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Avoiding Grey Hair With Green Smoothies and Raw Food

Lots of people in my workshop ask me if I colour my hair. The answer is no, never.

I turned 50 in 2017. One of the main reasons that I do not have any grey hair, I believe, is that I mainly live on green smoothies and green salads. I love preparing other fully raw organic foods for my family and friends, but after you have been a raw vegan for many years, life gets very simple.

Green smoothies are packed full of minerals, vitamins, organic sodium, protein, and magic fibre. Magic, because 1g of fibre takes out 60g toxins. Greens are also the most alkalising food one can eat, they satisfy the body and take away cravings.
I drink 1 – 2 litres a day. I prepare 4 litres for my husband and 1 litre each for my children. I prepare green smoothies in the morning first thing, and we take them where ever we go.

For a 2 litre Jug I use, for example, 3 bananas, 2 oranges, 1 passionfruit, 1 handful of greens, such as kale, spinach, purslane, rocket, dandelion, Warragul greens, edible weeds, silverbeet, herbs, etc. and about 3-4 cups of water.
Varying your greens is very important. Use any other combination of fruit. I buy only organic and get boxes in season. Sometimes I add frozen berries for the children.

By drinking regular green smoothies, (1 – 2 litres per day), I have experienced a dramatic change in my skin, blood circulation, clarity of mind, and energy. Green smoothies also feed beneficial gut bacteria, they, in turn, will make me crave more greens. The more green smoothies I drink, the more my body craves greens.

Some of you might think that grey hair and ageing depends on our genetic make-up. Yes, it is true that genetics are important, but I believe consuming the right food can overwrite our genetics.

Newest research, nutrigenomics, talks about how food can change our genes. nutrigenomics-harnessing-the-power-of-food-to-change-your-genes

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