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Cumin Comes of Age

Surprising weight loss truths you never knew. Anyone who has followed my protocols or cooked up my scrumptious Fat Flush recipes knows that I’m crazy about cumin—and for good reason. An ordinary-looking seed, cumin packs a punch when it comes to both flavor and health benefits. Cumin has a distinctive taste, slightly bitter and peppery with a hint of citrus, Read More

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Saunas for Spring

Include an infrared sauna in your weekly routine. Anyone who has visited a health club or spa has likely spent time relaxing in a sauna. But, you may not have used an infrared sauna. Infrared represents the next wave of advanced and therapeutic cleansing by sweating out toxins—in large numbers—through the skin. The sweat produced in a conventional sauna is Read More

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Spring Eats

Whip up a special brunch this weekend. The weekend is upon us! What better time to enjoy a relaxing morning with your loved ones delighting in a delicious (and nutritious) brunch? For some of you, the weather may even be warm enough to set up your spread outside under the spring sunshine. Whether you’re gazing at the budding blooms from Read More

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When Life Gives You Lemons

Learn why this citrus should never be a throwaway garnish. Whether it’s the finishing touch on a beautifully designed dish at your favorite restaurant or sitting on the rim of your favorite celebratory sip, garnishes are often cast aside. If you’ve been filing lemons in this category, stop right there. This delightful citrus should actually be regarded as a staple. Read More

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The Brilliant Bile Cure

Discover the quickest and easiest fat and toxin eliminator. It’s all about the bile. If any of these symptoms are plaguing you, then building better bile is just what this nutritionist orders: ✔ Constipation - CHECK ✔ Fatigue - CHECK ✔ Bitter taste in the mouth - CHECK ✔ Nausea - CHECK ✔ Light colored stools - CHECK ✔ Inability Read More

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Just Between Us Girls

What our mothers didn’t tell us about aging and menopause. I have just completed an update of my New York Times bestseller Before the Change. During my research, it struck me how the female population is indeed living longer and living more years of our life post-menopause. Therefore, we are spending more time suffering from atrophic vaginitis and the negative Read More

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Welcome Spring 4 Ways

Pre-order these healthy reads to start the season right. Hello, spring! With the beginning of spring on March 21st, it’s time to get healthy again. And what better way to get on track than with a trusty tried-and-true companion or companions by your side. For Fat Flushers who are new to the program—or for those who are continuing with it, Read More

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What’s Your Spring Detox Plan?

Spring ahead with the Three-Day Tune-UP. We’re a week and a half away from spring—can you believe it? I love this time of year because it’s such a great opportunity to make positive changes in our lives. Making changes—even ones that benefit us—can be tough, and for some making changes during “transition times” feels more natural. Our last transition time Read More

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From the Fat Flush Grapevine

Get the lowdown on produce codes. Eat clean. Eat organic. Avoid genetically modified foods. These are the “new rules of health” championed for years by the Fat Flush Plan. How can you tell what is healthy food-wise? A little-known secret is that produce is labeled with a coded sticker that tells you not only if it is organic versus conventionally Read More