NUTRITION RAW

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 […]

Know What to Eat (in 5 Easy Steps)

I have a friend in London who, every time he invited me to his house, used to say: you can eat this chocolate because it’s organic. And no matter how often I subtly remind him: “because something is organic, it doesn’t mean is good for you.” It’s a bit like injecting organic heroin or smoking […]

Easy Tip to Help Manage Food Combining

Do you ever feel bloated like a hot air balloon after eating? Or sluggish and heavy? Many of us do – and even though it’s common, feeling digestive discomfort or fatigue after eating isn’t normal. In fact, after you eat, you should feel energized, refreshed, and ready to take on the world. So, if you […]

How to Kill Your Food Cravings

One minute, you’re innocently going about your day – the next, you’re in the clutches of desire. Your object of lust: a chocolate cupcake or a piece of pizza. Next thing you know, you’re licking frosting off your fingers guiltily. What just happened? You were clobbered by a food craving. We have all been there. […]

Debunking the Myths around High-Fat Diets

When I started my journey into raw foods, I noticed something extraordinary. Many of my colleagues and teachers, who have been doing my job a lot longer than me, used to rave about the importance of eating a “low fat” diet as opposed to high fat; and I used to think to myself: why do […]

How to Know If You Are Dehydrated

How to Know If You Are Dehydrated

In terms of volume, water is our greatest nutrient need – second only to oxygen. One of the main reasons you get tired is because you may be dehydrated. Dehydration is considered a contributor to more lifestyle diseases than any other single factor, except fat. By being dehydrated, we compromise the body’s effort to rid […]

My Husband Does Not Want To Go Raw

I often ask my readers to complete a quick online survey in order to help me to create content which I hope is relevant to you. One survey question is “What is the Number 1 obstacle standing in the way of you reaching your primary health goal?” One of my readers replied, “My husband, who […]

Becoming Raw: How to Transition to a Raw Vegan Diet

Let’s say you are new to the idea of eating raw foods and you don’t know where to begin. Transition to a raw vegan diet can be easy or difficult, according to the type of knowledge you acquire. The first thing you should do is be clear about what you want. Do you want to […]

Detox Vs Maintenance Diet? Something You Should Know…

The word “diet” has been so overused over the years, that I feel I want to clarify its meaning, before going further with my point: “Diet” actually means the sum of food consumed by an individual, which is different from “dieting” or “getting on a diet” – which is something most people do temporarily, with […]