I’ve written about Shred 10 in the past. We‘ve learned the secret though. The secret is to keep it up for 4 months straight.
Della and I have tried many diets. None have had long term success except Shred 10. I should start at the beginning though. Watch this from Dr. Mitra Ray and Jake Kelly.
Shred 10 is 10 days of focusing on your health.
eat whole food and substitute Complete Shakes for two meals a day. Don’t forget to take your Juice Plus+ capsules as well
exercise most days
get 8 hours of sleep nightly
gluten and diary
artificial and refined sugars
eating after 6 PM.
We had lots of help with a community, recipe book and guidelines.
Shred 10 is not done just once. It’s a jump start to a healthier life.
Della and I have had some health issues. We want to improve our health and enjoy our retirement. Here’s Dr. Ray again with her reasons for improving her health. She has some excellent information on why water or juice cleanse’s are not the answer.
Shred 10 is for men too. Complete pills have nearly eliminated my gout and Shakes have eliminated my knee joint issues. Here is what other men report.
How did we do in March? Take a look.
Since starting Shred10 in February we’ve gained energy, improved our lifestyle, shred bad habits and lost 26 lbs between us.
We attended a session by Dr. Mitra Ray called Who Should Eat several weeks ago.
The strange title kind of intrigued us. She spoke of the gut micro biome that I’d never heard of. Della and I have spent the last ten years on improving our health. This is the first time its come up.
She told us about the rise in autoimmune diseases that’s reaching epidemic proportions. The list of diseases associated with the micro-biome is huge and includes:
Chronic kidney disease
Dr. Ray contends that a healthy gut biome is critical to our good health. If you have ever been born by cesarean, used antibiotics, eaten gluten, sugary foods, fish, diary, milk regularly, did not play outdoors in the dirt as a child you may not have a strong micro-biome. Look at your micro-biome as a lawn. If you kill the lawn what grows back, weeds.
All diseases begin in the Gut – Hippocrates
You can repair your biome by taking probiotics which contain helpful bacteria like yogurt or supplements. But, you cant buy your micro biome, its specific to your body. The second way is to feed it which she considers the most powerful. Lastly, you can attempt to replace it.
Dr. Ray is a strong proponent of a plant based diet. Della and I are finding our health improves as we consume more and more plants. I doubt that we’ll ever completely move to a plant based diet. However, our portions of beef, chicken, fish are much smaller than they once were.
We’ve learned that the phyto-nutrients (plant nutrients) working in synergy with each other can repair the damage to your body. This is unlike the man made chemicals in vitamins.
Dr. Ray presented a similar talk in Birmingham last year.