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Join me for our Monthly MeetUp for Women with Heart Disease

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Join me at Rush/WomenHeart of Chicago West at our next meeting hosted by Rush Heart Center for Women. 

This patient support group is for women, of all ages, with or at risk for heart disease.

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Location:
Rush Oak Park Hospital’s Medical Office Building

2nd Floor, Room 2000, 610 S Maple St., Oak Park, IL

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 (6-7:30PM)

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Speaker: Dr. Lynne Braun, PhD, RN, CNP, Professor, Dept. of Adult and Gerontological Nursing, Rush

University College of Nursing,

Topic: Stress Management

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Dr. Lynne Braun is a nurse practitioner in the Rush Heart and Vascular Institute, focusing on preventive cardiology and women and heart disease. She is also a Professor in the Department of Adult Health and Gerontological Nursing in the Rush College of Nursing. She completed a PhD in Nursing Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1990, and a post-masters certificate as an Adult Nurse Practitioner from Rush University in 1997. She has been on faculty and has held a practice position at Rush University Medical Center since 1980. Her clinical and research interests include cardiovascular risk reduction, exercise, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension management. She served as co-investigator for 3 research grants funded by the National Institutes of Health, currently, a study entitled, “Reducing Health Disparity in African American Women: Adherence to Physical Activity.”  She is Past President of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association. Dr. Braun has been an active volunteer for the American Heart Association since 1980 in numerous capacities. Most recently, she served on the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association of Metropolitan Chicago, Medical Leadership Committee for Chicago’s Go Red Luncheon, Illinois Advocacy Committee, and is Chairperson of the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing. Dr. Braun is regular speaker at the AHA Scientific Sessions on topics related to cardiovascular disease prevention. She is a co-author of four AHA/ACC Scientific Statements, the AHA/ACC statement on Performance Measures for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, and 2 AHA clinical practice guidelines. Dr. Braun is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the American Heart Association, the Institute of Medicine of Chicago, the National Lipid Association, and the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 (6-7:30PM)

imgresSpeaker: Dr. Neelum T. Aggarwal, MD, Cognitive Neurologist, Rush Memory Clinic, Rush University Medical Center

Topic: “Pump” Brain and Cognition

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An Associate Professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and a steering committee member at Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study Group, Dr. Aggarwal, is a cognitive neurologist with particular interest in all types of dementia (Alzheimer’s disease, fronto temporal dementia, vascular dementia and Lewy body dementia). In addition to her active clinical practice, she continues to conduct original research in a variety of large scale community-based studies. She is the co-investigator on multiple grants funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). In addition, she is a speaker to many community and business organizations that seek to gain a better understanding of the changes—cognitively and physically—in the aging process, and is an advisor for community-based and minority health initiatives.

Detox or Cleanse? PREPARING FOR YOUR JOURNEY DAY 1 – DAY 5

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Since this is not my first time detoxing I was looking for something that gave me 10 days of nutrient support and guidance, without being costly.

Once I chose the Garden of Life Raw Cleanse. I was ready to follow the “Master Cleanse- w Lemonade/Cayenne Pepper” prep tips before my cleanse/detox. Preparation allows you to ease into your journey. Which I highly recommend if this is your first time or haven’t cleansed/detoxed in awhile. I will be using this cleanse/detox combo method throughout my journey to rebalanced myself. Day 11-13 I will ease back in to my vegetarian life following a 75% raw daily routine. I suggest you take a few days to work back up from liquids to solids, slowly. Your body will thank you.

What’s the difference?

  • Detoxing seeks solely to eliminating toxins. Includes heavy metals, chemicals found in alcohol, cleaning products, cigarette smoke, prescribed medicine, etc from the body, sometimes specific organs and/or the blood stream.
  • Cleansing seeks mainly to clear out and clean up the GI tract, including eliminating toxic, compacted fecal matter from the bowels, parasites and fungi (like Candida).

Day 1 PREPARING FOR YOUR JOURNEY – TOUGH LOVE

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On the first day of easing in, begin to develop more awareness about the foods you choose and notice which are fresh and raw. Focus on fresh and raw and eliminate all processed foods, meat, dairy, alcohol, caffeine and sugar. Throw them out. These are temptations you want to stay away from. You know they are not healthy so don’t give them to your family or friends, either. Deal?

Day 2 PREPARING FOR YOUR JOURNEY – GREENS AND FRESH FOOD

Detox benefits“Easing In” gives your body a chance to prepare. Most experts suggest a period of a couple days before you begin the actual detox. Make note what is the percentage of raw or fresh food you eat. And challenge yourself and add 20% raw daily.

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Completely eliminate all processed foods, meat, dairy, alcohol, caffeine and processed sugars from your meals. Instead, opt for fresh, organic fruits and fresh, organic vegetables. Eat as much of your food raw as possible.

Day 3 PREPARING FOR YOUR JOURNEY – JUICES AND SMOOTHIES

Switch to a liquid diet to prepare your body and mind for the days ahead. If you have a juicer or blender. I have the Nutri-bullet. I make fresh vegetable, fruit smoothies and juices from organic produce. You can also make light vegetable soups and broths for this day.

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Cabbage juice contains glutamic acid that is highly beneficial for the health of your intestinal tract. People suffering from stomach/peptic ulcer or inflammation has found cabbage juice to be very healing. Some find relief within 2-3 days of daily drinking the juice, some are healed within two weeks from drinking this miracle juice.

Most stomach ulcers could be caused by long-term medication especially aspirin (blood thinner). If you’re on medication, work with your physician to temporarily stop or change your medication when drinking cabbage juice. Once stomach ulcer is healed, the cause of the ulcers will have to be removed to prevent recurrence. Also avoid harmful foods for speedier healing.

Because it’s so effective for maintaining the stomach pH balance, cabbage juice is also beneficial for helping to remedy IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and gastritis. However, the taste of cabbage is rather unpalatable. A good combo is adding carrots, celery and broccoli which are all very mild and gentle on the injured stomach lining, also protecting against constipation and colon problems- ÁMATEAHORA at MeztiSoy.

300Day 4 and 5 YOUR JOURNEY – GARDEN OF LIFE 7 DAY RAW CLEANSE 

It’s a 3 step program, the first is done before breakfast and includes a mouth rinse to support oral health and overall immune system function. The second step is 3 capsules taken with lunch and 3 with dinner to support normal removal of environmental toxins. The 3rd and final step is a powder taken with a minimum of 12 oz of water which helps to catch and hold undesirable compounds in the digestive tract taken about an hour before bed.

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Step 1 of the cleanse, is the mouth rinse, which I really enjoy. P1000319Start observing your tongue’s health. The more its a healthy pink and less like the pic on the right, is best. The Toxin Defense contains a unique combination of oral and intestinal probiotics that work in the mouth to help inhibit harmful toxins from traveling further in the body. This “point-of-entry” defense contributes to overall immune function and promotes microbial balance in the gastrointestinal tract for proper digestion and elimination.The mouth rinse wdrz-tonguechartas interesting, just pour the packet into your mouth add water and swish for 45 seconds. I am working up to 3minutes. You are supposed to swallowed it because of the probiotics but I spit it out. I do have to time it. I’ve been a good swisher which is probably why I have incorporated the coconut oil swishing for a few minutes, too. I am determined. TOXINS OUT!

For breakfast I make a smoothie. Filtered water, a banana and a scoop of Garden of Life Raw Perfect Food, Yum. A spoonful of omega3 to top it off and take my vitamins. Omega 3 is excellent for the Brain. And take the 3 of 6 capsules for RAW CLEANSE.

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I start my Master Cleanse! each afternoon. I got this! Filtered water, scoop of Master Cleanse, organic lemons with skin, and extra cayeene. I also add a few slices of cucumber.I blend three batches in my Nutribullet. And drink it throughout the day.

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Wow!!! Day 4 felt grouchy, irritable, sleepy. I took a shower and apologized to everyone. Then I was fine. I made a raw green salad with Broccolettes. Felt great to eat some thing warm. I let the Broccolettes steam for 2-3mins in coconut oil with herb seasoning and sea salt. Lots of bowel movement!!!  Products are working as scheduled. Ended the evening by taking the last 3 of 6 capsules. And my fiber shake. I’m feeling lighter, waking up with out alarm, mind sharp. Very plRebooteased.

Stay Tuned for my Next 5 days with my Master Cleanse and Garden of Life RAW SuperGreens Cleanse/Detox combo. Then the post Cleanse/Detox combo – A Balance Self.

I’m on fluids, smoothies and master cleanse. By 5pm I have a raw salad and grilled Broccolettes They’re a cruciferous vegetable derived from a cross between broccoli and the Chinese kale called gai lan. And end the night I take the final step. A powder taken with a minimum of 12 oz of water which helps to catch and hold undesirable compounds in the digestive tract taken about an hour before bed.

Sometimes you may not feel well. It maybe your system going thru withdrawal. Happens when you consume lots of anything. Including smoke, tobacco, alcohol, coffee, sugar, drugs etc.

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  • Drink at least the recommended 64 ounces of filtered water each day.
  • Eat fresh fruit, vegetables particularly crucifers and bitter greens (such as broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, endive and radicchio), seeds, nuts and lean protein- organic whenever possible, with wild caught fish.
  • Increase your healthy fat intake by adding 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon each of organic coconut oil, flaxseed oil, cod liver oil and olive oil per day to your diet.
  • Keep high allergen foods, such as dairy and wheat products to a bare minimum.
  • Eliminate caffeine, tea, coffee and alcoholic beverages.
  • Eliminate added sugar, refined flour, processed foods and fatty food with trans fats.
  • Eliminate skin care products with ingredients you can’t pronounce.
  • Use natural cleaning products.

Stay tuned to read more of the rest of my week.

Not Feeling like Your “Usual Self” DETOX. I’m on Day 1 of 1O. You In?

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Ok so I’m ‘fessing up I am not feeling like my usual myself.  I don’t feel I’m looking my best either. And that’s not a great feeling to carry. I realize I’m over due in my detox routine. I consider it like a tuneup or reseting/rebooting my system. You may ask how often? Well I do my best to detox every season. and I am ready.

2014 Fall Fit Health Challenge!!! Join me

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I’ll start detoxing by easing into a raw diet say, I increase my intake by 10% then 20%. I do that the first two days. I generally follow a 75% raw diet.

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300I will be using a 7day RAW Cleanse. And throughout the 10 days I am working on my own version of The Master Cleanse.

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I will be sharing with you my Master Cleanse Journey.

My Master Cleanse concoction is heavy on the organic lemons including the skin and cayenne pepper. Gym, weight training and sauna too.

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By the way for my 90day Fall Fit Challengees’ we are at 10 days away from our next weigh-in, Thursday October 30th. And I’m all in. I will be sharing with you my journey. Let’s do this and bring your gym shoes for the Zumba.

70% of Hispanic-American women have a least one risk factor for heart disease, but only 37% know heart disease is their leading health threat. Let’s talk… Wednesday, October 8, 2014 6:00pm at Rush Oak Park Hospital’s Medical Office Building

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Join us at our Rush/WomenHeart of Chicago West meeting hosted by Rush HeartCenter for Women. We will discuss The Role of Diet and Inflammation in Heart Disease. This patient support group is for women, of all ages, with or at risk for, heart disease. Led by WomenHeart Champions.

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Today, nearly 70% of Hispanic-American women have a least one risk factor for heart disease, but only 37% know heart disease is their leading health threat.

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The Medical Office Building is at 520 S Maple Ave, Oak Park.  Take the elevator to the second floor and turn north when you get off the elevator.  We should be right there.  Please bring a friend.

Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: Rush Oak Park Hospitals Medical Office Building

2nd Floor, Room 2000, 610 S Maple St., Oak Park, IL

Program: The Role of Diet and Inflammation in Heart Disease

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For more information on WomenHeart of Chicago West, contact

WH-ChicagoWest@womenheart.org or call (847) 404-2952 for additional information.

Complimentary parking around the hospital and medical building

Free of charge and priceless! light, heart healthy appetizers served.

WomenHeart is the only national organization dedicated to advancing women’s heart health through advocacy, community education and patient support. As the leading voice for the 41 million American women living or at risk of heart disease. WomenHeart advocates for equal access to quality care and provides information and resources to help women take charge of their heart health

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The Role of Diet and Inflammation in Heart Disease

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Join Rush/WomenHeart of Chicago West at our next meeting hosted by Rush Heart Center for Women. This patient support group is for women, of all ages, with or at risk for, heart disease. 

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The Medical Office Building is at 520 S Maple Ave, Oak Park.  Take the elevator to the second floor and turn north when you get off the elevator.  We should be right there.  Please bring a friend.

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Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: Rush Oak Park Hospitals Medical Office Building

2nd Floor, Room 2000, 610 S Maple St., Oak Park, IL

Program: The Role of Diet and Inflammation in Heart Disease

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For more information on WomenHeart of Chicago West, contact

WH-ChicagoWest@womenheart.org or call (847) 404-2952 for additional information.

Complimentary parking around the hospital and medical building

Free of charge and priceless! light, heart healthy appetizers served.

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WomenHeart is the only national organization dedicated to advancing women’s heart health through advocacy, community education and patient support. As the leading voice for the 41 million American women living or at risk of heart disease, WomenHeart advocates for equal access to quality care and provides information and resources to help women take charge of their heart health

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