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The Myth of the Mediterranean Diet

The Myth of the Mediterranean Diet

If there is one diet myth I am beyond tired of hearing about, it’s the so-called health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. It might sound a bit outrageous at first, but please hear me out on this. I don’t think that the Mediterranean diet is particularly healthy. It is a little healthier than many other […]

7 Years to Becoming a Nutrition Pro

7 Years to Becoming a Nutrition Pro

I often hear people saying: “Yes, I was vegan for a month, and it didn’t work.” Or, “Oh, yes, I was vegan for a while.” And you know what my response to those people is? WHY SHOULD WE GIVE A DAMN? It’s the same as someone saying, “I wore Prada shoes yesterday.” SO WHAT? To […]

Is It Possible To Get Too Much Nutrition?

There is a big misconception in the world of nutrition: that more is better. Are you getting enough protein? Worrying about deficiencies? It seems like we all want to eat more and more of things, when in reality, that is not how it works. “More” simply does NOT equate with “better” in the realm of […]

How To Get Back On Track When You’ve Fallen Off the Wagon

Whenever a discipline is concerned, everybody falls off the wagon once in a while. With a diet and exercise program, I know it can go downhill pretty fast, once you get into a bad pattern. I believe that the Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the situation for many people. Here are some of my tips to […]

5 Steps to a Natural Diet

In my article today I go back to basics. I’ll give you specific, concrete action steps you can take right now to transition to a healthy, hopefully raw or mostly raw diet. Even if you’re a seasoned raw-foodist, I’m sure you will find some key insights in this article that will help you refine your […]

What Is The Natural Human Diet?

Humans are simply a higher form of intelligent creature populating the Earth. Whether you believe in evolution or accept the creation theory, it is quite clear that human life did not begin with eating highly processed, packaged foods. The invention of the term “balanced diet” is something that humans created in order to market foods. […]

Why I Don’t Colon Cleanse or Eat Exclusively Organic

It’s not unusual for me to receive questions like: Do you recommend any homemade toothpaste recipes? Or It is very difficult to find organic food in South Africa; do I have to eat 100% organic? What do you think of activated coconut carbon/ charcoal as a water filter? These are valid concerns for people who […]

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 […]

How I Quit Smoking Using Raw Food

The summer of 2007 was one I will never forget. I flew from London to Ibiza every Saturday night to DJ at a big club, Space, while trying to quit smoking. I remember being at Gatwick Airport in London waiting for my flight and thinking of having my “last” cigarette, only to arrive in Ibiza […]

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 […]