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The True Cause of High Blood Sugar

Recently, I wanted to prove that a low fat, high fruit raw vegan diet does NOT lead to high blood sugar. Using a standard blood glucose monitor, I measured my blood glucose level several times a day for seven days. You can check out my results in full here. As you can see, my blood glucose […]

January 27, 2011   5 Comments

Proof That a Raw Fruit Diet Does NOT Cause High Blood Sugar

One of the most common reasons I hear against adopting a raw vegan diet that is low in fat and high in fruit is that the sugar from the fruit leads to elevated blood sugar levels. If this is true, it is very serious. Sustained elevated blood sugar levels, meaning blood sugar levels that remain […]

January 24, 2011   13 Comments

Improve Your Digestion in Two Steps

Did you know that you could greatly improve your digestion without adopting a 100% raw food diet and without having to give up cooked foods? All you have to do is take these two steps: #1: Eat More Fiber Everyone knows how important fiber is in your diet. It’s absolutely vital for healthy digestion devoid of […]

January 20, 2011   Comments Off

Does Your Raw Food Diet Make You Come Alive?

Don’t ask what the world needs.  Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it.  Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. That’s a quote from American author Howard Thurman and it’s one of my favorites. I try to live my life with a focus on the activities that make […]

January 18, 2011   Comments Off

How I Got Rid of My Keratosis Pilaris With Raw Foods

What in the heck is Keratosis Pilaris? Also called “chicken skin” (thank goodness the kids at school didn’t know that!), keratosis pilaris (aka KP) is a skin condition effecting approximately 40% of adults and 50-80% of adolescents. It looks like this: Yep, pretty gross. I had little red/white bumps just like these (but quite a […]

January 17, 2011   2 Comments