Mar 282012
 
Raw Hot Chocolate Recipe

Although raw food and drink are by definition, not allowed to be hot, that doesn’t mean that you can’t still make a warm drink to thaw out your icy fingers. With the arrival of spring comes the rain! Cozy up after a long wet walk with this homemade warm chocolate recipe. If you don’t care [Read on...You know you want to]

Mar 152012
 
Raw Vegan Sushi Recipe - Low Fat

Okay okay, I know that the word sushi inherently means the recipe should include rice and probably some fish. Our ‘sushi’ rolls don’t even have rice though, nevermind the lack of seafood! In fact we changed up our recipe to make it a super low fat alternative, even compared to other raw sushi rolls. They [Read on...You know you want to]

Mar 112012
 
Can the Sun Help You Lose Weight?

A recent study from Iran shows increased levels of vitamin D can have a profound effect on your health. Could losing weight really be as easy as spending a few more minutes out in the sun? In the long run, probably not. But adding natural vitamin D to your list of arsenal is definitely a [Read on...You know you want to]

Jan 252012
 
What's Your Food Made Of?

It seems like it doesn’t matter what type of weight loss program I’m looking at, most of them talk about the same thing: fruits, vegetables, proteins and carbs. What this says to me is that most people, even those involved in weight loss and nutrition don’t understand food at all.   What are proteins and [Read on...You know you want to]

Jan 172012
 
Could Losing Weight Be As Easy As Drinking The Right Tea?

There are a bunch of green tea sales pages online that would have you believe that this statement is true. Is it? What does your common sense tell you? A compound in green tea is said to speed up your metabolism, but is it enough for you to keep your same eating habits and still [Read on...You know you want to]

Jan 132012
 
Low-Fat Diets and Raw Food

Research has a firm grasp on the benefits of a low-fat diet. Eat less fried foods and more vegetables and your health will improve. What are the implications of this on a raw food diet? What is a low-fat raw food diet? It is essentially the same as a raw vegan diet – which is [Read on...You know you want to]

Jan 062012
 
Dangers of Dieting Part 2 : Starvation Diets

As the population gets fatter, more people are giving in to the so called easiness of fad diets. There are more weird diets out there now than I can keep track of. Most of them are actually dangerous to our health, and almost none of them work in the long run. Read on to find [Read on...You know you want to]

Jan 012012
 
Getting Rid of Holiday Weight

Well the holiday season is wrapping up, and most of us are thinking the same thing. “Wow I ate a lot of crap” “Crap I gained a lot of weight” “Wait I need to fix this”! If you weren’t strict with yourself through the holidays, chances are you at a lot of cookies and candies. [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 302011
 
This Is What Is Holding You Back

The crucial factor in your success at anything in life, is without a doubt, your willingness to accept change. There is a quote that says something like: If you want your life to change, you have to change your life. If you go about things the same way you always have, you will keep on [Read on...You know you want to]

Dec 292011
 
Just Because It's Raw, Doesn't Mean You Should Eat It

All raw foods are not equal! I’ve heard of a lot of people who tried eating raw and failed. They felt sick, their health got worse instead of better, and some people even managed to gain weight. At first I wondered how this could possibly be happening. On closer inspection, these people were all doing [Read on...You know you want to]