Wellness: Take Your Health and Your Life to the Next Level (Product Feature)

Sandra CampilloNutrition, Well Being2 Comments

“Good nutrition creates health in all areas of our existence. All parts are interconnected.” – T. Colin Campbell As a holistic nutrition/natural health practitioner, expert in the raw vegan, plant-based lifestyle, and founder of Raw & Alive, some of the challenges I face when working with people is that incorporating raw fruits and veggies to eat healthier is a major challenge. With some of the reasons being… I don’t have time My schedule gets in the way I travel a lot … Read More

Plant Life vs. Animal Life

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The question that I have been hearing more of is, “Why eat plants and not animals – aren’t they both ‘living’?” It seems to me that the more people turn to veganism, those that aren’t,  are beginning to question plant life to justify their consumption of animals as being OK. THE TRUTH… It’s not OK.  Animals have feelings.  They feel pain.  Unlike plants, which don’t. Pain is a defense mechanism.  So, as humans, when we feel pain, we react.  Just … Read More

A Simple to Make Kale Salad

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This week I’m taking it to the kitchen to show you how simple it is to make a healthy, nourishing, salad that will fill you up and keep you coming back for more! This is my first of many recipe videos to come. My goal is to show you how simple it can be to eat raw, living, plant-based foods that promotes a true, healthy, cruelty-free way of life. Here’s what you’ll need for this recipe – Ingredients for the … Read More

Make Your Holiday Dinner with Family and Friends a Success

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The holidays can be a stressful and challenging time when traveling or welcoming guests into your home, especially if you have a big family and large circle of friends.  Even more so, when planning your holiday meals.  Not everyone is going to eat the same foods or have the same preferences.  And, some are on a completely different dietary plan. So, what do you do? Here are a couple of ideas you can start with: Turn your holiday dinner into … Read More

Fruit Sugar: Is it good or bad for your health?

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There are many concerns that surround fruit sugar.  Most of which stem from the constant reminders from the media that sugar is toxic and a hazard to our health.  The problem is, sweet JUNK sugar does not fall into the same category as fruit sugar but somehow, there seems to be a misconception among healthcare professionals and the media. So, what’s the difference? Sugar from whole, natural, fresh fruit, promotes health and provides your body with all the necessary nutrients, … Read More

The Power of Beets: Raw & Alive Beet Juice Recipe

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If you are welcoming the New Year with a hangover or the holidays have left you feeling all kinds of yuckiness, then rehydrating and detoxing your body are a must. Beginning with this powerful Raw & Alive beet juice recipe that will leave your body feeling nourished, re-energized, and ready to take on the New Year fresh and clean! Powerful Raw & Alive Beet Juice Makes 2-12oz servings (may have an extra 4-6oz left over) Ingredients: ½ head of romaine … Read More

Debunking The Protein Myth

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The consumption of protein has greatly become an obsession in today’s society.  The idea that protein is the primary need for your body couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, the primary function of protein is tissue repair, growth, and cell replacement; not to be confused for increasing energy, staying strong, or to prevent from getting sick which is what most are under the impression of. Protein is a minimal requirement in adults compared to a growing and developing … Read More

Top 5 Benefits of Eating Mono-Meals

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Wondering what in the world is a mono-meal? It is very simple actually… A mono-meal is simply eating one single food option, typically a raw fruit but can also be comprised of a single raw vegetable.  This does not mean eat one piece of fruit such as one apple or one orange.  It wouldn’t be enough to fill you up long enough before your next meal.  Also, not eating enough would only lead to junk food cravings and in turn … Read More