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Welcome to my website. I am a nutritionist, author, speaker, illustrator, specialty chef as well as a board game designer. I travel around the country teaching healthy alternatives. You can start your transformation by signing up for my free e-course on the bottom right of this page.
PS: I now have an Etsy Shop!
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Have you ever played a game that simulated laughter, serious discussion and meaningful understanding of your friends? If not, perhaps it is time to get your hands on A Voice of Conscience, The Sapphire Deck. Designed to make talking with friends hilarious and meaningful, and it works! We've been playtesting around the country, sometimes laughing so hard we cried.
Also, wonder how I afford my all-organic lifestyle full of traveling and fun? In my new book (working title of "Living Luxury on $8,000 a year or less!") I explain how I do it all on only $8,000 per person, yearly. That's right — six months of traveling, all organic meals, lots of free time, and now, organic clothes too! I'm including every detail for how to do this in my book. Sign up for my newsletter if you want to be the first to know when it comes out!
How Foods Fight Depression Learn which appliances make your life easiest and healthiest. Getting the wrong appliance can mean spending as much as two less hours in the kitchen every day to eat fantastically healthy gourmet-tasting food!
Does eating healthy seem to expensive? It can be if you're not careful. Learn how I maximize nutrition gained per dollar.
When I'm grocery shopping, I'm asking myself, "How can I spend my hard-earned money to get me the most nutrition for the least amount of money?"
Cheap Organic Diet | Healthy Food On A Budget by Raederle
How Foods Fight Depression The three steps to curing depression with diet and lifestyle. Learn the small changes you can start making today for a happier tomorrow.
There is much fuss about the health benefits of beans, but...
"Acid and alkaline juices are secreted simultaneously in response to the incoming protein and starch [of beans], promptly neutralizing one another and leaving a weak, watery solution in the stomach. Proteins putrefy..."
Health Benefits of Beans | Health Side Effects of Beans
Affordable Organic Produce by Raederle Find out how you can eat an organic produce-rich diet on your budget.
"With all of these techniques combined you can feed a person an organic raw vegan diet for $250 per month or less."
I get asked a lot: "What is a digital painter?" Here is your answer.
"Digital painting is less hazardous than traditional painting. You don't have to worry about paint fumes, or replacing brushes, replenishing paints or trying to preserve a mixed paint of an exact color."
Digital Painting Article by Raederle | What is Digital Painting?
Lilies Toil Not by Raederle In this introspective article I explore our relationships, emotions and mental tricks.
"If you are constantly restricting yourself because you're afraid of rejection, then you are rejecting yourself and thereby already suffering worse rejection than can be offered to you from others."
Is it nutritionally possible to have a nut free raw vegan diet? Find out.
"The main issue with nuts in long-term consumption is toxins that tend to be present in the nuts. Nuts are stored for long periods of time. They oxidize, becoming rancid. Certain nuts such as..."
Can a raw foodie go nut free? Is a nutless raw vegan diet possible? How a raw foodist can eat a diet without nuts. Nut-free raw recipes.
Raederle on Eat Live; Live Well Radio Show On this 23 minute radio show episode Jay and I explain why live food heals.
"Lactase – the enzyme that breaks apart lactose into glucose – is already present in milk before it is pasteurized."
Listen to our episode on Getting Enough Nutrition on a raw vegan diet.
"It's not uncommon for an unread raw vegan to develop teeth problems... As many as a third of Americans have a deficiency in B12... Less than 1% of Americans are vegan, and fewer still are raw vegans... Vitamin B12 is created by a bacteria..."
What about B12? On Eat Live; Live Well Radio Show
Raederle's Lettuce In this blog entry I talk about my experiments with permaculture gardening in the summer of 2012.
"The weeds cause a diversity of insects that prevent herb-eating bugs from getting out of hand."
Spending Time Wisely, an article/blog showing how I stay motivated.
"For ninety days I have logged everything... I wrote down what I was doing, the time I started, the time I finished... A tool to see how I'm spending my time... I created ten categories of activities..."
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Paul Klein Listen to this incredible Interview with Paul. He lost 90 pounds and cured his cancer. His diverticulitis was healed, his life-long allergies departed, and his eye sight improved.
Before & After Raw Food: Daily illness to daily success!
"I felt hopeless. I had tried the advice and medications from several doctors. I felt like I was up against a wall. I didn't believe that I could or should get better. I didn't respect myself, I didn't love myself, and I couldn't forgive myself..."
Raederle Phoenix before and after raw food
Vitamin Confusion Solution by Raederle Phoenix My latest book Vitamin Confusion Solution is the answer to nutritional deficiencies. These never-before-created charts are one of a kind. One out of three people are affected by vitamin and mineral deficiencies, according to the World Health Organization. I'd say that all people are affected by them, since it hurts us to see our loved ones suffering from constant chronic pain.
A Fruitarian Diet consists of nothing but fruit. Is that nutritionally sound?
"What about chlorophyll? Evidence shows many benefits of consuming chlorophyll which is primarily found in leafy greens... You'd need to eat 3000 calories a day if you ate just fruit..."
Fruits by Raederle
Slimcado Avocado The Slimcado Avocado is a different sort of avocado.
"The skin is much thinner than a Haas, similar to the skin on a sweet avocado. The flavor is nuttier and somewhat watery."
The Green Kiwi Fruit came to America in the early 1960s.
"You can grow kiwi vines anywhere with the right kiwi variety... Kiwis are good for conditions such as diabetes, asthma, colon cancer, and vision problems... Kiwis should be the new poster child for Vitamin C (not oranges)."
Kiwi Fruit by Raederle
Vegan Staying On A Cow Ranch Journal Post In April 2012 I spent three weeks living on a cow ranch... And continued eating my raw vegan diet the entire time in the middle of rural Kansas.
"...something happened that turned my world upside-down. ...shot a small animal ... the first animal I'd ever seen killed before my eyes."
Ever been confused about the relationship of flavonoids, phytochemicals and antioxidants? I've made a chart!

For nutrition geeks like me, you'll love this polyphenol reference guide complete with food sources for dozens of individual antioxidants.
Strawberry Antioxidants Berries Polyphenol Reference
Interdependence and Happiness I was never really struck by how interconnected we all are until I read The Art of Happiness. . .

There is a surprising practical benefit to our own personal happiness when we realize how dependent we are on others.
There is a common belief that we are overpopulated. Is it true?

In this article I will take you on a journey. Together we will explore how much land it takes to feed a person and how much space is really required for humanity to survive and thrive.
How much land is needed to feed one person?
Supplements by Raederle In this controversial article on supplements I examine the difference between wild animals and humans. There are many surprising details.
"Animals do not generally wash their food. They tend to eat a lot of insects. These tiny creatures are an unstudied nutritional source."
A raw vegan diet does not contain animal products, beans, or grains. Some raw vegans don't even eat nuts or seeds. Where does a raw vegan get protein? How do body builders like Robert Cheeke and Michelle Battermann maintain such strong muscular bodies without any cooked foods? How does Tim Van Orden run marathons without anything but fruits and vegetables in his diet? Click here to learn the answer. Where do raw vegans get protein?
Supplements by Raederle Want to freeze and transport food but skip the plastic? Glasslock containers and silicone molds have dramatically improved the convenience in my life, while also benefiting my health and the environment. Click here to learn more.
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