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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Raw Food Approach to Well-Being
At 37, my health almost collapsed. I had been in the music business, travelling the world playing gigs for over two decades, and my DJ lifestyle had taken a serious toll on my body – physically and emotionally. I wasn’t only putting on extra weight, which I hated; I was also dealing with horrifying diseases, […]
Why Are We Listening To Lost Souls Giving Directions?
The twenty-eight year old had been going to the gym for four years before he finally went to a personal trainer and said, “Your machines don’t work. I’m no stronger than I was four years ago when I started training in this gym.” The personal trainer agreed to review the young man’s training regimen and […]
Where Do I Get Protein on a Raw Vegan Diet?
Where do you get your protein on a raw vegan diet? If I got a dollar every time someone asked me this question, I could have bought a house by now. It has become a bit of a joke. My answer is always the same though: Well. Look at me, I haven’t eaten meat for […]
Whole Food Plant-Based vs. Raw Vegan, Which One Is Healthier?
About a week ago, one of my subscribers opted out of my email mailing list, leaving a message saying; “a raw food diet information is not relevant to a WFPB diet”, and I thought: wow, seriously? I know it is incredibly relevant! In fact, I am going to write a piece about it. By writing […]
What I’ve Learned After 10 Years on a Raw Vegan Diet
It’s hard to believe, but it’s been already 10 years since I started on the natural health/raw food path! In all honesty, I was not thinking about me or my health when I decided to go in this direction. It was never my goal to try to live forever. By the time I was 37 […]
Top MISTAKE Raw Food Newbies Make and What to Do Instead
When you’re starting a raw food diet, you need to be sure you have learned enough about nutrition, and more specifically, about raw foods, that you can achieve sustainable success. Having thrived on a raw food plan for over 10 years, I am excited to share the ins and outs about eating this way and […]