Wellness Articles

Rule the restaurant: Tips for eating out on the Fast Metabolism Diet


Cooking for yourself is one of the best ways to improve your health, your metabolism and your stress level. My love of food and cooking led me down this path towards my philosophy that food is medicine. But dining out is a part of life, just like weddings, business conferences and birthdays. Eating out on […]


Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat Pancakes

          Phase 1 Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 cup buckwheat flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. stevia extract 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 egg white, beaten 1 cup rice milk 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract Directions Combine the dry ingredients in a big bowl. In a separate bowl, combine the egg, milk, […]

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Cardio and Your Metabolism


Everybody knows cardiovascular exercise is good for your heart. But what does it do for the rest of you? And why are you supposed to do it during Phase 1 of the Fast Metabolism Diet? (more…)

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Summer Mocktails

pina colada

+-*Enjoy these delicious and refreshing summer mocktails this summer! There’s a perfect cocktail for each phase of the Fast Metabolism Diet.

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Chocolate Chia Pudding


+-*Chia seeds are tiny nutritional powerhouses with lots of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. What also makes them so amazing is you don’t even have to cook them! Just add about a half-cup of warm water to a quarter cup of chia and let them sit. They’ll naturally thicken into a gel-like […]

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The sweet life: Cooking and baking without sugar


We’re programmed to enjoy sweet tastes. Remember in grade school when you did experiments with salty, sweet, bitter and sour tastes on your tongue? The “sweet” spot on your tongue is right up front, near the tip. On the Fast Metabolism Diet, the sweet receptors on your tongue are tickled by whole fruits. But there […]

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Not so sweet: Sugar’s effects on your body


If you’re going to do one thing for yourself this year, avoiding sugar is a great choice. Sugar doesn’t just make you fat. It’s far worse than that. Added sugar is actually toxic to your body, scientists have discovered. When you eat or drink sugary stuff, you set off chemical changes in your body that […]

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Slow-Cooker Balsamic Turkey

Balsamic Turkey

  Turkey in a slow cooker? Yep! And guess what? It’s not just easy — it turns out super juicy. This balsamic turkey recipe works for both Phase 1 and Phase 3 of the Fast Metabolism Diet. (more…)

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