Los Raramuris/Tarahumaras, Veganism & Running… LOVE!!


3 of my favorite topics in one article: Powerful Natives, Veganism & Running… CHECK IT OUT!   “When it comes to the top 10 health risks facing American men, the Tarahumara are practically immortal: Their incidence rate is at or near zero in just about every category, including diabetes, vascular disease, and colorectal cancer. Age seems to have no effect on them, either: The Tarahumara runner who won the 1993 Leadville ultramarathon was 55 years old. Plus, their supernatural invulnerability …

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Hey friends, so recently I’ve been paying a lot of attention to the “color” of my food. I love color!! I love the way I feel when I wear something bright, I love walking into a place & feeling like I’ve entered a rainbow. Color can really affect our state of being, and the same applies to the color of our food. Take a look at the meals you’ve been enjoying, if you were simply going off “looks” , is …

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NRGY Post Holiday “Cleanse”


So lets be honest, most of us over eat during the holidays. I know I did! I’ve been feeling so full and my poor stomach is not very happy with me. That’s why I decided to ease into a juice cleanse to give my body a “rest”. If you’re feeling like I am then join me and the VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR! This is what we’re doing: (Credit for this cleanse goes to Sirenita del Mar and Shaman’s Vision Sacred Arts Center… …

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Day 7 of “Journey to Health”


Day 7 was a very emotional day. I spent all morning and most of the afternoon at the hospital with a loved one who is very ill. I didn’t have much eNeRGY to cook or UNcook so VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR and I went over to my mom’s, & she of course welcomed us delicious meals. He had a beautiful salad & a fresh fruit smoothie & I had a burrito with beans, quinoa, salsa & veggies (not RAW). I spent …

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Should I buy Organic?


 Hey friends!! So I often get the question, “Should I Buy Organic,” and I think it’s an important topic to discuss. We hear that organic is better, but it can also be more expensive. So what is the verdict on Organic? Let’s find out: First, lets start with, “What is Organic?“: According to the National Organic Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic farmers use renewable resources and growing methods that conserve soil and water. Crops are produced …

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NRGY’s 17 Grocery Shopping Tips


Hey friends!! Here are a few tips for your Next Grocery Shopping Trip. When I first went vegan I was lucky to have a dad, CHEF JUAN GONZALEZ, who knew everything about vegan diets, so I didn’t struggle much with that. I figured it would be a good idea to share a few of tips to help you along your journey… I hope you find them useful!   1) LEGUMES: Pick up lots of beans, of all kinds. I especially like …

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Journey to Health!


YAY!! The time is here, tomorrow, (August 23rd, 2011) we start the VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR’s  “Journey to Health”. I’m so excited! So as I mentioned before, I will be updating the RAW meals I will be creating for the VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR, so make sure you are checking them out, as I will be sharing them often. It’s going to be an exciting next few months, and I really hope you join us on this amazing journey.   Today, in honor to …

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Ejercicio al estilo NRGY !!


(For English version go HERE) Ya muchos saben que el VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR estará empezando su “Camino hacia la Salud” este Martes Agosto 23,2011. Y claro yo lo voy a ayudar y crear su comida CRUDA, haci que decidí también compartir un poco sobre mi régimen de ejercicio.A mi me encanta hacer ejercicio! No por vanidad, pero por mantenerme saludable. Trato de practicar yoga todos los días, y si no tengo mucho tiempo aunque sea trato de hacer algunas poses. Siento que me ayuda a empezar el día con buena eNeRGia, o cuando estoy baja en eNeRGia me ayuda a renovarme. (yo practico el estilo de yoga llamado YOGHISMOque es muy popular en Latino America) También e empezado a hacer Tai Chi y me encanta! E aprendido como estar en un estado de meditación, pero al mismo tiempo muy alerta. Es un ejercicio de la mente muy intenso, pero también ayuda …

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(for English Version go HERE) En mi pagina de Facebook siempre estoy compartiendo fotos de los jugos que preparo y e estado recidiendo muchos mensajes de amigos pidiéndome recetas para hacer jugos. Bueno, aquí las tienen!!!  Col Risado/Kale de SOUTH CENTRAL FARM Espinacas de SOUTH CENTRAL FARM Antes de compartir mis jugos permitanme compartir un poco sobre mi experiencia. Yo nací en Michoacan,México pero ha vivido en los EE.UU. la mayor parte de mi vida. Cuando era más joven mi familia y yo visitábamosa  México con …

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(Spanish Version/Version en Espanol) Hey friends!! So if you’re following my facebook page, VEGAN A LA MEXICANA, you may have seen the link I posted about the, VEGAN CHICANO DOCTOR aka my fiance!  I’m sooooo excited he has decided to start a blog and share all of his amazing knowledge!! He will be starting a “Health re-boot” as he begins his next (medical) rotation, will be adopting a Raw Food Diet and working out 6 times a week for 30-60minutes. (here is why) This is all …

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