The Juice Fast – a Simple and Effective Detox and a Way to Loose 5 – 30 lbs.

Tania Belkin

 

No food for 5 – 7 days, I mean no food, except juice and tea.

Those of you who have never done this, might think of it as torture, but it’s actually fun.

You see food in a new way, your sense of smell becomes keener, you discover new energy – somehow things become better and brighter and you are in a good mood.

You catch yourself smiling more often.  And needless to say, you can drop 5, 10, 20 or even 30 lbs painlessly and easily.

I do this twice per year as a detox, and I can see a big difference between the before and after.

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Quick & Easy Tonkinese Soup or Pho Soup Recipe

When it is cold, damp or chilly outside like it is in Montreal right now, you just feel like eating a huge bowl of savory heart warming soup. Pho Soup Recipe

 

You probably know about the health benefits of beef broth, chicken broth, potassium broth, etc.1  But broth, as healing as it is, can be extremely boring.  Why not spice it up with the fabulous flavors of the orient?:)

 

I started making Pho soup fairly recently and it has become a favorite soup with my friends and family.  It is really easy to make.  Needless to say, I make it on a regular basis now and I use organic ingredients as much as possible.

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Are your Organic / Eco Friendly Dry Cleaners Poisoning You and Your Family?

Nettoyeur Écologique RoyalIs your green dry cleaner really green?

The shocking truth about your Organic / Eco Friendly dry cleaners.

 

First The Facts

90% of dry cleaners use highly toxic chemicals.

These chemicals remain in your clothes.

These chemicals contaminate the air and water.

Some of these chemicals are known carcinogens and can cause many other health problems (see below)

Green, Organic, Natural, Eco-friendly labels can be and often are exploited by clever marketers.  On many occasions, these labels mean absolutely nothing. For example, Hydrocarbons are chemicals are found in petroleum-based solvents, they are “organic” solvents, but are nonetheless human carcinogens. 3

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3 Must Have Vitamins to Boost Immune System

Boost Your Immune System

Do you feel that you can use an extra boost for your immune system?

If you eat well and exercise regularly you are already ahead.

However, you might need an extra boost for your immune system this winter, before the flu season comes around.

I’m not big on vitamins and supplements but here are the three top vitamins that my family uses for the fall/winter season:

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Do You Want to Eat Well? Consider Sweet Potatoes!

Sweet potatoes are tasty and nutritious.Baked Sweet Potato

They are relatively fast and easy to cook.

They are a wonderful substitute for commonly used white potatoes.

 

Why Sweet Potatoes?

Sweet potatoes are full of vitamins and minerals.  They have vitamin A  (beta carotene), vitamin B, vitamin E, Vitamin C,  potassium, manganese and others. Which means, they are a great antioxidant and are great for you heart and cardiovascular system. They are also good for the brain, nervous system and eyes. Sweet potatoes are excellent for your skin and hair, they are considered as one of the ‘Beauty Foods’.

Sweet potatoes are high in fiber, thus they are good for weight management.

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