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In this issue…
♦ How to “reboot” your health… ♦ Commit to self-care…
♦ A little-known health epidemic… ♦ Do you have candida?
♦ How the 7-Day Healthy Cleanse Program works…
♦ Healthy Cleanse FAQ ♦ After your 7-Day Healthy Cleanse… Step 3
♦ Is the 7-Day Healthy Cleanse right for you?
The fallacy of old age seems to be the biggest bug-a-boo in the lives of our people. Whether we will extend life 5 or 25 additional years, I am sure that you will appreciate the extension.
~ Dr. Forrest C. Shaklee, Sr.
How to “reboot” your health…
Have you ever been on a detoxifying cleanse to improve your health? Maybe you’ve just thought about it, believing that it would be good for you… but are not quite sure what to do. After all, there are a LOT of different cleansing programs out there… some good, but some not so much.
Why not try a cleansing program that is proven to be safe and effective? Until now, Shaklee’s Healthy Cleanse Program consisted of enough products for 2 total cleanses with perhaps some product left over. Good news! The program has now been streamlined. Introducing the 7-Day Healthy Cleanse, a program which provides 7 daily Morning and Night packets filled with carefully selected Shaklee supplements, along with a supporting diet plan for those looking for…
==>> digestive renewal and gut health
==>> a jump-start for weight loss
==>> or… simply more energy
If you commit to the 7-Day Healthy Cleanse, you’ll feel better… and be healthier… in just one week. Guaranteed!
Commit to self-care…
Scientists report a recent downward trend in overall wellness in the US, especially among women. Instead of focusing on changing habits, try committing to the process of increasing your wellness and overall well-being.
1) Focus on mental health. Your mental health is what drives your ability to achieve physical health.
2) Become better connected. Being in the company of trusted others can improve your mental health and lower stress.
3) Get outside. It reduces stress, improves sleep and enhances your immune system.
A little-known health epidemic…
Imagine that you are sitting in a room with 9 of your closest friends. Now imagine that 7 of you in this group of 10 have a systemic fungal infection of the mouth, skin, genitalia and/or intestines. You may scoff at the notion, but in most groups today, this is actually the case.
A study from Rice University shows that 70% of all human beings are infected by candidia-sis, usually referred to as candida. Known as Candida albicans, it can affect any age group, from toddlers to the elderly, males and females.
According to Harvard University infectious disease expert Julia Koehler, “Candida is the predominant fungal infection behind human disease.” She also reports that candida is the causal factor for an incredible 60% of fungal infections that patients acquire when they are in a hospital. Once acquired, as many as 1 in 3 of the infected will die with a bloodstream infection.
Yes, this shape-shifting fungus can be lethal, especially when the immune system is weak. But what exactly is candida? Best known in layman’s terms as a yeast infection, candida is a microscopic organism that inhabits all people. And… when your immune system is weakened, you are at risk for candida overgrowth, a process that occurs when your body fails to keep this single cell organism from reproducing. Unless treated properly (by removing its food source, for example), it quickly moves into multiple body systems and can lead to very serious health concerns.
Your diet and candida
Not only can proper nutrition be used as an effective treatment of candida, but it’s also the best preventative.
The elimination of grains, fruits, sugars, starches and any type of alcohol for 3 to 5 days is a good first step when candida develops. You can also make a vegetable broth from onions, kale, garlic, celery and sea salt. Remove the vegetables and sip the broth throughout the day, for 2 days.
To avoid candida infections, skip processed and fast foods, and instead eat the following on a daily basis:
♦ Green, leafy veggies
♦ Green drinks, like Organic Greens Booster
♦ Green tea
♦ Coconut oil and coconut water
♦ Garlic (Garlic Complex will work here)
♦ Chia seeds, flaxseeds
♦ Unsweetened, natural cranberry juice
♦ Turmeric, cinnamon
♦ Apple cider vinegar
♦ Sauerkraut, kimchee, or other fermented vegetables
Natural treatments for candida
When your immunity has been compromised, candida drugs can further weaken it. So natural treatments are a logical alternative.
One of the most natural ways to treat candida is to starve it. This means eliminating sugar from your diet.
You also need to make sure your liver is functioning properly. That’s where Shaklee’s 7-Day Healthy Cleanse Program comes in.
Do you have candida?
Candida Albicans is the most common human form of candidiasis, present in 40% to 50% of all diagnosed cases. Candida Tropicalis makes up another 20% to 30% of yeast infections occurring in humans. Here are a few of the more common candida symptoms.
==>> Chronic fatigue and exhaustion
==>> Cravings for sweets and unhealthy processed foods
==>> Bad breath, and a white “coat” on the tongue
==>> A foggy brain and poor concentration, as well as impaired memory
==>> Itchy skin
==>> Depression and anxiety
==>> Flatulence and bloating
==>> Joint aches and pains
==>> A loss of libido
==>> Chronic allergy and sinus issues
==>> Digestive problems
Candida is found in newborns, toddlers, children, teens and adults. While it is much more common in women, both females and males are susceptible to candida overgrowth. If you or someone you love experiences more than one of the candida symptoms listed above, contact your doctor as soon as possible. What starts out as a seemingly innocuous problem can further weaken your immune system, and lead to much more dangerous and even deadly health problems.
How the 7-Day Healthy Cleanse Program works…
Are you looking for a clean start? If you need help with your digestion, if you want to jump-start your weight loss, or if you just want more energy, try the 7-Day Healthy Cleanse Program.
Shaklee’s 7-Day Healthy Cleanse Program combines a carefully selected combination of Shaklee supplements with a supporting diet plan guaranteed to help you feel better in one week.
The 7-Day Healthy Cleanse is designed to:
♦ Improve focus and energy
♦ Enhance mood and sleep quality
♦ Support detox and healthy digestion
♦ Promote rapid weight loss and reduce cravings
What’s in the cleanse?
The 7-Day Healthy Cleanse contains 7 daily Morning and Night packets designed to conveniently meet your lifestyle:
⇒⇒ Optiflora DI Probiotic… to help promote healthy intestinal activity and good digestive health.
⇒⇒ Liver DTX Complex… to help support normal liver function, including bile flow and protection from toxins.
⇒⇒ Alfalfa Complex… to help provide a wide variety of nutrients, including calcium, phosphorus, vitamins, chlorophyll, and bioflavonoids.
⇒⇒ Herb-Lax… to encourage a mild cleansing action to aid the body’s natural processes.
⇒⇒ An easy-to-follow step-by-step cleanse guide with simple recommendations for ways to optimize your journey to a healthier you.
The Shaklee Difference
Unlike many other detox programs, the 7-Day Healthy Cleanse is backed by independent clinical trials designed to prove efficacy and safety. In a preliminary study:
♦♦ 80% of participants had improved energy and decreased cravings
♦♦ 72% of participants felt improvements in hunger management
♦♦ 60% of participants felt improvements in mood
♦♦ 74% of participants felt improvement in quality of sleep and clarity of thinking
♦♦ Results showed an average weight loss of 6.8 lbs and 1.62 inches decrease in waist circumference.
How to cleanseStep 1: Preparation (One week out)
Set a date to begin the 7-Day Healthy Cleanse. Optional: Find someone who will partner with you to do a cleanse.
Start reducing your consumption of coffee, soft drinks, alcohol, fatty and high-starch foods, and refined sugars.
Plan a variety of veggie recipes and stock up accordingly. Buy plenty of fruits… fresh and frozen.
Step 2: Start the cleanse
— Graze all day on vegetables and fruits
— Eat at least every 2 hours
— Eat raw fruits and vegetables
— Drink at least 6-10 glasses of water a day
— Evening meal should be a large salad with full-fat dressing or vegetable stir-fry with a starchy vegetable.
Healthy Cleanse FAQ
Q. How often should I do a cleanse?
A. We recommend once or twice a year.
Q. What if I’m hungry or feeling low in energy?
A. Try increasing your water intake and be sure you are eating at least every two hours. You may also need to eat more vegetables and fruits. Only after trying the above should you add a serving of protein, such as a hard-boiled egg or a 4-ounce protein smoothie.
Q. Will I lose weight on the Cleanse?
A. Yes. The average weight loss in a pilot study was a little over 6 lbs and an inch around the waist.
Q. Can I continue taking my other Shaklee supplements?
A. Yes, you should continue.
Q. Should I continue my current exercise program?
A. We suggest light exercise only during the 7-day Cleanse period.
Q. I’m taking prescription meds. Can I Cleanse?
A. Check with your health care professional first.
Q. Can I Cleanse while I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
Q. I have digestive issues. Should I Cleanse?
A. Discuss it with your health care professional first.
Q. I’m experiencing caffeine withdrawal/headache. What should I do?
A. Add some caffeine back into your diet. Try a cup of Shaklee 180 Energizing Tea.
After your 7-Day Healthy Cleanse… Step 3
After completing your 7-Day Healthy Cleanse, continue eating plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits as you introduce other healthy foods back into your diet. Spicy foods should only be added slowly.
If weight loss is your goal
Continue your journey with the Shaklee 180 program. It’s helped people all over the world lose more than 2 million pounds and over 1 million inches and counting.
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Is the 7-Day Healthy Cleanse right for you?
✔ Yes, if you’re looking for digestive support or want to kick-start your weight loss
✔ Yes, if you’re looking for hunger management support
✔ Yes, if you’re looking for improvement in focus, mood, sleep, or energy
✔ Yes, if you want to double the health-building power of the Shaklee supplements you’re already taking by detoxing your cells
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