Monday, June 4, 2012

Juicing for Wellness: Introduction to Juicing

Beginner's Class: Tuesday Aug. 7th | Whole Foods, Schaumburg | 5:30 pm

Join us on Meet!
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.
Why is Juicing better than eating whole vegetables?
  • Less work for the body’s digestive system
  • Can consume optimal amount of vegetables easily, with more variety
Favorite Ingredients:
  • 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.
Join the Meetup at:

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

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