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Veggies that Pack a Weight Loss and Detox Punch

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Fat Flushing favorites you’ll always find in my kitchen. Even if you grew up eating your veggies last, as a Fat Flusher, I bet now you love—and even crave—them. My plates are always heaping with a variety of choices, each with their own respective health boosting benefits. Nutrient-rich veggies nourish your body, supercharge your weight loss efforts, and aid in critical daily detox. Here are five of my staples that Read More

The Cranberry Cure

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The holiday food that should be a 24/7 staple. Cranberry isn’t just for the holidays anymore. My New Fat Flush Plan makes a strong case for daily cran-water. It helps to flush a sluggish lymph, balance blood sugar, strengthen capillaries and even aids in ridding the body of parasites. As a potent pH balancer, it sets the stage for overall wellbeing. Now, brand new research suggests that cran is even Read More

Sugar vs Fat Burning

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Which fuel stokes your metabolic fire? Simply put, your body burns either sugar or fat for energy. Typically each of us falls into one category or the other. Whether you derive your energy from sugar or fat will ultimately determine your ability to lose weight and keep it off for good. If you are running on sugar, you will crave sugar and you will not burn body fat. However if Read More

Take Your Body to the Cleaners

Lower your toxic load and shed unwanted body fat with safe autumn detox. Worldwide, obesity is on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control describes American society as “obesogenic,” promoting increasingly unhealthy foods, increased food intake, and physical inactivity. Diabesity is on the rise thanks to excess grains, sugar, and bread in our diets. In today’s petrochemical world, the more fat you store in your body, the more toxins you retain. Read More

What Women Need to Know About Hormones

Maintain a healthy balance of progesterone to estrogen. The largest study ever undertaken on diet and health—the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)—has turned up some interesting findings on women’s hormonal balance. For starters, this long-term investigation of 521,000 subjects finds that the female hormone estrogen and male hormones (or androgens) increase breast cancer risk—both before and after menopause. But the female hormone progesterone does not.

A Poison in Your Food Linked to Over 60 Diseases

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It’s why we are becoming the United States of Diabetes. Sugar has been linked to more than sixty different ailments, including Type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and most recently— Metabolic Syndrome, said to affect 75% Americans to some degree!  Studies show that there are almost 30 million of us with Type 2 diabetes with another 70 million individuals that qualify as pre-diabetics. Sugar is very sneaky. It is so Read More

Add 12 Years to Your Life

Turbo charge weight loss to increase longevity. Research following close to 5,000 adults—mostly in their 40s—finds that obesity cuts 12 years off the human lifespan. Published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, this study also underscores the importance of eating your veggies and fruits, exercising regularly, moderate alcohol use, and not smoking. While this is not exactly surprising, research in an issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology is. According to World Read More

What Skinny Women Know About Sugar

It’s time to take your kitchen to the cleaners! This just in— straight from the pages of the Skinny Diaries! Here’s how to beat the odds in light of the new stats that suggest that the average diet lasts only about six weeks. Half of the dieters lose their momentum because of their lack of willpower while a full 25% give up because they become moody or depressed. This is what smart women do to obtain and maintain that slimmer figure – all Read More

Four Diet Tricks to Melt Fat Faster

Summer shape-up strategies. One of my favorite actresses of all time—Katherine Hepburn—once said, “If you obey all the rules…you will miss all the fun!” Truth is, frustration among women is rampant these days. When it comes to body parts, over 60% of us are the most self-conscious about our bellies. So, if the tried and true old fashioned rules just aren’t working for you, it’s time to do an about face Read More

Are You Frustrated with Your Stubborn Belly Fat?

Go from tummy fat to tummy flat with healthy, slimming omega-rich fats. Is your waistband feeling a little snug? Adding inches in your midsection does more than make it hard to fit into your jeans or zip up that slim skirt. Belly fat increases your risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, cancer (both breast and colorectal), and gallbladder problems—even if you don’t notice a change on the bathroom Read More