Cubic Fruit and Other Relevant Oddities

June 17, 2012

Hi All, Someone emailed me after reading my “best raw foods” chart and asked me whether I had any documentation to back up the assertion that green peppers are unripe. I sent him a few links, and he sent me a link to a video, which answered his question in the best possible way: . [...]

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Recognizing the Power of Food Addiction

October 2, 2011

Recently during a coaching session I was asked to name the one thing that helped me the most toward my recovery from food addiction. Without doubt the one intellectual idea I’ve learned that helped me the most is that food addiction is an extremely powerful force. When people want to escape other addictions in our culture, they [...]

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Are Humans Natural Water Drinkers?

September 27, 2011

Recently a question about water drinking was posed on my public forum, and I thought the answer might make a good blog topic.  Basically, the inquirer wanted to know if humans are naturally adapted to water drinking, since he’d heard of raw fooders giving up or cutting back on the water they drink, and he himself [...]

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Free Coaching this Sunday, September 25, 2011 for Web Feed Members

September 19, 2011

Hello fellow raw fooders and aspiring health seekers! As a special “thank you” to all of you who’ve signed up to be notified when the RawSchool blog is updated (and a lesson to those who haven’t that you might be missing out on something good:)), I’ll be offering FREE coaching this Sunday, September 25. Here’s [...]

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Do We Need to Eat Greens?

September 19, 2011

Recently at the Woodstock Fruit Festival, I attended a class entitled “Do Raw Fooders Need to Eat Greens?”, hoping that the instructor, (who I knew to be hygiene-friendly) would answer the question using factual evidence and common sense rather than the normal speculation and fear-mongering.  I was disappointed.  Although the speaker acknowledged that the taste buds are the sentinels [...]

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Radio Interview

September 13, 2011

I was interviewed last week on a local (Seattle) radio show about dogs.  The information is focussed on dogs and dog nutrition, but there was a great deal of discussion around the principles of natural hygiene and the importance of removing the cause of disease rather than covering it up with herbs, supplements, drugs or [...]

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More Calorie Fallacies, Overeating and Weight Loss Frustration

August 29, 2011

Since I wrote my blog post about the fallacies of the calorie theory, I’ve encountered a few people who are frustrated because they fail to reach their weight loss goals on a low fat raw food diet.  The latest of these was a contributor on a raw vegan forum who posted that even though he worked out [...]

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Calorie Theory Deeply Flawed

August 15, 2011

It is a testament to the dark age we live in that the calorie system is regarded as the best measuring system we have for figuring the fuel value of foods. If any other measuring device of use in modern civilization was as flawed, inaccurate and unreliable as the calorie system, we wouldn’t be able to [...]

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