Why raw plants?

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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“Vegan diets can be balanced and healthy…” says conventional medicine

"Vegan diets can be balanced and healthy..." says conventional medicine

  I came across a piece that I think might be of interest to others. Especially to those that like facts and figures. It’s one of the chapters in a nutritional guide. The guide was updated in the spring of this year. I’m not sure whether this

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Traditional Okinawan diet – basically fatless plants is what it is

Traditional Okinawan diet - basically fatless plants is what it is

I bet you heard about Okinawans. Japanese or related to Japanese who live very long lives. Something along these lines, right? A traditional Okinawan diet is what I am going to chat about this time. Okinawan people are inhabitants of Okinawa island in the Pacific Ocean. A

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Brian Clement and Hippocrates Health Institute – fighting the truth

Brian Clement and Hippocrates Health Institute - fighting the truth

  I figured I should write about Brian Clement and Hippocrates Health Institute after noticing that in 2015 the institute grabbed a considerable attention of the mass media. Especially Canadian media.   As I mentioned in the previous post, Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida is the place where people

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Benefits of being a vegan? Not to be part of this

Benefits of being a vegan? Not to be part of this

  If you simply don’t care about health benefits of being a vegan, maybe the benefit of not being a part of what you see on this photo would appeal to you more. It does not matter where and when the photo was taken and why the pigs

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Raw food diet athletes – Michael Arnstein, fruitarian and ultramarathon runner

Raw food diet athletes - Michael Arnstein, fruitarian and ultramarathon runner

  The next athlete in the “raw food diet athletes” series is Michael Arnstein. This individual is extreme, in a good way though, at both, how he feeds his body and how he pushes it physically. Michael is a fruitarian – since 2008, about 90% of his

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What is a raw food diet? It is a rainbow diet

What is a raw food diet? It is a rainbow diet

  What is a raw food diet exactly? Moreover, what is a vegan raw food diet? Very simple, first of all, the diet includes only food coming from plant origin. This food includes a myriad of fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts, seeds, mushrooms and algae that are grown

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Raw food diet athletes – the legendary Dr. Douglas Graham

Raw food diet athletes - the legendary Dr. Douglas Graham

  Not to worry, not to worry at all, raw food diet athletes exist and they will not go extinct, although it seems counter-intuitive. How can a hard-core weight lifter or even a marathon runner thrive eating only childish food such as bananas, the “monkey’s food”, or almost devoid

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Cooking food destroys nutrients – this is the reality you must face

Cooking food destroys nutrients – this is the reality you must face

  It is a fact – cooking food destroys nutrients. No matter you like it or not. Most people heard this statement at least once in their lifetime. Cooking or preparing food with the use of heat results in more nutrient loss than freezing or drying. In case

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Plants are alive after harvest

Plants are alive after harvest

  Of course, they are alive not in the sense that you can see them heavily breathing begging you not to eat them. After all, plants don’t have a central nervous system and therefore can’t feel pain, but in the sense that they still maintain some aspects

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Animal protein is a major root cause of allergies (Part 2)

Animal protein is a major root cause of allergies (Part 2)

    Meat, dairy, seafood, egg whites are all sources of animal protein. Human body is not designed to properly digest any animal protein due to numerous anatomical, physiological and biochemical factors. For example, only 60% of meat protein molecules are broken down into polypeptides, peptides and

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Animal protein is a major root cause of allergies (Part 1)

Animal protein is a major root cause of allergies (Part 1)

  Within each of us there is a never-sleeping bodyguard – the immune system – complicated network of cells, tissues and organs that work cooperatively to defend a body from an array of foreign and inorganic substances ranging from viruses and parasitic worms to industrial toxins and

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