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September 22   Monday
Renegade Health Radio: The Myth of Stress The Renegade Health Show
In this podcast: In this episode we discuss the Myth of Stress: Why everything that we’ve learned about stress may be absolutely wrong: It’s not stress that’s bad for us, but our perception of stress. This is what creates illness, not stress itself. Why the natural state of the human being is NOT happiness, and what to do in light ...
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SHINE the Light on Your Thyroid Questions to Learn the Answers Dr. Ritamarie's Fresh'n Fun Living Blog
Your thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the front part of your neck.  The bony structure in front of your neck, commonly known as the Adam’s apple, in conjunction with the thyroid cartilage that forms it, is there to protect your thyroid gland.  Your thyroid’s main job is to control the amount of oxygen utilized by each and ...
10 Natural Cures For PMS Live Love Fruit
Image via Shutterstock About every 28 days, evil strikes. Cramps, crankiness, bizarre cravings and a whole set of other symptoms roll in and reap havoc on our lives. Luckily, there are ways to naturally combat the natural disaster that is PMS (Pre-menstrual Syndrome). Here are 10 natural cures for PMS to help you be less miserable this month and every ...
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Weekly Webstore Special – Free Shipping Over $50 ProBar
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” The first week of autumn is here and it’s a good time to stock up on PROBAR® products. Maybe you’re getting low on MEAL bars. Perhaps you’ve been running or riding a lot lately and need to restock your FUEL bars or BOLT organic energy chews. More likely than ...
7 Foods/Beverages That Can Help You Sleep—and 5 That Keep You Awake The Renegade Health Show
Tart cherry juice is one of the many things that will help you fall asleep. Sleeping pills are not good for you. Recent studies have linked them with hallucinations, sleepwalking, nocturnal eating, driving accidents, and even premature death. Sometimes, though, you just need to get some sleep. Maybe you have an important event the next morning, or you’ve been struggling ...
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Science compared every diet. The winner? Real food! Robyn's Blog
Dr. David Katz and Dr. Stephanie Meller, at Yale University, completed a survey of the published research on diet over the past decade. The primary finding, surveying thousands of studies? “A diet of minimally processed foods close to nature, predominantly plants, is decisively associated with health promotion and disease prevention.” Score one for my mission. This is what we teach. ...
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Lower Blood Pressure: Surprising New Study The Raw Food Solution
There is now a new natural weapon to combat against the growing population of high blood pressure sufferers. Now this new weapon is as close as your backyard. What I am talking about is good old sunlight. Blood pressure levels are commonly higher during winter months. The question you may ask is what is the mechanism that allows sunlight to ...
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September 22, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for fruit. - I am grateful to myself for listening to my body. - I am grateful for days of rest. Like
Confessions of a detox addict. The Fresh Network Blog
by Fiona Robertson Addiction seems such a strong word doesn’t it? Although, the feelings of wellbeing, pure energy, not to mention improved health which can result in feelings of superiority and self-righteous are very real. Being addicted to something that makes you feel better can still be an addiction and can stress the body at a cellular level, just as ...
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September 21   Sunday
The Prescription AWESOME TO BE RAWSOME
Last night was a too-late night. As a result, I overslept this morning and it was going on 9 o’clock when I got up. That’s super-sleeping-in for me. I’m not the early riser I was when I was working but that doesn’t mean I make a habit of lying in bed that long, either. The sun had made a glorious ...
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10 Amazing Health Benefits of Sex Live Love Fruit
Image via Shutterstock Although increasing your sexual activity might not need to have a reason behind it, you are actually doing your body a host of good! There are many (and I mean many), amazing health benefits of sex that you otherwise might not have known. Aside from feeling incredible during the act itself, sex can help reduce stress, help ...
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The Quest for the Ultimate Vegan Cookie ProBar
Welcome on our journey as we search for the tastiest and most delicious vegan cookie around.  We are going to make and taste five recipes from five different well-known vegan cooking blogs and put them through the ringer!  Join us on this yummy quest! We start off with the blog Vegan Housewives who share a chocolate chip cookie recipe.  I loved ...
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Weekend Reading, 9.21.14 Choosing Raw
 Happy Sunday, and thank you all so much for the great responses to Thursday’s post about “bad body days” (or “BBDs,” as a friend of mine has recently dubbed them). I’m glad that post struck a comforting chord. Here are the recipes and the reads that have caught my eye this morning.  A perfectly delicious autumn appetizer: Moroccan carrot and ...
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September 20   Saturday
Another Saturday Night AWESOME TO BE RAWSOME
Doctors who send out emails are the coolest. There’s no chance to misunderstand (unless they’re worded incorrectly) and I have a record of the exchange. My lab work was back and my PCP was letting me know the results. They were, for the most part, good. My fasting glucose was a bit high but my HbA1c was normal and that’s ...
September 20, 2014 Crazy Banana Lady
Today’s gratitudes: - I am grateful for green juice. - I am grateful to myself for finding solutions. - I am grateful for kindness. Like
Because Raw Food Wisdom (Argggggggg) missed "International Talk Like a Pirate Day" Yesterday. Here is a make up video that might launch International Play with your raw veggie day. Raw Food Wisdom

8 Natural Remedies For Treating Arthritis Live Love Fruit
Image Via Shutterstock Individuals with arthritis often turn to pain medication to help ease their suffering. However, there are many natural remedies for treating arthritis that people are completely unaware of (and yes, they actually work!). Arthritis is a joint disorder that affects one or more joints and causes inflammation. There are around 100 different arthritis types, however, the most ...
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Employee Spotlight: David Luhr ProBar
Hello there. I’m David. I’m new with PROBAR this year, and I look forward to many more years ahead! I do graphic design and a variety of marketing projects around here that keep my day interesting and fresh. Here are 10 random facts about me: I love all things two-wheeled. I used to race motocross and desert enduros, but now ...
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What I Ate Today on a Mostly Raw Food Diet {September 18, 2014} Fit on Raw
Mmm hummus wraps Welcome to What I Ate Today! This is a weekly series where I post exactly what I ate in a day on a low fat, mostly raw, 100% vegan diet. As you’ll soon learn, I really like fruit. What did you eat today? Please share in the comments below! Go raw and be fit, Swayze P.S. The first ...
Vegan Dragon Bowl with Healthy Teriyaki Sauce (Oil & Gluten-Free!) Fit on Raw
You guys asked for it and here it is! That delicious Teriyaki Dragon Bowl I raved about in a past What I Ate Today video. 100% vegan, oil and gluten-free! Vegan Dragon Bowl w/ Healthy Teriyaki Sauce 1 block extra-firm tofu, pressed for several hours and cubed 4 cups cooked brown rice 1 medium onion, diced 2 medium carrots, diced ...
Censorship hurts – Gentleness empowers RawGosia
“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall Australia: “By some estimates, as many as 18,000 people die every year as a result of medical error, while 50,000 people suffer a permanent injury. But there is no systematic collection and linking treatment error data, so it is ...
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