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The Toxic Truth About MRI

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Marcie Jacob was a fighter. Her story starts in 2001, with her first MRI. She had a strong family history of breast cancer, and decided that regular MRI screening was her best option for prevention. Before each MRI, she was injected with a Gadolinium-based contrast agent, to make images as clear and detailed as possible. After only a few scans, she started experiencing unusual cognitive symptoms. Soon she found herself Read More

From Pritikin to Paleo Plus

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My weight loss plan journey. Discovering my unique weight loss plan and detox philosophy started over three decades ago in the month of October. That is why this time of year is always very special to me. It marks the anniversary of a monumental watershed moment in my career—second only to my meeting Dr. Hazel Parcells. As fate would have it, my path began around the dinner table in September Read More

A Tribute to the Woman Who Changed My Life

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Honoring the timeless Dr. Hazel Parcells. Anyone who knows me or has followed my career surely knows about my deep admiration and respect for my mentor, Dr. Hazel Parcells—who lived to be 106! Yesterday she would have turned 118 and I honestly thought that she would live that long! I had the absolute privilege of working with Dr. Parcells personally—and soaked up all of the wisdom that she shared. She Read More

Hemp, Hemp Hooray

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There’s a new seed you’ve got to meet. You’ve probably heard about the benefits of flax and chia, but there’s a new seed in town that you simply must add to your lineup. Hemp seeds are one of nature’s greatest gifts, perfect little bundles of benefits for your entire body. They’re about one-third healthful fats and one-quarter protein, as well as a magnificent source of natural gamma-linolenic acid. You also Read More

Red is the New Green

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Weight loss, improved digestion, and more. We often associate green with health and nutrition, but what about red? I have one specific rich-colored veggie in mind that you simply must add to your weekly menus. It’s tasty, versatile, and, of course, as nutritious as can be. Can you guess? It’s one of the most regenerative foods for your body—beets! It’s hard to keep up with their ever-expanding list of benefits, Read More

The Right Whey

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What’s really in your shakes and smoothies? Whether you’re a body builder or a busy mom, everyone these days loves the ease and convenience of a meal replacement shake or smoothie. And what’s not to love? With a simple swirl of the blender you get a yummy glass full of nutrients with endless fruit and veggie combinations. At the heart of it is the protein powder—and there are many to Read More

The Weed with Serious Flower Power

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Hint: You probably think of it as a nuisance. They pop up in your yard in all the wrong places and you’ve probably thrown many away without a second thought. Far from just a pesky weed, this plant contains secret stock piles of phytonutrients and has some seriously amazing health benefits. In fact, the entire plant can be used for health and healing, from its yellow leaves all the way Read More

Easy Summer Meals

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Simple and healthy recipes you’ll love. As a hot summer day is winding down, you might find yourself hungry, but not in the mood to spend much time in the kitchen. Of course, you also want to keep things healthy, fresh, and Fat Flush-friendly. Today, I’m sharing a selection of my go-to recipes to enjoy during the season of sun. These selections are great for both lunch and dinner—and leave Read More

Are Hormones Making You Fat?

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Take back control and slim down. As women, we know that our hormones can all too often be the culprit behind a variety of issues. Whether it’s breakouts you can’t believe you’re still having or that bloat that seems to always pop up at the most inconvenient times, they can certainly cause us grief. As you’d imagine, those pesky hormones can also be behind weight gain and the inability to Read More

Easy Peasy Green Healing

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Get your vital veggies the easy way. Greens are some of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet, loaded with essential vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, and other disease-fighting phytonutrients. As a superfood (and Fat Flush staple), they also help build a resilient immune system, nourish and cleanse your blood, and build strong bones, teeth, hair, and nails. Since so many of us cannot get in all of our daily green Read More