One key to the success at Hippocrates has been wheatgrass, a miraculous food that is now widely recognized as a health builder and restorative. This truth is also not a new concept. Over 50 million years ago, the emergence of the grasses caused a major reorganization of the animal world and those that could utilize its nourishing […]
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Nothing says energy like a shot of wheatgrass and green juice in the morning! When consuming wheatgrass remember fresh is always best, and you should consume the shot immediately after juicing. If you are new to wheatgrass start with 1 oz, and eventually work up to 2 oz in the morning, and 2 oz in […]
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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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When it comes to organic fibers for used clothing hemp has always been a classic option, but what about hemp in your diet? Hemp seeds have an excellent balance of Omegas 3 and 6, and to top it off hemp seeds also provide us with all essential amino acids making them a complete protein! Hemp milk […]
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Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 is a group of cobalt-containing compounds that are collectively called cobalamins. At Hippocrates we recommend a bacterial form of B12, such as Ocean Energy and B12 Forte. Methylcobalamin and 5-deoxyadenosylcobalamin (also known as adenosylcobalamin) are the coenzyme forms of vitamin B12 that play a role in human metabolism. Vitamin B12 plays […]
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Asparagus is a great source of folic acid which can help reduce stress. Enjoy this flavorful salad with a good book followed by a cup of your favorite tea. Ingredients for the salad: 1 Bunch Asparagus – cut the tips and slice on a bias 2 Cups Cremini Mushrooms, quartered 1/2 Sliced Onion 2 Red Peppers, julienned Ingredients […]
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Starting your garden at home? Bell peppers are a veggie that many people grow with ease, so here is the perfect recipe to apply to your harvest! Red Pepper Corn Salsa Yield: 3 cups 2 red bell peppers, finely diced 1 C. fresh corn ½ red onion, finely diced 1 T. lemon juice ½-1 C. fresh cilantro, chopped. […]
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Yield: 2-4 Servings 1/2 C. Sesame Oil 3 Stalks Celery 1/4 Bunch Fresh Parsley 2 Cloves garlic 1 Small Piece of Ginger 5 Drops Stevia 1/4 C. Lemon Juice 3 Shots of Braggs Aminos (to taste) Water (add to achieve your desired consistency) 1 Parsnip 1 Carrot 1 Avocado 1 Pinch of Cayenne 1/4 C. […]
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Here are two easy recipes as you transition to a more raw plant-based diet! Mixed Greens Salad 3 Tbsp. flax seed oil 1 lemon, juiced 1 Tbsp. chopped red onion 1 red pepper – chopped 1 Tsp Bragg’s liquid aminos 2 cloves garlic – chopped Pinch ground celery seeds ½ tsp. cumin seeds Parsley or […]
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Mustard Greens are a hardy and spicy wild growing edible. Incorporate them with our Almond Ginger Dressing for the perfect savory summer salad. Almond Ginger Dressing, Yield: 4 Cups 2 C. Chopped Bell Pepper 1 C. Raw Almond Butter 1/2 C. Chopped Scallion 1/4 C. Chopped Red Beet 2 T. Chopped Ginger 1 Clove Garlic 1.5 […]
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As I travel, teaching people about the Hippocrates diet and lifestyle, I am often asked, “What is the highest quality food we can eat?" I tell people there are certain foods that are organic, have more nutrition than any others, are easy to get because they practically grow right under your feet, they taste great, and they are FREE! No matter where you live, it is available. All it takes is a little wisdom, some experience and study, and you will be able to enjoy all the health benefits of these great foods.

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Want to feel more connected to the earth? Get rooted with this delicious fresh sweet potato salad seasoned with miso and tahini! Start by putting the following ingredients into your blender… 2 oz. Lemon Juice 1 inch Slice of ginger (sliced) 2 C. Sliced Parsnip Pour water into blender so it doesn’t quite cover the parsnips […]
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Full of oxygen rich veggies, enjoy these delicious Spring Rolls either raw, or in the traditional style. Yield: 4-5 Rolls 5 C. Sliced Napa Cabbage 6 oz. Shredded Carrot 2 oz. Sliced Scallion 2 Large Cucumbers 2 Tbsp. Chopped Mint 1 Tbsp. Chopped Cilantro 2 Tbsp. Chopped Basil Optional: 4-5  Rice Paper/Spring Roll Skins Raw: […]
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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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ORGANIC APPAREL – MAY SALES The warmer weather brings HOT sales at HHI! If you are looking to add some new organic apparel into your wardrobe then now is a g​reat​ time! HHI Store For the month of may we are offering 20% off ALL Ohganix and Yogiiza apparel for men and women! With a wide […]
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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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Indulge in a hearty dish for your health…and your taste buds. This flavorful salad would pair great with some raw nori sprout wraps, or an Asian soup! 3 C. Baby Bok Choy, Chopped 1 C. Shiitake Mushroom Caps, Sliced 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, Julienne 1/4 C. Black Radish, Shredded 1 C. Broccoli, Chopped 2 T. Raw Sesame Oil 1 Clove Garlic, Pressed 1 T. […]
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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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By Brian Clement, PhD, LN Since all life comes from the sun, we should consciously pursue sunlight daily. This is challenging in a time where science has twisted our minds to believe that the sun’s very energy creates cancer. Factually, there is no higher incidence of cancer with the Africans and South American indigenous populations […]
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