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Diet/Detox

Summer Self Health Checkup

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Take extra care of your heart and GI tract this season. Summer is hot—but not in the way you might think. This time of year is especially taxing on your organs. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, when the “fire” of your heart becomes out of balance because impaired kidneys (the “water” element) are not keeping it cooled, your heart produces hot flashes, night sweats, and palpitations. You also become uneasy, 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

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

Find the Healthy Foodie Within

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Become a connoisseur of nourishing bites. It’s safe to say that the “foodie” phenomenon has swept the country. Food trucks and festivals are popping up everywhere. The ease of accessibility to recipes, tips, and tricks has set the bar high for homemade offerings at in-home festivities. While this passion for the enjoyment of food is fantastic, it’s not always synonymous with nutrition. Fortunately, there are many ways to unite your Read More

The Throwaway Organ You Can’t Live Without

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Now that the link between saturated fat and heart disease has been thoroughly debunked, we can freely enjoy butter, cream and coconut oil to our heart’s content, right? Maybe—but maybe not! Written By: Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS Americans are finally breaking up with sugar and starting a new love affair with fats. Fat is back as a healthy macronutrient that’s key for brain health, hormone production and reduction of Read More

A Mother’s Day Gift of Health

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Share the gift of year-round health with mom. This Sunday we will be celebrating all of the incredible women across the world who work tirelessly day and night under the honorable title of “Mom.” Her health and happiness means everything to us, so what better gift to give than nourishment to keep her feeling wonderful for years to come? As a busy woman-on-the-go myself, I’d like to share a few Read More