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If You Could Only Have One Raw Food…

by Leisa on June 8, 2010

Angela Stokes of RawReform had a great competition going on her website where she asked people to write in and answer the question: “”If you were to live on just one raw food for 30 days, which food would you choose and why…?” and the winning response from a lady named Sarah Fabry is below!
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really fab cards

I was sent some copies of these cards in an e-mail and almost fell off my chair laughing! I guess you probably have to be into fruits and vegetables to really appreciate the humour – but I thought they were just great.  Everyone I know had better watch out, because I think for the next
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The Up-Side to Obesity

by Leisa on May 1, 2010

Who would have thought that there could be an up-side to obesity?  Well, here it is:  Obesity Threatens US Army Recruitment: “Increasing rates of obesity among young Americans could undermine the future of the US military, with potential recruits increasingly too fat to serve, two retired generals say. “Obesity rates threaten the overall health of
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My First Durian Experience!

by Leisa on May 28, 2009

Well, I had heard a lot about these mysterious fruits – all the stories about how bad they smelled, and how addictive they were – so when I had the opportunity to try them for myself – I jumped at the chance! It was driving home from hiking in Springbrook National Park with Dr. Fred
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M is for Melons

by Leisa on April 28, 2009

Melons are a wonderful fruit to enjoy regularly, especially when they are in season and nice and ripe and juicy! In correct food combining melons should be eaten by themselves and not combined with any other fruits or foods.  They are best eaten on an empty stomach and make a great start to the day
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The Brilliant Blueberry

by Leisa on April 22, 2008

Blueberries are one fruit that can often be found in my fridge whenever they are in season – they are tiny little round balls of goodness and like all berries, are very high in antioxidants.  My almost-4-year-old nephew Jack is also a big fan, and can sit down to a tub at a time of
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The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation

by Leisa on December 26, 2007

I recently came across one of David Wolfe’s pet projects.  Those of you who have researched raw food would be familiar with David.  He has written the books Naked Chocolate, Eating for Beauty and the Sun Food Diet Success system; and is something of a guru in the raw food movement. This project though, is one that
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