8 Foods You Should Be Eating Raw

Leafy greens: Spinach, kale, and lettuce retain more nutrients when consumed raw.

Bell peppers: Eating them raw preserves their vitamin C content.

Berries: Strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries are packed with antioxidants when eaten raw.

Carrots: Raw carrots contain more beta-carotene, which is good for eye health.

Tomatoes: They're rich in lycopene, a potent antioxidant, when eaten raw.

Nuts and seeds: Raw nuts and seeds retain their healthy fats and enzymes.

Celery: Eating celery raw provides fiber and vitamins without losing nutrients in cooking.

Cucumbers: They're hydrating and packed with vitamins and minerals when consumed raw.