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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Cooking vegetables results in a significant loss of their nutrient content, a loss that reduces their benefits to human health. The flip-side effect of cooking practices is equally pronounced. An actual threat to human health emerges when meat, dairy, potatoes, and other foods are subjected to high-temperature cooking because heat produces numerous carcinogens. Let’s take […]

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Traveling puts most of us into unfamiliar territory. What is the best way to stay vegan and incorporate as much raw foods as possible? Reduce any stress by remembering the following: Always take your algae products and all-purpose digestive enzymes with you to fulfill basic high-octane nutritional requirements. When you buy airplane tickets, whether in person, by phone, or […]

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Spend the day with us! Breast Cancer Awareness Month Special  For Breast Cancer Awareness during October we are offering a special Spa Day package for $299 that includes a 50 minute Lymph Massage, 50 minute Colonic, a fabulous raw vegan lunch and dinner, and use of our world-class facility including ozonated pools, hot and cold […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it was started to increase awareness of the disease.  Most people are aware of breast cancer… but many forget to take the steps to detect it in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. Since September 26,2008 I have been giving a breast lecture every Saturday […]

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Mosquitos live in almost every part of the world. Here are a few natural and safe remedies that we use here at Hippocrates Health Institute to prevent these pesky insects that are totally non-toxic to humans and do not damage the environment: Install a bird house – a single Barn Swallow will eat up to 850 mosquitos […]

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Did you ever wonder why children’s documented behavioral problems and learning difficulties became such an epidemic over the past few decades? Look no further than the sweeteners added to their diets, at home and at school, over that same period of time. Ever wonder why Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in general became an epidemic beginning […]

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The Baobab is a beautiful rare tropical exotic tree native to Madagascar, Africa, and Australia. It has been called the Tree of Life for its almost mythical powers that some cultures attach to it. The massive trunk of the Baobab holds large amounts of water. Upon maturity the tree commonly grows thirty feet in diameter […]

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Sugar is an umbrella term for sweetness in its many forms—cane sugar, beet sugar, honey, molasses, fruit juice concentrate, maple syrup, high-fructose corn syrup, agave nectar, among the many naturally-occurring and synthetically-derived sweeteners known to humans. In early recorded history it was mostly a sweetener experience dominated by sugar cane and honey, and that is where our story begins. 8,000 BC—It is […]

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Incorporating a raw living food lifestyle can seem very daunting when it’s your first time. Throw in the many sources of information and misinformation and the journey can soon get very overwhelming. If you have already been eating a raw living food diet, daily stressed that try to derail you include temptations of convenient foods, […]

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What does it mean to be ageless? Is it a physical or mental state of being? Or is it a state of spiritual awareness? Or perhaps it is a combination of all three? The time has come for us to shift our societal beliefs around what it means to age and how we feel about […]

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