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 [...]

Exercise Free Tips for Losing Weight.

This one is from the April 23, 2012 issue of OK magazine.
1. Drink Water: Water keeps you hydrated and feeling full longer.
2. Eat Veggies: Pack along crunchy, raw vegetables, like broccoli or snow peas, for a high-fiber, low-cal midday snack.
3. Share: Split an appetizer or dessert with your dinner companion. You’ll save calories (and money) [...]

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 [...]

Another Healthy Reason to Eat Dark Chocolate.

I’m sorry for taking so long to add new blog entries. In all honesty, I’ve been going through a bit of a painful time but now I’m ready to take my own coaching advice. It’s tempting to curl up and do nothing but wallow in self-pity when you’re going through a difficult time in your [...]

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 [...]

Fat Blocker-Here’s a Sweet Way to Ward off Holiday Weight Gain.

This one is from the 1/2/12 issue of First magazine.
A sweet way to ward off holiday weight gain: Enjoy blood oranges. Italian researchers found that anthrocyanins, the antioxidants in responsible for the fruit’s vibrant red hue, prevent fat cells from filling. When animal subjects drank blood-orange juice daily, they lost up to 13 percent of [...]

Quick lunch box treat. It’s low in calories and it will keep you satisfied.

This is from the November/December issue of Fitness Magazine. Fill a tupperware container with:
cold string beans
edamame (look for ready to eat shelled edamame in your supermarket freezer to save time and money)
black beans
chopped scallions
dress it with a mixture of olive oil, rice wine vinegar, and apricot preserves for a hint of sweetness.