Category Archives: Health Tips

Pear-Avocado Smoothie

Some Facts (about Avocados): A typical serving of avocado (100 g) is moderate to rich in several B vitamins and vitamin K, with good content of vitamin C, vitamin E and potassium (right table, USDA nutrient data). Avocados also contain phytosterols and carotenoids, such as lutein and zeaxanthin.  Avocados have diverse fats. (Source: Read more

Cranberry Pear Blast

Some Facts (about Cranberries): Raw cranberries have moderate levels of vitamin C, dietary fiber and the essential dietary mineral, manganese (each nutrient having more than 10% of the Daily Value per 100 g serving, as well as other essential micro-nutrients in minor amounts. Two comprehensive reviews of available research concluded that there is no evidence that cranberry...
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Joint Comfort Juice

Some Facts (about spinach): In a 100-g serving providing only 23 calories, spinach has a high nutritional value, especially when fresh, frozen, steamed, or quickly boiled. It is a rich source (20% or more of the Daily Value, DV) of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, magnesium, manganese, iron and folate (table). Spinach is a good...
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Green Juice

Ingredients: - 2 cups fresh spinach - 2 cucumbers - 1 pear - 1/2 lemon, peeled   Preperation: (Makes 2 Servings) 1. Juice spinach, cucumbers, pear and lemon. Stir 2. You may garnish it with a piece of celery Disclaimer: This recipe is not proprietary of Healing HandZ Physical Therapy. The recipe was originally taken from some external source and were then modified to make it healthier & more...
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Tangy Tomato Basil

Ingredients: - 2 tomatoes - 4 spring fresh basil - 1 cup fresh spinach - 1/2 lemon, pealed Preperation: (Makes 2 Servings) 1. Juice tomatoes, spinach, basil and lemon. Stir 2. You may garnish it with a piece of celery Disclaimer: This recipe is not proprietary of Healing HandZ Physical Therapy. The recipe was originally taken from some external source and were then modified to make it healthier &...
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Cleansing Green Juice

Ingredients: - 4 leaves bok choy - 1 stalk celery - 1/4 cucumber - 1/4 bulb fennel - 1/2 lemon, peeled Preperation: (Makes 2 Servings) 1. Juice bok choy, celery, cucumber, fennel and lemon. Stir 2. You may garnish it with a piece of celery Disclaimer: This recipe is not proprietary of Healing HandZ Physical Therapy. The recipe was originally taken from some external source and were then modified to make it...
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Arthritis Tonic

Ingredients: - 4 spear asparagus - 3 stalks celery - 1 green apple - 1 cup broccoli florets - 1 cup fresh parsley Preperation: (Makes 2 Servings) 1. Juice asparagus, celery, apple, broccoli and parsley. Stir 2. You may garnish it with a pinch of black pepper Disclaimer: This recipe is not proprietary of Healing HandZ Physical Therapy. The recipe was originally taken from some external source and were then modified...
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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

What is plantar Fascia? The foot is made up of 26 bones, with many strong tissues holding them together. The plantar fascia is a thick tissue that connects the heel bone (calcaneus) to the base of the toes on the bottom of the foot, looks like a series of fat rubber bands. The plantar fascia supports...
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Amazing Green Juice

Ingredients: - 1 cucumber - 1 green apple - 2 stalks celery - 1/2 bulb fennel  (if you can't find it, then skip this) - 3 leaves kale - 1/2 cup apple cider Preperation: (Makes 2 Servings) 1. Juice cucumber, apple, celery, fennel and kale. 2. Pour 1/4 cup of apple cider in a glass and then pour the juice. Stir. 3. You may garnish it with small...
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Anti-Stress Smoothie

Ingredients: - 2 cups frozen blue berries - 1 cup milk - 1 cup Vanilla frozen yogurt - 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted - 1/2 cup ice cubes - 1 tablespoon sweet syrup (on not, if you prefer not to) - 2 spring fresh lavender - 2 table-spoon of Whey-Protein (to substitute this as a meal - otherwise avoid it) Preperation: (Makes 4 Servings) 1. Add...
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