I feel the need to flirt a little when I start writing about raw food again. Can't help myself.

This is going to be a big raw food nutrition post, hold on to your hats and blenders because this is high raw vegan information!

Get your healthy on! And get ready for lists lists lists. I've researched away and these are the yummy foods to get what your body needs for beauty and radiance. Enjoy!

Fats: coconuts, acai, durian, flax, hemp, olive oil, olives, avocados, nuts, seeds

Protein: seeds, nuts, sprouts, goji berries, quinoa, collards, coconut

Carbohydrates: nut butters, vegetables, fruit, goji berries, noni, coconuts, chia seeds

Vitamin A: carrots, spinach, red peppers, yellow peppers, watercress, tomatoes, green leafy vegetables- like kale, arugula, chards and collards, dried apricot, mango, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, cantaloupe, peaches, zucchini, asparagus, beet greens, winter squash, sprouts

Vitamin B: avocado, mushrooms, bananas, oranges, green leafy vegetables, acai, potatoes, sunflower seeds, artichokes, ginger root, bee pollen, nutritional yeast, spirulina, raspberries, sprouts

Vitamin C: green leafy vegetables, broccoli, parsley, potatoes, peas, oranges, kiwi, mango, guava, papaya, cantaloupe, strawberries, chili peppers. yellow peppers, watermelon, pink grapefruit, blueberries, raspberries, watercress, tomatoes, celery, beet root, cranberries, coconuts, durian, acai, sprouts

Vitamin D: Sunlight on your skin

Vitamin E: olive oil, tomatoes, avocados, apples, carrots, nuts and seeds, peaches, mustard greens, spinach, pumpkin, broccoli, blueberries, acai, sprouts

Folic Acid: asparagus, artichokes, spinach, avocados, papaya, raspberries, watercress, beet root

Vitamin K: green leafy vegetables, kelp, lettuce, broccoli, peas, onion

Minerals:
Calcium: almonds, green leafy vegetables, broccoli, turnip greens, oranges, rhubarb, figs, artichokes, okra, papaya, sesame seeds, honey, spirulina, cacao, chia seeds

Iodine: green leafy vegetables, asparagus, seaweeds

Iron: green leafy vegetables, pumpkin seeds, dried apricots, figs, dates, potato skin, artichokes, spirulina, dried peaches, almonds, peanuts, sunflower seeds, raspberries, coconuts, cacao

Magnesium: green leafies! avocados, bananas, apricots, apples, cashews, almonds, spirulina, quinoa, cacao

Potassium, Phosphates and Selenium: brazil nuts, pumpkin seeds, strawberries, bananas, tomatoes, spirulina, broccoli, collards

Zinc: green leafies! pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, almonds, artichokes, spirulina

Trace elements- Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Flourine, Manganese, Molylodenum: green leafies! almonds, bananas, seaweeds

Fiber: fruits and veggies, nuts and seeds.

Superfoods: cacao, maca, goji berries, spirulina, bee pollen, acai, hemp seeds and more!

Phytonutrients:  yellow and orange fruits and vegetables: carrots, cantaloupe, papaya, pumpkin, squash, sweet potatoes, dried apricots, guava, pink grapefruit, watermelon, tangerines, oranges, peaches, mangoes, nectarines, strawberries and broccoli, nuts, seeds, cucumbers, eggplants, blackberries, green leafies, blueberries…

Sulphur: raspberries, brussel sprouts, cabbage, onions, carrots, parsley, celery, radishes, dandelion, garlic, string beans, sprouts

Sweeteners: stevia, yacon root, dates, honey

Sleepy foods: sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, hazelnuts, peanuts

Supplements: maca, msm, spirulina, and more. One of my favorites is The Ultimate Meal. I blend it with a banana and some chocolate liquid stevia. Bam!

Beautiful Skin foods: figs, burdock root, coconut oil, durian, papaya, msm, argula, aloe vera, cucumber, macadamia nuts, hemp seeds, onion, nettles, olive oil, turmeric, radishes, pumpkin seeds, watercress

There are so much for of course but this is a good start. Leafy greens anyone?

 

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