Is the Raw Food Diet a Cult?

When I first went raw in 1996, and then announced to my family that I was going try to move to California the next year, one of my aunts was worried I might be getting into a cult.

Prepare for the Winter on the Raw Food Diet

A couple weeks ago, I was at the Woodstock Fruit Festival where I gave a few workshops on the raw food diet and met many of the 400 participants.

How I Almost Lost My Teeth on Raw Foods

Before I get into today’s article, I want to update you about next week’s Woodstock Fruit Festival! I will spend a week along with almost 400 health seekers in beautiful New York state.

Forget the Hype, Olive Oil Is Not Healthy

One of the biggest LIES we’ve been fed over the last 15 or 20 years in nutrition circles is the idea that olive oil is awesome for health and that we should drizzle it all over everything.

How My Dentist Told Me That My Teeth Were Too Clean

A few months ago, I went for an appointment to the dentist. I’m always a little apprehensive when I go to the dentist, because around 2002-2003 I went through major problems, all caused by eating the WRONG kind of raw food diet, and also following the wrong dental health information.

Why Dehydrated Foods Are Not Optimal

Last month I was with some friends at Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver for the summer solstice. In case you don’t know, Kitsilano beach is this awesome beach in Vancouver that faces the ocean, downtown Vancouver and the beautiful North Shore mountains.

10 Good Reasons to Eat More Fruit

A few weeks ago I came back from a trip to Hawaii. I hadn’t taken a real vacation in a long time, so this was something I really needed.

Questions and Answers on the Raw Food Diet: Does Fruit Sugar Make You Look Old?

Here are answers to some of the questions I’ve received lately.

Loose Stools on a Raw Food Diet

QUESTION: I, and a number of my friends have made an effort to use much more raw food in our vegetarian diet.

How to Get Fit Without Quitting

Before I get started with today’s ezine, I need to apologize about something first.

Last Tuesday, I was traveling from Hawaii to Vancouver and I sent out my last ezine with my friend Roger Haeske’s article on fitness.

My Dream of Moving to the Tropics

Growing up on the East coast of Canada, I’ve always secretly hated the winter — the never ending winter!

It was a reality of life that I grudgingly accepted, and I was always disappointed at the fleetingly short summer.