One of the most confusing things for raw food beginners is when they hear that raw nuts should be soaked before eaten. The nuts are already raw so why would you need to soak the nuts – aren't the nuts already in a raw state and therefore “legal” to eat on a raw food diet?
First, raw nuts can be eaten without soaking; however it is not advised for the most optimum nutrition and digestion. Let me explain. (more…)