Apr 302013
 

Dr Oz Talks About How Probiotics Can Help To Cleanse Your Gut & Give You An Energy Boost

All week long Dr. Oz will be talking about how to cleanse and detoxify your body to help you to lose weight and feel great by jump starting your energy levels.  During today’s episode Dr. Oz discusses his 3 Day Energy Boosting Cleanse to help you transform your body from the inside out, starting with the health of your gut.

Skin Test To See If You Need To Detox Your Body

Dr. Oz invited Dr. Alejandro Junger (author of Clean Gut) to talk about how low energy levels can often be attributed to the health of your stomach.  Dr. Junger said that cleaning your gut is critical in getting your energy because.  He said that this is because our stomach is where food digestion takes place, but also surrounding the stomach is 80 percent of our immune system.  So how healthy is your gut?    Believe it or not, Dr. Oz said that your skin can tell you how badly you may need to detox your body.  Here is the skin test to determine if a body detox may be in order for you :

  • Pinch some skin on the back of your hand and see how quickly it returns to normal.  The quicker it returns to normal the better.
  • Do you have dry and/or puffy skin?
  • Redness & skin discoloration

Prebiotic Shake Recipe

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Prebiotic Smoothie on Dr. Oz that helps to restore health intestinal flora & increase your energy.

Dr. Junger explained to Dr. Oz that healthy people tend to have more healthy bacteria iin their gut than they have cells in their entire body. Healthy intestinal flora is critical to maintaining high energy levels.  If you have been lacking energy it may be because you need to feed the healthy bacteria in your stomach and this prebiotic recipe that Dr. Junger shared on Dr. Oz would be a great place to start :

Ingredients :

  • 10 oz almond milk
  • 1 medium sized banana
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • handful of spinach
  • 1 scoop of plant based protein powder
  • 2 tsp of apple cider vinegar

Supplements To Take For 3 Day Energy Jump Start Plan

Dr. Alejandro Junger explained to the viewers that bad bacteria can create a barrier in your gut that keeps nutrients from being absorbed. This can rob you of your energy that you have been lacking for so long.  You can combat this by the following supplements that take down the barrier of bad bacteria :

  • During the afternoon take one 400 mg berberine supplement for 3 days
  • Take 1000mg of L-glutamine every afternoon for 3 days
  • Take a 250 mg magnesium supplement before you go to bed for 3 days

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