Dan and Cherie ran 27 miles this past Saturday, their longest run ever in preparation for the Mendocino Ultra Marathon (31+ miles), which will take place on Saturday, April 23. Saturday was their last really long run until the BIG RACE – only 25 days away! Until then, all of their daily training runs in
Category Archives: Science of Raw Food Nutrition
Top 3 Strategies for Lifetime Success with Raw Food Teleconference with Drs. Rick and Karin Dina, DC FEB 25 6:00 PM Pacific Time Not every raw food enthusiast feels successful in maintaining a raw food diet over time. If you'd like to stay motivated and stick with a raw food diet that works for you,
By Dr. Karin Dina, D.C.Living Light Inn is an eco-friendly lodging choice for Living Light Culinary Institute students and conscious travelers visiting the scenic Mendocino coast in northern California. Most of our students over the years have stayed at the Inn while studying at Living Light and we've always heard nothing but praise about it. It
By Dr.Karin Dina, D.C.The USDA and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services publish updated dietary guidelines every five years based on recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) is responsible for providing the Federal government with current research-based evidence on diet, health, and nutrition in a document titled
By Dr. Karin Dina, D.C.Raw fruits and vegetables are well-known for their health promoting benefits. In fact, the current USDA MyPlate suggests that half of our diet be composed of fruits and vegetables! Here are many of the reasons why:VitaminsFruits and vegetables contain many important and synergistic vitamins. Good examples include vitamins C and E.
What is the best way to describe the Science of Raw Food Nutrition series of classes Drs. Rick and Karin Dina developed and teach at here at Living Light?I recently perused some of the testimonials on their website, Raw Food Education and was not surprised to notice the respect students have for both Dr. Rick
There is a reason why raw food pioneer Dr. Ann Wigmore chose the sunflower plant long ago as the living symbol of her raw food business. Sunflowers are amazing plants that grow strong and tall in one season, and provide valuable seeds and sprouts—while still in shell, the seeds can be grown in soil for
Mint and Chocolate – Chocolate and Mint…it’s a classic combination that many people enjoy. Who knew that a classic chocolate mint flavor was available in one beautiful plant? It’s a plant that grows quickly and easily with an underground root system that can take over your garden if you don’t help contain its enthusiasm, and
Figs have an interesting history. They thrive in California, and many Californians (and some people in other states) are lucky to have backyard fig trees. Figs are also very popular with raw food enthusiasts and at Farmer’s Markets, because shipping the delicate fruits can be difficult, but they can be easily be picked in the
By Dr. Karin Dina, D.C.Spring is in the air and gardening season has begun in our home! Some of the many joys a raw food enthusiast experiences in Springtime are: preparing soil in raised beds to grow favorite garden vegetables, choosing the perfect vegetable starts, then planting them and watching them grow throughout the season.