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Cancer & Juicing

Cancer & Juicing

I have the opportunity to help many patients going through chemo. Here is my recent letter to a new customer: I’m so happy you reached out to me. I have had the opportunity to help many patients with cancer and those going through chemo. My goal with a chemo patient is to build up the immune system as high as possible, making treatments much easier on the body. I often start before chemo is administered in most patients helping with immunotherapy (now a primary course of treatment at many hospitals) I agree with you on the lower fruit content juices...

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5 Creative Ways to Get Your Spinach

The Many Benefits of Spinach This leafy green is a super-versatile nutrient powerhouse. And thanks to these easy ideas, you have no excuse to leave it out of your next dish. Popeye, it turns out, was onto something. While wolfing down a can of spinach might not give you insta-muscles or superhuman strength, eating two or three servings of this nutrient-rich leafy green each week could help you power up in other ways. Some preliminary research shows it might make your muscles more efficient during a workout (cool, huh?). Plus, it has a load of other nutrients that keep all...

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Detox During Breakfast, With Food!

Sometimes nights out lead to mornings filled with dietary regret. If that’s the case, then you’ll want to help undo the bad with a healthful breakfast made with detoxifying foods. With chilly mornings a near certainty for the next few months, a breakfast that warms you while helping you get off to a good start is in order, so here’s a warming detox breakfast to make the next time you feel bloated and blah from the night before. Oatmeal with fresh fruit: Whole grains help regulate your digestive tract, a major key in a detoxifying diet. Choose a bowl of...

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How Stress Messes With Your Stomach

The enteric nervous system, or the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, is often referred to as the “second brain.” That’s because much like your brain, the GI tract relies on the same types of neurons and neurotransmitters to complete specific functions, as well as maintain communication with the central nervous system. Have you ever noticed that fluctuations in your emotions cause a reaction in your stomach? You may feel butterflies with love, nausea with anxiety, or gut-wrenched with fear. This is because the brain has a direct effect on the GI system. This also means that when you’re experiencing stress—whether chronic stress...

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