How to Know If You Are Dehydrated
In terms of volume, water is our greatest nutrient need – second only to oxygen. One of the main reasons you get tired is because you may be dehydrated. Dehydration is considered a contributor to more lifestyle diseases than any other single factor, except fat. By being dehydrated, we compromise the body’s effort to rid […]
How Eating Raw Food Will Improve Your Sleeping Habits
Sleep is crucial in achieving optimum health and fitness. But millions of people around the world do not get enough rest due sleep disorders ranging from insomnia to sleep apnea. While some sleep disorders require immediate medical attention, in most cases your health habits, particularly your food choices, can help you to not only fall […]
What Is The Difference Between The Nutrition Raw Approach And the 80/10/10 Diet?
I thought it was important to write an article to let some my readers know my specific views on the raw food diet I promote and what I stand for compared to other diet approaches. The 80/10/10 Diet is a low-fat, raw vegan diet developed by Dr. Douglas Graham, a raw foodist, retired chiropractor, and […]
Can Social Media Help Your Diet?
I’m amazed I felt the need to write an article on this particular subject, but I find the attitude of a lot of people these days quite astonishing when it comes to researching a diet or learning about health related topics on the internet and elsewhere. Let’s say you want to improve your diet, have […]
Becoming Raw: How to Transition to a Raw Vegan Diet
Let’s say you are new to the idea of eating raw foods and you don’t know where to begin. Transition to a raw vegan diet can be easy or difficult, according to the type of knowledge you acquire. The first thing you should do is be clear about what you want. Do you want to […]
Is It Healthy To Follow an Extreme Diet?
This fact of modern life never fails to amuse me: it is totally acceptable and seems perfectly OK to eat a diet of atrocious cheese burgers, French fries, colas, and unnatural ice creams full of artificial ingredients, but it is considered ‘extreme’ to eat a diet of raw organic fruit and vegetables. I hear what you […]
Do You Feel Tired After Eating Fruit? Here’s why
Do you sometimes feel sleepy, drowsy, or tired after eating fruit, especially at breakfast, and you don’t know why? Fruit provides easy to digest simple sugars (glucose and fructose) that create a moderate rise in blood sugar, which is typically considered uplifting, so thinking about it – eating fruit shouldn’t send you to sleep, so why […]
Argentinian President Announces Vegan Mondays
Last week, Argentina’s Casa Rosada (the equivalent of the White House in the United States) announced its promise to serve strictly vegan food on Mondays to its 554 employees – including President Mauricio Macri. It’s believed the measure was taken to send a message to the wider nation and beyond about the health benefits of […]
Study Finds Blood From Vegans Is More Protective Against Cancer
Some of you are already familiar with my story about how I helped my mother overcome cancer through a lifestyle change of mainly eating a mostly raw, and low fat vegan diet, so the news of this study doesn’t come as a total surprise to me, or to many of my colleagues in the natural health […]
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 […]