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Detox Guide: Day 6 – The Benefits of a Detox

On Day 6 of your detox, you are most likely starting to feel some of the benefits beyond weight loss! Those of you who have completed a cleanse before, have realized a variety of benefits and you are definitely feeling some now. But this may be quite a different experience for those new to cleansing. […]

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6 Healthy Homemade Pet Treats for Dogs & Cats

Imagine if you had to eat the same meal day in and day out. Our pets deserve a little something different every now and then. That’s why this week – we’ve put together a recipe roundup featuring healthy homemade treats that dogs and cats will absolutely love you for! We’ve got three for the pups […]

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Detox Guide: Day 5 – Weight Loss With Detox

Well, here it is, Day 5 of the Step by Step Guide to Detox Series. I hope you are all hanging in there and starting to experience more energy. If you’ve been practicing clean eating and supporting your body’s detoxification effots, you may have noticed some weight loss by now. See what all of that […]

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Detox Guide Day 4: Detox Symptoms

Welcome to day four of your detox guide! Many people worry about having detox symptoms, also known as Herxheimer reaction symptoms, so I wanted to briefly share some insights about it. Occasionally, an individual undergoing a detox or cleanse program may experience a Herxheimer reaction (named after Karl Herxheimer). This generally occurs in people whose […]

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Workout Wednesday: Building Healthy Muscle Mass

Believe it or not, there are many people out there who think there’s really only one pathway to building muscle — lifting weights. When I was a graduate student, I used to frequent my local Anytime Fitness because it was a block from my apartment building. I was always there by 8:00 a.m., and there was […]

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Detox Guide: Day 3 – Improving the Paths of Elimination

Welcome to day three, everyone! Today the focus is on elimination. Not the most glamorous of topics, but important all the same, even critical! As I mentioned in my introduction to this series, toxins are everywhere in today’s environment — in our water, food, air, carpet, cleaning products, skin products, fillings, nonstick cookware, nail polish, […]

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Detox Guide: Day 2 – How Much Water to Drink on a Detox?

Welcome back for day two of The Detox Guide to a successful detox! I hope all is going well. Many people ask, how much water should I drink on a detox? The correct answer depends on you, your activities and your environment. The question really is, how much water does your body need? The body […]

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Detox Guide: Day 1 – Your Detoxification Food Plan

Welcome to Day 1 of The Detox Guide series! I am excited to share information about this process with all of you, and I am hoping it will help you be even more successful with your efforts. Today’s topic is your food plan. Obviously, there are foods you are going to need to avoid, but […]

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Recipe Round-up: 4 Scrumptious Smoothies for Your Upcoming Detox

  To coincide with the kickoff of our 7-Day Step-by-Step Detox Guide articles that start posting on Monday, January 5th, I thought I’d share some great detox smoothie recipes. Pretty timely, right? I’m sure you will enjoy each of them — not only during your detox, but also long afterwards as part of a healthier […]

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Say Goodbye to Caffeine with Herbal Tea

With every new year comes a new set of resolutions, things we vow we’re going to do or change before the end of that year. According to a study in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45% of Americans make resolutions, but only 8% actually achieve them. 24% of people never succeed and fail every year. 49% […]

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