Sleep Better Tonight with Help from this Essential Vitamin.

This is from Woman’s World 7/9/12.
Drift off to sleep faster with B12.
This nutrient is essential for brain function. It’s a proven remedy for depression, anxiety, and memory lapses. Now Japanese research suggest a daily 1,000 mug dose could also help you drift ff more easily. “B12 nourishes your brain’s pineal gland, helping it produce a [...]

Foods that Whittle Your Middle.

This is from the May 7, 2012 issue of Us Magazine.
I’m not going to write the details about why these foods work because you can read about them in my past blog entries. But here are the top food that Hollywood Stars use to slim their stomachs. Fit these foods into your regular daily diet [...]

The 10 Second Cure for Stress Eating.

This one is from the Summer 2012 issue of the Self Guide to Flat Abs Made easy.
Should I eat a cookie? The 10 second cure for stress eating.
Fending off a snack attack can be as simple as asking, Am I hungry? When a craving doesn’t come from hunger, food will never satisfy it, says Michelle [...]

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Detox.

This detox program is from Gwyneth Paltrow’s website, Goop. Check out for the recipes in this detox. Her site is great.
According to Dr. Alejandro Junger* (our detox specialist) in addition to the above, there are a few more “basic principles of detoxification” that should be kept in mind while following our detox menus.

Do deep [...]

Natural Happy Pills

This is from Women’s Health Magazine (Novemember 2011).
Folate isn’t just for expectant moms. New Research shows that a broken-down form of the nutrient can help antidepressants do their job better. Patients who took prescription L-methylfolate along with a daily antidepressant had 50 percent fewer symptoms than those who took the antidepressant alone. “The brain needs [...]

The 8 Wonders Of Matcha Green Tea

This is from which really is a great site that’s packed with a lot of interesting information.
The 8 Wonders Of Matcha Green Tea
Zen Buddhist monks don’t know much about building muscle, but they know a lot about living long, unstressed lives. One of their secrets: drinking matcha green tea.
by Dr. Sara Solomon P.T., DMD Feb [...]

Is Your Meal a Downer?

This is from the Winter 2012 issue of Health Monitor magazine.
Before you bite into that doughnut or cheeseburger, consider this: It may cause your mood to crash, say Spanish researchers who studied more than 12,000 people. Their finding: Those who chowed down on lots of foods filled with trans fats (baked goods, drive-through fare, processed [...]

Fish Oil Eases Eczema.

Eczema hasn’t been as much of a problem for me in recent years but I’ve had terrible bouts of it and I know terrible it can be. Here’s a bit of information about how to keep eczema under control from the 1/2/12 issue of First magazine.
If you have an eczema flare-up, take a fish-oil supplement [...]

Cherry Juice is a Sleeping Aid.

This one is from NE mag January 9, 2012.
Want to sleep longer? Try cherry juice. Researchers found that adults who drank two glasses of tart cherry ice daily slept 39 minutes longer-and got a more refreshing night’s sleep. The study from Britain’s Northumbria University found significant improvements in sleep behaviors of cherry juice drinkers, including [...]

Eat Chocolate for Better Eyesight!

This is from the January 2012 issue of Oprah magazine.
Here’s an eye-opener: For years studies have shown that flavonols, the antioxidant-rich compounds found in cocoa, improve circulation. Now new research indicates that because those compounds increase blood flow to the brain, they may also help you see more clearly. Two and a half hours after [...]