February 22, 2012
, lose 10 pounds
Has anyone seen the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead? If not it is worth the watch and quite an inspiration!
While the film is not about promoting juicing (the practice of drinking your fruits and vegetables), it shows numerous examples of the benefits of allowing the body to receive such a high level of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and essential cell building blocks. If a person tried to eat the amount of fruits and veggies used to make a nice tall glass of fresh juice they might explode. There is way too much bulk when eating produce if one desires an extremely concentrated level of nutrients in one sitting.
Breville juicers are supposed to be very high quality; this one is on my short list:
Check out JUICING to find all kinds of juice recipes for different ailments or concerns. From arthritic conditions to stomach problems to respiratory illness, there are juice blends that will assist in healing the body.
Looking forward to getting this juicer in the mail then going to Whole Foods’ organic produce section and picking up tons of fruits and veggies!
It is important to eat a balanced diet in which you get the nutrition you need while also enjoying yourself. There are so many competing ideas about what it means to eat healthy, but some things are certain:
- Nuts are healthy, nutritious, and full of good fats that help fuel our brains and bodies.
- Too much sugar takes a toll on the body because we are not able to process a lot of the sweet stuff; thus, it ends up wreaking havoc by causing inflammation and stomach upset as it becomes toxic (just like anything else. If we ate meat and could not process it and eliminate the waste, it would also cause problems).
- Veggies and fruits should be a mainstay of any nutritious eating plan.
- Protein is an essential building block for your body and brain! Whether you prefer veggies beans and nuts, or fish, chicken and lean meat, there are lots of interesting ways to get protein into your day!
Breakfast is the most important meal you eat! It gets your metabolism moving and sets the tone for the rest of the day. Having a mixture of fat, protein and carbohydrates is a great morning goal, and what better way to do it than with some healthy, tasty pancakes! These are not your typical pancakes though – they have 5 nutritious ingredients and are both sugar and gluten free. With nut butter, eggs, yogurt, vanilla, and a touch of honey, you will be both happy and fulfilled! Have a great day!
Gluten Free pancakes!!