Monday, April 22, 2019

Raw Food

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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Superfood Focus: Peruvian Maca and Fertility

Thumbnail image for Superfood Focus: Peruvian Maca and Fertility by Mark Ament 16 December 2009

We live in a world undreamed of by our ancestors.  We can travel thousands of miles in just hours.  We can be constantly connected with loved one and friends.  We have amazing creature comforts.  And, in terms of food, we can eat foods from all over the world.   As conventional agriculture continues to deplete […]

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Recipe For Raw Food Flax Crackers

Thumbnail image for Recipe For Raw Food Flax Crackers by Mark Ament 11 December 2009

One of the benefits of eating raw food flax seed crackers, besides the fact that they taste great, is that they are high in fiber. Flax seeds contain 28 grams of dietary fiber per 100 gram serving. Dietary fiber is important for strong and regular bowel motion. Here’s my favorite recipe for raw food flax […]

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If I Could Only Take One Superfood Supplement It Would Be…

Thumbnail image for If I Could Only Take One Superfood Supplement It Would Be… by Mark Ament 9 December 2009

Over the past 10 years, I’ve tried a wide variety of superfood supplements.  Here’s a quick list off the top of my head: Acai berries, Alfalfa, Aloe vera juice, Barley grass,  Blue-green algae, Cacao beans, Camu Camu berries, Chlorella, Coconut oil, Flax seeds and oil, Garlic, Goji berries, Hemp seeds, Honey, Maca, Mangosteen, Sea vegetables, Spirulina, Wheat grass I’ve […]

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The Environmental Benefits of the Raw Vegan Lifestyle

Thumbnail image for The Environmental Benefits of the Raw Vegan Lifestyle by Mark Ament 29 November 2009

Eating a diet based on raw vegetarian food is one of the simplest, most direct and most influential ways that each of us can improve our own health and support to the health of the earth. Over the past 10 years I’ve met thousands of people who have transformed their health and even saved their […]

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Recipe: Mark’s Super Cleansing Lemonade

Thumbnail image for Recipe: Mark’s Super Cleansing Lemonade by Mark Ament 27 November 2009

Until my late 20s I chronic difficulties with mucus. I was often clearing my throat, had strong allergies to dust and certain weeds, easily caught colds and regularly had a runny nose. This situation improved a lot shortly after I started eating a diet based on 95% raw vegetarian foods. What I discovered from being […]

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Raw Food Recipe: Truly Raw Chocolate Bar

Thumbnail image for Raw Food Recipe: Truly Raw Chocolate Bar by Mark Ament 18 November 2009

Chocolate!   It’s estimated that the average American eats 4.5 kilos per year and the average Swiss 9.5! I personally was never a big fan of chocolate, at least until I started experiencing pure raw cacao.   I think the reason is that “normal” chocolate has literally been cooked to death.  To make a typical chocolate bar, […]

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Beyond M.K. Gandhi on Vegetarianism

Thumbnail image for Beyond M.K. Gandhi on Vegetarianism by Mark Ament 16 November 2009

I arrived in Singapore on Sunday, which happens to be market night in Little India.  Set within an sea of ultra modern buildings, super high-tech and non-stop advertising, Little India is one of the few places in the city which still has some character.   That’s even more true during the Sunday night market.  I took […]

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