Getting Our Health On!

14 Oct

Some friends recently watched the movie Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, and decided to start juicing.  I have always eaten healthy, and constantly preach about everything in moderation.  I do love the ABC (with spinach added) from Robeks, but don’t know that I could do a juice fast.  People who know me will tell you, I NEED food, and lots of it!  I realize that I have a fast metabolism, and I am fortunate for that, but I always do my best to make sure that I am making healthy food choices.  This is especially important to me since my son has a congenital heart defect (feel free to ask me anything about it) and has already had five open heart surgeries!  I need to build a good foundation for him to understand healthy living, which is why I always promote healthy eating and discuss food choices with him.  My husband and I watched the movie this weekend, and we are now the proud owners of a…

Breville Juice Fountain Plus

We purchased it with a 20% off coupon at Bed, Bath & Beyond!  Do I need to remind you how much I love a deal?!

While I don’t intend on putting the kids on a juice fast, I think they would benefit from the surge of nutrients they would get from a morning juice with their normal breakfast.  Additionally, I have been planning to add a “Dad’s Corner” section to this blog, so be on the lookout for posts from Luke as he learns to juice and incorporates more fruits and vegetable into his diet!

Here’s to healthy eating!!

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3 Responses to “Getting Our Health On!”

  1. Jennifer October 18, 2012 at 1:42 PM #

    That was a great movie! We watched it too and since watching it, we did not start juicing, but we do start our days with a breakfast smoothie. My Luke is the master smoothie maker in our house and often has a helper, or two, who like to help toss ingredients into the blender. Our smoothies consist of frozen blueberries, banana, oatmeal, almond milk, soy milk, spinach, flax seed, chia seed, and ice. The kids love it and it keeps me full for a good three hours in the morning.
    Another great movie to watch is Forks Over Knives. We also liked Food Inc, as well. They are good reminders of how important it is to eat naturally, and how eating naturally contributes to our personal well being.

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