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If Soaked Nuts and Whey Fight to Death, Who Comes Out Alive?

While this article has been published before, I've decided to republish this interview series with Dr. James Costello to refresh your memory. ------------------- Last  time around, we established the importance of digestion to nutrition, why soaked, raw nuts or seeds can enhance our digestive system, and why you aren’t what you eat. Nuts, especially soaked, raw nuts, are a great ...

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Plant-based Protein Hot Chocolate

This is not the first of my hot chocolates, but I feel it will be my last. You can easily blend the raw cacao powder into hemp seed milk, and I love the particular richness and thickness you get from the cacao and hemp seeds. Plus, I add teeccino, so there is an extra chocolate taste. The protein powder is not essential but for those of you who need extra protein, depth, and crave a grainy ...

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Dangers of 3 Surprising Health Superfoods – Dr. Michael Greger

If you're wondering whether superfoods are worth it or not, you may want to read on. Many of us may be buying into the idea that we need certain superfoods to be at our optimal health. However, our interviewee today presents a controversial perspective on certain foods, one that many in the health and wellness industry may not necessarily agree with. For instance, he continues to encourage ...

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Do We Need Supplements on Whole Foods, Plant Based Diet?

So, should you take vitamin supplements? Or is eating a whole foods diet sufficient? The debate rages among doctors, nutritionists, health experts, and anonymous people online. And we've already discussed Dr. Greger's viewpoint here. However, to get another perspective, I've invited Jack Norris, a Registered Dietitian, Co-founder of Vegan Outreach, and Co-Author of “Vegan For Life: ...

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Tangerines: The Most Overlooked Fruit Over Chinese New Year?

Yes the “New Year” is over. Bad News: The New Year isn’t starting off quite as well as you had hoped - getting sick, bad work days... And those big dreams of getting a six-pack, starting this year with renewed energy and health are starting to fade :( Good News: There's CHINESE NEW YEAR! Even if you aren’t Chinese, you’re most likely living in a city where there are plenty of Chinese ...

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The Ultimate Sports Drink: Kale and Strawberry Energy Boosting Smoothie

Dark leafy greens. We need to eat more of them. They're so good for us!  Yes, I'm sure you've heard that many times. But, let's face it, munching salads all the time may not be too appetizing... especially if you're talking about bitter greens like kale and arugula. And who has the time to chew 20x per bite to digest the greens when you barely have enough time to sleep? This is exactly ...

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Top 5 Tropical Fruits To Protect You From the Sun

Summer is here! Many of you maybe going to the beach, lounging around half naked, surfing, or playing in the sun... As you're getting your golden tan sitting on a beach sipping your Piña colada, your skin cells maybe slowly damaged by the sun's unforgiving UV rays. While we talked about the top 10 foods that can protect our eyes from harmful sun rays, I'm going to address your skin, your ...

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3 Clean Kale Salad Recipes to Get You In Shape for Summer

As summer is approaching, we’re all looking to get our six-pack before we start hitting the beaches. And no, you don’t want to starve yourself because this is not sustainable. The easiest way to lose the weight naturally is to eat clean. And to eat clean is to avoid processed foods and keep your foods as natural, wholesome and raw as possible. This means lots of relatively less caloric-dense ...

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