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Fat Flush Memorial Day Menu

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Celebrate spring’s end and warmer days ahead. The upcoming holiday weekend—which concludes with Memorial Day—is all about gratitude and remembrance for those who died in service to our country. It also heralds the unofficial start of summer and the prospect of sunny days and relaxing evenings that are just around the corner. Many of you will be heading out of town for the long weekend. Others will gather with friends Read More

Is it Safe to Drink the Water?

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Simple steps to purify the toxins you can’t see. We know that water is critical to our health and that our bodies are composed of over half water. In our toxic world with continually emerging news of contamination, we may be wondering what’s hiding itself in this clear liquid, what it’s doing to our bodies, and if there are any safe sources left. Most of us would cringe at the Read More

Finally On the Way to a 100 Pound Weight Loss

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How Tami tamed stubborn weight loss resistance. I recently went to see an extraordinary bodywork specialist—Tami Carroll. On her massage table, we talked about what I did and Tami felt comfortable enough to share her challenges which she’d been dealing with for years—to lose weight and keep it off! As soon as she mentioned the critical fact that she’d had her gallbladder removed, I knew exactly what the problem was. Read More

Calm Hormonal Havoc

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Natural remedies you need to try. Haywire hormones can cause even the most cool, calm, and collected woman to feel like she’s going crazy. If you feel trapped in the throes of perimenopause, menopause or beyond, read on for remedies that will take the edge off and restore hormone harmony. Do keep in mind that while these solutions have been proven remarkably effective for many, they are not a one Read More

The Age Reversing Hormone

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The hormone that turns back the clock. I recently received the results of my latest Salivary Hormone Test and was not surprised to learn that once again my levels of DHEA were lower than I’d like. DHEA is a hormone secreted by the adrenals and is considered the “mother” of many other hormones. The salivary hormone test often serves as a friendly reminder that I need to take action to Read More

Why Am I STILL Always So Tired?

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Uncover the sneaky micronutrient deficiency at the root of exhaustion. No—I’m not talking about B-12, folate, copper, or iron. This mineral shortfall is even more insidious because you can’t easily test for it. It’s intimately connected to GERD, fibroids, weight gain, memory loss, hair loss, infertility, and hypothyroidism. If you guessed iodine—you would be right!! Iodine is used in every cell of the body and our bodies actually need two Read More

Greening Up Mother’s Day

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Supercharge Mom’s health EVERY day of the year. Mother’s Day is this Sunday and what better gift (besides all your love, of course) is there to give Mom than the gift of health? If you’re planning a Mother’s Day feast and you’re burned out on spinach and kale, I have the perfect lesser-known leafies to use in that homemade meal. These four powerhouses are packed with nutrients that all females Read More

Spring Clean YOUR Kitchen

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Equipping the laboratory of life with the right cooking equipment. Doing a thorough spring cleaning is smart “medicine” for all aspects of your life. As my 106 year old mentor, Dr. Hazel Parcells, used to say, “When you select the pots and pans or the equipment that you are going to use to perform the most important task of your daily regime—what you do and how you do it represents Read More

iCRAZY?

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How to overcome connection addiction that is rewiring our bodies. We tweet. We text. We post and we email. Today’s teen receives a whopping 4,000 texts a month! Even before getting out of bed in the morning, a third of all smartphone users first go online. And you can’t go anywhere these days—like restaurants, movie theaters, parks or planes—where people are not on their digital devices. Even children have iPhones Read More

Detox Daily for Your Best Health

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Why sulforaphane is your most powerful spring detox aid. Spring—the season of the liver and gallbladder, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine—has always been synonymous with internal cleansing. But these days detox should not just be relegated to a seasonal event, and instead should become a daily affair to assist the liver in its 400+ daily processes. A lean, mean, chemical-clearing machine, the liver cleans one and one-half quarts of blood Read More