Most Of Us Love New Year’s Eve. It’s a wonderful Time To Reflect & Imagine What Could Be…

It’s a New Year; a Fresh Start!

Now is the perfect opportunity to reflect and re-evaluate life. As we reflect on the past year, we naturally reassess our priorities – those individual behaviors that have been ‘working’ for us as opposed to those that haven’t.

“Happy New Year” offers a collective moment in unison with all of humanity as we come together with mutual desire to create positive change within ourselves, which most definitely creates positive changes in the life forces of our planet as a whole. Each second in which we encourage others to achieve their own objectives we reaffirm our own (and visa versa). Still, change itself is a personal quest.

The great news is, your change is all about you!

As you consider what’s working for you in your life and what isn’t, consider your health. How do you feel right now? Are you eating a diet of raw living foods or one that is high in raw living foods? If you’re eating foods that don’t provide you with the all natural nutrients your body deserves, then you probably notice the difference in how you feel.

January 1, 2011 – Today, I begin nourishing my body and soul.

Now is the time to make your change. Recommit yourself to living your life at the highest level possible. Enjoy the heath and spiritual benefits which go hand-in-hand with making raw living foods a major part of your diet… your health… your life!

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We have compiled a new updated list of reasons to incorporate more raw living foods into your diet for 2011. If you have more reasons then leave us a comment and we will add them to our next reasons to eat more raw living foods.

Happy New Years from all of us at CHI.  We send love and blessings.

Some Great Reasons To Eat Raw Living Food

1.      Imagine excess weight and toxins you have built up over the past year, almost magically disappearing from your body, at a rate no other diet can offer.

2.      Imagine never having to count calories again.

3.      Imagine how it feels to not feel tired and to have all of your aches and pains disappear in a matter of a few days.

4.      Imagine jumping out of bed in the morning, greeting and greeting the day feeling absolutely vibrant, joyful and positively excited about who you are and what you will be accomplishing throughout the day.

5.       Imagine feeling the simple joy of being able to breath in-and-out, as your body is now able to take in the nutrients you have been missing and to easily eliminate the toxins which have caused you to become less aware of your higher being.

6.      Imagine starting your morning with 30 minutes of exercise then drinking a delcious Green Smoothie, which invigorates every cell in your body.

7.      Imagine the miracle of having live enzymes helping your body, making it so every food you take in is easily digested, easier to assimilate and  more nourishing to every cell in your body.

8.      Imagine eating food that contains  100% of the enzymes, vitamins, minerals, phyto-nutrients and anti-oxidants that your body needs to reach optimum health.

9.      Imagine eating real food,. Loaded with life giving water and oxygen. Every bite is you eat is filled with the purest water and oxygen available on planet earth.

10.  Imagine being able to have all the protein your body needs and not having to get it by taking another creatures life.

11.  Imagine being a part of a new and loving world where you are playing a major role in preserving our planets echo system.

12.  Imagine having the clarity of mind, body and spirit, so you are once again able to make logical, sound decisions which will enhance your life and the lives of everyone who is in your sphere of influence.

13.  Imagine not having to worry about creating  a toxic environment within your body, which encourages heart disease, cancer or other life threatening illnesses.

14.  Imagine turning back the hands of time as your body repairs itself faster than ever before and your true inner beauty comes to light as you experience the glow that surrounds every person who incorporates this lifestyle.

15.  Imagine your new beautiful self enjoying the vibrancy which enables you to enjoy your life partner at the highest spiritual and physical level possible.

16.  Imagine the looks of amazement on the faces of your friends and family when they see they see how beautiful and vibrant you have become.

17.  Imagine the feeling of knowing you are feeding yourself the most nourishing foods on the planet.

18.  Imagine the knowledge and understanding of life and health you will acquire and be able to share with your friends and family.

19.  Imagine yourself being the person you have always wanted to be.

20.  Imagine our beloved Dr. Ann Wigmore  encouraging you to live a life of abundance and joy, as you hear her say “Living foods create living bodies, dead foods create dead bodies,” and you my dear child are a living body!

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will. George Bernard Shaw

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Vegan Diet Out Scores American Diabetes Associations Recommended Diet

J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Oct;108(10):1636-45.

Changes in nutrient intake and dietary quality among participants with type 2 diabetes following a low-fat vegan diet or a conventional diabetes diet for 22 weeks.

CONCLUSIONS: Vegan diets increase intakes of carbohydrate, fiber, and several micronutrients, in contrast with the American Diabetes Association recommended diet. The vegan group improved its AHEI score whereas the American Diabetes Association recommended diet group’s AHEI score remained unchanged.

Turner-McGrievy GM, Barnard ND, Cohen J, Jenkins DJ, Gloede L, Green AA.

Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.


BACKGROUND: Although vegan diets improve diabetes management, little is known about the nutrient profiles or diet quality of individuals with type 2 diabetes who adopt a vegan diet.

OBJECTIVE: To assess the changes in nutrient intake and dietary quality among participants following a low-fat vegan diet or the 2003 American Diabetes Association dietary recommendations.

DESIGN: A 22-week randomized, controlled clinical trial examining changes in nutrient intake and diet quality.

SUBJECTS/SETTING: Participants with type 2 diabetes (n=99) in a free-living setting.

RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: Participants were randomly assigned to a low-fat vegan diet or a 2003 American Diabetes Association recommended diet.

MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Nutrient intake and Alternate Healthy Eating Index (AHEI) scores were collected at baseline and 22 weeks.

STATISTICAL ANALYSES PERFORMED: Between-group t tests were calculated for changes between groups and paired comparison t tests were calculated for changes within-group. Pearson’s correlation assessed relationship of AHEI score to hemoglobin A1c and body weight changes.

RESULTS: Both groups reported significant decreases in energy, protein, fat, cholesterol, vitamin D, selenium, and sodium intakes. The vegan group also significantly reduced reported intakes of vitamin B-12 and calcium, and significantly increased carbohydrate, fiber, total vitamin A activity, beta carotene, vitamins K and C, folate, magnesium, and potassium. The American Diabetes Association recommended diet group also reported significant decreases in carbohydrate and iron, but reported no significant increases. The vegan group significantly improved its AHEI score (P<0.0001), while the American Diabetes Association recommended diet group did not (P=0.7218). The difference in AHEI score at 22 weeks between groups was significant (P<0.0001). With both groups combined, AHEI score was negatively correlated with both changes in hemoglobin A1c value (r=-0.24, P=0.016) and weight (r=-0.27, P=0.007).

CONCLUSIONS: Vegan diets increase intakes of carbohydrate, fiber, and several micronutrients, in contrast with the American Diabetes Association recommended diet. The vegan group improved its AHEI score whereas the American Diabetes Association recommended diet group’s AHEI score remained unchanged.

Organic Wheatgrass Enriches Animal Diets

Organic wheatgrass as environmental enrichment.

Brown C.

Ocean State Veterinary Specialists, East Greenwich, RI, USA.


Environmental enrichment must be provided for the various animal species that are housed in laboratory animal facilities. Wheatgrass can be used as a natural form of enrichment that requires minimal preparation and effort. Wheatgrass is appropriate enrichment for cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, rodents and birds.

Wheat Grass – Ulcerative Colitis Study

CONCLUSION: Wheat grass juice appeared effective and safe as a single or adjuvant treatment of active distal UC.

Scandinavian journal Gastroenterol. 2002 Apr;37(4):444-9.  – Wheat grass juice in the treatment of active distal ulcerative colitis: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Ben-Arye E, Goldin E, Wengrower D, Stamper A, Kohn R, Berry E. Dept. of Family Medicine, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa. Abstract BACKGROUND: The use of wheat grass (Triticum aestivum) juice for treatment of various gastrointestinal and other conditions had been suggested by its proponents for more than 30 years, but was never clinically assessed in a controlled trial. A preliminary unpublished pilot study suggested efficacy of wheat grass juice in the treatment of ulcerative colitis (UC). METHODS: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. One gastroenterology unit in a tertiary hospital and three study coordinating centers in three major cities in Israel. Twenty-three patients diagnosed clinically and sigmoidoscopically with active distal UC were randomly allocated to receive either 100 cc of wheat grass juice, or a matching placebo, daily for 1 month. Efficacy of treatment was assessed by a 4-fold disease activity index that included rectal bleeding and number of bowel movements as determined from patient diary records, a sigmoidoscopic evaluation, and global assessment by a physician. RESULTS: Twenty-one patients completed the study, and full information was available on 19 of them. Treatment with wheat grass juice was associated with significant reductions in the overall disease activity index (P=0.031) and in the severity of rectal bleeding (P = 0.025). No serious side effects were found. Fresh extract of wheat grass demonstrated a prominent tracing in cyclic voltammetry methodology, presumably corresponding to four groups of compounds that exhibit anti-oxidative properties. CONCLUSION: Wheat grass juice appeared effective and safe as a single or adjuvant treatment of active distal UC.

PLANS FOR LIVING – By Dr. Ann Wigmore




Creative Health Institute 112 W Union City Rd Union City, MI 49094

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15 Food Combining Guidelines

Food Combining Guidelines

  1. Avoid eating carbohydrates, starches, sugar or sweet fruits with acid fruits.  Too many times we mix: (strawberries and bananas) (cereal with strawberries) (pineapple upside down cake).
  2. Avoid eating concentrated proteins with concentrated carbohydrates.  (meat and potatoes) 
  3. Do not consume two concentrated proteins at the same meal. (meat and cheese*) (nuts and cheese) (shrimp and steak) (avocado and nuts) 
  4. Do not consume fats with proteins. (cheese* and meat again) 
  5. Use fats sparingly.  Beware of many items in the store that say “no fat” in their sales pitch.  They wouldn’t contain fat anyway. (animal fats, dairy products, palm oil, cottonseed oil and coconut) 
  6. Do not eat acid fruits with proteins.  Some lemon juice is fine on proteins.  Avocados combine well with acid fruit, sub-acid fruit and greens. (pineapple and ham) (tomatoes, meat, noodles – goulash, spaghetti) 
  7. Do not combine sweet fruits with proteins, starches or acid fruits, a common dessert mistake. (bananas on cereals) (strawberries and bananas) (dried fruit dehydrates the stomach). 
  8. Eat only one concentrated starch at a meal (potatoes, corn, pumpkin, etc.). 
  9. Acid fruits may be used with sub-acid fruits.  Don’t combine fruits opposite ends; combine at mid-ground. 
  10. Sub-acid fruits may be used with sweet fruit. 
  11. Combine fruit only with lettuce and celery.  Lettuce and celery may even enhance fruit digestion. 
  12. Salads combine very well with proteins, oil and starches.  Greens should make up a majority of our diet.  They leave the stomach quickly unless weighed down by oily dressings.
  13. Sprouts are great.  The best way to eat grains: referring back to #12, salads go well with starches or grains, so sprouts are great with salad. 
  14. Do not consume melons with any other foods.  They move through the stomach in 20 minutes.  If melons don’t agree with you, try them alone. 
  15. Liquids should not be used at any meal.  Dilutes your digestive juices / Prevents us from chewing / Prevents us from secreting saliva. 

 *Keep in mind Creative Health Institutes program does not include meat, dairy, or any other food products linked to animals.

Wishing everyone the best year ever.

Bobby Morgan


Creative Health Instituute

Sleep is a Necessity … Not a Luxury At Creativee Health Institute

Here at Creative Health all of our students are taught how to incorporate good sleep habits and how to identify which natural non habit forming sleep aids will assist them and others in their healing journeys.  We know,  for our bodies to overcome physical stresses we need to feed ourselves living foods combined with proper rest. These two elements are the basis for boosting the bodies immune system and putting the brakes on illnesses and disease that stress the body.

 The Center for Disease Control has adopted the slogan, “Sleep is a necessity … not a luxury” and has even implemented a viral e-card campaign on the Internet to spread the word.

Are you getting by with 5 to 6 hours of sleep or less per night? Have you convinced yourself you can function just fine on this small amount of of sleep?

The National Sleep Foundation has noted that the need for sleep changes as we age, but as a general guideline, adults need at least 7 to 9 hours of sleep during every 24 hour period. Sleep is when our body rebuilds muscle, calms nerves, balances hormones and does overall repair to the damages that  physical and mental stresses our body systems have endured during our waking hours. 

30% to 50%  of north Americans are getting insufficient sleep. Pour sleeping habits and insomnia weaken the immune system, brings on depression, aches and pains, weight gain,  lowered mental capabilities,  confusion, irritability, headaches and even death.

Best Life Ever!

Robert Morgan – Bobby

Creative Health Institute

Union City, Michigan

A letter To A Friend – Can You Cure Endometriosis With Raw Living Foods And A Lifestyle Change?

This will address the endometriosis- She can go on a limited cooked diet in 90 days then a larger amount of cooked food can be added if necessary.

  • Eat alkaline forming raw fruits and vegetables,- This can be done by making a large green smoothie to start the day
  • Eat alkaline forming foods like sprouted seeds and nuts – see the charts on
  • Avoid Grain, unless sprouted and raw
  • Avoid salt,sugar, coffee, alcohol and tobacco
  • Avoid all meat!
  • Drink  a minimum of 3 ounce of wheatgrass daily – Use a wheatgrass implant 5 nites a week. Take the implant vaginally – 2 – 4 ounces
  • Drink water – 50% of your body weight in ounces daily. example: 200 lbs = 100 ounces of water
  • 30 miniutes of exercise everyday – Also make sure to get 10 minutes of sun.
  • 8 hours of rest with at least  2 hours of this rest coming before midnight.
  • 1 daily high enema – 32 ounces of water – mix in 2 ounces of wheatgrass
  • Take a good probiotic with all cooked food meals. – This can be replaced by rejuvelac taken orally or with eight ounces mixed in the enema
  • Replace the protein from the excluded meat with proteins from foods like avocados and almonds as well as sprouted seeds, nuts and grains: Sprouted mung beans, lentils, Alfalfa are excellent sources of raw living protein.

CHECK OUT THIS ARTICLE BY: John Foster, MD, he is a member of the Steiner Medical and Therapeutic Center. He also serves as Associate Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Here’s a little info:
Baby male trout raised in a tank grew up looking like females when small amounts of laundry detergent were added to the water. 42% of the male bass in the Potomac River are producing eggs. Patients tell me that the wrong kind of laundry detergent makes them bloat more. Bloating just before the period is typical of estrogen dominance and present with women with endometriosis and menstrual pain.
 ParabensLotions and Shampoos have Parbens in them as a preservative. Parabens were found to be estrogenic. Cut out all parabens from your liquidy stuff you use on your skin, you will improve in 2 months.A Natural Protection Against Estrogen Overload
By John Foster, MD
We are living in the age of estrogen. The food supply is laden with traces of herbicides, pesticides and petrochemical residues from plastics, all of which have estrogen-like, endocrine disrupting effects in animals and humans. These xenobiotics, or foreign biological substances, have been linked to abnormalities and cancers of human tissues that are hormone sensitive, including fibrocystic breast disease, breast cancer, cervical cancer and dysplasia, endometrial cancer, endometriosis and ovarian disease as well as prostatic hypertrophy and cancer.
How can we protect ourselves from these influences? Eating a whole food diet of organic or biodynamic foods, free of pesticides, is an important first step. Healthy water is the next. Municipal water supplies may be sources of many chemicals and water in plastic bottles can contain residues of polycarbonate plastics called phthalates, which are endocrine disrupters. It is important to drink only pure mineral water or water that has been treated by a reverse osmosis (RO) system.
Our bodies regulate and eliminate estrogens by the action of detoxifying enzymes in the liver. There are two pathways of estrogen oxidation and conversion, one of which converts it to a beneficial and non-toxic form 2-OH estrogen and another which converts it to the 16-OH estrogen form. The 16-OH form is carcinogenic and causes diseases of tissues that are responsive to hormones, including disorders and cancers of breast, uterus, cervix and prostate, and probably lung and colon. Xenoestrogens push the system toward the 16-OH pathway both directly and indirectly.
Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, kohlrabi, bok choy, Brussels sprouts and cabbage contain a substance called indole-3-carbinol (I3C) which is activated and liberated when the vegetables are crushed in a wet environment, that is, when they are chewed, chopped or pounded. In the presence of stomach acid, I3C combines with itself to form DIM (di-indollyl methane). DIM induces certain P-450 enzymes in the liver to block the production of the toxic 16-OH estrogens and enhance the production of the beneficial 2-OH forms.
Studies have demonstrated that DIM reduces the incidence of fibrocystic breast disease, cervical dysplasia, endometriosis and prostate enlargement. In fact, the 2-OH form is not only benign but also enhances the process of apoptosis, the spontaneous death of damaged and cancerous cells. DIM also acts as an active surveillance for cancer cells. This is very exciting and while there is much to learn and more to say, I can state with assurance that this phyto-nutrient may be one of the most important protective substances of this new century.
It is very important to eat cruciferous vegetables every day for protection against diseases that may be induced by exposure to environmental estrogens. As raw cruciferous vegetables contain goitrogens, it is best to eat them fermented, because fermentation neutralizes these thyroid-depressing substances. (Cooking also neutralizes the goitrogens, but also deactivates I3C.) In fact, low rates of breast cancer in Polish women have been attributed to their daily consumption of sauerkraut. (Science News 9/23/00)
The amount of vegetables needed to supply adequate DIM for full protection or as part of a program of cancer treatment is at least two pounds daily. Of course, it is not always practical or possible to eat such large amounts of pickled vegetables. Fortunately, DIM is available as a supplement. I recommend it to almost any patient over 40 and anyone with a family history of breast or uterine problems as well as cancer of the lung, colon or prostate. I also add DIM to any hormone replacement therapy program for an added safety factor to prevent the above diseases. I have also used DIM successfully to treat PMS.

About the Author
John Foster, MD is a member of the Steiner Medical and Therapeutic Center in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. He also serves as Associate Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.

Cancer Doctor Save Lives – Part II

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Cancer, Fraud and the FDA” with our special guests Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski (Cancer Expert) and Eric Merola, Director of Burzynski – the movie. Why do YOU think the cancer industry doesn’t want you to know about this physician? Tell your friends and family about this show – post your comments below.

Cancer Doctor Saves Lives

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The NaturalNews Talk Hour presents “Cancer, Fraud and the FDA” with our special guests Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski (Cancer Expert) and Eric Merola, Director of Burzynski – the movie. Why do YOU think the cancer industry doesn’t want you to know about this physician? Tell your friends and family about this show – post your comments below.

Report: Harmful chemicals found in tap water of 31 U.S. cities

Millions of Americans in at least 31 U.S. cities could be drinking tap water contaminated with the harmful chemical hexavalent chromium, according to a report released Monday by the non-profit Environmental Working Group.

While the dangerous carcinogen, otherwise known as chromium-6, may sound foreign to most people, perhaps the name Erin Brockovich will ring a bell.

After chromium-6 was discovered in the water supply of Hinkley, California, Brockovich helped bring about a lawsuit that ultimately ended in 1996 with the utility company, Pacific Gas & Electric, paying more than $330 million in damages.  Norman, Oklahoma; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Riverside, California, top the non-profit organization’s list of cities with water supplies contaminated by chromium-6.

Although the Environmental Protection Agency does not require water utilities to test for chromium-6, and has not established a legal threshold for how much can be in our water, the agency has classified the toxin as “likely to be carcinogenic to humans.”

“I was expecting to find hexavalent chromium in some of the cities we checked, but I didn’t expect it to be so widespread,” said Rebecca Sutton, a senior scientist with the Environmental Working Group and the lead author of the study.

Sutton said there is a well-documented corollary between exposure to chromium-6 and a greater risk of stomach cancer in humans. Additionally, there is ample animal evidence showing a broad risk of gastrointestinal tumors in rats and mice exposed to the toxin, she said.

Worse, skipping tap water in favor of bottled water does not guarantee you’ll be protected.

“Bottled water is not necessarily any safer than tap water,” said Sutton. “We just don’t have any guarantee that hexavalent chromium isn’t in that water.”

So how can you protect yourself? Sutton says your best bet is buying an effective water filter.

“Getting the water filter is a great way to protect yourself and your family,” says Sutton. “It’s a step you can take yourself; you don’t have to wait for government action.”

Samples from the test provided a “one-time snapshot” of water systems that serve 26 million people, the Environmental Working Group said. But the organization said the results show that more federal regulation of the cancer-causing chemical is needed.

The National Toxicology Program has said that chromium-6 in drinking water shows “clear evidence of carcinogenic activity.”

California’s state environmental agency has proposed capping levels of the chemical in drinking water at 0.06 parts per billion. The Environmental Working Group said 25 of the cities it tested showed exceeded that level.

To conduct its test, the organization said it recruited volunteers in 35 cities to collect tap water samples “from unfiltered taps in homes or in public buildings such as hospitals, libraries and malls,” the report said.

Here are the cities

1. Norman, Oklahoma
2. Honolulu, Hawaii
3. Riverside, California
4. Madison, Wisconsin
5. San Jose, California
6. Tallahassee, Florida
7. Omaha, Nebraska
8. Albuquerque, New Mexico
9. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
10. Bend, Oregon
11. Salt Lake City, Utah
12. Ann Arbor, Michigan
13. Atlanta, Georgia
14. Los Angeles, California
15. Bethesda, Maryland
16. Phoenix, Arizona
17. Washington, D.C.
18. Chicago, Illinois
19. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
20. Villanova, Pennsylvania
21. Sacramento, California
22. Louisville, Kentucky
23. Syracuse, New York
24. New Haven, Connecticut
25. Buffalo, New York
26. Las Vegas, Nevada
27. New York, New York
28. Scottsdale, Arizona
29. Miami, Florida
30. Boston, Massachusetts
31. Cincinnati, Ohio

Alaska Health Food Stores & Vegetarian, Vegan & Raw Restaurants



Natural Pantry (Map | Reviews)
3801 Old Steward, Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-770-1444
Hours: Mon-Sat. 9-9 · Closed Sunday
– Juice bar, salad bar, organic produce.
Rainbow Foods (Map | Reviews)
224 4th St., Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: 907-586-6476
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm · Saturday 10-6 · Sunday Noon-6pm.

State By State Listing Of Health Food Stores & Vegetarian, Vegan & Raw Restaurants



Golden Temple Natural Grocery & Cafe (Map | Reviews)
1901 11th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Phone: 205-933-6333
Whole Foods Market (Map | Reviews)
3100 Cahaba Village Plaza, Birmingham, AL 35243
Phone: 205-912-8400
Hours: Monday to Saturday 8am-10pm · Sunday 9am-9pm.
Garden Cove Produce (Map | Reviews)
628 Meridian St., Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-534-COVE · Toll-free 888-615-8657
– Organic fruits, veggies, bulk food, breads, groceries, herbs, vitamins, books, and much more.
Manna Grocery & Deli (Map | Reviews)
2300 McFarland Blvd., Suite 12, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
Phone: 205-752-9955 · Toll-free 800-752-9950
– Herbs, natural body and skin-care products, handmade Nepalese jewelry, books on natural cooking, wind chimes, and many great gift ideas. The deli staff prepares delicious lunch items daily and has take-out items available.
Organic Harvest Market & Cafe (Map | Reviews)
1580 Montgomery Highway, Vestavia, AL 35216
Phone: 205) 978-0318
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm · Sunday 10am-8pm


Natural Pantry (Map | Reviews)
3801 Old Steward, Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-770-1444
Hours: Mon-Sat. 9-9 · Closed Sunday
– Juice bar, salad bar, organic produce.
Rainbow Foods (Map | Reviews)
224 4th St., Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: 907-586-6476
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm · Saturday 10-6 · Sunday Noon-6pm.

Loving Encounters & Stories About Don

Erin Henderson  writes…

One day when I just finished up working in the garden. Don & Sadie walked over to me. He asked me, “Do you love your food?” And I stared at him blankly & thought what a strange question to ask…since I never thought about it before. Then I… thought it & replied “Yes.” With a gentle smile (the kind the lights up in the eyes), he said sincerely to me, “Good. Love your food and in return, it will love you.” That moment forward, I have always made sure that I give gratitude for this healing, nourishment. Don is such a gentle, loving, selfless being, who will be dearly missed. May peace and healing reach all of those…family, friends and lucky individuals who mourn the loss of this man.

Message of Hope and Love From Dr. Flora Mason Van Orden

Creative Health Grieves the Loss of Its Founder
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2010 08:14:01 GMT

Please get a message to Hiawatha, the family, staff, and Bobby for me. I hope this will help them in their process.
Once, I touched a loose, dangling, unseen electric wire and found myself seconds later, 15 feet from the wire, on my back and paralyzed, unable to move a muscle or take a breath. The EMT personnel who arrived about 6 minutes later pronounced me dead after trying 3 times to bring me back with defibrillator shocks. I was aware of everything that was happening but could not alert them that I was still ‘in there’ because I was unable to move my fingers or blink my eyes, much less talk.

I zoomed through a tunnel and went into a space of white, and two spirits came to meet me with open arms. My lasting impression was of the most incredible joy and bliss imaginable. It was so strong, I thought I would never want to come back to this life of pain.I was so ready to embrace that light eternally.

Twas not my time, though, and someone did what is called a diaphragm press on me and as their fist sunk into my belly, just above my navel, and went up, pushing into my heart, I was forced to take a deep breath, and began breathing. Reluctantly, I came back, and although my heart stopped 3 times again in the ambulance, and I nearly died again at the hospital when the attending refused to take the saline solution out of my veins, with the help of my three sons, I survived when they kidnapped me and took me to a place called ‘Point of the Mountain’ where I was placed in mineral hot water, to heart’s rhythm.

Don is at a place of peace. He was taken to that place of no pain before the fire got to him. People should know that he never felt any pain; he felt joy. When I’ve repeated this story to people at the the hospital, in hospice or at home, they die with smiles on their faces because they know they have nothing to fear anymore. They are going home to a place where they will feel no pain, just bliss.

That was not the only time this has happened to me, so I continue to be of service, secure in my knowledge of what awaits me when God is finished with me on this earth. Don is there in bliss now, with Dr. Ann. And those of us who remain get further practice in moving from attachment to detachment.

Peace and love be with you, Dr. Flora

Hopeful signs, by Donald O. Haughey

by Donald Haughey, founder of CHI

Many of man’s enterprises undertaken to do the good work of God are threatened by the lack of forthright action on the part of those it is supposed to serve. The will and purpose of man is more and more diluted by increased substance abuse. Indeed, drugs of choice and ever more toxic medical drugs, the polluting of the food supply by the addictions to salt, sugar and fats in concentrated forms, and the de-vitalization of formulated processing for profit are all bearing down on us.

The grass roots wisdom that is causing the swing back to raw organic purity is hopeful and making a difference. In wisdom and/or desperation – “the way of the truth and the life” – people are seeking out prevention and cures for the ills of man.

Now we do well to seek out what the wise among us are doing to learn and practice the ways of not only survival but the ways of perfecting our being. Advice and guidance is not only available but taught by those dedicated to showing forth the ways of wellness and the perfection of our Spiritual Being. Creative Health Institute stands at the leading edge.

Donald O. Haughey
Hodunk, Michigan

February 17, 2010

With Deepest Sorrow…


Dear Friends,

With deep sorrow, today Creative Health Institute has lost our beloved friend, inspiration and founder, Don Haughey. This morning a fire broke out in the mill house, which was Don’s residence. Don passed in the fire. Please keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers — especially Susan, his daughter, Jim and Charles, his sons, and Mary, his companion who was in the mill when the fire broke out. She survived.

Please let others know who may have known Don.

We will keep you posted on memorial arrangements. Please don’t overwhem our phones at this time. We will keep you informed through Facebook and e-mail.


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Love & Joy Come to You & to You Raw Wassail, too


 Today at the Creative Health Institute we’re celebrating good health, peaceful relationships and winter holidays with a wonderful new recipe for warm raw wassail. We love our raw living food community so much that we just want to lift up our cups and toast to you!

ORGANIC INGREDIENTS –  This Recipe Makes Three gallons

  • 48 apples, juiced
  • 3 whole lemons, juiced
  • 1 orange juiced
  • 1 cup of cranberry juice – (optional)
  • 1/2 cup honey or agave
  • 1/2 cup date water
  • 1 tablespoon Allspice
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 10 cinnamon sticks (or 5 Tbs. ground cinnamon)
  • 10 whole cloves (Save these for floating on top of the Wassail)

Stir together all ingredients accept for the cloves. Divide the wassail up and place enough in your blender bowl to mix the ingredient’s for each batch. Pour each batch into a serving bowl(s) add the cloves, and cinnimon sticks and place  in dehydrator, warm to 115 degrees  then the wassail is ready to serve.

According to Wikipedia the word Wassail refers to several related traditions; first and foremost wassailing is an ancient southern English tradition that is performed with the intention of ensuring a good crop of cider apples for the next year’s harvest. It also refers to both the salute ‘Waes Hail’, the term itself is a contraction of the Middle English phrase wæs hæil, meaning litereally ‘good health’ or ‘be you healthy’ and to the drink of wassail which is a hot mulled cider traditionally drunk as an integral part of the wassail ceremony.

Want to become a raw food chef? We’re offering students who sign up for our first Raw Chef 1 weekend of the New Year free Level 1 Alissa Cohen certification in addition to our own nationally recognized CHI Raw Chef 1 certification. This extra free certification from the woman who made raw gourmet  food preparation simple enough for everyone to understand has a $125 value. The class starts January 7 and spaces are filling up quickly so call us today at 866-426-1213 or register online at Our center will be closed from Dec. 19 through Jan. 3 for the winter holidays.

Ladies: Don’t Lose Your Hair Over A Vitamin or Hormone Imbalance


Your hair is one of the first areas, along with skin and nails, to show signs of poor nutrition, hormonal imbalance, or illness. Excessive hair loss and the thinning of your hair can indicate something amiss.

Keep in mind  some hair loss is quite normal, so do not be alarmed by normal hair loss. Many women experience hair loss, to some degree, no matter what their age.  Healthy hair goes through two stages with 90% of the hair being in the growth stage and 10% of it being in the resting stage, which means 10% of your hair is in the process of falling out. 

Human beings lose hair every day, typically 50–100 strands a day. You can test hair loss with the “pull test.” Take about 50 hairs between your fingers and pull gently but firmly. Normally, 5-8 hairs will come out — reflecting the average 10% of hair follicles that are transitioning towards the resting phase at any one time. More than 15 hairs may indicate a more unusual period of hair loss.

If you have large amounts of hair falling out you should be concerned. This is a good time to take in to consideration your overall health and begin to first of all take a closer look at your nutrition regiment. Once you have determined you are providing your body with the proper nutrition, then it’s time to look into other factors which may be responsible for your hair loss. Some of the major contributors to women’s hair loss are hormonal imbalances, stress, yeast overgrowth and thyroid imbalances. 

The key to healthy hair is to make sure your diet is rich in raw living foods that provide the nutrients your body needs. If you are eating a balanced diet consisting of a wide array of foods that have all their live enzymes intact, you can pretty much be assured that you are getting the vitamins, minerals and phyto-nutrients your body needs to keep your body and hair in a healthy state. If  you have your diet under control and you are still experiencing above-normal hair loss it’s time to consider other factors which may be contributing to the loss and possibly using herbs and supplements to help stop the loss.  

 Herbal Remedies


Also known as shave-grass, this herb looks like a horse’s tail, with its rough edges and spiky protuberances at the end of each sprig. Horsetail helps to repair tissues and improve circulation by stimulating blood flow. Hair follicles as well as nails are encouraged to grow. With its high silica content, Horsetail is an essential for forming collagen, maintaining tissue moisture, and assisting in maintaining a healthy immune system.  As with most herbs, horsetail can be taken as a tea, a tincture, or in capsules.


Hippocrates considered nettles a cure for almost all ailments. Also called stinging nettle, or urtica dioica, this herb has been used for thousands of years for its myriad healing properties. Using nettles as a medicinal can yield potent results as the herb is rich in vitamins A, B complex, C, D, beta carotene, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and protein. Nettles contain an abundance of silica for hair and nail strength and health. Nettles ability to promote circulation, assists in reducing hair loss and cleansing the skin.

Flax Oil

Consider taking a tablespoon of flax oil on a daily basis as it has been shown to help raise your immunity, soothe inflammation and strengthen hair follicles.

Maca, Dong Quai, Chaste Tree Berry, Wild Yam

The four most powerful herbs for balancing female hormones are maca, dong quai, chaste tree berry, and wild yam.

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements


Zinc can boost thyroid function and reduce hair loss that comes from an under active thyroid. Zinc must be taken with its companion Copper (2 mg a day) in order to maintain proper mineral balance in the body. Copper also contains melanin, the pigment that colors hair and skin and can help reverse or delay premature graying. Zinc can also affect the levels of androgens, the hormones involved in some form of genetic hair loss.

Raw Multivitamin

Make sure it includes hair-healthy vitamins such as B, C, D and E. Other important nutrients are calcium, magnesium, and iron.


Scalp massage and can be helpful in stimulating blood flow to the scalp and supporting normal follicle function. You may also want to make sure that you get

Should your hair loss become unmanageable it is best to consult with a dermatologist as soon as possible.

Wishing all of our friends and family the best holiday season ever!

Love and blessings,


Robert Morgan is a certified naturalpath and is the director of health and education at Creative Health Institute in Union City, Michigan.

Special Offer: Attened Our Raw Chef Level 1 And Get A FREE Alissa Cohen Certification $125 Value


We’re so excited about our new Advanced Raw Chef classes at The Creative Health Institute we’re offering students who sign up  for a free Level 1 Alissa Cohen certification in addition to our own nationally recognized CHI Raw Chef 1 certification. This extra free certification from the woman who made raw gourmet  food preparation simple enough for everyone to understand has a $125 value.

The classes are monthly and spaces are filling up quickly so call us today at 866-426-1213 or register online at Our  Special for the Chef 1 class enables you to receive both certifications for $495 (or $695 if you request a private room). The Alissa Cohen Raw Chef 1 Certification will give you name recognition that has clout anywhere you travel in the world. The Raw Chef 1 certification through the Creative Health Institute gives you more hands-on classroom and kitchen experience thanany other raw chef level 1 certification program in the United States.

You’ll stay at the Creative Health Institute  and experience our wonderful raw living foods lifestyle and all it has to offer including Russian banya, rural midwestern hospitality and wonderful raw living meals — many of which you will help to prepare.

BobbyMorgan, Creative Health Center’s master  raw chef, education and program director, says he’s especially proud of how in-depth our program is. He’s also proud that we use living sprouts in almost every recipe for our  raw chef level one and level two programs.

“We put sprouts in almost everything,” said Bobby, who continues to keep himself free of  cancer by following the Ann Wigmore living foods program. “They’re even in the chocolate syrup.”

~ Peace and Love to you all … from all of us at your favorite living food center.

Call 866.426.1213 for reservations. Raw Chef 1-2-3  – Detox 5 to 10 days – Juice Feast 1-30 days and 21 day diabetes turnaround.

Creative Health Institute

112 West Union City Road

Union City Michigan 49094

30 minutes south of Battle Creek Michigan


Fertility Herbs…

Women’s Fertility Herbs 

  • Black cohosh – this is an antispasmodic which relieves cramping. You may take this herb in the first half of your cycle from menstruation to ovulation.
  • Dong Quai – considered a female hormone regulator and an effective toner for the uterus. It should be taken in the first half of the cycle and in others the second half. It is advised to check the label for dosage information and consult with your healthcare provider or physician before taking Dong Quai at all.
  • Evening Primrose Oil – helps to increase fertile quality cervical fluid and also contains essential fatty acids which are good for the brain. You may take this EPO from menstruation to ovulation and switch to Flax Seed Oil after ovulation. Flax Seed Oil contains the fatty acids needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Evening Primrose Oil causes uterine contractions – which is why you should not take it after ovulation in the event that conception did occur.
  • False Unicorn– helps with ovarian pain and female infertility. You may take this herb in the first half of cycle from menstruation to ovulation.
  • Red Raspberry Leaf – You may take this herb during the entire cycle as it strengthens the uterine lining, thus helping to lengthen the luteal phase. But do ask your healthcare provider about continuing red raspberry leaf once pregnancy occurs. Usually, it should only be taken in the last trimester of pregnancy, because it “tones” the uterus.
  • Vitex (Chaste Berry)- Known as the female herb, it helps to regulate hormones and should be taken either the entire cycle or the first half from menstruation to ovulation.
    It is certainly not necessary to take ALL of these herbs at once. Pick and choose which ones you may need and which ones will benefit you the most. Some cover the same areas of fertility enhancement while others offer a more general supplementation. These herbs come in different forms – tablets, capsules, tinctures – and in many different brands. They also come as fertility blends where you can benefit for the synergistic effects of all herbs in the right dosage. Choose the formula you prefer and choose a brand that is reputable and pure.

Creative Health Institute Presents… A Christmas Praise & Worship Sing-along Concert

 Creative Health Institute Presents…

A Christmas

Praise & Worship Sing-along Concert 

With Dcn.Nate Harburg

(A candidate for Roman Catholic Priesthood,  friend of one of our CHI interns and the  great-grandson of  Yip Harburg who wrote all the songs for The Wizard of Oz.)

6 p.m.Saturday, Dec.18th

112 W. Union City Road, Union City, MI


Enjoy Fellowship, Music & Our Famous Raw Desserts!  

This Event Is For EVERYONE And Is Free

Daily Aspirin Linked to Steep Drop in Cancer Risk

MONDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) — Long-term use of a daily low-dose aspirin dramatically cuts the risk of dying from a wide array of cancers, a new investigation reveals.

Specifically, a British research team unearthed evidence that a low-dose aspirin (75 milligrams) taken daily for at least five years brings about a 10 percent to 60 percent drop in fatalities depending on the type of cancer.

The finding stems from a fresh analysis of eight studies involving more than 25,500 patients, which had originally been conducted to examine the protective potential of a low-dose aspirin regimen on cardiovascular disease.

The current observations follow prior research conducted by the same study team, which reported in October that a long-term regimen of low-dose aspirin appears to shave the risk of dying from colorectal cancer by a third.

“These findings provide the first proof in man that aspirin reduces deaths due to several common cancers,” the study team noted in a news release.

But the study’s lead author, Prof. Peter Rothwell from John Radcliffe Hospital and the University of Oxford, stressed that “these results do not mean that all adults should immediately start taking aspirin.”

“They do demonstrate major new benefits that have not previously been factored into guideline recommendations,” he added, noting that “previous guidelines have rightly cautioned that in healthy middle-aged people, the small risk of bleeding on aspirin partly offsets the benefit from prevention of strokes and heart attacks.”

“But the reductions in deaths due to several common cancers will now alter this balance for many people,” Rothwell suggested.

Rothwell and his colleagues published their findings Dec. 7 in the online edition of The Lancet.

The research involved in the current review had been conducted for an average period of four to eight years. The patients (some of whom had been given a low-dose aspirin regimen, while others were not) were tracked for up to 20 years after.

The authors determined that while the studies were still underway, overall cancer death risk plummeted by 21 percent among those taking low-dose aspirin. But the long-term benefits on some specific cancers began to show five years after the studies ended.

At five years out, death due to gastrointestinal cancers had sunk by 54 percent among those patients taking low-dose aspirin.

The protective impact of low-dose aspirin on stomach and colorectal cancer death was not seen until 10 years out, and for prostate cancer, the benefits first appeared 15 years down the road.

Twenty years after first beginning a low-dose aspirin program, death risk dropped by 10 percent among prostate cancer patients; 30 percent among lung cancer patients (although only those with adenocarcinomas, the type typically seen in nonsmokers); 40 percent among colorectal cancer patients; and 60 percent among esophageal cancer patients.

The potential impact of aspirin on pancreatic, stomach and brain cancer death rates was more problematic to gauge, the authors noted, due to the relative paucity of deaths from those specific diseases.

They also found that higher doses of aspirin did not appear to boost the protective benefit. And while neither gender nor smoking history appeared to affect the impact of low-dose aspirin, age definitely did: the 20-year risk of death went down more dramatically among older patients.

And while cautioning that more research is necessary to build on this “proof of principle,” the authors suggested that people who embark on a long-term, low-dose aspirin regimen in their late 40s and 50s are probably the ones who stand to benefit the most.

Dr. Alan Arslan, an assistant professor in the departments of obstetrics and gynecology and environmental medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City, described the findings as “very significant.”

“[This] is the largest study to show that people who take aspirin for a long period of time have a reduced risk of death from many cancers, especially gastrointestinal cancers,” he noted.

“The take-home message for patients is that if someone is taking low-dose or regular aspirin, it may put them at a reduced risk of death from cancer,” Arslan added. “However, if someone is not already taking aspirin they should talk with their physician before starting. Aspirin has risks of side effects, including bleeding and stroke.”

Don’t Ever Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is…

Cash register receipts and paper money have been found to contain high levels of bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical linked to cancer, obesity and early puberty, a study published Wednesday says.

Researchers from US non-profit groups Safer Chemicals, Safer Families and the Washington Toxics Coalition tested till receipts made from thermal paper which they collected from 22 popular retailers and cafes, and found that half of them were coated with large quantities of BPA.

“Since BPA in thermal paper is present in a powdery film, we suspected it could easily travel from those receipts to other objects,” says the study, led by Washington Toxics Coalition scientist Erika Schreder.

Holding the receipts for just 10 seconds caused up to 2.5 micrograms of BPA to transfer from the paper onto a person’s fingers, and rubbing the receipts increased around 15-fold the amount of BPA transferred from the receipts onto fingers, the study said.

From the fingers, the BPA transferred easily onto dollar bills: the researchers found the chemical on 21 of 22 bills tested, although in much lower levels than on the till receipts.

More than 130 studies over the past decade have linked even low levels of BPA to serious health problems, including breast cancer, obesity and early onset of puberty.

The European Union last month followed Canada’s lead and banned the use of BPA in baby bottles after tests showed the petroleum product can affect neural development and behavior in laboratory animals exposed to the chemical in the womb or very early in life.

But BPA is still widely used in plastic water jugs, soft drink cans, hockey helmets, mobile phone housings, computers, car bumpers and other consumer products, and the health impact of the chemical on humans has been disputed.

Last month, the World Health Organization said BPA does not accumulate in the body, but admitted that “recent experimental and epidemiological studies found associations between low BPA exposure levels and some adverse health outcomes.”

Andy Igrejas, director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families called on US lawmakers to toughen up the law that regulates chemicals in the United States in the light of the study’s findings.

“BPA on receipts, dollar bills and in many other products is a direct result of the absurdly lax controls on chemicals in the United States,” he said, calling on the incoming Congress to reform “the failed 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act.”

The Rayburn Cafe in the US House of Representatives was one of the establishments where till receipts were found to have high levels of BPA, according to the study, which was published online by the two nonprofits.

Listing Of Doctors Who Utlized Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT) For Cancer Treatment

You can contact any of the IPTforcancer Physicians directly at their email below.There are over 300 trained IPT™ Physicians in the world. However, over the years, many of these doctors have changed locations; until recently, the central database was sporadic. We are currently in the process of locating and certifying these physicians. If you know of any IPT Physician who is not located on this Site. Please let us know how to find them.

Name Location Country Email
Harmut Baltin, MD Aschau, Bavaria Germany Email
S. Edward Bradford, PA-C Atlanta, Georgia USA Email
Les Breitman, MD Oceanside/San Diego, California USA Email
Martin Dayton, DO, MD Sunny Isles, Florida USA Email
Sean Devlin, DO Scottsdale, Arizona USA Email
Jagadish G. Donki, MD Bangalore India Email
Marvin M. Dziabis, MD North Manchester, Indiana USA Email
Michael J. Ellenburg ND, MPH Anchorage, Alaska USA Email
Hendreika Fitzpatrick, MD Santa Fe, New Mexico USA Email
Manuel Herrera Flor, MD Mexico City Mexico Email
Geoffrey Pascal Huertgen Saarbrucken Germany Email
Martha Grout, MD Scottsdale, Arizona USA Email
Dale Guyer, MD Indianapolis, Indiana USA Email
Thomas Kabisch, DO Ann Arbor, Michigan USA Email
Constantine A. Kotsanis, MD Grapevine, Texas USA Email
Thomas Kroiss, MD Vienna Austria Email
Eugene H. Lee, MD Tampa, Florida USA Email
Richard Linchitz, MD Glen Cove, New York USA Email
Thomas Lodi, MD Mesa, Arizona USA Email
Richard Mason DO, NMD Powell, Ohio USA Email
Juan C. Penhos, MD Masfield, Ohio USA Email
Sivabalan Lakshmana Perumal Pillai, MD Tamilandu India Email
Desanka Petricevic-Riedl, MD Munchen Germany Email
Eugene Pretorius, MD Centurion South Africa Email
F. Fuller Royal, M.D., H.M.D. Pecos McLeod, Nevada USA Email
Charles D. Schwengel, DO, MD(H) Mesa, Arizona USA Email
Frank Shallenberger, MD, HMD, ABAAM Carson City, Nevada USA Email
Robert Thompson, MD Anchorage, Alaska USA Email
Bradford S. Weeks Clinton, Washington USA Email

If you have specific questions concerning IPT™, please contact one of the qualified physicians listed here. For more information about IPT, Ann Wigmore, the living food lifestyle and Creative Health Institute, contact Robert Morgan at 866.426.1213

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