Starvation Versus Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting vs. Starving Yourself Intermittent fasting has been often confused with an idea of ‘starving’ yourself to lose weight.  One is an excellent part of a controlled way of approach and the other is unhealthy and unwise. People starve themselves by eating little to nothing in an attempt to control their ‘out of control’…read more

Why a System-Wide Detox Can Boost Your Immune System

Man smiling after taking a detox

Now more than ever is the time to boost your immune system.   Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak causing us all to stay indoors, we may get sidetracked in our health regimen. It is a very normal response to begin eating out of stress, boredom, or, quite honestly, out of fear. And so often…read more

Candida 101: What is Candida Overgrowth?

  What is Candida Overgrowth? Candida comes in many different forms, but the most common form found in the human body is candida albicans.  In short, candida is a yeast that grows within the human body. Candida can exist all throughout the human body. The science and medical communities are unsure if candida is present…read more

Loading Matters

Imagine a bow and arrow. If you want the arrow to really go far, you need to pull the string back as far as you can. It takes the effort of going backwards, just a little bit, in order to have a great forward movement. The same is true when it comes to loading and…read more

The Roaring 20’s

Flappers. Speakeasys. Parties like you’ve never seen… alright, maybe that was just in The Great Gatsby. But it is true that the 20’s were a time of breakthrough, and decided movement into the future. What would it look like for the 2020’s to have a similar attitude for you? You see, that’s a beautiful thing…read more

The Truth about Sugar Substitutes

Pile of sugar substitute

Sugar Substitutes The dark side of satisfying your sweet tooth at any cost Artificial Sweeteners Historically, artificial sweetener products have been called a ‘magic sweetener’ where you can attain the bliss of your out of control appetite with no consequences. Unfortunately, there are no such things as “no consequences.”   Eat to your heart’s content…read more

Game Plan for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Let’s make a plan. Protect your blindside – Go into the season of parties and feasting with a plan. Don’t walk in and let yourself eat anything and everything that you see. Instead, make a deal with yourself that you’re only going to each X number of treats or have X number of drinks. And…read more

Questions to Ask Yourself When Prepping for Skinny Up!®

Things to think through when deciding whether or not to do Skinny Up!® Do you have weight to lose? This is a pretty personal question. It depends on how you feel, your health, and what your goals are in life. We never get to look at another person and decide that they have weight to…read more

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Weight Loss

Woman measuring waist for weight loss

  There are opinions about weight loss everywhere. Almost every person you meet will tell you (with confidence!) exactly what you need to do in order to lose the weight that you’ve been struggling with for years. They have the best intentions, but do they really know what they’re talking about? With years of experience…read more

Comparing HCG & Skinny Up!®

  What is HCG? HCG stands for human chorionic gonadotropin which is a hormone that people naturally produce when pregnant or if they have cancer. HCG helps the body metabolize fat very effectively, and has been used as a part of weight loss regimens for some time. While HCG was in the original Skinny Up!®…read more