Dangers, cravings & other challenges

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

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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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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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Staying warm on raw foods: 7 near-raw ways to get warm quickly after a chilly day

Staying warm on raw foods: 7 near-raw ways to get warm quickly after a chilly day

  One of the challenges that you might face is staying warm on raw foods. Obviously, it’s much easier to gobble up on cooling apples and tomatoes if the sun constantly bakes the place where you live. On the other hand, when the cold gets through your

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Dreaming of cheese? Nutritional yeast – the vegan cheese – might help

Dreaming of cheese? Nutritional yeast - the vegan cheese - might help

  Once upon a time one happy mushroom-like creature decided to make someone happier. It chose vegans with a soft spot for cheese. Because regardless of their passion for dairy cheese they bravely avoid it. So, without thinking too much it made itself taste like cheese! The

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Raw vegans and teeth: do something before they go downhill

Raw vegans and teeth: do something before they go downhill

  A short time ago I was asked a question about teeth. Raw vegans and teeth is a high-traffic topic, so I’m sharing the answer with everyone. I shortly talked about teeth here and there but didn’t go too deep into this. All right, so, Pete is wondering:

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Being a raw vegan doesn’t necessarily mean being healthy!

Being a raw vegan doesn't necessarily mean being healthy!

  Are you shocked? I don’t want to add stress to your life but that’s the reality. In other words, becoming and being a raw vegan doesn’t mean that you will (be): free of diseases achieve your dream weight have a perfect skin   You thought you

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This “coconut boy” is raw vegan since birth (and can do some impressive things)

This "coconut boy" is raw vegan since birth (and can do some impressive things)

  The boy lives in Australia. He is unique in several ways. What’s most fascinating is that since birth he thrives mostly on coconuts. Also, since birth he had nothing but coconuts, fruits and other raw produce. Raw vegan since birth! Very rare. There is a very

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Raw vegan hunger and exercise: manage one with another

Raw vegan hunger and exercise: manage one with another

  In the last little while I focused on how to tame hunger with food. What about taming hunger with, guess what? Exercise! Specifically, with types of exercise you do and when you do them. This can be applied to any diet, not just raw veganism. You

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More tips to help you stay full on a raw vegan diet (Part II)

More tips to help you stay full on a raw vegan diet (Part II)

  Today, I’m continuing with suggestions to help you stay full on a raw vegan diet. I find that the most easiest way to avoid hunger is to make meals consist of both types of carbohydrates (carbs). Complex and simple. The more meals you have with such

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Tips to help you stay full on a raw vegan diet (Part I)

Tips to help you stay full on a raw vegan diet (Part I)

  As promised I’ve compiled a list of strategies to help you stay full on a raw vegan diet. Although I don’t like to think of it as a diet. It’s a way of living. Because it touches many parts of life. Anyways, this is what came

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