Why Cleanse Your Body (Even If You Are a Raw Vegan or Breatharian!)

Why Cleanse Your Body (Even If You Are a Raw Vegan or Breatharian!)

Why cleanse your body? Many different reasons. Who needs a cleanse? Everyone. I think nowadays days detoxing your body is vital even if you are  a raw vegan or fruitarian. Even if you a breatharian, you need it (by the way congrats, and  I’d appreciate if you

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A few days ago I had a slightly cooked food in the morning, and here is how I felt

A few days ago I had a slightly cooked food in the morning, and here is how I felt

I say ‘slightly’ because it wasn’t even cooked. What I did is I poured some boiled water over ground amaranth grain. I also added a little teff flour in there. Then a teaspoon of coconut oil, and pieces of dates. And then I ate it in the

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Daily raw vegan tip #5. A Trick to Reduce or Eliminate Cravings On a Raw Vegan Diet (video)

Daily raw vegan tip #5. A Trick to Reduce or Eliminate Cravings On a Raw Vegan Diet (video)

In this video I summarize what I chatted about in my recent post about cravings. (In the video I say ‘yesterday’ but really it is the the day before yesterday).      

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Hundreds of suggestions out there… Whose raw vegan advice to trust?

Hundreds of suggestions out there... Whose raw vegan advice to trust?

There is so much raw vegan advice on the Internet that being lost is natural. Who do you trust, what should you do? I’d say trust everybody and nobody. By that mean, explore what long-term raw vegans suggest (and short-term too) but tailor that advice to yourself.

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The First Thing You Should Do Before Dealing With ANY Cravings on a Raw Vegan Diet

The First Thing You Should Do Before Dealing With ANY Cravings on a Raw Vegan Diet

Do you feel an urge sometimes to eat something but you don’t know what that is? I get this from time to time. Cravings on a raw vegan diet can be especially pronounced when you are on beginner stages.   If you know what it is you

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Does raw vegan lifestyle mean that you will always feel and look healthy?

Does raw vegan lifestyle mean that you will always feel and look healthy?

Judging a book by its cover or its title is never smart. So, making conclusions about raw vegan lifestyle based on how your raw vegan neighbor looks like is not smart either. No doubt, when you eat lots of organic veggies and fruits every day and  try

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Today’s Contaminated World: Romaine Lettuce or Chicken? What Is the Lesser Evil?

Today's Contaminated World: Romaine Lettuce or Chicken? What Is the Lesser Evil?

A spring salad from recently harvested organic Romaine lettuce or a dish from organically-grown, steamed chicken? What would contain less contaminants per gram? Contaminants –  the traces of human activity – are on every step. And unless you are hiding somewhere in the Arctic or Antarctic, you

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3 Other Vegan Foods With ‘Raw’ Faces

3 Other Vegan Foods With 'Raw' Faces

I’m continuing with the ‘raw’ vegan foods that are not truly raw. A bowl of wild rice that looks like messed-up zebra coat, a handful of cranberries, and thawed broccoli in your salad… Are these raw?   1. Wild rice   When I tried to soak wild

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2 Other ‘Raw’ Foods Which Are Not Truly Raw (and What You Can Eat Instead)

2 Other 'Raw' Foods Which Are Not Truly Raw (and What You Can Eat Instead)

Today, I’m continuing with the topic of foods that seem like raw but are not truly raw.   Olives   Sour, salty, juicy, not too fatty, not too bland, I always had a soft spot for olives. Especially, the green big ones; with spicy cayenne or garlic

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2 Heat-Treated Vegan Foods Which You May Think are Raw (and Their Raw Alternatives). Sorry, Oatmeal Lovers

2 Heat-Treated Vegan Foods Which You May Think are Raw (and Their Raw Alternatives). Sorry, Oatmeal Lovers

Raw is better than cooked. Because raw foods look better! Kidding. But seriously, compare a nice just-picked organically grown apple to its cooked counterpart. Brown, wrinkled, who wants to look at it for long? Or how many artists would choose to paint a baked apple over a

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Taking a Look at 4 Raw Vegan Research Studies (2 Human + 2 Animal)

Taking a Look at 4 Raw Vegan Research Studies (2 Human + 2 Animal)

Below I compiled several raw vegan research studies: with good and no-to-so good observations, human and non-human. Clinical human trials Sedentary raw vegans = endurance exercisers!   The results of this study sound amazing. Researchers found that some health parameters of SEDENTARY raw vegans are similar to

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10 Top Vegan Countries (continued; with Popular Vegan Dishes and Their Ingredients)

10 Top Vegan Countries (continued; with Popular Vegan Dishes and Their Ingredients)

Today I’ll continue with the other five vegan countries. I talked about the world’s top five countries with the greatest percentage of vegans and vegetarians in this post. Knowing what these countries are is useful when traveling and wanting to stick to your vegan lifestyle. Similarly, if

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10 Most Vegan Countries (I Also Included Traditional Vegan and Vegetarian Dishes and Their Ingredients)

10 Most Vegan Countries (I Also Included Traditional Vegan and Vegetarian Dishes and Their Ingredients)

Vegan countries always attract attention. Because vegan dishes are part of everyday life. Because that’s normal to go to a restaurant and see vegan food all over the place. Because all kinds of rice, potatoes, legumes, and veggie meals are truly loved and enjoyed since birth. If

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Raw Vegan Diet and Wrinkles (or How to Keep Wrinkles at Bay)

Raw Vegan Diet and Wrinkles (or How to Keep Wrinkles at Bay)

Do a raw vegan diet and wrinkles walk separately? Yes, to some extent. But at some point their paths intersect. Although intersections happen later and less frequent than in the case of regular meat-and-potato diets. In other words, a raw vegan diet does make you look youthful

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Vegetarianism and Veganism in India Versus Cancer Rates

Vegetarianism and Veganism in India Versus Cancer Rates

Vegetarianism and veganism in India is more prevalent than in any other country in the world. In fact, it has more vegetarians than in the rest of the world combined. I had an opportunity to work with an Indian couple. The only non-vegan foods that they ate

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3 common problems on the raw food diet and their solutions

3 common problems on the raw food diet and their solutions

  I’ll quickly look at three relatively common problems on the raw food diet and provide solutions for them.   Problem #1. Feeling cold when you are ‘not supposed to be cold’ This problem is more prevalent among those living in cooler climates. I live in Calgary,

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The best time to go to bed? Sleep is kind of like a small rebirth, no less than that

The best time to go to bed? Sleep is kind of like a small rebirth, no less than that

What do you think is the best time to go to bed? 10 pm? Doesn’t matter if you are an ‘owl’ ? Depending when you plan to get up? If you are a plant eater you don’t need much sleep anyways? Well, WHEN you go to sleep

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