We ask every guest coming to Hippocrates to arrive without any synthetic chemicals in their possession, especially in their personal care products. Their first step in the healing process is to remove as many toxins from their body as possible to allow the organs and immune system to operate most efficiently. These toxins are most […]

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Ok fall, we are ready for you! Here is the way we like to usher in the change of season raw vegan style. YIELD: 2.5 CUPS 1 cup pumpkin seeds, soaked, or 3/4 cup pumpkin seed butter 1 cup chopped broccoli stems 2 tablespoons chopped ginger 1 clove garlic 1⅓ cups water or celery juice 1½ teaspoons […]

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Here at Hippocrates we are frequently asked by our guests how many sprouts they should plan to grow at home. The chart below will help you determine how many trays of wheatgrass and sprouts to grow each week. Your results will vary based upon several variables that will affect your yield. Everything from the quality […]

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AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR AND COUNSELOR, ANDY ROMAN While gathering informative articles exploring the topic of forgiveness, we were rightfully reminded of the valuable role forgiveness plays in our healing and wellness. In the following conversation with Andy Roman, where we explore the psychology of healing, the undeniable connection between forgiveness and healing surfaces again. […]

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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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Today, farms produce twenty percent more food than the entire global population of 7.5 billion people require. In countries with the highest standard of living, like the United States, forty percent of food is wasted by non-consumption while more people than ever are overweight, obese and morbidly obese. Our children suffer from this emerging crisis more […]

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How Plants Clear the Air Are plants the best way to purify the air in your home? Indoor air can be up to can be up to 1,000 times dirtier than outdoor air. The EPA estimates that most Americans are exposed every day to indoor air contaminants than can lead to serious health problems including […]

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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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Tangy and rich! The only way you know it isn’t “real” mayonnaise is by the color. YIELD: 1.5 CUPS 2 avocados 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1⁄2 teaspoon ground mustard seed 1/4 teaspoon cayenne, optional 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon Bragg Liquid Aminos or Nama Shoyu 1/8 teaspoon […]

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The Well-Stocked Kitchen The well-stocked kitchen makes for convenient and hassle-free food preparation. Take time to experiment with new and unfamiliar ingredients; it is fun to learn about new foods and herbs and they can greatly enhance your culinary experience. If they aren’t available at your local farmers’ market, co-op or health food store (most […]

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The politics of frankenfood, CRISPR and toxic pesticides. National and global policymakers profess to set agricultural and food regulations on a scientific basis. Safety is always touted to be the top priority. Yet most often, when scientific evidence raises cause for concern, policy leaders place the desires of the industry — Big Agriculture, Big Pharma, Big Chema […]

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It should make perfect sense to any reasonable person that what we eat affects how we think, feel, and behave. We know from numerous studies done in public school settings that various sugar-laden junk foods affect the behavior of children by causing hyper-activity and attention deficit disorder. But did you know there is a link between dairy […]

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There is just something about eating your food…with your hands. For the raw foods enthusiast, those new to the lifestyle, or for those needing a healthy meal on the run, these wraps will have you incorporating more nutrient dense foods daily. GREEN WRAP BASICS A wrap is a combination of food in which there is typically an […]

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When Fred said, “I’d love to get a shave,” I knew he was on the mend. That was true about all my patients in the hospital: Once they showed interest in grooming, I knew they were over the hump of anxiety about their recovery. They felt free enough and well enough to focus on their appearance. […]

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DRESSING BASICS Dressings are an optional way to flavor and tenderize vegetables. While dressings are not necessary, most people starting out on raw and living food diet use them. Typically, a dressing includes a fat, an acid, salt, sugar, seasonings/flavorings and liquid. It is best to stick with one source of fat when making a […]

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Where is our joy located? It’s an odd question. Perhaps you think joy is in your heart, or maybe you experience joy as a state of mind. It turns out, according to scientists, joy originates in the limbic system of the brain—the part of the brain that controls emotion, behavior, and long-term memory. Unlike happiness, […]

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Yield: 5 Cups 1 cup shredded green cabbage ½ cup finely diced red onion 2.75 cups chopped red beet ½ cup chopped red onion ½ avocado 1 stalk celery, roughly chopped ½ teaspoon fresh chopped thyme 2 cups water 1½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice, optional 1½ teaspoons Bragg Liquid Aminos or Nama Shoyu 1. In […]

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Sprouting is easy! Anybody can do it. Here is what you will need to get started growing sprouts: Seeds A sprouting vessel  Trays Potting mix A sprouting rack A drain pan Need some inspiration to get started? Try getting off the ground with some delicious crisp sunflower sprouts! You can do this without building a […]

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| By Gill Heart, PhD | The father of modern-day stress, Hans Selye, once said “It’s not stress that kills us—it is our reaction to it.” His wisdom holds the key to understanding our continued failure to improve our response to everyday stress. If living in a cave on top of a remote mountain is not […]

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The recent resurgence in popularity of essential oils can be witnessed almost everywhere. Everyone knows someone who is selling essential oils. And although they all are passionate about the essential oils they represent, many purveyors of these essential oils have not been thoroughly educated on how essential oils work, and how to use them safely. […]

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