How Many Sprouts Should I Grow? As the Greenhouse Manager I am often asked this question from guests who would like to remain on the Hippocrates program once they return home. The answer depends largely on what the rest of your diet looks like. For optimal health, I would recommend that you strive to make […]

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Comfrey is a healer. Also known as “bone stitch” Comfrey is widely known as one of nature’s greatest medicinal herbs because of its legendary ability to knit broken things back together. The name Comfrey indicates one of the therapeutic uses, con firma referring to the uniting of bones. It contains allantoin, a chemical that promotes […]

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By Sara L. Bronson  Sharon was a highly successful accountant in the city. When she first came to see me she was experiencing insomnia and a high level of exhaustion. Worry had become her constant companion as she regularly questioned herself with” What more can go wrong?” and “How am I going to manage?”. “I’ve […]

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This dressing is refreshing and is the perfect addition to a sprout salad! Creamy Avocado Dressing 1/4 Cup Lime or Lemon Juice 1 Handful Cilantro 1 1/2Avocados 1 Cup Water 1 Clove Garlic 1 Pinch Cayenne 1/2 Tsp. Kelp Blend until smooth and enjoy!

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Gotu kola is a wild edible weed that grows well in lawns all over the United States. This wonder herb is so beneficial that some cultures give it almost legendary properties. Gotu kola is considered to be the most spiritual of all herbs in India and is used by yogis to improve meditation. It is […]

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If you want to do something really kind and loving for yourself, buy a beautiful journal and a comfortable flowing pen; then set yourself down and write about the only person you truly control. For years I attended weekend-long retreats in journal writing. A group of 12-16 folks would meet on Friday night as strangers […]

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Finally a guilt-free pasta dish that won’t leave you feeling heavy or ready for a nap as you digest simple carbs for hours. This eloquent but hearty recipe incorporates special elements such as macadamia nuts and smoked dulse that add to it’s unique flavor profile. If you have yet to invest in a vegetable spiralizer, may this recipe inspire […]

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Jiaogulan (pronounced “gee-ow-goo-lan”) is a sweet tasting green leafy plant from the squash family. It has many of the same medicinal properties as Ginseng. In China, jiaogulan is known as “The Herb of Immortality” because of its powerful adaptogenic properties and legendary ability to boost the immune system and reverse premature aging. Adaptogens help you […]

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Tips to Prevent Breast Cancer for October Breast Cancer Awareness Month Every October we celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) as an international health campaign to support those affected by breast cancer. In order to raise the awareness of this disease, major breast cancer charities and fundraisers raise funds to support research, diagnostic tools, […]

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Beans and Legumes are easy to sprout and a great way to get started adding fresh, inexpensive, living foods to your diet! Varieties: ·      Adzuki Beans ·      Whole Red Lentils ·      Whole Green Lentils ·      French Lentils ·      Fenugreek ·      Mung Beans ·      Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) ·      Green Peas Seed Storage: Store all seed […]

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Try Mindfulness Meditation For Improved Mental Health Developing a mindfulness meditation habit is important to improve mental health. If you’ve ever felt yourself suffering from the effects of a “busy mind” such as anxiety, stress, lethargy, insomnia, confusion or memory loss, then maybe it’s time you considered mindfulness meditation to quiet your mind. Even a […]

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Who doesn’t love a sweet and savory potato chip? Ditch all the fat that comes with frying and indulge in this guilt-free treat! Step 1 Thoroughly wash your sweet potatoes. Step 2 Slice your potatoes as thin as possible. We recommend using a mandolin slicer if you have one available. The thinner the slice, the crispier […]

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Cooking vegetables results in a significant loss of their nutrient content, a loss that reduces their benefits to human health. The flip-side effect of cooking practices is equally pronounced. An actual threat to human health emerges when meat, dairy, potatoes, and other foods are subjected to high-temperature cooking because heat produces numerous carcinogens. Let’s take […]

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Traveling puts most of us into unfamiliar territory. What is the best way to stay vegan and incorporate as much raw foods as possible? Reduce any stress by remembering the following: Always take your algae products and all-purpose digestive enzymes with you to fulfill basic high-octane nutritional requirements. When you buy airplane tickets, whether in person, by phone, or […]

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Spend the day with us! Breast Cancer Awareness Month Special  For Breast Cancer Awareness during October we are offering a special Spa Day package for $299 that includes a 50 minute Lymph Massage, 50 minute Colonic, a fabulous raw vegan lunch and dinner, and use of our world-class facility including ozonated pools, hot and cold […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it was started to increase awareness of the disease.  Most people are aware of breast cancer… but many forget to take the steps to detect it in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. Since September 26,2008 I have been giving a breast lecture every Saturday […]

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Mosquitos live in almost every part of the world. Here are a few natural and safe remedies that we use here at Hippocrates Health Institute to prevent these pesky insects that are totally non-toxic to humans and do not damage the environment: Install a bird house – a single Barn Swallow will eat up to 850 mosquitos […]

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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming up in October we wanted to incorporate a recipe that is low in sugar and high in selenium. According to a study published by Biomed Pharmacother in 2007 selenium exhibited anti cancer potential with MCF-7 human breast cancer cells. Ingredients: 3 Cups Brazil nuts, soaked overnight and rinsed 3¾–4 […]

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Just because you’re trying to avoid sugar doesn’t mean your culinary options need to be boring! Enjoy this Coconut Cheese Cake brought to you by Chef Renate Wallner of Hippocrates Health Institute. Crust: Chop very fine in food processor: 3 cups dehydrated pecans Then add: 1 T vanilla (alcohol free), 1/4 t stevia, 1 T […]

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Did you ever wonder why children’s documented behavioral problems and learning difficulties became such an epidemic over the past few decades? Look no further than the sweeteners added to their diets, at home and at school, over that same period of time. Ever wonder why Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in general became an epidemic beginning […]

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