No. It is not extreme to eat the way most humans ate throughout most of human history, which includes millions of years before we discovered fire. It isn’t until conventional ovens and huge processing plants and traveling food that nearly all of our food ends up cooked in the average diet.
Is it extreme to live with health conditions that making informed food choices would heal? Is it extreme to binge eat because your body is desperately hungry for nutrients it is not being offered in a bioavailable fashion? So you have another donut and that also does not give the nutrients you body wants, you’re still hungry, so you eat another donut, etc. Americans are undernourished and overfed. Yes the donut seeker is hungry yet it is a hunger for the essential bioavailable fats of an ounce of soaked raw walnuts or pumpkin seeds, or for the selenium in a brazil nut or the vitamin A and magnesium and phosphorus in a date, or all the live enzymes that come in raw food…It takes courage to break out of the same food routine and try new foods again and again. There are so many countless fruits and vegetables out there, and ways to prepare them, if you really want raw solutions you have to pick up a raw recipe book that clicks with you and start experimenting. Eating more of the same is going to give you more of the same. It is like if we were raising a child and all you gave the child to mentally digest was math. If you never offer anything else there is going to be a problem there.