Two Words Doctors Hate: Juicing and Miracles Part 1

I have quite a crazy health history! More of my story is coming soon. In the meantime let me update you on my current situation.

I had to take a break from juicing for a couple weeks, not by choice. I find it strange how when doctors are trying to figure out a health issue, they ask: 1. Are you stressed? and 2. What’s your family health history? They don’t ask about your eating or exercise habits. They ask your symptoms and then run a gamut of tests. The funny thing is that when they proceed with the tests, you’re instructed tofast.

Warning! Here’s a quick TMI, sparing you a lot of details, about my situation. So basically, my assumption is that after having my munchkin eight months ago, since my uterus and colon share the same area, my body didn’t heal properly.

Normally when fasting for faith purposes, I don’t give up everything because I have a blood sugar imbalance. Having to starve myself, only drinking Gatorade and chicken broth, for three days would not be my first choice of how to spend my days off from work. I get the clear diet thing, but depriving your body of any nutrients seems antithetical as the first option. No fruits. No vegetables. Nothing with seeds or pulp. Nothing red or purple the whole week!

All this leads me to how excited I was to start juicing again this week! Here’s my delicious recipes:

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Antioxidant Booster:
1 lbs strawberries
1.5 lbs blueberries
1 pineapple
2 white peaches
6 kiwi (w/skin)

Berries are great for lowering blood pressure, cancer fighters, help with headaches, and fight colds. This recipe is also packed with vitamins A & C? Iron, potassium, and calcium.

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Green Green Green
5 Granny Smith Apples
1 Celery Stalk
1 pear
1 bunch organic Kale
1 lemon

This juice is packed with fiber, folic acid, iron, phosphorous, vitamins A, B, C, E, and K. Helps with healthy hair, skin, and nails, fights colds, blood disorders, digestive discomforts, and the list goes on. Lemon helps curb your appetite so it’s a great way to kick start your day to help you cut out calories (don’t cut calories if you’re breast feeding like I am though!) without feeling so hungry.

Enjoy! Let me know what you think.

What are some of your favorite recipes?

Until my munchkin’s next nap time, try some juice, or just try a small shift toward a healthy life; start by smiling. I invite you to follow me on my journey to read more of my story next time.

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