At Phuket Cleanse, we define “raw food” as: organic, fresh, unprocessed, and uncooked.
Raw foods include: raw vegetables, raw fruit, raw nuts and seeds, sprouts, roots, root vegetables and squashes, fresh herbs, spices, and seaweeds.
Raw foods are synonymous with living foods, as both the water and the enzymes remain intact, whereas the cooking and refining process of many of today’s foods destroy the natural enzymes. Enzymes assist in the digestion of foods and are in essence the “energy” or “life force” of foods.
Retaining the enzymes means that food is more easily digested and nutrients are optimally and easily assimilated into the body. Enzymes in food however are sometimes dormant, particularly in nuts and seeds. The simple act of soaking them or one step further – sprouting them – activates the dormant enzymes.
Humans evolved foraging in the lush, green environment. If you go back to our early days of our Homo Sapiens species,
we were eating mostly foraged greens … as green leaves are more abundant than any other food source.
Just look around in nature — it is mostly green. Even a carrot, a mango, a tomato were just dots of color here and there in the original diet. Just imagine if you were to eat as close as possible to this early human.
Your digestion would be working much better and your system would be alkaline and the intestinal villi would not be covered with mucus (bi-product of eating an acidic diet). You would have all the digestive enzymes intact from the plants, plus the natural probiotics that grow on plants would not have been cooked off. Cooking destroys these enzymes, leaving your body’s limited reserves of enzymes to do the digestion.
If you were to eat closer to our original diet, you would be eating mostly wild-crafted greens that oxygenate the body and you would have the benefits of the life force and electricity of the plants. It is hard for modern man to know how good it must have felt to eat like this. At Phuket Cleanse, you get a taste of this. You will be taking in these concentrated greens that our ancestors took in as a primary dietary source.
Nutritional Options at Phuket Cleanse
You will find a great abundance of energy and a tremendous sense of well-being while here at Phuket Cleanse.
If you combine this way of eating with physical exercise and recovery protocols, you will see how much more energy you have to bring to your workouts. It feels so good. Come and join us!
The Raw Foods Feast
The Raw Foods Feast is the most popular in Phuket Cleanse. And you will see why when you experience the flavors and the presentation of our raw food creations. Like all of our customers, you will achieve results beyond your wildest dreams while feeling like you are on a culinary adventure.
Take a look at this fantastic documentary “Raw for 30 Days
Chefs of Raw Food Laboratory
Your chefs in the Phuket Cleanse will create for you mind blowing dishes that will stimulate your every taste bud. What’s more exciting is they will teach you how to do the same in your raw food cooking classes. You will indulge in a menu that will get your body into peak operating condition.
At Phuket Cleanse, our raw food chefs follow some rules:
Be outrageously creative
Use organic and homegrown sprouts.
Little to no sugar
No chemicals or MSG
Only purest sea salts
The Choice is Yours
When you arrive for your stay with us here at Phuket Cleanse, you will have a private induction during which we will fine tune your program. Ultimately the choice is yours, and we will be there to guide and advise you at every step of your journey. Take a look at our to Raw Recipes Food Blog to see the delicious, healthy food. You will get a sense of how we prepare some of our foods and will be able to experiment yourself.
Also, take a look at our TripAdvisor page to see what our guests are saying about the food and every other part of our cleanse.
The Raw Foods Cleanse
During The Raw Foods Cleanse, you will juice feast each morning. After a full morning of fun and fitness, you will have a raw lunch, which you will be preparing some of the time in the raw cooking classes.
You can ramp up this program by choosing a “low sugar” version of the raw foods detox. This means little to no fruit or natural sweeteners. This effectively starves out unfriendly bacteria such as candida, yeast, and fungus.
Nutritional Program at Phuket Cleanse
The nutritional aspect of our program at Phuket Cleanse is a key component – we want to help you explore the relationship you have with food and expand your horizon by teaching you about organic, plant-based foods, juicing, and how you can incorporate this new knowledge into your daily lives when you get back home.
Beautiful Raw Food Cuisine
Each day our kitchen creates the most beautiful raw food cuisine – unique masterpieces some say. We rarely make the same thing twice unless it is a guest favorite. Our kitchen is full of great chefs who are given one instruction each day: Play! The result is our chefs get better and better and keep you wanting more!
Our raw food menu is second to none. It is comprised of fresh organic vegetable and fruit juices along with raw foods that naturally detoxify and assist in restoring the optimal function of the digestive system. We will work with you to tailor your nutritional program to fit your goals.