Does everything that goes in your mouth have to TASTE good?

“I can’t get my family to drink green smoothies because they don’t taste good!” We just celebrated 10 years of being “GreenSmoothieGirl” online, and 20 years of drinking at least one quart of green smoothie a day, myself, plus feeding them to my kids. I don’t even REMEMBER smoothies and green juice and vegetables not…

Don’t Get Your Calcium From Milk

Young woman refusing to drink milk

One of the most powerful industries in America is the dairy industry, earning over $50 billion and spending over $200 million annually to spread the lie that dairy products are necessary for human children’s health. They’re smart enough to target mothers (and they started, very successfully, with our grandmothers), because parents can create habits for…

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…

Another Food Fad? Bone Broth!

Bone broth cafes are popping up everywhere, and my friend Dr. Kellyann just released her book, The Bone Broth Diet. So what do I think about it? Check out my new video.

Paleo Diet: The Good, Bad, and Ugly! {NEW VIDEO}

I’m talking about FOOD FADS for the next couple of weeks. I’ve written on it before. Now here’s my video.  I don’t have a vendetta against the Paleo Diet. I just think people should know that it’s a fad, that there are good and bad things about it, and that it has little or nothing…

Why I Never Drink Fruit Juice

why i never drink juice

I used to drink fruit juice, until I discovered whole-food green smoothies Last week, I ran into a friend of mine that I haven’t seen in, literally, 15 years. She told me that 20 years ago, I taught her green smoothies. To my horror, she’s still making them the way I did back then in the…

Great infographics on SUGAR consumption

SugarScience.org has some great infographics on the effects of sugar for humans eating a processed diet. Here are some of them, hope you can share with your kids and reflect on the benefits of eating greens, vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, nuts and seeds, instead of processed foods produced by Big Agra!      …

Are you ready to clean up your act, after the holidays?

When I’m on speaking tour meeting my GSG friends, I get this comment a lot: “I’ve been thinking about doing the GreenSmoothieGirl Detox, buuuuuut……” I get it! The first time I did a 3-week detox program, it was after years of thinking about it, wanting to, but avoiding it. All out of fear of the…