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New Thyroid Secrets Every Woman Needs to Know

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Is it menopause or thyroid issues? A small butterfly-shaped gland located just below the larynx, the thyroid plays a behind-the-scenes role in health. This is especially important for us ladies, as issues with this critical gland impact women eight times more often than men. Starting in their mid-30s, many women feel tired and moody, put on pounds, have trouble sleeping, and often lose interest in sex. Indeed, these are common Read More

The Watercress Sensation

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Meet the newest beautifying and detoxifying super green. Watercress is destined to become your new BFF. But, if you’re like many people, you probably only think of it as a garnish—and one that you might even leave off your plate. Do reconsider. This vegetable has always been a favorite of mine, so why does it get overlooked? It possesses a rather pungent flavor—reminiscent of mustard—but with a refreshing “bite” that Read More

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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Gift with his health in mind. Father’s Day is this Sunday and if it snuck up on you, I’m here to help. The men in our lives so often serve as a strong, calming presence. They offer us their love, their loyalty, and their protection—and always put our care before their own. So, with that in mind I have a fantastic gift idea. Let’s make dad a “care package” that Read More

Secret Power Packed Smoothie

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You’ll never guess the ingredient in this summer sip. We all love a refreshing summer drink, but far too many are loaded with a high sugar content and even with artificial sweeteners. Worse, smoothies that may appear to be healthy are just dressed up desserts. The options for Fat Flush approved smoothies are endless—and I have a new secret ingredient to add. It’s bone broth! This health-boosting broth is full Read More

The Cliff Notes of Fat Flush

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Taking the program with you on-the-go. Yes. Think of it this way. The NEW Fat Flush Journal and Shopping Guide is really the “Cliff Notes” of Fat Flush, conveniently put together in one small volume. As evidenced by the title, this is not just a journal, but a true blue shopping guide, too. It contains the complete updated and revised shopping lists—including key brand names—for all three phases, making grocery Read More

The Spice of Summer

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Detoxify and energize with this slimming spice. It seems that so many folks testify to being all around happier during the summer months. I must say, it makes sense. There’s a sense of healing that seems to come from blue skies and golden sun—enjoyed safely, of course. Plus, there are numerous events with loved ones and increased opportunities to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. Along these lines of Read More

Together, We Can Heal the World

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Won’t you join me on the frontlines of holistic health? I’ve been rewriting the rules of nutrition for over three decades. During that time, I’ve had many challenges because my approach has always been outside of mainstream medicine. Today, however, the tide has turned and more and more people are embracing the power of holistic nutrition to transform their lives. But there is more to be done. The number of Read More

The Fruits of Summer

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My fave 5 to de-bloat and shed those pounds. Fruits are always a staple of summertime. They provide a refreshing bite, a bit of cool, and offer an indulgence you can feel good about. When packing your beach bag or planning your next backyard BBQ, try these five choices. They’re all seasonally scrumptious—and all boast the power to benefit your waistline. For a quick and healthy meal or snack, also Read More

Top Secrets Every Woman Needs to Know

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Quick cures between us girls. During the perimenopausal time of life you might feel as if your body is out of control and has betrayed you. But, luckily, there are many secret cures to your hormonal woes that can be helpful during this often frustrating time. I just completed an update of my New York Times Bestseller Before the Change and I simply couldn’t wait to share with you some Read More

Getting to the Root of Hair Loss

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Is there anything you can do to stop hair loss? Several simple hair-sparing strategies have proven effective, including correcting common vitamin deficiencies and avoiding toxic insults that can spoil your luxurious locks. Written By: Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS If thinning hair is sending you into panic mode, you are far from alone. Hair loss is a problem shared by men and women alike. Alopecia, or abnormal hair loss, is Read More