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Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

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Part One of Two It’s not always your fault you can’t shed those extra pounds. If you are like most people, this isn’t your first weight loss rodeo. You’ve exercised, counted calories, cut out fat, then cut out protein, and now even carbs. Maybe the weight came off, but chances are you’ve regained most, if not all, of what you lost. I want to encourage you: YOU can lose the Read More

The Healthy Fat Ladies Love

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You’ll go gaga over GLA. Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) from cold pressed black currant seed oil is a must have for any and all women. This small, round, juicy berry found on the Ribers nigrum, otherwise known as the black currant plant, is a familiar ingredient in herbal teas and jams. However, the tiny seeds inside the berries are what to have your eyes on, as they’re a rich source Read More

Holidays vs Weight Loss

For six months I’ve been on a low-calorie diet, and I’m thrilled with my new body. But I know I won’t be able to resist treats like pumpkin pie, eggnog and my mom’s gingerbread at holiday gatherings. Is there a supplement that will let me indulge without gaining weight back? Yes! I suggest taking 360 mg of gamma linoleic acid (GLA) daily throughout the holiday season. GLA has been shown Read More

The Hidden Weight Loss Trigger

How GLA ignites your fat burning engines. A flurry of new research regarding the role of fat in “fighting fat” came out in early 2009 in the New England Journal of Medicine. It was followed up by a media blitz earlier this year when Harvard researchers uncovered a newly-discovered exercise hormone that holds real promise in the way in which it allows the body to fight fat with fat. This Read More

Flush Food Allergies and Relieve Rosacea

Anti-inflammatory GLA helps clear your skin and can even help relieve PMS. Do you blush easily? Have small, red bumps on your face? Or irritated, crusty eyes? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have rosacea. Up to 100 million people worldwide do, says the International Rosacea Foundation. Most at risk are people with fair skin, light-colored hair and eyes, particularly women between 30 and 60—especially Read More

Put Your Best Face Forward

Winter weather is no match for the magical moisturizing effects of BeauCle! If winter skin has got you down, don’t despair – repair! Our precious skin is the very first line of defense against the weather. But targeted ultra-hydrating skin care ingredients on the inside and on the outside can visibly combat the dehydrating, drying effects of the season. Supplementing with the right amount of the essential fatty acids (especially Read More

Erase Dark Circles, Wrinkles and Redness From the Inside Out

Your skin doesn’t lie….read your face like a book. It provides so many clues – when properly deciphered – that can lead you to the underlying causes of many outward beauty conditions that plague us all. We all love a quick fix that reflects cutting-edge science or simple healing wisdom passed down through the ages. Here are some of my favorites that can help transform your complexion from porous to porcelain, Read More

The 6 Fat Flush Commandments: Part 1

Surprising links between weight loss, your liver, your lymph and eating the right fat. 1. Love Your Liver Fat Flush is dedicated first and foremost to supporting the liver in its daunting role as the body’s purifier. In reality, the liver is perfectly designed to detoxify itself automatically, without any help from you or Fat Flush, for that matter. As the body’s premier detoxifier (think of it as the filter Read More

Revisiting Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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Omegasizing our kids. Are our children suffering from a Ritalin or Adderall deficiency? Judging by the number of prescriptions for both meds, you would certainly think so (1.9 million for Ritalin in 2005, 8.2 for Adderall 1). While Ritalin is historically the best known and best-selling drug prescribed for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), by 1999, Adderall had surpassed it as the ADHD drug of choice: More new prescriptions were Read More

Ignite Your Fat Burning Engine

Blast off fat this 4th of July. A hot topic (literally) of late has been capsaicin, a substance that has been firing up the circulation for centuries. Found in sweat-inducing foods and spices like cayenne, capsaicin provides the power to get the blood pumping efficiently, the body’s metabolic rate stimulated—and fat blasted out of the body. It works by turning white fat cells into brown, and then activating the hybrid Read More