Tips to make your transition to raw food diet easier (a long list)

Tips to make your transition to raw food diet easier (a long list)

  I have compiled about a couple dozens of tips to make your transition to raw food diet less thorny, so to speak. You might be familiar with some of them already. That’s what helped and helps me. Because everyone is different, not all will necessary help

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Мake brown rice milk and forget about cow milk (a sweet version)

Мake brown rice milk and forget about cow milk (a sweet version)

  If you are new to plant-based meals, I bet you never tried to make brown rice milk or milk in general. Milk? Isn’t it made by a cow? Or at least sold in stores as almond milk or soy milk? That’s true but you can easily

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Raw mushroom salad, with flax seeds (easy to make)

Raw mushroom salad, with flax seeds (easy to make)

  Time for a quick fix. This raw mushroom salad is quick to make – about 20 minutes. However, you need to soak flax seeds for 24 hours beforehand. The amounts I provide here make 2 servings.         You will need Non-bitter greens (spinach,

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All about shungite water: make, use, buy

All about shungite water: make, use, buy

  Continuing with shungite… Precisely, water that is purified with shungite. I’ve gathered the essential things you need to know about shungite water so that you can make your own and experience its goodness. First, the details on how to infuse or purify water with shungite stones. Let’s pretend you already have shungite

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About shungite (the case when goodness is black)

About shungite (the case when goodness is black)

  In the world of alternative medicine, there is a branch called medical geology. Curious to sneak in and learn about shungite, the magical black rock? The first time I got to see the rock was about three years ago, in a local rock shop.     What is

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What is buffaloberry: its effects on health plus unexpected uses

What is buffaloberry: its effects on health plus unexpected uses

  What is a buffaloberry? Whether you heard about it or not, here I take a close peek at the berries that look so poisonous!   At this time of the year, in Canada and northern US, the brightest season is beginning to show itself through ultra-colored leaves and desire

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How to make a starter culture without salt (use it to ferment veggies)

How to make a starter culture without salt (use it to ferment veggies)

  A couple years ago, while experimenting with fermenting vegetables I came up with a way to make a starter culture without salt. That wasn’t probably the discovery of America but anyways, here is it (as promised earlier).   You will need just two things: cabbage and water. While preparing your

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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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Starting a raw vegan life – things that determine how well you do it

Starting a raw vegan life - things that determine how well you do it

  If you ever wondered what determines your success when starting a raw vegan life, then happy reading. In 2004, scientists at Columbia University in New York decided to investigate one’s ability to adhere to a specific diet. For this purpose a raw vegan diet was chosen. Although there are

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How to eat raw vegetables and enjoy them (without making your health worse)

How to eat raw vegetables and enjoy them (without making your health worse)

  Many truly love eating fruits, nuts, and seeds in raw form. Not so much vegetables though. Here I summarized a couple methods how to eat raw vegetables the good way… without spoons of fat and salt and still enjoy them. You should avoid submerging vegetables in loads of fat, whether it is

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Five common veggies that you can eat raw, not cooked as usual

Five common veggies that you can eat raw, not cooked as usual

  Below I have compiled a list of veggies that you can eat raw. Typically they are cooked and some even mistakenly thought to be harmful in raw state. Obviously, it is optimal to buy these veggies organic. By coincidence, with the exception of beets, they are all on the

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About teff – lilliputian but almighty grain (perfect for raw vegans)

About teff - lilliputian but almighty grain (perfect for raw vegans)

  As promised, here is a little essay about teff. Plus found in it starch. Teff is the smallest grain in the world. It measures less than 1 mm in diameter. That is tinier than a poppy seed! People living in the modern-day territories of Ethiopia and Eritrea were the

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Raw vegan dessert recipe – very filling, with surprise ingredient

Raw vegan dessert recipe – very filling, with surprise ingredient

  Who is fond of simplicity? Simplicity is a step away form ingenuity. The same applies to this raw vegan dessert recipe – it is simple, quick and filling for hours.   You will need Teff grain flour or ground teff seeds Water Berries Raw honey or

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Vitamin B12 and vegans: How to get vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 and vegans: How to get vitamin B12

  Finally, to wrap up vitamin B12 and vegan topic, my goal today is to answer the most important question: how to get vitamin B12. Because low levels of vitamin B12 may lead to catastrophic changes in the human body, I will explore options for both groups – those

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Vitamin B12 and vegans: Are animal products reliable sources?

Vitamin B12 and vegans: Are animal products reliable sources?

  In this article, I will continue with intriguing vitamin B12 and vegan topic. In the previous post, I gave a quick intro to the vitamin. Today, I will deviate a bit from plant foods and look at animal-derived foods. It almost became a common knowledge that animal products

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What is Wealthy Affiliate University? A careful dissection

What is Wealthy Affiliate University? A careful dissection

  It is becoming a leader in terms of teaching regular folks how to run an online business. What is Wealthy Affiliate University? Before I dive into the details, if you allow, first comes a prologue. If you are in a hurry, skip it.     Prologue  

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Vitamin B12 and vegans: A little introduction to the vitamin

Vitamin B12 and vegans: A little introduction to the vitamin

  In general, Vitamin B12 and vegans is a complicated topic. That is because all vegan diets, including raw vegan diet, exclude animal products and getting vitamin B12 from plant sources is a challenge or at least a medical community thinks so. Specifically, there are many controversies

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