The Hippocrates Signature Green Juice is a major component of the Life Transformation Program and adding this delicious and nutritious drink to your daily routine is one of the best things you can do for your health. Juicing green vegetables provides your body with highly concentrated nutrients that are optimal for regenerating, purifying, and healing […]
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  Ok, we understand the obsession with avocados. The following recipe is great not only for salads but reducing the water content will allow it to become a thicker consistency perfect for vegan burritos & tacos. Ingredients: 1/4 Cup Lime or Lemon Juice 1 Handful Cilantro 1.5 Avocados 1 Cup Water 1 Clove Garlic 1 […]
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Transitioning to a plant-based diet can be overwhelming at first, especially when you first start grocery shopping and meal planning for this new lifestyle change. Most people are unfamiliar with the raw food staples needed to stock your kitchen, and understanding what and where to buy these essential raw food ingredients will help make this […]
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This sweet and savory soup is sure to please your taste buds! Yield: 2 to 3 servings 1 cup raw almonds, soaked 12 hours 3 cups fresh carrot juice 1 red or yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped 1 garlic clove 1/2 bunch dill, parsley, basil, or cilantro Bragg Liquid Aminos, kelp powder, or dulse granules Drain and […]
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Did you know that there are certain foods that will benefit you greater and also some that will not serve you when eaten in combination? Welcome to food combining! This methodology is one that we practice at Hippocrates Health Institute so that we can achieve the greatest and most nourishing benefits from our food. We […]
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If you are currently consuming a plant-based diet, or ever considered it, then you have probably come across the ever-present debate about where you will get your protein if you stop consuming animal products. Our society has created a fear-based myth that the only true sources of protein available for human consumption are through animal […]
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Who doesn’t love a sweet and savory potato chip? Ditch all the fat that comes with frying and indulge in this guilt-free treat! Step 1 Thoroughly wash your sweet potatoes. Step 2 Slice your potatoes as thin as possible. We recommend using a mandolin slicer if you have one available. The thinner the slice, the crispier […]
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The obesity epidemic is becoming more prevalent amongst our culture than ever before in history. Currently, almost 33% of the world population is overweight or obese.[1] Obesity is often a precursor to other health conditions like diabetes and cardiovascular disease and is also the second greatest risk factor for cancer after smoking. The rise in […]
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Avocados are one of the most nutrient-rich and versatile fruits that can be eaten daily to enhance your health. Avocados have been cultivated for thousands of years and are originally native to Central America. They are used in numerous recipes, whether in appetizers, salads, desserts, and even eating them alone, they can play a big […]
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Who doesn’t love ice cream? With this recipe by Executive Chef Ken Blue you can experience not only one of the best vegan ice creams, but one free from added sugar! This recipe is a  great option for those wanting to maintain healthy blood sugar levels while still enjoying a stellar dessert. 3 quarts nut milk (equal parts walnuts & pine nuts) To […]
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The spring season is upon us here at Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida, and while we are winding down our local growing season and watching the local farmers markets start to close down for the summer months, most other parts of the country and world are experiencing the beginning of their growing […]
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Organic food usually (but, not always) costs more than conventional groceries. Is it really worth it to spend the extra money for organic? Of course, my answer is a very predictable and emphatic, “YES!” Allow me to explain three very important reasons why I feel this way. 1. By Eating Organic Food You Reduce Your […]
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Looking for a sauce to liven up your nori rolls or veggie wraps? Our raw vegan mayo is so simple with just 2 ingredients, yet it packs powerful flavor, healthy fats, and probiotics! Ingredients: 2 Avocados 1 Cup of Kimchi Technique: Juice your Kimchi and set it aside. Slice your avocados and place them in a […]
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One key to the success at Hippocrates has been wheatgrass, a miraculous food that is now widely recognized as a health builder and restorative. This truth is also not a new concept. Over 50 million years ago, the emergence of the grasses caused a major reorganization of the animal world and those that could utilize its nourishing […]
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Transform your veggie dishes, while still keeping them raw! Marinating is the process of allowing a food to soak in a seasoned liquid typically consisting of an acid, oil, salt and flavorings/seasonings. Marinating softens food and infuses flavor, creating the sensation of a cooked product. Uses for Marinating: Softening and infusing flavor into vegetables and […]
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Everyone goes crazy at Raw Fest for our Banana “Nice Cream” with our simply perfect Date Carob Sauce. When you freeze bananas and then put them through an auger press juicer (using the blank attachment), you will create a tasty alternative to ice cream that is just as thick and creamy as the cow’s milk-based variety! […]
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Stress is the demon of our daily lives. Stress increases Cholesterol levels. Stress reaction thickens the blood.

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People who detox physically also detox emotionally. This connection is often seen among the guests at Hippocrates Health Institute while going through the Life Change Program. While the unpleasant aspects of physical detox are well known, the emotional side of detox is often overlooked. This is why Hippocrates guests are given a stress assessment and a consequent stress management support session. These sessions help most guests better

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Absorbing an adequate amount of vitamin B-12 (B-12), in a form which can be utilized by the body, is essential for optimal health. B-12 normally combines and forms a strong complex with a glycoprotein called Intrinsic Factor (IF) when it travels through the stomach. If there is inadequate B-12 intake, or inadequate IF produced by specialized cells of the stomach, a deficiency of the B-12 will result. B-12 not bound to Intrinsic Factor is highly susceptible to degradation by digestive enzymes as it travels through the intestine.

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Cruciferous Vegetables share similar nutrients, most notably the glucosinolate sulforaphane. Glucosinolates are sulfur-based organic compounds (forms of Isothiocyanates) that plants use to deter pests, and sulforaphane is one of the most common. It is present in all crucifers and responsible for their pungent flavor. Naturally, more pungent foods like mustard and arugula tend to be higher […]
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