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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

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

7 Hormone Tune-Ups for Lasting Weight Loss

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Fast fixes for hormone harmony. “I can’t lose weight because my hormones are out of whack.” I have heard this sentiment from countless female clients. Women suffering from fatty liver, prediabetes, high cholesterol, gallbladder problems, and depression feel powerless in their struggle to lose weight and feel healthy. Hormonal imbalance has long been to blame for unexplained weight gain. As we age, many factors can upset the delicate balance between Read More

The Watercress Sensation

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Meet the newest beautifying and detoxifying super green. Watercress is destined to become your new BFF. But, if you’re like many people, you probably only think of it as a garnish—and one that you might even leave off your plate. Do reconsider. This vegetable has always been a favorite of mine, so why does it get overlooked? It possesses a rather pungent flavor—reminiscent of mustard—but with a refreshing “bite” that Read More

The Spice of Summer

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Detoxify and energize with this slimming spice. It seems that so many folks testify to being all around happier during the summer months. I must say, it makes sense. There’s a sense of healing that seems to come from blue skies and golden sun—enjoyed safely, of course. Plus, there are numerous events with loved ones and increased opportunities to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. Along these lines of Read More

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

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

Welcome Spring 4 Ways

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Pre-order these healthy reads to start the season right. Hello, spring! With the beginning of spring on March 21st, it’s time to get healthy again. And what better way to get on track than with a trusty tried-and-true companion or companions by your side. For Fat Flushers who are new to the program—or for those who are continuing with it, full speed ahead—I have great news for you! All three Read More

What’s Your Spring Detox Plan?

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Spring ahead with the Three-Day Tune-UP. We’re a week and a half away from spring—can you believe it? I love this time of year because it’s such a great opportunity to make positive changes in our lives. Making changes—even ones that benefit us—can be tough, and for some making changes during “transition times” feels more natural. Our last transition time was the beginning of the new year. If since then Read More