Castoffs of the medical profession cross the U.S. border

The vast majority of Oasis Tijuana patients arrive as Stage 4, written off by the medical profession. They’ve been through chemo and radiation, maybe even multiple times, and are very ill. The vast majority of the patients are American but there are also Europeans, Canadians, Australians, and Japanese. Virtually no Latinos. (“We’re not prophets in…

Oasis of Hope, Tijuana (Contreras Clinic)

Oasis of Hope in Tijuana is inpatient, with all meals served to you. It is very much a hospital—not a medical spa like in Irvine, or a detox retreat like Creative Health Institute or Hippocrates Health Institute. It’s a small hospital, but they have an emergency room, a pharmacy, radiology, the works. The food is…

The latest green smoothie debate, part 3 of 3

That your stomach is full of low calories and high nutrition, after your quart of green smoothie, means you didn’t eat something else. Something worse. Both are great for different reasons—chewed foods, and blended foods. I may sound like a broken record. But let me plead with you once again NOT to look at green…

The latest green smoothie debate, part 2 of 3

In addition to that formalized piece of research, we have had thousands of testimonials mailed to the site, and I’ve spoken in 2011 to 50 live audiences of approximately   9,000 people. Many of them stay after and wait for up to 2 hours to talk, and many email us, and I daily hear stories…

The latest green smoothie debate! part 1 of 3

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: Somebody on the internet says they don’t recommend green smoothies because apparently the fiber is too broken down. And the fruit causes blood sugar to spike. Please prove them wrong so I can keep enjoying them. —Carly Answer:   We have gotten this question several times this week, via email, but with at…

Update on Shirley, using “alternatives” after 2 rounds of chemo

You know I took 76-year old Shirley with me to An Oasis of Healing in Arizona? It’s been interesting to see someone I know undergoing the treatment of raw juice ‘feasting,’ immune system support, detox, oxygenating and alkalizing cancer to starve it out. She’s been back three times, there now for a week. Kels, her…