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Vega-Riffic Food!

​(Formerly Raw-Riffic Food.)

“The art of preparing and eating a healthy plant-based diet,

raw or cooked!”


10 Possible Causes of the Obesity Epidemic

It’s well accepted that reduced physical activity and fast food are linked to obesity. But the evidence that these are the main causes of obesity is largely circumstantial. To stimulate debate, experts suggest 10 other possible causes of obesity, outlined in the International Journal of Obesity. Sleep debt. Getting too little sleep can increase body … Continue reading 10 Possible Causes of the Obesity Epidemic

7 Reasons to Grow Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden

During the last decades there has been a change towards mechanization and homogenization of farming, which uses pesticides, additives, herbicides, synthetic fertilizers and mass-production techniques. All this is clearly affecting mankind’s health, and new diseases are spreading rapidly amongst humans and animals (bird’s flu being the most recent one). The World Health Organization produces reports … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Grow Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden

10 Ways To Sneak Some Extra Fruits And Vegetables In Your Family’s Diet

We all know by now that we should be eating at least five servings of fruits and vegetables each day. But knowing and doing are two different things, aren’t they? Sometimes it is just not easy to get them all in there. We are constantly tempted to fill up on convenience and junk food. You … Continue reading 10 Ways To Sneak Some Extra Fruits And Vegetables In Your Family’s Diet