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Kangen Water Machines and The Benefits of Alkaline Water

The Benefits of Drinking  Alkaline Water & Having your own Alkaline Kangen Water Machine at Home

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First let me define what is alkalinity to understand what is alkaline water. pH is a number that express the acidity or alkalinity of a solution on a logarithmic scale. When the pH is 7.4 is called neutral; lower than 7.4 values indicate an acidic pH and higher numbers are called alkaline.

Pure water has a pH close to 7.4. A perfect healthy body also has a pH value very close to 7.4. For the purposes of this article a pH of 7 means the pH of pure water and also a “pure” healthy body. This pH is also called neutral, not acidic and not alkaline.

Testimonial of a kidney stones case and Chernobyl irradiation-heavy metals poisoning
conditions that went away just by drinking alkaline water from a Kangen water machine.

The normal so healthy pH of the human blood is 7.4.

When our body transforms food into energy on a natural process of digestion and assimilation (of healthy foods), it also releases acidic by products. We need to eliminate those acidic by products also called toxins.

There are four ways our bodies eliminate toxins:

  1. Urination
  2. Defecation
  3. Transpiration
  4. Breathing

You can now, immediately can understand why it is so important to:

  1. Drink plenty of water to eliminate toxins through urination! Drink alkaline water!
  2. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables with high content of fiber to eliminate constipation.
  3. Exercise until you sweat to eliminate toxins through our largest organ: our skin. Also to keep our skin healthy and clean to further help elimination of toxins.
  4. Breathe pure air! Go to nature, outdoors to take walks and hikes! Go to the beach to walk or jog! Fill your “air tanks” – lungs – with fresh- pure air!

Another excellent-quick way to get your body healthy, cleanse, detox and alkalized is by taking a Raw Juices-Detox Retreat with Andrea!

Cleansing Detox Raw Juice Alkalized Retreat

Alkalized Raw Juices Detox Cleansing Retreat with Andrea!

Detox-Cleanse-Alkalized Your Body with Andrea!

YOu not only enjoy three days of relaxation and excellent food, but your learn how to keep doing it your self when you get back home! Andrea’s Detox retreats are held in a beautiful spa in Palm Springs. If you live in Los Angeles area, Glendale, Santa Monica, Pasadena, Beverly Hills, Bel Air, San Diego, Carlsbad, La Jolla, Orange County, Del Mar, Encinitas, this is the Cleansing-Detox retreat for you!

Why we need to drink alkaline water?

I will elaborate on those 4 detox points to better understand the importance of drinking plenty of alkaline water every day.

Why it so important to properly eliminate naturally occurring toxins from our bodies?
To have a healthy body by having an alkaline or pH neutral body.

Simple Methods to keep toxins out of your body

  1. Drink plenty or large amounts of pure, alkaline water – preferably 9.5 Kangen – to eliminate natural occurring metabolic waste by products and other accumulated toxins. In most cases this is enough to keep our bodies pH neutral or slightly alkaline. On the other hand, if we drink commercially bottled drinking water which is usually acidic or very acidic -pH lower than 7- our bodies become acidic too. This is an invitation to illness and sickness to come.

     

  2. Have good bowel movements. Dr. Schultz from the Natural Pharmacy, Marina Del Rey, California, says that¬† we should have normal bowel movements after every meal or 3 to 4 times a day. I’m a living witness of that truth! It took me a lot of discipline eating large amounts of fresh fruits and green vegetables and 40 to 60 oz. of green smoothies every day! It is well worth it! Constipation is one of the worst sicknesses. If our elimination through defecation is not proper or enough, we can’t get ride of the toxins and waste accumulated in our intentional track. Chronic constipation makes toxic waste accumulate in our body and turns it into and acidic body, prompt to sickness and disease.

     

  3. Exercise, work out to the sweating point. Take saunas regularly if you can’t exercise. These two methods help the elimination of toxins and naturally occurring metabolic waste. Working out, aerobics and other form of exercising by moving your body, also move our internal organs and further helps elimination of toxins and waste. The exercising rule is to sweat 3 times a week.

     

  4. Deep outdoor breathing increases oxygenation of Kangen water machine and the benefits of alkaline waterour blood and helps the elimination of metabolic waste byproducts through the lungs. At the same time we need to avoid, as much as we can, breathing smog from cars and other contaminated air. Exercise at large parks, beaches, away from the polluted air of big cities. Don’t run, jog on a busy traffic street! I just don’t understand some people running on high traffic streets when they are 5 to minutes from a park or the beach, here in Los Angeles!

Drinking alkaline water restores the natural pH balance of our body. The pH of our bodies has to be 7.4 to be healthy. The pH limits are between 6.8 to 7.8.

When our pH is neutral, about 7.4, our immune system is strong and healthy. A healthy immune system is strong enough to fight viruses, bacteria, and other health issues.

Dr. Otto Warberg, 1931 Nobel Prize winner for cancer discover said:

“Disease can not exist in an alkaline (body’s) environment”

The most common cause of sickness and disease is having an acidic body; in other words when through eating and drinking acidic foods, too much stress and other emotional chronic conditions, the pH of the body becomes lower than 6.8 or acidic.

The key of being healthy is maintaining your body alkaline!  and drinking alkaline РKangen water is the easiest way to accomplish that. Buy a Kangen water machine as soon as possible and invest on your health!

Immediate health benefits of an alkaline body.

  • You feel more energy stronger and stronger.Raw Real Live Food
  • Your immune system is healthy and strong, capable to combat disease, viruses, bacteria, etc.
  • An alkaline body eliminate toxins more efficiently, specially when you drink Kangen water. Kangen water is a micro-cluster water, which means the water molecules get together in smaller groups than regular bottled water. Micro-cluster water is easily absorbed by the body, improving cells hydration as well as removing toxins from¬† cells.
  • You feel less food cravings because your assimilation improves and you eat healthier because you feel better!
  • Joints pain and arthritis pain are lesser or eliminated.
  • Your skin looks, better, glows and you look and are your!
  • Slows down aging noticeable.
  • Your brain works better: you are more alert, sharp,¬† more mental clarity, less mental fog and you work or do tasks more efficiently.
  • Many chronic health conditions are minimized or disappear.

 

  • This ins a partial list of health conditions that are greatly improved or eliminated:
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Chrone’s disease
  • Kidney stones
  • Joints pain
  • Arthritis
  • Heart pain and other heart problems
  • Bad breath caused by growing bacteria
  • Sinus infection
  • Eyes itching or hurting caused by the use of contact glasses
  • Many kinds of digestion problems
  • Poisoning and toxins can be removed
  • Thyroid problems
  • Many cancer can go into remission
  • Skin infection and bad odor

Several people had reported that their cancer went into remission. And tumors shrank considerably (some times up to 90%).

Heart arteries blockage was removed from 80% to 50 %, allowing the person to avoid surgery, live normally and eliminate medications.

Just by drinking alkaline water people reported that their sinus infection disappeared and they had stopped taking  medications they had for many years!

The best-sure way to have a healthy alkaline body is by eating alkaline foods, uncooked green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits, nuts, olive oil, and other alkaline foods. Having your own kangen water machine will help to offset this rule ūüôā

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Vitamix – Blendtec Blenders Review – Benefits of an Alkaline Body

Vitamix – Blendtec Blenders Review –¬†Benefits of an Alkaline Body

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I first heard of the Vitamix – Blendtec blender while shopping at Costco about five years ago. I was skeptical about the product because like many kitchen tools, they work like magic when the demonstrator uses them, but when you bring them home, somehow you can’t get the same results.

When I was introduced to green smoothies with the concept that you use 40% green leafy vegetables, 60% of fruits and water in a blender, I tried it with my regular blender at home. The smoothie ended up with a lot of tiny particles of spinach or kale. Not a pleasant drink. I then bought the Vitamix and the difference was mind blowing. The fruits and leafy greens were turned into the smoothiest smoothy I ever had.

Since then my family has been using the Vitamix at least three times a day: for smoothies, salad dressings, tahini, deserts, ice cream, soups, puddings, cheesecakes, and all of them delicious mostly due to the processing power of the Vitamix!

How to make a delicious fruit smoothie!

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Uses of Vitamix – Blendtec Blenders

We use our Vitamix for:

  • Green smoothies EVERY day!
  • Fruit smoothies, specially for our children
  • DELICIOUS ice scream/sorbet: frozen mango, fresh¬†strawberries,¬†fresh¬†banana!.¬†UNBELIEVABLE¬†taste¬†and refreshing! Our kids just LOVE it! and it’s the best replacement for the junk ice creams for them!

Vitamix Blender

  • All king of raw sauces and dressings, specially dressings to replace¬†mayonnaise:¬†cashews, garlic, sea salt, olive oil,¬†lemon juice¬†and some times an herb or two.
  • Dressing or mix to make kale chips!!! just awesome taste and you save tons of money! (about $15 a bag!)
  • CAKES, yes, the most delicious chocolate, pumpkin and other raw cakes!
  • Chocolate truffles,¬†haystacks, desserts!!! They are just out of this world!¬†
  • Some of the ingredients of chocolate desserts are: we grind sesame seeds to a very fine powder; then mix it with coconut oil/butter, chocolate, some agave or honey (just a little bit), goji berries and sea salt.
  • Soups, delicious soups.
  • The filling of raw lasagna.
  • and with the leftovers or spoiled green, we make a “green smoothie” for our plants and flowers!¬†

I can be writing many more paragraphs about the benefits of having a Vitamix or a Blendlec blenders. However, until you don’t buy one and try it for your self, you won’t really experience those benefits and delicious foods and desserts :-).

More on Benefits of Green Smoothies and an Alkaline body!

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Energy Green Smoothies Revisited Part 2: Jeannette von Johnsbach’s Andreas Method

My last¬†‚ÄúA Green Smoothie a Day, keeps the doctors far away‚Ķ‚Ä̬†post was and is the most visited and successful one of all in the Raw Food Guys blog. Obviously there is a great interest on Green Smoothies, more than I’ve imagined.

I covered a great deal of information, benefits, and some simple recipes, as well as recorded two videos, showing how easy is to make a green smoothie, and a fruit smoothie.

When I thought I covered all there is to talk about green smoothies, I get an email entitled: “Bioavailable Minerals – Drink Up!”¬†

This incredible and smart article talks about why Minerals are vitally important to the production of cellular energy. For the body to effectively utilize minerals, they have to be in an ionic form.

And gest what, Green Smoothies provides us with those ionized Minerals! 

The article also mention other than Green Smoothie ways to get those precious Minerals in ionic ways.

Our contributor and author on this post, Jeannette von Johnsbach, founder of the Andreas Method, sends in her monthly Food for Thought (TM) Resource for Educated Choices newsletter, an invaluable information on Living Foods, Health, Life, and more very interesting, and educational material, not just to read, but very simple and practical to start using them on the spot!

Jeannette von Johnsbach’s Andreas Method, is a combination of different healing art services, which also include Nutrition based on Living Foods.

I will soon include a video interview with her.

Jeannette von Johnsbach
 LMT, AOBTA-CP, 
 Holistic Practitioner
 The Andreas Method

 

 

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Phone:     310.801.4288
Email:      jeannette@andreasmethod.com

Offices:    Private Practice in West LA, CA 
Web:  http://www.andreasmethod.com

 

Food for Thought TM Resource for Educated Choices 
Bioavailable Minerals – Drink Up!
by Jeannette von Johnsbach
 
Minerals are vitally important to the production of cellular energy. For the body to effectively utilize minerals, they have to be in an ionic form. 
 
Most mineral supplements on the market are larger than micron sizes, which means they stay in the bloodstream, and eventually may become deposited in various tissue locations. 
 
The roots of plants are designed to break down the soil and absorb angstrom sized mineral particles. When we eat vegetables, or drink their juices, we receive angstrom-sized minerals, which are the key to optimal mineral absorption and vital for our body and spirit to thrive.
 
Juicing frees the nutrients of whole vegetables Рespecially green leafy vegetables and grasses, such as wheat grass and barley grass Рwhich are an exceptional source of essential minerals, vitamins, chlorophyl, nutritional enzymes, structured water and essential amino acids. 
 
Except when doing a specific juice fast, juices are always an addition to plenty whole raw foods in a daily diet Рnot a substitute for them, because fiber has an important role of nourishing good bacteria in the gut and cleaning out the intestines like a broom.
 
Fruits do contain a lot of natural sugar, and the fiber slows down the absorption, preventing sugar rushes. Fruit juices are not recommended because of this very reason, as fruit juices have a very straining effect on the pancreas promoting hypoglycemia.
 
The best time to drink fresh pressed juice is on an empty stomach or one hour before eating a meal. Stay clear of pasteurized, store bought juice. 
 
Pure Synergy, which has been the gold standard for superfood blends in decades, is an excellent option when juicing is not an option. 
 
For more information and to order this amazing boost of synergistic whole foods nutrition, please go to www.healdeeply.com.
 
Drink Your Minerals ūüėČ
 
Blessings,
Jeannette von Johnsbach


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Ani Phyo’s new book: “Ani’s 15-Day Fat Blast: The Kick-Ass Plan to Get Lighter, Tighter, and Sexier . . . Super Fast”

Ani Phyo’s new book: “Ani’s 15-Day Fat Blast: The Kick-Ass Plan to Get Lighter, Tighter, and Sexier . . . Super Fast”

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Ani Phyo-Ani"s 15-Day Fat Blast-The Kick Ass Plan to Get Lighter Tighter and Sexier Super Fast

Ani Phyo-Ani”s 15-Day Fat Blast-The Kick Ass Plan to Get Lighter Tighter and Sexier Super Fast

Who does not want to look Lighter, Tighter, and Sexier, and Super Fast? 50% of you are right, the other 50% are in denial!!!

Ani Phyo is not just a Living Foods/Raw Food educator and chef. She has been an¬†athlete¬†for many years, and she won the Raw Food annual¬†award¬†of “Sexiest Raw Woman” in the last three years! That speaks more than enough to make her an authority on Fat Burning Fast, and looking¬†Lighter, Tighter, and Sexier…

Her new book¬†“Ani’s 15-Day Fat Blast: The Kick-Ass Plan to Get Lighter, Tighter, and Sexier . . . Super Fast” is coming up everywhere on May 1st.

Unfortunately¬†I don’t have the book,¬†even though I am very curious to read it, I don’t need it yet :-).

This is a sneak peek of the Table of Contents:

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Ani Phyo-Ani”s 15-Day Fat Blast-The Kick Ass Plan to Get Lighter Tighter and Sexier Super Fast

  • Part I – Preparing for Take Off
  • Chapter 1 – The Raw Truth
  • Chapter 2 – Ready…What’s In It For You?
  • Chapter 3 – Set…What’s The Plan?
  • Chapter 4 – Go! The Diet Basics
  • Part 2 – Fat Blast – The 15 Days Countdown
  • Chapter 5 – Fat Blast Menus and Diet Plan
  • Phase 1 – Shake It Up
  • Phase 2 – Melt Down
  • Phase 3 – Blast Off
  • Chapter 6 – The¬†Recipes – Shakes, Salads, Soup, Rolls Wraps, Noodles, and Desserts
  • Chapter 7 – Steady As She Goes: Fast Blast Diet Tips + Maintaining Your Weight Loss
  • Part 3 – The Rest Of The Story
  • Chapter 8 – ¬†The Next Stage
  • Epilogue – The Unprocessed Life¬†

These are links to get her book in Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/Anis-15-Day-Fat-Blast-Kick-Ass/dp/0738215228/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1334536917&sr=8-1

Sweepstakes in Face Book:
http://www.facebook.com/Ani.Phyo.RawFood/app_28134323652

 

and more promotions and prizes in her website:
http://www.aniphyo.com/anis-15-day-fat-blast-giveaway.html

Enjoy it!

Carlos

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*Ani Phyo’s definition of health: “My definition of health is a balance across many things. I believe that health is much more than nutrition; obviously the nutrients that we out into our bodies help to fill our brain, and orchestrate the … in our bodies to be healthy and fight disease, to stay strong, to be vibrant, but it’s not just about nutrition, it’s about our state of mind,
I think one thing that is very important is our attitude or gratitude, giving thanks, being happy, and having healthy relationships with friends and family, helping others in our community and giving back.
Also exercise is a very big component and meditation, which is actually exercise and maintenance of the brain, I fell it’s very important stretching with things like yoga.
I thing there are a lot of things in life that needs to be balanced,”

 

 

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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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