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Raw Food Mustard Recipe

Thumbnail image for Raw Food Mustard Recipe by Mark Ament 31 August 2010

If you’ve ever read the label on a traditional mustard jar, you’ve probably wondered what some of those ingredients with long names are.   While mustard naturally keeps well, most makers add preservatives and other chemicals to give it a longer shelf life. The good news is that you can make a very tasty raw food […]

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A Simple and Amazingly Tasty Raw Food Snack

Thumbnail image for A Simple and Amazingly Tasty Raw Food Snack by Mark Ament 26 August 2010

One of the things I always enjoy about late summer in the U.S. is the amount of delicious locally grown fruit and vegetables that are available.  This year, I’ve been eating fresh California figs, Colorado peaches and apricots, Blueberries from Oregon and some amazing watermelons and cantaloupes from Colorado. Most of the time I enjoy […]

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A Veggie, Vegan and Raw Restaurant In Boulder

Thumbnail image for A Veggie, Vegan and Raw Restaurant In Boulder by Mark Ament 24 August 2010

Here’s a note for all of the Vegetarian friendly folks out there. I recently went to one of my favorite cities in the U.S. –  Boulder, Colorado and was pleasantly surprised to find a new (at least to me) vegetarian restaurant.   My family and I went with my friend David on the day we arrived […]

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Supplements You Need To Know About If You Have Raw and/or Vegan Kids

Thumbnail image for Supplements You Need To Know About If You Have Raw and/or Vegan Kids by Mark Ament 22 August 2010

Since my daughter is about to turn one year old, I’ve been doing quite a bit of research on the reality of raising kids on raw and vegan foods.    The consensus is that while it may indeed be much healthier overall than eating a standard diet, raw vegan kids do need some supplements especially when […]

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The Health and Healing Properties of Whole Cloves

Thumbnail image for The Health and Healing Properties of Whole Cloves by Mark Ament 24 July 2010

What Are Cloves? Cloves are the dried flower buds of evergreen trees that grow in tropical climates. Here is a photo I took recently near Munduk, Bali of clove flowers growing on the slopes of the volcano. After they are harvested, the flowers are sun dried.  The majority of cloves are used to produce cigarettes […]

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Three Expert Tips To Make Raw Food Easy

by Mark Ament 18 June 2010

So, you’re looking into a raw food diet and wanting to make it easy on yourself. First thing I want to say is “congratulations.” Going raw, even just part way, can transform your life in more ways than you can imagine. I’ve been doing it now for 10 years and I feel like a different […]

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6 Tips To Optimize Your Oxygen Intake

Thumbnail image for 6 Tips To Optimize Your Oxygen Intake by Mark Ament 3 May 2010

Each minute, even without applying any conscious breathing techniques, we breathe between 6 and 10 liters (1.5-2 gallons) of air – that’s 8600-11.400 liters (2200-2900 gallons) per day. This makes the air we breathe by far our most important contact with the external world and the fundamental way we energize and vitalize our bodies everyday […]

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7 Benefits of Organic Maca Powder Video

by Mark Ament 26 April 2010

Hi everyone, I just made my first “article video” for Youtube.  It’s about the benefits of eating raw organic maca powder.  Thought I’d share it with you here. Click here 🙂 Mark

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Superfood Focus: Salba – Aka Chia

Thumbnail image for Superfood Focus:  Salba – Aka Chia by Mark Ament 22 February 2010

One of the newest foods that is gaining a lot of attention for its therapeutic and daily health benefits is “Salba.” Most people haven’t yet heard of it, but I imagine that this will change soon. The History of Salba 1. Salba was first used as food as early as 3500 B.C., and served as […]

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A Fresh Start in 2010?

Thumbnail image for A Fresh Start in 2010? by Mark Ament 5 January 2010

First of all a big happy new year to you! I’m really looking forward to 2010.    I’ve got a 3 new projects that I will launch this year. The first new project is my upcoming Fresh Start Retreat. I decided to create this retreat because, simply put, there was nothing else out there like […]

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