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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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Coronavirus: Fear vs. Facts

People are in a panic mode over the coronavirus! Toilet paper and water is vanishing off the grocery store shelves and hand sanitizer and Lysol is sold out! Face masks are back-ordered so people are buying diapers instead and wrapping them around their faces to keep from getting infected. Movie theaters and schools are closing […]

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Yes, You Can Boost Your Immune System to Help Prevent Coronavirus

One of the biggest myths the medical establishment tries to impose on the wider population is the notion you can’t do anything to boost your immunity against viruses and other diseases. And if they do accept there may be some truth behind this idea, they keep the matter quiet.

When was the last time you discussed […]

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Should You Be Scared of Coronavirus?

The novel coronavirus, called Sars-CoV-2, and the disease it causes, Covid-19, are sweeping the globe.

Since the outbreak began in December 2019, the novel coronavirus has infected more than 90,000 people and claimed the lives of more than 3,000 – sounds terrifying, doesn’t it?

The virus has created an apocalypse-like situation in China, where many cities have […]

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7 Tips for Going Raw

Here are some of my favourite tips to help with your diet and lifestyle, whether you want to eat full raw vegan or mostly raw.

1. Grains are addicting.

Don’t give yourself a hard time if you cannot quit grain in its various forms because in truth, most grains, especially wheat, can be highly addictive.

It’s not uncommon […]

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Do I Really Need A Dehydrator?

Since we don’t cook our food, raw food diets are characterised by the use of dehydrators.

Through dehydration, we add crispy textures, such as veggie chips and seed crackers.

You can also use these machines make your own raw bread, wraps, and other recipes, which resemble a ‘cooked’ texture, such as crunchy kale chips, flax crackers, and […]

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Is Vegan film ‘The Game Changers’ actually a Game Changer?

The Game Changers is a much-hyped documentary about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet for athletes.

It’s the latest of a long list of movies focusing on plant based eating, which include: What The Health, Food, Inc., Forks Over Knives, Vegucated, Food Matters, Supersize Me, Hungry for Change, among others.

The film covers multiple success stories […]

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How to Eat Carbs and Lose Weight

If there’s a trend that drives me mad, it is the obsession of avoiding “carbs.”

When I hear someone saying: “Oh, I don’t do fruit because they’re full of sugar,” I feel sad.

Why… Heavens, why, are we so AFRAID of “carbs?”

When I decided to go on a raw food, plant based diet; I lost 17 kilos […]

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How Important is a Varied Raw Food Diet

Should we eat a wide range of raw foods to ensure that we’re getting the right nutrition?

This question has always puzzled me and I could never find a good answer.

When winter comes along, it’s not unusual for me to eat large quantities of oranges and other citrus. After all, it is the time of year […]

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Can’t Afford To Eat Fully Raw?

I saw this comment posted on social media the other day and thought it was interesting:

“Have you guys notice that Youtubers and bloggers who talk about raw food vegan diets usually live in tropics? Or somewhere damn warm? Where fruit and veg grows all year and all kinds of superfoods are there commonly available for […]

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YouTube’s On Going Vegan Soap Opera – A Waste of Your Time?

Autumn sees yet another YouTube vegan/raw food drama-fest. Even as a newcomer, I can see the absurdity of constantly reacting to each others’ videos.

One of my readers, Jess, sent me an email asking:

“Hi Ariel,

Have you responded to all of the raw vegan YouTube channels that have come forward recently stating that the raw diet ruined […]