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Can vegan diet cure allergies?

Have you experienced an allergic reaction while on a vegan diet? How did it compared to not eating vegan? Have you noticed any difference? My experience has been very positive.

Allergies have been increasing in prevalence in the general population over the past 20 years, the cause of which has been a subject of great debate. […]

  • 8 Raw Food Tips for Eating Healthier During the Coronavirus Lockdown

8 Raw Food Tips for Eating Healthier During the Coronavirus Lockdown

Despite being confined indoors during the coronavirus outbreak, there are still lots of things you can do to protect your health and wellbeing.

An important measure you should adopt when battling COVID-19 is keeping your immune system strong. And almost nothing is better at achieving this than eating plenty of raw foods.

The general advice is to […]

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7 Tips for Going Raw

Here are some of my favourite tips to help with your diet and lifestyle, whether you want to eat full raw vegan or mostly raw.

1. Grains are addicting.

Don’t give yourself a hard time if you cannot quit grain in its various forms because in truth, most grains, especially wheat, can be highly addictive.

It’s not uncommon […]

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Is Vegan film ‘The Game Changers’ actually a Game Changer?

The Game Changers is a much-hyped documentary about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet for athletes.

It’s the latest of a long list of movies focusing on plant based eating, which include: What The Health, Food, Inc., Forks Over Knives, Vegucated, Food Matters, Supersize Me, Hungry for Change, among others.

The film covers multiple success stories […]

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How to Eat Carbs and Lose Weight

If there’s a trend that drives me mad, it is the obsession of avoiding “carbs.”

When I hear someone saying: “Oh, I don’t do fruit because they’re full of sugar,” I feel sad.

Why… Heavens, why, are we so AFRAID of “carbs?”

When I decided to go on a raw food, plant based diet; I lost 17 kilos […]

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How Important is a Varied Raw Food Diet

Should we eat a wide range of raw foods to ensure that we’re getting the right nutrition?

This question has always puzzled me and I could never find a good answer.

When winter comes along, it’s not unusual for me to eat large quantities of oranges and other citrus. After all, it is the time of year […]

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Can’t Afford To Eat Fully Raw?

I saw this comment posted on social media the other day and thought it was interesting:

“Have you guys notice that Youtubers and bloggers who talk about raw food vegan diets usually live in tropics? Or somewhere damn warm? Where fruit and veg grows all year and all kinds of superfoods are there commonly available for […]

  • YouTube’s On Going Vegan Soap Opera

YouTube’s On Going Vegan Soap Opera – A Waste of Your Time?

Autumn sees yet another YouTube vegan/raw food drama-fest. Even as a newcomer, I can see the absurdity of constantly reacting to each others’ videos.

One of my readers, Jess, sent me an email asking:

“Hi Ariel,

Have you responded to all of the raw vegan YouTube channels that have come forward recently stating that the raw diet ruined […]

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Suffering From Inflammation?

Chronic inflammation is a long-term, low-grade condition that persists in your cells and tissues, and plays a key role in many health problems.

In fact, inflammation is involved in 8 of the 10 leading causes of death in the United States—heart disease, cancer, chronic lower-respiratory diseases, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, pneumonia/influenza, and kidney disease, among other […]

  • What Causes Cancer

What Causes Cancer?

One of the most important lessons I’ve acquired over the many years of studying Natural Hygiene has to do with the cause of cancer.

Once I knew how cancer originates and what can I do to prevent it (or heal it – in the case of helping others), I became less fearful of the disease.

In the […]