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Upcoming UK Fruit Fest and Special Offer

by Ronnie Smith

Attend lectures, classes, and workshops from Dr. Doug Graham, Prof. Rosalind Graham, and others. Meet 80/10/10 friends new and old, including some of the FoodnSport crew, all while enjoying 80/10/10 meals, fitness, fun, and more!See More …

The H2O Performance Difference

by Dr. Graham

When exercising heavily, especially when there is a strong cardio component to the exertions, much of our digestive functioning is depressed. Digestion and absorption are effectively put on hold so that the body's physiology can best support the exercise being undertaken.See More …

Dangers of Cooked Food: KEY Talk live online event

by Dr. Graham

Just what are the dangers of cooked food? Watch this KEY Talk for your health, the health of others, the environment, and more. Join Dr. Graham in this live online presentation followed by Q & A, and get your questions answered. Watch the replay anytime.See More …

Importance of Biomechanics : 3 Factors to Physical Performance

by Dr. Graham

Having realistic expectations helps reduce frustration and increase inspiration. Biomechanics is in short the mechanical physics of biological systems, and is a key factor to correctly assessing potential athletic performance and progress in fitness endeavors. Read on for Three Everyday Factors to Physical Performance.See More …

Persistent and Consistent

by Dr. Graham

We all get excited now and then, motivated to make changes in our lives. Every once in a while, I get bitten by the exercise bug. Who doesn't? Next thing you know, life intervenes. Read tips on how to stay fit and live your life.See More …

Go Easy On Me, It’s My First Time

by Dr. Graham

Do you remember the first time you learned physical activities? What happens when you learn new skills? Is it worth the effort to learn something new? Read what Dr. Graham has to say about this.See More …

What is the secret to fitness?

by Dr. Graham

Having trouble dealing with or overcoming the plateau effect? Check out these three strategies from Dr. Graham on turning your fitness training plateaus into progress.See More …

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes in Less Than 6 Months - Case Study : The amazing mental, physical and emotional transformation that can occur with a strategic approach to plant-focused high-carbohydrate nutrition.

by Cyrus Khambatta, Ph.D.

Cynthia, a Type 2 Diabetic, significantly reduced her symptoms and medications by following a plant-based 80/10/10 Diet, including drastically reducing fat intake to less than 15% of total calories, significantly increasing carbohydrate intake from plant sources and increasing activity levels in a slow and sustainable manner.

Find out more about the Conquering Diabetes Retreat and learn the exact method Cynthia used to change her life completely.See More …

Retreat TV: Food & Lifestyle Retreat


Discover our Food & Lifestyle Retreat! Dr Graham, Shari Letterman, Lisa "Lightningbolt" Holt, and Kevin Cosmo discuss the retreat experience in this webinar replay. Includes photos of the retreat meals, fitness, facilities, atmosphere and more. Transcript included.See More …

Earn Your Fitness

by Dr. Graham

People say the funniest things. For instance, I commonly hear, "If I even just look at doughnuts I gain weight." And today, we are NOT going to look at why they say such things.See More …

Up Your Outlook

by Dr. Graham

The question of the day, however, is not about how those various positive and negative thoughts affect us, as they surely do. The question is, "for how long do they affect us?" The answer is: Forever, to some degree.See More …

5 Strength Training Myths

by Dr. Graham

Debunk these 5 strength training myths and increase your health, happiness, performance, and quality of life. Includes different types of training for strength and size.See More …

You are NEVER too old

by Dr. Graham

If you wish to get really old, really rapidly, stop exercising. Infirmity comes on the sedentary people far more rapidly than it "attacks" the fit folk. See More …

Try Training Triceps

by Dr. Graham

You will feel, look, and function better with stronger triceps. Find out more about why triceps are more important than biceps for functional and sports training. Exercise instructions included.See More …

A Can of Progress

by Dr. Graham

Progress, apparently, comes in cans. I encourage you to push the limits, safely, but nevertheless push against the edges of your performance abilities.See More …

Deadlift Video Review Now Available!

by Dr. Graham

Dr. Graham will look at your video of 3-5 deadlift reps and give you tips and suggestions on how to improve your deadlifting technique for the introductory price of $1 (one US dollar).* See article for instructions and more information.See More …

What do you do with a rebounder?

by Dr. Graham

Rebound exercise is far more varied and versatile than it may initially appear. We will focus on just two rebound exercises in this article, and a variation of each one. Neither of these exercises are taught in the “how to” videos you can find on rebound exercise. In both exercises, neurologic awareness is challenged and developed. Have fun on your rebounder. Be creative. And remember, you do the work, not the springs. See More …

Dr. Graham Interviewed by Olahua Blog : Part 3 of 5

by Nicole Lana Lee

Third part of a five-part interview of Dr. Graham originally published September 7, 2014, entitled: 80/10/10: Best Foods to Boost Energy and Athletic Performance? (Part 3). Reprinted with permission from Ola Huna: Health Secrets Made Simple.See More …

Cold Weather Training Tips

by Dr. Graham

Short of high tech gear for facing extreme conditions, the following tips will serve as basic guidelines for getting the most out of cold weather fitness activities, while also making them more enjoyable.See More …

"Vegans Are Too Weak and Are Too Low Energy To Train With Me," says Ido Portal


Ido Portal, a phenomenal practitioner of movement, refuses to work and train with vegans, claiming that all vegans are too weak and have too low energy to train at elite fitness levels. Perhaps Ido hasn't met the vegans that are on this YouTube channel. Tim Shieff, vegan and world champion free running champion allays the concerns held by many that going vegan involves losing strength and stamina.See More …

Dr. Graham Interviewed by Olahua Blog : Part 2 of 5

by Nicole Lana Lee

Part two of a five-part interview of Dr. Graham was originally published August 16, 2014, was originally entitled: 80/10/10: Cut Down Fat and Recover Twice as Fast from Workouts? (Part 2). Reprinted with permission from Ola Huna: Health Secrets Made Simple.See More …

Dr. Graham Interviewed by Olahua Blog : Part 1 of 5

by Nicole Lana Lee

This first part of a five-part interview of Dr. Graham was originally published August 11, 2014, was originally entitled: 80/10/10: The Hottest and Most Overlooked Diet For Athletes? (Part 1) Reprinted with permission from Ola Huna: Health Secrets Made Simple.See More …

Getting Started: Putting Your Inertia To Work

by Dr. Graham

The new year started almost six weeks ago. Many of us were excited about our New Year's resolutions, and all the wonderful things we were going to accomplish in 2015. For many of us, the time has gone by and we're yet to start on some or even all of those goals. Now is the time to start, you are not too late.See More …

"80/10/10 Food & Lifestyle" And "Women's Physique Week" Retreats Announced : Plus Retreat Educational Webinars - Sign Up Now!


Find out about our newest 80/10/10 Raw Retreats - the "80/10/10 Food & Lifestyle Retreat" and "Women's Physique Week!" Also find out how to sign up for Dr. Graham s free Retreat Webinars. You will learn many useful 80/10/10 health and fitness tips in the educational segments of these live webinars, and you will find out what each retreat specifically has to offer! And as always, Dr. Graham will…See More …

Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries : New Book Now Available!

by Dr. Graham

Unlike its predecessors, which focused primarily on first aid, therapy, and the treatment of injuries while putting little emphasis on injury prevention, the emphasis of Prevention and Care of Injuries is on the procedures, concepts, and awareness that result in healthy athletes who are not likely to be injury prone.See More …

What Grant Campbell Eats in a Day : Grant Campbell: Accomplished Athlete and Seasoned 80/10/10 Raw Vegan

by Neda Guiv

80/10/10 isn't about eating less than 10% of total calories from fat and from protein in every meal, or even every day, but rather as an average over the course of a month. Even for the week, Grant's fat intake was still below 10% of total calories despite the quantity of durian consumed on this day.
Grant Campbell (aka Raw Aussie Athlete), ultramarathoner, fruit connoisseur and our very own Director of Education has been an 80/10/10 raw vegan since 2005 and a devoted vegan since 1999.
What then, does a seasoned fruit lover and elite athlete eat in a day? Let's take a look! See More …

That was one Tough Mudder!

by Dr. Graham

It isn't every day that one gets the chance to jump into a pool of ice water, swim underwater to the far end, break through the ice, and then laugh at yourself as your muscles completely fail you in your efforts to simply climb out of the freezing wet, unable to feel your legs. Nor do we often have the opportunity to crawl under a real army tank through thick, wet mud, carry someone your own weight up a long hill, climb high walls, steep ramps, and other forbidding obstacles, run through cages fitted with thousands of live electric wires, and attempt to conquer a dozen or so other fitness challenges, all during the course of an otherwise normal but very hilly, twelve-mile run. Tough Mudder is truly an assault course, designed to challenge and entertain reasonably fit individuals, with a variety of creative stations. I didn't master all of them, but I did complete the course.
The first few events were relatively tame ...See More …

Splash, Clap, Press, Swing.

by Dr. Graham

Full of fantastic physical fitness tips and tricks, Dr. Graham offers pool-goers some effective and enjoyable pool games to get your in tip top shape for the summer. See More …

Raw Vegan Fitness with Dr. Graham


As a proven fitness leader, Dr. Graham applies consistency and creativity to his workouts. There are several components to succeeding as a raw vegan. Fitness is primary. You simply must be fit enough to drive the calorie demand to consume the volume of food that will leave you both satisfied and well nourished. Here are a few of Dr. Graham's favorite exercises. Incorporate one or more into your fitness routineSee More …

The 32 Elements of Health:
Vigorous Activity : Element #6

by Luke Sartor

Vigorous physical activity is a joyous celebration of movement. It can be a form of art, a means of release, a source of fun, or an inner exploration. To be active is a privilege, and it is high time that we experience regular activity in our lives. Children aren’t the only ones to thrive when they move about a lot; we do too. Without exercise, we grow tired and our attitude becomes stale. Moving is a source of pleasure, and the temporary “high” we obtain from it is a natural and constructive means of enhancing our mood.See More …

32 Elements of Health: How Round is Your Wheel? : (Introduction to a 32-part series)

by Luke Sartor

“We cause our health, or we cause our sickness, through our mode of living!”
— Dr. Herbert M. Shelton
  
In the coming months, we will be presenting a series of short articles about each of the 32 fundamental elements of health, as identified on page 10 of The 80/10/10 Diet. Today we present a list of the 32 factors, so that we can all prepare for the coming lessons! This list is not exhaustive, nor it is presented in any particular order or ranking. However, we consider the first ten to be indispensable, essential, for even a moderate level of true health.

Most of these elements work synergistically. That is, when we incorporate any one of them into our lives, others may be enhanced as well. Conversely, a neglected or out-of-balance element can diminish the integrity of one or more of the others.See More …

80/10/10 Athlete: Freelee : All-Around Athlete


"I tried a high-fat raw vegan lifestyle but just felt so sluggish and depressed. I wasn't obtaining enough carbohydrates to meet my energy requirements, so I began to binge on sweet foods. Yes I felt better than when I was on a standard diet but still not great, and it wasn't sustainable. When I switched to high fruit, the heavens opened! I felt like a new person; I knew I had found the answer!"See More …

Nutrition: It's NOT Just About Food, Part 2

by Dr. Graham

Nutrition is a perennial hot topic, no matter what your diet. And, it seems, almost everyone considers themselves to be experts on the subject. Just ask anyone if they think they eat well, or tell them that you are considering eating a diet made up solely of raw fruits and vegetables, and see what kind of response you get... Read Part 2 now...See More …

Fast, Faster, and Fastest Results

by Dr. Graham

Fasting has been hailed as the ultimate rejuvenator. Done properly, it can take years off your appearance and add years to your life. Done improperly, fasting can be one of the worst, if not the last, experience of your life.See More …

80/10/10 Allstar: Harley Johnstone : Ultra-Endurance Mountain Bike Champion



Harley Johnstone spent his first 24 years battling up-and-down energy levels and a host of maladies including chronic fatigue, asthma, Crohn's disease, hypoglycemia, mild arthritis, sleep disorders, depression, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, anorexia, acne, and more. These challenges led him to explore veganism and eventually raw veganism in 2005.See More …

The Body Beautiful: Part I of II

by Dr. Graham

How did we let our forms deteriorate from the god or goddess that our parents saw in us as children, and what can we do about it now? Most of us know the answer to the first part of the question, and it is unique to each individual. It is the second part that really needs answering, and is the focus of this article.See More …

Cool Running

by Dr. Graham

When a piece of machinery is running efficiently and is properly cared for, we do not expect it to overheat. Something must go very wrong before overheating becomes a problem. The human body works in much the same fashion: properly cared for, our temperature never reaches the danger zone we call "fevered."See More …

Half-Fast Metabolism

by Dr. Graham

What is metabolism, anyway? In this article, you will learn what, exactly, the term metabolism means. And we will set the record straight concerning fast versus slow metabolizers. We will bring to light the contradictions found in the many dietary recommendations that have to deal with metabolism. We encourage you to draw your own conclusions.See More …

Do You Find This Stimulating?

by Dr. Graham

Now you can understand the role of stimulants as they relate to sports performance and your overall health. Learn why the use of stimulants must be considered an aging factor and how they increase your risk of injury. Learn which foods function as stimulants, and how they affect you. Want to be able to tell if something in your diet is a stimulant? Read this article and you will know for sure.See More …

Getting Optimal Results

by Dr. Graham

Pay no attention to your fitness and it will go away. Add in that which is missing from your program and your fitness will improve dramatically. By paying more attention to the weakest link in any aspect of your health regimen, including your physical fitness, you stand to access the greatest possible return on investment.See More …

Nutrients: Are You Getting Enough?

by Dr. Graham

In the raw-food arena, everyone seems to be concerned about nutrients in one form or another. If you want to know whether you are getting enough, you can follow these 12 simple guidelines.See More …

Celery: More Than Worth Its Salt

by Dr. Graham

Mention celery in any group of people and you will usually get very polarized responses. In general, most folks don't have very strong feelings about carrots, lettuce, cucumbers, or other vegetables, but when it comes to celery, it seems they either love it or they just plain hate it. And their reasons are as varied as are the characteristics of this many-splendored veggie.See More …

Human Energy

by Dr. Graham

One of the major misconceptions about food is that it is a source of energy. Perhaps this is partly due to the fact that in the nutritional sciences, the words "fuel" and "energy" are synonymous. But in Natural Hygiene, "energy" and "fuel" mean different things. Food is not a source of energy, but it IS a source of fuel.See More …