Cooked are raw to measure you veggies?

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Cooked are raw to measure you veggies?

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Hi Im new ti this group. I’m trying to figure out how we measure or veggies to equal 9 cups a day. Are they measured raw or cooked? Thank you,
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Dawnestevez wrote: Mon May 02, 2022 9:51 pm Hi Im new ti this group. I’m trying to figure out how we measure or veggies to equal 9 cups a day. Are they measured raw or cooked? Thank you,
You obviously read that from the Wahl's Protocol (or heard it in our podcast with Dr Wahls Terry Wahls, MD: Heal Neurodegeneration w/ Paleo Principles)

I took a quick look at Dr Wahls book, "The Wahls Protocol" to see if she specified, she said,
Nine Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Every Day, Broken Down as Follows:
*Three cups tightly packed raw or cooked leafy greens, like kale, collards, chard, Asian greens, and lettuces (the darker, the better)
*Three cups deeply colored vegetables and fruits, such as berries, tomatoes, beets, carrots, and winter squash
*Three cups sulfur-rich vegetables, including broccoli, cabbage, asparagus, Brussels sprouts, turnips, radishes, onions, and garlic.
Wahls M.D., Terry; Eve Adamson. The Wahls Protocol (pp. 111-113). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

I've always assumed raw, since most of my consumption is in a large salad at dinner drizzled with high polyphenol extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

She does specify later in the book that with respect to the leafy greens, 2 cups raw equals 1 cup cooked.
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Dawnestevez wrote: Mon May 02, 2022 9:51 pm Hi Im new ti this group. I’m trying to figure out how we measure or veggies to equal 9 cups a day. Are they measured raw or cooked? Thank you,
Hi Dawnestevez,

I'm so glad you found our forum and I appreciate you reaching out with a great question as I have wondered that myself. Thanks to Theresa for clearing that up for us and providing the info.

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Thank you Beth this sounds wonderful. I need help navigating. I’m a apoe 4/4. It’s greatly appreciated.
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Thank you Theresa this helps me so much. Getting used to eating 9 cups and day is getting a little easier.
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