There may be a straightforward and simple answer to this question-it’s a nutrient called choline. Having a high level of cholesterol in eggs yolks doesn’t help, either. Though choline is an essential nutrient/vitamin (similar to a B vitamin) for human liver and brain health, having too much of it in your diet can turn its […]
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Purslane Purslane is normally considered by many people to be an annoyingly common invasive yard weed. In reality it is a tasty “wild edible” that is packed with nutrients and traditionally used for a number of health benefits. The soft, succulent purslane leaves, flowers, and stems can be eaten alone or mixed with your salad. […]
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Chronic stress is defined as continuous (days or weeks) exposure to a stressful situation. According to the American Institute of stress: Seventy-five to 90 percent of all visits to primary care physicians are for stress-related complaints or disorders. Forty-three percent of all adults suffer adverse effects due to stress. Stress has been linked to all […]
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By Tom Fisher, R.N., B.A. Prior to becoming ill, I lived the Standard American Diet (SAD). This meant consuming copious amounts of meat, dairy and sugar. However, having been a collegiate athlete, I also exercised a great deal. Like many young men, I had a sense of invincibility. I believed that I couldn’t get sick, […]
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Raw, vegan foods abound with oxygen in their cellular structure. This oxygen is derived through naturally occurring photosynthesis. Since animals exhaust this oxygen in the process of digestion and lactation, humans receive no residual oxygen in the consumption of meat and dairy food. The cooking of even the healthiest vegan food eliminates all oxygen content […]
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Clarifying the word truth is very difficult in this day and age. We often wish there was a magical formula to make this elusive element surface. While there is certainly a strategy to help us obtain this lofty goal, it always requires patience, hard work and dedication. This is true of any goal worth achieving.

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Sunlight, Air and Water The vital importance of sunlight cannot be overemphasized in any healthful approach to life.  Ancient peoples revered the sun as life-giver and healer.  In current thinking, however, the sun is depicted as purely destructive and contributes to aging. Yet there is another body of evidence that suggest the modern diet has […]
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Through the use of dark field microscopic imaging, the visible haematological effects of radio frequency radiation (RFR) generated by a cellular phone usage were profiled. Each subject gave a control sample and then used a cell phone Nokia model 6085 in the standard operating position for fifteen (15) minutes, engaged in receiving sound in some form. The results were recorded on a digital camera. All results were analyzed and compared. There are several issues that merit discussion since the experimental design intended to examine the effect of radio frequency (RF) radiation emitted by cell phone usage on live blood. Despite the control appearance of all subjects in this investigation, the cell phone effects consistently led to documented findings of rouleau, and erythrocyte aggregation and a far more abnormal haematological appearance. See the results below.Blood is the most unique "organ" in the body and all physiological functions are totally dependent on the capability of this diverse fluid to carry out a number of functions. In optimal blood cell formations, the erythrocytes (red blood cells) are singular, free moving and often colliding with one another. Blood is responsible for the distribution and transport of oxygen from the lungs to the cells of the body and to remove carbon dioxide from the cells and transport it back to the lungs. Blood is also responsible for the transportation of nutrients, hormones and wastes, temperature control, pH, electrolyte balance and the immune system function of the white blood cell components.

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An interview with the guru of healthy oils, Udo Erasmus. | BY ANNA MARIA CLEMENT, PhD, L N | On a brisk Canadian autumn day, I sat with the world’s most famous man in the field of oils and fats, Udo Erasmus. This vibrant and fit 77-year-old teacher, author, and advocate had just finished his latest […]
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What is the real difference between choosing organic versus conventional produce? There should be a logical reasons for spending more on produce or taking the time to grow your own right? When you choose organic, you choose to let go of the following: Pesticides At least 19 major chemicals used on US crops are associated with […]
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No other animal in the wild drinks the milk of another species. No other animal in the wild drinks its’ own mother’s milk past the age of weaning. There are a number of reasons why drinking cow’s milk is not the best choice for humans. Here are just a few: Cow’s milk protein is 85% […]
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Moringa is a fast growing tree well adapted to tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world such as Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, Southern China, India and here in south Florida. Its’ leaves taste like peanuts with a bitter after taste. Moringa thrives in extreme heat, humidity, intense exposure to the sun, and poor sandy soil. […]
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How to Build a Mini Greenhouse for Growing Sprouts and Wheatgrass Many people are interested in growing wheatgrass and sprouts and other plants in a greenhouse at their homes. You can grow an abundance of food in a relatively small 10’ X 10’ mini-greenhouse. The primary consideration is that sprouts and wheatgrass need to grow […]
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Ginger root is a popular ingredient for culinary use especially in Indian and Asian flavored cuisine. With its pungent aroma and sharp, spicy flavor ginger adds another dimension to sauces, soups, teas, and green drinks. Ginger is also used for its medicinal properties as it has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Therapeutically, ginger has traditionally […]
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Kids love to see things grow. It is very therapeutic to participate in the propagation of life in the form of gardening. One of the fastest growing plants in the world is wheatgrass. This makes it the perfect plant to grow in homes with children. Not only can they learn to participate in the growing […]
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It used to be that fatty liver disease was a serious medical condition primarily seen in alcoholics, but that all began to change over the past three decades as rising fructose consumption triggered a now widespread condition called non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. This condition occurs when the human liver has difficulty breaking down fats and […]
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When there is a health challenge, Hippocrates recommends moving to a raw and living foods diet quickly. When one is healthy, she/he can add raw and living foods into their life to support optimal health. I recommend starting by adding sprouts into one’s diet. Some sprouts, are ten to thirty times more nutritious than your […]
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What we commonly call the Mistletoe actually belongs to a species of parasitic plants that live off the water and nutrients of a host plant which can be any tree or bush. The Mistletoe plant propagates itself through the wanderings of birds who eat the berries of the plant and then spread the undigested seeds […]
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Recently in western society, there has been an unwavering trend towards vegetarianism. We are finally acknowledging the abundant positives from consuming foods that do not leave behind debris. Further, we have de-intellectualized nutrition and started to respond to our own instincts in this matter. Here at Hippocrates, we have refined the message of vegetarianism and brought us back to our historic and biochemical roots. Now, for several decades we have observed the obvious benefits that all people gain from consuming foods with the three most important elements.

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I was never much of a cook. I couldn’t seem to get that timing thing down quite right. Over time, I actually learned to like very well-done, often times totally burnt food, especially toast and pizza. Back then, my smoke detector doubled as my oven timer as well as my “time for dinner” bell, and my mantra to my intimidated friends became, “Oh, just scrape off the burnt part and eat it" it’s not gonna kill ya!” Al» though the firefighters of engine #9 came over to see me many times, my guests usually only came over once; for some reason they always wanted to go out to eat.

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