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  • Water fast1-2 days. Or Juice fast for 1-2 days with cranberry juice. Stop eating grains. Drink 1 or more gallons of water per day.
    in help.... Comment by the_chumana
  • If you need a thickener you can use agar or psyllium powder. Much better for you.
    in agave Comment by the_chumana
  • Why use it at all? I have created amazing dishes using apple or orange juce. Bananas are a great sweetener. Carrot juice! And don't forget the number one sweetener, medjool dates! They are raw and sweet as sugar. Agave is processed and terrible for …
    in agave Comment by the_chumana
  • I am a member of 30bad. I do think they get a little carried away on that site. I have studied nutrition and am interested in a few things. I eat 80-10-10 but only for the last 3 months. I do not know everything about this diet, so please don't thin…
  • When I first switched to raw I got a TERRIBLE rash on my upper body. It was a reaction from my immune system.... or you can call it detox. You will be hungry as long as you don't eat enough calories. I now eat 2800 calories per day. Do not be afraid…
  • I misread your first post perhaps. Your stools are RED/BROWN? That does not seem right at all. Discontinue use and call the company that produced it. Maybe it has fillers/binders that are not good for you..... or it was produced in someone's garage …
  • Well, seems like you know about Spirulina. I have been using it for some time. Always organic and not always the same brand, but it always gives me green stools. So does eating a pound of kale. Green poo is good, black poo is bad... ;)
  • I have heard that spirulina must have the cell wall broken to digest and it turns your bm green. If it isn't broken you can't digest the spirulina and you won't have green bm. You SHOULD have green in your stools if you consume spirulina.
  • I just remembered.... try coconut oil on your hair. Massage it into your scalp, let it sit for awhile and then rinse it out. Try it with hemp oil, too. Also, I think just switching to a raw diet will improve your hair. Like powerlifter said, iodine!…
    in Hair fall Comment by the_chumana
  • Just found this on a website. Damn, I forget how easy the internet works (sometimes). Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth is totally organic and safe. It contains less than 1% percent of Crystal & Silicon. Some of the uses for Diatomaceous Earth inclu…
    in Hair fall Comment by the_chumana
  • I'm in the US. I haven't seen it at co-ops. Maybe I wasn't looking in the right section. I'm going to do some research on it.
    in Hair fall Comment by the_chumana
  • Where do you get food grade diatomaceous earth? How much does it cost? I keep hearing about it from raw fooders. What nutrients are in it? Also, whats the deal with msm? EVERYONE seems to be taking it. What does it do?
    in Hair fall Comment by the_chumana
  • I would say they are symptoms of detox. I have definitely felt like that in the past. Everyone reacts differently to raw foods and detoxification. When I feel like that I fo on a short water fast of 1-3 days. Have you tried keeping a food journal? W…
  • No advice? I wanted to calrify: I have been studying raw foods on my own for a number of years. I have read every book available, studied 80/10/10, Natural hygiene, veganism, etc. I have taught classes on food prep and raw food basics. I have hosted…
  • I think you had the nuts too soon after the fast. I like to monomeal on lettuce the first few meals and then melon the next few, and then oranges. I wait 3-5 days before eating nuts. Everyone is different, though.
  • Here is an update from the discussion in Senate yesterday.... http://www.fooddemocracynow.org/blog/2010/nov/19/politics-small-farm-deal-stall-food-safety-bill/
  • http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h111-2749 Here is the bill that went through the house.
  • http://aging.senate.gov/crs/aging19.pdf I found some information here. Still researching.
  • http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?c111:1:./temp/~c111rrbrF4::
  • I contacted my state senator and she said the S510 bill does NOT prohibit home gardening nor does it set the stage to prohibut home gardening. Is she lying to me? Where can I find more information on this bill? Have any news sources published storie…
  • I contacted my state senator and she said the S510 bill does NOT prohibit home gardening nor does it set the stage to prohibut home gardening. Is she lying to me? Where can I find more information on this bill? Have any news sources published storie…
  • I have used nothing but water to wash my face my ENTIRE life! If I use any chemicals on my face I have an allergic reaction.The only thing I use is cocnut oil, especially in the winter. I have never had acne. A few of my siblings did. Not sure if wa…
  • How hard is it to just eat a banana? Seriously? I live in a small town where NO ONE is vegan or raw. They think I'm crazy. Ya know what, billions of people have done harder things then eaten bananas instead of a steak.
  • Go on a fast!
  • During a fast your body relies on reserves. Water is consumed as needed. Your body does everything while you rest. Expels toxins, clears up skin, heals past injuries, cleanses organs, etc. All while consuming only water. There is actual research to …
  • I agree 1 Read "Fasting can save your life" by Herbert Shelton. You can fast with broken bones. You will heal FASTER. I would do a full fast, just taking water. But you should really read up on it. Some people are more comfortable with juices, some …
  • Do pumkins need to be peeled before being eaten raw?
  • I sent emails to my senators asking for more info on the bill. I also told them if it is real, I oppose it.
  • Hmmmm....
  • There are a few things to look into before you begin to worry- 1. Are you getting enough calories? Take into account the calories you burn on a daily basis. 2. Are you getting essential vitamins? Add seaweed to your diet and plenty of greens. 3. Are…
    in No Period? Comment by the_chumana