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  • The 20% That Leads to 80% of the Results

The 20% That Leads to 80% of the Results

In my previous article, I talked about the numerous health practices, which in my opinion don’t matter in the big picture. In some cases, they may even be detrimental.

Too often, we seek short-term or “miraculous” solutions. But it’s the accumulation of regular health practices that matter most.

Here are my top items:

– Eat plant-based! There is […]

  • Getting Healthy Inside a Profoundly Sick Society

Getting Healthy Inside a Profoundly Sick Society

Science is a collective and cumulative process of assessing evidence that leads to increasingly accurate and trustworthy information.

We value science as a society because through the application of scientific knowledge, we help satisfy many basic human needs and improve living standards.

However, when it comes to the science of health, it seems that the only real […]

  • Why is Refined Sugar So Unhealthy

Why is Refined Sugar So Unhealthy?

I received a question on the subject of refined sugars from one of my readers. This is what Joanna had to say:

“Hi Ariel.

Could you help me to better understand the harms of consuming refined sugar?

I appreciate your help on this matter. Thank you very much!”

My answer:

Sugar, or in our case, glucose, is the preferred fuel […]

  • How to Tell If You Have Heart Disease

How to Tell If You Have Heart Disease

The statistics on heart disease are shocking.

According to the CDC:

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States.

One person dies every 36 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease.

About 655,000 Americans die each year from heart disease – that’s 1 […]

  • Can You Be An Unhealthy Vegan

Can You Be An Unhealthy Vegan?

Vegan foods and plant-based diets are all the rage these days. Even eating oil-free WFPB (Whole Food Plant Based) seem to be on the rise, which in itself is a good thing, but people still can face major health challenges, even on low-fat diets.

I received a message from one of my readers. Sue writes:

Hi Ariel

I […]

  • What is the Raw Food Diet

What is the Raw Food Diet?

You don’t have to look hard around social media these days to find comments such as:

“Can’t stick to the raw vegan diet!”

“I love eating hot food. Not sure about only eating raw.”

Every time I see statements like these I feel sad, because I believe that many people are missing out on the opportunity of a […]

  • The Effects of a Raw Vegan Diet on Your Mental Health

The Effects of a Raw Vegan Diet on Your Mental Health

When examining the daily life of a drug addict, it’s safe to say there is a common thread; they are always on the lookout for their next “fix”. Their lives run from stimulation to stimulation, whether through smoking cigarettes, drinking alcohol, or harder drugs.

When studying the behaviour of people eating the standard American Diet, the […]

  • Why-Vegans-Get-Heart-Disease2

Why Vegans Get Heart Disease

A few weeks ago I’ve got a call from a friend that I haven’t spoken to in a while. He said to me, did you hear about Paul?

Paul is a good friend of ours, whom I have known for over 20 years; he has also been a vegan for almost that long.

“Paul is in intensive […]

  • The Story of How I Became a Health Blogger

The Story of How I Became a Health Blogger

Today, I’m sharing a little bit more about my journey into raw food to help YOU can decide whether adopting a raw, plant based diet is right for you.

And in the midst of a global pandemic, it’s never been more urgent to do our best to keep our immunity strong.

At the age of 37, my […]

  • Don’t give yourself a hard time if you can't stay consistent

Don’t give yourself a hard time if you can’t stay “consistent”

How many of us, at some point – and I can certainly speak for myself, have felt bad because we cannot keep up with our diet and the health goals we set for ourselves?

You think you ought to follow a certain diet regime or adhere to the some exercise routine for a while, and you […]