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Stimulate the Lymphatic System

Stimulating the Lymphatic SystemHow to Activate the Missing Link to Lasting Weight Loss.

With temperatures soaring, many of us will be exercising indoors and utilizing the most effective exercise known to man: rebounding.

Let me share with you what fitness expert Joanie Greggains and I wrote in The Fat Flush Fitness Plan:

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Are You an Emotional Eater?

emotional eatingPut Yourself First On Your To-Do List!

I am delighted to share a guest blog by my emotional eating expert, Dr. Denise Lamothe, author of The Taming of the Chew. I have come to regard Dr. Denise’s work with the utmost respect after seeing her in action all over the country.

Please let me know what you think of this excerpt:

“This excerpt from my latest book The Appetite Connection focuses on our emotions and the importance of “feeling good” to attract more “feel good” experiences. But, if we are physically depleted it is difficult to work on our emotional well-being. Continue reading →

Flax UP for the Fourth of July

flax up for the 4thCelebrate Independence with Delectable Omega-3 Rich Chips and Dip.

Move over Mary’s Gone Crackers!  There’s a new gluten-free cracker in town that’s made its debut and is just as crispy and satisfying as the best of them!

My Flax Snackers are a perfect nutritious and delicious starter for this weekend’s Fourth of July Celebration and are full of Omega-3 fiber from flax seeds. Flax seeds are uniquely satisfying and healthy because they supply lignans.

Lignans—which are 800 times more concentrated in flax seeds than in any other plant—are well recognized as mini miracle workers. They not only kill viruses but they also help to knock out type 2 diabetes, lower LDL cholesterol, and help to reverse atherosclerosis. Continue reading →

Undetected Food Intolerances Equal False Fat

food sensitivitiesFood Sensitivities Lead to Surprising Weight Gain

The most common everyday foods like wheat, dairy, corn, yeast, sugar, peanuts and soy can lead to weight loss resistance!

They create bloating and inflammation while inhibiting your ability to access stored body fat as fuel and tamp down metabolism.

And they are everywhere these days.

A young mother told me that she wasn’t sure what she would make for her daughter’s holiday party at preschool—in the class of eight, there was a child with a peanut allergy, a child with an egg allergy, another with a gluten allergy and one more with a milk allergy.

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Summer Fat Flushing Detox

Summer SmoothiesCool down and melt the fat with juicy fruit smoothies!

Juicy, succulent fruits, especially berries of all kind—like raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries—are the perfect antidote to rising temperatures.

But blueberries, especially, are quite the superfruit these days. In honor of the beautiful blues, July has even been named “National Blueberry Month.”

With an ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) score of 6552, one cup of blueberries can take care of your minimum daily recommendation of antioxidants and then some. Continue reading →

11 Super Foods for Super Dads

father's dayCulinary Cures for Men, And The Women Who Love Them

On Sunday we will be celebrating Father’s Day. To honor special fathers everywhere, here are my 11 Foods to help keep the male heart and prostate as healthy as possible, protect against environmental stressors, slow down the aging process, ward off prostate woes, and aid in restful sleep. Continue reading →

Dispelling the Cholesterol Myth

man cholesterolSizing up Cholesterol for the Man in Your Life.

When it comes to cholesterol, size—not type—doesn’t just matter, it may be life-saving!

This is important news everywhere as we approach June 15 and celebrate Father’s Day honoring our dads, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, cousins and special friends.

Sadly, heart disease is still one of the leading cause of death among males in this country.

Now you can forget about “good cholesterol” (HDL), “bad cholesterol” (LDL) and even total cholesterol.

They are history, according to integrative cutting edge cardiologists like Dr. Mark Houston and Dr. Stephen Sinatra. Continue reading →

6 Incredible Fat Flush Transformations!

Fat Flush success storiesThey lost a total of 350 lbs and regained their health!

I’ll admit it, I’m in awe.

Over the past 25 years, whether its 10 lbs or 100 lbs, literally thousands of Fat Flushing men and women have lost weight and kept it off. Using the Fat Flush diet and detox principles, they’ve also accrued a myriad of lifestyle benefits.

This is all the more admirable when you consider that weight loss is not just about counting calories, exercise, and willpower anymore.

There are a number of factors that play an insidious role in weight loss resistance including undetected food sensitivities, insulin resistance, inflammation, malabsorption, GMOS, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, obesogens, plastics, pesticides, hypothyroidism, adrenal fatigue, estrogen dominance, yeast overgrowth, liver toxicity and a lack of beneficial gut bacteria. Continue reading →

Why Stress Is Making You Fat, Frazzled, and Frustrated

adrenal stress

Stop the Stress Fat Cycle Once and For All.

 

Quick, ask yourself the following questions:

  • Are you hypothyroid?
  • Constantly fighting belly fat and blood sugar highs and lows?
  • Infections, allergies, and sensitivities to environmental triggers got you down?
  • Crave caffeine, sugar, and/or salt for quick energy?
  • Tired all day and wired before bed?
  • Overwhelmed by stress and easily irritable?
  • Trouble sleeping through the night?
  • Suffering from “night owl” syndrome or getting a second wind after 10 PM?
  • Dark circles or bags under your eyes?

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The #1 Factor Fueling Your Sugar Cravings

sugar cravingsOvercome Weight Loss Resistance, Restore Belly FLAT

If you are struggling to lose weight, but find that your cravings overpower your willpower then you’re not alone! I have a strong suspicion that more than 50% of the population struggles with an underlying condition that goes undetected and unsuspected by most health care practitioners.

Along with your belly bloat and stubborn fat, you’re also contending with one or more additional challenges like fatigue, hypothyroid, adrenal burnout, eczema, acne, mood swings, sinus infections, digestive difficulties or autoimmune challenges. Any one of these seemingly unrelated symptoms can be a sign of an insidious invader.

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