Humankind’s natural diet
Everyone has an opinion, but not every opinion is correct. When we look around the world at humanity, those who live longest and remain healthiest all have a very good or semi-vegetarian diet. In Okinawa Japan, life expectancy amongst the older generation is in excess of 100 years because bulk of their diet is fresh vegetables.
It is one of the tragedies of Okinawa that the parents, great-grandparents and great-great-grandparents have to bury their children who are dying because they have embraced the Western high meat, high-fat and highly processed diet that has become so prevalent across the world.
In India and other countries where vegetarianism is prevalent, longevity and good health are considered normal yet in
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A commonly used root vegetable
Cassava is low on the nutrient scale and yet it’s a major source of carbohydrates for over half a billion people. It is a white fleshed tuber and is also called manioc, yuca, balinghoy, mogo, mandioca, kamoteng and kahoy root. It may be compared with taro as both have little taste and a similar texture.
Cassava is a woody shrub originally native to South America but extensively cultivated as an annual crop in most tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and Africa. It can be purchased in many Asian food stores peeled and frozen, or as a frozen pulp.
Cassava must be well cooked as it contains Prussic acid (hydrocyanic acid), which can cause cyanide
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The ultimate recovery diet
Joel Wallach and Dr. Esselstyn and many others have proved that changes in diet and nutrition can actually cure diseases. As a result of their advice and other impulses, people have been experimenting with different ways of eating raw food.
Then many people remembered that when we were ill, we were given soups and broths that were filled with nutrition and easy to digests. Many people turn to fruit and vegetable juices as a way of providing the body with essential nutrients, however fruit and vegetable juice without the essential fibre can sometimes do as much harm as good.
Some of the critics of the raw vegetarian diet are that it takes
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Miracle Drinks Kill Cancer Cells
This miracle drink idea has been circulating for a long time and it’s worth your while to take note as it helps recovery from many unpleasant health problems.
A Mr. Seto had lung cancer and he was recommended to take this drink by a Herbalist from China. He took it diligently for three months and it’s claimed his health was restored and that he wanted to make it public to draw this idea to the attention of people with cancers.
It is claimed that this drink that can protect from bad cells forming in your body or it will restrain their growth!
Take one beet root (red beet), one carrot and one apple
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A super food
Delicious button mushrooms
Mushrooms and toadstools are the flowering and reproductive parts of a fungi that lives underground. Their roots can spread over great distances and while some mushrooms and toadstools are poisonous, many a delicious and make a nice addition to our meals.
There is another class of mushrooms which are labelled as magic or psychedelic, when these are ingested they induce altered states of consciousness and the people don’t know what they are doing, the consequences can be fatal.
You can buy mushrooms in most vegetable markets, these are typically grown in large dark warehouses, but they also may be collected from fields typically in the spring and autumn when the climatic conditions are
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More caring, connected and capable
Back in 2014 the dating site firstmet.com (formerly AYI) released information from a study about dating preferences. They found that men were 13% more likely to click on a woman’s profile is she was vegetarian.
So, it is pretty clear that men have a preference for vegetarian women but conversely, the opposite was true when it came to women who were 11% less likely to click on a man’s profile if he was vegetarian.
Perhaps this is due to men seeing vegetarian women as more down to earth and intelligent whereas women have been sucked into the idea that real men have some power over life and eating flesh gives them a competitive edge
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To eat or not to eat Allium vegetables
Allium vegetables are loosely defined as members of the onion family and there are hundreds of species. They have been used as a food and medicine for thousands of years, and include; red and white onions that we are so familiar with as well as scallions or spring onions, shallots, leaks, garlic, chives and others.
All these allium vegetables are considered low in nutrients and are valued more for their taste. As such the use of these vegetables was very widespread. In recent years, these plants have become so heavily used across the Western world that it’s almost impossible to find any commercially prepared foods that don’t contain some allium vegetable flavouring.
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Herbal or Botanical Medicine is the use of herbs (plants) for disease prevention and restoration of health.
Herbs and other plants have been used as medicines in most cultures and civilisations throughout history, either as single entities or as complex mixtures of several herbs or of herbs and other substances.
Modern medicine (pharmacology) grew from herbal medicines and to save costs and / or to make profits, the chemical/drug companies synthesised the active healing compounds found in plants to make most of the drugs we know today.
Herbal medicine is a major component in indigenous peoples’ traditional medicine and a common element in Ayurvedic, homoeopathic, naturopathic and traditional oriental medicine.
The prescription of specific herbal treatments
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The science of staying healthy
It matters not what you think about creation but it is scientifically evident that we are mammals and just one of all the innumerable species that inhabit this planet.
But if we look at all the other species that exist, they rarely ever become sick unless they live in the environment managed by us. Provided they have access to a healthy environment they don’t need any nutritional supplements and they don’t need to see a doctor.
Of course many animals get eaten but we humans are both at the top of the food chain with power to meddle with nature. Because we have this power and position, we come in to life thinking that we
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Five foods with more Protein than beef
Workouts don’t require steak
Protein is vital in our diets and many argue that vegetarians and vegans don’t get enough or that it’s too difficult to get all our required proteins.
However it has been learned that we don’t need to combine foods as we once thought to form a complete protein (such as beans and rice). That protein myth died years ago as our bodies are capable of using amino acids all sources to form complete proteins.
Have you ever seen a weak gorilla? These animals live exclusively on vegetables, seeds and fruits, and they are ten times stronger than us.
Proteins are essential nutrients, building blocks of body tissue, and
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