56: J.J. Flizanes interviews Allison on how to do a juice cleanse


This week, we play an episode of JJ Flizanes’s podcast Fit2Love, where JJ interviews our very own Allison on the fascinating topic of Juice Cleansing. After witnessing her parents’ long suffering battle with cancer, and losing them both despite the multitude of pharmaceutical drugs prescribed, Allison knew she had to dedicate her life to a better way of healing, and this is where juicing comes in. During this episode, Allison talks about juice cleanse retreats, how juicing can help detoxify and heal the body, and shares the secrets of her 5-day cleanse.

In a world that’s bombarding our bodies with toxins, from the air we breathe, the water we drink and the foods we eat, it’s vital that we find a way to nourish ourselves and protect our cells from damage. Juicing offers condensed nutrition that helps the body to eliminate the toxins and free radicals that build up over time, allowing it to regenerate and heal. Detoxing is far from just a trendy fad — in fact it’s been practiced for thousands of years, and was even endorsed by the Greek physician Hippocrates!

Referring to juicing as a spiritual cleanse, as well as a physical one, Alison and JJ explore the mechanics behind juicing’s powerful healing properties and the potential benefits it offers to those suffering from cancer. If you’re not a fan of juicing yet, you certainly will be after listening to this inspiring podcast!


J.J. Flizanes’ Bio
JJ Flizanes is an Empowerment Strategist. She is the Director of Invisible Fitness, an Amazon best-selling author of Fit 2 Love: How to Get Physically, Emotionally, and Spiritually Fit to Attract the Love of Your Life, and author of Knack Absolute Abs: Routines for a Fit and Firm Core, and was named Best Personal Trainer in Los Angeles for 2007 by Elite Traveler Magazine.  JJ vividly reminds us that the word ‘fitness’ is not just about the state of one’s physical body, but also the factors which determine a person’s overall well being. And, for JJ, the key components in all these areas are ‘invisible’ — balanced support structures of nutrition, emotional centeredness and health. A video expert for About.com and regular contributor for The Daily Love, JJ has been featured in many national magazines such as Shape, Fitness, Muscle and Fitness HERS, Elegant Bride, and Women’s Health as well as appeared on NBC, CBS, Fox 11 and KTLA. For her clients & followers, JJ designs customized coaching programs and unique, versatile approaches that harmonize the emotional, the mental and the spiritual.


J.J. Flizanes’ Links






Allison Melody’s Bio
Allison Melody is a dog-loving eco-entrepreneur with a passion for film, fitness and food!  She is the host of the podcast, The Food Heals Podcast, the director of the film, Food Heals, and owner of Melody Productions, a video production company.  And of course, Allison is Owner and Developer of Holistic Voice. Holistic Voice was formed when, at the age of 26, Allison endured the devastating loss of both her parents to cancer  after long and challenging battles. Witnessing her mother and father suffer so intensely and needlessly from a cure that brought more pain than the disease, Allison soon dedicated her life to finding a better way to heal. She watched in disbelief as doctors prescribed drug after drug, observed her parents’ hair fall out, their rapidly aging faces, and their exceedingly diminishing vitality. The tragedy instilled in her an unwavering passion for nutritional medicine, and propelled her into the world of holistic health and alternative healing.  Allison’s firm commitment to natural health is further evidenced by her achievement of a Masters Degree in Spiritual Psychology.


Our Favorite Moments:

@12:41 Find out the best thing about juicing

@17:10 What’s JJ’s anti-cancer concoction?

@18:00 “this is not Hollywood BS”

@25:11 Alison’s 5-day cleanse

@28:10 What does Allison think of the Master Cleanse Juice?

@30:15 Find out Allison’s secret wrinkle reducer


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Links from show:

Cellphone Health Hazard Podcast – Wellness Wednesday season 1 – http://fit2love.tv/2015/04/1219/

Gerson Center – http://gerson.org/gerpress/the-gerson-therapy/

Juice recipes from Holistic Voice – http://holisticvoice.org/green-juice/


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About Us:

Being hailed as “Sex and the City for Food,” The Food Heals Podcast brings together experts in the field of nutrition, health and healing to teach you the best-kept natural secrets to being a hotter, healthier, happier YOU!

The Food Heals Podcast is hosted by Allison Melody and Suzy Hardy – two self-proclaimed natural chicks who will rock your world and change your beliefs about health! This sexy, savvy duo provides eco-friendly advice on a variety of issues including the healing power of nutrition, living authentically, turning your passion into your career, choosing the best natural health and beauty products, the benefits of a plant-based diet and so much more!

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