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Is a Raw Food Diet Always Better? (Deliciously Playful Lana Episode 3 – Full Interview with Dr. Michael Greger)

"All cooked foods are unhealthy. All cooked foods are bad." "But... why? I love my steamed broccoli!” (Seriously?! ... unless you're sculpting your shredded six pack abs ;) )  “You don’t understand. Cooked foods are poisonous. To obtain the "purest form" of health, you need to go on a 100% raw food diet. It’s just something you have to do.” “But why?” “It’s the only way to obtain ...

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Sore Muscles – Cacao, Kale, Acai Berry Smoothie

This bowl is fabulously easy, fabulously quick and everything can be bought at a health food store in your lunch hour. I love this recipe because it is packed with the most nutritious superfoods you can think of: Acai berry and kale. The slighty tangy taste of the acai berry is met with the sweetness of the coconut water and the rich creaminess of the frozen bananas. And this smoky and ...

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Dangers of 3 Surprising Health Superfoods – Dr. Michael Greger

If you're wondering whether superfoods are worth it or not, you may want to read on. Many of us may be buying into the idea that we need certain superfoods to be at our optimal health. However, our interviewee today presents a controversial perspective on certain foods, one that many in the health and wellness industry may not necessarily agree with. For instance, he continues to encourage ...

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Mucus-free Diet: The Middle Way Diet for Ultimate Health? (Deliciously Playful Lana Episode 2 – Interview with Professor Spira from Mucus-Free Life)

So last time around, we talked about how Professor Spira lost 100-pounds *without* hard core exercising and starving himself. Better yet, Professor Spira did not feel hunger at all, have boundless energy and radiant health,  has maintained his weight and regained his health, and rarely spends any energy worrying about if the food he ate would make him fat (Yes,  I know we all this do it from ...

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Mucus-Free Diet: How to Lose 100 Pounds in 6-Months Without Hardcore Exercising (Interview with Professor Spira, Part 1)

So, you’ve got your workout plan. You’re doing HIIT trainings, 1000x crunches a day, and pushing your heart-rate to the max in hopes of burning more calories. And maybe you’re already seeing some results… (Hello six-pack, we’ve missed you!) Next, you need to examine your diet and figure out what you can do to improve your food choices so you can “burn fat” 24/7 sustainably (No, if you’ve ...

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8 Simple Tips to Enjoy Chinese New Year Without Gaining Weight

Happy Chinese New Year, everyone! :) As much as you’d love to regain your six-pack, there’s this one little obstacle that makes it that much tougher to stick to the plan: tempting treats. Everywhere you go, you’re being lured with carrot cakes drenched in oil, deep-fried dumplings, and all these other sweet treats. And as much as you’d like to say no, you don’t want to risk your loved ...

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Colon Hydrotherapy: Overlooked Way to Detox & Recharge?

Do you know the #1 obstacle you face in achieving your desired weight and health? You might be tempted to say, “Lack of discipline to workout 5x a week,” or “Bad genes,” or “Long working hours.” And all of those could be obstacles. But there’s one obstacle that exacerbates everything above and makes it much tougher to fix: A sluggish digestive system and toxic body, full of decade-old ...

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Headache Remedy Juice to Beat that Nasty Hangover

It's Wednesday morning. ... And you're tired. You went out for drinks with your clients last night (What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas ;) )... and you have a hangover. But, it's not Friday quite yet. You have to be super productive, and you need tons of energy to get through the week. Coffee sounds great, though this is going to be your eleventh cup of Americano this week. And ...

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