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Vegans Have Healthier Gut Bacteria, Study Suggests

Amanda Brocket | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

Recently, more and more research is showing that having a healthy gut bacteria is key to overall health. A well-balanced microbiome can help with dige...

A Plant-Based Diet May Help Relieve Migraine Pain

Amanda Brocket | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

Migraines are characterized by intense headaches, sensitivity to light, throbbing pain and sometimes even nausea or vomiting. They can be very disrupt...

Vegetarians Are Slimmer And Have A Faster Metabolism

Amanda Brocket | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

The study involved 26 non-vegetarians and 26 vegetarians. Those in the vegetarian category had been following the diet for at least three years and either avoided all animal products or avoided only meat and fish.

Plant-Based Diets Reduce Risk of Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

Amanda Brocket | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

The good news is that studies are revealing that changes in your diet really can decrease your risk of developing these chronic and too often fatal diseases.

Plant-Based Diet Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer

Amanda Brocket | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

It is believed that the increased levels of fibre, anti-inflammatory antioxidants, as well as the absence of animal proteins and a lowered level of saturated fats play a major role in the protective benefits of a plant based diet as exhibited in this study.

6 Clean-Eating Recipes That Celebrate Spring

Further Food | Posted 04.14.2016 | Taste
Further Food

The flowers are blooming and it's time to get into a clean eating mindset with spring's fresh flavors and ingredients. We've rounded up some delicious, good-for-you recipes that will help you welcome the milder weather and wake up your taste buds!

Your Guide To Raw Fish Dishes Around The World

Modern Farmer | Posted 03.21.2016 | Taste
Modern Farmer

Most seafood-heavy cultures have figured out that you don't need heat to eat fish and shellfish. The latest: the Hawaiian dish poke, which after a few...

A Plant-Based Diet Effective in Treating Diabetes

Amanda Brocket | Posted 03.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

Recently a team of American and Japanese researchers found that a plant-based diet is more powerful than pharmacological treatment at reversing diabetes than previously thought.

What Is a Raw Food Diet and How Can It Help You?

Amanda Brocket | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

But what actually IS a raw food diet? And how do you get it right nutritionally

Why I Quit Costco and Joined Thrive Market

Ira Israel | Posted 02.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Don't get me wrong, I'm a huge admirer of Costco co-founder and former CEO Jim Sinegal, who rebuked his board of directors when they told him he could...

5 Ways to Eat More Raw Food in 2016

Jennifer M.S. Robertson | Posted 01.06.2016 | Taste
Jennifer M.S. Robertson

If you are like many this month, you might be considering a shift to a healthier diet and lifestyle in light of the new year. Here are my best tips for making the transition to eating more raw foods painless and fun, no matter what your current diet or lifestyle!

Improve Your Health With Raw Foods in 5 Easy Steps

Amanda Brocket | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

I've put together these five steps to a 50 percent raw food diet that is easy and simple so you can experience it for yourself, and you don't have to change ANYTHING else in your current diet!

Megan Kimble Ate Unprocessed for a Year -- Here's Why

Sarah Illingworth | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Illingworth

Tucson, Arizona-based author Megan Kimble spent a year eating only whole, unprocessed foods and wrote a book about it. Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Y...

Looking For The Safest, Healthiest Pet Food? Good Luck With That.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

Eight years ago, thousands of dogs and cats died after being poisoned by tainted food. The world's biggest pet food companies pulled more than 100 dif...

Can You Identify These 98 Foods Cut Into Identical Cubes?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.14.2015 | Arts

Had M.C. Escher been a foodie, this is something he'd have come up with. "This" being a photo of 98 different raw foods cut into perfect 2.5 cm cub...

Free Your Mind: Why You Are Not What You Eat

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

It's vital to nourish your body, and that's exactly why it's wise to not identify with what you eat. "I'm vegan." "I'm paleo." "I'm raw." "I'm an o...

The Greatest Gifts Are Priceless Memories

Natalie Pace | Posted 02.11.2015 | Women
Natalie Pace

It's easy to get caught up in consumerism every Christmas, taking one dreaded day to slog through a sea of people in the malls and dig for that discount-priced trinket that won't embarrass you too much when the person you love tears open your lousy gift.

Paradoxically, Slow Medicine Is the Best Quick Fix for Your Health

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mark Hyman, M.D. -- a leading functional medicine doctor and author of numerous books, including The Bloo...

The Recipes That'll Make A Raw Food Diet Look A Lot Less Scary

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.01.2014 | Taste

All the recipes you need to eat raw and happy.

How We Harvest Honey: From Hive to Bottle

Eliza De La Portilla | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green
Eliza De La Portilla

The question has come up, on more than one occasion, "How do you harvest honey?". Some people want to know more details on how we do it while others have just never had access to the information.

5 Ways To Eat Raw This Summer

Food52 | Posted 10.19.2014 | Taste
Food52

Raw foods aren't as foreign as you might think.

Why (People Still Think) Vegan Food Sucks

Ed Coffin | Posted 08.18.2014 | Taste
Ed Coffin

Veganism isn't just another annoying dietary fad; in fact, it's well documented that a plant-based diet is nutritionally appropriate and can even benefit human health.

Dear Denver, I Don't Eat Anything With a Face. Where Can I Still Get My Grub On, Yo?

Deborah Lastowka | Posted 05.17.2014 | Denver
Deborah Lastowka

This is not an exhaustive list, but some solid choices for full-time, part-time or questioning vegetarians.

Raw Talent: Sarma Melngailis

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 04.22.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

Although Sarma is quite vocal about her animal views on social media forums, she does not want to isolate anyone interested in even just trying a raw and/or vegan diet.

Plant Food With Raw Chef Matthew Kenney

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

Everyone thought the raw diet was a fad soon to pass, but it's alive and well. The concept is that cooking obliterates nutrients in food. Award-winnin...