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Rebel Against Cruelty

I wonder if we have all lost our “common sense” gene.

That little gene that tells us, no matter how old we are, that it is not okay to harass, hurt or torment others.

But how do you nurture that common sense “gene” and let it make you stronger so that you can you rebel against anything cruel, limiting or unfair?

How do you become a beacon of change for everyone around you?

Check out the video to learn more!

How do you Rebel Against Cruelty?

What was your last act of kindness?

Share your stories below!

 

Dark Chocolate: A Guilty Pleasure That’s Good For You!

For many people, chocolate is a guilty pleasure.

But its key ingredient, cocoa powder, has several health benefits, especially when used as a supplement.

Eaten in small amounts, this indulgence can have positive effects on the immune and cardiovascular systems and boost your mood.

Check out this video to learn the top 7 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Are you a serious choco-holic? Have you tried dairy-free, chocolate bars?

Let me know by leaving a comment below!

6 Foods To Eat Before/After A Workout

Regular exercise is an essential part of healthy living.

It helps your body stay strong and flexible, helps your blood sugar stay balanced and your blood pumping.

It is important also to give your body the right fuel it needs for energy endurance and repair before, during and after your workout.

So, what are the best foods to get the best out of your workout?

These foods will help you reach your workout goals faster and get that sexy body in shape quicker.

 

 

Which ones of these foods do you already consume regularly?

Which one was a surprise for you?

Let me know! Leave a comment below.

 

What If The Whole World Ate Like Americans?

The US has about 5% of the world’s population but uses 25% of the world’s energy.

If the rest of the world ate as much food or used as much energy and natural resources as Americans do, we would need…

2 planets….

to sustain life.

How can you lower your carbon footprint with eco-friendly eating habits?

Check out this video to learn how!

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Which one of these tips are you most likely to implement today?

Let me know by leaving a message below!

 

 

Want To Lose Weight, Feel Great And Look Hot? SLEEP!

Are you sleeping well?

Do you wake up feeling refreshed, energized and ready to take on the day?

If you AREN’T, you need to watch this video. If you ARE, you need to SHARE this video with the estimated 50% of the North American population that is not!

Check out these great tips to help improve the quality of your sleep!

 

 

How many hours to you sleep?

Are you getting high quality sleep?

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The Wonders and Benefits of Chlorophyll

Chlorophyll, the stuff that makes plants green, is amazing!

Filled with nutrients and easy to obtain from plants and in liquid supplement form, it would be a sin not to take advantage of it.

It has SO MANY health benefits it makes it a true

SUPER-FOOD!

Check out this video to find out about the wonders and benefits of chlorophyll and the best way to have it every day!

Have you tried liquid chlorophyll supplement before?

What has been your experience?

If you haven’t, give it a try and let me know what you think!

Let me know by LEAVING A MESSAGE BELOW!

 

Debunking Myths About Plant-Based Eaters

 

As you try to improve your health by changing your diet and including more whole foods, you will get the inevitable questions from some well-intentioned (for the most part) people questioning your new healthy choices.

After hearing some of the CRAZIEST arguments and questions myself and through my clientele, I decided to write this post, to debunk some of the more prevalent myths about plant-based eaters.

So, whether you are vegetarian,  vegan or an occasional meat-eaters who still centers your diet around fruits, vegetables and whole grains, you might want to CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO to help you with the inevitable questions coming your way!

 

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Which one of these have you heard the most?

Have any of these helped you debunk your OWN myths about plant-based eaters?

Let me know by LEAVING A MESSAGE BELOW!

 

3 Easy Steps To Eliminate Negativity From Your Life

I’m sure it’s happened to you:

You are ready to be focused, positive and driven, but sometimes life gets to you and things get a bit tougher.

What to do when life throws you lemons?

Start with these 3 simple steps to change your perception and state from a negative one, to a positive one.

 

 

Leave a comment! Tell me which one of these steps you are most likely to use first?

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Let’s Take The Crap Out!

Ok, I know the topic of poo is a fairly uncomfortable one for many people out there.

But does it have to be?

Truth of the matter is that we are all (technically) doing it every day…. or at least we should.

And what about going further, taking even more crap out?

Perhaps years of toxic crap stuck in your intestines, making you feel like…. well, like crap!

Colon Cleansing is what I’m talking about!

I’ve been doing colon cleansing with my girl Marika for years. I love what the practice has done for my body, my health and well-being.

The subject of colon cleanse is a bit of a touchy one for a lot of people, so I wanted to ask my therapist about the benefits of colon cleansing (commonly known as colonic) and share what she had to say with you. Check out the interview below.

What do you think?

Would you try it?

Have you every tried a colonic?

What has been your experience?

Leave a comment below!

 

10 Must-Have Items On Your Healthy Bucket List

Are you as sad as I am that summer is almost over? I’m trying really hard to hold on to the last few warm days of the year :(.

OK, on to today’s topic.

Do you have a Health Bucket List?

How about a list of health/weight loss goals?

In my experience, these are the Top 10 Things everyone should have in their “HEALTHY BUCKET LIST” in order to ensure that all other “Bucket List” health items get accomplished.

 

 

How many of these do you have in your bucket list?

Add the rest to your list and SHARE this video with your friends, so they too can reach their health and well-being goals!

Water And Lemon: Simple Routine That Makes A Huge Difference

If you have space for only one HEALTHY ROUTINE in your life right now, let it be this:

Drink A Glass of Warm Water With The Juice Of 1/4 Lemon Every Morning!

This is a very simple, easy-to-do routine that most people enjoy and I think you will too.

The benefits are amazing: from balancing  your pH, to cleansing your liver and from aiding digestion to clearing your skin.

Check out the video below to learn about the benefits of drinking WATER WITH LEMON each morning.

 

 

In the comments below, tell me which one of these benefits is going to get you to try this morning ritual.

Or, if you’re already a lemon water junkie, what specific benefits have you noticed?

 

Is It Possible To Lose Weight In A Healthy Way Without Crash Diets?

Can you lose weight in a healthy way without crash dieting?

The Answer is YES! But Wait!

If you’re looking for a way to lose a ton of weight in a few days, you are in the wrong place.

Quick Fixes Don’t Work… And  You Won’t Find Them Here!

But, it is definitely possible to lose weight consistently in a healthy way. I’ve personally coached dozens of people through this process, some losing as many as 20 lbs. in 21 days (though the more typical results are 10 lbs. in 21 days).

That’s 10 pounds in 3 weeks! IMPRESSIVE.

Check out the video below to learn the 6 basic guidelines that have helped tons of people lose weight and feel great!

 

 

Have you tried some of these before? Which ones have been helpful for you? Leave a comment below this video. Thanks!

 

Is A Gluten Free Diet Better For You?

Do you know what’s all the hoopla about gluten? Is it bad, is it not? Should I bother  with a gluten free diet?

Gluten is a type of protein found in processed foods made from wheat and barley.

Today, you find gluten in a lot of processed and packaged foods.

So, that doesn’t sound too bad, does it? Well, it’s time to get all the facts about gluten before deciding if

A Gluten Free Diet Is Right For You

 

 

After watching the video, tell me: do you want to go gluten-free? Have you done it? What has been your experience? Leave a comment below this video. Thanks!

 

Enzymes: What Are They And Why Should I Care?

An integral part of a diet for optimum health is the consumption of fruits, nuts and vegetables in their raw form.

Uncooked, raw and ripe fruits and veggies are full of live enzymes, vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, fiber and much more.

Do you know what enzymes are and more importantly, why are they important for you?

Check out today’s blog entry to learn more about the:

Power Of Enzymes!

 

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Jovanka On The China Study

This wonderful read, written by Doctors T. Colin Campbell and his son Dr. Tom Campbell back in 2006 has had the biggest impact in my quest for health and well-being so far today.

So much so in fact, that I decided to complete Dr. Campbell’s prestigious Plant-Based Nutrition Program from Cornell University.

Wanna know more about this amazing book and his author? CHECK OUT the video below:

 

 

Have you read The China Study? If you haven’t, I HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you pick up a copy today!

If you have, what did you think!?!? What impact has it had on your diet and lifestyle choices. Please share your comments below.

 

About Jovanka

Jovanka Ciares is a former entertainment executive turned Wellness expert, detox specialist, nutrition educator and author. She is the creator of the Wellness Smackdown™, a proprietary detox and weight loss program for natural weight loss which was featured on the first season of ABC’s “My Diet Is Better Than Yours”...

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