Fasting & The Immune System

by urbanjuicepress August 26, 2020

The body is seriously amazing! A study published in the journal, “Cell Stem Cell” (http://www.cell.com/cell-stem-cell/home) has identified the benefits that fasting has on the immune system. Hematopoietic stem cells (stem cells that give rise to all other blood cells including leukocytes otherwise known as white blood cells) are awoken from a dormant state to an active…

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Juice Cleanse

by urbanjuicepress August 26, 2020

In the last post, we talked about fasting and immune system regeneration. We asked, if fasting can initiate cellular renewal of the immune system, can it aid the body in cellular clean-up and regeneration of other body organs and systems? And how does drinking organic cold-pressed juice help? The body is already equipped with detoxification…

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3 Benefits of Chia Seeds

by urbanjuicepress August 26, 2020

1. They help to remove toxins from the gut…Chia seeds form a gelatinous consistency in water. Add a handful of chia seeds to a glass of water and you’ll notice that the water thickens to a gel-like substance. This same process occurs in the gut, which is important for binding excreted toxins and removing them…

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Fruit & Veg Consumption Makes us More Attractive & Fights Against Aging & Disease

by urbanjuicepress August 26, 2020

It’s something we’ve heard before and already know…eating your fruits and vegetables on the daily will help keep you young and protect your body from disease. Well, it’s true and here are some key scientific findings to drive the point home because most of us are still not paying attention and making diet a priority.…

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My personal health journey

by urbanjuicepress August 26, 2020 1 Comment

URBAN JUICE PRESS began with the idea that people can heal themselves and take responsibility for their own health. It was formed from my own lifelong health journey, which began like most people as they mature into adulthood eating the standard Canadian diet. You can imagine what this looks like as we are all familiar…

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