Roasted chicory root benefits • Detoxifies the liver • Aids in digestion, indigestion, constipation by maintaining healthy intestinal flora. • Fights belly fat • Improves metabolism • Assists in blood sugar regulation and reduces arrhythmia, fibrillation and tachycardia. • Inhibits cancer cell growth • Enhances calcium absorption and increase bone density DETOX Super foods *eat 3 daily • • • • • • • • • • Apple Artichoke Asparagus Broccoli berries Cabbage Carrot Fennel Garlic Ginger • • • • • • • • • Lemon Olive oil Onion Quinoa Dark Greens Seaweed Tomato Watercress Yogurt Greek plain fat free Foods that aid in digestion • • • • • • • • Aloe vera juice Apples Cardamom Cinnamon Cumin Chicory root Dandelion root Hot peppers • • • • • • • • Ghee Ginger Fennel Green tea Lemon Papaya Pineapple Sea vegetables PAULA’S TOP 10 DAILY FOODS • Hard boiled eggs • Dandelion root tea • Ginger root • Spinach • Chia seeds • Salmon or tilapia • Red cabbage • Whey protein powder • Cinnamon • Blueberries or cherries Functional calories burned • Beginner’s workout, approx 200 • Moderate workout, approx 300-400 • Intermediate, approx 500 • Advanced, approx 600-800 *** You must have a 500 calorie deficit each day for approx 7 days to lose 1 pound. Combine workouts and healthy eating for success. TEN plants/teas for relieving pain (joints/bones/gout) • dandelion greens/roots • White willow • Ash • Meadowsweet • Horsetail • Fennel • Birch • Nettle • Blackcurrant • Horseweed Dandelion root benefits (Taraxacum officinale; translation- “official remedies for the disorders.”) • • • • Treats symptoms of IBS Used to treat UTI’s & gallbladder issues Detoxifies the liver for smoother digestion Lowers insulin levels GREAT for diabetes (helps with ankle and leg swelling) • Good for circulation • Great for PMS and hormone balance • Helps with inflammation in bones and joints Chia seed benefits • slows down the conversion of carbohydrates into sugars • Lowers insulin spikes in diabetics • Aids in physical endurance by prolonging hydration which keeps electrolytes balanced! Which means less cramping and less dehydration. • Assists in digestion • Builds muscle tissue, especially in adolescents. • Helps regenerate tissue in conditioning for weight lifters and athletes • Tons of dietary soluble fiber!! Whey Protein powder Protein provides the building blocks for hormones and neurotransmitters and antibodies, not to mention being necessary for strong muscles and bones. It is essential for metabolism. Whey protein powder is one of the best ways to obtain the building blocks of glutathione, the most valuable antioxidant of the body. Glutathione is made in the body and is used by the white blood cells and the liver to detoxify poisons in the body. This is necessary for a muscle regeneration while enduring a strength program.