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The Real Reason Americans Are Fat

According to Doctors Douglas J. Lisle and Alan Goldhamer, the authors of The Pleasure Trap: Mastering the Hidden Force that Undermines Health & Happiness, it isn’t how much you eat that is making you fat. It’s what you eat. Lisle and Goldhamer believe that if you consume a healthy plant-based diet, you will not gain weight. […]

November 29, 2010   4 Comments

Dried Nuts on a Raw Food Diet

So now you know from this article that dried fruit (in moderation) is perfectly acceptable on a healthy raw vegan diet. In moderation is really the key here. The emphasis should be on *fresh* water-rich fruits and vegetables, not their dried counterparts. But what about dried nuts? Should they be eaten on a healthy raw food diet? If so, where […]

November 26, 2010   2 Comments

Please, Don’t Use This as an Excuse to Give in!

Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is just one day away! Time for fun with friends, family, and…cooked foods?! I know what you’re thinking. The Holiday season only comes once a year so you might as well have a little bite here and a little nibble there of some cooked comforts. There’s always the new year […]

November 24, 2010   Comments Off

Dried Fruits on a Raw Food Diet

A couple of weeks ago, I talked about my love affair with the delicious fresh Barhi dates I received from The Date People in California. I swear, they really taste like caramel! But what about dried fruits like dried dates and raisins? Should you include them as part of a healthy raw food diet? Should I Eat […]

November 22, 2010   1 Comment

Avoiding the Pressure to Eat Cooked Food Around Friends?!

Introducing…the answer to your very last cravings question! You know what that means, don’t you? It means that tomorrow is the release of my brand new e-book How to Conquer Your Cooked Food Cravings Once and for All! But first, the Q & A: Question #7 I find social situations difficult, as most of my […]

November 14, 2010   Comments Off