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Month: February 2018

The Cucumber Cool-Off

 Cucumbers are a staple of the juicing world, just like celery (http://befitagain.com/2018/02/10/celery-good-times-come/).  Each cucumber is full of juice just waiting to be released from their squishy fibers and refresh you! They are wonderfully cooling, soothing, refreshing and delicious.  Cucumbers are Rich in Skin and Bone Building SiliconFound mostly in cucumber skin (so it’s super important to also juice the skin) silicon is known as one of the look-good-naked vitamins. It works to restore collagen, and makes for youthful, toned resilient-looking skin, improves wrinkles; makes our hair thick, strengthens our nails, improves our connective tissues, and even promotes flexibility in...

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Why Ginger’s So Crazy-Good!

To ginger up means to get enthused about something, and we have plenty to be excited about when it comes to what fresh ginger can do for our health. In the ancient treatises of Ayurveda – from ancient Indian medical wisdom, their Samhitas reverently refers to ginger as “the universal medicine”. This is 5000 years ago. They knew their stuff. So did Confucius, who also recognized ginger’s healing powers. To the Romans, ginger was a symbol of wealth and fertility, and by the 13th century, the fresh root was grated powdered, dried and shipped through out the world, a...

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Celery-brate Good Times, Come On!

Even if you’ve never heard of Cool-and-The-Gang’s 1982 ‘top hit of the year’ you should always remember the awesome health benefits of celery! Most of us are probably are familiar with celery solely as a diet food.  You know – all those movies with the guy or girl in the office munching on carrots and celery sticks because it was “low-calorie” or healthy?  Oh, yeah, that’s most office parties now days — and it seems like it’s always the last thing eaten.  It’s really a shame that it’s got such a boring rap, because celery is an incredible food...

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A Healthier Way to Lose Weight

 Three Amazing Ways Juicing Can Change Your Life: Weight Loss, Reduce Inflammation, and Increased Energy Have you ever see Joe Cross (from Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead) talk about his juicing and nutrition journey (he lost over 100 pounds! — if you haven’t seen it, check it out on Netflix!)? People change their lives with “juice reboots” — watch Joe Cross’s documentary, or weight loss shows, or infomercials, or any of the health books and magazines out there. Yes, their results are dramatic, and perhaps you’ve even tried a few and briefly seen some results in your own life....

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