Most of the plants that we tend to cultivate will do better if you provide them with a regular supply of nutrients. These nutrients will make your plants grow faster, bigger, and more nutritious. They will also be tastier and stronger. Stronger plants are better able to fend off bugs and disease. Plants grown in […]

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First and foremost, If you want your body to perform optimally, you need real food and all-natural nutrients, i.e. “Foods that FOOL Disease.” The sad fact is, most of the food consumed by people today is not real food—it’s genetically engineered (GE), saturated with pesticides and added chemicals, and processed in a number of ways. […]

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GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK …… great gifts, better karma Our gifts supports Fair Trade, which leads to an enriched understanding of the global community and a better life for all. When you purchase a gift that supports Fair Trade, you are giving families and villages opportunities that they might never have had. Gifts under $30 […]

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By Brian Clement, PhD, LN Self-esteem, the most important attribute that anyone can possess, is not taught, acknowledged or often practiced. On the contrary, self-loathing seems to be the most popular human sport, resulting in a wide array of dysfunctional activities. As surface thinkers, one would believe that the reason we self-destruct on an anatomical level […]

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A few times a year HHI offers some sweet treats for special meals. Our Cranberry Ginger Dressing is sure to be a beautiful, tangy, addition to any salad. Ingredients: Three 1/4 inch slices of ginger 1.5 Cups  fresh squeezed orange juice 3 cups cranberries 1/2 tsp kelp 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1/3 cup extra virgin […]

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Try this tremendous recipe for the holidays! Perfect for raw vegans or those just willing to try a taste. Yield: 4-6 servings 1 Butternut Squash, Peeled & Seeded 1 Sweet Potato 1 Carrot Dressing: 3⁄4 C. Chopped Carrot 1⁄8 C. Lemon Juice 1⁄2 C. Raw, Organic Sesame Oil 3⁄4 Tsp. Ginger, Minced 3⁄4 Tsp. Kelp […]

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Also known as the “Lily of the Desert” Aloe Vera is native to northern Africa. More closely resembling a cactus in appearance, Aloe Vera is actually a part of the lily family. It is one of the oldest mentioned plants on record and is one of the most studied herbs in history with records going […]

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The most important consideration when choosing your food is freshness. There are critical nutrients in food that are highly perishable. These nutrients are sensitive to time, temperature, and any type of processing. Fresh food contains more nutrients. It is also best for your food to be whole at the time of consumption. Preparing your food […]

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 When I was born into this world The only things I knew were love, laugh, and shine my light brightly. Then as I grew, People told me to stop laughing. “Take life seriously,” they said, “if you want to get ahead in this world.” So I stopped laughing. People told me, “Be careful who you […]

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Sea vegetables are more commonly known as seaweed. They grow in salt water oceans all over the world. There are thousands of different types of sea vegetables, which are classified into categories by color, known either as brown, red or green sea vegetables. Each is unique, having a distinct shape, taste and texture. A wide […]

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What benefits can we get from kelp? First of all kelp isn’t a new commodity. People have been harvesting and gathering seaweed for centuries. Some of us are just becoming aware of its incredible value for our health. One tablespoon of dried kelp contains between one-half milligram and 35 mg of iron! This iron also […]

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How Many Sprouts Should I Grow? As the Greenhouse Manager I am often asked this question from guests who would like to remain on the Hippocrates program once they return home. The answer depends largely on what the rest of your diet looks like. For optimal health, I would recommend that you strive to make […]

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Comfrey is a healer. Also known as “bone stitch” Comfrey is widely known as one of nature’s greatest medicinal herbs because of its legendary ability to knit broken things back together. The name Comfrey indicates one of the therapeutic uses, con firma referring to the uniting of bones. It contains allantoin, a chemical that promotes […]

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By Sara L. Bronson  Sharon was a highly successful accountant in the city. When she first came to see me she was experiencing insomnia and a high level of exhaustion. Worry had become her constant companion as she regularly questioned herself with” What more can go wrong?” and “How am I going to manage?”. “I’ve […]

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Gotu kola is a wild edible weed that grows well in lawns all over the United States. This wonder herb is so beneficial that some cultures give it almost legendary properties. Gotu kola is considered to be the most spiritual of all herbs in India and is used by yogis to improve meditation. It is […]

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If you want to do something really kind and loving for yourself, buy a beautiful journal and a comfortable flowing pen; then set yourself down and write about the only person you truly control. For years I attended weekend-long retreats in journal writing. A group of 12-16 folks would meet on Friday night as strangers […]

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Women embracing after finishing breast cancer awareness race

Tips to Prevent Breast Cancer for October Breast Cancer Awareness Month Every October we celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) as an international health campaign to support those affected by breast cancer. In order to raise the awareness of this disease, major breast cancer charities and fundraisers raise funds to support research, diagnostic tools, […]

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Beans and Legumes are easy to sprout and a great way to get started adding fresh, inexpensive, living foods to your diet! Varieties: ·      Adzuki Beans ·      Whole Red Lentils ·      Whole Green Lentils ·      French Lentils ·      Fenugreek ·      Mung Beans ·      Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) ·      Green Peas Seed Storage: Store all seed […]

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Try Mindfulness Meditation For Improved Mental Health Developing a mindfulness meditation habit is important to improve mental health. If you’ve ever felt yourself suffering from the effects of a “busy mind” such as anxiety, stress, lethargy, insomnia, confusion or memory loss, then maybe it’s time you considered mindfulness meditation to quiet your mind. Even a […]

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