Guide to Juicing for Health

The Importance of Juicing
Cherie Calbom, the Juice Lady

the Juice Lady

Vegetable juicing is very important for a variety of reasons:

1) Juice is broken down into an easy-to-absorb from that the body can utilize easily. It is estimated that the nutrients are at work in the blood stream in about 20-30 minutes after drinking the juice.

2) Very few people have the time/energy to eat anywhere near the amount of vegetables they could juice. I timed eating a medium-size carrot; it took 10 minutes. Every day I juice 5 carrots, along with a beet with the stem and leaves, a handful of parsley, two stalks of celery, a cucumber, 1/4 lemon (peeled) and about a 2-inch piece of fresh ginger root. This is my Morning Energizer recipe. It's delicious. There is no way, any day of my life, that I would eat all that if I had to sit down and chew it all up. And we need the nutrients in vegetables now more than ever for help in the detoxification process. We're bombarded with toxins from air, soil, water, and food. Without ample antioxidants and other nutrients, toxins can and do damage our tissues.

3) Juices are loaded with antioxidants, other vitamins and minerals, enzymes, and phytochemicals. Most of us just don't get enough of these nutrients in our diets to promote health and heal our bodies otherwise.

4) You can juice items you would probably never eat such as leaves like beet leaves (they are loaded with minerals), stems, seeds, and peels (if organic). All of these parts of the plant are loaded with nutrients, some with far more than the portion we're accustomed to eating. Also, you can juice vegetables or herbs such as parsley that you might not eat much of because of a stronger taste. When combined with other milder-tasting veggies, you will hardly notice they are there, but you are getting all the nutrients you would otherwise miss. It's also a way to get other family members to eat veggies they wouldn't normally, or ever, eat.

If you want to read more about juicing, I recommend my book The Juice Lady's Guide to Juicing for Health (Avery); it is an A-Z guide on juicing and diet for a variety of ailments. The opening section of that book has an extensive amount of information on why one should juice. In the back of the book are the cleansing programs, such as the 7-Day Liver Cleanse and other juice programs to promote health and healing.

In addition to juicing vegetables, I definitely recommend eating them. Big main-course salads with strips of your favorite red meat, chicken or fish and lots of greens and vegetables is terrific for fiber and a cornucopia of nutrients.

With a good juicer, you can easily juice your way to super health.

Best of health,
Cherie Calbom

Table of Contents

Introduction
Cravings
Migraine
All About Juice
Depression
Multiple Sclerosis
Using Juices for Healing
Diabetes Melitus
Osteoarthritis
Allergies
Diverticulitis and Diverticulosis
Osteoporosis
Anemia
Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
Overweight/Obesity
Anxiety and Panic Attacks
Epilepsy and Seizures
Parasitic Infections
Asthma
Eye Disorders
Prostate Enlargement
Attention Deficit Disorder
Fibrocystic Breast Diseas
Psoriasis
Bladder Infections
Fibromyalgia
Respiratory Disorders
Bruises
Gallstones
Stress
Bursitis and Tendinitis
Gout
Tuberculosis
Cancer
Herpes
Ulcers
Cadidiasis
High Blood Pressure
Varicose Veins - Hemorrhoids
Canker Sores
Hypoglycemia
Water Retention
Cardiovascular Disease
Indigestion
Basic Guidelines for Juice Lady's
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Inflammation
Health and Healing Diet
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Influenza
Elimination Diet
Colds
Insomnia and Jet Lag
Cleansing Programs
Colitis
Menopause
Appendices
Constipation
Menstrual Disorders
Index

The Juice Lady's Guide to Juicing for Health will show you how to get maximum potential for healing when you incorporate freshly made juices into your diet, whether to maintain good health or as a healing plan for recovery.

This latest book is my most complete book on juicing ever. I completed intensive research and found the most up-to-date scientific data so I can provide you with the most nutritious ways to help you unleash the healing power of juice. The Juice Lady's Guide to Juicing for Health includes well over a hundred and fifty recipes for tasty juicing remedies to treat ailments from allergies to water retention--backed with scientific data.

Cherie Calbom

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