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By Brian Hetrich, Greenhouse Manager Every year on May 5 Cinco de Mayo is celebrated. This day in history represents an unexpected victory at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 and represents the struggle against imperialism. The Mexican army won the battle despite being smaller and ill-equipped. Chia seeds actually got their name […]
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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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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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Diabetes Eye disorders. Parasites Skin disorders. Periodontal disease and cleaning teeth. Chew fresh neem twigs after a meal instead of using a toothbrush. The twigs can also be used as a toothpick.   Neem is a tree that grows really well here in South Florida and we grow it here for the benefit of our guests […]
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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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Many people have allergies tahini which is made from sesame seeds. This raw hummus recipe is the perfect alternative for those with allergies, or anyone wanting to keep this delicious spread raw! Yield: 5.5 Cups Ingredients: 3.5 C. Sprouted  Chick Peas 10 oz. Olive Oil 3 Cloves Garlic 5 oz. Lemon Juice 2 Tsp. Kelp Powder […]
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The outer skins of onions provide an exceptionally rich source of plant compounds called flavonoids, especially the powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound, quercetin. Quercetin is well known for its powerful ability for lowering LDL cholesterol and blood pressure, fighting allergies, reducing inflammation, enhancing muscle growth and function, treating depression, some forms of cancer, and other […]
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I was at the vet last week with my 16 month old Corgi Barion, who had been licking his paws raw for the previous couple of days. After a thorough check up, the vet informed me that Barion had allergies. I had not changed his food, our detergent, his routine at all, so I asked […]
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Are you growing pea sprouts in your greenhouse? Let a few of your sprouts continue to grow and use your peas in this delicious dish. Pea Shitake Arame Yield:4-6 servings 3 C. Fresh Peas 2 Japanese Shitake Mushrooms 1 C. Arame, Soaked 1/4 C. Daikon, Shredded 1/4 C. Carrot, Shredded 1/4 C. Bragg’s Liquid Aminos 1/4 C. […]
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How to Build a Mini Greenhouse for Growing Sprouts and Wheatgrass By Brian Hetrich Greenhouse Manager Many people are interested in growing wheatgrass and sprouts and other plants in a greenhouse at their homes. You can grow an abundance of food in a relatively small 10’ X 10’ mini-greenhouse. The primary consideration is that sprouts […]
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The Benefits of Raw/Living Food Nutrition By Tom Fisher RN, BA Raw and Living Foods help to provide: More Energy When we eat raw and living foods that are easier for our bodies to digest, assimilate, and eliminate, we have more energy left over. This enables our body to cleanse, heal, and repair itself so we […]
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This favorite HHI recipe was made famous by Chef Kelly and is one of our most requested dishes at the institute! Nutloaf  Yield: 1 loaf 3 C. Pecans, Soaked 3 C. Walnuts, Soaked 2 Red Bell Peppers, Chopped 1 C. Chopped Carrot 2 T. Paprika 1 T. Garlic Powder 1 T. Poultry Seasoning Braggs Aminos […]
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Turmeric is my number one anti-imflamatory remedy for the relief of chronic and acute pain. It has been used for over 4,000 years to treat a variety of conditions. Turmeric is probably the most well researched medicinal plant in history for good reason. It has been the subject of over 700 peer-reviewed studies. Studies have […]
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by Brian Hetrich, ND Kids love to see things grow. It is very therapeutic to participate in the propagation of life in the form of gardening. One of the fastest growing plants in the world is wheatgrass. This makes it the perfect plant to grow in homes with children. Not only can they learn to […]
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Organic food usually (but, not always) costs more than conventional groceries. Is it really worth it to spend the extra money for organic? Of course, my answer is a very predictable and emphatic, “YES!” Allow me to explain three very important reasons why I feel this way. 1. By Eating Organic Food You Reduce Your […]
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Permacharts are 4 sided laminated charts packed with information regarding the Hippocrates Health Institute Lifestyle. The topics include Food Combining, Juicing, Dehydration, Detox, Storing Goods, and more. They are perfect for people new to the Raw Vegan Foods Lifestyle, as well as those who have been eating raw for years. Use Coupon Code Perma20 to […]
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This delicious recipe is a favorite among Hippocrates Health Institute guests. It is rich in omega 3’s and rich in flavor! Hippocrates House Dressing Blend at a high speed: 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/8 cup Braggs 1 Tbsp. water 3 cloves garlic 2 Tsp. ground yellow mustard seeds 1/8 Tsp. cayenne While blending […]
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Purslane Purslane is normally considered by many people to be an annoyingly common invasive yard weed. In reality it is a tasty “wild edible” that is packed with nutrients and traditionally used for a number of health benefits. The soft, succulent purslane leaves, flowers, and stems can be eaten alone or mixed with your salad. […]
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Omega-3 from Clary Sage Seed Oil A Unique, Highly Beneficial Source of Omega-3 The history of Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) seed oil as a new and unique source of omega-3 dates back almost two decades ago. It began as a broad research project at the world-renowned ARO (Agricultural Research Organization), Volcani Center — the main administrative body […]
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