There is a very good reason why the southeastern United States bears the dubious distinction of being the stroke capital of the nation-the consumption of chicken, particularly fried chicken. If you live in these states composing the ‘Stroke Belt’-Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia-you are 20% more likely to […]
Read More

People alive today who are over-indulging workaholics and stressed to the core, require levels of nutrition that have never been seen in the history of humanity. The average person is up to 15,000 times more stressed than individuals just a half century ago.

Read More
Certain raw organic foods are natural stimulators of the detoxifying enzymes our bodies need to combat cancer and other diseases. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine discovered in 1997 that broccoli sprouts, as opposed to the more familiar broccoli heads, are powerful stimulators of natural detoxifying enzymes in the human body. Here is […]
Read More
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. […]
Read More
Arsenic Absorption is a Continuing Concern Arsenic being added to chicken and turkey feed should pose a particular concern for consumers. Since arsenic is an anti­microbial, its use is intended to reduce parasite infestations in poultry. But arsenic based feeds such as Roxarsone, also helped to increase the weight of these birds, and make their […]
Read More
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 […]
Read More
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 […]
Read More
Dietary changes and supplements that will help combat obesity. BY TOM FISHER, RN, BA The prevalence of obesity has increased during the past few decades. Obesity is associated with an increased risk for a wide range of health challenges, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gallbladder disease, sleep apnea, asthma, osteoarthritis and several types of cancer. Medications are […]
Read More
Enjoy your sprouts! It is a good idea to have a variety of sprouts in your diet. Every sprout offers different nutrients. By having a variety of sprouts you will have a more balanced nutritional profile. Today, we will explore some of the many benefits of mung bean sprouts. Mung bean sprouts are an important […]
Read More
“When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength is not to be found, wealth becomes useless, and reason becomes powerless.” Herophiles, 300 B.C., Physician to Alexander the Great For many people vibrant energy is one thing of which they can’t seem to get enough. They may remember a time in their […]
Read More
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. […]
Read More
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 […]
Read More
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 […]
Read More
As if the problematic chemicals found naturally in dairy products do not endanger your health enough to be a reason to stop consuming them, you also must factor in how dairy acts as a magnet to absorb even more pernicious contaminants from the surrounding environment. It’s a one-two punch to your well-being and the chemical […]
Read More
Diabetes Eye disorders. Parasites Skin disorders. Periodontal disease and cleaning teeth. Chew fresh neem twigs after a meal instead of using a toothbrush. The twigs can also be used as a toothpick.   Neem is a tree that grows really well here in South Florida and we grow it here for the benefit of our guests […]
Read More
The outer skins of onions provide an exceptionally rich source of plant compounds called flavonoids, especially the powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound, quercetin. Quercetin is well known for its powerful ability for lowering LDL cholesterol and blood pressure, fighting allergies, reducing inflammation, enhancing muscle growth and function, treating depression, some forms of cancer, and other […]
Read More
I was at the vet last week with my 16 month old Corgi Barion, who had been licking his paws raw for the previous couple of days. After a thorough check up, the vet informed me that Barion had allergies. I had not changed his food, our detergent, his routine at all, so I asked […]
Read More
Are you growing pea sprouts in your greenhouse? Let a few of your sprouts continue to grow and use your peas in this delicious dish. Pea Shitake Arame Yield:4-6 servings 3 C. Fresh Peas 2 Japanese Shitake 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. […]
Read More
Read More
Permacharts are 4 sided laminated charts packed with information regarding the Hippocrates Health Institute Lifestyle. The topics include Food Combining, Juicing, Dehydration, Detox, Storing Goods, and more. They are perfect for people new to the Raw Vegan Foods Lifestyle, as well as those who have been eating raw for years. Use Coupon Code Perma20 to […]
Read More