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The Most Underrated Fruit of Summer

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Don’t overlook the most nutrient dense pick. I consider this fruit to be the most underrated fruit of summer. Can you guess what it is? It’s not papaya, it’s not mango, it’s not an orange, it’s not even an exotic fruit, like carambola… it’s… KIWI. This small fruit has big health benefits—and appears on the 15 least pesticide-contaminated list from the Environmental Working Group. This means that while it’s always Read More

The Digestive Glitch that Blocks Weight Loss

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More than 50% of us have a lack of this fat metabolizer. It takes the right acid to create systemic alkalinity—the key to health, longevity, and weight loss. Yes, you heard that right. I’m talking about HCl here, the only acid your body actually produces on its own that is not a byproduct of metabolic waste. It may sound counterintuitive, but although HCl is an acid, it’s the key to the proper Read More

Smog Alert for Hottest Summer on Record

CLA may ease breathing problems in asthma. 2010 is turning out to be the warmest year ever recorded, raising lung-damaging ozone levels. And research suggests that climate changes will only worsen smog in the future—making life tougher for anyone with breathing problems. Coupled with other pollutants in smog, ozone causes airway inflammation common in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or emphysema. Summer pollen—particularly grass—only increases the risk for Read More

Natural Fixes and Chocolate Kisses

Just did an interview for The New York Times and New York Magazine. Seems detox has hit “mainstream” and they were looking at the book which made cleansing synonymous with healthy weight loss. Its very gratifying to hear from a new generation of journalists who have read Fat Flush, Fast Track, and How to Stay Young and Healthy in a Toxic World. One of them, a lovely gal from New Read More