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Unleash Your Purple

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Blast belly fat and beyond. The color purple is often associated with royalty and an elite status, and that certainly holds true today—nutritionally speaking, that is. Foods of this hue have potent health boosting phytonutrient power including supercharging the immune system, revving up brain function, and reducing your likelihood for high blood pressure and high cholesterol. There’s also massive purple power when it comes to whittling your middle. The European Read More

Marvelous Marinades

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Easy recipes whisked to impress. The last weeks of summer seem to be the sweetest as you enjoy the fleeting warmth and sunshine with a greater appreciation. Before the season of sun and fun shuts down for the year, you’re probably packing in as many outdoor get-togethers with family and friends as you can—and I bet a good ole fashioned barbeque is on the menu. Some might argue that what many Read More

Grain Drain

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Delicious eats that are all taste and zero grain. Whether you’re celiac, sensitive, or simply focusing on your health, more and more of us are saying goodbye to grains. Gluten and grain intolerance have been on the rise for the last two decades and seem to match the rise in brain-related health issues like anxiety, depression, dementia, ADHD and more. In the last decade alone, gluten intolerance levels have increased Read More

6 Healthy Summer Habits

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Don’t let your self-care dip this season. Summer’s in full swing, but that shouldn’t be license to throw caution to the wind and give up on all of your healthy habits. Most of us go into this time of year looking forward to relaxing and recharging during  those easygoing summer days. But, you might be feeling disappointed that the summer seems to be flying by and you haven’t taken nearly as much healthful Read More

A Vital Exercise Suited for Us All

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The future of fitness rooted in the past. I’ve currently been working vigorously on updates to several books that I can’t wait to share with you! One is Before the Change—my New York Times bestseller that dives deep into how to feel your best during perimenopause and menopause. One component is, of course, exercise. I am a tremendous proponent of resistance or weight-training exercise because of the effect it has Read More

Travel Alert: Parasite Prevention You Must Do

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Follow these tips to bring home only memories. Your “healthy” sunscreen is packed. CHECK! Your wide brimmed hat is in the bag. CHECK! Even healthy snacks are now part of your travel accompaniments. But there’s one thing I bet will be forgotten on far too many of the approximately 1.7 billions trips  taken this year. No matter where your travels may lead you (even here in the USA) you need to be proactive Read More

Gallbladder Support Is Vital to Overall Health

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Beat mysterious fatigue, nausea, constipation, and hypothyroidism. Traditional Chinese Medicine had it right: your gallbladder is golden! Oriental physicians and acupuncturists have known for decades what we are now discovering. Restorative care for the gallbladder will address unresolved aches, pains, and conditions that no other treatment has touched. So if you are experiencing the following, you may want to take advantage of a simple solution ASAP—that I will mention in Read More

Snack Attack Satisfaction

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Delicious bites that will impress your guests. Snacking. Whether you’re satisfying a mid-day hunger pang or you’re setting out a spread of nibbles for company, sometimes choosing foods that will satisfy AND nourish can be a perplexing task. Fortunately, there’s a plethora of options that puts that tray of processed meats and cheeses to shame. I’m expecting quite a few guests over the coming summer months, so I have my pantry Read More

My Five Ingredient Daily Green Drink

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Skyrocket your energy all day. I’m often asked what a day looks like in my life—what I eat, what I drink, and what nutritional strategies I implement for myself. One of those is my daily “power drink.” It’s supremely easy to make and I feel great knowing I’ve built a solid nutritional foundation for my day. In our busy world, it’s often critical for dietary success to be able to Read More

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