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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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Water is called the source of life. We start our life journey in the calming waters of our mother’s womb. Every time we swim or take a bath, our body remembers that sacred experience. Water lovingly supports our body and gives us mobility and flexibility to our joints and muscles. Exercising in the water increases […]
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As if the problematic chemicals found naturally in dairy products do not endanger your health enough to be a reason to stop consuming them, you also must factor in how dairy acts as a magnet to absorb even more pernicious contaminants from the surrounding environment. It’s a one-two punch to your well-being and the chemical […]
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With all that we have to think about in our busy and stressful lives, we often neglect the future catastrophic trends that may or may not affect our families as well as all of humanity. 2025 will be the threshold year leading authorities to believe that 50% of the children born in the developed world […]
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  Prior to becoming ill, I lived the Standard American Diet (SAD). This meant consuming copious amounts of meat, dairy and sugar. However, having been a collegiate athlete, I also exercised a great deal. Like many young men, I had a sense of invincibility. I believed that I couldn’t get sick, and that I could […]
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Improving air quality and removing allergies are key factors in designing Oransi high quality HEPA air purifiers. To give some background we have compiled the most recent statistics on allergies and asthma in the U.S. to show you how important fresh, clean air is to millions of Americans. Some of the facts in this infographic […]
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One of the mistakes that any teacher or group leader makes in dispensing information and advice is becoming overzealous in treatment and making blanket statement that convey the impression that there is only one correct way to proceed. Long ago at Hippocrates we fell into these very traps and unconsciously exaggerated the effectiveness or appropriateness of […]
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There is a major factor to your overall health that you have probably been overlooking… sleep! Quality sleep isn’t always easy to achieve, and as Brian Clement explains in the Importance of Healthy Sleep many of us sleep so little it is very frightening.  Sleep debt is a real thing, but instead of owing money […]
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Tell a voracious carnivore that you’re going vegan, and the first question he will ask is typically, “How will you get enough protein?” Indeed, while the benefits of a plant-based diet—from a lower incidence of chronic disease, to a smaller carbon footprint and less-expensive trips to the grocery store—are more widely known and accepted than […]
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By Tom Fisher RN, BA According to the CDC, in 2013 heart disease was the number one killer in the United States, taking 611,105 lives.  The standard American diet (SAD) has not prevented heart disease in America.  When a diet is too high in sugar, trans fats, oxidized cholesterol, and too low in healthy fats, […]
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Since it is recommended for wheatgrass to be consumed on an empty stomach, we thought it would be best to take this opportunity to briefly discuss fasting. When we speak about fasting with liquid nourishment, we mean the drinking of raw juices such as green juices, and wheatgrass juice during a fast. At the Hippocrates Health Institute, we […]
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About eleven months ago, I began to feel rather nauseated, and I had no idea why. I could not eat without having the sensation to vomit, and I felt extremely fatigued after exercising (this was the least of my symptoms). A couple of weeks later, I got a weird rushing sensation throughout my whole body, […]
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LOVE is a concept known by all, but not practiced by everyone. In this world of chaos and stress with work and family, it sometimes limits us in the way we appreciate, nourish and strengthen ourselves.  Love is a key component that we should all remember to practice each day: not only toward others, but […]
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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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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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No other animal in the wild drinks the milk of another species. No other animal in the wild drinks its’ own mother’s milk past the age of weaning. There are a number of reasons why drinking cow’s milk is not the best choice for humans. Here are just a few: Cow’s milk protein is 85% […]
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Support your Immune System with our Travel Pack! Contains 1 bottle of each of the following: Samento (1 oz) Samento Microbial Defense-L (1oz) is a liquid extract of Samento Bark (Uncaria tomentosa – pentacyclic chemotype – TOA Free), a very potent blend to fight the common cold and support the immune system.   Argentyn 23 […]
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Cranberry hibiscus is both sweet-tart tasting and highly nutritious. Its’ deep red leaves resemble those of a maple tree. Cranberry hibiscus is used in recipes, eaten raw, or steeped in hot water to make a tea. It is high in B vitamins which give you more energy throughout the day and vitamin C which boosts […]
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  Chronic stress is defined as continuous (days or weeks) exposure to a stressful situation. According to the American Institute of stress: Seventy-five to 90 percent of all visits to primary care physicians are for stress-related complaints or disorders. Forty-three percent of all adults suffer adverse effects due to stress. Stress has been linked to […]
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Allow a new, healthier you to start today. Here are some easy tips that anyone can follow to build a healthier plate this holiday season. Plate Raw Veggies First: During the holidays there is an influx of heavy, fatty, cooked items. Find whatever raw veggies are available and plate those first. Take up more space […]
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