04 Apr '11, 3pm

Book review: 'Crazy Sexy Diet'

Book review: 'Crazy Sexy Diet'

That said, “Crazy Sexy Diet” also contains recommendations that many medical professionals have quibbles with — and the superiority of an all-vegan diet is just the beginning. The diet portion of “Crazy Sexy Diet” recommends an alkaline — versus acidic — diet, which in more plain terms boils down to eating at least 60 percent raw, with a huge chunk of that raw diet coming from raw greens. The book also recommends an astounding number of supplements — though the FDA has not backed the multitude of vague wellness claims made about many of these. Many doctors would question whether the body really needs so many greens; many more have argued that the body doesn’t require fasting or detoxing, yet the “Crazy Sexy Diet” recommends an occasional liquid cleanse. The book also recommends colonics — another medically controversial practice — and even suggests shooting wheatgrass juic...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/blogs/book-review-...

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