Plant Based Diets Effective for Breast Cancer Survival by Amanda Brocket of The Raw Food Kitchen

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Photo credit Vegan Photo via Flickr Commons In recent years, long-term survival rates after diagnosis of breast cancer have been rising steadily. In the United States, it’s been estimated that approximately 2.5 million people are survivors of breast cancer. This number is expected to rise by 31%, bringing it up to 3.4 million. This brings about a new challenge for […]

The 5 Rules of Food Combining that May Improve Your Digestion // Guest Post from Amanda Brocket of The Raw Food Kitchen

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In the mainstream medical community, it seems the jury is still out on whether food combining actually helps or hinders digestion. Extensive scientific trials have not been done but I have personally experienced success and have witnessed others experience great benefits through effective food combining. I have witnessed positive effects on digestive upsets, like IBS, gas, bloating or […]

8 Reasons to Love Raw Almonds

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If you love making raw food recipes, odds are you have some almonds in your pantry. From raw pie crusts to bliss balls, granolas, and fresh nut milk, almonds are highly versatile within raw food cuisine, and they’re also full of health benefits! Here are our top 8. 1. Acid/Alkaline Balance While many nuts are […]

How To Turn Your Salads Into Satisfying Meals

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You can always tell a raw foodist by their salad bowl. If you spy someone eating what they consider to be a single serving of salad out of a bowl meant to serve 6….well, it’s a tell tale sign. The truth of the matter is if you’re on a raw path, or even just a […]

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Nuts

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When Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine,” he wasn’t joking around. The foods we eat play a major role in the level of health that we experience (or on the flip side – level of disease). Certain foods contain specific nutrients and compounds, like antioxidants and essential fatty acids, that can effect our health […]

The Basic Elements of Juicing in Autumn

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Autumn is the perfect time of year to get your juicer out, thanks to the many luxurious fruits and vegetables that happen to be in season. Juicing in autumn offers up the opportunity to create noteworthy holiday concoctions, healthy meal replacements in preparation for celebratory feasts, and refreshing reminders of the wonderfully earthy flavors fall-inspired […]