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The Power of Friendship

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Why your bond benefits your health. A crucial component of any Fat Flushing journey is acknowledging the mind-body connection. Repressed emotions and self-sabotaging patterns can become embedded in the cells, triggering behavior that can impede your weight-loss progress. I firmly believe that seven out of ten women fail their diets due to a lack of support. Support empowers individuals to cope with the emotional, social, and spiritual issues associated with Read More

A Sneak Preview of the Year Ahead

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Won’t you join me for a lean and serene 2017? It’s THAT time of year… Time to reflect on the year gone by and to think about all those who make life so much brighter and warmer—wonderful people like you. So, I couldn’t let 2016 pass without expressing my profound thanks and gratitude for all the faith and confidence you put in me. Whether it’s a comment on my blog Read More

Merry Giftmas

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Countdown to Christmas. The holiday season is merry, bright, and… busy. If you are scrambling for that last minute gift for that special someone on your list, I want to share with you what I am gifting family and friends this year. Here are my top picks that I hope convey love, gratitude, and holiday cheer and may be just the right gift for one of your loved ones. Jo Read More

Live to 120

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The longevity secrets to extend your youth span. My mentor, Dr. Hazel Parcells, lived till 106. As the grande dame of alternative medicine, she was wise, well spoken, and decades ahead of her time. Her life experience didn’t come easy. She earned every single year of her long life after a diagnosis of incurable tuberculosis complicated with heart and kidney issues. Dr. Parcells was forced to change the way she Read More

The Cranberry Cure

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The holiday food that should be a 24/7 staple. Cranberry isn’t just for the holidays anymore. My New Fat Flush Plan makes a strong case for daily cran-water. It helps to flush a sluggish lymph, balance blood sugar, strengthen capillaries and even aids in ridding the body of parasites. As a potent pH balancer, it sets the stage for overall wellbeing. Now, brand new research suggests that cran is even Read More

My Thanksgiving Menu

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You’re invited—dinner’s at 6:00. It’s that time again. Time to talk turkey and cranberry sauce and stuffing and sides and pies galore!! Here is the menu I will be serving up this Thanksgiving as my family gathers to celebrate together this year—the first year in a long time since I moved to the Inland Northwest. These recipes reflect some all-time Thanksgiving dish winners that my husband makes every year—that are Read More

The Forgotten Gallbladder

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Why you need it and what to do without it. Americans are finally breaking up with sugar and starting a new love affair with fats. Thankfully a 2014 meta-analysis proved the saturated fat/ heart disease link totally false. Fats are back as a healthy macro nutrient so key for brain health, the elimination of belly fat and the precursor to tissue-like hormones called eicosanoids—which reset hormones, appetite, blood sugar and Read More

The Hormone Game Changer

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Rescue your hormones with this simple miracle. Over 75% of all women suffer from hormone havoc directly or indirectly related to progesterone deficiency. With these kind of staggering numbers, I bet now you’re asking yourself if you’re one of them. Do any of the following frustrating symptoms apply to you? • The inability to lose weight • Anxiety • Insomnia • Mood Swings • Lack of libido • Nervousness • Read More

Separating Fats from Fiction

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Mark your calendar for November 12th! Low-fat is dead. But is high-fat better? Moreover, is it appropriate for every body? Here are the two best ways to learn about fats. #1 You can sign up for The Fat Summit 2—free and online from November 7-14, 2016. The first Fat Summit was such a hit that organizers—my friend, Dr. Mark Hyman and the fabulous Dr. Carrie Diulus—just knew that more light Read More

Take a Sneak Peak Inside the New Fat Flush Plan!

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Learn what’s in store for this supercharged edition. As October comes to a close, we are officially a month away from the new Fat Flush revolution! Pre-order sales will ship next month and The New Fat Flush Plan will officially hit bookstores nation-wide on December 2nd, 2016! If you haven’t already pre-ordered your copy, please click here to take advantage of the pre-order discount price. All pre-order sales will also Read More