Supposedly there are many different reasons that Rawfoodists give for following a rawfood diet. While I think many just look to be skinny I think even further down at the core of Rawfood philosophy there lies an appeal to nature. When Rawfoodists say “No other animal cooks their food!” I respond: “Exactly”. It could very well be that cooking our food gave us the advantage to evolve into such fancy monkeys. That’s the argument primatologist Richard Wrangham makes in his book Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human.