Category Archives: Nutrition

Cancer Causing Carbohydrates

Did you know that toxic compounds form when carbohydrates are heated at high temperatures? Which means that any time you bake, broil, fry, roast, grill, or sauté fruits, grains or starches you produce a cancer causing substance called acrylamide. Continue reading

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A Vegetarian Diet Slashes Heart Disease Risk – New Study

In this episode of Health News, I want to talk about a new study that just came out in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. This study looked at vegetarian diets and heart disease risk. Continue reading

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Soda Consumption Linked to Depression

This may come as no surprise to most of you, but a new study just released by the National Institute of Health (NIH), shows that the consumption of sweetened beverages (sodas, iced teas and fruit ‘juices’) leads to an increased risk for developing depression. Continue reading

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Never Get Sick Again on a Raw Vegan Diet!

Anyone who’s ever read a book on raw veganism or listened to a raw ‘guru’ give a lecture has heard this statement – “you will never get sick again as long as you eat a raw vegan diet.” There was a time early on my journey into raw foodism that I also believed and even shared this myth. That’s right, I said myth… Continue reading

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An apple a day can keep heart disease away – Health News

Today, I want to discuss a new study that recently appeared in the Journal of Functional Foods. This study looked at the consumption of apples and it’s effect on heart disease factors such as the oxidation of LDL cholesterol in the bloodstream. Continue reading

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Zero Calorie Sweeteners & Weight Gain – Health News

I’ve also decided to start a new video series which covers the latest breaking news in the world of nutrition. I’m calling it ‘Nutrition News’ :)

In this segment, I discuss a new study out of the University of California in San Diego that appeared in the Journal of Physiology and Behavior which looked at zero calorie sweeteners and their effects on the brain and weight gain. Continue reading

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FAQ – Should you eat a Raw Vegan diet?

This is the first in my new FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) video series, where I’ll be answering many of the questions that fill up my various inboxes.

Today’s question – “Should I go raw?” Continue reading

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USA 50k Trail Running Championships – Video

The USA 50k Trail Running Championships were held on September 22nd, 2012 at Mt. Bachelor in the Cascade Mountains of central Oregon. USA Track & Field holds USA Trail Championships at a wide variety of distances. Over the past 3 years, I have had great success in these championship races from 10k to the marathon, winning nine US Masters titles… But I’ve never done a 50k… and I was really nervous. Continue reading

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A Conversation With Dara Dubinet

While in Santa Monica, California, I had a rare opportunity to hang out and have a chat with Dara Dubinet at Euphoria Loves Rawvolution. Dara is one of the most popular YouTube presenters in the raw food arena. Continue reading

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How to get your kids to drink green smoothies – Recipe

In this episode of the Running Raw Project: Tim shares a ‘secret’ green smoothie recipe. Most people make up their mind about the taste of something just by looking at it and without tasting it. Green smoothies can be incredibly delicious, but it can be hard to get kids and some adults to drink them because they are green. Continue reading

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