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Papaya Fruit Benefits

Native to southern Mexico and now grown throughout the tropics, it’s rumored that Christopher Columbus once called the Papaya the “fruit of the angels.” Not surprising, given the sweet, juicy taste and creamy texture of papaya. But papaya is more than just a tasty treat.   As it turns out, research into the fruit has uncovered […]

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The Health and Healing Properties of Whole Cloves

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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7 Benefits of Organic Maca Powder Video

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

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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Superfood Focus: Peruvian Maca and Fertility

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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The Healing Power Of Young Coconuts

Many years ago when I was first getting into the raw vegan lifestyle, I went to an extraordinary raw food festival in Oregon.  It was in a beautiful outdoor setting, next to a lake, and very appropriate for nature loving raw food enthusiasts. Under the canopy of shade trees, I enjoyed listening to several top […]

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Raw Garlic’s Many Health Benefits

Garlic (Allium sativum L.)  is part of the lily family and it’s medicinal use dates back to 4000 BCE.  It grows well in nearly every climate, so it is known throughout the world.   Hippocrates, the founder of western medicine, used garlic in some cancer treatments.   In ancient Egypt garlic was valued as a general health […]