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It’s no secret that a plant based diet provides energy and protein directly from the source. Not only are plant based diets high in nutrients, but they are naturally anti-inflammatory which greatly reduces the recovery time for athletes. Famous Vegan athletes include tennis player Venus Williams, endurance athlete Brendan Brazier, body builder Korin Sutton, and […]
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Asparagus
Asparagus has the highest glutathione levels of any food. Glutathione is the master phytochemical and is unmatched in its ability to remove poisons from the body. Asparagus is one of the best cancer-fighting foods. It is also rich in B vitamins, vitamin C, calcium, and iron. Asparagus can be planted early the Spring as soon […]
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Hippocrates Health Institute House Dressing
We don’t like to brag, but the Hippocrates House Dressing has acquired a loyal following not only as a salad dressing, but as an all around fantastic condiment. Use it as a substitute for mayo, mustard, or basically anything your heart desires. Hippocrates House Dressing Blend at high speed: 1/4 cup plus 1 T. lemon juice […]
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Juicers Omega’s Nutrition System is a “masticating-style” juice extractor and more! A masticating juicer juices at low speeds of 80 RPM minimizing heat build-up and oxidation. The auger system forces produce into a tight chamber, grinding and pressing the food to squeeze out the juice from items as fine as wheatgrass and leafy vegetables. With […]
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While guests are immersed in the Life Transformation Program at Hippocrates Health Institute that includes organic meals, fresh sprouts, juice and wheatgrass, holistic therapies, and exercise classes, it comes as no surprise that a common concern might be, “How am I going to continue this when I get home?” We all know how difficult it […]
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  By Brian Hetrich Greenhouse Manager Sage is a wonderfully fragrant plant to add to your collection of herbs. Herbs like sage are used not only to flavor our foods but to heal our wounds. The taste of sage can be described as earthy, savory, pungent, aromatic, and slightly bitter. Sage aids with the digestion […]
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Who doesn’t love ice cream? With this recipe by Executive Chef Ken Blue you can experience not only one of the best vegan ice creams, but one free from added sugar! This recipe is a  great option for those wanting to maintain healthy blood sugar levels while still enjoying a stellar dessert. 3 quarts nut milk (equal parts walnuts & pine nuts) To […]
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By Tom Fisher RN, BA According to the American diabetes association: In 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes. Approximately 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes. Of those 29.1 million, 21.0 million were diagnosed and 8.1 million were undiagnosed. There are 1.4 million Americans that are diagnosed […]
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When we eat cooked food, our immune system reacts as if we have just been contaminated by an army of toxic invaders. Our white blood cells mobilize in large numbers and spring into action to annihilate this foreign army. The more cooked food we eat, the more our immune system is in a perpetual frenzy […]
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It’s often been said that pastry is a science and with these no-bake cookies you will be celebrating a savvy raw vegan option that is equally delicious as it’s baked counterpart. This recipe will serve up 45 cookies that are crunchy, rich, and free from added sugar and processed fats. Ingredients: 3 Cups Brazil nuts, soaked overnight and rinsed 3¾–4 […]
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  Eating nothing but raw, plant-based foods is such a radical idea to some people that they sometimes inquire about the existence of clinical research that support such a lifestyle. While there seems to be a plethora of scientific studies that validate the health benefits of a plant based diet, less well known is the […]
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Here at Wheatgrass Central we are blessed to have well over one hundred fruiting trees of more than thirty different varieties spread out all over our fifty acre campus. These trees combined with our many thousands of ornamental trees, bushes, plants, vegetable gardens, and herb gardens make for a beautiful tropical oasis intended to create […]
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Are you looking to stay away from heavy or sugary salad dressings? Sauerkraut can be a perfect alternative. Enjoy it as a fat free dressing rich in probiotics that is great for digestion. Add it to your salad whole (shredded) or even blended. This delicious recipe yields 4-5 cups! Ingredients: 1 Head Red Cabbage, Shredded 1/2 Apple, Seeded […]
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Did you know that essential oils are not only powerful tools for our own personal health, but also can help your pets as well?  It is only in recent years that essential oil therapy for pets has gained substantial acceptance, this is partly due to European veterinarians who have begun using essential oils in their practices. […]
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Most traditional ketchup’s are loaded with sugars (usually high fructose), so what’s a better option when trying to be wellness minded and watch your weight? Try Executive Chef Ken Blue’s recipe for our famous Red Pepper Ketchup. You won’t miss the sugary contents of the plastic bottle one bit. Red Pepper Ketchup Ingredients: 2 C. […]
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lavender
One of my favorite herbs is Lavender because of its beautiful form and highly versatile function. This fragrant plant with its blue-green leaves and violet-white flowers offers an aromatic scent that has long been recognized as being useful for calming the mind, treating anxiety, insomnia, depression, and restlessness. Using a diffuser to create an aerial […]
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Internal Cleanser Powder
True weight-loss is a result of total lifestyle change and everyone wants to start with their best foot forward. According to Hippocrates Health Institute Co-Founder Viktoras Kulvinskas two of the Hippocrates formulated Lifegive supplements will support you in your weight loss goals. MeltAway LifeGive™ MeltAway (180 Vegan Capsules) is a fat-consuming enzyme complex that is a pure […]
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We teamed up with local vegan fitness coach and internet celebrity Jordan David of @Consciousmuscle to bring you six simple exercises that everyone can incorporate into their workout routine. Each exercise can be great for seasoned athletes to those looking to start their fitness program for the first time. Jordan came to HHI to demonstrate […]
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Around the New Year many people make resolutions to lose weight.  But many people do not follow through with their resolutions.  When I adopted the living foods lifestyle, I was overweight.  However, over the course of a year, I started to drop the weight I did not need.  I added in exercise, both aerobic and […]
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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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