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Addressing Greens

arugula

Of all the plant foods that support good health, dark leafy greens are at the top of the list. The darkest and heartiest leafy greens are often bitter in flavor and tough to chew. To increase ease of digestion, we need to either chew greens well and/or prepare them in a way that makes them

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Simple Green Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle

Dan and Cherie's Garden Bounty

Most of us who eat a clean, plant-based diet know that it’s good to live a “green lifestyle”. We may think we are doing a great job embracing an eco-friendly life, but there are always so many ways to improve. It’s fun to think of some of the different ways we can live a healthier,

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Top 10 Reasons to Stay at Living Light Inn

Living Light Inn Peace

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

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Raw Food Chef Felix Schoener at Fivelements Puri Ahimsa

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Living Light graduate and internationally known raw vegan chef Felix Schoener told his mother he wanted to become a chef at age seven. His lifelong passion for food was strongly influenced by his mother, a 30 year vegetarian. He grew up with simple, healthy meals and the family had a huge garden with fresh vegetables,

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Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Focuses on Health AND Sustainability

James sant with fruits and veg

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

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Eating Weeds and Saving Money

Sergei Boutenko Wild Edibles

Guest blog by Sergei BoutenkoWhen the sun is shining and the weather is warm I rely on wild edibles for nourishment and save mega dollars on food in the process. Wild food is plentiful, healthful, free, and available everywhere and for everyone. On a typical summer day I’m likely to kick-start my morning with a

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5 Great Reasons to Add More Raw Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet

organic kale and romanesco broccoli

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.

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6 Important Tips for Maintaining a Raw Food Lifestyle

Vitamix Blenders

One of the questions we often get from students at Living Light Culinary Institute, is “how do I maintain a raw food lifestyle when I go home?” Among the many skills we teach our students is a basic raw food kitchen checklist: Learn how to organize your raw food kitchen Learn how to choose equipment

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Another Sign of Fall by hilloah

Another sign of fall: the hatching of termites.  As Archie and I sat by our outdoor fire recently, we could see the birds flying about catching them.  Both the Robins and the Stellar's Jays seemed to think the termites were most delicious!  This is good as not only is our home made of wood, but we

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Snapdragons by hilloah

Archie and I were talking about what we were going to do on the weekend and I said I would weed out the snapdragons from our wine barrels as they were done. Then I started to think about it. Do they reseed themselves? Do I leave the roots and a few inches of the stalk above ground?

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