Alternacare Blog

  • Apr 21

    All Day Fat Flush-Detox Drink

    Category: Blog, Recipes

    Fruit Infused Water--strawberries orange mint cucumber and ginger EDITED 26 cups filtered water
    20 thinly sliced strawberries
    1 tablespoon grated ginger…
    1 thinly sliced orange
    1 thinly sliced cucumber
    1 thinly sliced lemon
    1/3 cup fresh mint leaves
    Let sit overnight in the refrigerator


  • Apr 19


    Category: Articles, Blog

    Fat-burning supplements never got more delicious than this!  And the best part, there are thousands of recipes flooding the internet that contain these weight loss containing ingredients!

    Fat Burning Herbs Photo 4-17-15


  • Feb 15

    Dark Chocolate! Need I Say More :-)

    Category: Articles, Blog

    Dark chocolate has an abundance of benefits that we rarely consider.  The real deal is, we have yet to recover from the holiday candy frenzy throughout the entire year!  It begins with Halloween, goes straight through Christmas, and already, we’re inundated with even more candy with Valentine’s Day and Easter! 


  • Feb 9

    Organic Food – Non-Organic vs. Organic

    Category: Articles, Blog

    Organic Food – It has it’s own section in most every grocery store.  Headlines take over the importance to eat organic more so now than ever before.  And what’s more, it appears that some people are unclear on what it is.  I wanted to take a moment to clear that up.


  • Feb 3

    What’s a Weight Loss and a Holistic Exam?

    Category: Articles, Blog


    Hormones control your metabolism and are produced by the glands in your body.  For example, your Adrenal Glands make a hormone called 7-Keto DHEA, which helps you burn fat.  Different glands make different types of fat burning hormones.

    Endocrine System edited small version

    When the glands in your body start to break down they can’t make the right amount of fat burning hormones, 


  • Dec 16

    Healthy Hummus

    Category: Blog, Recipes


    Total Prep Time: 15 minutes

    Total Cook Time: 0 minutes

    Total Time to Eat 20 minutes

    5 Servings

    ~254 Calories per servings

    Each Serings:

    Carbs: 29 grams

    Protein: 8 grams

    Fats: 8 grams

    Fiber: 7 grams


    • 2 cans of chick peas
    • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
    • 4 to 8 tablespoons of fresh parsley (2 to 4 tablespoons of dried) depending on taste
    • 1 to 4 cloves of peeled garlic (I prefer 4) depending on taste
    • Garlic salt about 1/8 tsp
    • Cucumber or celery


    • Wash the chick peas in a colander and then place in a food processor.


  • Dec 10

    Low Sugar, Great Tasting Cranberry Sauce

    Category: Blog, Recipes


    Cranberry Sauce

    Total Prep Time: 5 minutes

    Total Cook Time: 20 minutes

    Total Time to Eat: 25 minutes



    • 1, 12 ounce bag of fresh cranberries
    • 1 tablespoon of orange zest from a fresh orange
    • 3 tablespoons of raw agave
    • 9 drops of liquid stevia
    • 4 cups of water



  • Dec 3

    AlternaCare Saved My Life!!!

    Kristy Helton Before and After

    Kristy Helton Big pants

    Kristy Helton Many pants









    I can’t say enough about my friends at AlternaCare! I was heading into Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes if I hadn’t have found these people!!!


  • Nov 8

    Seaweed Shrimp Soup

    Category: Blog, Recipes

    seaweed soup

    Total Cook Time: 15 minutes

    Total Preparation Time: 15 minutes

    Total Time to Eat: 30 minutes


    • 32 Ounce container of organic chicken broth
    • 2 Containers of sliced shitake mushrooms
    • 2 chopped green onions
    • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
    • 2 cloves of garlic
    • 8 ounces of dried wakame seaweed
    • 2 ounces of dried hijiki seaweed
    • 16 ounces of water
    • 1 pound of wild caught shrimp
    • Garlic salt

    If you guys want to learn more about a good general eating program for the thyroid gland please watch Thyroid Diet-The Key to Weight Loss


    • Sauté the mushrooms,


  • Sep 25

    I lost 35 pounds! No more aches and pains! I feel like I did in my 20s!










    I came to Alternacare to lose weight. I tried a variety of diets faithfully but my body seemed “stuck”.



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