To each his or her own, I suppose. In the past, I did juice or raw food fasts but it is not a lifestyle I would choose. According to his biographer, Steve Jobs often followed a fruitarian diet. He still wound up getting cancer. Then again, the author of The Crazy Sexy Cancer Diet says that raw foods and juices saved her life.
I also tried food combining but honestly these kinds of programs just don't interest me or work for me.
I have hypoglycmia and so lower carb seems to work better for me. Plus I love cooking and cooked food. As I said, to each his or her own. Good luck with it.