The secret to successful gardening is in the quality of the soil. The plants that we tend to cultivate need lots of humus (the organic component of soil) and minerals in order to grow strong, healthy, and vibrant. In organic gardening that means compost and rock dust. The compost provides humus and nitrogen while the […]

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Kimchi is low in fat and high in fiber and even better when you make it yourself! To top it all off, an easy low fat dressing can be made by simply putting your kimchi in the blender and blending till smooth. Kimchi Recipe 1 Head Green Cabbage, Finely Sliced 1 Carrot, Shredded 4 Large […]

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A few times a year HHI offers some sweet treats for special meals. Our Cranberry Ginger Dressing is sure to be a beautiful, tangy, addition to any salad. Ingredients: Three 1/4 inch slices of ginger 1.5 Cups  fresh squeezed orange juice 3 cups cranberries 1/2 tsp kelp 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1/3 cup extra virgin […]

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As we set aside some time during this Holiday season to be grateful for the many blessings in our lives let us not forget to give thanks for the greatest gift of all – the gift of family and friends! It occurs to me that the best thing we can do to enjoy the company […]

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The Scents of the Holidays: Our Holiday Trio Explore the Holiday scents of Peppermint, Clove Bud and Juniper Berry essential oils. These three wonderful oils can be used individually or blended together in an ultrasonic diffuser to give support to your body during this holiday season as well as create a memorable holiday atmosphere. Peppermint […]

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Try this tremendous recipe for the holidays! Perfect for raw vegans or those just willing to try a taste. Yield: 4-6 servings 1 Butternut Squash, Peeled & Seeded 1 Sweet Potato 1 Carrot Dressing: 3⁄4 C. Chopped Carrot 1⁄8 C. Lemon Juice 1⁄2 C. Raw, Organic Sesame Oil 3⁄4 Tsp. Ginger, Minced 3⁄4 Tsp. Kelp […]

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What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is characterized by an increase in porosity of the bones and a corresponding decreased bone mass, resulting in an increased risk of fractures of the bones. Osteopenia is a term used to denote bone loss that is not as severe as osteoporosis. Risk factors for osteoporosis include sedentary lifestyle, cigarette smoking, […]

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Also known as the “Lily of the Desert” Aloe Vera is native to northern Africa. More closely resembling a cactus in appearance, Aloe Vera is actually a part of the lily family. It is one of the oldest mentioned plants on record and is one of the most studied herbs in history with records going […]

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The most important consideration when choosing your food is freshness. There are critical nutrients in food that are highly perishable. These nutrients are sensitive to time, temperature, and any type of processing. Fresh food contains more nutrients. It is also best for your food to be whole at the time of consumption. Preparing your food […]

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 When I was born into this world The only things I knew were love, laugh, and shine my light brightly. Then as I grew, People told me to stop laughing. “Take life seriously,” they said, “if you want to get ahead in this world.” So I stopped laughing. People told me, “Be careful who you […]

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Perfect for the holidays, this rich and frothy blend of nuts will be an absolute favorite for family and friends.  Ingredients: 2 C. Almonds 1 C. Pine Nuts 3 Medjool Dates 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Nutmeg 1 Tbsp Vanilla Technique: First you will need to make your two separate batches of nut milk. Combine […]

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Why We Love Algae and Seaweed! The many benefits of algaes and seaweeds are abundant. Offering a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants. They can help fight inflammation and damage to tissues caused by free radicals and are also rich in protein and amino acids that help the body to fight infections.These amazing earth wonders […]

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Sea vegetables are more commonly known as seaweed. They grow in salt water oceans all over the world. There are thousands of different types of sea vegetables, which are classified into categories by color, known either as brown, red or green sea vegetables. Each is unique, having a distinct shape, taste and texture. A wide […]

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What benefits can we get from kelp? First of all kelp isn’t a new commodity. People have been harvesting and gathering seaweed for centuries. Some of us are just becoming aware of its incredible value for our health. One tablespoon of dried kelp contains between one-half milligram and 35 mg of iron! This iron also […]

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We are so excited about Raw Fest this weekend. One treat that everyone loves at our festival is the Banana Nice Cream with Date Carob Sauce. If you freeze bananas and then put them through an auger press juicer, you will create a tasty alternative to ice cream that is just as thick and creamy and […]

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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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