NUTRITION RAW

Exactly How Much Fat Should You Eat?

There’s a lot of confusion about what to eat, especially when it comes to the raw food diet. Some people say we should avoid all fruit, while others say we should avoid all fat. Where’s the truth? In this article, we want to build on the information we learned. We’ll take a look at the […]

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 […]

Don’t Fall for the “Superfoods” Propaganda

About twenty years ago, a new phrase changed the world of nutrition for the worse: superfoods. A cookbook published in the 1990s, entitled Superfoods, written by Michael Van Straten, was considered responsible for the invention of the term. Even now, many people are still obsessed with the discovery of new superfoods in their various forms, […]

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 […]

I Had Covid-19 As A Raw Vegan. This Is What Happened

I woke up in the middle of night on Thursday 14th October with a temperature of 37.5°C, sweating and shaking with chills. At that point, I didn’t know what I was suffering from, but it felt more like a viral infection than bacterial, and hence being in the middle of night, I decided to stay […]

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 […]

How to Boost Your Immune System during the Coronavirus Lockdown

Our immune system’s vital role is to defend our bodies against disease by fighting infections, such as coronavirus and others; hence it is vitally crucial we should take great care of it, especially right now. Did you know that roughly 75% of your immune tissue is located in your digestive system? Amazing, right? To stay […]

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 […]

Do I Really Need A Dehydrator?

Since we don’t cook our food, raw food diets are characterised by the use of dehydrators. Through dehydration, we add crispy textures, such as veggie chips and seed crackers. You can also use these machines make your own raw bread, wraps, and other recipes, which resemble a ‘cooked’ texture, such as crunchy kale chips, flax […]

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 […]