I Went Without Food for 40 Days. Here’s What I Learned.

I’m completely fascinated by the process and benefits of fasting. I’m talking about eating absolutely nothing for a long period of time. (With water, it’s called “water fasting”–or without water, it’s called “dry fasting.”) And I’ve always felt that when Christians, Muslims, and Jews quit fasting routinely, we lost something important. After all, some sects…

“The Biggest Loser” Bob Harper Changes His Position on Low-Carb Diets

“The Biggest Loser” Bob Harper Changes His Position on Low-Carb Diets

Bob Harper is The Biggest Loser’s enthusiastic personal trainer. He rose to fame, helping hundreds of contestants lose thousands of pounds, with his positivity and encouragement, on one of the most successful reality TV shows that had us all glued to our seats. Both he and Jillian Michaels have built multi-million-dollar personality brands, drafting off…

8 Detoxifying Drinks: What Works? What Doesn’t?

Assorted colors of detoxifying drinks

These days, everyone is doing a “detox,” and there are so many programs and protocols out there claiming to have the best detoxifying drinks. How do you sift through the noise, to find something truly effective? I’m a 25-year researcher in human detoxification. My grandmother, who beat cancer with the highly detoxifying Gerson protocol, after…

Open Letter To A Cancer Patient…My Alternative Cancer Treatment Plan

Cancer woman lying in hospital bed, touching child's hand

I recently had this PM conversation with a GreenSmoothieGirl follower, when she asked me: What can I do to help my friend who has cancer? I share that conversation here, because I am asked a question just like hers, often. Those who follow my work tend to be more educated than most, about the problems…

What Does ORGANIC Mean? (Should I Pay More For It–Or Not?)

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: This is a topic I have wondered about for years. I don’t think buying organic foods is worth it, because there’s no way to know if it is actually organic. My uncle is a farmer and does not grow organic crops. However, he has friends who are “certified organic” farmers and they use…

9 Surprising Reasons People Don’t Get Well, Or Stay Well

9 Surprising Reasons People Don’t Get Well--Or Stay Well

In the 25 years since I learned how to get healthy, and then did it–I’ve never stopped researching. I even went on a global investigative tour of 19 holistic wellness clinics. And I continue to write about what I learned about how people get well. In that research tour, and my 450-city, 6-year speaking tour,…