As we set aside some time during this Holiday season to be grateful for the many blessings in our lives let us not forget to give thanks for the greatest gift of all – the gift of family and friends! It occurs to me that the best thing we can do to enjoy the company […]
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One day during her senior year, Ruth Whalen broke out in hives. She assumed she was allergic to the clams she had eaten earlier in the week and an emergency room doctor injected her with epinephrine (adrenaline). She became psychotic. Unknowingly, she had an anaphylactic response — not to eating clams, but to drinking Coca-Cola. Ruth was allergic to caffeine. Already overstimulated, the adrenaline took her over the edge.

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Do you want to create the perfect “turkey” substitute for your thanksgiving feast? We got you covered! To top it off, you will be super thankful for how easy this dish is to make! Ingredients: 3 C. Soaked and rinsed Walnuts 2 C. Carrots, chopped 1 C. Celery, chopped ½ C. Onion, chopped 2 Tbsp. Poultry […]
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Hippocrates provided me with much-needed R&R before my wedding. BY HANNAH JAGO Five weeks before my wedding at the end of March, I found myself traveling to the beautiful surroundings at Hippocrates Health Institute, having found out about it only three weeks prior. It was an early wedding present from my fiancé, who wanted to help […]
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All it takes to be healthier than yesterday is a step in the right direction. No matter where we are with our health, we can always get better. We can lose weight, feel terrific, eat more, sleep better, and be energized with no notion of a lotion or a potion. And this can be done easily. Unless […]
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Why is everyone talking about going vegan? What are the benefits when eating a raw vegan diet? Raw vegan foods help to provide: More Energy When we eat raw vegan foods that are easier for our bodies to digest, assimilate, and eliminate, we have more energy left over. This enables our body to cleanse, heal, and repair itself […]
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Raw and living foods are the core of the Hippocrates program and sprouts make up 50% of the diet. Although a visit to our daily buffet will provide opportunities to taste a variety of raw dishes, we refer to what we create in the kitchen as "side dishes," because that’s where they belong-on the side of your plate.

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What’s on the mind of Instagram’s most famous vegan bodybuilder? | INTERVIEW BY THERESA CAMPBELL | Jordan Drane is the man behind Conscious Muscle. He has been a personal trainer in West Palm Beach for over 10 years, yet he says the day his life and health really turned around was four years ago, when […]
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If you are like most people, reaching for that hot cup to sip in the morning is a top priority to getting the day started. While most drinks like coffee and black teas are popular for the morning jumpstart, switching out the caffeinated beverages with an herbal tea can be soothing and comforting, while also […]
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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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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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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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The earth itself provides health and vitality; and man’s innovations often do more harm than good. This is especially true in the case of food. Though many factors are important in the increase of one’s vitality, food is a cornerstone. The most vital foods on earth are raw fruits, vegetables of both land and sea, […]
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This favorite HHI recipe was made famous by Chef Kelly and is one of our most requested dishes at the institute! Nutloaf  Yield: 1 loaf 3 C. Pecans, Soaked 3 C. Walnuts, Soaked 2 Red Bell Peppers, Chopped 1 C. Chopped Carrot 2 T. Paprika 1 T. Garlic Powder 1 T. Poultry Seasoning Braggs Aminos […]
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Raise your hand if you’re having trouble keeping up with your healthy raw lifestyle. See? You’re not alone! It happens to the most inspired and well intentioned of us all, and plays out pretty much the same every time.  While we’re at Hippocrates, being lavishly fed, juices made for us, not a dish to wash, […]
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On being vegan One of the first questions that a vegan commonly gets asked is to define the difference between their lifestyle and that of a vegetarian’s. Vegetarians don’t eat any meat (which includes animal flesh coming from cows, pigs, chickens, sea creatures, and any other animal) but some of them still eat dairy products […]
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GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK …… great gifts, better karma Our gifts supports Fair Trade, which leads to an enriched understanding of the global community and a better life for all. When you purchase a gift that supports Fair Trade, you are giving families and villages opportunities that they might never have had. Gifts under $30 […]
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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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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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Avocados Native to South America and the Caribbean, the avocado tree produces a fruit that is actually a large egg-shaped berry with a sizable seed at its center. Its use among pre-Incan and other ancient Mesoamerican cultures has been dated to about ten thousand years ago by archaeologists. The Aztecs considered avocado to be a […]
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