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NUTRITIONAL DRINKS and ENZYME-RICH FOODS

Updated: Jun 19


“If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” ― Hippocrates


***These are suggestions for the general population. Seek the advice of your practitioner if you have specific health challenges.


Enzyme rich foods for juicing or eating raw

Papaya, pineapple, kimchi, sauerkraut or other fermented vegetables, Kiwi, blueberries, avocado, mango, green vegetables, bitter vegetables such as arugula, brussel sprouts, dandelion, kale, endive; Banana, mango, papaya, and grapes are used in moderation since they are higher in fructose.


Green Juice Drinks

Choose 3 or more of the following ingredients to run through a Juicer.

  • Kale – lacinto, green, red

  • Mustard greens, collard greens, green chard, rainbow chard, dandelion greens

  • Spinach, Parsley, Cilantro, Celery, Cucumber, bok choy, etc.

  • Red beets in moderation

  • Carrots in moderation

  • Fruits suggestions: pineapple, granny smith apple, lemon, lime, kiwi, berries, mango, papaya, peach

These are suggestions for green drinks.

3/4 of the ingredients are greens approximately and

1/4 of the ingredients are fruits. Beets and carrots are in moderation. They contain more grams of fructose than green vegetables. Add water to dilute as desired.


Be Creative! Just remember to use a ratio of more greens than fruits!


Smoothies:

Make a smoothie simply by adding 1 or more of the following ingredients into your green drink:

  • almond milk, hemp milk, hemp seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds, sprouted seeds, sesame seeds, avocado, 1/4 banana to thicken

Optional:

1 TBSP powdered protein or collagen powder of choice for additional protein

Quality supplemental protein and collagen powder is available from https://us.fullscript.com/welcome/chhjs


Optional: grated/shaved ice, whole leaf stevia or honey to taste

Be creative!


Almond Milk

  • 1 Cup Almonds (Soak 24 hours and blend thoroughly into a puree with water until smooth

Lemon Ginger Drink

  • 1 peeled lemon

  • 1 Apple

  • 1 finger fresh ginger

  • 1 cucumber as desired

  • 1 bunch celery

  • 1 bunch cilantro

  • 1 bunch parsley

  • 1 bunch fresh mint

Juice all ingredients and add water to dilute as desired


Sore Throat Hot Tea

  • 1 chopped lemon with rind

  • 1-2 fingers of freshly chopped ginger

  • 1 tsp of honey to taste (manuka or raw local)

Place ingredients in a mug and pour boiled water over ingredients and let it simmer.

Sip this hot lemon-ginger tea slowly throughout the day for a sore throat.

You may make this several times per day.


***Contact your practitioner if symptoms do not resolve within 24-36 hours.