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  • What Should You Eat?

    5 posts, 4 voices, 745 views, started Feb 10, 2009

    Posted on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 by Denise Richardson

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      What Should You Eat?  

      The answer to the question “What should you eat?” is actually pretty simple. But you wouldn’t know that from news reports on diet studies, whose sole purpose seems to be to confuse people on a daily basis. When it comes down to it, though—when all the evidence is looked at together—the best advice on what to eat is relatively straightforward: Eat a plant-based diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains; choose healthy fats, like olive and canola oil; and red meat and unhealthy fats, like saturated and trans fats, sparingly. Most important of all is keeping calories in check, so you can avoid weight gain, which makes exercise a key partner to a healthy diet.    

      Eight Tips for Eating Right

       Choose good carbs, not no carbs. Whole grains are your best bet.  

        Pay attention to the protein package. Fish, poultry, nuts, and beans are the best choices.  

         Choose healthy fats, limit saturated fat, and avoid trans fat. Plant oils, nuts, and fish are the healthiest sources.  

        Choose a fiber-filled diet, rich in whole grains, vegetables, and fruits.  

        Eat more vegetables and fruits. Go for color and variety—dark green, yellow, orange, and red.  

        Calcium is important. But milk isn’t the only, or even best, source.  

        Moderate drinking can be healthy—but not for everyone. You must weigh the benefits and risks.  

        A daily multivitamin is a great nutrition insurance policy. Some extra vitamin D may add an extra health boost.  

      The Healthy Eating Pyramid, created by the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health, can be your guide to choosing a healthy diet. Read more about the Healthy Eating Pyramid.



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          Mary Clark wrote Feb 10, 2009
        • I also take Juice Plus...two capsules each of whole fruits and vegetables...daily in addition to eating as much fruits and veggies.



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          Denise Richardson wrote Feb 13, 2009
        • Mary, what is the benefits of the JUICE PLUS?



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          Ms-kay wrote Feb 13, 2009
        • Do-lee noted!! That was one of my resolutions to start taking more vitamins and it’s been working. Also drink more water and eating more fish and vegetables.

          Our digestive systems need a little work out also...I love Activia. It is really good.



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          Mary Clark wrote Feb 13, 2009
        • Juice Plus+® . . . The Reason  

           “Eat more fruits and vegetables.”  Over the years, people have found countless ways to ignore that advice. “I don’t have time.” “It’s too much trouble.” Medical science reminds us almost every day that good nutrition and good health go hand in hand, especially when it comes to the healthful benefits of eating fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, despite the growing medical evidence, less than 25% of American adults eat the recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables.

          There is no substitute for eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, at least 7-13 servings every day. But if you‘re like most people, you don’t eat enough fruits or vegetables or enough variety. And those fruits and vegetables that we do eat tend to be overprocessed, over-cooked, or too far removed from the field.  

          That’s why there’s Juice Plus+. It’s a convenient, affordable, and natural whole food based nutritional product providing nutrition from 17 vegetables, fruits, and grains.  

          Juice Plus+ is not a vitamin supplement, providing a limited number of handpicked nutrients. Juice Plus+ is a whole food based product providing the wide array of nutrients found in a variety of fruits, vegetables, and grains.  

          It’s the next best thing to fruits and vegetables...because we don’t get nearly enough of the real thing every day.

          I copied all of that above...

          But my brother in law who is a local dentist got me started on Juice Plus.  None of us eat enough fruits and vegetables in one day.  This is the next best thing.  It is concentrated whole fruits and vegetables that have been juiced..then turned into a concentrated powder to be put in a capsule form.  Also...Juice PLUS is the only company that is constantly doing studies on their products at medical universities around the country and even the world.  The studies are amazing.  

          I have a wonderful email that has attached videos of doctors from Centers of the Disease Control in Atlanta and around the country that will tell you the benefits.  

          I will say since I’ve been taking Juice Plus..I have not even had a bad cold...and that’s been two years.  It’s not a cure all...it’s a strictly preventive product to keep you healthy.  

          They also carry gummy bears that are Juice plus gummy bears for small children to take.  Sometimes many kids will not eat vegetables or fruits.  This is a way of getting those whole fruits and vegetables in them without the fight.

          Also..they have Children’s Study..that if you are taking Juice Plus...you can sponsor a child for like $10..something like that...to receive Juice plus for them..free of charge.  

          The studies they conduct like at Duke University...for an example are amazing.  This girl that I know who became pregnant and took JP..told her dr. she was taking JP and he said well there is no need to take prenatal vitamins.  You are getting everything you need then.

          If you want to watch those videos...just send me a message with you email address and I will be glad to forward it to you.  

          Thanks for asking about it.  More people need to know about this awesome product.



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