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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Growing up in Chicago where there are only a few months of great weather, I remember waiting anxiously for summer to get there.   The city has beaches covering the entire east side of the city on Lake Michigan, has well over 500 parks in the city, and is close to some fantastic State parks. Every […]

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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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“True” Roselle Hibiscus is a heat loving edible plant. The crimson-red flowers of this highly nutritious, heat loving plant are most often used to make a delicious and soothing cranberry-flavored tea. The green leaves can be added to salads and taste like a spicy spinach. The leaves have been used in folk medicine as a […]

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Sleep is a crucial time for your body to reset, repair, and restore your bodies systems. Your body uses this time to detoxify waste, repair muscle and tissues, store memories and make room for new ones, rebuild your bodies organs, make new growth hormones, regulate hunger hormones, strengthen your immune system, and so much more. […]

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For gardening purposes the continental United States is divided into 10 different “Hardiness Zones” which represents the average annual minimum temperatures for each region. This is what gardeners use to determine which plants are likely to thrive in their area based upon the temperatures each plant prefers. Here in South Florida we are in zone […]

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Get outdoors and into the sun. For twenty to thirty minutes daily, get direct and/or indirect sunlight. The best times are before 9:00 a.m. and after 3:00 p.m. in the winter, or after 6:00 p.m. in the summer. Allow the full-spectrum sunlight to enter your eyes by not wearing sunglasses during this time. The sun […]

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Knowing the importance of sleep, and with summer quickly approaching, we thought it would be interesting to look at one of the biggest external factors that can affect your quality of sleep: HEAT! This is probably one of the more crucial factors that affect your sleep, you’ll sleep better and wake up less if your […]

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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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WE ARE STARTING A NEW LIVE  STREAMING GLOBAL PLATFORM! ​Join Brian Clement and watch us LIVE beginning Friday May 20th, starting at 11 AM Eastern Time. You can watch from anywhere in the world! Hear important topics and always be up to date. Please support HHI and SHARE this with your friends via email, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Join […]

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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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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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Looking for longevity food? Look no further than this nutrient dense, broccoli rich, hearty meal. Yield:4-6 servings 1 Bunch (4 stalks) Broccoli Florets (chopped in ½ inch pieces) 2 Japanese Shiitake 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. Sesame Ginger Dressing In a medium sized bowl, […]

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Earth day is celebrated every year on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. This year on Earth Day the United States and 120 other countries will sign the landmark Paris Agreement which sets into motion key components of the climate protection treaty adopted in 2015 by the United Nations. To commemorate Earth Day […]

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By, Rick Klepal Brian Clement, co-director of the Hippocrates Health Institute for the past 38 years has been known to say, “People who discover the health benefits of a living, plant based diet either come to that knowledge from a place of Inspiration or Desperation”. While it is true that countless people have learned to […]

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