficult. To make it easy and fun, he has offered delicious recipes and daily menu plans. In this way, the success technology for the diet is bundled into the book.
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The book is intense and is a long read at 600+ pages. However, much if it is inspiring because Wolfe has included powerful quotes and real life incidents. The prose is clear and captivating and the book is replete with powerful poetry. High quality pictures too have been added to the collection, making the book ‘un-put-downable’!
If you are a devotee of raw and organic foods, this book could probably be the best in this category. The author understands that this lifestyle is not for all. That is why he explains early on that psychological, social and emotional reasons play a vital role in the decision to be vegan. So, a vegan diet is not for all. But for those who have made the decision, Wolfe makes it easy to follow such a diet. He has even compiled a list of raw food restaurants and retreats for healing.
The author’s dedication to his cause permeates the book and readers cannot help but be carried away by the energy and emotion in the book.
- Introduces and explains a healthy lifestyle
- Advocates low fat, naturally available raw foods
- Contains lots of delicious recipes
- Contains the author’s personal diet
- Speaks of the psychological aspect of excellence
- Pays attention to important exercises
- Severely restrictive for those who like non vegetarian food
- Requires time and effort
- May lead to protein deficiency. It should be noted that there are plenty of vegan sources of protein. You just need to eat a good quantity of them.
There are many who say that raw foods are the best foods for the body. Through such a diet, followers can experience natural weight loss as processed, calorie laden foods are left out. But a raw food diet is not everyone’s cup of tea.
For many, even an 80% raw food diet is impossible. Therefore, the program is hard on those who are not used to this lifestyle. But it cannot be denied that the book contains exhaustive information, meal plans and tips for raw food enthusiasts. So, if you like munching on fresh plants and fruits, you’ve got to own a copy. In either case, this is not a book that you can read half-heartedly!