| Now the second edition is available: The Live Food Factor: The Comprehensive Guide to the Ultimate Diet for Body, Mind, Spirit & Planet.|
This 660-page book is split into four sections: one is an overview of going raws benefits; two showcases the scientific reasons for going raw; three highlights the raw movements history and its leadership; and four is a complete how-to manual.
The highlight for many will be the summaries of 66 scientific studies which found advantages of consuming raw foods and/or disadvantages of cooked foods. Never has so much science supporting the raw diet been collected in one place before let alone made available in such an easy-to-read book.
The book was awarded "Most Progressive Health Book of the Year" from the 2006 Independent Publisher Book Awards Outstanding Books of the Year.
Susan Schenck is a Licenced Acupuncturist, with a masters in traditional Oriental medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She also has a masters degree in applied linguistics and bachelors in education from Indiana University. Susan has taught all levels of education, from preschool to university.
Her world travels inspired Susan to find the ideal diet that could feed the planet. Having tried dozens of diets of herself, and always in search of peak health, her search was over when she discovered the simple secret of not cooking. Author of The Live Food Factor, Susan currently promotes the raw food diet through lectures, workshops and coaching.