1) Sprouts, sea vegetables and fresh water algae are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. 2) Sea vegetables are a good source of iron, calcium and iodine. Iodine helps protect you against radiation. [1,2] 3) Fresh water algaes, green and blue-green, have 55% more protein. There are 65 different minerals in blue-green algae. […]
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Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin, which is a fat-soluble vitamin that functions as a prohormone (hormone precursor). Vitamin D is synthesized in the skin from 7-dehydrocholesterol after exposure to UVB rays. Vitamin D3 (also known as cholecalciferol) occurs naturally in small amounts in foods such as, sunflower sprouts, fenugreek sprouts, shiitake mushrooms, basil and […]
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Nutritional supplements have a role to play in keeping our immune systems healthy, but at least 90 percent of the nutriceuticals being sold today, rather than being directly extracted from plant sources, are fabricated by pharmaceutical companies, which mix petrochemicals with other synthetic chemicals. We recommend only using nutriceuticals that are whole food supplements, directly […]
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We spend a 1/3 of our life sleeping, this means you spend more time in your bedroom and more specifically on your mattress that anywhere else in your home! Creating a good sleep environment is actually crucial to the quality of sleep that you experience. In the past we’re discussed tips to achieving better sleep, […]
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Hippocrates is my new best friend, both the Greek philosopher and Hippocrates Health Institute. These two, though separated by centu-ries, have lots in common. Each sport the same name and echo the same sentiments with their joint mantra, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” I’m tipping my hat to Hippocrates from […]
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Now non english speakers can visit HHI with ease when they book their stay through a translator during a specific time frame. Please see the groups we have coming up below. If you or someone you know is interested, please reach out to the translator directly.   German Group: October 9 – October 29 Hema […]
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From the time that we are born and throughout most of our lives we are told that everything we do in life has a consequence to it. We are drilled in this over and over again that A plus B equals C. There is a sense of logic to it, and we believe that we are given […]
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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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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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Listening to a recent interview by a renowned astrophysicist who perceives himself as, “universally scientific”, was quite enlightening. He condemned all natural healthcare and stated that it did not rise to the research standards the scientific community expects. How such a well-educated and seemingly intelligent individual could be so blind is not only perplexing but […]
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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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The word gluten comes from the Latin word meaning “glue.” It is a type of protein primarily found in the seeds of grains such as wheat, rye, spelt, and barley. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as an adhesive that holds the various ingredients in mixed foods together. For example, the naturally occurring gluten […]
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Deciphering what makes a garment organic can be as tedious as writing a dissertation if you are not familiar with the manufacturing processes it takes to turn organic fibers into clothes. The steps the fibers go through from seed to sewn garment and everywhere in between are all part of the organic certification process. Just […]
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Having a diversity of different kinds of plants in your garden is a good thing. I normally like to recommend a combination of fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs. A careful and thoughtful combination of companion plants that compliment one another allow for shared nutrients while attracting beneficial insects, encouraging pollinators, discouraging harmful bugs and pests, […]
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Having been an Olympic gymnast and recreational athlete, I have always been conscious about my body and my overall health. Over the last twenty years, I have often chosen to spend my vacations at health spas. Hippocrates turned out to be much more than a health spa. My experience at this unique healing institute surpassed […]
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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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Hippocrates now has over a hundred passionate and informed Ambassadors around the world, all of them making a difference by ‘Sharing the Gift of Vibrant Health’ in their home community. Are you a graduate of the 3-week Life Transformation, the 9-week Health Educator Program, or a Health Care Professional who helps their clients transform their […]
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Stop Stress Before it Stops You Jim Poole, MBA, President and CEO of Solace Lifesciences Dr. G. Blake Holloway, M.Phil, ND, Founder and Chief Science Officer of Solace Lifesciences A Google search for “stress” returns 590,000,000 results. Take an hour and review the content listed in the first few pages of results and a simple […]
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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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ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR LABELING GMOS – CALL YOUR SENATORS AND HOUSE MEMBERS – Call 202-224-3121 Summer temperatures soar around the country as the GMO labeling debate in Washington heats up again.  The winds of the Vermont GMO labeling bill taking effect July 1 has increased pressure to change directions. Simmering for three months with […]
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