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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

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

The Gluten-, Nut-, Soy-, and Grain-Free Nutritional All-Star

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This powerhouse should be on all of our grocery lists. One of the greatest foods to hit the markets recently is tigernuts. It’s hard to imagine a friendlier carbohydrate—not to mention a more versatile one! Ground tigernuts make for a handy high-fiber flour substitute (my favorite usage), and tigernut oil is delicious drizzled on salads, cooked veggies, or meats. Tigernuts can even be used to make a tasty traditional beverage Read More

The 5 Strangest Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight and What to Do

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An interview with “First Lady of Nutrition” Ann Louise Gittleman reveals five hidden causes of weight gain that might shock you. Written By: Valerie Burke, MSN I sat down with New York Times bestselling author and creator of the Fat Flush diet, Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS to learn more about her latest book, The New Fat Flush Plan. Here’s what I learned. The classic Fat Flush was first published Read More

Fat Flushing Foods (and Spices) I Bet You’re Already Eating

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Keep on consuming these slimming and bile building superstars. Would you love to learn how to turn up your metabolism while tuning up your gallbladder? The great news is, I bet many (maybe even all) of these Fat Flushing powerhouses are probably already in your daily diet. They’re not only great for shedding those extra pounds, but they’re also critical for quality bile production, which we know is key for Read More

Bile: A Whole Body Connection

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You simply can’t be healthy without it. The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland located just below the larynx—and it plays a profound role in the behind-the-scenes of your health. Ladies should especially take note, as issues with this critical gland impact women eight times more often than men. The health of your thyroid isn’t something that should be taken lightly. Problems have been linked to obesity, depression, brain fog, Read More

Swim into Slim with these Omegas

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When it comes to hunger and tummy fat, your hormones are key. Similar to how the thyroid hormone controls metabolism and insulin is driven by excess carbohydrates, hunger and stress hormones affect your appetite and belly. By resetting hormones, you will effortlessly increase insulin sensitivity, stabilize blood sugar levels, reduce that fight or flight urge, and preserve more lean muscle mass while you fast track your weight loss. Love that Read More

Cumin Comes of Age

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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, which it lends to a wide array of Mexican, Indian, Read More

Spring Eats

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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 inside or out, I’ve prepared a Fat Flush-friendly menu that Read More

When Life Gives You Lemons

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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. You’re about to appreciate lemons as much more than a Read More