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Re: OT: To Purnakama - that ph balancing diet book

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  • purnakama2000
    Hi Sharani! Glad to hear that you are also reaping the benefits of non wheat non dairy living. Now, tamari roasted pumpkin seeds sounds awesome. Bragg s amino
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 28, 2006
      Hi Sharani!

      Glad to hear that you are also reaping the benefits of non wheat non
      dairy living.

      Now, tamari roasted pumpkin seeds sounds awesome. Bragg's amino acids
      (similar to tamari) have become my new best friend. It's great on
      salads mixed with hemp oil.

      Every morning I make these amazing shakes with bananas, frozen
      bluberries, soy or goat milk, greens powder, pineapple flavored
      protein powder and stevia. Wowie Zowie! It gets me going for the day
      ( no fatigue or allergic reaction) and I'm good 'till lunch.

      I'd love to hear some more of your food suggestions, and anyone
      else's who also struggle with these food difficulties.

      Oh, and Congrats on your newspaper article!


      --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, sharani_sharani
      <no_reply@...> wrote:
      > Thanks for the information and I'm thrilled for you that your
      > changes have had such a profound effect. I too am taking a holiday
      > from gluten/wheat (even my powdered greens drink is from gluten free
      > grasses), most dairy, virtually all sugar and processed foods. In
      > short week, I feel so much better. Like you I hope that I can stick
      > with this until it becomes normal. I don't know how my new snacks
      > would weigh in with serious food purists but for me to have tamari
      > roasted pumpkin seeds as a delicacy is nothing less than radical.
      > I've also discovered the wonders of tart cherries and their
      > multi-facted healing properties - for instance they are much more
      > powerful than aspirin in killing pain at the same time as being
      > anti-inflammatory, anti-cancerous, antioxidant and they lower blood
      > sugar (there's even more but I'm trying to not do an infomercial
      > here).
      > I will definitely check out the book. I've done cleanses before
      > but never with the conscious angle of alkaline/acid balance. If I'm
      > succeeding in lowering the acidity in my system already, all I can
      > is I like very much the way it feels compared to my recent physical
      > troubles.
      > Sharani
      > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, purnakama2000
      > <no_reply@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Sharani,
      > >
      > > Yes, I did sort of disappear for awhile didn't I?
      > >
      > > Anyway, I'm back, and feeling better than ever, and it's not just
      > > because my flu is gone.
      > >
      > > I'm glad that you brought up this topic,because I've been wanting
      > > share some amazing health revelations that I've had in the past
      > > couple of weeks.
      > >
      > > The book is called "The Miracle Ph Balance for Weight Loss" by
      > > Robert Young, and Shirley Radford Young.
      > > It is an excellent book,with great info on keeping your body more
      > > alkaline, but it is fairly extreme. I could only keep up the
      > > for a short while, but it did help me to discover which foods I
      > > really don't tolerate well, which has led me to a new level of
      > > health.
      > >
      > > In the last couple of years I have gained some weight, and I've
      > > been feeling tired and sluggish a lot of the time, and just not
      > > working on all eight cylinders.
      > >
      > > Recently I decided that I had to do something to change, so I had
      > > dive deep within to figure out what that was. I knew that I could
      > > not follow the regime in the book fully, and that I had to find a
      > > middle way. My intuition was telling me that there were a few
      > > that did not agree with me, and that by eliminating them, somehow
      > > could change my health drastically for the better. Those foods
      > > dairy, wheat, and anything processed with a lot of chemicals and
      > > preservatives in them.
      > >
      > > The change has been amazing! I used to have terrible knee pain
      > > I would stand up from a sitting or crouching position, and within
      > > days of not eating anything with wheat or white flour, the pain
      > > completely disappeared. Within a week of removing these foods
      > > my diet, my stomach shrunk about 3 inches! In the book it says
      > > if you're eating foods that you're body won't tolerate, it will
      > > become bloated, and inflamed. My energy levels have greatly
      > > increased which is I think one reason why I felt so incredibly
      > > last week even though I had the flu.
      > > I feel young again, like I've been given this new energetic life.
      > > even wanted to go running last week,(something I haven't wanted
      > > do in a long time) but the bitterly cold weather and the flu kept
      > > from doing so.
      > >
      > > I know that if I can completely stay away from these foods, I
      > > feel good, but being a food lover, I know that it will not always
      > > easy, but I'm amazed at how my craving for those foods has
      > > I pray that my desire to feel well will overide my desire to eat
      > > things that I shouldn't.
      > >
      > > Ayurveda says that anyone with a kapha constitution (me) or even
      > > with just a kapha imbalance should not eat wheat or dairy. How
      > > simple if we just listen to the wisdom of our bodies :)
      > >
      > > Anyway, I hope that this has helped you somewhat, and I hope that
      > > you find the new health that you're looking for.
      > >
      > > Happy green's drinking :)
      > >
      > > Purnakama
      > >
      > > PS I still indulge in a little organic, chemical and preservative
      > > free dark chocolate. mmmmmmmmmm... a little goes a long way
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, sharani_sharani
      > > <no_reply@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Hi Purnakama,
      > > >
      > > > Hope you're feeling all better. I missed not hearing from you
      for a
      > > > while there. I have a quick question - you had mentioned to me
      > > one
      > > > time that there was a book popular within the centre on
      > > > acidity/alkalinity in one's body. Can you share the title with
      > > and
      > > > a brief window into it? I have received some advice from our
      > > resident
      > > > homeopath in Boston, Begabati, that points to high acidity in my
      > > > system for some of my recent health problems (I'll spare you the
      > > > details of the latest new torments). Funny how certain symptoms
      > > > motivate "tout suite" the readiness to even take a vacation
      from my
      > > > beloved chocolate if befriending powdered green drinks and mucho
      > > > vegetables can help my symptoms. Do you know the title? Have
      > > read
      > > > it? Others feel free to chime in. In my recent priorities and
      > > > lifestyle, it's an adjustment to spend quality time nurturing my
      > > > health through diet but sometimes necessity is the mother of
      > > necessity :-)
      > > >
      > > > Sharani
      > > >
      > >
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