Health Hacking Summit – Interview with Alex Azzi

Listen to Oz Garcia and Alex Azzi discuss flow states, peak performance, optimum states of being, and in large measure, you’re going to learn how to be the best you possible!

Biohacking Immortality with Celebrity Nutritionist Oz Garcia

See below to read an interview that Oz Garcia participated in the Immortalists Magazine:

Immortalists Magazine is pleased to present, Oz Garcia, a biohacking pioneer for healthy living & longevity.

Immortalists Magazine – Tell us about your recent biohacking conference for Summit in Aspen?

Oz Garcia Summit is a world wide organization catering to highly sophisticated individuals and thought leaders in the US and around the world. I was privileged to be one of the speakers at the Aspen Summit leading an ongoing series on fighting aging, age reversal, self optimization, neuro and biohacking, mindfulness and mental clarity. The experience was fully immersive. I led a multitude of different activities and approaches to eating, examples of biohacking as well as tools to improve meditation. Part of the full immersion was a range of activities including a cold plunge every morning before class in the Frying Pan River which was 40 degree fahrenheit. Students were invited to also do the opposite before dinner to participate in a heat lodge. Once in class, we did mindfulness meditation. Each day was different to demonstrate different types of health improving practices which were breathing exercises to teach people to relax, reduce anxiety, as well as increase focus and alertness. Both were the anchors to the content presented. The students left with ways to optimize day to day performance, current states of fitness, health etc.

IM – Why do celebrities, Fortune 100 CEO’s, and the super elite seek your advice for wellness & longevity?

OGMy clients are looking for the most relevant information that will amplify their performance at any level. Most people that contact me are well aware of my 40 years working in functional health and medicine. I’ve authored 4 books on the subject matter of personalized nutrition, tactics for life extension, dietary eating guidelines for children and exceptional care for women as they move through stages of their life. Given my early entry into the field of progressive health I’ve built an impeccable reputation leveraged by my 40 years of being a runner and marathoner and it gave me a direct vantage point in terms of what people needed to perform at their best. I focus on the ideal ways to reduce stress, improve immunity, and I was early in the testing methodology of comprehensive blood work and genetic testing before it gained popularity. My network includes elite doctors (from cardiologists, to endocrinologists, gynecologists, etc.) which provide our clients with a stable community and team to work with alongside me.

IM – What is your background?

OGMy background is institutional and my interest began through running at a relatively young age. I also became involved in the budding holistic health community while becoming a leader in macrobiotics, fasting, metabolic performance and an early interest in supplements and nutraceuticals for optimized performance. Very early on I worked for a very progressive naturopathic center in NY which inspired me to open my own clinic.

IM – What do you consider top practices to prevent & treat COVID?

OGGet vaccinated and maintain as good health as possible. Don’t smoke, take nutrition seriously and and behave in ways that don’t compromise health and immunity as well as not being overwhelmed by stress.

IM – What do you consider effective approaches to improve the immune system?

OGBuilding the gut microbiome through probiotics as it is said to regulate 70% or more of your immune system response. That means introducing a broad family of probiotics and fermented foods into diet, eating a highly functional diet with no processed foods at all, moderate alcohol consumption, getting 8 hours high quality sleep daily, working with supplements known to modulate the immune system, in addition to probiotics (which there are many.) Also, we do encourage IV vitamin therapy which also has terrific fortifying effects on the immune system.

IM – Tell us about your new book with Simon and Shuster on Covid Long Haul and immunity to Super Viruses

OGThis book is going be used as a manual to best protect yourself in these times. “How to recover from Covid and Long Haul Covid and prepare your biology for future viruses” It’s a deep dive into everything someone should know during the pandemic. It’s an optimistic book designed to give you hope and doable guidelines to stay well and recover.

IM – Any current news you’d like to share?

OG – After having had Covid myself, it moved me to elevate the quality of my work substantially and understand as much as possibly on how to maintain a strong body under these times and how we can fight aging successfully, how to reverse infirmities as the years go on so our bodies can be as highly function at 70 or 80 as we were 30 years earlier. I help clients stay relevant both in their public and personal lives. We are using this information to teach on how to live longer, better and enjoy a good life as the years go on.

IM – What is your view on Immortality?

OG100 years ago the lifespan for the average well to do male and female in the United States was only in their 40’s. Right now, we’re at a point because of advancements in science hygiene and less environmental threats, we can now have a lifespan that can range up to 120 years of age. There are centenarian communities in the world, also referred to as Blue Zones regions (including Okinawa, Sardinia, Nicoya and Icaria) which reflect our capability to have a healthy human lifespan of 120.

When I think about mortality, I consider my ability to first live a quality life so long as I’m alive. I think about reversing infirmities as I get older so that I can enjoy my current state of being whatever my current life span.

I’m not interested in immortality if there is suffering. If I can maintain a good, long, happy, healthy life and I am on the horse trail riding in Central Park and that’s when I go, I will consider that Immortality.

Interview with Uptime.App

Watch this interview with Oz Garcia and Uptime App to learn about why probiotics are a miracle for your gut health.

 

Osteostrong Interview With Oz Garcia

Watch Oz Garcia’s appearance on Osteostrong’s UnbreakableMe Wellness Podcast:

Dr. Oz Garcia is recognized as a leading authority on age reversal and healthy aging. As “nutritionist to the stars” Oz is the go-to nutritionist for A-List celebrities and Fortune 100 CEOs. His unique and customized approach to nutrition and anti-aging coupled with more than 40-years of experience has made Oz one of the most recognizable names in the industry. He has lectured all over the world and has been a pioneer in the study of nutrition and anti-aging.

Oz is the bestselling author of four booksThe Food Cure for KidsThe BalanceLook and Feel Fabulous Forever, and Redesigning 50: The No-Plastic-Surgery Guide to 21st-Century Age Defiance (HarperCollins). He has been voted best nutritionist by New York Magazine and is frequently called upon by some of the most respected names in medicine and news media for his up-to-the-minute views on nutrition and its role in aging and longevity.

Three Things… Daily Practices For a Long Life

Watch this interview with Dr. Oz to learn what to practice to change the quality of your life and health.

 

What You Eat and Supplement with Matters. Especially now…

For most of the population that is cooped up at home, people are becoming lazy about what they are eating. Convenience eating, Netflix binge eating and general overeating (especially the wrong foods) are becoming especially problematic. We all know that using vitamins and supplements build the immune system. I can’t stress enough the importance of the right nutrients and supplements during a time when the world is at risk of becoming sick, but what about food?

As it turns out, there is a very strong relationship between the food you eat and your ability to fend off colds, flu’s and viruses. You have to be very careful with the consumption of processed foods and foods high in sugar since they are known to cause inflammation (which can trigger an immune response). Opt for foods that are high in vegetable and fruit chemicals. At the moment, supermarkets are still open and you can have access to fruits and vegetables both fresh and frozen.

Proteins: Be choosy when it comes to proteins. Lean quality proteins should include wild seafood, organic poultry and high quality GMO free beef, and lamb. Since there’s a shortage in a lot of stores, do the best you can to get the healthiest selections you have access too.

Starches: Watch out for gluten and wheat since they take up room in your immune system. If you can’t resist pastas, look for ones that are rice or bean based. Alternatively, Zoodles made from zucchini make a good swap. The best rice choices are temple style, wild, Jasmine and basmati. Quinoa, yams, squash and steel cut oatmeal are also good to have on hand.

If you are curious about recipes, Google Mediterranean Diet, Asian Diet or Mediterrasian Diet which all contain the foods mentioned.

What about vitamins and supplements? Some of my top immune building supplements are not just the ones we all know about such as Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Zinc and Echinacea. There are plenty of supplements that have healing properties that don’t get nearly enough recognition.

Beta Glucans are naturally occurring polysaccharides. We see it in foods like oatmeal and that’s part of the reason it reduces cholesterol. Beta Glucans increase host immune defense by enhancing macrophages and natural killer cell function.

Probiotics aid tremendously in immune function since we know that 70- 80% of our immune system lives in the gut. Currently there is new science coming out every day on the gut microbiome and its relationship to our overall health. Probiotics should not only be used as a foundational supplement, but really strengthen the ability to fend off illnesses. We can introduce a wide variety of probiotics through yogurts from dairy and also coconut or almond milk based. Probiotic nasal spray is also beneficial and can be used on daily basis.

Glutathione: is referred to as The Master Antioxidant. It plays a major role in detoxification and building immunity. Glutathione levels decline with age, when we are not well, and even after taking over the counter pain killers. We can improve our glutathione levels by supplementing with glutathione orally, although the best absorption is intravenously.

N- Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) helps to make the antioxidant glutathione. In addition to its ability to detoxify, it is powerful in protecting the lungs and clears out the blood and different pathogens.

Fat (the good kind) is crucial and can help power immunity. High quality fats like avocado, avocado oil , olive oil, high quality butter etc. can be useful to put you into ketosis. Exogenous ketones taken in supplement form can also help you get there. When the body goes into ketosis it enters a protective state  against viruses and improves lung function. Studies have shown that a ketogenic diet can work against flu related inflammation and improves the body’s immune response.

Schedule a Consultation

If you are interested in learning more, we are still available for appoints, so schedule today. Please schedule below or contact us by email: info@ozgarcia.com or phone: 917-924-5176.

Quick Fix: 10 Meals To Make For the Non Practicing Cook

We get it — you don’t always have the time to cook, and you definitely don’t always have the time to learn how to cook properly. This is one of the great dilemmas for the modern mover (aka…you). But have no fear, Sakara Life is here. With a little help from a healthy fridge stocked with your favorite whole food essentials, you too can turn any seemingly complicated meal into quick + simple nourishment, no previous cooking-knowledge required. See below for some of our favorite on the go ideas (all without a serving of quinoa in sight!):

1. Toast with Toppers*
What We Made: We topped our slices of crusty, organic and locally made whole wheat bread with a layer of mashed chickpeas, green peas, sliced radish, chopped mint and arugula sprouts with the finishing touches of salt + pepper + extra virgin olive oil to taste.

2. Smoothie
Blend two cups of mango, 2-3 tbsp of lime juice, 2 cups of unsweetened coconut water, and a pinch of cayenne until smooth and you’ve got yoursel a beauty smoothie! You’re welcome.

3. Salad with Egg and Avocado
What We Made: Massaged kale, topped with avocado and a fried egg. Feel free to make your egg poached, scrambled, hard boiled or however you like it best. There’s no wrong answer here. Season with salt + pepper and top with hemp hearts. Add a little fire with a pinch of red pepper flakes or a drizzle of sriracha!

4. Yogurt with Fruit and Granola
Having individual cups of your favorite organic yogurt in the fridge for a grab and go snack is key. Add antioxidant beauty fruits like raspberries, blackberries and/or blueberries topped the best granola in the world ( ) and you’ve got a simple yet solid breakfast on your hands.

5. Loaded Sweet Potato*
What We Made: A baked sweet potato with coconut oil (45 min at 350 degrees or 4-5 minutes in the trusty microwave) loaded with organic black beans, steamed broccolini, coconut bacon and chives. Drizzle with more melted coconut oil on top and make sure to season well.

6. Lettuce Wraps
Lay out a few lettuce leaves such as Boston lettuce and fill with you’re favorite crunchy veggies i.e. matchstick carrots, sliced zucchini, bean spouts, bell peppers, red cabbage and avocado for some creaminess and garnish with basil leaves and mint. Top them off with toasted sesame oil, grated ginger and chopped peanuts for a little Vietnamese flare.

7. Sliced Veggies with Hummus and Sea Salt
Choose vegetables you wouldn’t normally go for to mix things up! We love jicama, yellow squash, watermelon radishes, sugar snap peas, asparagus, cucumbers, peppers, cauliflower, broccoli and then the obvious carrot and celery stick combo. Another tip is to prep veggies on a Sunday for the week ahead.

8. Fruit + Nut Butters
What We Made: Slices of our favorite fruits: pears, apples, and bananas with a heaping tablespoon of almond butter. We also love cashew, macadamia and peanut butters and those adorable little squeeze packs that they come in as well.

9. Mediteranean Salad
What We Made: A mix of sliced heirloom cherry tomatoes, seedless cucumber, red onion, with lots and lots of parsley + cilantro and of course extra virgin olive oil and salt + (extra) pepper.

10. Tofu Burgers
You may have to pull out your frying pan for this one but it’ll be worth it. Cut extra firm tofu into 1 inch thick patties and sauté in coconut oil for 1-2 minutes per side. Top tofu burger with spicy vegan mayo, arugula and thinly sliced radishes. Serve on lightly toasted nut bread and enjoy.

 

Article Courtsey of Sakara Life. Photography by Lianna Tarantin.

 

 

 

Understanding Quantum Diagnostics

Quantum Diagnostics is a powerful modality practiced by our nurse Leila Nassi. We must first recognize that every object has a natural vibratory rate. This is called its resonance. One of the basic principles of using frequencies as a healing modality is to understand the idea that every organ, bone, tissue and system in the body is in a state of vibration. When we are in a state of health, the body puts out an overall harmonic of health. However, when a frequency that is counter to our health sets itself up in some portion of the body, it creates a disharmony that we call dis-ease. When we are unhappy emotionally and energetically it keeps us at the wrong vibration.

Quantum Diagnostics offers a completely non-invasive method of diagnosis and treatment, practically unlimited in its ability to diagnose the cause of the cellular electrical imbalance of the ailment and symptoms and provide the balancing treatment of electro-magnetic frequencies to the cells and bring them back into harmony, thus returning the patient back to health.

The first stage involves the diagnostics of the patient. This technology can read the DNA frequencies of the individual cell groups and identify very specifically any imbalanced organs, functions or systems within the body. This includes, but is not limited to: neurotransmitter activity within the brain, tumors or fibrosis within organ tissue, damaged or strained nervous system, microbiological and parasitic detection, hormone deficiency as well as cancers and even mental disease.

The next stage involves the technology calibrating the balancing frequencies of the cells and transmitting these LFMR frequencies to the patient via magnetic card and homeopathic globules for the duration of the treatment, which is 6 months, until the cells rebalance the organs, tissue, nervous system, immune system, etc. whereupon the body, mind, spirit become whole.

The diagnostics also includes a Nutrition Report, which discloses both harmful and beneficial foods the patient should eliminate or incorporate into their diet. These include foods of various degrees of importance, from beef to dairy, to enzymes and amino acids, specific to each patient in their current condition, which makes sense as the food consumed is also is made from energy and the idea is to consume energies beneficial to the body, which crucially aids in their recovery. By the time the treatment is complete the patient can become consciously aware of those foods beneficial or not to their body and is free to then choose for themselves what is best for them.

Again, the conscious person today who understands that all are connected to, and are a part of, what science calls the Infinite Quantum Field can understand how affecting the electro-magnetics of the cells, even remotely, can influence their re-balancing and re-harmonizing of the body, mind and spirit.

DIAGNOSTICS:
In diagnosis through Resonance Technology we send low frequency stimulation to the body and scan the quality of response between the patient’s molecular transmitters and receptors. The result is a complete picture of each cell, organ and system in the patient’s body and consequently, of the health or source of illness.

Quantum Diagnostics can not only pick up a disturbance that’s already manifesting at the physical level, but can actually pick it up at the subtle energetic level before it is an illness. The Therapy consists of identifying the optimal molecular frequency of each cell and through a series of delivery systems replacing the existing distorted cellular information with a healthy one. After a short period of time, the body creates new cellular memory and holds on to the new frequency of health.

 

 

Oz’s 7 Day Cleanse

Detox doesn’t need to be difficult or confusing. The cleanse I put my clients on is neither a fad nor a crash diet making empty promises of a dramatic, instantaneous drop in pounds. My method sticks to the science of effective, long-term weight loss by encouraging you to eat whole, nutritious foods, pay attention to your daily food intake, and follow a regular schedule of exercise.

Begin with eliminating certain types of food, including red meat, white wheat, sugar, caffeine, and alcohol. Adopt a style of eating that includes lots of fruits and vegetables and limited portions of seafood. Begin substituting your favorite foods for those that are healthy but still satisfying by following this plan. And remember: Drink an 8 ounce glass of warm water with lemon every morning, and eight more glasses of fresh water throughout the day.

DAY 1

Breakfast: Instead of a bagel with cream cheese, try a protein-rich omelette with 2-3 egg whites (plus one yolk, optional) stuffed with cooked vegetables. Alternatively, make a quick meal of mixed fruit that includes melon, pineapple, and berries. (When reaching for fruit, blueberries, strawberries, and cherries are always a good choice; avoid citrus juices and bananas, which are very high in sugar.)

Lunch: Nix the sandwiches and chips. A nicoise salad, made with tuna, sliced egg, and olives, is a great source of protein. Add string beans and onions, and dress with olive oil and lemon. Or try a 4-to 6-ounce piece of broiled salmon with tomato, grilled mushrooms, and onions on a bed of mixed greens. Top with mustard, low-sugar ketchup, or pickles for an extra punch of flavor.

Dinner: Hold the pasta and rolls and opt for 6 to 8 grilled shrimp with whole-grain couscous and steamed broccoli, or your favorite veggies and seasonings.

Snack: If you’re craving a between-meal snack before dinner, go for an 8- to 10-ounce serving of fresh celery, cucumber and parsley juice, with a little carrot and ginger thrown in for sweetness and punch.

DAY 2

Breakfast: This morning, try a refreshing fruit yogurt smoothie. In a blender, combine 2 ounces of pomegranate juice (or comparable juice as a base), fresh slices of mango, a small handful of blueberries and strawberries, bioactive yogurt, and ice. Blend until smooth. Or enjoy a cup of plain bioactive yogurt and fresh blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries. Quality yogurt is rich in probiotic acidophilus, which fights infection, aids in digestion, and boosts your immune system.

Lunch: Take a break with 4-6 ounces of tofu with grilled vegetables, such as asparagus, carrots, and broccoli, drizzled with olive oil. Or try a beet salad with lemon, feta, or goat cheese, mixed greens, and a touch of Dijon mustard or balsamic vinegar.

Dinner: 4 to 6 ounces of salmon with lemon and garlic, warm asparagus, mixed green salad with broccoli florets and cucumber.

Snack: 8 to 10 ounces of celery, beet, cucumber, and parsley juice.

DAY 3

Breakfast: have a 10-ounce glass of celery, cucumber, kale, parsley, cabbage and carrot juice.

Snack: Half an apple with one tablespoon of almond butter.

Lunch: Tuna salad with shredded lettuce, tomato, avocado, and sprouts, along with 8 to 10 ounces of cabbage, parsley, cucumber, beet and ginger juice.

Dinner: A delightful, healthy dinner choice of broiled salmon with dill and wild rice served with mixed greens. Or, if you’re dining out, a great alternative is sushi or sashimi with an assortment of raw fish and vegetables.

Snack: 1 pear with 12 raw almonds

DAY 4

Breakfast: Begin your day with an energizing protein shake made with two scoops of whey powder and 8 to 10 ounces of almond milk or water. Toss in an assortment of berries and half a sliced banana. Sprinkle in ground flaxseed, which is a rich source of omega-3 fats.

Lunch: Indulge in a Greek salad with 4 to 6 ounces of grilled or broiled fish on a bed of mesclun greens, tomatoes, and cucumbers. Dress up your salad with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and two rice crackers.

Dinner: Stir-fry tofu, broccoli, carrots and cabbage Thai-style with ginger, turmeric, sesame seeds, and sesame oil, and serve on a bed of vegetable quinoa or basmati rice.

Snack: Take a break with a rice cracker or piece of celery, served with almond butter.

DAY 5

Breakfast: Have a 10-ounce glass of celery, cucumber, kale, parsley, cabbage, and carrot juice.

Lunch: Serve 4 to 6 ounces of crabmeat (canned is fine) on a bed of salad greens with canola- or soy-based mayonnaise. Or have an exotic Middle Eastern plate served with wheat-free pita bread, hummus, tabouleh and yogurt dip. Garnish with sun-dried tomatoes, olives, and a sliced hard-boiled egg.

Dinner: Tonight it’s steamed vegetables, drizzled with olive oil and ½ cup of protein-rich quinoa, plus an 8-ounce serving of carrot, celery, parsley, and cucumber juice.

Snack: Grab a handful of mixed raw nuts.

DAY 6

Breakfast: An 8 to 10-ounce glass of cabbage, parsley, cucumber, beet, and ginger juice is a refreshing wake-up.

Lunch: Warm up with a cup of lentil or vegetable soup. Serve with a slice of gluten-free bread dipped in a tablespoon of olive oil. Or dine on a Greek-style lunch with 4 to 6 ounces of canned tuna or sardines in a salad prepared with feta cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, and sliced peppers. Dress with olive oil.

Dinner: Have a delectable dinner consisting of a 6-ounce grilled bluefin or albacore tuna steak with 1 cup of stir-fried or grilled zucchini, eggplant, broccoli spears, and red and green peppers drizzled with olive oil. Top off with shaved parmesan cheese.

Snack: Reach for a crunchy Granny Smith apple or one hard-boiled egg.

DAY 7

Breakfast: It’s juice day. Have a 10-ounce juice of celery, cucumber, kale, parsley, and cabbage with a little carrot.

Lunch: Another 10-ounce juice of celery, cucumber, and green apple.

Dinner: A 10-ounce juice of kale, cucumber, carrot, parsley, and ginger.

*Note: When doing a day of all juices, make sure to drink plenty of water to stay full and enhance cleansing. Use lemon and or cucumber to flavor if desired. Herbal tea without sugar is great, too.

 

Health Hacking Summit – Interview with Alex Azzi

Listen to Oz Garcia and Alex Azzi discuss flow states, peak performance, optimum states of being, and in large measure, you’re going to learn how to be the best you possible!

Biohacking Immortality with Celebrity Nutritionist Oz Garcia

See below to read an interview that Oz Garcia participated in the Immortalists Magazine:

Immortalists Magazine is pleased to present, Oz Garcia, a biohacking pioneer for healthy living & longevity.

Immortalists Magazine – Tell us about your recent biohacking conference for Summit in Aspen?

Oz Garcia Summit is a world wide organization catering to highly sophisticated individuals and thought leaders in the US and around the world. I was privileged to be one of the speakers at the Aspen Summit leading an ongoing series on fighting aging, age reversal, self optimization, neuro and biohacking, mindfulness and mental clarity. The experience was fully immersive. I led a multitude of different activities and approaches to eating, examples of biohacking as well as tools to improve meditation. Part of the full immersion was a range of activities including a cold plunge every morning before class in the Frying Pan River which was 40 degree fahrenheit. Students were invited to also do the opposite before dinner to participate in a heat lodge. Once in class, we did mindfulness meditation. Each day was different to demonstrate different types of health improving practices which were breathing exercises to teach people to relax, reduce anxiety, as well as increase focus and alertness. Both were the anchors to the content presented. The students left with ways to optimize day to day performance, current states of fitness, health etc.

IM – Why do celebrities, Fortune 100 CEO’s, and the super elite seek your advice for wellness & longevity?

OGMy clients are looking for the most relevant information that will amplify their performance at any level. Most people that contact me are well aware of my 40 years working in functional health and medicine. I’ve authored 4 books on the subject matter of personalized nutrition, tactics for life extension, dietary eating guidelines for children and exceptional care for women as they move through stages of their life. Given my early entry into the field of progressive health I’ve built an impeccable reputation leveraged by my 40 years of being a runner and marathoner and it gave me a direct vantage point in terms of what people needed to perform at their best. I focus on the ideal ways to reduce stress, improve immunity, and I was early in the testing methodology of comprehensive blood work and genetic testing before it gained popularity. My network includes elite doctors (from cardiologists, to endocrinologists, gynecologists, etc.) which provide our clients with a stable community and team to work with alongside me.

IM – What is your background?

OGMy background is institutional and my interest began through running at a relatively young age. I also became involved in the budding holistic health community while becoming a leader in macrobiotics, fasting, metabolic performance and an early interest in supplements and nutraceuticals for optimized performance. Very early on I worked for a very progressive naturopathic center in NY which inspired me to open my own clinic.

IM – What do you consider top practices to prevent & treat COVID?

OGGet vaccinated and maintain as good health as possible. Don’t smoke, take nutrition seriously and and behave in ways that don’t compromise health and immunity as well as not being overwhelmed by stress.

IM – What do you consider effective approaches to improve the immune system?

OGBuilding the gut microbiome through probiotics as it is said to regulate 70% or more of your immune system response. That means introducing a broad family of probiotics and fermented foods into diet, eating a highly functional diet with no processed foods at all, moderate alcohol consumption, getting 8 hours high quality sleep daily, working with supplements known to modulate the immune system, in addition to probiotics (which there are many.) Also, we do encourage IV vitamin therapy which also has terrific fortifying effects on the immune system.

IM – Tell us about your new book with Simon and Shuster on Covid Long Haul and immunity to Super Viruses

OGThis book is going be used as a manual to best protect yourself in these times. “How to recover from Covid and Long Haul Covid and prepare your biology for future viruses” It’s a deep dive into everything someone should know during the pandemic. It’s an optimistic book designed to give you hope and doable guidelines to stay well and recover.

IM – Any current news you’d like to share?

OG – After having had Covid myself, it moved me to elevate the quality of my work substantially and understand as much as possibly on how to maintain a strong body under these times and how we can fight aging successfully, how to reverse infirmities as the years go on so our bodies can be as highly function at 70 or 80 as we were 30 years earlier. I help clients stay relevant both in their public and personal lives. We are using this information to teach on how to live longer, better and enjoy a good life as the years go on.

IM – What is your view on Immortality?

OG100 years ago the lifespan for the average well to do male and female in the United States was only in their 40’s. Right now, we’re at a point because of advancements in science hygiene and less environmental threats, we can now have a lifespan that can range up to 120 years of age. There are centenarian communities in the world, also referred to as Blue Zones regions (including Okinawa, Sardinia, Nicoya and Icaria) which reflect our capability to have a healthy human lifespan of 120.

When I think about mortality, I consider my ability to first live a quality life so long as I’m alive. I think about reversing infirmities as I get older so that I can enjoy my current state of being whatever my current life span.

I’m not interested in immortality if there is suffering. If I can maintain a good, long, happy, healthy life and I am on the horse trail riding in Central Park and that’s when I go, I will consider that Immortality.

Interview with Uptime.App

Watch this interview with Oz Garcia and Uptime App to learn about why probiotics are a miracle for your gut health.

 

Osteostrong Interview With Oz Garcia

Watch Oz Garcia’s appearance on Osteostrong’s UnbreakableMe Wellness Podcast:

Dr. Oz Garcia is recognized as a leading authority on age reversal and healthy aging. As “nutritionist to the stars” Oz is the go-to nutritionist for A-List celebrities and Fortune 100 CEOs. His unique and customized approach to nutrition and anti-aging coupled with more than 40-years of experience has made Oz one of the most recognizable names in the industry. He has lectured all over the world and has been a pioneer in the study of nutrition and anti-aging.

Oz is the bestselling author of four booksThe Food Cure for KidsThe BalanceLook and Feel Fabulous Forever, and Redesigning 50: The No-Plastic-Surgery Guide to 21st-Century Age Defiance (HarperCollins). He has been voted best nutritionist by New York Magazine and is frequently called upon by some of the most respected names in medicine and news media for his up-to-the-minute views on nutrition and its role in aging and longevity.

Three Things… Daily Practices For a Long Life

Watch this interview with Dr. Oz to learn what to practice to change the quality of your life and health.

 

What You Eat and Supplement with Matters. Especially now…

For most of the population that is cooped up at home, people are becoming lazy about what they are eating. Convenience eating, Netflix binge eating and general overeating (especially the wrong foods) are becoming especially problematic. We all know that using vitamins and supplements build the immune system. I can’t stress enough the importance of the right nutrients and supplements during a time when the world is at risk of becoming sick, but what about food?

As it turns out, there is a very strong relationship between the food you eat and your ability to fend off colds, flu’s and viruses. You have to be very careful with the consumption of processed foods and foods high in sugar since they are known to cause inflammation (which can trigger an immune response). Opt for foods that are high in vegetable and fruit chemicals. At the moment, supermarkets are still open and you can have access to fruits and vegetables both fresh and frozen.

Proteins: Be choosy when it comes to proteins. Lean quality proteins should include wild seafood, organic poultry and high quality GMO free beef, and lamb. Since there’s a shortage in a lot of stores, do the best you can to get the healthiest selections you have access too.

Starches: Watch out for gluten and wheat since they take up room in your immune system. If you can’t resist pastas, look for ones that are rice or bean based. Alternatively, Zoodles made from zucchini make a good swap. The best rice choices are temple style, wild, Jasmine and basmati. Quinoa, yams, squash and steel cut oatmeal are also good to have on hand.

If you are curious about recipes, Google Mediterranean Diet, Asian Diet or Mediterrasian Diet which all contain the foods mentioned.

What about vitamins and supplements? Some of my top immune building supplements are not just the ones we all know about such as Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Zinc and Echinacea. There are plenty of supplements that have healing properties that don’t get nearly enough recognition.

Beta Glucans are naturally occurring polysaccharides. We see it in foods like oatmeal and that’s part of the reason it reduces cholesterol. Beta Glucans increase host immune defense by enhancing macrophages and natural killer cell function.

Probiotics aid tremendously in immune function since we know that 70- 80% of our immune system lives in the gut. Currently there is new science coming out every day on the gut microbiome and its relationship to our overall health. Probiotics should not only be used as a foundational supplement, but really strengthen the ability to fend off illnesses. We can introduce a wide variety of probiotics through yogurts from dairy and also coconut or almond milk based. Probiotic nasal spray is also beneficial and can be used on daily basis.

Glutathione: is referred to as The Master Antioxidant. It plays a major role in detoxification and building immunity. Glutathione levels decline with age, when we are not well, and even after taking over the counter pain killers. We can improve our glutathione levels by supplementing with glutathione orally, although the best absorption is intravenously.

N- Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) helps to make the antioxidant glutathione. In addition to its ability to detoxify, it is powerful in protecting the lungs and clears out the blood and different pathogens.

Fat (the good kind) is crucial and can help power immunity. High quality fats like avocado, avocado oil , olive oil, high quality butter etc. can be useful to put you into ketosis. Exogenous ketones taken in supplement form can also help you get there. When the body goes into ketosis it enters a protective state  against viruses and improves lung function. Studies have shown that a ketogenic diet can work against flu related inflammation and improves the body’s immune response.

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Quick Fix: 10 Meals To Make For the Non Practicing Cook

We get it — you don’t always have the time to cook, and you definitely don’t always have the time to learn how to cook properly. This is one of the great dilemmas for the modern mover (aka…you). But have no fear, Sakara Life is here. With a little help from a healthy fridge stocked with your favorite whole food essentials, you too can turn any seemingly complicated meal into quick + simple nourishment, no previous cooking-knowledge required. See below for some of our favorite on the go ideas (all without a serving of quinoa in sight!):

1. Toast with Toppers*
What We Made: We topped our slices of crusty, organic and locally made whole wheat bread with a layer of mashed chickpeas, green peas, sliced radish, chopped mint and arugula sprouts with the finishing touches of salt + pepper + extra virgin olive oil to taste.

2. Smoothie
Blend two cups of mango, 2-3 tbsp of lime juice, 2 cups of unsweetened coconut water, and a pinch of cayenne until smooth and you’ve got yoursel a beauty smoothie! You’re welcome.

3. Salad with Egg and Avocado
What We Made: Massaged kale, topped with avocado and a fried egg. Feel free to make your egg poached, scrambled, hard boiled or however you like it best. There’s no wrong answer here. Season with salt + pepper and top with hemp hearts. Add a little fire with a pinch of red pepper flakes or a drizzle of sriracha!

4. Yogurt with Fruit and Granola
Having individual cups of your favorite organic yogurt in the fridge for a grab and go snack is key. Add antioxidant beauty fruits like raspberries, blackberries and/or blueberries topped the best granola in the world ( ) and you’ve got a simple yet solid breakfast on your hands.

5. Loaded Sweet Potato*
What We Made: A baked sweet potato with coconut oil (45 min at 350 degrees or 4-5 minutes in the trusty microwave) loaded with organic black beans, steamed broccolini, coconut bacon and chives. Drizzle with more melted coconut oil on top and make sure to season well.

6. Lettuce Wraps
Lay out a few lettuce leaves such as Boston lettuce and fill with you’re favorite crunchy veggies i.e. matchstick carrots, sliced zucchini, bean spouts, bell peppers, red cabbage and avocado for some creaminess and garnish with basil leaves and mint. Top them off with toasted sesame oil, grated ginger and chopped peanuts for a little Vietnamese flare.

7. Sliced Veggies with Hummus and Sea Salt
Choose vegetables you wouldn’t normally go for to mix things up! We love jicama, yellow squash, watermelon radishes, sugar snap peas, asparagus, cucumbers, peppers, cauliflower, broccoli and then the obvious carrot and celery stick combo. Another tip is to prep veggies on a Sunday for the week ahead.

8. Fruit + Nut Butters
What We Made: Slices of our favorite fruits: pears, apples, and bananas with a heaping tablespoon of almond butter. We also love cashew, macadamia and peanut butters and those adorable little squeeze packs that they come in as well.

9. Mediteranean Salad
What We Made: A mix of sliced heirloom cherry tomatoes, seedless cucumber, red onion, with lots and lots of parsley + cilantro and of course extra virgin olive oil and salt + (extra) pepper.

10. Tofu Burgers
You may have to pull out your frying pan for this one but it’ll be worth it. Cut extra firm tofu into 1 inch thick patties and sauté in coconut oil for 1-2 minutes per side. Top tofu burger with spicy vegan mayo, arugula and thinly sliced radishes. Serve on lightly toasted nut bread and enjoy.

 

Article Courtsey of Sakara Life. Photography by Lianna Tarantin.

 

 

 

Understanding Quantum Diagnostics

Quantum Diagnostics is a powerful modality practiced by our nurse Leila Nassi. We must first recognize that every object has a natural vibratory rate. This is called its resonance. One of the basic principles of using frequencies as a healing modality is to understand the idea that every organ, bone, tissue and system in the body is in a state of vibration. When we are in a state of health, the body puts out an overall harmonic of health. However, when a frequency that is counter to our health sets itself up in some portion of the body, it creates a disharmony that we call dis-ease. When we are unhappy emotionally and energetically it keeps us at the wrong vibration.

Quantum Diagnostics offers a completely non-invasive method of diagnosis and treatment, practically unlimited in its ability to diagnose the cause of the cellular electrical imbalance of the ailment and symptoms and provide the balancing treatment of electro-magnetic frequencies to the cells and bring them back into harmony, thus returning the patient back to health.

The first stage involves the diagnostics of the patient. This technology can read the DNA frequencies of the individual cell groups and identify very specifically any imbalanced organs, functions or systems within the body. This includes, but is not limited to: neurotransmitter activity within the brain, tumors or fibrosis within organ tissue, damaged or strained nervous system, microbiological and parasitic detection, hormone deficiency as well as cancers and even mental disease.

The next stage involves the technology calibrating the balancing frequencies of the cells and transmitting these LFMR frequencies to the patient via magnetic card and homeopathic globules for the duration of the treatment, which is 6 months, until the cells rebalance the organs, tissue, nervous system, immune system, etc. whereupon the body, mind, spirit become whole.

The diagnostics also includes a Nutrition Report, which discloses both harmful and beneficial foods the patient should eliminate or incorporate into their diet. These include foods of various degrees of importance, from beef to dairy, to enzymes and amino acids, specific to each patient in their current condition, which makes sense as the food consumed is also is made from energy and the idea is to consume energies beneficial to the body, which crucially aids in their recovery. By the time the treatment is complete the patient can become consciously aware of those foods beneficial or not to their body and is free to then choose for themselves what is best for them.

Again, the conscious person today who understands that all are connected to, and are a part of, what science calls the Infinite Quantum Field can understand how affecting the electro-magnetics of the cells, even remotely, can influence their re-balancing and re-harmonizing of the body, mind and spirit.

DIAGNOSTICS:
In diagnosis through Resonance Technology we send low frequency stimulation to the body and scan the quality of response between the patient’s molecular transmitters and receptors. The result is a complete picture of each cell, organ and system in the patient’s body and consequently, of the health or source of illness.

Quantum Diagnostics can not only pick up a disturbance that’s already manifesting at the physical level, but can actually pick it up at the subtle energetic level before it is an illness. The Therapy consists of identifying the optimal molecular frequency of each cell and through a series of delivery systems replacing the existing distorted cellular information with a healthy one. After a short period of time, the body creates new cellular memory and holds on to the new frequency of health.

 

 

Oz’s 7 Day Cleanse

Detox doesn’t need to be difficult or confusing. The cleanse I put my clients on is neither a fad nor a crash diet making empty promises of a dramatic, instantaneous drop in pounds. My method sticks to the science of effective, long-term weight loss by encouraging you to eat whole, nutritious foods, pay attention to your daily food intake, and follow a regular schedule of exercise.

Begin with eliminating certain types of food, including red meat, white wheat, sugar, caffeine, and alcohol. Adopt a style of eating that includes lots of fruits and vegetables and limited portions of seafood. Begin substituting your favorite foods for those that are healthy but still satisfying by following this plan. And remember: Drink an 8 ounce glass of warm water with lemon every morning, and eight more glasses of fresh water throughout the day.

DAY 1

Breakfast: Instead of a bagel with cream cheese, try a protein-rich omelette with 2-3 egg whites (plus one yolk, optional) stuffed with cooked vegetables. Alternatively, make a quick meal of mixed fruit that includes melon, pineapple, and berries. (When reaching for fruit, blueberries, strawberries, and cherries are always a good choice; avoid citrus juices and bananas, which are very high in sugar.)

Lunch: Nix the sandwiches and chips. A nicoise salad, made with tuna, sliced egg, and olives, is a great source of protein. Add string beans and onions, and dress with olive oil and lemon. Or try a 4-to 6-ounce piece of broiled salmon with tomato, grilled mushrooms, and onions on a bed of mixed greens. Top with mustard, low-sugar ketchup, or pickles for an extra punch of flavor.

Dinner: Hold the pasta and rolls and opt for 6 to 8 grilled shrimp with whole-grain couscous and steamed broccoli, or your favorite veggies and seasonings.

Snack: If you’re craving a between-meal snack before dinner, go for an 8- to 10-ounce serving of fresh celery, cucumber and parsley juice, with a little carrot and ginger thrown in for sweetness and punch.

DAY 2

Breakfast: This morning, try a refreshing fruit yogurt smoothie. In a blender, combine 2 ounces of pomegranate juice (or comparable juice as a base), fresh slices of mango, a small handful of blueberries and strawberries, bioactive yogurt, and ice. Blend until smooth. Or enjoy a cup of plain bioactive yogurt and fresh blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries. Quality yogurt is rich in probiotic acidophilus, which fights infection, aids in digestion, and boosts your immune system.

Lunch: Take a break with 4-6 ounces of tofu with grilled vegetables, such as asparagus, carrots, and broccoli, drizzled with olive oil. Or try a beet salad with lemon, feta, or goat cheese, mixed greens, and a touch of Dijon mustard or balsamic vinegar.

Dinner: 4 to 6 ounces of salmon with lemon and garlic, warm asparagus, mixed green salad with broccoli florets and cucumber.

Snack: 8 to 10 ounces of celery, beet, cucumber, and parsley juice.

DAY 3

Breakfast: have a 10-ounce glass of celery, cucumber, kale, parsley, cabbage and carrot juice.

Snack: Half an apple with one tablespoon of almond butter.

Lunch: Tuna salad with shredded lettuce, tomato, avocado, and sprouts, along with 8 to 10 ounces of cabbage, parsley, cucumber, beet and ginger juice.

Dinner: A delightful, healthy dinner choice of broiled salmon with dill and wild rice served with mixed greens. Or, if you’re dining out, a great alternative is sushi or sashimi with an assortment of raw fish and vegetables.

Snack: 1 pear with 12 raw almonds

DAY 4

Breakfast: Begin your day with an energizing protein shake made with two scoops of whey powder and 8 to 10 ounces of almond milk or water. Toss in an assortment of berries and half a sliced banana. Sprinkle in ground flaxseed, which is a rich source of omega-3 fats.

Lunch: Indulge in a Greek salad with 4 to 6 ounces of grilled or broiled fish on a bed of mesclun greens, tomatoes, and cucumbers. Dress up your salad with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and two rice crackers.

Dinner: Stir-fry tofu, broccoli, carrots and cabbage Thai-style with ginger, turmeric, sesame seeds, and sesame oil, and serve on a bed of vegetable quinoa or basmati rice.

Snack: Take a break with a rice cracker or piece of celery, served with almond butter.

DAY 5

Breakfast: Have a 10-ounce glass of celery, cucumber, kale, parsley, cabbage, and carrot juice.

Lunch: Serve 4 to 6 ounces of crabmeat (canned is fine) on a bed of salad greens with canola- or soy-based mayonnaise. Or have an exotic Middle Eastern plate served with wheat-free pita bread, hummus, tabouleh and yogurt dip. Garnish with sun-dried tomatoes, olives, and a sliced hard-boiled egg.

Dinner: Tonight it’s steamed vegetables, drizzled with olive oil and ½ cup of protein-rich quinoa, plus an 8-ounce serving of carrot, celery, parsley, and cucumber juice.

Snack: Grab a handful of mixed raw nuts.

DAY 6

Breakfast: An 8 to 10-ounce glass of cabbage, parsley, cucumber, beet, and ginger juice is a refreshing wake-up.

Lunch: Warm up with a cup of lentil or vegetable soup. Serve with a slice of gluten-free bread dipped in a tablespoon of olive oil. Or dine on a Greek-style lunch with 4 to 6 ounces of canned tuna or sardines in a salad prepared with feta cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, and sliced peppers. Dress with olive oil.

Dinner: Have a delectable dinner consisting of a 6-ounce grilled bluefin or albacore tuna steak with 1 cup of stir-fried or grilled zucchini, eggplant, broccoli spears, and red and green peppers drizzled with olive oil. Top off with shaved parmesan cheese.

Snack: Reach for a crunchy Granny Smith apple or one hard-boiled egg.

DAY 7

Breakfast: It’s juice day. Have a 10-ounce juice of celery, cucumber, kale, parsley, and cabbage with a little carrot.

Lunch: Another 10-ounce juice of celery, cucumber, and green apple.

Dinner: A 10-ounce juice of kale, cucumber, carrot, parsley, and ginger.

*Note: When doing a day of all juices, make sure to drink plenty of water to stay full and enhance cleansing. Use lemon and or cucumber to flavor if desired. Herbal tea without sugar is great, too.