Raw Food

Peruvian Aji Amarillo, the Yellow Chili—Put Soul Into Your Cooked or Raw Foods!

Friday Aug 1 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Natural foods by themselves tend to be flavorless. Why not add flame, flavor, and soul to your vegetarian and vegan cooking? Salsa Recipe Below! Every ... more »

3 Reasons Why the Raw Food Diet May Not Be Good for Kids

Thursday Jul 24 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

A raw food diet may leave kids with serious nutrient deficiencies. Many adults swear by it—the raw food diet. Eating only uncooked fruits and ... more »

The Original Paleo Fruit: Could Breadfruit Feed The World?

Friday Jul 18 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Breadfruit grows in poor conditions, even in salty sandy soils that can’t support other plants. Experts think it might even survive soils damaged by ... more »

Instead of Wheat, Try These 7 Gluten-Free Grains

Wednesday Feb 26 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Quinoa is a healthy and nutritious grain alternative for those looking to avoid gluten. Are you on a gluten-free diet? If so, you may be missing ... more »

3 Healthy Seeds—Comparing and Contrasting Chia, Flax, and Hemp

Monday Jan 13 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Chia, flax, and hemp seeds are all great sources of protein and antioxidants, and make an easy healthy addition to your diet. About a decade ago, ... more »

#3 Sushi Health Risk—Toxins, with 10 Tips to Protect Yourself

Wednesday Oct 9 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

In addition to parasites and bacteria, sushi may also be contaminated with toxins. After talking about parasites and bacteria in former posts, now ... more »

#2 Sushi Health Risk—Bacteria, with 10 Tips to Protect Yourself

Wednesday Oct 2 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

Sushi can be contaminated with bacteria and viruses, which can cause digestive issues. After talking about parasites in a former post, now it’s time ... more »

#1 Sushi Health Risk—Parasites, with 7 Tips to Protect Yourself

Monday Sep 30 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

Might that plate of sushi be contaminated with parasites? An informal poll by Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News showed that most doctors who ... more »

Dragon Fruit—A New Super Food

Friday Sep 20 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

I grow this unusual fruit for my own use—it has a number of health benefits. The first time I ate dragon fruit was in Hong Kong, and then in ... more »

10 Tips for Preserving Vitamins and Shelf Life in Produce

Wednesday Jul 24 2013 | by Colleen M. Story

Americans throw away thousands of dollars every year in spoiled produce. Try these tips for making your goodies last longer. We’re all trying to eat ... more »

14 Raw Food Pitfalls and How to Tell the Real Experts from the Rest

Friday Jan 11 2013 | by Nomi Shannon

Today, we’re exposed to more and more information about the raw food diet. Some of it is helpful, but some of it is misleading or even harmful. ... more »

Transforming Cooked Comfort Foods into Raw Delights

Thursday Oct 18 2012 | by Cherie Soria

When you make raw foods taste good and feel good, it makes changing your diet easy. I have always maintained that if you give people food that ... more »