Dangers, cravings & other challenges

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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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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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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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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News on my eBook

News on my eBook

Hello a raw vegan enthusiast, 1. Are you tired of those 10-12 pounds that just won’t go away even though you have been sticking to raw veganism for months? 2. Do you have trouble losing remaining pounds on a raw vegan diet because you feel hungry all

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2 effective ways to protect your eyes (& your sleep) from blue light

2 effective ways to protect your eyes (& your sleep) from blue light

When I did some reading on LED bulbs I ran across Dr. Mercola’s article (1). He talked about another problem with LEDs. The blue light. Today, I’ll talk about how to protect your eyes from blue light. But first, in a big picture, what is blue light?

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Check yours. Do LED light bulbs contain mercury?

Check yours. Do LED light bulbs contain mercury?

Do LED light bulbs contain mercury? I’m not sure. One Swiss lady said that they do. A couple weeks ago, she stopped to pick some rosemary herb at the place where I work. We only had a rosemary essential oil. She looked different from the elderly I

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Why you need a rye sourdough starter

Why you need a rye sourdough starter

  Moments ago I published a post on how to make a rye sourdough starter. If you read my recipes and posts, you know  that I’m a big fan of fermentation. Especially when it comes to grains and pseudograins.   They keep you full   The major

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Where to buy Green Pasture Butter Oil / Fermented Cod Liver oil blend in Canada

Where to buy Green Pasture Butter Oil / Fermented Cod Liver oil blend in Canada

  In the last video I was saying that one of the animal products that I take is fermented cod liver oil & butter oil blend. I take the one made by Green Pastures. It’s an American company. However, it’s challenging to find their products in Canada.

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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 (took it after a long day, so I’m slightly tired). 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.

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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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