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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When I was a kid, physical activities were an integral part of my life, just as it was for most of us. After I finished my schooling and headed out to college, the importance of those activities steadily diminished. Mind you, I wasn’t studying in the U.S., but in Switzerland. Therefore, this “slacking off” is endemic of our modern world and not based on a particular way of life. I still managed to be relatively healthy, until I decided to return to the U.S. I had grown up in California as a kid and moved to Switzerland as a teen, so I was pretty familiar with my new surroundings?—?or so I thought. However, as a young man in his twenties, I was totally clueless when it came to proper nutrition, just like the majority of youngsters today.

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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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More than a decade ago the World Health Organization declared “stress” a global epidemic. This has changed only in the fact that stress levels have risen.  Even mainstream medicine now accepts “stress” as the underlying cause of most illness and disease. Managing stress is perhaps the only solution to finding peace and balance in this “Age […]
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Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 11:30-4 PM
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National Hurricane Center statistics shows that the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season so far brought fifteen tropical storms, ten hurricanes and five major Hurricanes. These storms are not limited to rainfall and wind but impact the lives of millions of people. From geographical displacement, through financial costs to health – the storm impacts the lives of […]
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It should make perfect sense to any reasonable person that what we eat affects how we think, feel, and behave. We know from numerous studies done in public school settings that various sugar-laden junk foods affect the behavior of children by causing hyper-activity and attention deficit disorder. But did you know there is a link between dairy […]
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| By Gill Heart, PhD | The father of modern-day stress, Hans Selye, once said “It’s not stress that kills us—it is our reaction to it.” His wisdom holds the key to understanding our continued failure to improve our response to everyday stress. If living in a cave on top of a remote mountain is not […]
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Article By Dr. Howard W. Fisher When we hear the word cancer, we all think of a ravaging disease from which recovery is rare, and comes at the terrible cost of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy sessions.  The rate of success is so low, that if you were to seek advice from an investment counselor for […]
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What if you were told you had inoperable cancer? My hell began with the words: “You have an inoperable cancer, and it’s your leg or your life!” My orthopedic oncologist spoke these words after failing in an attempt to surgically remove the tumor in my left knee. “I can’t guarantee your survival after the amputation,” […]
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“It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it” This quote from Hans Selye, the ‘father’ of modern-day stress, holds the key to understanding our continued failure to improve our response to everyday stress. If living in a cave on top of a remote mountain is not an option, we should accept […]
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We can “tip our hats” to someone while bowing to them by leaning forward from our gut, our core. We “tip a waiter/waitress” after a meal, symbolic of a bowing gratefulness after having filled our gut. How appropriate then to offer some tips back to ourselves to promote a healthy gut. Our gut, stretching from […]
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by Julia Loggins Scientific studies from around the world have now shown what Hippocrates Health Institute (HHI) has taught for decades — that the gut is where disease starts and healing begins. I learned that firsthand. Early in life, I was hospitalized for months yearly for bleeding ulcers, colitis, and gut-related diseases such as asthma and life-threatening […]
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By Brian Clement, PhD, LN Body/mind researchers have documented direct links between stress—which suppresses immune activity—and the development of cancer and heart disease. Emotional stress creates hormone imbalances and stimulates the production of abnormal cells. Our immune system normally sweeps away cancer cells as if they were dust or dirt, but like a housecleaner who […]
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Stop Stress Before it Stops You Jim Poole, MBA, President and CEO of Solace Lifesciences Dr. G. Blake Holloway, M.Phil, ND, Founder and Chief Science Officer of Solace Lifesciences A Google search for “stress” returns 590,000,000 results. Take an hour and review the content listed in the first few pages of results and a simple […]
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By Brian Clement, PhD, LN Since all life comes from the sun, we should consciously pursue sunlight daily. This is challenging in a time where science has twisted our minds to believe that the sun’s very energy creates cancer. Factually, there is no higher incidence of cancer with the Africans and South American indigenous populations […]
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  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, and that I could […]
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We teamed up with local vegan fitness coach and internet celebrity Jordan David of @Consciousmuscle to bring you six simple exercises that everyone can incorporate into their workout routine. Each exercise can be great for seasoned athletes to those looking to start their fitness program for the first time. Jordan came to HHI to demonstrate […]
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Around the New Year many people make resolutions to lose weight.  But many people do not follow through with their resolutions.  When I adopted the living foods lifestyle, I was overweight.  However, over the course of a year, I started to drop the weight I did not need.  I added in exercise, both aerobic and […]
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As humans, we are all aware of our complex physical body with cells, tissues and organs all linked and synchronized to create the vehicle through which we live our life. We are also complex energy beings, and the energy of the environment that surrounds us each moment contributes significantly to our health, wellbeing and engagement. […]
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