The Green Secret behind Plant Power

This post was originally published on this siteChlorophyll is a green pigment found in all plants, algae and cyanobacteria (blue-green algae). Vital for photosynthesis, chlorophyll allows plants to obtain energy from light by converting the sun’s rays into chemical energy. Since all life on earth?—?with the exception of some bacteria?—?is supported by the sun, photosynthesis […]

The Life That Food Contains

This post was originally published on this siteOver the last several decades science has finally diminished some of its arrogance and begun to explore the natural chemical elements in vegan food. Such findings are the antioxidant effect, the phytonutrients and a wide spectrum of elements that formerly were unknown have significantly moved us forward and […]

How to Grow Wheatgrass

This post was originally published on this siteSpend as little as $1 per week to grow your own wheatgrass juice at home. All you need is a wheatgrass juicer and growing supplies.  Our goal at Hippocrates is to make following this lifestyle at home as easy as possible; as such, the Hippocrates store has everything […]

Is Turmeric Actually Beneficial?

This post was originally published on this siteScientific exploration has revealed one of the most significant discoveries supporting the power of food as medicine. This food-based medicine is turmeric (botanically called curcuma longa L.). At first, volumes of evidence exposed the anti-cancer effects of its flavonoids, specifically the phytochemical curcuminoids. As Dr. Russell Blaylock, M.D. […]

Self Esteem: Do you know what I mean?

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Giller, the founder and director of The Campaign For Positive Development, sees two main causes for the epidemic state of our society:   The lack of self-esteem that affects both children and adults.     The inability to deal with the overwhelming levels of daily stress.   […]

The Global Value of Algae

This post was originally published on this siteAlgae saved our planet by transforming our atmosphere to oxygen, allowing life to exist. Algae saved us again by providing the Earth’s first food. Might algae save our planet yet again? Early Earth supported neither living creatures nor food. No life existed because the Earth’s surface was too […]

How to Eat Your Food

This post was originally published on this siteIt takes more than food to fill you up. Taste is only a small part of a good meal. Enjoying your food depends on how you eat, when you eat, even the company you keep while eating. So, when you’re hungry, slow down, relax, take a deep breath, […]

10 Ways to Relieve Stress

This post was originally published on this siteLife is like a roller coaster, says Dr. Paul J. Rosch, president of the American Institute of Stress in New York. And the people on board each have their own way of dealing with the bone-rattling ride. “In the front of the car are the wide-eyed thrill-seekers who […]

What do you run on?

This post was originally published on this siteFood is our fuel. You don’t select your gasoline based on the color of your car. So too, choosing our life fuel should be based on what we know our body needs. We have all indulged in something that brings a smile to our face, from sight or […]

How to Discover Your Personal Truth

This post was originally published on this siteClarifying the word truth is very difficult in this day and age. We often wish there was a magical formula to make this elusive element surface. While there is certainly a strategy to help us obtain this lofty goal, it always requires patience, hard work and dedication. This […]