Monthly Archives: January 2014

Top Five Reasons to do a Whole Foods Cleanse

Mushrooms and SpinachParticipating in a whole foods cleanse is a commitment to treating your body with attention, love and care for a period of time, and the benefits are many.  Read below to see my top 5 reasons to do a whole foods cleanse:

  1. Quick results:  Cleanses are ideal for people who want to feel better quickly, and they are very effective at accomplishing this goal.  Stick with the protocol and I can pretty much guarantee that by day 5 you will feel better than before you started, and by day 12 you will feel better than you can remember.
  2. It’s not that hard, really:  You will be amazed at the variety of foods, flavors, and recipes that are included in this cleanse (it might just cure your food boredom!).  You will feel satisfied and your cravings will go away.  In our first phone call I will teach you how to prepare so you ease into the cleanse gently and comfortably.
  3. You’ll break some bad habits and replace them with new habits that serve you better: It’s very easy to fall into subtle, but not very good habits – those little things that are meant to be temporary (extra cup of coffee in the afternoon, extra glass of wine at night, fast food on the way home from work, etc), but then they wriggle their way into your daily or weekly routine and get stuck there, and take a toll.  A cleanse will wipe the slate clean, break the cycle, and provide a space for you to replace those habits with more beneficial ones.
  4. You’ll find some new, go-to foods:  A cleanse provides an [...]

Whole Foods Cleanse Details: February 2nd-13th, 2014

cleanseI have led hundreds of individuals through various types of cleanses, and have always enjoyed hearing how wonderful they make people feel.  Results vary from predictable (“I feel so much better”) to sometimes astonishing (“I had no idea I could feel this way!”).

So now I’m especially excited to offer my own customized cleanse program: not based on someone else’s book or philosophy, but what I, as a trained health coach experienced in leading others through cleanses, believe to be a gentle but extremely effective program.

So here is what’s involved:

  • 12 days
  • Feast on an abundance of whole, unprocessed foods – no food quantity or calorie restrictions
  • Eliminate the most common allergens and trouble-makers: sugar, alcohol, caffeine, dairy, gluten, and any and all processed foods
  • Highly recommended herbal detox option: Boost your cleanse with the Gaia Supreme Cleanse Kit –supports the natural role of the liver, a healthy lymphatic system, digestion, and elimination

Here is the support you’ll receive to not only survive, but thrive on this cleanse:

  • Two weeks of dinner plans from Eat Happy Meal Plan: cleanse-friendly comprehensive dinner plans, including four dinner recipes per week along with a shopping list and preparation calendar that will help you execute dinner flawlessly
  • Weekly support calls, recorded for your convenience.  All calls will take place from 12pm-1pm.  You will be able to phone in for 24 hours after the live call to listen to the recording, at your convenience
    • Jan 28th – Learn the necessary steps for preparing for the cleanse.
    • Feb 6th – First week check-in: Discuss any questions you have, check in with [...]