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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 […]

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What 10 Years on a Raw Vegan Diet Has Taught Me

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, […]

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How I Beat Drug Addiction by Eating a Simple, Raw Diet

Did you know you could get rid of powerful additions simply by changing your diet to raw foods and learning some basic psychology?

In this short article, I’ll cover some of main topics of this new approach in the hope I can illuminate others to make the right change.

Let me start by saying that I hate […]

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How Do I Get My Digestive System Back On Track?

One of the best ways to improve your digestion and your overall health whether you eat raw or vegan is to follow some very simple food combining rules.

Most folks who follow a raw food diet or health-conscious diet have heard something about food combining, or consciously combining (or not combining!) certain foods in order to […]

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How to Gain Weight on a Raw Vegan Diet

It’s not uncommon for me to hear from people who have lost weight on a raw food diet and beg for help to put back on a few pounds.

Jan writes:

“Hey Ariel,

I would like to work with someone who has experience helping someone gain weight. Is there someone you could recommend, or is there a […]

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I Won’t Trade Pizza and Booze to Live an Extra 10 Years…

“I Won’t Trade Pizza and Booze to Live an Extra 10 Years…” Have you seen these sorts of headlines before?

I was watching an interview with comedian Ricky Gervais the other day when he repeated it.

Another of my favourite comedians, Bill Maher, is also known for giving similar statements slagging off healthy eating practices.

You may be […]

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Why I Eat 100% Raw. Should You Eat 100% Raw?

In part 1 of this article, I went into detail about how to quit eating the wrong foods in order to increase the quantity of healthy raw food you consume – and how to do it correctly.

Recently, I’ve noticed something extraordinary: a lot of people seem to be obsessed by the idea of eating 100% […]

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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 […]

  • 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 […]