Blog Entries Blog Entries Tue, 23 May 2017 08:46:32 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Plant-Based Diet Decreases Hyperthyroid <p><img src="" alt=" " title="" width="640" height="427" /></p><p>Photo credit Derrick Brutel via Flickr Commons </p><p>Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland, which is responsible for energy use in the body, becomes overactive. Since itís functioning at a higher than normal rate, metabolism speeds up. This can cause symptoms such as sudden weight loss, rapid [...] Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:00:00 +0100 vegan thyroid raw recipes raw food diet raw food plant based hyperthyroid healthy lifestyle health 9 Delicious Raw Recipes to Try This Summer <p>†<img src="" alt=" " width="800" height="643" /></p><p>Farmers markets are booming, so take advantage of the backyard fruits and veggies to try these amazing raw recipes perfect for summer.<br /><br />1. 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Increased Ener [...] Sun, 19 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0100 weight loss vegan raw food raw health energy diet detox 10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Kiwi Daily <p>&nbsp;<img src="" alt=" " width="800" height="530" /></p><p>&nbsp;Image credit: Magdus Hagdorn via Flickr Commons </p><p>Kiwi fruit is exotic in both taste and color. The flavor and fragrance of this fruit are both very inviting and refreshing. There are many reasons to get attracted to this wonderful creation of nature and those topping the chart are its health benefits. This sweet and sour fruit can work as the power house of vitamins and minerals wi [...] Tue, 17 May 2016 19:00:00 +0100 vegetarian vegan superfoods raw food plant based nutrition kiwi health fruit diet 4 Green Tea Refreshments for Hot Summer Days <p><img src="" alt=" " width="800" height="450" /> </p><p>Summer is almost here, which means that hot days are just a few steps ahead. High temperatures can&nbsp;affect us in more ways than we are even aware of, both physically and mentally, which is exactly why we need to give our best to get ready for them. Refreshments in all forms are more than welcome during summer, and the ones that include green tea are definitely some of the best. Stay [...] Sun, 15 May 2016 19:00:00 +0100 young coconuts sports organic news myblog gadgets How Chocolate Makes Your Probiotics More Effective by Mark Malinsky &nbsp;&nbsp;<img src="" alt=" " width="1024" height="681" />Photo credit: Lee McCoy via Flickr Commons <br />The concept of using something delicious and sweet to help make medicinal substances more enticing is nothing new (after-all, a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down). However, using something bad for you to ingest something healthy seems a little oxymoronic, and it turns out, is also quite unnecessary. The solution? Us [...] Sun, 24 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0100 vegan raw food raw chocolate probiotics probiotic enhanced plant based gut health digestion chocolate Are These 5 Toxic Additives In Your Supplements? <p><img src="" alt=" " width="800" height="529" /></p><p>While food manufacturers everywhere have scrambled in recent years to keep up with a growing demand for clean food products, it would appear that the health supplement industry is a little late to get the memo. 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But, I&rsquo;m not here to blabber about the obvious, we all know vegetables are high in protein and etc. I&rsquo;m here to shed some light on a particular vegetable with a few facts you may benefit from.<br /><br />Kale, being a highly nutritious [...] Sun, 20 Mar 2016 19:00:00 +0100 vegan superfoods raw food plant based nutrition kale greens 8 Green Superfoods You Should Eat More Often <p><img src="" alt=" " title="" width="800" height="573" />Image credit for kale: Stone Soup on Flickr </p><p>When it comes to nutrition advice, one thing is for sure: there is a lot of information and even more opinions out there. However, through all of the information overload there seems to be one truth that everyone can agree upon: eat more plants, with a heavy emphasis on greens. 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In fact, finding a watermelon with actual seeds these days is becoming more and more rare, as farmers hybridize them to meet a consumer demand for something ultra sweet and seedless. </p> [...] Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +0100 watermelon seeds watermelon butter superfoods raw food raw organic nutrition nut butter new products Dastony clean eating 5 Surprising Benefits of Grounding Yourself <p>&nbsp;<img src="" alt=" " width="800" height="529" /></p><p>Spring is right around the corner, meaning it&#39;s warming up, the birds are chirping, and flowers are blooming; in other words, nature is beckoning us to shed some layers and head outdoors. As you ditch that winter coat, try ditching those shoes while you&#39;re at it (even if for just a few moments)! While not something most of us think about on a daily basis, taking your shoe [...] Mon, 22 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +0100 wellness holistic health health healing grounding barefoot antioxidant anti-inflammatory anti-disease Can Kiwi fruit Reduce Your Diabetes Risk? <p>&nbsp;<img src="" alt=" " width="600" height="400" /></p><p>According to the American Diabetes Association, there are some early signs of diabetes which can give you a heads-up that you need to visit a doctor. These symptoms include:<br /><br />&bull; frequent urination<br /><br />&bull; constant thirst and hunger<br /><br />&bull; tiredness<br /><br />&bull; blurred vision<br /><br />&bull; a slower healing process for br [...] Mon, 22 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +0100 young coconuts sports organic news myblog gadgets 9 Easy Detox Tips for Spring <p>&nbsp;<img src="" alt=" " width="800" height="631" /></p><p>Spring is right around the corner which means it&#39;s time to focus on freshening up! Spring cleaning isn&#39;t just about cleansing and de-cluttering your home, it&#39;s also something that you can do for your body to feel more energized, boost your immunity, and feel more vibrant. Internal cleansing doesn&#39;t necessarily mean nixing all food and going on a juice fast (however, thos [...] Tue, 16 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +0100 vegan spring cleaning raw food probiotics plant based organic immune boosting detox cleansing Essential Oil Essentials // Top 10 Oils and How to Use Them <p><img src="" alt=" " width="800" height="725" /></p><p>If you&#39;ve ever walked into a spa and immediately felt calmer just from the lovely scents wafting through the air, you&#39;ve actually just experienced one of many benefits of essential oils: aromatherapy. While essential oils can definitely effect the senses, specific oils can also be used externally and even internally for the benefit of the body, as well as help create a cleaner [...] Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +0100 stress reduction holistic health healing essential oils aromatherapy anti-inflammatory anti-bacterial Top 12 Plant-Based Superfoods For Your Heart <p><img src="" alt=" " width="800" height="492" /> There is no doubt, our heart is one of the hardest working organs in our bodies, and is definitely deserving of some good old fashioned TLC. While reducing stress and getting adequate exercise are two very important facets of heart-health, incorporating more heart-healthy superfoods into the diet can have incredible effects. Your heart will thank you if you start eating more of these 12 supe [...] Mon, 01 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +0100 vegan diet superfoods raw chocolate plant based heart healthy clean eating cardiovascular cacao antioxidants anti-inflammatory Love Raw Chocolate? Here's 5 Ways It Loves You Back <p>&nbsp;<img src="" alt=" " width="800" height="533" /></p><p>Image: Rawmio Raw Chocolate Hearts - available HERE </p><p>Have you ever gifted someone you care about chocolate as an expression of your love? Most of us can affirm that we have - and while it might just seem like the classic, fool-proof thing to do (who doesn&#39;t love chocolate?!), there is actually science behind why chocolate has remained synonymous with love throughout time, and w [...] Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0100 superfoods stone ground sale rawmio raw chocolate organic health fair trade cacao Vegan Secrets: Why Their Skin is Healthy and Glowing <p><img src="" alt=" " width="800" height="528" /> </p><p>For anyone starting to think about going down the road of veganism, many of the more &quot;seasons&quot; veterans of the lifestyle will often extole its virtues. 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Simpl [...] Wed, 13 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0100 raw food plant based nut milk bags nut milk kitchen essentials clean eating A Few Sweet Benefits of Bitter Gourd <p>&nbsp;<img src=" Guard.jpg" alt=" " width="640" height="483" /></p><p>You might have known bitter gourd for its bitterness till date but from now on you will know this humble vegetable because of its sweet health benefits. Don&rsquo;t judge this humble vegetable from its taste as it is a power house of health when taken in the right form. The research carried out by Nutrition Journal has suggested many health benefits of bitter gourd, which is also known a [...] Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0100 weight loss superfoods plant based liver health health healing foods diabetes detox blood sugar blog bitter gourd anti-aging