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Juicing

Whit

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Beyond

Juice Me Up, Scotty!!!
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Juicing is playing a big part in my recovery. I do not have ME though, just some CFS symptoms.

I only juice carrots, romaine lettuce, cucumbers... sometimes others. Romaine lettuce juice has 25% of all vitamins and minerals when you drink 400 ml like I do!

This juice is the best bang for my bucks. Look for the most nutrient dense vegetable that is not a goitrogen.
 

maryb

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Yes I agree with @Beyond , I'm juicing a whole Romaine lettuce every day with carrots, cucumber and just added kale, I've seen a little improvement over the past few day, been on this regime for about 3 weeks now, about the length of time I would expect before feeling the benefits.
Think leaving the fruit out is a good idea. Just my opinion though.
 

maryb

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@Whit
I wouldn't cook any vegetables first, just try one small piece of raw veg at a time see how you go. Lettuce usually is quite safe. I was okay with blending for a while but then went downhill and couldn't digest all the pulp, went back on the juice and no problems.
 

Little Bluestem

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If you want to add protein at some point, you could try rice protein powder. I think it is more benign than whey protein powder.