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  • 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 […]

  • How to Deal With Social Pressure on a Raw Vegan Diet

How to Deal With Social Pressure on a Raw Vegan Diet

I received a message from one of my readers, Shalz, this morning.

“Hi Ariel

How are you dealing with practical pressure after started eating 100% raw food? As I finally made my mind to eat 100% raw the only barrier for me is from friends and families…how to deal with it?”

My answer:

You see… Part of the problem […]

  • 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 […]

  • How to Eat 100% Raw While Travelling (It’s Actually Easier tha

How to Eat 100% Raw While Travelling (It’s Actually Easier than You Think)

I am often asked “how do you maintain a raw vegan diet while travelling?”

Since I started my raw food diet in 2008, I have travelled all over the world, so I thought I’d share with you some of my experiences on these trips and other things I learned along the way.

For this article, we are […]

  • 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 Effect of the Raw Food Diet on Your Face

The Effect of the Raw Food Diet on Your Face

Today, I want to tell you a little story that filled me with curiosity for a long time.

Like most people, I had to deal with weight fluctuations throughout my life, which in most cases meant I had to lose extra fat.

Every time this would happen, I’d try various methods to try to lose weight; including […]

  • My Secret Tip to Tell If an Avocado Is Bad or Overripe

My Secret Tip to Tell If an Avocado Is Bad or Overripe

There is nothing more frustrating than slicing into an avocado you just bought, only to find it’s rotten inside.

Damn it! It happened to me all too often in the past, and I am sure it does to many others too.

That is, until I learned a little trick that solved this issue.

How to tell when avocado […]

  • How to Easily Calculate Your Fat Intake on a Plant Based Diet

How to Track Fat in Your Diet

In the age of industrialized foods and widespread diseases caused by poor nutrition, paying attention to your fat intake is of great importance; LIFE SAVING in many cases, I’d say.

A common trap for people eating a raw food diet is in not understanding the quantities of fruits and vegetables one needs to consume in order […]

  • 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 Vegan Diet is a Double-Edged Sword5

The Vegan Diet is a Double-Edged Sword

You hear a lot about vegan and plant based diets these days.

Hollywood celebrities often actively sell vegan products or promote them to huge crowds. But, vegan diets have been around for a long time.

Although the term ‘Veganism’ was coined in 1944, the concept of flesh-avoidance can be traced back to ancient Indian and eastern Mediterranean […]