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Reboot With Joe

If you're looking to make your life healthier and better in the long run, check out the website Reboot with Joe. This website provides you with tons of healthy recipes and explains what rebooting is.

Why is mcdonalds bad?

A man ate only mcdonalds for an entire month and the effect was more drastic than he would have thought. In this span of time his health deteriorated at an incredible rate. Over just one month he gained 25 pounds and fat started to build up in his liver which is actually life threatening . People actually said he was stupid for what he did to himself in that 30 days because it was so unhealthy. In those 30 days he experienced mood swings, depression, heart palpitations and sexual dysfunction.

Stress: Why we have it?

Whenever you get into a situation that could have a negative outcome for you, or something intense, your body activates it's stress response. Stress response is the bodies built in ‘activation system’, put simply it prepares your body to fight outside sources or flee from them, hence the popular nickname “Fight of flight”.

Why is Alcohol bad?

Alcohol can cause car crashes and other deadly accidents. Alcohol makes some people become violent.
can make good kids make really bad decisions. it can damage the developing brain by killing off brain cells. can hurt your liver, which you need to clean your blood.
can make you feel really depressed and sad, and even become suicidal.
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Recipes that can help change your life style!

Mean Green Juice

This is a recipe created by Joe Cross, and Australian that has inspired many. He used to be very unhealthy but switched his lifestyle around to help himself and others become more healthy.


Recipe:

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 1-2
Serving Size: 16oz. (500 mls)
Ingredients
  • 1 cucumber
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 2 apples
  • 6-8 leaves kale (Australian tuscan cabbage)
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp ginger
Directions
  1. Wash all produce well
  2. Peel the lemon, optional
  3. Juice
  4. Pour over ice
  5. Enjoy!

Chicken and Fruit Salad

INGREDIENTS


  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream

  • 3 tablespoons fruit-flavored vinegar

  • 4 teaspoons sugar

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

  • 8 cups mixed salad greens

  • 2 cups sliced cooked chicken breast, (see Tip)

  • 2 cups chopped melon, such as cantaloupe and/or honeydew

  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted (see Tip)

  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

PREPARATION


  1. Whisk sour cream, vinegar, sugar, poppy seeds, salt and pepper in a large bowl until smooth. Reserve 1/4 cup of the dressing in a small bowl. Add the mixed greens to the large bowl and toss to coat. Divide among 4 plates and top with chicken, melon, walnuts and feta. Drizzle each portion with 1 tablespoon of the reserved dressing.

TIPS & NOTES


  • Tips: To poach chicken breast: Place boneless, skinless chicken breasts in a medium skillet or saucepan and add lightly salted water to cover; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer gently until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the middle, 10 to 12 minutes.
  • To toast chopped or sliced nuts, heat a small dry skillet over medium-low heat. Add nuts and cook, stirring, until lightly browned and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes.

NUTRITION

Per serving: 248 calories; 11 g fat ( 4 g sat , 2 g mono ); 55 mg cholesterol; 18 g carbohydrates; 21 gprotein; 4 g fiber; 346 mg sodium; 371 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (140% daily value), Vitamin C (50% dv).
Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Spiced Lentil and Tomato stew

Ingredients:
¾ cup dry green lentils
1 Tbsp. coconut oil
½ onion
2 cloves garlic
1 box (26 oz.) strained tomatoes
¼ teaspoon turmeric
¼ teaspoon cumin
¼ teaspoon coriander
Dash of chili powder (add more, optional)
¼ teaspoon black pepper
Pinch of sea salt
1 ½ cups brown rice
7 cups water
Fresh cilantro or parsley to garnish

Directions:
1.) Cook rice in a rice cooker or stovetop by combining rice with 3 cups water and a pinch of sea salt.

2.) Cook lentils in pot on stovetop. Boil 4 cups water then reduce heat to a simmer, add lentils. Cover but leave a slit in lid and simmer for 35 minutes until tender checking around 25-30 minutes to prevent overcooking.

3.) Sauté coconut oil, garlic and onion on medium heat in iron skillet or other stove top pan until onion is golden brown, about 5 minutes.

4.) Add lentils, tomato, turmeric, cumin, coriander, chili powder, pepper, salt and turn heat down to low-medium.

5.) Simmer for 15-20 minutes until stew thickens.

6.) Serve stew over brown rice and garnish with cilantro or parsley

7.) Enjoy!

Conclusion

Basically, stay healthy, eat right, and stay active! Remember to check out Reboot with Joe...it helps a lot!

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