Raw, adjective: 1. uncooked, as articles of food: a raw carrot.
Once again YJ has pulled through with another perfectly appropriate little reminder before tomorrow's gorging hits. Take a few minutes to read this article before you sit down to the dinner table; it draws some smart parallels between eating and yoga that I really, really dig.
The holidays are understandably maybe not the best time to make big changes to your diet, but there are a few bits of smart advice here that might make the difference between you feeling ready for a turkey trot after dinner or passing out on the sofa to the drone of college football. Hale Sofia Schatz hits on some of the biggies for a more content bod: eat fruits alone, lay off on the heavy proteins, avoid the refined shit, and don't mix grains with fruits, especially.
It sounds like a pain in the ass, yeah, but there's some ancient wisdom here in terms of the general systemic health (and happiness) of the body as related to its core, the digestive system. Seriously. Your mental and emotional and spiritual states are so related to what you put in your body. Enjoy tomorrow, eat a lot of delicious shit, but keep in mind that you might feel a lot better Friday morning if you follow a few of these basic guidelines in keeping your digestive fires burning.