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Growing Sprouts For Your Start to Self-Sufficiency

Growing Sprouts For Your Start to Self-Sufficiency

The importance of growing your own sprouts cannot be stressed enough. Sprouts and seedlings are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals for us, especially during the winter. While vegetables and salads come from greenhouses, are transported halfway around the...

Is Physical Detoxification Possible Through Diet?

Is Physical Detoxification Possible Through Diet?

From a scientific point of view, detoxification of the body is not necessary. It’s said that our bodies excrete unwanted substances through the intestines, lungs, kidneys, and skin and clean themselves. But is this belief still true today? Our living conditions have...

Sunflower Greens and Other Microgreens in the Indoor Garden

Sunflower Greens and Other Microgreens in the Indoor Garden

Growing fresh sunflower greens and other micogreens are the optimal way to supply yourself with nutrients, especially in winter. To get started you’ll need: appropriate seed trays right type of soil germinable organic seeds right location necessary know-how! Our...

The Alkaline Diet – What Does it Do?

The Alkaline Diet – What Does it Do?

The alkaline or base diet is considered alternative medical nutrition and is still not given due consideration in nutritional science. This is justified by the argument that our bodies are perfectly equipped for a healthy life and have natural buffer systems. However,...

Yoga, Ayurveda and Raw Food

Yoga, Ayurveda and Raw Food

Yoga, Ayurveda and raw food – do they go together? Most people associate yoga and the Ayurvedic diet with cooked food and Indian spices. Nevertheless, more and more yogis are now swearing by raw food and are experiencing more flexibility and a clearer mind by changing...

Strategies For Preventing Colds

Strategies For Preventing Colds

For many people, fall is the season of runny noses, alternating between coughs, headaches and body aches. Those affected feel weak, tired, unable to perform, spend their time in the doctor's office and leave plenty of money at the pharmacy. But that doesn't have to be...

Chronic Fatigue: Weak Mitochondria May Be the Cause

Chronic Fatigue: Weak Mitochondria May Be the Cause

A lot of people complain about having fatigue and chronic exhaustion: weak mitochondria can actually be a reason for this. The topic of cell organelles is becoming increasingly important in the field of medicine and naturopathy, because without well-functioning...

Wild Plant Vital Food According to Dr. Switzer

Wild Plant Vital Food According to Dr. Switzer

Since many of Dr. Switzer's recommendations are included in our training program to become a Holistic Nutrition Coach, we will present the essence of his work in this article.CONTENTS   Dr. John Switzer Gerson Therapy Wild Plant Vital Food Essential Aspects of...

Mucus-Free Diet According to Arnold Ehret

Mucus-Free Diet According to Arnold Ehret

The mucus-free diet was founded at the beginning of the 20th century by the German naturopath Arnold Ehret. Arnold Ehret, born on July 29, 1866, near Freiburg, Germany, was 30 years old when he fell ill with chronic inflammation of the kidneys. After having...

Do Antioxidants Protect Our Cells?

Do Antioxidants Protect Our Cells?

Most people have heard the term antioxidants in connection with a healthy diet. But what exactly do they do – do antioxidants protect our cells, or even counteract the aging of cells? This article answers these interesting questions and also shows which foods are...

Morning Routine According to Anthony William

Morning Routine According to Anthony William

INCURABLE DISEASES DO NOT EXIST …   … this is Anthony William’s basic statement in his book "Medical Medicine", in which he discusses natural ways of healing. Since his childhood, Anthony has been in contact with a spiritual force, which he calls Spirit. In his...

Are Oats Gluten-Free?

Are Oats Gluten-Free?

Are oats considered gluten-free, and are they allowed in a gluten-free diet? Can oats be tolerated by those who suffer from celiac disease? And can oats be used in a raw vegan diet? We get these and similar questions on a regular basis. That's why we want to shed...

Juice Fasting Allows for Detoxification and Regeneration

Juice Fasting Allows for Detoxification and Regeneration

Do you wish you could slow things down, give your body a detox, and improve your health overall? Then a vegetable juice fasting week might just be the thing for you! What Can You Expect from a Juice Fasting Week? In our article “Fasting – The Reset Button for Body and...

How Does The 80/10/10 Diet Work?

How Does The 80/10/10 Diet Work?

Anyone who has studied the subject of fructose is justified in asking the question: How does the 80/10/10 diet work? If not done in the right way, eating too much fructose can lead to numerous physical complaints. Let's take a closer look at this topic now.CONTENT...

How to Strengthen Connective Tissue and Avoid Cellulite

How to Strengthen Connective Tissue and Avoid Cellulite

Being able to strengthen connective tissue and avoid cellulite is something that interests every woman above 40 (at least). Because unfortunately, women are affected by cellulite more often than men. But women don’t have to remain helplessly at the mercy of these...

Why Should We Soak Seeds and Nuts?

Why Should We Soak Seeds and Nuts?

Time and again, people who soak seeds and nuts before consuming them tell us that they’ve actually lost their nut intolerances. This could be related to phytic acids and lectins!CONTENT   What Are the Effects of Phytic Acid? What Effects Do Lectins Have on Our...

Feeling Cold in a Raw Food Diet

Feeling Cold in a Raw Food Diet

Are you feeling cold in a raw food diet? In this article we want to shed light on the reasons for this concept, answer common questions about it, and show various tips and options for a raw food diet, even in the winter.CONTENTS:   Why do so Many People Think...

Pesky Bloating During the Transition to Raw Food

Pesky Bloating During the Transition to Raw Food

A lot of people are affected by bloating when switching to a raw food diet. At the beginning, this is completely normal to a certain extent. But several different circumstances can lead to increased and particularly foul-smelling intestinal gas. Here you can find out...

Sprouted Buckwheat: Both Digestible and Nutritious

Sprouted Buckwheat: Both Digestible and Nutritious

Buckwheat is a flowering plant that belongs to the knotweed family, and which is now very popular in vegan, gluten-free cuisine. Sprouted buckwheat in particular is quite valuable for the vegan diet. In this article we’ll explain its advantages and a variety of...

Are Alternative Sweeteners Healthy?

Are Alternative Sweeteners Healthy?

How healthy are alternative sweeteners in reality? Alternative sweeteners have taken the spotlight in the nutrition world, and for good reason. After all, in the last 150 years, the average sugar consumption per capita has risen to 100 g of sugar daily, and thus to an...

Is the Widespread Disease Type 2 Diabetes Curable?

Is the Widespread Disease Type 2 Diabetes Curable?

Diabetes is affecting an increasing number of people - especially younger people. At the same time, more and more studies and field reports are now confirming that the widespread disease type 2 diabetes is curable. It’s not only nutrition that’s crucial here, but...

Fasting – The Reset Button for Body and Soul

Fasting – The Reset Button for Body and Soul

Fasting is Not a Fad If you think that fasting is something unnatural that’s too extreme for your body, this article invites you to enlighten yourself. In fact, we know for certain that early man actually lived alternating between periods of eating and fasting. Poor...

What Does “Raw Food” Mean?

What Does “Raw Food” Mean?

Let's talk about what "raw food" actually means. When you hear the term “raw food,” it probably brings to mind a cold, crunchy carrot at best. And yet there’s a new, healthy lifestyle movement currently developing around this very concept. Raw food is the new healthy...

The 3 Most Common Mistakes in the Vegan Diet

The 3 Most Common Mistakes in the Vegan Diet

We have some essential tips for you to help avoid the 3 most frequent mistakes in the vegan diet. Because if not done correctly, being vegan can be anything but healthy. But the fact is: When done the right way, vegan nutrition has wonderful nutritional potential....

Optimal Food Combinations Critically Considered

Optimal Food Combinations Critically Considered

"As if you don't already eat healthy enough as a raw foodist, now optimal food combinations should also be taken into account. That's going too far for me, all enjoyment is gone, intuitive eating is out of the question," could be the objection of a newcomer. Is this...

Is Fructose Healthy?

Is Fructose Healthy?

Is fructose healthy or unhealthy? For a long time, fructose was considered to be the best substitute for table sugar for anyone with diabetes, but now this substitute has become very questionable: More and more people regularly suffer from digestive problems because...

What Causes a Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver to Develop?

What Causes a Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver to Develop?

What causes a non-alcoholic fatty liver to develop? This is a question that requires some clarification, as this issue now affects at least 30 % of the general population, and commonly occurs in patients with diabetes, obesity, and other metabolic risk factors...

Heal Your Liver With Anthony William

Heal Your Liver With Anthony William

Heal Your Liver with Anthony William - in this article we want to take a comprehensive look at our central metabolic organ based on the book "Liver Rescue" and present the essence of his recommendations.CONTENTS The Liver: A Multifunctional Organ The Liver Suffers...

Why is Sugar so Harmful?

Why is Sugar so Harmful?

"Sugar is not only sweet, but also dangerous." This statement was made by Dr. Max Buker 20 years ago. Max Otto Bruker was a German author, physician, and advocate of whole food nutrition. After decades of research, he actually put sugar on the same level as nicotine,...

Life Transformation Program at Hippocrates Wellness

Life Transformation Program at Hippocrates Wellness

We (Ulrike and Jürgen) participated in the three-week Life Transformation Program at Hippocrates Wellness in Florida in February 2020, an experience we are happy to report on. Hippocrates Wellness is a health institute that was founded in 1956 by Ann Wigmore in...

How Can We Get Enough Protein with Raw Food?

How Can We Get Enough Protein with Raw Food?

Proteins are the building blocks of our body and are involved in many different metabolic processes. The real question is: How can we get enough protein with raw food? This is always hotly debated and is of course an especially relevant issue for athletes. In this...

Holistic Treatment of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Holistic Treatment of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is becoming a widespread disease. It’s now increasingly common to receive a diagnosis of thyroid disease. But how many of those who are diagnosed are actually affected by this autoimmune disease? In this article, we will take a comprehensive...

Are Algae the Food of the Future?

Are Algae the Food of the Future?

Algae are being discussed as the food of the future. What actually makes them so exciting? If we consider that more than 70 percent of the earth's surface is covered with water and take into account that algae grow up to 30 times faster than land plants, we have an...

The Nutritional Significance of an Optimal Supply of Iodine

The Nutritional Significance of an Optimal Supply of Iodine

An optimal supply of iodine is incredibly important to our health. If you know which foods are rich in iodine, you can get a good supply naturally through a vegan diet and find your ideal intake amount.CONTENT How Does Iodine Function in the Body? How Much Iodine Do...

Recognize and Treat Histamine Intolerance

Recognize and Treat Histamine Intolerance

Heart palpitations, red spots, digestive problems, headaches – the symptoms of histamine intolerance are both numerous and vague. For this reason, for many people it’s only discovered late or not at all. The good news is that if histamine intolerance is recognized and...

Why Bitter Substances Are So Important?

Why Bitter Substances Are So Important?

Have you been wondering: if bitter substances are so important, then why are they becoming less and less common in our diets today? Well we’ve taken a look into the matter. It’s true, a lot of people might pucker their mouths when eating bitter foods like chicory,...

The Advantages of Raw Vegan Sports Nutrition

The Advantages of Raw Vegan Sports Nutrition

Raw vegan sports nutrition is often viewed with a fair bit of skepticism. And the question that comes up the most frequently is: how is it possible to get enough protein with a plant-based diet? In this article, we want to show you how the raw vegan diet can be...

Leaky Gut Syndrome: What Happens When the Intestine is Leaky?

Leaky Gut Syndrome: What Happens When the Intestine is Leaky?

Leaky gut syndrome is a condition that involves a permeable intestinal mucosa. This can not only lead to a variety of symptoms, but is also associated with a number of diseases.CONTENT What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? How Does Leaky Gut Syndrome Develop? What Are Symptoms...

Is Silent Inflammation the Cause of Chronic Disease?

Is Silent Inflammation the Cause of Chronic Disease?

Whether diabetes, Crohn's disease, or rheumatism – is it possible that these chronic diseases could be caused by “silent inflammation?” In the following article, we want to show to what extent silent inflammation can be a breeding ground for chronic diseases and how...

How do Phytonutrients Affect our Health?

How do Phytonutrients Affect our Health?

Secondary plant substances, also called phytonutrients, are gaining more and more notoriety in the nutrition world! For years, science has put its main focus on primary nutrients, but the results of recent studies reinforce previous theories that plant foods can...

Healthier with Hemp Seeds

Healthier with Hemp Seeds

We are healthier with hemp seeds? To this we would say yes, because these little nuts have extremely beneficial, health-promoting properties. CONTENTS Where Do Hemp Seeds Come from? Doesn't Hemp Also Have Something to Do with Drugs? What Makes Hemp Seeds So Healthy?...

Is Intermittent Fasting the Best Healthcare?

Is Intermittent Fasting the Best Healthcare?

Intermittent fasting is a term for interrupted fasting, and is a diet that alternates between food intake and fasting in a set, specific rhythm. At first, doesn't intermittent fasting sound compulsive and not a good habit for everyday life? When we think about how the...

The Advantages of Thorough Chewing

The Advantages of Thorough Chewing

"Well chewed is halb digested ..." … a common saying that reminds us not to gulp down our food, but to chew it thoroughly. And at first glance, it sounds simple enough to regularly chew thoroughly – after all, it can be done easily by just about anyone, anywhere....