This vegan ultramarathon runner is considered one of the greatest of all time

This vegan ultramarathon runner is considered one of the greatest of all time

  Scott Jurek. Doesn’t give up, a vegan, an ultaramarathon runner, and a cook! Since around 2000s Scott has been the boss of the wold’s most punishing races. Like the Badwater Ultramarathon and the Spartathlon. By boss, I mean he was first. Many races he won multiple

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Watch replays from The Real Truth About Health conference

Watch replays from The Real Truth About Health conference

  If you still would like to watch some presentations from The Real Truth About Health conference, you can do it here. Just type in your name and email. It’s worth watching at least one of them. For how long will the replays be around? For a

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Am I 100% raw? 100% vegan? (video)

Am I 100% raw? 100% vegan? (video)

  In this video I tell how raw and vegan I’m. You can actually guess this from my last post on raw food staples.     It’s a bit tedious, so below I’m summarizing the important points.     100% raw?   The short answer is no.

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Staple raw vegan foods, herbs & other (what works for me, now)

Staple raw vegan foods, herbs & other (what works for me, now)

  In this post I list raw vegan foods and herbs which you can use as staples. Plus those that I think beneficial to have frequently. Yes, you don’t need to have a rainforest in front of you to be able to sustain yourself on on this

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More celery root benefits (aka celeriac) for raw foodists

More celery root benefits (aka celeriac) for raw foodists

  Last week I went through a couple celery root benefits. There are a few more that I’d like to go through. All these benefits make celeriac a good staple veggie. Especially if you like your food wholesome and simple.     Electrolytes   In addition to

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Celeriac salad: for teeth and to prevent anemia

Celeriac salad: for teeth and to prevent anemia

  This celeriac salad was invented by my mom. It owes its abundance of minerals to celeriac. What is it? It’s a root of a celery. But not the regular green type of celery you are used to. A different species. Quite ancient actually. Its cultivation goes

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Article got published in a Canadian magazine

Article got published in a Canadian magazine

  My article got published in Alberta/BC magazine 🙂 There I talk about 3 foods which can help you keep your meals rainbow-like and vibrant – without damaging them with heat. Who knows, maybe one of them will become your staple. Check it out here.    

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The Real Truth About Health conference starts this Friday

The Real Truth About Health conference starts this Friday

  While reading through the Hippocrates Health Institute magazine my mom came across an info about a big conference in New York. The Real Truth About Health it’s called. I think it’s a good opportunity to see the modern life from a bird’s eye view. Expect to

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Raw, fermented buckwheat porridge (good after exercise)

Raw, fermented buckwheat porridge (good after exercise)

  This highly bioavailable, invigorating fermented buckwheat porridge is good as a post-workout meal. Or, if you are an endurance athlete like Fab that I recently chatted with you can make it more liquidy and drink while on a move. As a matter of fact, Fab mentioned

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Raw vegan energy bites recipe (with my favourite teff)

Raw vegan energy bites recipe (with my favourite teff)

  This raw energy bites recipe is great if you are looking for an energetic beautiful fix. These delightful bites will walk your tastebuds through the pleasantries of the winter season: crunching of the snow, refreshing cold, the richness of tastes in front of the fireplace. What’s

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Interview with Fab, a vegan long-distance runner (and she is thinking about being more raw)

Interview with Fab, a vegan long-distance runner (and she is thinking about being more raw)

  Recently I’ve met with Fabienne, a vegan long-distance runner. We got to know each other about 5 months ago. Fab tackled a 100-km race this September, in Lethbridge. She did exceptionally well. And she has been in a ultramarathon running for only 1.5 years! My guess

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Tonya Zavasta – an inspirational raw vegan you may wish to follow

Tonya Zavasta - an inspirational raw vegan you may wish to follow

  In spring of 2012 after seeing Tonya Zavasta’s videos I decided to give a raw food lifestyle a try as soon as I finish writing the exams. Although a month or so prior that when I came across the concept of raw veganism I thought it

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My first video, finally!

My first video, finally!

  Here is it. The first time I tried to make a video for this blog was in August of this year. Took me 6 months! Yes, my plan is to start a YouTube channel. By the way, today is Orthodox Christmas. So, Merry Christmas to those

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Health benefits of cold-pressed coconut oil for raw vegans

Health benefits of cold-pressed coconut oil for raw vegans

  You won’t have enough fingers on your hands and feet to count all the health benefits of cold-pressed coconut oil! You may have noticed that I include coconut oil in most of my recipes. The second last one wasn’t an exception. And yes, the New 2018

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4 raw natural sweeteners and why you may want to limit them

4 raw natural sweeteners and why you may want to limit them

  Merry Christmas to all of those on the path to a better wellbeing! I wish you many “I’m full of energy” days this year!   That’s an ideal time to talk about natural sweeteners. Specifically, those that are considered raw or close. Recently, I shared how

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Make this 2-ingredient raw sweetener – takes a minute

Make this 2-ingredient raw sweetener - takes a minute

  I’d say this raw sweetener is perfect. And it’s nothing more than blended dates!   In addition to being raw, date paste is (has): a whole food has little affect on blood sugar levels. Fact: its glycemic index is lower than that of honey easy to

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Raw, stamina-promoting porridge that will help you shed pounds

Raw, stamina-promoting porridge that will help you shed pounds

  Or how to prepare teff grain and keep this African superfood raw. Imagine yourself indulging on a creamy, rich, comforting to the tastebuds and mind meal, while at the same time helping your body maintain endurance and release unwanted flab! A fantasy? Maybe, but this porridge

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