Detoxify with Cucumber and Kiwi

Looking for a refreshing drink that will also help you detoxify, lose weight, and just plain feel good?  We have it.  This cucumber and kiwi smoothie is exactly what the doctor ordered.  It tastes delicious and refreshing and will actually keep you satisfied for a good 2 hours, if you chose to drink it for breakfast.  The recipes makes about 20 oz.  For extra probiotic power, use 1 cup of kombucha instead of water.  Before You Start If you buy mint from the store, place Continue reading →

Comfort Food: Broad Bean Stew

When the weather is rainy and gloomy we tend to want comfort food.  Needless to say, we had more than a few of those days lately.  So I wanted something comforting, yet easy to make and nourishing.  As I was touring the grocery store looking for inspiration, I saw these beans that are rarely mentioned in cookbooks or other health-promoting venues.  But I do see them occasionally in health food stores.  I decided to give them a try.  I was not disappointed.   These broad Continue reading →

3 Mistakes People Make About Weight Loss

Are you confused by all the information about weight loss? Are you wondering what diet you should follow, high protein, packaged meals, or low calorie? Do you feel like you have tried everything with little to no results? Are you tired of calorie counting and portion control?  Do you wish you could eat without worrying about weight gain?  Join us on May 22nd for a webinar that will answer all these questions for you and will shed light on the 3 most common mistakes people make Continue reading →

The Truth About Salmon

These 2 documentaries shed light about this food that is touted to be the main source of omega 3 fatty acids.   You will learn the pros and cons of eating salmon.  You will discover the toxic ingredients hiding in the salmon flesh and you will discover what goes on in fish farms and how they are harmful to the environment, threaten the livelihood of fisherman, and can be a hazard to your health.  

Four facts You Should Know about Salmon

My last visit to the grocery store left me speechless! I walked by the fish section and saw 2 types of salmon: one dark orange and another light coral. The light coral one had a sign that read “farm raised. Color added”. Does that sound like something you want to it? I do applaud the grocery store for their honesty though. Every doctor, dietitian, and wannabe nutritionist will tell you to eat salmon because it is rich in omega 3 which reduce heart disease due Continue reading →