Red Maca – The Best of the Best, Plus A Red Maca Smoothie Recipe

The word superfoods gets used quite liberally these days. There seems to be a literally unending new supply of them. But what is a superfood, really? Well there’s a couple nutritional indexes out there that measure the value of foods. One is the ANDI, or Aggregate Nutrient Density Index. Another, the ORAC, or Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity. […]

7 Natural Ways to Kick the Common Cold’s Butt

Neti Pot Cure Common Cold

I was never one to get sick very often, but when I did I sometimes used healing methods that were…lets say…less than effective. I’ve now come to understand that food and drugs are the last things my body wants when it is plagued with an illness. So here are 7 ways to Kick the Common […]

The Protein Quandary

Why You Don't Need Meat to get Enough Protein

Of all the nutrients the human body requires to function, protein seems to get the most press. Importance is heaped upon it in colossal doses similar to the U.S. Presidential Election. I’m not going to go into whether or not that attention might be misplaced in this post (and probably ever because I’d rather discuss […]

Superfood Spotlight : Garlic & Raw Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Raw Tomato Bruschetta Recipe on Raw Onion Cheese Bread by Raw Food Bali

Superfoods get a lot of press in the raw food world, and for good reason. They are an excellent supplement to any diet, as only small amounts are required to provide huge benefits. They are often used to boost energy levels, fight off and cure illnesses, prevent mineral deficiencies, and just make people feel super! […]

8 Mind-Blowing Things I Learned during Elaina Love & Chris Whitcoe’s Pure Joy Academy Raw Food Chef and Detox Course

Dr. Nick Iatrogenesis

Any of you who read my newsletter know that over the past month I have been taking the Pure Joy Academy Raw Food Chef & Detox Certification course with Elaina Love and Chris Whitcoe. Well it just ended this week, and while it would it would be impossible for me to share all of the […]

Superfood Spotlight : Cacao

Montezuma Raw Cacao

Cacao. Cocoa. Chocolate. Its scientific name, Theobroma Cacao, as dubbed by Carolus Linnaeus, means ‘food of the gods’ in Latin. Whatever you want to call one of the world’s favorite foods, it is indisputably delicious. However, depending on the form in which you consume it, it may or may not be nutritious. Most of the […]