Why raw plants?

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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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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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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2 other common vegetables you can eat raw (or dehydrated)

2 other common vegetables you can eat raw (or dehydrated)

To finish the last article, here are the other 2 common vegetables you can eat raw. To me they taste very good. Dehydrating them for a couple hours is a tasty idea too.     Eggplant   Weird but raw eggplant reminds me of rye bread! Perhaps

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3 common veggies that can be eaten raw

3 common veggies that can be eaten raw

One of these veggies that can be eaten raw is asparagus. In the last 6 years of my raw vegan journey, I’ve attempted to eat various common foods raw. Some were unchewable and indigestible. Some were simply harmful eaten raw. Whereas others were quite delicious. These 3

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Is a vegan diet extreme?

Is a vegan diet extreme?

  For you, is a vegan diet extreme? Would you consider it an extreme lifestyle change? I was going through my old papers yesterday and came across this picture. I got it in 2014. When attending the University of Calgary lecture given by Brian Clement. Brian is

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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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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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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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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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Edible cattail flowers – try them at least once

Edible cattail flowers - try them at least once

  Continuing with the topic of cattails, friends of people. Two days ago I went and checked a couple wetlands around… to see how cattail flowers are doing. Majority is still in early developing stage. But one hidden wetland that I never knew existed had a good

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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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