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Enzymes: The Missing Health Link

Enzymes: The Missing Health Link

You may know that fresh fruits and vegetables are packed with powerful vitamins and minerals, but there is something lacking in cooked foods that raw foods contain and that is, enzymes. Raw foods are the natural fuel for your body, but if you look at your diet, you may find that you eat way more cooked and processed foods than raw. That means you are not getting enough enzymes and as a result, your digestion may suffer for it.  This may come as a surprise to some of you who are currently eating a diet filled with a range of different...

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Take a Gentle Approach to Juice Cleansing (Plus a Juice Cleanse Recipe)

Take a Gentle Approach to Juice Cleansing (Plus a Juice Cleanse Recipe)

Whether you're considering a juice cleanse or are simply curious, this week we are sharing some ideas on how it can be done in a way that is less of a shock to your body (and mind). Your body needs time to shift into healing mode, and time to shift out of it. Dedicating yourself to a healing regimen definitely needs to become a priority for the time you’re doing it, not just something you’re squeezing into your already jam-packed schedule. Going slow, and leaving room for rest and rejuvenation are key principles in a successful juice cleanse. Here are some...

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Why Do A Juice Cleanse?

Why Do A Juice Cleanse?

Are you feeling sluggish lately? Is your digestion poor? Does your skin and hair lack the vibrancy it once had? Perhaps you’re not feeling sick, but you’re not feeling great either. It may be time for a juice cleanse. Don’t panic. It’s easier than you think. And by using your own juicer (rather than a costly juice delivery service) it can be economical as well. Why You Should Do a Juice Cleanse So, yes. A juice cleanse means just that – clearing your body of toxins by consuming only fresh fruit and vegetable juices. It sounds counterintuitive to not eat solid food...

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Juicing with Herbs

Juicing with Herbs

When you think of culinary herbs such as parsley and dill, thoughts usually lean towards savoury dinners. But what about using them in your cold press juice recipes? Many fresh herbs can be paired with fresh summer fruits and veggies creating flavour combinations that will elevate your tired old juicing routine to an event worthy of cocktail hour. In addition to the amazing taste, herbs can add a whole lot of nutrients to your favourite juices. Most herbs contain a wide variety of vitamins and minerals in addition to the unique phytonutrients that provide powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Besides,...

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