The consumption of micronutrients is important to a healthy body.  Most people nowadays are worried about their macronutrients intake, which means they are focused mainly on how much proteins, carbohydrates, and fats they are eating. However, they are missing one important factor – micronutrients, the minerals and vitamins that each food contains.  In the United […]

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Here are two easy recipes as you transition to a more raw plant-based diet! Mixed Greens Salad 3 Tbsp. flax seed oil 1 lemon, juiced 1 Tbsp. chopped red onion 1 red pepper – chopped 1 Tsp Bragg’s liquid aminos 2 cloves garlic – chopped Pinch ground celery seeds ½ tsp. cumin seeds Parsley or […]

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By Tom Fisher, RN, BA When there is a health challenge, Hippocrates recommends moving to a raw and living foods diet quickly. When one is healthy, she/he can add raw and living foods into their life to support optimal health. I recommend starting by adding sprouts into one’s diet. Some sprouts, are ten to thirty […]

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Mustard Greens are a hardy and spicy wild growing edible. Incorporate them with our Almond Ginger Dressing for the perfect savory summer salad. Almond Ginger Dressing, Yield: 4 Cups 2 C. Chopped Bell Pepper 1 C. Raw Almond Butter 1/2 C. Chopped Scallion 1/4 C. Chopped Red Beet 2 T. Chopped Ginger 1 Clove Garlic 1.5 […]

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Most people aspire to have their homes decorated on the outside with an attractive lawn consisting of a nice green carpet of mono-cultured green grass framed by a few ornamental shrubs, some colorful flowers and perhaps accentuated with a few attractive trees. Some enterprising individuals may even plant a garden to cultivate fresh fruits and […]

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As I travel, teaching people about the Hippocrates diet and lifestyle, I am often asked, “What is the highest quality food we can eat?" I tell people there are certain foods that are organic, have more nutrition than any others, are easy to get because they practically grow right under your feet, they taste great, and they are FREE! No matter where you live, it is available. All it takes is a little wisdom, some experience and study, and you will be able to enjoy all the health benefits of these great foods.


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Want to feel more connected to the earth? Get rooted with this delicious fresh sweet potato salad seasoned with miso and tahini! Start by putting the following ingredients into your blender… 2 oz. Lemon Juice 1 inch Slice of ginger (sliced) 2 C. Sliced Parsnip Pour water into blender so it doesn’t quite cover the parsnips […]

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Patchouli is an edible herb from the mint family. Originally from Southeast Asia this plant is now widely cultivated in tropical regions around the world including here in South Florida. This herb grows easily from seeds or cuttings and will survive periods of neglect and drought. While patchouli thrives in hot weather it prefers partial […]

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Growing up in Chicago where there are only a few months of great weather, I remember waiting anxiously for summer to get there.   The city has beaches covering the entire east side of the city on Lake Michigan, has well over 500 parks in the city, and is close to some fantastic State parks. Every […]

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Full of oxygen rich veggies, enjoy these delicious Spring Rolls either raw, or in the traditional style. Yield: 4-5 Rolls 5 C. Sliced Napa Cabbage 6 oz. Shredded Carrot 2 oz. Sliced Scallion 2 Large Cucumbers 2 Tbsp. Chopped Mint 1 Tbsp. Chopped Cilantro 2 Tbsp. Chopped Basil Optional: 4-5  Rice Paper/Spring Roll Skins Raw: […]

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By Brian Clement Raw, vegan foods abound with oxygen in their cellular structure. This oxygen is derived through naturally occurring photosynthesis. Since animals exhaust this oxygen in the process of digestion and lactation, humans receive no residual oxygen in the consumption of meat and dairy food. The cooking of even the healthiest vegan food eliminates […]

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“True” Roselle Hibiscus is a heat loving edible plant. The crimson-red flowers of this highly nutritious, heat loving plant are most often used to make a delicious and soothing cranberry-flavored tea. The green leaves can be added to salads and taste like a spicy spinach. The leaves have been used in folk medicine as a […]

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By Sara Bronson Sally couldn’t understand why she couldn’t reach the top in her department. Graduating Summa Cum Laude, she knew how to put in extra hours, could quote the product manuals inside and out, kept in great physical shape and yet was stuck, unable to think a new thought. What else was she to […]

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Sleep is a crucial time for your body to reset, repair, and restore your bodies systems. Your body uses this time to detoxify waste, repair muscle and tissues, store memories and make room for new ones, rebuild your bodies organs, make new growth hormones, regulate hunger hormones, strengthen your immune system, and so much more. […]

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For gardening purposes the continental United States is divided into 10 different “Hardiness Zones” which represents the average annual minimum temperatures for each region. This is what gardeners use to determine which plants are likely to thrive in their area based upon the temperatures each plant prefers. Here in South Florida we are in zone […]

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Get outdoors and into the sun. For twenty to thirty minutes daily, get direct and/or indirect sunlight. The best times are before 9:00 a.m. and after 3:00 p.m. in the winter, or after 6:00 p.m. in the summer. Allow the full-spectrum sunlight to enter your eyes by not wearing sunglasses during this time. The sun […]

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Knowing the importance of sleep, and with summer quickly approaching, we thought it would be interesting to look at one of the biggest external factors that can affect your quality of sleep: HEAT! This is probably one of the more crucial factors that affect your sleep, you’ll sleep better and wake up less if your […]

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Where Does Sugar Hide? By far the largest source of added sugars (which includes both table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup) in the North American diet comes from sugar-sweetened beverages—soft drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, and tea and coffee to which sweeteners have been added. Statistics paint a large part of this disturbing health story. […]

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ORGANIC APPAREL – MAY SALES The warmer weather brings HOT sales at HHI! If you are looking to add some new organic apparel into your wardrobe then now is a g​reat​ time! HHI Store For the month of may we are offering 20% off ALL Ohganix and Yogiiza apparel for men and women! With a wide […]

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WE ARE STARTING A NEW LIVE  STREAMING GLOBAL PLATFORM! ​Join Brian Clement and watch us LIVE beginning Friday May 20th, starting at 11 AM Eastern Time. You can watch from anywhere in the world! Hear important topics and always be up to date. Please support HHI and SHARE this with your friends via email, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Join […]

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