things to know about eating fruit...


We all think eating fruit means just buying fruit, cutting it up and popping it into our mouths. It's not that easy. It's important to know how and when to eat fruit.

What's the correct way to eat fruit?


Eating fruit like that plays a major role in detoxifying your system, supplying you with a great deal of energy for weight loss and other life activities.


Let's say you eat two slices of bread, then a slice of fruit. The slice of fruit is ready to go straight through the stomach into the intestines, but it's prevented from doing so.

In the meantime, the whole meal rots and ferments, and turns to acid. The minute the fruit comes into contact with the food in the stomach, and digestive juices, the entire mass of food begins to spoil.

Eat your fruit on an empty stomach, or before your meal! You've heard people complain: Every time I eat watermelon I burp, when I eat durian my stomach bloats, when I eat a banana I feel like running to the toilet, etc. This will not happen if you eat the fruit on an empty stomach. Fruit mixes with the putrefying other food and produces gas. Hence, you bloat!

There's no such thing as some fruits, like orange and lemon are acidic, because all fruit becomes alkaline in our body, according to Dr. Herbert Shelton who did research on this matter. If you have mastered the correct way of eating fruit, you have the Secret of Beauty, Longevity, Health, Energy, Happiness and normal weight.

When you need to drink fruit juice drink onlyfresh fruit juice, NOT the concentrated juice from the cans. Don't drink juice that has been heated. Don't eat cooked fruit; you don't get the nutrients at all. You get only the taste. Cooking destroys all of the vitamins.

Eating a whole fruit is better than drinking the juice. If you should drink the juice, drink it mouthful by mouthful slowly, because you must let it mix with your saliva before swallowing it. You can go on a 3-day fruit-fast to cleanse your body. Eat fruit and drink fruit juice for just 3 days, and you will be surprised when your friends say how radiant you look!

KIWI: Tiny but mighty, and a good source of potassium, magnesium, vitamin E and fiber. Its vitamin C content is twice that of an orange!

AN APPLE a day keeps the doctor away? Although an apple has a low vitamin C content, it has antioxidants and flavonoids which enhances the activity of vitamin C, thereby helping to lower the risk of colon cancer, heart attack and stroke.

STRAWBERRY: Protective Fruit. Strawberries have the highest total antioxidant power among major fruits and protect the body from cancer-causing, blood vessel-clogging free radicals.

EATING 2 - 4 ORANGES a day may help keep colds away, lower cholesterol, prevent and dissolve kidney stones, and reduce the risk of colon cancer.

WATERMELON: Coolest thirst quencher. Composed of 92% water, it is also packed with a giant dose of glutathione, which helps boost our immune system. Also a key source of lycopene, the cancer-fighting oxidant. Also found in watermelon: Vitamin C and Potassium.

GUAVA & PAPAYA: Top awards for vitamin C. They are the clear winners for their high vitamin C content. Guava is also rich in fiber, which helps prevent constipation. Papaya is rich in carotene, good for your eyes.

Drinking Cold water after a meal =Cancer!

Can you believe this? For those who like to drink cold water, this applies to you. It's nice to have a cold drink after a meal, however, the cold water will solidify the oily stuff that you've just consumed, which slows digestion. Once this 'sludge' reacts with the acid, it will break down and be absorbed by the intestine faster than the solid food. It will line the intestine. Very soon, this will turn into fats and lead to cancer. It is best to drink hot soup or warm water after a meal.

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is Oprah a sport??

One of the best things about the YES program (Yogic Enlightenment Studies): brings me to things like: doing a group cleanse and fast!
There will be at least 6-7 of us taking part in the process for a weekend, a 3-day cleanse and fast. Good number of days to start with, we were told! Our response: Ok! Lets do it! Lets talk dates!

As gratifying as both “cleanse” and “fast” sound, I’m not sure it’s as entirely zen as I initially expected. Seems all Buddha to me to go on a “fast” and do a colon “cleanse” for spiritual reasons- so poetic, right!?


After the images I saw and words I heard today, I’m now expecting moments that will have very little to do with zen, and rely heavily on sense of humor and dedication… so if my sense of humor remains tickled with zen-ness during the entire process, I can see getting real good results with this!

It’s really just like getting an oil change. Rid the toxic build up. (ew.) (youll see why im "ew-ing" now in a moment).

I’ll post more about the actual fast when I do it… right now im just speculating, from all the things I learned today. (and there was lot.)

One great thing tho: doing it with more people should offer a great peer-support type feel. Because really, if i cant ask questions or make jokes about it with another group of people who are doing it with me- then i sure as hell doubt id feel comfy making jokes on facebook or trying to bring it up in conversations with people (but yes, i can put in in a blog and post it?).

not sure how people would respond, people who may have never heard of a cleanse or the notion of fasting, or who really have NO IDEA what either of those entails… and…. results in… and the processes you have to.. endure?.. experience?.. part-take in?.. *shudders again ever so slightly*

I’m not so sure how outsiders would feel about the enema part.

Yes, I said “enema” part… one of the parts that stick out the most to me (lol), a self –preformed enema (im pretty sure, not everyone on my facebook would be able to answer my questions about .. uh.. performing.. one of… those.. uh.. on myself. (yes. You are reading this right. Feel free to grimace and ‘pffft” and say “she’ craaazy”. Lol)

however, I seriously never thought I’d ever be this excited about an enema!

When I was in labor on my second child, there was this very enema-persistent nurse stalking me with her big plans—i kept avoiding it and thinking: there’s no dam way she’s getting the pleasure and peace of mind of giving me that- there’s enough escaping my body today! (And to note: nope! I didn’t poop on the birthing table! Some people have, some people haven’t—im just sayin’, may not always happen)
I think id know if I “needed” it. For one thing: i knew i didnt NEED one because “they” didn’t let me eat in almost 12 hours and plus i woke at 6am with nothing in my stomach, plus i was in labor(!) and when i woke with my water broke, i didnt think i needed to eat, because (i thought!) if I just hurry and go to the hospital, the baby will come out, we’ll relax, and I'll eat something yummy around lunch time… perrrfect- wont have to eat now! Lets go bring a life into the world!

Oh how naive we can be as younger pregnant people!? Pfft. The second baby took way longer than my first. Threw my plan right off. I didn’t eat til 5 oclock. counting the sleep before my water broke, that’s way more than 12 hours of not eating. Not even juice. Just ice chips. An enema would’ve been pointless and may have actually killed me by dehydration, sort of like the opposite of drowning, really.

Anyhow. I diverge.

Back to the topic of enemas!

“Enemas can be beneficial in restoring healthy bowels regularity”

I mean, how can I NOT be excited to do that!

After reading facts like: when the bowel becomes encrusted with unexpelled fecal material due to poor dietary habits, the absorption of vital nutrients slows down to the degree of encrustation (read that last word slowly again, and picture it in your bum!)

It continues a little down the page: the accumulations of the bowel wall become a breeding ground for unhealthy bacterial life forms. (life forms!)

And ends that paragraph with: the sewer backs up and the power is turned off. (and yes, that was used as a metaphor!) (ew.)

(you should also see the pics that accompanied this discussion- i may post them actually! lol)

The first line of the next paragraph really brought the decision home for me: Colonic cleanliness is tremendous importance to general health.

I was pretty much sold at this point. I wanted anything that might be in there, out of there.

The excitement kicked in. (at this point, the idea of not having food, only juice, was nothing at all to be concerned with. pfft. bit'a juice? no food? well at least NEITHER of those is giving myself an enema!)

I was even sold-er on the idea when I read the heading of the next section: Parasites.

Yeah. Found out we have those in there too! They ... live in the build up. (Again, EW!)

Yip. They have to go too! Kick out the boarders-the owner is home!

I’m very comfortably stating that I really am excited to get all that out of .. me.

And really picked an odd topic for one the first blogs in a while.


An overzealous dream of mine:

I want to build a community.

A community full of people- all sorts of people- of all ages, types, interests, and passions.
One, where whatever people dream up will be respected and supported and created with love and purpose.
I want to watch people share ideas and dreams and becoming empowered with love and support and connections.

This community would be a starting ground for some, a stopping point for others, and a final resting place for others still.

I picture having the many dollars needed to make this happen!

I picture this community being built to be completely sustainable and renewable-- in regards to everything: energy, food, money, and love! Most of all love!

It will be a place of empowering the mind, body, soul, and earth!

There will be art, music, science, math, every form of handy work and dealing with foods- natural, organic, creative, delicious foods!

It will simply be a place for people--so many powerful, inspiring people being brought together, even if only in spirit with some who cant physically be there.

It will be a place of yoga, meditation, relaxation, and self discovery.
It will be a place of self defense (from the stand point of creating a world where we wouldn’t need such a thing!)

It will consist of random sized houses, buildings, and other specialty rooms and areas (like a theatrical stage area, art room, library, animal habitats, computers room, exercise equipment room, gardens, green houses and more!)

It will contain beautiful nature trails, hikes, and ocean views and adventures! (HECK! We could even throw in bikes and a zip-line!!)

I picture this community on land with an amazing over-looking-water view!

I like to dream with a lot of love.