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Rebooting, Juicing, Getting Started d1

Thursday, December 19, 2013





emoticon I keep getting asked how do I get started Rebooting or Juicing?

First educate yourself. emoticon

emoticon There are many good books out on the market on juicing. emoticon Depending on where your needs fall there is a juice book written to handle the issue. Ann Wigmore was one of the early juicers. emoticon She discovered the benefits of growing and juicing Wheat Grass. Ann Wigmore helped people who were bed bound, wheelchair bound emoticon heal so they could walk emoticon .

Norman Walker was another juicer advocate who lived to be around a hundred years of age drinking lots of fresh juice. The Juice Man has written an entertaining book with lots of recipes. He said if I remember correctly he healed himself of cancer. There is the Juice Lady who healed her chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, migraines, candida. emoticon It took her 3 months to feel better. She has a recipe book with her story. I have read many books over the years, all have valuable advice and recipes.







Youtube has many videos to watch on Juicing along with other sites. The video that really made a big impact on me was Joe Cross Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead. You can watch it here for free. http://www.dailymotion.com/vid
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Joe Cross has many discussions on the web. This video is another discussion of his juice fast, why he did it, and added details not in the video. Joe said he juiced for 60 days, continued to consume a vegan diet for 5 months longer. He was going to continue for 2 years to see if he could naturally heal is autoimmune disease. He said after 5 months he was healed of his issues. He says he reboots multiple times a year for 15 days, sometimes less. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
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This is another Joe Cross video/radio episode. I like to listen to them because he explains details not talked about in his video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
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Joe's website where he has forums for free, recipes, personal experiences, nutritional advice and more. There is always a group of people there to cheer you on and support you on your reboot. If you need a nutritionist, they offer a paid reboot. http://www.rebootwithjoe.com/r
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Dr. Mercola Interviews Cherie Calbom about Juicing (Part 1/3) http://www.youtube.com
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If you really get serious after doing a reboot, the Hippocrates Institute has a series of 12 videos on youtube about an hour long which discuss healing. They discuss a diet plan which allows your body to repair and heal itself. Please be aware I am not claiming any diet will heal or are they. There are many positive changes that happen when people eat things that really nourish the body and abstain from things that harm.







What Exactly is a Reboot? A period of time where you commit to drinking and eating only fruit emoticon and vegetables emoticon , herbal teas emoticon , and water emoticon in order to regain or sustain your vitality, lose weight and kick-start healthy habits that recharge your body and get your diet back in alignment for optimal wellness. emoticon






YES YOU CAN EAT ON A REBOOT ! emoticon Most people think they can't eat food, that is so very incorrect. The goal is to be satisfied, comfortable. Joe encourages you to eat fruit and vegetables on a reboot. If doing it for a long period of time he allows protein supplements, vegan preferred or Chia seeds, Hemp seeds, things of that sort. That is why I make a Chia pudding on my Reboot. My favorite so far is the Pumpkin Chia Seed emoticon pudding, posted in a few blogs back. emoticon I also enjoy making a homemade vegetable soup to eat at lunch time or sometimes supper, a salad is great also emoticon . I don't go hungry on my Juice Feast or Reboot. I am eliminating all processed foods when I reboot, except for the vegan protein powder. The foods are life-changing.








Why Reboot? My number one reason is to improve my health by flooding my body with more nutrition than I can obtain by consuming juices. 2. To obtain a desirable weight emoticon . 3. To be a path which helps me to move on towards the Hippocrates diet plan.






How do you feel when you Reboot? In the beginning fine. After a few days sometimes I might need a nap or have a headache as you do detox. Then I feel like SUPERWOMAN. I feel more alert, energized, happier, in control, my strength improves (I have MS which affects my strength), I can walk farther, better, longer, my balance improves, mental clarity improves, I sleep better, and much more.





What kind of juicer should I get? It depends on what you want to juice. I like to have 2 types of juicers. One for everyday juicing and one for juicing wheatgrass. I have the Omega VRT 400. It is a slow juicer, but really that does not mean it takes forever to juice. It extracts lots of nutrients by juicing at a slower speed. There are many other slow juicers out there like the Angel juicer and others. My old juicer I had to replace parts frequently, this one has a 15 year replacement warranty on all parts. It can make almond milk, coconut milk, ice creams, nut butter, etc. Juicers can do many things. The best juicer is the Norwalk juicer but it's around $2000. It has tests done to show that it extracts the most amount of nutrients.




She did a 40 day juice fast.


If your just starting out compare the price and the warranty. I found that I can pay the same price for many juicers, but they lack a long term warranty. Check on Craigslist, consignment stores and thrift stores for juicers. If your just starting, don't spend much money on one until you decide that juicing is for you. Less expensive juicers are harder to clean, use more produce to make juice, and break easily. They have issues.






Will I regain the weight back when I go back to my normal eating habits? It depends on your calorie consumption, the types of food you eat, etc. Yes it is possible. I will always have juice in my diet due to the amount of nutrition in it. It depends on you monitoring your diet if you regain your weight back.


Blending and juicing is different. I juiced 5 pounds of carrots and drank them one day. It made around a quart of juice. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I could not blend and drink 5 pounds of blended carrots in a day. I want the pure juice full of the nutrition to be absorbed quickly through the intestines so I juice. Juicing extracts more nutrition than blending. Blending is good and there are many health benefits to it. It is different as your getting more fiber. Rebooting offers you lots of fiber as your also eating vegetables and fruit along with chia seed.

Why are you growing sprouts? Sprouts have more nutrition than most vegetables. They have 10-30% more nutrition. They are easy to grow. Sprouts contain around 25% protein which is easily absorbed. Juicing the sprouts makes me feel fantastic. It's amazing stuff. This morning I drank juiced fenugreek sprouts. 2 tablespoons of seeds made a quart of sprouts. Today they were juiced. I combined them with fresh apple juice. It's like instant energy. emoticon






What do you do with all the pulp? Mostly I put it in the garden. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon The garden is growing wild where I have added it in. Sometimes I will make it into dehydrated crackers. I am making some Cinnamon crackers with apple, pecan, almond, flax, fenugreek sprout crackers from the pulp left over from this morning's juicing. YUM. emoticon HUBBY loves my crackers. emoticon





Why are you doing this? Because I wasn't getting any better eating a relatively healthy diet and with medicine. It's time to take charge emoticon of my health. Because I like how my body feels eating this way. I feel GOOD, REALLY GREAT. emoticon While I don't feel like a normal person due to the MS, I feel so much better than eating like a normal person. This is what my body wants for now. I listen to my body. emoticon





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PROVERBS31JULIA 12/23/2013 1:33AM

    I've been reading Dr Mercola's recent emails about intermittent fasting... thinking that would be good. I just need to give myself permission to have juices and food. I keep drinking juices but then they seem "cold" in winter time (because of using a frozen banana)... I need to just try that green juice with the cucumbers as well as the kale and lemons and apples. Chia seeds are great too!

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SARAHTAIT 12/21/2013 11:35PM

    Very informative....I started healthy smoothies this past summer...but I think juicing may be the way to go...will dig further and see what I decide. Keep me posted on how things are going..I am excited for you!

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ANNETTE117 12/21/2013 10:43AM

    Thanks for all of the info.

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ERIN1957 12/21/2013 5:50AM

    THANK YOU!

I saved this, as it is so packed with great information!

Love it!

I will be joining you soon. Plan on following your journey as well!

I am laying out my plan, studying and preparing for success!

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KAPELAKIN 12/20/2013 10:21PM

    Thanks, you have inspired me to get my juicer down off the shelf and get some juice back into my diet! emoticon

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CLPURNELL 12/20/2013 9:28PM

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ELIZABETH5268 12/20/2013 3:45PM

    I found that Reboot site the other day. Tons of great recipes:)

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JANTHEBLONDE 12/20/2013 10:55AM

    I am so proud of you juicing! Way to go girl!
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TIME2BLOOM4ME 12/20/2013 10:51AM

    Thank you Jibbie for your frequent comments about how spark does not support juicing.

JUICING IS spark APPROVED as they featured my blog on juicing the other day ! Its rather thrilling to have them acknowledge my juicing attempts.

There are several sparkpeople approve rebooting, 60 day juicing, and juicing and blending teams here. They are wonderful teams. In fact there are many teams like HGC and intermittent fasting teams that one could question with the low calorie counts, but sparkpeople allows all sorts of teams here. Thank goodness or I would of not of learned about the many wonderful thing each team offers.

Hugs my sparkfriend.

Thanks for supporting my blog by reading it.
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EILEEN828 12/20/2013 6:17AM

    Great blog, thanks for all the tips!

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NYARAMULA 12/20/2013 3:52AM

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GENRE009 12/20/2013 2:26AM

    I AGREE WITH HOW YOU EAT. I MYSELF, WHO EATS ALIITLE MORE NORMAL.BUT TAKE QUIET A FEW VITAMINS,WENT INTO COMPLTET EATING AND JUICING LIKE YOU ALWAYS EAT, AND HAVE TAKEN MYSELF OUT OF SIX ILLNESSES,CURED MY DOG FROM THE MANG WHEN THEY SAID THERE WASN'T A CURE, NOT JUST RECENTLY CURED MY CAT FRO RENAL FAILURE & SECURES WHEN THEY SADI THERE WASN'T A CURE. lOVE THOSE CHIA SEEDS. THEY HELP zEEK FROM CONSTANTLY THROWING UP, SO HIS BODY FROM JUICING & DOING PROBIOOTICS & RAW FOODS HAS HEALED. I WOULD STILL BE CRIPPLED FROM AN ACCIDENT THAT I HAD 100,000.00 DOLLARS IN DAMAGES DONE TO MY BODY IN 1993. YOU ARE DEFINATELY ONE THE RIGHT TRACK. LOVEYOUR BLOGS,VERY INFORMATIVE. I WAS GIVING MY CAT GREENS IN JUICES WHILE HE WAS RECOPING. iS SPROUTING EASY? dO I JUST GET A JAR OR DO I NEED SOME KIND OF STRAINER IN IT? dO YOU KNOW OF PLACE WHERE THEY HAVE SEEDS. SOMEONE GAVE ME A SET UP TO GROW PLANTS IN THE HOUSE, BUT I HAVE NEVER USED IT. I USED TO START PLANTS RIGHT FROM SEED, THEN WATER THEM IN MY GARAGE WITH A SPECIAL NOSAL. I WOULD LOVE A REAL GREEN HOUSE. I USED TO EVEN GROW PLANTS HYDRO PONICALLY. nOW I JUST HAVE SPICES IN DOORS, AND TROPICAL & BONSAI, NO VEGAETABLES, CAUSE SOMEONE SPARYED THERE ONCE.BYE, EVA

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JIBBIE49 12/20/2013 2:09AM

    I know that Sparks doesn't approve of a Juice Fast AT ALL, but I read Dr. Mercola's web site so I've learned a lot from him, and Leaky Gut Syndrome is a real issue for some people, so I know his recommendation for doing Juice (JACK LaLANNE was the first one who recommended doing Juice back in the '50s.)
I know Joe Cross has had a lot of people with success on his web site. Also, doing every other day fasting is something Dr. Mercola recommends.



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BARCLE 12/20/2013 1:46AM

    That's some great info - I'll have to revisit this a couple of times to get the most out of all this info - thanks for sharing emoticon

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DAVIIY 12/20/2013 12:48AM

    Wowwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!!!!
An excellent blog and page woo hoo a fresh slice of awesomeness!!! emoticon Loved it this will help many thanks I am into juicing now

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GZELLEFRO 12/19/2013 11:05PM

    wow! That's a lot of information; I'll have to come back and read it again and again! Thanks! emoticon

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JANIEWWJD 12/19/2013 10:38PM

    Wow, awesome blog!!!! emoticon

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NASFKAB 12/19/2013 8:59PM

  thanks for the information

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LAURANCE 12/19/2013 8:59PM

  Thanks. Juicing is something new to me.
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4RASCALS 12/19/2013 8:18PM

    Thank you for the information. Very informative. Will look into it

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TOKIEMOON 12/19/2013 7:19PM

    You have certainly put your heart into getting well. Loved reading all the health tidbits. Thank you! You always do a terrific job with adding pictures as well!
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JSTETSER 12/19/2013 4:41PM

    Great blog! I am also a daily fresh juice drinker.
Right now, I make enough juice for 3 - 4 days at a time.
My mornings are rushed!
One day, I hope to be able to do a daily green veggie juice.

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 12/19/2013 3:52PM

    Great explanation! Juicing is great!

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1CRAZYDOG 12/19/2013 3:10PM

    Good information. Thank you!

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SLIMMERJESSE 12/19/2013 2:40PM

    Great blog.

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