Reboot Your Energy and Health with Greens

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BUILDING FOUNDATIONAL HEALTH SERIES:

GREENS

Are you looking for pills (drugs or natural) to fix something that is wrong with you?cropped-green-pharmacy.jpg

Do you have issues with pain, inflammation, frequently being sick, low on energy, crazy hormones, or all of the above?

What if you got to the root of the problem, and those annoying symptoms just went away?

I hope you are compelled to read more, I have some very important information to share with you!

Our current healthcare system is set up to treat symptoms with pills and procedures, a band-aid system.  If you want to escape this non-sense, you will need to focus on improving your overall health, from the inside out.  In order to build a healthy foundation, it’s important to understand the principal if alkalinity.  Our bodies as a whole are slightly alkaline on the pH scale, 7.4 to be exact.  Remember those experiments in high school chemistry, anything under 7 is acidic over 7 is basic?  Everything you put in your body, food or drink, has a pH value.  It makes TOTAL sense that we should eat more alkaline foods than acidic, since our body chemistry is slightly alkaline, right?

If you want to be healthy, energetic, and symptom free, you will need to eat more alkaline foods than acidic foods, pretty simple stuff.

Acid Alkaline
Meat

Dairy

Starch

Coffee

Soda

Alcohol

Sugar

Vegetables

Most Fruits

Alkaline Water

Most Plant Foods and Fats

Green Foods (Wheat Grass, Spirulina, etc)

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Just to be clear, acid foods aren’t BAD.  There are benefits to many acid foods, but it needs to be balanced with alkaline foods.

Here are a few tips on how to get started…

Eat A LOT more vegetables– Vegetables are the most alkaline foods on the planet.  Eat a TON of them.

  • Eat a large organic greens salad for lunch.
  • Snack on cucumbers and celery.
  • Eat 2 cups of roasted or steamed vegetables for dinner, such as broccoli, green beans, zucchini, and cauliflower.

Start taking a greens supplement every day and ditch the multi-vitamin.

Greens such as spirulina, wheat grass, barley grass, etc. are NATURE’s Multivitamin!

Start at 1 tsp a day and increase up to 1 tbsp. 2 times a day. cacao-mint-30serv-275x344

I have a new favorite green food, Cacao Mint Spirulina by Pure Planet.

It truly tastes like chocolate mint, so easy to take!

mean-green-juice-without-a-juicer1Drink Juiced Greens-This is a lot of work, but worth it if you have the time. If you don’t have the time to juice,

there are great companies out there that make cold pressed juices for people on the go.

At Local Health Market, we carry a great tasting cold press juice line called Raaw.  The juices are 8 oz and retail for $4.50 and less.

**Juice should be 80% vegetables and only 20% fruit**

green-smoothie-vitamix351Make a greens smoothie for breakfast in a Vitamix or Ninja– Here is a great recipe:

  • 1 head organic romaine lettuce
  • 1 organic apple
  • 1 organic lemon
  • 2 cups organic spinach
  • 2 large Kale leaves
  • 8-12 oz cold water
  • 1/3 c ice
  • **Add in some boosters, like gogi berries, ground flaxseeds, fresh ginger, and/or a few brazil nuts!**

I hope this information will inspire you to green up your insides.  Plants and greens will bring a little sunshine to all your cells, and improve your overall energy and resilience.

Cacao Mint Spirulina and Raaw Juice is available at my store, www.localhealthmarket.com.FINAL_PNG_LocalHealthMarket_logo

Come on in to try a free sample,  and get some more alkalizing tips and tools.

Be a Healthy YOU!

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