Food fads: What’s good and what’s bad about Weight Watchers?

I’ve been sharing with you my thoughts on food and diet fads and cults—and today I’m tackling Weight Watchers. “What!!” you say? “Weight Watchers is an American institution!” Sure. Millions have lost weight with Weight Watchers. And I acknowledge the good things about it. But it’s a bit of a revolving door. Let me explain.…

Counting Bites Health Fad

Have you heard of the new diet “Counting Bites”? This is a new fad that has you obsess about counting bites instead of calories or grams of fat. We already know that counting calories leads to suppressing calories which leads to depriving yourselves of food in general. When we deprive ourselves of food, we experience…

I was interviewed on Food Heals Nations podcast!

Robyn on Food Heals Nation Podcast

The ladies at Food Heals Nations are passionate about helping you discover ways to be well, using food. Of course, that’s my jam too! Check out the podcast I did with them. I know we are one month into the new year and it may be a little late to say this but . . .…

JJ Virgin: How Food Intolerance becomes the REAL Cause of Weight Gain

JJ Virgin Diet paperback

Here’s a question for you: If you wanted to be your leanest, fittest self and follow the healthiest diet in the world, what would you eat? You’re probably thinking egg-white veggie omelets, maybe some Greek-style nonfat yogurt, low-calorie whey protein shakes, and perhaps a soy-based veggie burger on a whole-grain bun. Here’s the real bummer:…

Mindy loses 110 pounds doing 12 Steps to Whole Foods

Before After Detox

“Finding green smoothies has changed my life FOREVER!!!” Since we have a 60% off special on the 12 Steps to Whole Foods program and the Detox is 30% off for 2 more days, I thought I’d share this. This comes from Mindy Powell who lost 100+ pounds following these programs. I love Mindy’s pics and…

BlendAid gave $15,000+ to Mothers Without Borders!

BlendAid helps Mothers Without Borders build a school in Zambia

To followers of our BlendAid campaign….. I am happy to announce that the BlendAid campaign (a partnership of GreenSmoothieGirl, BlendTec, and Roxberry) wrapped up an enormous success today. We had thousands of participants leaving hundreds to thousands of comments daily on the blog. We had LOTS of winners of $200–$2,000+ prize packages from our AMAZING sponsors. We raised well…