Ginger root is a popular ingredient for culinary use especially in Indian and Asian flavored cuisine. With its pungent aroma and sharp, spicy flavor ginger adds another dimension to sauces, soups, teas, and green drinks. Ginger is also used for its medicinal properties as it has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Therapeutically, ginger has traditionally […]
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Blue-green Algae There are various types of algae, but the most vital blue-green algae are harvested from Klamath Lake in Oregon. It’s simply an incredible food, perhaps unmatched on this earth. While providing more protein than almost any other food, it also contains virtually every trace mineral, essential fatty acids, and oxygen-rich chlorophyll. It is […]
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The Mind/Body Gap The intimate connection between the “mind” and the “body” too often goes unrecognized by psychotherapists and bodyworkers. When the mind is seen as some disembodied entity with its own independent imbalances, and the body as merely physical, the essential wholeness of a person gets ignored, and fractionalized treatment can be ineffective, and […]
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ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR LABELING GMOS – CALL YOUR SENATORS AND HOUSE MEMBERS – Call 202-224-3121 Summer temperatures soar around the country as the GMO labeling debate in Washington heats up again.  The winds of the Vermont GMO labeling bill taking effect July 1 has increased pressure to change directions. Simmering for three months with […]
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Water with lemon helps to hydrate you because the lemon is high in electrolytes. This is especially helpful upon waking since you have not been drinking anything for eight hours and you may be dehydrated. Lemon water alkalizes your body. The higher the pH, the more your body is able to fight diseases. Cancer cells […]
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Since all life comes from the sun, we should consciously pursue sunlight daily. This is challenging in a time where science has twisted our minds to believe that the sun’s very energy creates cancer. Factually, there is no higher incidence of cancer with the Africans and South American indigenous populations than there was a half-century […]
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The first nine months of 2015 in Florida was the second hottest period noted on record since we began keeping records in 1895. This year we seem to be heading in the same direction. Although the official dates of Summer are June 1 to August 31, it is not unusual for Florida temperatures to start […]
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Aztec Sweet Herb is a flowering edible plant that originates from Central America and the Caribbean. Like Stevia, the plant is naturally sweet and has used for over 500 years by the Aztecs as a culinary and medicinal herb. In fact, Aztec Sweet Herb is up to 1500 times sweeter than sugar with a glycemic […]
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Avocados Native to South America and the Caribbean, the avocado tree produces a fruit that is actually a large egg-shaped berry with a sizable seed at its center. Its use among pre-Incan and other ancient Mesoamerican cultures has been dated to about ten thousand years ago by archaeologists. The Aztecs considered avocado to be a […]
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Earth day is celebrated every year on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. This year on Earth Day the United States and 120 other countries will sign the landmark Paris Agreement which sets into motion key components of the climate protection treaty adopted in 2015 by the United Nations. To commemorate Earth Day […]
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By, Rick Klepal Brian Clement, co-director of the Hippocrates Health Institute for the past 38 years has been known to say, “People who discover the health benefits of a living, plant based diet either come to that knowledge from a place of Inspiration or Desperation”. While it is true that countless people have learned to […]
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