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Hey guys! I was just thinking how much I’d like to read David Wolfe’s “Eating for Beauty”, but being a college student and all, can’t afford to buy it any time soon. I was wondering if anybody had the book lying around and didn’t want it anymore. Or any other books on raw food for that matter, of course, I would pay for shipping.

Also, I’ve got some books that I won’t be reading again so if anyone wants them just ask, they include The Raw Food Detox by that Rose lady (forgot her first name) and The Raw Food Revolution (don’t have a dehydrator, most of those recipes require it :( ) I probably have one or two more, but I have to check my inventory first.

If anyone else would like to participate, please do so, remember, throwing books away is a crime! lol


  • Hey Odalys, What a great idea!!!! I would trade you victoria buotenko’s “green for life”, “12 steps to raw foods” or carol alts “eating in the raw” for the raw food detox book if you’d be interested in any of those.

  • “12 Steps to Raw Foods” is a great book. I recommend it.

    This is a great idea… but so far, I want to keep all my raw books.

  • Hey juleskess! I’m glad you like the idea, it just seems like a frugal way to expand our raw knowledge. I also happen to INHALE books, which can become really expensive if I buy every book I read.

    I’m interested in Green for Life, I bought 12 steps for raw foods a few weeks ago actually and it was just amazing. Probably the best raw food book I’ve read so far. It’s funny because I left the book at work so my coworker might consciously think about her health (shes overweight) and now I cant seem to find it! lol, she must’ve taken it home to read.

    My email is diaz.odalys@gmail.com, email me your address and I’ll send you the book by friday :)

  • Hey, this is a great idea!

    I do have Eating for Beauty but I want to keep it. I would be OK with letting you borrow it if you want? Actually, David Wolfe just came out with a new edition of that book so you might want the latest. I don’t know how different it is from the old edition.

    I have a few books I might want to get rid of.I want to read the Anatasia books but I can’t afford to buy for full price right now plus I wanted to see if I like them first. I heard they were good though. I was hoping to get used one for less price or swap.

    If I get time later, I will list some of the books I don’t want and than if anyone is interested I would be willing to swap if you have anything I would be be interested in.

    Another idea too is to sell the books you don’t want on Ebay or half.com. Than use that money to buy the books you want. :) I sold a few raw books that way.

  • I’d also like to remind folks that are looking to a) get rid of some books and b) get some new used books in return, that http://www.paperbackswap.com is GREAT resource.

  • Odalys – It’s in the mail!

  • Hey, thanks julie! I will be sending mine on Friday, as that’s the only time I will be be chained to my work.

    willmize – thanks for the link, I have know about some of these sites, like freecycle, but having a book exchange on GoneRaw makes it MUCH easier to find books on raw don’t you think??

    queenfluff – I wouldn’t mind borrowing the book, trouble is, if its good, it’d be hard giving it up again lol. Did you enjoy the book? I’ve read somewhere he talks about beauty as MORE than just skin deep, which is a big plus.

  • Will I joined PBS & wanted to give you credit for the referral. May I get your info?

  • juleskess – I just wanted to thank you for the nice gesture of wrapping the book and including a card. I was completely blown away… cheered me up :D

    I wish more people would participate, this can really turn into something good!

  • Hi odalys!

    I forget to answer you back about Eating for Beauty! Sorry!

    I would consider the book sort of like a raw foodists “coffee table” book. It has beautiful pictures and the information is good but honestly, you could probably find the info on the net somewhere. Basically, David goes thorough the foods best to eat to stay beautiful and young looking- like what are the most nutrient dense foods for your hair,skin, nails and for weight control.

    For myself, I already knew alot of the info (some was new to me and I have been following it) but that is only because I was into the beauty stuff for most of my life since I have a cosmetology degree and used to be a hair dresser.

    The pictures are very beautiful. There are Kirilan photos that compare raw versions of foods to cooked ones and you can see the difference in the vibrance (the raw food looks alive and the cooked ones look like they are dying).

    I have read most of the book. There are a few meal plans in the back which David recommend to eat to be beautiful. He even recommends a few of what he calls the “better” cooked items. Like he says if you eat bread, make sure it is toasted because it digests easier. He mentions the foods that are un-beautifying (we all know what those are), detoxification, acid/akaline theory and stuff like hot springs and water and yoga etc. So, sort of all encompassing but mostly focusing on raw food and eating.

    Here are the table of contents:

    Introduction Lesson 1: Cosmic Beauty Lesson 2: Beauty Nutrition Lesson 3: The Acid/Alkaline Balance Simplified Lesson 4: The Three Food Classes Lesson 5: Elements of The Beauty Diet Lesson 6: Detoxification & Transformation Lesson 7: Alchemical Beauty Secrets (The Beauty Minerals) Lesson 8: Beautifying Foods Lesson 9: The Beauty Diet Lesson 10: Beauty Recipes Lesson 11: Body Beauty (Skin, Hair, Nails, Teeth, Eyes, Voice) Lesson 12: Yoga & Beauty Sleep Lesson 13: The Psychology of Beauty Consciousness Testimonials What Is Beauty? Appendix A: Hot Springs Appendix B: Non-Beautifying Plant Foods References About Kirlian Photography Index About the Author Beauty Products

    Here are a few of the books I would like to get rid of – if anyone is interested and has anything to swap let me know. If anyone has the Anatasia books, I am definatley interested in those.

    “Our Precious Pets” by Anne Wigmore (raw pet food book)

    “You’re not sick, You’re Thristy” by F. Batmanghelidj, MD (book about body needs for water and how it is related to disease)

    “Your Body’s Many Cries for Water” by same guy as above (another book about a body needs for water and disease)

    “The Living Foods Lifestyle” by Brend Cobb (basic raw and living food info book plus Brenda’s story)

    “Dining in the Raw” by Rita Romano (about 75% of the recipes are raw and the rest are vegan cooked)

    I haven’t throughly read all the books but many of them had stuff in it I already knew when I started reading them which is why they have been just sitting on my bookcase and I would like to swap them.

  • Has anyone read God’s way to ultimate health? I just ordered that book along with 12 steps to raw. I need help transitioning and a good book will help im sure. I have a lot of bad eating habits to break and want to start right away.

  • Ah yes… I recommend “Your Body’s Many Cries for Water”! Great book.

  • This is a great topic Odalys! I wish I had something to exchange but maybe down the line. I just received this in the mail and I’m not affiliated with him but there might be something there someone wants. He seems like a positive person in this area. http://www.fredericpatenaude.com/garagesale.html

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