Raw Jūce to Open in Boca Raton: It's a Raw Food Revolution
Raw foodism is the new way to eat. From vegetarians to vegans to now this -- eating only raw, uncooked foods, just the way nature intended.
Raw Jūce Raw Jūce will open in Boca Raton in September.
Is it really better than heated, pasteurized, and processed? Just ask Boca Raton resident Barry Rabkin, one of the founders -- and also the source of inspiration -- for Raw Jūce, a new juice and smoothie bar set to open next month.
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For most, a raw food diet relies only on uncooked, unprocessed, and often organic foods, including a selection of raw fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and sprouted vegetables or whole grains. Although there are numerous variations of this diet, one fact remains: You can't heat food above 115 degrees Fahrenheit, which makes it one of the hardest diets to follow. The best way to incorporate it all: juicing.
And in case you've been in a junk-food-fortified stupor, the Raw Jūce mission is to educate you on the benefits of juicing and make it easy to adopt a healthier lifestyle with fresh-pressed, convenient bottled juices. Made daily, each one of Raw Jūce's signature cold-pressed juices will be prepared using juicers that maximize nutritional density and ensure maximum vitamin and mineral yield. How? By cold-pressing fruits and vegetables, a method that delivers long-lasting bioavailability -- and the best possible flavor.
Rabkin told Clean Plate Charlie he first learned about juicing the hard way: while fighting a battle against thyroid cancer -- one that he believes he has won thanks to a diet of cold-pressed juices and raw foods. Rabkin wanted to share what he learned about the benefits of a raw food diet with others. Alongside partners Steve Shaffer and fellow Boca Raton resident Jeff Levine -- also president and CEO of Florida-based Salad Creations -- he is sharing this life-changing experience with the world starting with the company's first location in Boca's Glades Plaza.