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Allergies? – Detox Your World with Chlorella

Jeannette von Johnsbach is a holistic health specialist and founder of The Andreas Method¬ģ that more effectively assists people to heal themselves and enhance performance. She enjoys seeing her clients transforming their lives and loves to empower people by educating them on how to tap into their full potential for health and energy.

Today she is talking about how to detox from heavy metals and more…

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by Jeannette von Johnsbach

Allergies? – Detox Your World with Chlorella!

Hi Carlos

Your body is designed to naturally detox many of the harmful pathogens, chemicals and poisons you may come into contact with.

But our bodies need support to cope with the systemic toxic pollution of today’s world.

Accumulated toxin-related diseases such as cancer, auto-immune dysfunction, autism, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression, learning disabilities and fertility issues are widespread today.

Food allergies affect millions people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recorded an increase in food allergy of about 18 percent between 1997 and 2007. A scientific study, published published by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology found that high levels of dichlorophenols in the body increase food intolerance. [1] This chemical is commonly found in pesticides, anti-bacterial soap as well as chlorinated tap water.

Many different toxins contribute to the overload, that drives the immune system to allergic responses. Heavy Metals are a major factor.

Mercury, for example, is an extremely potent toxin not only effecting immunity, but the brain and central nervous system. It is especially harmful to growing children. Watch this video to learn how mercury kills your brain cells.

As an important side note: If you need to remove dental amalgam fillings (which are 50% mercury), please, ONLY do this with a dentist who understands how to remove them safely. You may find a qualified dentist close to where you live via the Consumers for Dental Choice Website.

The Andreas Method can support your body naturally to deal with long-standing, toxic burden. This is an individual approach – every body is unique and it’s important to not overwhelm the body but strengthen it so it can heal itself.

It is vital, given today’s environment, to pull toxins from your digestive tract on an ongoing basis before they move into the blood stream and then get deposited throughout the body.

This is exactly what Chlorella does!

This single-celled, fresh-water micro-algae has a molecular structure that binds to metals, chemicals and some pesticides. Even better – it only binds unwanted metals and toxins, but does not bind to important minerals such as calcium, magnesium and zinc. It “knows” what needs to be chelated out.

Chlorella also binds to radioactive particles and many scientific studies have proven how chlorella protects the body against radioactive damage. [2]

Chlorella is a unique “green food”. It has an incredible nutritional profile that supplies amble amounts of free amino acids (protein), boosts the immune system. prevents and repairs DNA damage, balances the body’s pH levels, and improves digestive health. [3,4]

The most common species available as supplements are Chlorella Vulgaris (easier to digest) and Chlorella Pyrenoidosa (better binding action for detox).

Just make sure, you use Chlorella from a reputable source! Because of it’s strong binding action, you want to make sure it is clean – free of heavy metals and radiation!

Laboratory tests have shown for example that Organic Chlorella from China has high amounts of aluminum (up to 33 ppm!). [5] The organic label ensures the growing process is organic, but does not test the end product for heavy metals. If it was grown in an geographic area with high air pollution, it can be contaminated with metals, insecticides and other unwanted toxins.

Order Clean Organic Chlorella here and support your body.

Detox Your World with Chlorella ūüôā

Jeannette von Johnsbach


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1 Elina Jerschow, Aileen P. McGinn, Gabriele de Vos, Natalia Vernon, Sunit Jariwala, Golda Hudes, David Rosenstreich. Dichlorophenol-containing pesticides and allergies: results from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology , 2012; 109 (6): 420 DOI:
2 J Radiat Res, 1993 Dec;34(4):277-84., Evaluation of radioprotective action of a mutant (E-25) form of Chlorella vulgaris in mice. Sarma L., Tiku AB, Kessavan PC, Ogaki M, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

3 Bae MJ, Shin HS, Chai OH, Han JG, Shon DH. Inhibitory effect of unicellular green algae (Chlorella vulgaris) water extract on allergic immune response. J Sci Food Agric. 2013 February
Division of Metabolism & Functionality Research, Korea Food Research Institute, 1201-62, Anyangpangyo-ro, Bundang-gu, Seognam-si, Kyeonggi-do, 463-746, Republic of Korea.

4 Kwak JH, Baek SH, Woo Y, Han JK, Kim BG, Kim OY, Lee JH. Beneficial immunostimulatory effect of short-term Chlorella supplementation: enhancement of Natural Killer cell activity and early inflammatory response (Randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial). Nutr J 2012 July 31;11:53. Yonsei University Research Institute of Science for Aging, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.

5 Mike Adams (investigative journalist)

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Vitamix- Blentec Blenders “A Green Smoothie a Day, keeps the doctors far away…”

Vitamix- Blentec Blenders:¬†” And Two Green Smoothies a Day,
certainly keep the doctors far, far away…”

Do you remember the old saying: “An Apple a Day, Keeps the doctor Away”?

A friend of mine begun eating living foods, non-cooked foods, or raw foods, when one day he had an organic apple for snack. He felt so satisfied and full that started to wonder why just an organic apple had such a fast and profound physical, mental, and emotional effect on him.

The answer was simple: it was the very first time he felt the difference between a conventional grown apple (full or artificial pesticides and fertilizers, and may by a GMO fruit), and a nutrition packed, organic one! full of vitamins, enzymes, and minerals, which are not present on the conventional grown fruits.

If an organic apple a day can do such a miracle transformation in our bodies, have you ever wonder what a nutrition packed GREEN SMOOTHIE can do to our bodies, minds, emotions, and eventually to our spirit? Well, it will do a miracle! And “Two Smoothies a Day, definitely will keep doctors far, far Away!” ¬© Carlos Caridad ūüôā

“A Green Smoothie A day, Keeps the doctors Far, Far Away”
See how easy is to make a delicious Green Smoothie in less than 5 minutes with just frozen mango, oranges, ginger root, kale, celery, and green onions.

A raw food or more precisely living foods life style has been known to slow down the aging process, reverse wrinkles from your face, improve your vision, turn premature grey hair back to its natural color, keep you slim, improve your internal health, give you more energy, and increase your libido.

Benefits of having a Vitamix-Blendtec blender to make Green Smoothies

Here are some of the benefits of having a powerful Vitamix or Blendtec blenders to make and drink Green Smoothies:

  • Eliminates constipation, by providing large amounts of natural fiber that regularize and balance our bowel movements.
  • Shed, loss weight/belly fat very easily and FAST! Any one drinking green smoothies loses weight! without the serious and permanent side¬†effects¬†of Lap Band, liposuction¬†and other weight loss methods that include surgery, medications to decrease apetite, and drugs.¬†
  • It gives you almost instant energy (without the crash that follows a morning coffee or an “energy drink” like Red Bull,etc. ;-), because a green smoothie is incorporated to the blood stream very fast, and does not take energy from your body to digest it.
  • A green smoothie is an ideal breakfast because you don’t use up energy from your digestive system, trying to break up and digest heavy proteins (meat, cheese, etc.), white breads (that contain sugars and difficult to digest carbohydrates), and other heavy meals. You are ready to tackle the world from the get go!
  • Green smoothies keep your blood stream clean and thin. Having better blood circulation, it oxygenates the internal organs faster and better, so you have more energy and you get less tired.
  • This also prevents aging and improves physical performance in all aspects of life: sports, work out, general fitness, and even improves your libido ūüėČ
  • Since physical energy is the source of mental, emotional, and spiritual energies (“The Power of Full Engagement”, Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz), all those vital energies improve considerably too!
  • Your skin becomes smooth and sexy! I was told like a baby skin…
  • Green Smoothies keep your body alkaline, healthy, and your immune system strong!
  • Drinking green smoothies is one of the best ways to loose weight fast, without even exercising!
  • There are even spiritual benefits when you drink green smoothies! ūüôā Your thoughts are align with your soul and real purpose in life!
  • this chase away viruses and most health conditions, like colds, flues, head aches, joint pains…
  • Help heal wounds faster, and recover from surgeries quicker, like my knee surgery. I was¬†bicycling¬† and walking up and down the Manhattan Beach steps by the sand dune, in half of the time that a younger guy who had the same ACL knee surgery, two weeks before me!
  • etc., etc., etc.
  • Please send me any benefits you have experienced by posting them in the comments box below. I will gladly add your collaboration along with your name. Thanks.
  • You kids get less sick, if they get sick at all! This benefit is so appreciated by we parents! We don’t have to run to the doctor’s office any more!
  • again, incorporating daily green smoothies, any body can lose weight quick and¬†safely!
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Some people ask: how large of a green smoothie can I drink and still lose weight? I drink between 40 to 60 fluid oz. of green smoothie a day, and I do not gain any weight. I am 151 lbs and feel great! Actually I lost about 10 lbs when I became raw foodist. My suggestion is to follow those numbers when you drink a green smoothie with not much fruits, about two medium oranges m. If you use frozen mango, you should limit the amount of it if you see you gain weight.
Get a Blendtec or a  Vitamix blender asap to start enjoying the benefits of daily green smoothies!
My kids refuse to go to doctors since they drink a green smoothie every day. My wife makes a 16 oz. glass of green smoothie for each one, every day. Usually is 50% frozen mango and 50% dark green leafy veggies, like spinach, kale, and green chard. We use alkaline water for the smoothie. I try not to use mango, it is too sweet for me, and I use less fruits (30%), usually oranges; sometimes an apple. (I’ll be talking about alkaline water and foods soon. Amazing topic…)
Since our children started drinking their green smoothies every day, they don’t have any the “natural” and “common” seasonal flues, stomach aches, ear infections, fever (when they have it, they recover very quickly and they haven’t lost a day of school!), allergies, digestive problems-up sets, CONSTIPATION!
( I heard once that constipation is the worst sickness, because it leads to many, many dangerous health conditions, and accumulation of toxins), mental fogginess, lack of focus-concentration and alertness, moodiness, etc., etc., etc.

Family Thanksgiving @ Palm Springs-2011

Here is a picture of my healthy family taken three days ago on our Thanksgiving vacation in Palm Springs, after seeing the Riverdance show. Great show, great dancers. I wonder if some of them, if not all, eat really healthy, because it requires a special nutrition to have those perfectly shaped bodies, mental alertness, quickness, and physical coordination!

We took our Vitamix blender with us
, and enjoyed our every day green smoothies. Well, my kids are not very fond of green smoothies… They gladly drink them because we say so and the benefits of drinking it: if they don’t drink their smoothies, they lose computer or iTouch time ;-). The Blendtec blender is more powerful and noisy than the Vitamix. The Vitamix is a great blender; we had been using it for over 5 years by now, EVERY DAY! We¬†already¬†had to replace one container because so much use!

Our older daughter, now in college, ask for a green smoothie every time she does not feel good because she ate some pasta or a cheese pizza at campus. Both girls like green smoothies because they can lose weight very easily and fast, and skip the gym and its grueling work outs.

My super boy drinks his green smoothie because we force him to do so :). He likes Owl City very much; we do to; in “Dear in the Head Lights” song, Adam Young says: ” and I guess that’s the way it goes”, and he drinks his smoothie…

I guess my wife and I are, just like in the Cosby show, a benevolent tyranny…

Carlos Caridad


Some properties of Green Smoothies:

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  • A green smoothie is the best and cheaper way to get antioxidants fast into your body. (“Eat To Live” by Joel Fuhrman MD) and keep you body Alkaline. Remember that cancer thrives in acidic environment
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  • Antioxidants neutralize free radicals, which are particles that destroy healthy cells and eventually cause cancer.
  • We get free radicals from the air we breath, water we drink, toxins in the environment, and the worst of all toxic sources- the toxic we food we eat!
  • Antioxidants¬†make free radicals render harmless. A good amount of daily Antioxidants is a MUST nowadays to be healthy!
  • Two 16 ounces of green smoothies every day will neutralize free radicals that can produce many harmful health conditions, like cancer, fast aging, and give you the extra energy to tackle your day!
  • The first step is to buy a powerful blender like a Vitamix or a Blendtec NOW. Do not procrastinate! Start getting healthier NOW!
  • The second step is TO MAKE YOUR GREEN SMOOTHIE EVERY DAY! ūüôā
  • The third and last is to DRINK IT! (every day ūüėČ


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Excalibur: 101 Ways to Easily Dehydrate Raw-Living Foods

101 Ways to Easily Use the Excalibur Dehydrator @ Home

A dehydrator like the Excalibur is a must have Row-Living Foods appliance to prepare dehydrated foods and preserving enzymes and vitamines in vegetables, fruits, and other raw-living foods.

A dehydrator is easy to use and the food prepared on it is just delicious, because not only keeps all living enzyme & vitamines, it also preserves and concentrates the flavor, making dehydrated foods just delicious!

Buy an Excalibur Dehydrator here!

Drying foods is a very ancient food preservation practice. It was the only way to keep food from decomposing, before the refrigerator was made affordable to the masses. Food dehydration was known by all cultures, who dried meat, vegetables, and fruits and store them for winter consumption. I know, we do not eat meat ūüôā

Dehydrating is very easy to do now days with the help of an electric dehydrator like the Excalibur. There are a few other food dehydrators in the market, all of them with similar performance and prices. You can not make a mistake by starting with an Excalibur.

Even though I drink green smoothie every day, I still find kale a little strong. When we prepare kale chips, its flavor is just out of this world! and I can eat a try of kale chips in one sitting!

You can start buying the basic Excalibur Dehydrator here.

In this video we show you how we prepare a packed with nutrients mushroom-bell pepper-onions side dish, wich only has olive oil and Bragg Liquid Aminos as dressing. You just wont believe what delicious it is! Try it, it’s so easy to prepare; we do it in about 5 minutes, and over night dehydration. The flavor is so rich and concentrated that you can’t believe it is coming from just five ingredients!

Among the benefits of dehydrated living foods, we found:

  • It is a packed with nutrients healthy snak
  • Flavor is outstanding!
  • Make your own crackers and cookies knowing what are the ingredients in them!
  • It can be stored for much longer times than fresh foods
  • Ideal to take to work and trips
  • Warm foods without destroying enzymes, like when you want to soften raw coconut oil
  • Easy to prepare and eat
  • Preparation require few ingredients
  • Almost all of the nutrients are preserved in dehydrated foods
  • Dehydrating fruits & vegetables is an economical way of preserving local seasonal food
  • Make your own granola, and trail mix to always have on hand when you need a snack
Excalibur Dehydrator Raw-Living Foods

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The only thing you need now is to take action, buy one Excalibur Dehydrator, and start preparing some raw-living foods!
More videos with recipes and ways to effectively use the Excalibur Dehydrator coming up…


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Dinner with Silvie and Maryl @ Gratitude Cafe LA!

Dinner with Silvie and Maryl @ Gratitude Cafe LA!

I had the privilege to meet and have dinner with Silvie and Maryl,, last Thursday at Cafe Gratitude!

We had a great time talking about everything! Non stop, engaging, thought provoking, and energizing talk!

Silvie and Maryl are two very educated sisters in almost any topic we talked about:

  • Healthy food. Silvie is a bilingual/bicultural holistic health doctor, entrepreneur, and life coach. She has a Bachelor of Science in Holistic Nutrition and a doctorate in Natural Health with extensive studies in natural healing methods such as herbalism, mind-body therapies and traditional naturopathy. She is an expert in many plant-based lifestyles, such as raw, macrobiotic, vegetarianism and veganism, and has counseled others on the link between cellular nutrition and overall well-being
  • Spirituality
  • Exercise
  • Health
  • Love, they said they were going to talk about “How to find your soul mate”!
  • Design, and this subject is not just “exterior design” of your living or working place, but a life design! Maryl¬†is a Feng Shui and color theory aÔ¨Ācionado, and¬†Maryl is also a passionate about the natural connection between spirituality and science, Reiki master, nutrition and astrology expert, and spiritual guide who specializes in self-discovery and helping others understand the universes within and outside of the self. She considers herself a student of the Universe.
  • Silvie is also¬†Silvie is passionate about energy and design, from neurons and frequency to the human connection and creating realities.¬† She is a home decor maven, spiritual guide, and relationship expert. Her desire is for people to see themselves from the inside out instead of the outside in, with thoughts and cells as the main creators of individual well-being and healthy living.
  • Maryl is also a bilingual/bicultural writer, entrepreneur, and wellness expert.¬† She studied Print Journalism and Mass Communications at Florida International University and is a recipient of the California Endowment for Health Journalism Fellowship. She has written, reported, edited and produced for print, broadcast and web media, including The Sun-Sentinel, The Miami Herald, Telemundo and Azteca America.
  • Just go to their website to read a lot more about them!

With Sylvie and Maryl @ Cafe Gratitude LA

With Silvie+Maryl @ Cafe Gratitude LA


I also learned that Silvie is a musician. We talked about natural cancer cures like using our technology of emotions. Se bottom video.

Silvie and Maryl @ Cafe Gratitude

Silvie and Maryl @ Cafe Gratitud


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Silvie+Maryl: The Path to Fulfillment, Where Love Begins, & Design Your Life

Silvie+Maryl: The Path to Fulfillment, Where Love Begins, & Design Your Life

Silvie and Maryl surprised me again with these three new beautiful, amazing, great videos!!!

Silvie+Maryl TV Episode 3: The Path to Fulfillment

In this video they talk about what Coldplay said in their beautiful song “Fix You”:
“When you get what you want but not what you need…”, the big difference between that thing we want (and don’t really need) and what is it that we really need?

Silvie+Maryl TV Episode 4: Where Love Begins

A step-by-step proven way of life to find a real and lasting romantic relationship, from inside out.

Silvie+Maryl TV Episode 5: Design Your Life

The importance of designing our life from inside out. To stop i life and asking what we really want our life to be, and plan/design it.

An excellent information and education on their Mind Upgrade series of healthy lifestyle videos on love, nutrition, spirituality and design created to transform your life holistically from the inside out.

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