Excerpt from Spiritual Nutrition by Gabriel Cousens M.D.

The biggest fear generated by pro-meat eaters and new vegetarians is about not getting enough protein. The real problem is just the opposite: we take in too much protein. According to the Max Planck Institute for Nutritional Research in Germany, considered by Paavo Airola to be the most respected and reliable nutritional rese arch organization … Continue reading Excerpt from Spiritual Nutrition by Gabriel Cousens M.D.

Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects

Source: Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Antioxidants are nutrients that counteract the natural deterioration of cells. Raw, organic fruits and vegetables provide a wide array of antioxidants. Antioxidants are also present in herbs like astragalus root and Tibetan Rhodiola. In recent years, antioxidant … Continue reading Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects

Alkaline Diet

The internal environment of our bodies is maintained at a pH of just about 7.0. This means our internal environment is alkaline. Maintenance of this state is a dynamic, not static, process mediated moment to moment by numerous reactions that produce acid products. Our internal chemical equilibrium is primarily controlled by our lungs, kidneys, intestines, and skin. … Continue reading Alkaline Diet

What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop

Source: What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Your poop is an important indicator of how your body is running and your current health status. While using the appearance of your poop to gauge your wellness may seem strange to some, it is a medically … Continue reading What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop

Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Dressing

Quinoa is an alternative grain and an incredibly nutritious food. If you’re looking for a way to add quinoa to your diet, this amazing quinoa salad will leave you asking for more. I found the original recipe on Two Peas & Their Pod and can’t wait to share it with you. Let’s get started. Vegan Quinoa Salad … Continue reading Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Dressing

Vegan Watermelon Salad: The Perfect Recipe for Summer

A warm weather staple in the South, watermelon is synonymous with long summer days spent at the beach. Though it seems like a distinctly American food, the fruit we’re familiar has come a long way over the last 5,000 years. The precursor to the modern watermelon was first cultivated in northeastern Africa and undomesticated varieties … Continue reading Vegan Watermelon Salad: The Perfect Recipe for Summer

Banana Cherry Chocolate Chunk Vegan Ice Cream Recipe

We found this beautiful, blush-hued treat on Simple-Veganista. The combination of cherries, dark chocolate, and whipped bananas is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping calories in check. Unlike conventional ice cream, this vegan ice cream has 60% less fat, no added sugar, and only 4 ingredients. Cherry season only comes around once a year, so … Continue reading Banana Cherry Chocolate Chunk Vegan Ice Cream Recipe

Raw Food World – Special Report!

If you’re a regular reader of this blog or follow my twitter account, you probably know that I’m a big believer of eating healthy and following a raw food diet. On a daily basis, I personally eat as many raw seeds, nuts, fruits and veggies as I can, all uncooked and unprocessed. I eat about 95% raw … Continue reading Raw Food World – Special Report!

Is Vitamin C Really as Effective as Exercise?

Source: Is Vitamin C Really as Effective as Exercise? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  When it comes to encouraging good health, it’s hard to beat exercise. Hundreds of health benefits are associated with physical activity, ranging from weight loss to mood support. Even if you are eating a 100% organic, raw vegan diet, without … Continue reading Is Vitamin C Really as Effective as Exercise?

Sweet and Savory Vegan Buddha Bowl

If you’ve scrolled through your social media in the last year, you’ve probably come across a slew of veggie-filled dishes called “Buddha bowls.” They are usually deep, round bowls filled with healthy cooked and raw vegan ingredients that fill you up and keep you sustained for hours. The easiest way to throw these bowls together is to … Continue reading Sweet and Savory Vegan Buddha Bowl