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


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!



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!

Which one of these have you heard the most?

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



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!

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.


Learn How To Meditate

I often say that meditation is the practice of training the mind to achieve control, peace and other benefits.

Others may define it differently and that is because meditation is a personal, highly individual practice, subject to interpretation and often adjusted based on the person’s needs, tastes and lifestyle.

Today’s video below will give you a few very useful pointers to help you start a personal and fulfilling meditation practice.

Do you meditate? Do you know anyone who does? What has been your experience? Let me know. Leave your comment below this video!



Healthy Looking Skin With Dry Brushing

What is the largest organ in the body?
What organ eliminates two pounds of waste acids daily?
When the blood is full of toxic materials, what organ will reflect this with problems?

That’s right: The Skin!

Get beautiful skin (and get rid of the cellulite) with dry skin brushing.

Check out today’s video to learn the benefits of this easy-to-do daily beauty routine.

Dry skin brushing is one of the healthier self-help methods available to us today. Try it today and leave a comment or like it on facebook.

The Power of Juicing For Detox And Beauty

I consider juicing to be my fountain of youth. The juice of organic vegetables will not only speed up the process of detoxification, it will flood your body with enzymes, vitamins and minerals for quick absorption….and greatly benefit the immune system.

It’s a win-win!

Check out today’s video below to learn more.

So tell me, what’s your favorite combination of fruits and veggies? What has been your experience with juicing so far?

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What Is The Food Combination Diet?

How can I eat a healthy and balanced diet and lose weight at the same time, while avoiding the dreaded yo-yo effect? The answer maybe is Food Combining.

Food Combining or Food Combination Diet is based on the principle of separating specific foods and eating them at certain meals for good metabolism and proper digestion.



Have you ever tried this way or eating? Know someone that has? Would you consider trying it for a few weeks just to see what happens?

Please let me know in the comment box below the video. And as always, feel free to share with all of your friends all over the internet!

The Benefits of Bouncing

Bouncing is one of the best exercises available today because it burns calories in a short amount of time, helps the joints and the lymphatic system too!


Give it a try! Check out  your local gym and hop on one of their bouncers and get to know them. Then, consider getting one for home.

If you have one or have tried bouncing before, let me know what you love the most about them. Click the like button below and share with all of your friends all over the internet. Thanks!

How To Follow A Healthy Lifestyle

Does change come easy for you? Are you comfortable with your current lifestyle filled with too much BK, McD’s, coffee and soda? Do you enjoy the benefits of that lifestyle (weight gain, mood swings and premature aging)?!?!? I bet you DON’T!

This video will give you some insights into changing your life and enjoying a healthy lifestyle.



Serious, long-lasting changes in diet and lifestyle may require the coaching of a wellness or health professional but there are many things you can do TODAY to help put you on that path towards happiness, health and good stuff!

Check out the video and let me know what you think about today’s topic. Click the “like” button below and share this video to all of your friends all over the internet.

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”...