By consuming vegetables and fruit juices for a
short period of time approximately three days can be termed as Juice cleanser.
A juice cleanser supports any body type as natural detox process takes over and
clears out all the unneeded toxins from the digestive system. Consulting a
health care professional is highly essential before having a juice cleanse
When waking up in the morning have a glass of Lukewarm water with a slice of lemon.
After an hour prepare green juice by blending Kale, broccoli and spinach with a dash of orange juice.
At around midday have a tall glass of smoothie prepared with half a cup of blue berries, half a cup of strawberries and a slice of pineapple.
For an afternoon snack prepare fresh juice by blending 2 carrots, 1 green apple, and half a beet root. Add lime for a tangy taste.
At around 6 pm you may another smoothie made with almond milk, cashew nut and add vanilla essence to give some flavour.
Before going to bed have a tall glass of cold milk or warm milk as you desire.
Fruits and vegetables used to make the juices often
include kale, celery, spinach, carrots and leafy greens. Organic produce are
simply the best. If hunger pangs persist than do opt for some vegetable soup or
a small snack such as a home-made salad of your choice, or any fruit that you like.
Juice cleansing can not be prolonged more than 3
Radiation burns, during cancer treatment range from minor to severe and patients should first seek advice of a doctor before treating radiation burns naturally. The burns are caused when undergoing radiotherapy sessions while on cancer treatment.
following remedies mentioned are highly effective in reducing the scars and the
dark discolouration after the therapy sessions are over and the treatment is
personal experience while undergoing radiotherapy
I experimented with all the remedies
mentioned below and I was so happy with the results. A new layer of skin had
emerged and the skin was smooth and supple . The pain had gradually subsided and the scars had
Aloe Vera is a natural product that can heal any skin ailment if continued for a period of time. Aloe when applied directly to the affected area can leave a cool soothing effect. Reapply it time an again to get faster results. All one has to do is to squeeze out the aloe gel from the leaf and apply like a cream. you may add some cold coconut milk.
This is found in turmeric and it helps in decreasing burns and many kinds of sores and blisters on the body. Apply it directly by forming a paste with cold water. It eliminates cancer cells from the body too.
-Milk and Honey paste
Make a paste out of honey and milk. About a half cup and gently rub in the affected area. Repeat several times a day for perfect results. Add a few drops of black seed oil and rub as gently as ever.
Mash a handful of apricot seeds mixed with cold milk and honey. This is an excellent remedy that removes the burnt layers of the skin after radiation treatment. Massage gently on the affected area.( you may use apricot oil too) see description below.
However, during radiation treatment do not expose the affected area to direct sunlight. This increases the pain and the skin tends to get itchy. Remember to use natural products on the skin avoiding moisturisers and creams. Do not use bandages and wraps with adhesives as they can pull and tear the skin harshly. Wear loose and comfortable clothing and take plenty of rest.
Why is a balanced diet important we must ask? Well, eating healthy is
vital for everyone but when you have had breast cancer becoming aware of what
you eat and drink becomes a priority and an essential part of your life. As a
breast cancer survivor, I have much to say and research has proven that dietary
habits play a major role in an individual’s life. Lot of research is being carried
out to find out how food may affect the risk of cancer developing. Being extra
overweight would be a number one issue and it highly increases your risk of
Being diagnosed with a malignant cancer a decade ago had left me
thinking why the cruel invader had got into my healthy system but as I look
back and ponder it might probably had been an issue about me having the wrong
diet all the while.
Fighting a malignancy was no bed time story at all but the will and positivity to fight the cancer made me more realistic towards life and made me aware as to what healthy eating habits were meant to be.
For overall health eating a balanced diet would be a great option to consider.
Staying at a healthy weight could reduce the risk as it improves the energy
level of the body.
The world cancer research fund suggests that women who have had breast
cancer follow advice and support so as to lower the risk of getting cancer.
This includes good eating healthy habits, being physically active and maintaining
a good healthy weight BMI.
Inclusion of High fibre foods has many benefits as it goes about making
changes to your overall digestive health and eliminates diseases like stroke
and heart attacks too. These foods tend to be lower in calories and reduces
hunger pangs giving you a feeling of fullness.
Talking to your doctor and getting referred to a dietician could ultimately
change your way of eating and give you positivity to plan your meals
confidently to shrug off aby dietary problems you might have.
Here, I have mentioned some foods that helped me in my journey towards
the cancer eliminating process. Remember its very essential not to feel guilty
if you have not had a healthy diet regime
During cancer treatments we tend to experience emotional upheavals but
remind yourself that this would soon subside. Physically we feel a burn out and
every task that we do feel like a mountain climbing activity. For this the nostril
breathing exercises proved indeed fruitful (Breath from right nostril and
breath out from the other) works wonders and gives an individual a sense of upliftment
and strength. The simple breathing removes all the toxins from the body leaving
you feeling vibrant and full of life.
To eat a balanced diet, try and combine variety of foods that consists of fruits, vegetables(greens) protein and little of carbohydrates.
A portion of five juicy fruits and vegetables
Wholegrain carbohydrates if possible, bran, , brown rice, sweet potatoes etc.
Dairy alternatives like, Soya drinks yogurts which has to be low in fats and sugar.
Beans, pulses, fish, eggs and other protein. Fish tends to top the list and have at least two portions every week.
A portion of five juicy fruits and vegetables
Wholegrain carbohydrates if possible, bran, brown rice, sweet potatoes etc.
Foods to avoid: -Limit the amount of fat you eat particularly saturated fats because this increases the risk of heart diseases. High saturated fats are butter, fatty cuts of red meat, processed meats, full dairy products and cheese.
Avoid sugary food like cakes and chocolates. Replace them with avocados nuts and seeds.
For me the easiest option was to get hold of a Mediterranean diet plan which had typically all foods like vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, cereals, omega 3’s, fish, olives ( you can check out the link below)
When I was a teen a close friend died of
Alzheimer’s disease and I can still recall the agony the family went through.
I would always make visits to him while he was in
care and what shocked me was the amount of time, he spent talking to himself
and not recognising his family members at all. This was devastating.
As time went by his mind wore away. Everything he did was imaginary. Eating, drinking, talking etc. He failed to recognise his close friends too.
These memories were the worst of its kind as dementia is indeed the most fearful and emotional disease anyone can encounter. However, research proves that it is easier to prevent Alzheimer and Dementia but the process of hard work and positive energy is needed.
If there happens to be a family history of this
dreadful disease than the first step would be to change the diet and modify it
to the best way possible.
Here are some foods you should add into your diet that can help prevent Dementia.
1.Vegetables: Leafy green vegetables
like spinach, kale, greens and Broccoli to be precise. These vegetables are
high in folate and B9. This can reduce the outset of depression and improves
2. Beans/legumes: These foods contain
folate too as well as iron and magnesium. It helps the body to function well
and they also contain B vitamin that boosts the brain to function well.
3. Grains: Whole grains are wonderous
for brain function. Quinoa, and Oats are the best. Avoid white bread and sugary
4. Berries: These contain anthocyanin
which protects the brain from deuteriation. They have antioxidants and lots of vitamin
5. Flaxseed: This food is miraculous
and should be consumed daily. It has omega 3 in it and the fatty acids help the
brain to stay alert and vibrant. Other food with omega 3 would be fish, olive
oil and you may take omega 3 supplements too.
6. Nuts: Almonds, cashews, walnuts,
hazelnuts, peanuts and pecans. These contain omega 3 and 6 and has folate
7.Cinnamon and turmeric powder are
great for preventing Dementia/ Alzheimer’s. These foods reduce inflammation which
generally cause memory problems. It also prevents soother disease like heart disease,
These are rich in Omega 3 too. It also reduces cholesterol. They contain
chemical compounds called lignans that highly protect the blood vessels from
9. Herbs: Herbal teas are great! Mint,
jasmine, lime rosemary, basil, and thyme. Herbs can prevent Dementia and using
in your everyday cooking can make a difference.
10. Sweet potatoes: these foods are
high in phytonutrients, fibre and vitamins. They have great effects on the
brain as they regulate the blood sugar.
Last but not least having a stress-free life, avoiding toxic foods and caffeine
is proven suitable for preventing Dementia.
Encourage individuals by giving healthy talks and tips that can help them maintain healthy lifestyle. Have them learn more about how to manage stress and shun depressive incidents from their subconscious minds. Leaflets should be shared to enhance enough information regarding Dementia and Alzheimer’s. You will be indeed saving a life and, in the bargain, gaining a blissful, healthy and disease-free environment.
Blackheads can be a pain in the neck. However, a home made scrub can do wonders to your skin . The pores open up and skin texture can change. You will be utterly surprised to notice the glow on your face even without any make up. The above scrub is marvellous. You got to try it to feel it!
Half cup Aloe Vera gel
Some crushed white oats
A tbsp of Organic honey
A tbsp of gram flour
A Tbsp of cucumber juice
Combine all the above and form a smooth paste. Leave to cool . Add few drops of rosemary oil in the paste and apply gently over face area.
Massage in circular strokes and keep the scrub on face for an hour. Wash with warm water and feel all the blackheads discard away.
This home made scrub can be stored up to a week. It makes skin smooth and supple. The cucumber works as a cooling agent removing dark circles around the eye area.
Green tea is the healthiest beverage ever. An anti-aging beverage that can boost your immune system and make you vigorous and strong.
Its filled with antioxidants and nutrients that are absolutely essential for mind and body!
Green tea is being used as a medicine for centuries, and widely used in China and Asia. It also prevents cancer.
Some benefits of Green tea are:
It increases metabolism and the polyphenol found in the green tea extract intensifies the body level and burns out the high calories consumed.
When consumed it works through the lining of blood vessels aiding them to stay relaxed and blood pressure remains normal. It highly protects the formation of clots which are the main cause of heart attacks.
Having green tea regularly helps reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
An amino acid which is Theanine is found in the green leaves. This is the substance that provides a relaxing and calm feeling when one drinks green tea.
It helps regulate sugar levels and reduces it normally after eating food.it prevents high insulin spikes and fat is reduced.
6. Tooth Ache and decay:
Through research it is proven that the chemical antioxidant ‘catechin’ in the tea can easily destroy bacteria of any sort relieving one from any viral infections that cause tooth pain and decay.
Green Tea is highly recommended when one wants to get rid of dandruff. Use cold green tea mixture when washing hair. This is proven and it discards dandruff immediately.
When exercising the first thing one should do is have a small cup of brewed Green tea and a slice of lemon. This provides stamina and you have an energy drink free of all chemicals and glucose.
Wheatgrass is indeed extraordinary and has a lot of
advantages. Given beneath are a couple yet numerous reasons how valuable this
stunning green grass is.
Wheatgrass powder blended with water and taken as a juice can
Wheatgrass powder or
crisp wheatgrass concentrate can reinforce skin mending, gastrointestinal
prosperity, and productivity. Wheatgrass
is significantly alkalizing and expels microscopic organisms from the stomach
related framework. – Fresh wheatgrass is incredible however green powder frames
are in like manner supportive. – Wheatgrass treatment is being practiced by Doctors Brian and Anna Marie Clement
of the Hippocrates Health Institute.
Here are 10 valid justifications to drink wheatgrass regularly.
1.Wheatgrass juice contains 70% chlorophyll, which is an
imperative blood promoter.
2. Wheatgrass juice is a convincing healer since it contains
all minerals known to man, and supplements A, B-complex, C, E and K.
3. Wheatgrass is incredibly well off in protein and contains
17 amino acids, the building squares of protein.
4. Wheatgrass juice is
a champion among the best wellsprings of living chlorophyll available today.
However, to get the full preferred standpoint, the chlorophyll must
come straight from a living plant.
5. Chlorophyll contains mixes and super-oxide dismutase (SOD), a copper-containing protein found in create red platelets. This concoction separates superoxide radicals in
the body into an undeniably reasonable structure, thusly backing off the developing strategy.
6. Chlorophyll is the essential consequence of sunlight and,
as needs be, contains dynamically light essentialness than some other
Wheatgrass juice contains chlorophyll and can be taken orally and
as a colon insert without side effects. Also, specialists have never
watched wheatgrass to be deadly in any aggregate when given to either animals
7. Science has exhibited that chlorophyll catches the
advancement and improvement of obnoxious organisms.
8. Chlorophyll is anti-bacterial and can be used inside and
outside the body as a trademark healer. The United States Army displayed guinea
pigs to lethal segments of radiation. The guinea pigs supported
chlorophyll-rich vegetables, for instance, cabbage and broccoli had a vast bit
of the demise rate as those reinforced a non-chlorophyll diet.
9. Chlorophyll can be expelled from various plants, yet
wheatgrass is better since it has been found that have in excess of 100 parts required by man. At
whatever point created in characteristic soil, it ingests 92 of the known 115
minerals from the earth.
10. Liquid chlorophyll can get into the tissue, where it can truly refine and restore them.