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About Ariel Belloso

Ariel Belloso is an author and writer who transformed his health using the power of raw food. The former DJ and music producer’s life changed in 2001 when his mother was diagnosed with leukaemia. Already a keen student of nutrition, Ariel calculated that eating the correct raw diet could help his mother overcome her cancer. This became his motivation to learn more about natural health and the raw food lifestyle. Following her son's advice, not only did Ariel’s mother beat her cancer, she recently celebrated her 81st birthday! Using the knowledge gained from his years of ongoing study into natural health, Ariel has also managed to overcome some serious issues himself, as well as helping many others to regain their health and improve their quality of life. Ariel has written 4 books on the subject of natural health, nutrition and fitness.
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Should I Avoid All Oils? Even Olive Oil?

This is one of the most common questions I get: why don’t you recommend oil, even olive oil?

I can understand feeling frustration when you try to remove something from your diet, it happened to me too in the past, but we must examine the issue of consuming oils objectively.

To start with, the simple answer: Oil […]

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Smoothies vs Juicing: Which is Better?

Are smoothies always healthier than juices, and if not, in what circumstances should you drink juices versus smoothies?

Let’s answer this tricky question.

Now, smoothies, and especially green smoothies or smoothies with all kinds of powders are all the craze.

Juice extractors are not as popular as they used to be, but still can have their place in […]

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Is A Raw Vegan Diet Sustainable?

They say, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” so I thought I produce a collage of images, showing my transformation; before going into a raw food diet (age 39), a year later (age 40), and ten years later subsequently (age 50).

I believe it will only take a short few months for most people to […]

  • Top MISTAKE Raw Food Newbies Make and What to Do Instead

Top MISTAKE Raw Food Newbies Make and What to Do Instead

When you’re starting a raw food diet, you need to be sure you have learned enough about nutrition, and more specifically, about raw foods, that you can achieve sustainable success.

Having thrived on a raw food plan for over 10 years, I am excited to share the ins and outs about eating this way and which […]

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Know What to Eat (in 5 Easy Steps)

I have a friend in London who, every time he invited me to his house, used to say: you can eat this chocolate because it’s organic.

And no matter how often I subtly remind him: “because something is organic, it doesn’t mean is good for you.”

It’s a bit like injecting organic heroin or smoking organic cocaine, […]

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Easy Tip to Help Manage Food Combining!

Do you ever feel bloated like a hot air balloon after eating? Or sluggish and heavy?

Many of us do – and even though it’s common, feeling digestive discomfort or fatigue after eating isn’t normal.

In fact, after you eat, you should feel energized, refreshed, and ready to take on the world.

So, if you suffer from annoying […]

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How to Kill Your Food Cravings

One minute, you’re innocently going about your day – the next, you’re in the clutches of desire.

Your object of lust: a chocolate cupcake or a piece of pizza. Next thing you know, you’re licking frosting off your fingers guiltily.

What just happened? You were clobbered by a food craving.

We have all been there.

Many years ago, I […]

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How a Raw Vegan Diet Helped My Mother Beat Leukaemia and Stay Cancer Free For 16 Years

I’ll never forget the day my brother told me my mother had only 2 years to live.

The year was 2002, and my mother had just been diagnosed with Leukaemia after gone through a bone marrow biopsy.

This news came only months after my father passed away; in fact, we believe it was this event that precipitated […]

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Eating Raw While Travelling (Favourite Recipe)

I took a holiday break recently and went to Pinamar.

Pinamar is a beautiful seaside town located on Argentina’s Atlantic coast in the province of Buenos Aires. Its known for its distinctive architecture, with houses set in open gardens, and surrounding pine forests. Beaches run the length of the waterfront.

I had a tranquil time and enjoyed […]

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Is Your High-Fat Diet Killing You?

When I started my journey into raw foods, I noticed something extraordinary.

Many of my colleagues and teachers, who have been doing my job a lot longer than me, used to rave about the importance of eating a “low fat” diet as opposed to high fat; and I used to think to myself: why do they […]