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Basics of Nutrition: “Food is Fuel”
- Vegetables and an Alkaline pH of the Body pH of body should be Alkaline.
- Foods that are alkaline are: most vegetables. Foods that are acidic: fruits, anything processed, sugars, carbs, etc.
- Disease loves acidity. If body is 80% alkaline, cancer cells and disease cannot survive.
Benefits of Juicing
- Improve Immune System, Improve Digestive System, Increase Energy , Slows the Aging Process
- Improves Cardiovascular System: Antioxidants in Vitamins C and E will lower triglyceride levels and support a healthy heart.
- Detoxify the Liver: Liver cleans the blood and removes toxins/waste from the body.
- Cancer Prevention: Phytochemicals (found in plants) have anti-cancer properties, as well as alkalize the body.
- Less work for the body’s digestive system
- Can consume optimal amount of vegetables easily, with more variety
- Ginger: lowers cholesterol levels, soothes the digestive system
- Lemon/Lime: detoxifies the liver
- Cranberries: high in antioxidants (which means they protect against cancer)
- Carrots: promotes healthy skin, hair, eyes, and nails.
Sick, Fat, and Nearly Dead (documentary) by Joe Cross
The Acid Alkaline Food Guide by Drs. Brown and Trivieri
The Juice Lady’s Live Food Lifestyle by Cherie Calbom
An Apple a Day? Is it Enough Today? By Dr. M. Ted Morter, Jr.
Your Hidden Food Allergies are Making You Fat by Dr. Rudy Rivera
Going Against the Grain by Melissa Smith