To hear the raw foodies tell it, you’re missing out on “pure” nutrition by cooking foods. They’ll tell you that raw is the way to go, and of course, like all fads, there’s a small amount of insight or truth in something otherwise false or nonsensical. However, there’s no sense behind “Raw Water”, the latest craze in the United States. As reported in the New York Times, in San Francisco the co-op Rainbow Grocery charges $36.99 for 2.5 gallons of “unfiltered, untreated, un-sterilized spring water.” The founder of “Live Water”, an Oregon company marketing unfiltered spring water in glass bottles,…
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