Many ancient texts speak of body cleansing, the need to fast now and then, for both physical and spiritual purification. You don’t have to be a yogi to give your organs of elimination a chance to rest and repair. I don’t sell cleanse products. Arise & Shine’s regimen is purely a recommendation. [...]8 Comments • Continue Reading →
You always hear about how when Elvis and John Wayne were autopsied, they had 10 or 20 lbs. of impacted fecal material in their digestive tract due to chronic constipation. I have no idea if that’s urban legend. Your M.D. scoffs at the idea of cleansing, at the idea that there’s a buildup of [...]20 Comments • Continue Reading →
When I was 25, I was in the middle of a period of having left behind the solid nutritional education and background I’d come from. I was at work one winter day, and I was totally sick. I was 20 lbs. over my current weight (at age 41), lacking energy every day, unable [...]6 Comments • Continue Reading →
Yesterday, pee. Today, poop. Green bowel movements are completely normal (that’s the plant fiber in all those greens you’re eating!). Take a look at the horse poo you see along the road, if you live where you can see horses. It’s indicative of what they eat (alfalfa, all plant foods). You [...]38 Comments • Continue Reading →
Green feces . . . part 1 of 9 on the subject of ELIMINATION, yes, pee, poo, flatulence, colon cleansing, the whole 9 yards.
Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: This is kind of a personal (and slightly embarrassing) question here but I really need to ask it. I have read that dark colored urine means that all the vitamins you take aren’t being absorbed into your body. What about green feces? Is that a good or bad sign? Is it typical? [...]7 Comments • Continue Reading →
So I taped an episode of a major network reality TV show last August. It’s really how this site got started: I was told by the TV people they’d be flooded with emails of people wanting to reach me, so a friend told me I should put up a site. It’s taken on [...]3 Comments • Continue Reading →
Q: Dear GreenSmoothieGirl, my little girl is anemic and also has been constipated for years. She is taking a prescription iron supplement and also Miralax. Couldn’t I tweak her diet for better iron absorption or something without overloading her on beef, liver, etc? A: You’ve read about the beef recall. I would skip the [...]8 Comments • Continue Reading →