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Since the age of sixty-five, I have had diabetes that resulted in four different surgeries to remove arteries from my left leg to replace damaged arteries in my right leg. In 2004, my vascular surgeon informed me that he might have to amputate my leg above the knee. My foot had sores that would not […]
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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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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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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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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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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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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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