Weight Loss

Looking to Lose Weight? Try a Cleansing Green Smoothie

Posted by on May 12, 2011 | 5 comments

Several months ago, I posted my favorite Green Smoothie recipe, and people have been very enthusiastic about it! Since then, I attended a Raw Food workshop, and was told that leaving out the concentrated fats and proteins (almonds and flaxseed, in this case) would turn my smoothie into a low-fat,  easily-digested and highly cleansing drink, appropriate for daily consumption during a 10 day detox, for example. I was fairly certain that I would get hungry well before lunchtime with these revised smoothies, but decided to give it a shot. I doubled the amount of greens, berries, and water, left...

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Fresh Juices – Elixir of the Gods

Posted by on Mar 8, 2011 | 0 comments

I recently spent several days at a raw food retreat, and was served amazing gourmet raw foods. Delicious, healthy, and inspirational, all things considered. The primary inspiration I came home with was to dig out my juicer (yes, I occasionally get enthusiastic about health fads, and buy the appropriate tools) and start using it again. Regularly. Which prompted me to de-clutter my kitchen counter, so that there would be a place for my juicer to live, so that I would be more likely to use it. So, now I have a lovely, tidy, clutter-free kitchen, and have been enjoying delicious juices on a...

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Take Control of Your Weight: 5 Easy Steps

Posted by on Feb 2, 2011 | 1 comment

If you’ve been trying to get to, and STAY AT, a healthier body-weight, but have had limited success, you probably already know that DIETS DON’T WORK! The problem with going on a diet to lose weight is that it tends to be a temporary measure. And an unpleasant one at that. If you want to lose weight, and keep it off, permanently, the best way to make that happen is to adopt healthy lifestyle changes, permanently. These are five lifestyle changes that can kick-start your new healthy-for-life lifestyle, and will product rapid improvements in physical condition. 1) Get enough sleep...

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