Famous raw foodists have Americans lighting up google and heading for the dehydrator. The popularity of the raw food movement isn't exactly sweeping the nation by storm like Justin Bieber did, but thanks to several famous raw faces, it is definitely stirring up a buzz. With weight loss and enhanced beauty so high on the raw food diet's list of benefits, this culinary minority is turning a lot of well groomed heads in Hollywood and beyond. Gone is the time when wealth and prominence meant indulging in anything and everything you could ever desire. Whether vanity or vitality is the driving force, the green life has chic wrapped around it's pretty little pinky.
Though there are few 100% raw foodists out there, the diet seems to be hydrating many Hollywood dressing rooms at least part of the time. Celebrities Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson frequently grace the raw food scene, endorsing a raw food diet with their famous age-defying bodies alone. Carol Alt is one of the most famous raw foodists, having published her own raw food recipe book. Even Donna Karan graces the runways with her new raw-polished style. Other famous raw food lovers include celebs such as Sting, Alicia Silverstone, Cher and Jason Mraz. Rumored to be keeping up with the raw food Jones's as well are the likes of Susan Sarandon, Edward Norton, Angela Bassett, and even Steve Jobs. Talk about a man who can afford the best in life!
Some of the classiest restaurants are now serving raw food options thanks to famous chefs like Charlie Trotter. Raw food recipes are all over the internet these days and more raw recipe books are being published with every passing season making it easier for those of us without traveling personal chefs. If all these celebrities jumped off a bridge, I wouldn't recommend following them, but since the best interests of your body, mind and planet are at the heart of this particular trend, why not dive in and see for yourself!