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How My Mom Lost 94lbs and You Can To!

By on December 7, 2015

My husband was killed in a marine accident 23 years ago. It was a tough time in my life…I was depressed, used food for comfort, and soon food became my addiction. I gained weight and became obese, tired, and achy, with several health issues. I would at times try to lose weight, with little success, but ultimately would put it back on.

Juicing became part of my healing process when my doctor almost two years ago told me I was in jeopardy of becoming a diabetic and that my lab numbers were excessively high. I was returning to see my doctor after one year of not making any changes and knew I needed a game plan. I heard about juicing from a couple of FaceBook friends who were posting about it and decided to do some research.

I was blessed and motivated by watching a couple of inspirational documentaries Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead and Fork Over Knives. I tried juicing in late March of 2013 and spoke to my doctor about juicing at my appointment in April and she encouraged me. I then began juicing seriously. My high numbers were taken on 4/2 with my blood pressure 145/93, glucose 111, ALT liver function 44, and total cholesterol 225. Three months later my BP 122/74, glucose 99, ALT liver function 20, and total cholesterol 210; all normal, but stubborn cholesterol that my doctor warned would be the most challenging because of genetics. I’m targeting juicing recipes for cholesterol and my goal is 200.

I have lost 94 lbs. Additional benefits I’ve experienced: Energy, feeling great, clear skin and people telling me I’m glowing and look 10 years younger.

In addition, to juicing 2-3 times per day, I eat organic whole foods, mostly plant based meals at lunch and dinner. I also eat meat, poultry, or fish 2-3 times a week. I definitely buy certified organic grass fed meat, certified organic free-range chicken, and wild caught fish. Of course along with healthy eating I incorporate exercise. I walk 2-3 miles 6 days a week and work out with light weights every other day.

Before I realized it, my entire life style had changed and I had a positive outlook on life. I am committed to sharing my story and helping others. I have a driven life promise and I’m directed in a new path for a healthy life style, conscience of what I eat and grateful every day. My words of encouragement for others: Make a promise for life, give your taste buds and your body time to adjust and crave the goodness of juicing.  If you’d like to learn more about juicing or how we can help you with your fitness goals click here and send us a quick email with your contact info.  We’ll be sure to get back to you ASAP.  Cheers. – Doreen Correia, Co-Founder of Juice With Us

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About Lionel Correia

Lionel is a fitness enthusiast, juicing advocate, and serial entrepreneur. He loves real estate, but is even more passionate about health, wellness and a positive mindset. He’s a graduate of the University of Arizona and prides himself on establishing great habits because great habits lead to great results. His favorite workouts include, yoga, spin class, sprints on the track and resistance training. He believes that if you desire a strong healthy body, you must first build mental toughness because a healthy body requires a disciplined mind and great habits.

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