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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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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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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Drinking fresh wheatgrass juice is literally drinking liquid starlight! All life on this planet comes from the sun. You are solar powered once removed. Only green plants can transform the sun’s energy into chlorophyll through the process of photosynthesis. Plants use starlight to produce fuel that your body and your cells need to live. Chlorophyll […]
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Raw Vegan Tabbouleh: ½ Cup grated cauliflower 1 Clove garlic clove, minced (optional) ¼ Cup fresh lemon juice or lime juice 1 Bunch chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 Bunch chopped fresh cilantro ¼ Bunch chopped fresh mint ½ Red pepper very finely chopped 1 Bunch scallions, finely chopped ¼ Cup extra virgin olive oil ½ […]
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Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin, which is a fat-soluble vitamin that functions as a prohormone (hormone precursor). Vitamin D is synthesized in the skin from 7-dehydrocholesterol after exposure to UVB rays. Vitamin D3 (also known as cholecalciferol) occurs naturally in small amounts in foods such as, sunflower sprouts, fenugreek sprouts, shiitake mushrooms, basil and […]
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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 […]
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“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 […]
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The word gluten comes from the Latin word meaning “glue.” It is a type of protein primarily found in the seeds of grains such as wheat, rye, spelt, and barley. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as an adhesive that holds the various ingredients in mixed foods together. For example, the naturally occurring gluten […]
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Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 is a group of cobalt-containing compounds that are collectively called cobalamins. At Hippocrates we recommend a bacterial form of B12, such as Ocean Energy and B12 Forte. Methylcobalamin and 5-deoxyadenosylcobalamin (also known as adenosylcobalamin) are the coenzyme forms of vitamin B12 that play a role in human metabolism. Vitamin B12 plays […]
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Here are two easy recipes as you transition to a more raw plant-based diet! Mixed Greens Salad 3 Tbsp. flax seed oil 1 lemon, juiced 1 Tbsp. chopped red onion 1 red pepper – chopped 1 Tsp Bragg’s liquid aminos 2 cloves garlic – chopped Pinch ground celery seeds ½ tsp. cumin seeds Parsley or […]
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Mustard Greens are a hardy and spicy wild growing edible. Incorporate them with our Almond Ginger Dressing for the perfect savory summer salad. Almond Ginger Dressing, Yield: 4 Cups 2 C. Chopped Bell Pepper 1 C. Raw Almond Butter 1/2 C. Chopped Scallion 1/4 C. Chopped Red Beet 2 T. Chopped Ginger 1 Clove Garlic 1.5 […]
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As I travel, teaching people about the Hippocrates diet and lifestyle, I am often asked, “What is the highest quality food we can eat?" I tell people there are certain foods that are organic, have more nutrition than any others, are easy to get because they practically grow right under your feet, they taste great, and they are FREE! No matter where you live, it is available. All it takes is a little wisdom, some experience and study, and you will be able to enjoy all the health benefits of these great foods.

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Want to feel more connected to the earth? Get rooted with this delicious fresh sweet potato salad seasoned with miso and tahini! Start by putting the following ingredients into your blender… 2 oz. Lemon Juice 1 inch Slice of ginger (sliced) 2 C. Sliced Parsnip Pour water into blender so it doesn’t quite cover the parsnips […]
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Full of oxygen rich veggies, enjoy these delicious Spring Rolls either raw, or in the traditional style. Yield: 4-5 Rolls 5 C. Sliced Napa Cabbage 6 oz. Shredded Carrot 2 oz. Sliced Scallion 2 Large Cucumbers 2 Tbsp. Chopped Mint 1 Tbsp. Chopped Cilantro 2 Tbsp. Chopped Basil Optional: 4-5  Rice Paper/Spring Roll Skins Raw: […]
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ORGANIC APPAREL – MAY SALES The warmer weather brings HOT sales at HHI! If you are looking to add some new organic apparel into your wardrobe then now is a g​reat​ time! HHI Store For the month of may we are offering 20% off ALL Ohganix and Yogiiza apparel for men and women! With a wide […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Looking for longevity food? Look no further than this nutrient dense, broccoli rich, hearty meal. Yield:4-6 servings 1 Bunch (4 stalks) Broccoli Florets (chopped in ½ inch pieces) 2 Japanese Shiitake 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. Sesame Ginger Dressing In a medium sized bowl, […]
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