How I Overcame Sever Ulcerative Colitis by Eating a Raw Vegan Diet
My journey into the health education field began in 1975, when at age 17 my robust health began to gradually decline. A heavy eater of meat and junk food, my physical and mental energies deteriorated over a period of six months, then I experienced incessant diarrhea. After a few weeks of medical treatment, I showed […]
This Is Why You Love Fat
As you may know, I recommend a low-fat diet, which flies in the face of current diet fads and trends that tout the benefits of ‘good fats’. Yet, I have never found anything more powerful for health as a raw, high carb, low-fat, plant-based diet. In fact, there’s not a single scientific study showing that […]
What I’ve Learned After 10 Years on a Raw Vegan Diet
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]