Hypothyroid and Weight Loss

Hypothyroid and Weight Loss

Make it Watercress Juice!

An ancient green, watercress is said to have been a staple in the diet of Roman soldiers, which they used for energy and brain power. It is a part of the cruciferous vegetable family along with kale, broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts.

Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used watercress to treat his patients. It was widely available until the 19th century and watercress sandwiches were a staple of the working class in England.

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The Liver, Fat-Burning & Weight Loss

The Liver, Fat-Burning & Weight Loss

The Liver, Fat-Burning & Weight Loss

Your liver is a major fat-burning organ as well as the organ that generates ketones used for energy. It also synthesizes fatty acids, triglycerides, phospholipids and cholesterol that are incorporated into lipoproteins for distribution throughout your body. Your liver uses cholesterol and phospholipids to make bile that aids in dietary fat digestion and absorption in your small intestine. Vitamins and iron are stored in your liver.

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Reset Your Brain & Lose Weight

Reset Your Brain & Lose Weight

Reset Your Brain & Lose Weight

“The evidence is quite convincing – eating fattening foods causes inflammatory cells to go into the hypothalamus,” explains nationally known obesity expert Louis Aronne, M.D., Director of the Comprehensive Weight-Control Program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital /Weill Cornell Medical Center.. “This overloads the neurons and causes neurological damage.”

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Brown Fat…Get more!

Brown Fat…Get more!

Brown Fat…how to get more!

Do you have too much white fat and not enough brown fat? Brown fat actually helps you burn calories and sucks white fat out of the rest of the body. Brown fat can increase your metabolic set point.

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3 Diuretic Juices & Sipping Skinny Jumpstart

3 Diuretic Juices & Sipping Skinny Jumpstart

3 Diuretic Juices & Sipping Skinny Jumpstart

My latest book is officially out!! It’s not too late to get a jumpstart on your summer weight loss. Sipping Skinny recipes and plan can help you. Today I want to share with you some of the juices mentioned in Sipping Skinny that can help you lose weight and get rid of extra water weight.

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Best Juices is you have Diabetes

Best Juices is you have Diabetes

Diabetes & Juicing

I continue to hear people say that their doctor told them they could not juice because they have diabetes.  Many people think juice is synonymous with fruit juice.  Fruit juice is not what I recommend people juice, and especially anyone with diabetes or other sugar metabolism problems, with the exception of berries and lemon and lime.  You can add lemon and lime to any vegetable juice combination for flavor.  

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Addressing the Stress & Weight Connection

Addressing the Stress & Weight Connection

Stressing Out Over Your Weight?

Are you doing everything right when it comes to diet and exercise, but you’re still not losing weight especially around the midsection? The issue could be chronic stress. Is stress eating an old friend? How about making poor food choices when you feel anxious, depressed or nervous? Stress is not just some inconvenience to push through. Failing to address the stress in your life has profound ramifications on your weight as well as your health.

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