This Awareness indicates the aging process is a process of rusting. It is oxidizing, and entities who can keep enough fresh oxygen in their systems tend to age more slowly, and their bodies tend to decay more slowly, and raw foods are good in helping to bring in more oxygen to the system.
Excessive cook damages the oxygen level in foods, therefore, foods mildly cooked, especially vegetables, and uncooked fruits are good. Many oriental dishes which contain vegetables that have not been overcooked can be quite healthy, if they are not overly sweetened or do not have excessive fats in them. Salads can be of great value and in-between snacks of celery, carrots, or other vegetables can be of great value.