Summer is around the corner, and as we starting coming into longer days and warmer temperatures, our bodies become more active and it’s natural that we start to desire lighter, fresher meals. Most parents with younger children are looking for activities to keep their children busy that might include summer camps and days at the […]

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Avocados are one of the most nutrient-rich and versatile fruits that can be eaten daily to enhance your health. Avocados have been cultivated for thousands of years and are originally native to Central America. They are used in numerous recipes, whether in appetizers, salads, desserts, and even eating them alone, they can play a big […]

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Who doesn’t love ice cream? With this recipe by Executive Chef Ken Blue you can experience not only one of the best vegan ice creams, but one free from added sugar! This recipe is a  great option for those wanting to maintain healthy blood sugar levels while still enjoying a stellar dessert. 3 quarts nut milk (equal parts walnuts & pine nuts) To […]

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The spring season is upon us here at Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida, and while we are winding down our local growing season and watching the local farmers markets start to close down for the summer months, most other parts of the country and world are experiencing the beginning of their growing […]

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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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Looking for a sauce to liven up your nori rolls or veggie wraps? Our raw vegan mayo is so simple with just 2 ingredients, yet it packs powerful flavor, healthy fats, and probiotics! Ingredients: 2 Avocados 1 Cup of Kimchi Technique: Juice your Kimchi and set it aside. Slice your avocados and place them in a […]

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What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is characterized by an increase in porosity of the bones and a corresponding decreased bone mass, resulting in an increased risk of fractures of the bones. Osteopenia is a term used to denote bone loss that is not as severe as osteoporosis. Risk factors for osteoporosis include sedentary lifestyle, cigarette smoking, […]

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With all the fake food out there now that our kids are tempted with these days, its can be fun to inspire them to eat fresh living foods. When my kids were growing up, we used to play a game at the grocery store to keep them busy while I shopped; point out which foods […]

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Like the pharmaceutical industry, the selling of supplements and herbs has become a multi-billion dollar business. The original intent was honorable, however, many contemporary products are of questionable utility at best. The History of Herbs and Supplements First Generation Herbs were always nature’s medicine, to be administered carefully only by selected individuals. In most of […]

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Imagine being an innocent, nine year old girl, snuggled into their bed and sleeping soundly. Suddenly, you are awakened in the middle of the night with what seems to be bright, white shooting stars going off in your forehead – eyes wide open! You don’t have the ability to shut the experience off, so you […]

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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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Transform your veggie dishes, while still keeping them raw! Marinating is the process of allowing a food to soak in a seasoned liquid typically consisting of an acid, oil, salt and flavorings/seasonings. Marinating softens food and infuses flavor, creating the sensation of a cooked product. Uses for Marinating: Softening and infusing flavor into vegetables and […]

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By Andrea Nison Many new parents and parents-to-be often feel overwhelmed and pressured at the beginning of their parenting journey to make sure that they are prepared and have everything they need to provide for this new child coming into this world. There are so many decisions to make regarding furniture, strollers, clothes and the […]

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 Since its creation two years ago, the Hippocrates Ambassador Program has grown to welcome over 500 passionate Hippocrates graduates and health professionals from 31 countries around the world. Having experienced the power of the 3-week Life Transformation Program, or the 9-week Health Educator Program, who better can represent the benefits of a Living Foods lifestyle […]

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Everyone goes crazy at Raw Fest for our Banana “Nice Cream” with our simply perfect Date Carob Sauce. When you freeze bananas and then put them through an auger press juicer (using the blank attachment), you will create a tasty alternative to ice cream that is just as thick and creamy as the cow’s milk-based variety! […]

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Stress is the demon of our daily lives. Stress increases Cholesterol levels. Stress reaction thickens the blood.


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People who detox physically also detox emotionally. This connection is often seen among the guests at Hippocrates Health Institute while going through the Life Change Program. While the unpleasant aspects of physical detox are well known, the emotional side of detox is often overlooked. This is why Hippocrates guests are given a stress assessment and a consequent stress management support session. These sessions help most guests better


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Have you ever caught a cold after a very stressful event? If so, you are not alone. There is plenty of research to show that stressful experiences suppress the body?s immune response.


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Absorbing an adequate amount of vitamin B-12 (B-12), in a form which can be utilized by the body, is essential for optimal health. B-12 normally combines and forms a strong complex with a glycoprotein called Intrinsic Factor (IF) when it travels through the stomach. If there is inadequate B-12 intake, or inadequate IF produced by specialized cells of the stomach, a deficiency of the B-12 will result. B-12 not bound to Intrinsic Factor is highly susceptible to degradation by digestive enzymes as it travels through the intestine.


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Cruciferous Vegetables share similar nutrients, most notably the glucosinolate sulforaphane. Glucosinolates are sulfur-based organic compounds (forms of Isothiocyanates) that plants use to deter pests, and sulforaphane is one of the most common. It is present in all crucifers and responsible for their pungent flavor. Naturally, more pungent foods like mustard and arugula tend to be higher […]

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