Calcium – They Will Never Tell You This!

Calcium – They Will Never Tell You This!

They Will Never Tell You This!

If you get a bone scan, your bones appear weak, and you get a diagnosis of osteopenia or osteoporosis, I’ll bet you they will never test your calcium level. But if by some chance they did, I’ll bet they would never be able to tell you why an elevated calcium level is associated with osteoporosis.

What Elevated Calcium Could Mean

High calcium is known as the calcium shell and is characterized by depression, fatigue, lowered awareness, defensiveness, rigidity, loss of sexual desire, apathy, bone spurs, arthritis, general aches and pains, arteriosclerosis, high blood pressure, impaired circulation, impaired movement, muscle cramps, tension, anxiety, irritability, difficulty sleeping, and osteoporosis.

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Shake Off the Pounds

Shake Off the Pounds

Shake Off the Pounds

Are you ready to get serious about your weight loss.

I have some great news for you. Sipping Skinny is really working for a lot of people. Good diets are as much about committing to change your internal landscape as they are about changing your outward appearance. If you’re ready to get healthier and skinnier, I suggest you join today and change your inner and outer landscape.

I’ve been doing my own Sipping Skinny program. I’m very excited to say I’ve lost ALMOST 10 POUNDS!!!

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Depression & Mental Fog Gone with Watercress

Depression & Mental Fog Gone with Watercress

Depression & Mental Fog Gone with Watercress

Watercress was once considered by the Greeks and Romans to be a symbol of strong, influential people. And since the time of Hippocrates, it has been used as a remedy for various ailments. In the 1700s, Nicholas Culpeper (author of Culpeper’s Herbal) believed watercress could cleanse the blood.  But somewhere along the way, it fell from grace. Not that long ago watercress was only used as just a garnish on a plate and in tea sandwiches. But not anymore. It’s making a comeback. It’s a superfood star. Research on its health benefits abound. In fact it recently got a perfect score of 100 for all around high nutrients beating out even kale.

Look to folate, along with B6 and B12, which improve memory and cognitive function.  Watercress is rich in folate and folate has been found to reduce the risk of depression. A study at the Rush University on 954 people for 4.5 years showed that consumption of vegetables rich in folate, vitamin K, lutein, and beta-carotene was associated with slower cognitive decline. (1) L-Methylfolate is the only form of folate that crosses the blood-brain barrier.  It has a role in neurotransmitter synthesis, indirectly facilitating the synthesis of serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine—three neurotransmitters involved in mood regulation and other important functions. And, yes, you guessed it! Watercress is high in methylfolate. That is also true of other green veggies. Most fresh greens are sources of folate. They have between 50% and 100% of their folate in the active L-methylfolate form. Genesis Superfood Juice Powder has watercress juice powder as part of the delicious mix.

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Tips to Grow Hair!

Tips to Grow Hair!

Tips to Grow Hair

A number of years ago my hair started falling out. It fell and fell until I had about half the hair left that I’d started with. I learned a lot about getting one’s hair back. I”m excited to share some tips with you that helped me grow my hair back.

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Grandma’s Recipe!

Grandma’s Recipe!

Eat Cabbage…Bye-Bye Hunger!

I’ve made an interesting discovery this week. Three evenings in a row I’ve made a cabbage skillet dish for dinner like my grandmother used to make. That happened because I purchased this HUGE head of organic cabbage and I didn’t want it to go to waste. I sautéed onion and cabbage and  added grass-fed uncured beef franks plus apple cider vinegar. After eating just one serving of this dish each night, I was not hungry for anything else. I felt completely satisfied. I lost a half pound each day. (BTW—I’ve lost 9 pounds since I started on my Sipping Skinny diet.) If you make this dish your low carb meal a couple times a week on my Sipping Skinny program, you should lose about 2-3 pounds a week.

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What You EAT (and drink) Can Help Fight Depression

What You EAT (and drink) Can Help Fight Depression

Depression Fighting Juices and Foods

I received a call this week from a friend whose close friend committed suicide recently. His friend had been depressed and had just started taking medication for the depression. Anthony Bourdain suffered from depression. So did Kate Spade. We’ve seen a rash of suicides lately that were connected with depression.

Many people suffer from a depressive disorder and live in the shadows of their pain because they don’t want to get the stigma of having any kind of mental problem. It’s nothing to be embarrassed by or ashamed of. Approximately 21.5 million Americans suffer from depression. 

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Reduct Tummy Bloat Fast…

Reduct Tummy Bloat Fast…

…with these juices.

Lemon

Lemons are natural diuretics and a gentle laxative when added to warm water.

Celery

Celery is a digestive aid that helps you regulate bowel movements and control intestinal gas because its phytochemicals are known to decrease fluid retention.

Cucumber

Rich in quercitin, cucumbers help reduce bloating.

Parsley

Add parsley to anything and you’ll be blasting out belly bloating.

Watermelon

Watermelon has natural diuretic properties and is a great source of potassium. Keeping a balance between sodium and potassium is important to control bloat.

Turmeric and Rosemary

Add turmeric and rosemary to juices and water to reduce bloating.

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