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What I’ve Learned After 10 Years on a Raw Vegan Diet (Part 1)

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been already 10 years since I started on the natural health/raw food path!

In all honesty, I was not thinking about me or my health when I decided to go in this direction.

It was never my goal to try to live forever.

By the time I was 37 years of age, […]

  • The Wrong Approach of Following “Nutrition Facts” Diets

The Wrong Approach of Following “Nutrition Facts” Diets

Since becoming immersed in the world of health and nutrition, the issue of nutrition ‘facts’ and so called ‘evidence based’ diets has puzzled me.

These days, too many people swear by whatever nutritional data they find and they feel totally obsessed by those details.

From the supposed healing power of “super foods” to apple vinegar “secrets”, health […]

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Can vegan diet cure allergies?

Have you experienced an allergic reaction while on a vegan diet? How did it compared to not eating vegan? Have you noticed any difference? My experience has been very positive.

Allergies have been increasing in prevalence in the general population over the past 20 years, the cause of which has been a subject of great debate. […]

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A Broken Society (My Thoughts on the COVID-19 Outbreak)

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world has begun changing rapidly— economically, ecologically, technologically, and socially.

I have never seen so many scared people before; I am sure I am not the only one to notice this. The sense of fear and panic in people’s faces puts me off from going out to shop […]

  • How to Boost Your Immune System during the Coronavirus Lockdown

How to Boost Your Immune System during the Coronavirus Lockdown

Our immune system’s vital role is to defend our bodies against disease by fighting infections, such as coronavirus and others; hence it is vitally crucial we should take great care of it, especially right now.

Did you know that roughly 75% of your immune tissue is located in your digestive system? Amazing, right?

To stay healthy and […]

  • 8 Raw Food Tips for Eating Healthier During the Coronavirus Lockdown

8 Raw Food Tips for Eating Healthier During the Coronavirus Lockdown

Despite being confined indoors during the coronavirus outbreak, there are still lots of things you can do to protect your health and wellbeing.

An important measure you should adopt when battling COVID-19 is keeping your immune system strong. And almost nothing is better at achieving this than eating plenty of raw foods.

The general advice is to […]

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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 […]