Exclusive Interview with Brigitte Mars

Hello, this is Angela Hermes with RawPeople.com. Today I am speaking with Brigitte Mars, herbalist, and author of “Rawsome” and eleven other books. She is also a University professor. AH: Hi Brigitte.  How are you today? BM: I am so wonderful. Thank you!  How did you learn about the raw food diet? I originally experimented with it in the …

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Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Between the grass, tree pollen, flower pollen, molds and fungi, I say – “Bless you!” and hand you a tissue. Honestly, are you wheezing, sneezing, coughing and rubbing your eyes this year? Here in Virginia, pollen counts are so many times higher than normal that we’ve been forced to keep the windows closed. When we …

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Choline: the “other” B vitamin

The Birds and the B’s: It’s time to have the Talk* *This is the seventh of eight articles in our series on B vitamins The B-complex vitamins belong to the group of vitamins known as the water soluble vitamins. There are technically 8 B-complex vitamins. These include, vitamin B1 (thiamine), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (Niacin), …

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Sports Hydration

Proper hydration sustains the body’s physiological responses in all activities, but the physical and mental stresses of athletic training and competition magnify the importance of hydration. Numerous studies conducted on athletes since the 1940s have demonstrated that even mild dehydration impairs performance. Athletes should avoid losing even 2% of the total body weight in water. Prehydration: …

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