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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

Redefining Your Genetic Destiny

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Unlock answers with genetic testing. Your genes are not your destiny, as the science of epigenics has taught us. You can overcome the DNA hand you were dealt by targeted lifestyle practices which include, diet, exercise, stress relief and the right nutritional supplementation. I am fascinated with the human genome these days. But in order to get a better idea of my own genetics, I decided to use the services Read More

How Linda Dropped 88 Pounds in Her 60s

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Brilliant bile and healthy fats made slimming easy. Next week, the May 16th issue of First for Women magazine will hit stands featuring my long-standing client Linda Leekley, a nurse, who will appear on page 33 of the issue. Her remarkable journey back to health—and incredible 88 pound weight loss—will be covered. She credits higher quality bile production and the addition of delicious smart fats to her success. So, do Read More

Flip the Switch for Appetite Control

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The leptin connection to appetite regulation. When it comes to hunger, your hormones are key. Similar to how the thyroid hormone controls metabolism, and insulin and cortisol are driven by stress, hunger hormones affect your appetite. By resetting them, you will effortlessly increase insulin sensitivity, stabilize blood sugar levels and preserve more lean muscle mass while you fast track your weight loss. Fall in Love with Leptin Leptin is a Read More

Parasites 101

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Inside a hidden epidemic. My webinar on the topic of parasites aired last night, but for those of you who missed it, you didn’t miss out on the chance to learn all about these silent critters which are causing so many health concerns. The chilling reality may very well be that 8 out of 10 of us could be suffering from one or more microscopic vampires or even larger organisms. Read More

The Calcium Conundrum

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Say no to overload via supplementation. Simply put, I’m not crazy about calcium supplements. That may come as a surprise because you’ve likely consistently been surrounded by the notion of “the more calcium, the better” since childhood. Whether it’s encouraging children to have a “milk mustache” or warning adults and seniors to take their calcium supplementation for the sake of their bone health and future mobility, the calcium push has Read More

The Almighty Cranberry

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The weight loss, detox and disease prevention go-to. As you may know, I’ve written over 30 books on a number of health topics including diet, detox, women’s health, and anti-parasite protocols since the late 1980s. But, I’m probably best known for “Fat Flush.” Introduced in my first book, Beyond Pritikin — The Fat Flush diet – has grown into a series of books and programs, including The Fat Flush Plan, Read More

4 Foods Your Liver Loves

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Natural and delicious spring cleaning. A cleansing, springtime detox feels wonderful for your body and it can also be delicious! Your liver is your premiere detox organ, and all too frequently, factors interrupt its healthy functioning. Examples include highly refined foods, nitrates, hormones and preservatives, along with environmental xenohormones, caffeine, alcohol, hormone birth control, overuse of antibiotics, prescription drugs, smog, secondhand smoke, and even metabolic residue from your foods. When Read More