Trying to get more sprouts in your diet? Sprouting is by far the least expensive and easiest way to get incredible nutrition and benefit from Mother Nature’s powers. We cannot emphasize enough the importance of sprouts in your diet! If you are seriously having trouble eating your sprouts or just want new ways to enjoy […]
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Turmeric is my number one anti-inflamatory 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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Dietary changes and supplements that will help combat obesity. BY TOM FISHER, RN, BA The prevalence of obesity has increased during the past few decades. Obesity is associated with an increased risk for a wide range of health challenges, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gallbladder disease, sleep apnea, asthma, osteoarthritis and several types of cancer. Medications are […]
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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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Enjoy your sprouts! It is a good idea to have a variety of sprouts in your diet. Every sprout offers different nutrients. By having a variety of sprouts you will have a more balanced nutritional profile. Today, we will explore some of the many benefits of mung bean sprouts. Mung bean sprouts are an important […]
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“When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength is not to be found, wealth becomes useless, and reason becomes powerless.” Herophiles, 300 B.C., Physician to Alexander the Great For many people vibrant energy is one thing of which they can’t seem to get enough. They may remember a time in their […]
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Where Does Sugar Hide? By far the largest source of added sugars (which includes both table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup) in the North American diet comes from sugar-sweetened beverages—soft drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, and tea and coffee to which sweeteners have been added. Statistics paint a large part of this disturbing health story. […]
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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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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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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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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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