Cherie Calbom/ author The Juice Lady’s Living Foods Revolution

When Calbom turned thirty, she had to quit her job due to chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. Calbom says, "I felt as though I had a never-ending flu. Constantly feverish with swollen glands and perennially lethargic, I was also in constant pain. My body ached as though I'd been bounced around in a washing machine. But not one doctor had an answer as to what I should do to facilitate healing.

I decided that everything I'd been doing-like eating fast food, granola for dinner, and not eating vegetables-was tearing down my health rather than healing my body. I read about juicing and whole foods, and it made sense, so I gave it a try.

One morning I woke up early-I felt like someone had given me a new body in the night. I had so much energy. What had happened? This new sensation of health had just appeared with the morning sun. What a wonderful sense of being alive! I looked and felt completely renewed".

Cherie Calbom, MS, is the author of The Juice Lady's Turbo Diet and Juicing for Life, which has nearly two million books in print in the United States. Known as "The Juice Lady" for her work with juicing and health, her juice therapy and cleansing programs have been popular for more than a decade. Cherie has worked as a clinical nutritionist and has a master's degree in whole foods nutrition from Bastyr University. The Juice Lady’s Living Foods Revolution is Cherie's newest book.

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