Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Watermelon Island: Day 4

yellow watermelon with a spoon
Have you ever heard of a yellow
watermelon? How about an
orange watermelon? Well,
neither have I until I got into
this lifestyle! The yellow and orange
melons taste sweet and remind of
me of apple-jacks cereal!! Try it,
it's amazing!
Today's day 4 of my watermelon island cleanse, and I feel great!! Woke up with a slight headache, but nothing major.
The slight headache came back in the afternoon, too. I woke up well rested, energized and gained more mental clarity. I'm on this island to cleanse and detoxify my body from all the poor eating habits I've contributed in the past 13 years as a SAD, meat-eater. I'm really enjoying and loving the experience so far.


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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Watermelon Island: Day 1, 2 & 3

About My Cleanse
watermelon island collageAlthough summer is over, I'm still enjoying watermelons! My dad and I are on watermelon island, which means we'll be mono mealing on watermelons for about a week or so. We don't have an exact timeline on when we're going to end this cleanse. I'm very excited about this watermelon island, because I get to cleanse and detoxify my body. No better way to enter a new season cleansing!

Basically, I'll be mono mealing on watermelons. For my last watermelon cleanse, I
juiced my melon. This time, I'm eating it with a spoon, which I find to be more enjoyable, satisfying, fun, and filling than a juice. I'm really stoked about this cleanse! I've never been so excited about a cleanse like I am now.

eating watermelon with a spoon
Eating Watermelon with a spoon is awesome!
Lots of people in the raw food community go on watermelon island, and experience amazing results and detox symptoms, too.  I will be posting daily my experiences on each day, so you know how I'm doing. So, here's my experience on day 1 and day 2 so far...

Day 1:
Day 1 I felt loopy and my body wanted some rest. I got some rest. My sleep has definitely improved on watermelon island, due to the magnesium content found in watermelons. That's all for day 1.

watermelons in car

Day 2:
I felt much better today. Woke with energy and felt my heart purifying. My dad and I went to the farm with my dad and bought more watermelons for this cleanse. I felt great today!

Day 3:
Woke up well rested and energized! I had mucus breaking up.


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Friday, September 12, 2014

Vaccine Secrets They Don't Want You To Know About

vaccine shots
Vaccinations are one of the most detrimental things you can do to your health. Sadly, promotions are being made through ads, commercials on the radio and TV, newspapers, and magazines - about getting the flu shot. What many people may not know, vaccine shots cause diseases, rather than preventing and protecting your body from getting sick – causing more harm than good. In this modern world, many people turn to vaccines as their "medicine", because they have been given the disinformation that getting vaccinated is the answer to preventing and protecting your immune system from getting sick, and it'll keep you strong and healthy. This is a bogus lie and brainwash!

doctor promising vaccines are safe for money
Source: The CDC is Truly A Corrupt and Dangerous Organization 

Doctors and pharmaceuticals are there to prescribe drugs and vaccines to patients, and you have every right to say NO to vaccines. It's saddening to see babies and kids get diagnosed with syndromes, like autism, ADHD, retarded, and other conditions. The number one cause of autism and other syndromes, are vaccines.

Vaccinations are dangerous to your health, affecting your metabolism, immune system, hormones, brain, nerve and cell functions, and destroying your entire body! Vaccines can affect you mentally, physically and emotionally – causing your body to be at dis-ease. (Disease is your body not at ease. And when your body is not at ease, you need a detox to get rid of the disease.) 


skeleton goony stirring up toxic ingredients for vaccinesTo give you a better understanding on how and why getting vaccinated is not a smart health choice, I've listed 11 ingredients that are found in vaccine shots. There is no secret that vaccines are dangerous. Simply look at the ingredients! The Center for Disease Control (CDC) clearly list some of the ingredients that are listed below on their websiteThey openly admit that there are CHEMICALS added into vaccinations, but don't give you the full spectrum of the dangers. You can see for yourself here. Isn't the CDC supposed to "protect and prevent" us from disease, not give it to us?! Let's wake up and realize, WE have to be the ones to take care of ourselves, NOT them.

Arnold Wants To Know: What's In A Vaccine? This video is a must-watch! So many parents don't question what's in a vaccine before getting their child vaccinated. The child could be allergic to the ingredients in vaccines and getting vaccinated can cause severe reactions. Please watch!




Ingredients in A Vaccine
It's complete ignorance to think injecting these shots in your body are “safe, healthy and right”, especially into a child. You should be shocked about finding out the TRUTH what's really in vaccines. NO parent should vaccinate their children. If you really loved your kids, would you inject them with these toxic chemicals that can harm their growing body??? I hope the answer is no. NO parent in the right mind should even consider, nor think about vaccinating their kids. Prepared to be blown-away by these ingredients...

FORMALDEHYDE — a toxic chemical that's typically used to preserve dead bodies. This substance is very toxic to the nervous system, causing brain damage, cancer, gastrointestinal and liver problems, and poison to our immune system, reproductive system, and respiratory system. This toxic chemical is linked to brain, colon and hepatic cancer. 
ANTIBIOTIC — chemicals that kills some bugs, but promotes superbugs that are resistant to all medication & a serious threat. 
ALUMINUM — a light metal that can cause Alzheimer's disease, comas, liver damage, autism & more.
MERCURY — a poison that causes serious effects on the nervous system. This toxic chemical is stored in the kidneys, blood, brain, liver, spleen, cells, bones, and fatty tissues. It can cause cancer, severe headaches and brain damage, and even death.
Thimerosal a methyl mercury substance that can cause severe, permanent damage to your nervous system. Mercury is ONE OF THE MOST toxic chemical compounds known to humankind; it's highly toxic to the brain. Although doctors, pharmaceuticals and the vaccine industry will LIE to you and say there is no mercury in vaccines, the CDC openly admits vaccines do contain mercury (thimerosal). 
MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE (aka 'MSG') — causes blindness, headaches, damages the brain & cells, causes nervous disorders, depression, nausea, fatigue, obesity, chest pains, inflammation, bloating, heartburn, constipation, upset stomach, rapid heartbeat, & more.
HUMAN & ANIMAL CELLS — pig blood, horse blood, rabbit brain, guinea pig, dog kidney, cow heart, monkey kidney, chick embryo, chicken egg, duck egg, calf serum, sheep blood, & others. 
GENETICALLY MODIFIED (aka 'GMO') YEAST, ANIMAL BACTERIA & VIRAL DNA — causes unknown mutations, changes your DNA, causes autism, brain tumors, cancers, Alzheimer's disease, depression, suicidal thoughts, & more. 
GELATIN — produced from selected calf & cattle skin, de-mineralized bones & pork skin. Causes cancer & other health risks. Allergic reactions have been reported. 
MICRO-ORGANISMS — causes many infections illness/disease, a deadly bacteria, chicken pox, AIDS, pneumonia, death, & more. 
ANTIFREEZE — causes kidney, bladder & nervous system problems, rapid breathing, blurred vision or blindness, death, leg cramps, vomit, nausea, fatigue, headaches, dizziness, comas, unconsciousness, & more. 

How could these ingredients really prevent you from diseases? Do you really want to allow your kids to be injected with these harmful, toxic chemicals???! Statistics show, the higher the vaccination rate, the higher the autistic rate. 

Shocking Facts About Vaccines
  • Shots do more harm than good.
  • Gives you the disease (the flu shot does not prevent you from getting the flu, it GIVES you the flu! Flu shots are more harmful than the flu disease!) 
  • Aluminum and mercury are the two most toxic chemicals known to humankind, yet, it's found in vaccines, foods, drinks, water, and more. Strawberries remove mercury from the brain, so eat more of these amazing superfood berries! 
  • By the year 2032, autism will affect every boy.
  • In 1991, the vaccination mass programs were on the rise. At the time, the hepatitis B vaccine and the HiB (meningitis) vaccines were introduced. Before this time, autism was rare. 
  • Approximately, 1/3 of doctors refuse to get vaccinated, while it's mandatory that all doctors and physicians get vaccinated. 
  • By the time your child is 6 years of age, they would have gotten 84 vaccine shots
  • A Vaccine Disaster Record was published in 1883, documenting over 400 deaths from vaccinations. 
  • During World War I, in 1917, U.S. soldiers were vaccinated before getting shipped over to Europe, and were dying from a strange syndrome that only affected young people. 
  • A 12 year old girl died hours after taking the HPV vaccine shot.
  • Manufacturers of vaccines profit hundreds of millions and billions every year! In 2013, Gardasil, one of the HPV vaccines manufactured by Merck Pharmaceuticals, made $1.8 BILLION in global sales!
  • Thimerosal (mercury) in vaccines causes children to develop tics, which are sounds that can be hard to control or sudden repetitive movements, after they are born. Studies show, males are 7 times more likely to develop tics than females.
  • Foods that trigger tics are dairy, high fructose corn syrup, wheat, and artificial colors, flavorings and preservatives. Even stress can trigger tics in children. 
  • The CDC is found to be held accountable for the death of thousands of unborn children.
  • The CDC admitted that polio vaccines cause polio, yet, they promote it anyway. 
  • The CDC and government openly admitted on the news that the reason why kids have ADHD is because of vaccines. 
And there's thousands of more shocking facts out there; too much to list here in one post. 

Vaccine shots cause:
  • Autism
  • Allergies and Eczema
  • Arthritis
  • Colds, Flus & Virus
  • Acid Reflux
  • Severe Headaches and Migraines
  • SID (Sudden Infant Death)
  • Cancer
  • Mental Retardness
  • Diabetes in infants and all through childhood
  • Kidney Disease and Failure
  • Ear Infections
  • Seizures/Epilepsy 
  • Sudden Death
  • Smallpox and Chicken Pox
  • and many, many more :( :( :(
I could write a really long post about the history and dangers of vaccines, please, do your own research, read books about this topic, read stories from other parents, and truly educate yourself and others (especially the ones you love and those who get vaccinated) the TRUTH about vaccines. 


Here's are books about vaccines:




Parents, vaccines should be a big concern for the health of your kids. Whatever you do, don't get your kids vaccinated. Don't let doctors take responsibility of your kids' health, when you (the parent) should be the ones. Doctors like to threaten the rights of the parent(s) to choose not to vaccinate their kids. Flu shots and vaccines do more harm than good. DON'T GET VACCINATED, GET EDUCATED!


Keep your immune system strong and boost your metabolism by drinking Nature's “Flu Shot” juices on a daily basis to reverse the affects of vaccine shots.


nature's shot juice recipes
Click on the image to enlarge.

Let's spread the word and bring AWARENESS to others. We all deserve to know what's going inside us.  My dear friend, Arnold Kauffman, the owner of Arnold's Way Cafe, is spreading awareness about autism and vaccines in his videos. His goal is to create a disease-free world and stop this vaccination madness! I'm helping him achieve that goal.

He made a goal to achieve 1 MILLION views by September 16th on THIS must-watch, inspiring video about a {at the time} 4 year-old boy named Tommy, who suffered from autism and transformed his life around! Please share this video with everyone you know. Let's bring awareness and help Arnold get 1,000,000 views by next Tuesday! Change starts with YOU. 


Subscribe to Arnold's Way YouTube Channel and watch his videos about autism. Inform yourselves and share this knowledge with others. We deserve to know the truth and nothing but the truth! Watch his videos about vaccines and educate yourselves here


Gandhi quote be the change


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Monday, September 8, 2014

Meeting the Raw Food Guru at the Raw Food Capital of the World

don bennettOn Friday, September 5th, I attended my very first raw food lecture at the raw food capital of the world – Lansdale, Pennsylvania! The special guest speaker was Don Bennett, one of the world's leading raw food and health experts! Don is the director of the Health 101 Institute and a Disease Avoidance Specialist. He's been a fruitarian for 50 years, and has healed himself from hyperglycemia, poor eyesight, tinnitus, and some undiagnosed conditions. Don has a LOT knowledge; his lecture was very informative and insightful.



miliany bonet with don bennett
Meeting Don Bennett was awesome!
miliany bonet with arnold kauffman
Me with Arnold Kauffman

In his lecture, Don spoke about the following topics:

  • why he thinks we should be supplementing on a diet that comes from the modern agricultural system, including B12 supplementation
  • colonics: yay or nay
  • what is true hunger
  • exercise that we're meant to do (walking, climbing, sprinting) 
  • vitamin and mineral deficiencies raw foodist should be most concerned about (post coming soon, but it's only 3 nutrients... not bad!)
  • how inaccurate information is bad for the body
  • the importance of iodine 
  • proper food combining
  • how we're fruit eaters, not vegetable eaters and why we eat greens (interesting! Details soon!)

I learned so much at Don's "What You Know That Isn't So" lecture. I promise to share the really important information soon in a post.

I didn't take much photos (just these 3 photos. Sorry for the lack of photos!), but I'll be sure to take more next time. Before the lecture, there was a 3 course meal, which was yummy. Arnold has potlucks every 3rd Saturday of the month, so I look forward in attending more of his events. The environment at Arnold's Way Cafe is so loving, peaceful, funny, energetic, and friendly. If you're in the Lansdale, PA area, I highly recommend stopping by his cafe. You'll love it there. 


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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

3 Healthy Green Meal Recipes – Delicious Recipes To Increase Your Veggie Consumption!

Greens are very vital and essential to an optimal diet. In fact, they are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet (a superfood), providing a bucket-load of vitamins, minerals and protein. Sadly, most Americans who eat the SAD way (Standard American Diet), don't eat much greens on a daily basis. If they do, chances are: it's not organic (conventional greens contain 52 toxic pesticide residue that are hazardous to human health!), they don't eat a lot of it on a daily basis and/or they have cooked the living life out of it by either steaming, boiling, roasting/baking it.

In case you didn't know, when you cook food above 115-118 degrees, it's considered DEAD because all the living vital nutrients and minerals have been completely destroyed, leaving that cooked-to-death green veggie not much of a nutritious value. My suggestion is, eat your veggies raw. I'll explain why and the importance of raw foods in another post. Getting in about 1-2 pounds (or more, if possible) of greens a day is awesome! My salads are colossal; I love my greens! Do you?

Whether you're having a hard time incorporating more greens in your diet, looking to get your kids to eat more greens or simply looking to increase your green consumption - these 3 rawesome recipes are not only a nutritious way to incorporate more greens, but in a very delicious and enjoyable way!

3 HEALTHY GREEN MEAL RECIPES

green monster smoothie, kale banana ice cream and green monster saladIf you're looking to transition to raw, these 3 recipes are great for transitioning. Start your day off right with fruits and greens! Also, please customize the recipe quantities to your preference. If you want to make a smaller batch, add more or less of the ingredients listed below.

1- Green Monster Smoothie:
32 ounce Servings (4 cups, for 1 or 2 people. I easily drink 32 ounces of green smoothies!)

  • 5-10 fresh or frozen bananas
  • green monster smoorhie2-3 leaves of fresh, organic kale, spinach or swiss chard (be sure to rotate your greens in your smoothies, more on that in a post soon)
  • 1 organic apple, sliced and cored with seeds removed
  • 2 fresh pitted medjool dates or 3 packs of SweetLeaf stevia (add more or less, depending on how sweet you like it)
  • 1 ½ cup filtered water (add more or less, depending on how thin or thick you like it)
  • 8-10 cubes of ice (no need to add ice if you use frozen bananas or if you don't like your smoothies cold)
DIRECTIONS:
Blend all ingredients in your blender, until a creamy and smooth consistency. Serve and enjoy!

2- Raw Vegan Kale Banana Ice Cream (a.k.a Green Monster Ice Cream):
Serves 2-4 people

  • 4-6 frozen bananas
  • raw vegan kale banana ice cream
    1-3 leaves of fresh, organic kale OR heaping handful of spinach OR basil! (don't be afraid to add a lot of greens. The sweetness from the stevia will take care of it! Keep in mind, the more greens you add, the greener your ice cream will be!)
  • 2 fresh pitted medjool dates or 3-4 packs (or more!) of SweetLeaf stevia

Toppings (optional):
1 apple, sliced and core with seeds removed
  • 1 banana, peeled and sliced

DIRECTIONS:
Place the frozen bananas in your high-speed blender (my favorite and only recommended blender is the Dash), blending until almost creamy and smooth, but with some chunks. Add in the greens and stevia (sweetener) and blend until a creamy and smooth consistency. Serve as you like and enjoy!

3- Raw Vegan Green Monster Salad
  • ½ head of organic romaine lettuce (cut into fine pieces)
  • 2 leaves of fresh, organic kale (cut into fine pieces)
  • 1-2 leaves of fresh, organic swiss chard
  • 1-2 stalks of broccoli, cut into pieces or chunks
  • 2 carrot stalks, peel skin and peel into noodles with a vegetable peeler
  • raw vegan green monster salad1 long cucumber, peel green skin and peel into noodles with a vegetable peeler
  • 1 heirloom tomato or a heaping desired quantities of tomatoes (of choice)
  • 1 avocado, sliced into pieces or chunks
  • 1 mango, peeled and sliced into pieces
  • ¼ shallot, peeled and cut into pieces
  • 10 large tablespoons of marinated mung beans
  • 2 tbsps apple cider vinegar
  • 1-2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • organic herbs and spices (of choice)
Salad Dressing:
  • Mango Garlic Dressing
  • Mango Pineapple Garlic Dressing (mango, pineapple, garlic, organic herbs and spices)


DIRECTIONS:
Wash the greens thoroughly and the rest of the veggies used to make this salad. Peel and chop the ingredients necessary. Place everything in a colossal bowl and enjoy!
For the marinated mung beans: soak desired amount of mung beans and place in a bowl with filtered water


What are your favorite green veggies? What are your favorite ways to eat greens in your diet? 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Shocking News Every Cinnamon Lover Should Know

is your cinnamon toxic
Cinnamon is a traditional, popular spice that has been used for centuries for food and medicinal purposes, as well as for home remedies (repel ants with cinnamon!). I believe it's a must-have spice to have in your kitchen at all times. It provides amazing health benefits (short list of benefits listed below), however, not all cinnamon is healthy. Just because its 'cinnamon' doesn't mean it's healthy and the right cinnamon variety. What you may not know about your favorite spice is, it has an evil cousin and it could be one of the many causes to your health problems.

Is Your Cinnamon Genuine?
There are multiple different varieties of cinnamon, but the two commonly used varieties are cassia (a.k.a “saigon”) and ceylon. The difference between the two are: one is real and one is fake. Do you know which one is real and which one is fake? Which one are you using? If your cinnamon is just labeled, “cinnamon”, chances are, it's fake cinnamon. 

cassia cinnamon vs ceylon cinnamon madagascar cinnamon vs ceylon cinnamon

Cassia Cinnamon vs. Ceylon Cinnamon
Don't think cassia cinnamon and ceylon cinnamon won't have much of a difference? Think again, because there IS a difference. Cassia cinnamon is fake (a.k.a “false cinnamon”), and ceylon cinnamon is real (a.k.a “true cinnamon”). Ceylon is native to Sri Lanka. Ceylon cinnamon is not normally sold at your local supermarket's spice section. It's usually sold at health food stores. If can't find ceylon cinnamon at your local health food store, simply order online. Ceylon costs more than cassia cinnamon because of it's high-quality (it's real cinnamon), sweet flavor and aroma.
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The cinnamon that you normally see sold in every supermarket's spice section is, cassia cinnamonthe “false/fake cinnamon” (cassia cinnamon is cheaper than ceylon, as ceylon cinnamon). Cassia cinnamon is relative to ceylon (cassia is known as ceylon's cousin), and both varieties are taken from the inner bark of the Cinnamomum tree. Cassia cinnamon is darker in color and it has a very strong/bitter flavor, unlike ceylon, that has a sweet flavor and lighter in color. When you're shopping for cinnamon sticks, look for the light-colored and sweet aroma sticks; it's ceylon.

Does It Matter Which Cinnamon I Use?
Yes, it matters! If you don't think buying cassia cinnamon makes much of a difference, think again! If you think you're eating healthy when you sprinkle cinnamon on your cookies, breads, cereals, brownies, and other sweet treatsyou've been duped, because the fake cinnamon is sure NOT healthy.

The different cinnamon varieties can have an major impact on your health. Cassia cinnamon is quite toxic, as it's one of the largest sources of coumadin. Coumadin is a toxic substance that's toxic to the liver and kidneys, and is a carcinogen that causes cancerous tumors in humans. So, the cinnamon that you normally buy at your regular supermarket may be giving you cancer. Ceylon cinnamon on the other hand, does not contain coumadin. When buying products that contain cinnamon, make sure the company wasn't using fake cinnamon, as that can be hazardous.

Health Benefits of Cinnamon (ceylon cinnamon that is):
Cinnamon provides an array of powerful benefits, however, to reap all its benefits, make sure you buy the real cinnamon. See for yourself below.

  • Lowers high blood pressure
  • Reduces your risk of cancer, diabetes and your chances of getting sick
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-clotting
  • Anti-parasitic
  • Anti-microbial
  • helps with type 2 diabetes
  • helps lower your cholesterol
  • Controls blood sugar levels
  • High in nutrients, like manganese, magnesium, dietary fiber, iron, and calcium. The combinations of the calcium and fiber helps to remove bile, prevent damage to colon cells and helps to prevent colon cancer.
  • The fiber present in cinnamon help to relieve constipation and irritable bowel syndrome
  • Helps with yeast infections
  • Boosts brain activity, helps to remove nervous tensions and improves memory
  • Prevents cancer
  • Relieves headaches, migraines and arthritis
  • Just smelling cinnamon alone boosts your cognitive function and memory!
  • A great e. coli fighter
  • Serves as a natural preservative
  • Reduces muscle and joint pain, along with muscle stiffness
  • Effective for indigestion, diarrhea, nausea, gas, inflammation, and upset stomach
  • Fights ulcers and head lice
  • Aids in weight loss
  • Fights colds/flues/sickness/disease
  • and many more amazing health benefits! There are so many reasons why you should include cinnamon in your diet; no reason not too, really. Cinnamon is a superfood spice that everyone should be eating on a daily basis (the real cinnamon, of course).


RESOURCES:
Hope this post has helped you! Please share with everyone you know, especially cinnamon lovers! :)

If you buy the fake cinnamon, do you plan to switch to the real cinnamon? Are you dashing sprinkles of cinnamon on your food? What are your thoughts about this topic? 'Natural' doesn't make it safe. Choose ceylon cinnamon the next time you're cinnamon shopping. 

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I, Miliany Bonet, am NOT a medical doctor, a Certified Nutritionists or a Certified Detoxification Specialist. The information I provide on this blog is for your educational purposes only. All the information I provide is intended to help improve your life with fruits and vegetables. I talk on behalf of my own experience, research and beliefs. Please do not get the information I provide on this blog confusing. I am not involved in diagnosing, prescribing or treating in any form. Please understand by using the information on this blog (that includes posts, recipes, recommended websites/blogs, videos, articles, etc) helpful and great alternatives to your daily life. I do recommend a lot of suggestions about raw veganism. I like to give a lot of tips and tricks to this raw vegan lifestyle, as there is LOTS to learn. Like I said, the information here is intended to help improve your diet and your life (as that is my goal). I don't believe in counting calories, and none of my recipes will provide the nutritional values. I am 100 % happy with what I eat. I do, however, believe in the nutritional benefits. With raw food, there really is no need to count calories. You may do it if you like, but I personally do not and will not provide that information. This lifestyle is pretty much stress free! Please keep in mind, I do not judge or criticize others, as everyone is entitled to their own opinions. I do like to joke around in my posts, so don't take my posts personal. My intention is to never offend anybody. I expose and blog about the truth, and nothing but the truth here. If you can't handle the truth and get offensive, please do not bother to read my blog posts. But if you CAN handle the truth - welcome and happy reading! You are responsible for your own heath. Thank you.

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