From Diabetic Kid to Athlete: Powered by Green Smoothies Featured

When he was just nine years old, Sergei Boutenko was diagnosed with diabetes. He was told by his physician that he had to go on insulin immediately. However, his mother his mother, Victoria Boutenko, did not want to accept the fact that her son will be dependent on synthetic insulin for the rest of his life. She set of to search for a decided to find a natural solution to her son’s problem.

During her research, she stumbled onto the raw food diet and decided to switch her whole family to raw foods. The results were remarkable for the whole family, including Sergei, who overcame his diabetes and is now living disease-free.

However, eating raw foods was not easy, and when searching for ways to make it more enjoyable, she stumbled upon green smoothies. She was so excited about how delicious they were and how easy they were to prepare, that she decided to popularize them so that more people could reap the benefits. She wrote several books and is now known as the “Queen of Green Smoothies”.

Listen to Sergei as he talks about overcoming diabetes:…

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Did You Have Your Greens and Veggies Today? Featured

It seems like you hear people talking about eating a healthy diet all the time. Everybody is concerned about their weight and good health.

However, it seems that almost everybody is focusing on the protein, fats, and carbohydrates. Those who are a little more into health, may also focus on Omega 3s, Vitamin D, and calcium.

Especially, if someone finds out that I’m eating (and recommending) a 100% plant-based, vegan diet, they ask questions, like, “where do you get your protein” or “where do you get your calcium?”

What I want to ask is: Where do YOU get your GREENS???

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Top Best Foods for Healthy Heart Featured

Did you know that heart disease is the major killer in the U.S.? The scary thing is that it affects not just older people, but even younger individuals are at increasingly higher risk of developing heart disease during their life.

The reasons are many, but the bottom line is heart problems can be avoided by sticking to healthy diet (meaning whole plant foods: vegetables, greens, fruits, nuts, seeds, mushrooms, legumes and whole grains), as well as active lifestyle.

Three most important ways in which you can control your heart disease include regular exercise and the food that you consume. Foods that are good for heart should be included in your diet and you should stay away from unhealthy stuff. This infographic lists the foods that are beneficial for heart.

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Why You Need To Be More Keen On Keeping Your Heart Healthy

If you are interested in living a healthier life, one of the things you would need to do is make sure that you protect yourself from cardiac disease. The reason for this is that these days, conditions of the heart are responsible for the majority of deaths in the world. This means that if you…

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Do You Know Why Your Hair May Be Falling Off?

It is natural for people to reach a certain age and then start experiencing a certain level of hair loss, however, this statement must not be taken as an absolute, since there are people who live over a hundred years, and their hair remains strong and intact. For the youth, losing hair can be considered…

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Dealing with Kidney Stones

Kidney stones can cause the most agonizing pain felt in a person’s entire life. Some people even compare it to the pain of childbirth. While these stone-like materials may pass unnoticed through the urinary tract, some larger ones can become lodged in the ureter or in the urethra, thereby causing extreme pain. Understanding Kidney Stones…

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Living Life The Healthy Way 10 Suggestions To Make This Happen

Living healthy and remaining well does not just happen, it is a lifestyle that has to be nurtured. It will require some sacrifices as well as efforts to make it happen. Below are a few anecdotes on keeping healthy. 1. Have good eating habits – Get all the nutrients the body needs through a healthy…

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Dealing With A Teen Who Is Stuck With A Drug Problem

One of the most traumatic things that can happen to a parent is the discovery that their child is on drugs or has a drinking problem. Most parents react with shock, anger and confusion when they make this discovery, and many of them go into denial. If you discover that your child is involved in…

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Laser Hair Removal Is Now 4 Times More Worth It!

There are numerous reasons that lead patients to go for laser hair removal. Some use this procedure because they are simply tired of ingrown hair soon after waxing, while others opt for this method because shaving themselves is tiring, or causes severe itching and even scaring. Still others opt for this procedure because their hormones…

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