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October 20, 2011
  A local affairPDF files may take a moment to load

After my foray into the world of raw I was looking forward to eating hot foods again. I was excited to jump into the local food scene in Calgary after seeing the focus raw foodists take on fresh and healthy foods. My conversation about the raw food diet with Light Cellar employee Denis Manzer had me considering the importance of local food over organics. The local scene in Calgary is underrated. When I thought of lush farmers' market cities places like Vancouver came to mind, though Calgary does offer an abundance of local produce.

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October 13, 2011
  Give it to me rawPDF files may take a moment to load

When we use 'diet' colloquially, it carries negative connotations, yet the root of the word refers to the kind of food habitually eaten. It can be argued that our obsessive "thin culture" that fuels individuals to go on fad-diets and drinking lukewarm salt water with cayenne pepper, has led to the tainting of the word 'diet.' The counterculture to this thin obsession is a world of Epic Meal Time rip-offs and bacon explosions. Even though a margin of hilarity comes with this backlash movement, it raises major health concerns.

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