Sustainable Health

Listen, there are so many various diets and cleanses out there, so many in fact that there is probably a new one created every single day. The majority of them are based on the same idea, which ultimately makes them extremely appealing to the masses. This idea is to lose weight. Most of the population in our society wants to get the very best, very fast, without the work. Bigger, better, faster, stronger… with faster being the kicker. Immediate gratification, folks, that is what it’s all about. But let me tell you from first-hand experience, that immediate gratification, no matter what area in your life it comes to, is not sustainable. As fast as that gratification came, it will leave you just as quickly. Why? It is unsustainable and short-lived because you did not earn it. There was no passion involved in the actions which lead to no appreciation with the result. Period.

You can either look at this truth as heartbreaking or motivating. If viewed negatively then you will without a doubt stay in the vicious circle that so many people are wound up in… always looking for a quick fix while slowly diminishing their gratitude for the amazing things in life. On the other hand, if you realize that balance and commitment equal sustainability and are passionate to reach that mastery in your life, then you will be inspired. Inspired to learn, live, love and grow. Inspired to create your life around what feels right instead of what looks right.

The first step in a life that feels right is your health, plain and simple. You cannot fully feel anything without optimum health, and prime health is built from the root up… literally. Meaning what goes into your body is a direct correlation with what actions and results will be reaped from what comes out of your body. Crumple up all of those printed diet plans that you got from the internet and throw them in the garbage. Erase from your mind anything that any (for the most part) “professional” bodybuilder or fitness coach has told you in regards to what to eat and when to eat. The real deal will take discipline and dedication, but in the end there is promise and purity that will awaken you from the sleepiness that has engulfed most of your life. With the right foods producing the super nutrients and vitamins that your cells crave, there is no telling what you will be able to do with your life. Limitless.

These vital nutrients and vitamins are received from the right foods. When I say the right foods, I am talking about consciously eating on a daily basis. Before putting anything into your mouth, ask yourself, “is this okay to eat?” Be honest with yourself. Of course we are all at different levels of education, especially with food knowledge, but deep down inside I believe that we all know the difference between bad foods and good foods. Flip the box over and read the Nutritional Facts and ingredients listed, look and feel the food, and really think about it… will this be good or bad for me?

This is a perfect place to start your personal health reformation. Build the foundation with one stone at a time because… there is no immediate gratification with sustaining a healthy lifestyle, but I promise the results from the balance and commitment are out-of-this-world incredible!

Survivor for life,

Mike @ Fully Rooted

Boost Children's Nutrition with the Power of Juice

 

Kids are in a constant state of growth. Their bodies are in great demand of the highest quality foods possible to enrich their inevitable growth and build a foundation of all-around health. The process is easy once the body gets the nutrition that it needs, but getting your children to consistently eat or drink nutritiously is the hard part. Taste, texture, and the marketing of the product play a huge role in how our children eat and drink. It is nice to see more and more health-driven food companies market their products towards the younger crowd, but let’s be honest, it still is not making the difference that we need if we want to change the poor eating habits that the majority of people are stuck in. It is up to us to surround our little ones with food and beverage that will allow them to flourish in their lives. This is where juicing comes in. It is the key to the door that will lead to a more healthier and happier lifestyle. When your child is old enough, don’t you give them a spare key to their home in case of emergency and for general peace of mind? Well, what if you found out that not only could you give your child a key to shelter, but to also good health. Raw cold-pressed juicing does just that.

Whether it is a dozen different fruits and vegetables being juiced or just two types, the result is the same: an abundance of vitamins and micro-nutrients into your child’s body, immediately. This amount of concentrated nutrients (primarily made up of micro-nutrients, phytochemicals, minerals, pro vitamins, and amazing antioxidants) simply cannot be consumed daily with a typical adult diet…  never mind your child’s. But almost anyone can drink 10-12 ounces of juice at least once a day. That is all it takes. One glass = Pure Health. 

Our juice is made by pushing fresh fruits and vegetables through an auger style juicer (http://site.juicerdepot.com/Types_of_Juicers.html). There are different types of juicers, all good for different reasons, but we find this type to be the most efficient when considering quality and cost. You get high quality, unheated juice that is ready for you to drink as is or strained (some fibrous pulp remains in the juice). A little tip: strain all kid’s juices, they will definitely enjoy it better and decrease the possibility of them not liking it. It is a fairly simple three-step process that you can actually involve your kids in to elevate the experience a little more and make it fun for the whole family. First wash and cut the produce. Next, juice! With an auger style juicer you push the fruits and vegetables down through the “drum” and watch the pulp come out the end, while the raw cold-pressed juice drains out of the bottom into your drinking container of choice. Lastly, and this is purely optional, you strain the juice (using an appropriately sized strainer). Enjoy!

It is our responsibility to provide our children the finest nutrients that are available to us. Cold-pressed juicing is the answer, and a fun and exciting one at that! It is the ultimate way to make a shift in health for the next generation. Every child should have a “juicstache”! Try it for yourself or contact us at Fully Rooted to either provide you with the juice itself or ways to educate and inform yourself if you are interested in incorporating a juicing regiment into your life.

Happy Juicing!

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