Michelle Schoffro Cook

PhD, DNM, RNCP, ROHP International Best-selling & 16-Time Book Author, Holistic Nutritionist

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This research-driven program shows readers that losing weight quickly and permanently is a matter of correcting their body chemistry and success is just a few 60-second steps away.

Many studies have examined the acid-alkaline relationship between the foods we eat and how our bodies store fat, but Dr. Schoffro Cook offers the first plan to alkalize the body with simple, surprising, and flexible 60-second weight loss tricks. First, readers learn how to "kick the acid" by eating delicious meals made with whole foods that are balanced to help readers flush fat and revitalize their entire bodies. To keep the pounds peeling off, each week readers add a few new habits to their regimens. Every tip brings readers closer to balancing their pH and boosting their metabolism, so they can pick and choose the tips that fit best into their busy lifestyles for flattering results that will last.  The plan features 50 mouth-watering, alkalizing recipes such as Coconut Waffles, Grilled Chicken with Citrus Salsa, and succulent Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp.

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Detox Your Car in 10 Simple Steps

April 11, 2014

Detoxify to help you stay healthier.I just bought a small used utility truck.  After months of scouring the marketplace and test-driving vehicles it reminded me of just how many chemicals most people use in the maintenance and upkeep of their vehicles.  Here are 10 ways to detox your car based on my new book, Weekend Wonder Detox (DaCapo, 2014).

Avoid Car “Air Fresheners” – Whether it dangles from your rear view mirror or plugs into your heating and cooling vent, most air fresheners are saturating you in toxic chemicals. Th…

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11 Things You Really Need to Know about Caffeine

March 10, 2014

Caffeine has pros and cons.Is caffeine good or bad for your health?  It may come down to who you are and your health situation.  Before you decide if that coffee, tea, or energy drink habit is right for you, consider the following 10 things you really need to know about caffeine:

The Sliding Caffeine Threshold

Everyone is different and so is our caffeine-tolerance.  One person’s perfect amount is another person’s nerve-rattling, hand-shaking, can’t-sleep-at-night amount.  What’s right for you depends on many factors l…

Read more

14 Reasons to Ditch Diet Soda

February 10, 2014

Diet Soda is not a healthy option.Before you take another sip of that aspartame-laden diet soda, here are 14 reasons to rethink that drink:

1.  Only one year after aspartame was approved by the FDA, its own task force learned that some of the original data showcasing aspartame’s safety had been falsified to hide results showing animals fed aspartame had developed seizures and brain tumors. The artificial sweetener was never recalled.

2.  Ironically considering its name and reputation as a "diet" drink, drinking diet soda is…

Read more

8 Thanksgiving Superfoods

November 29, 2013

Apples—We’ve all heard the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” Discover the top Thanksgiving superfoodsand provided that apple is an organic one, the saying holds some truth. In addition to the vitamins and minerals, they contain an important phytonutrient called malic acid, which when ingested helps improve energy production in your body and has been shown to help fibromyalgia sufferers.

Beets—Recommended by holistic health professionals purify the blood and cleanse the liver, beets are also high in nutrients such…

Read more

7 Halloween Superfoods

October 30, 2013

If you’ve been loading up on candy and treats that seem to be Discover the Halloween superfoodseverywhere this time of year, you might be ready to enjoy some real Halloween superfoods.

Black Rice—Witches aren’t the only ones who can sport black this time of year, so can your dinner plate.  If you haven’t tried this ancient grain, it’s delicious.  It derives its gothic hue from plant pigments that also pass along their anti-inflammatory properties to you.  It’s striking black color also adds an eerie sophistication to your Ha…

Read more

Sea Buckthorn: Ancient Healer and Modern Superfood

October 30, 2013

An ancient Tibetan healing secret is finally being discovered Sea buckthorn has been used for skin, eye, GI, breathing, and weight disordersin the West.  For thousands of years Tibetans used a fruit that grows wild in the Himalayan Mountains as food and medicine to treat many serious health conditions ranging from breathing disorders to skin problems.  Now science is proving that sea buckthorn is potent natural medicine.

Like many superfoods, sea buckthorn contains numerous powerful antioxidants that help the body deal with free radical damage (now linked to almost eve…

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7 Ways to Lick Your Sugar Cravings for Good

October 23, 2013

Do you want your ice cream, cake, and your candy too?  Kick Your Sweet Tooth for GoodNow you can lick those sugar cravings for good with natural foods, nutrients, and food timing tricks.  Here are 7 ways to send your sweet tooth packing:

Saffron:  Research shows that an extract of the spice saffron (Crocus sativus) gets to the root of sweet cravings and helps eliminate them.  It appears to work by regulating brain pathways in what is now referred to as the “Feed-Feedback Cycle.”  In one study published in Nutrition…

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15 Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Body Today

October 16, 2013

Every now and then I read or hear someone say that the body Detoxifying Your Body for Great Health is Easydoesn’t need to detoxify.  This is an appalling statement since the body cannot live without effective and efficient detoxification, which needs to occur in the lungs, liver, skin, intestines, kidneys, lymphatic system, and other areas of the body every minute of every day. 

Our bodies are surprisingly good at detoxification but these processes can easily become overwhelmed due to the volume of toxins to which we’re exposed from ou…

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Death by Coca-Cola

October 9, 2013

A New Zealand woman, Natasha Harris recently died due to excessive Coca-Cola consumption (at least in part).  The New Zealand coroner ruled that the woman's death was partially attributed to the 10 litres of Coca-cola she drank daily.  The coroner also indicated that Coca-Cola could not be held liable for her death.

Ms. Harris had previously lost all of her teeth due to erosion.  One of her children was born without tooth enamel.  According to news reports, the coroner further stated in the r…

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11 Ways to Boost Your Lymphatic System for Great Health

September 25, 2013

The lymphatic system, or lymph system as it is also called, is a system made up of glands, lymph nodes, the spleen, thymus gland, and tonsils. It bathes our body’s cells and carries the body’s cellular sewage away from the tissues to the blood, where it can be filtered by two of the body’s main detoxification organs: the liver and kidneys. This sewage is made up of the byproducts of our bodily processes, over-the-counter and prescription drugs, illicit drugs, cigarette toxins, other airborne pol…

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Detox Your Car in 10 Simple Steps

April 11, 2014

Detoxify to help you stay healthier.I just bought a small used utility truck.  After months of scouring the marketplace and test-driving vehicles it reminded me of just how many chemicals most people use in the maintenance and upkeep of their vehicles.  Here are 10 ways to detox your car based on my new book, Weekend Wonder Detox (DaCapo, 2014).

Avoid Car “Air Fresheners” – Whether it dangles from your rear view mirror or plugs into your heating and cooling vent, most air fresheners are saturating you in toxic chemicals. This includes the occasional spraying of household air fresheners in your car as well. Find out more about these nasty products in my article “What’s in that car air freshener?”  There are compani…

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11 Things You Really Need to Know about Caffeine

March 10, 2014

Caffeine has pros and cons.Is caffeine good or bad for your health?  It may come down to who you are and your health situation.  Before you decide if that coffee, tea, or energy drink habit is right for you, consider the following 10 things you really need to know about caffeine:

The Sliding Caffeine Threshold

Everyone is different and so is our caffeine-tolerance.  One person’s perfect amount is another person’s nerve-rattling, hand-shaking, can’t-sleep-at-night amount.  What’s right for you depends on many factors like whether you metabolize caffeine slowly (it stays in your system longer), whether you’re on medications that slow the rate of caffeine metabolism (such as the birth control pill which tends to doub…

Read more

14 Reasons to Ditch Diet Soda

February 10, 2014

Diet Soda is not a healthy option.Before you take another sip of that aspartame-laden diet soda, here are 14 reasons to rethink that drink:

1.  Only one year after aspartame was approved by the FDA, its own task force learned that some of the original data showcasing aspartame’s safety had been falsified to hide results showing animals fed aspartame had developed seizures and brain tumors. The artificial sweetener was never recalled.

2.  Ironically considering its name and reputation as a "diet" drink, drinking diet soda is more likely to make a person fat.  It is linked to a 34% increase of metabolic syndrome, along with its telling symptoms of high cholesterol and abdominal obesity.  Just two cans of diet soda daily…

Read more

8 Thanksgiving Superfoods

November 29, 2013

Apples—We’ve all heard the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” Discover the top Thanksgiving superfoodsand provided that apple is an organic one, the saying holds some truth. In addition to the vitamins and minerals, they contain an important phytonutrient called malic acid, which when ingested helps improve energy production in your body and has been shown to help fibromyalgia sufferers.

Beets—Recommended by holistic health professionals purify the blood and cleanse the liver, beets are also high in nutrients such as folate, manganese, potassium, and vitamin C. In their uncooked state, beets also contain an important compound called betaine, which research has shown reduces several compounds linked to inflamma…

Read more

7 Halloween Superfoods

October 30, 2013

If you’ve been loading up on candy and treats that seem to be Discover the Halloween superfoodseverywhere this time of year, you might be ready to enjoy some real Halloween superfoods.

Black Rice—Witches aren’t the only ones who can sport black this time of year, so can your dinner plate.  If you haven’t tried this ancient grain, it’s delicious.  It derives its gothic hue from plant pigments that also pass along their anti-inflammatory properties to you.  It’s striking black color also adds an eerie sophistication to your Halloween dinner.

Apples—Skip the candy apples and go straight for a freshly-picked, ripe apple.  They are delicious on their own and full of valuable nutrients.  Malic acid eases fibromya…

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NEW! Acid-Alkaline Food Chart

Are you trying to eat a more alkaline diet but are not sure where to start?  This 4-page, colour Acid-Alkaline Food Chart from Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, author of the best-selling book, The Ultimate pH Solution, makes it easy.  It identifies over 200 foods, including: fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, nuts, oils, spices, meat, and dairy products and where they fall on the acid-alkaline spectrum.  Stop guessing or relying on inaccurate food charts and books.  Dr. Schoffro Cook–an authority on pH diets–has made it simple for you.  Now only $4.95.

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NEW! ARTHRITIS-PROOF: The Drug-Free Way to Beat Pain and Inflammation

Arthritis-ProofArthritis-Proof (36-pages) is jammed-packed with practical advice to help you take charge of your health and overcome pain and inflammation now.  Unlike other books that are full of theory, Arthritis-Proof offers you plenty of natural remedy and therapy options without the harmful side-effects of common arthritis drugs.  Stop suffering now.  Whether you’re coping with the debilitating effects of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, or another form of arthritis, Arthritis-Proof gives you the tools you need to enjoy pain-free living for only $9.95.  

You’ll discover:

  • The serious problems linked to common arthritis drugs;
  • How healing with foods is the best and safest approach;
  • How enzymes are the miracle warriors against the pain and inflammation of arthritis;
  • The top foods that fight pain and reduce inflammation
  • 3 Super Pain-Relieving Spices to add to your diet;
  • Simple acupressure for self-healing;
  • Dr. Cook’s preferred supplements for arthritis relief;
  • The top herbs that combat pain and help with joint healing;
  • Aromatherapy and homeopathy for arthritis;
  • Dr. Michelle’s 10 Steps to Alleviate Arthritis; and
  • Much More

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New E-Book--The Vitality Diet: 21 Days to a Leaner, Healthier, Happier, More Energetic You

The Vitality Diet

In the cutting-edge ebook The Vitality Diet, Dr. Cook guides you step-by-step to make dietary changes that support energy, vitality, and balanced weight.  Dr. Cook shares valuable information you won't find anywhere else like her proprietary chart of 11 Potent Phytonutrients that Burn Fat and where to find them. 

You can benefit from this fantastic resource no matter whether you already eat well or if you’re on the high sugar, high fat Standard American Diet. And, don’t worry about deprivation or radical changes, Dr. Cook coaches you to transform even the poorest of diets.

You'll learn:

  • Dr. Cook's Top 13 Fat-Fighting Foods
  • The powerful phytonutrient that speeds abdominal fat loss by 77% and where to find it
  • The 11 Potent Phytonutrients that Burn Fat and the foods that contain them
  • The nutritional factor that is missing from at least 80% of people's diets and how this deficiency is linked to weight gain, fatigue, and poor health and how to address the deficiency quickly and effortlessly
  • How to curb cravings
  • How to stock your pantry for greater vitality and wellbeing
  • The signs and symptoms of dehydration which may be causing you to feel sluggish
  • 10 Surprising Sources of MSG and how this sneaky food additive causes weight gain, exhaustion, and even mimics serious health conditions
  • How to snack your way to greater energy and reduced weight
  • Easy ways to supercharge your digestion
  • Dr. Cook's Top 8 Safe Weight Loss Supplements
  • Much, much more

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New E-Book: Allergy-Proof

Allergy-Proof

You won’t find a more comprehensive and practical resource to eliminate allergies naturally.  In 39-jam-packed pages, Allergy-Proof includes:

-The Best Allergy-Fighting Foods;

-Top 10 Nutritional No-Nos;

-11 Simple Allergy-Busting Lifestyle Strategies; -The Surprising Allergy-Digestion Link; -The Benefits of Bacteria; -The Stress Connection; -The 4 Best Phytonutrients to Fight Allergies;

-11 Power Plants that Combat Allergies;

-8 Enzymes that Eliminate Allergy Symptoms;

-5 Aromatherapy Oils to Ease Allergy Symptoms; -The Top 13 Homeopathic Remedies for Healing Allergies; and

-4 Therapies to Ease Allergy Suffering.

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New E-Book: Everything You Need to Know about Nutrition (but Were Afraid to Ask)

Everything You Need to Know about Healthy Eating

Everything You Need to Know about Healthy Eating but were Afraid to Ask is a compilation of over 50 articles and recipes from Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook.  It is packed with critical health information you can use immediately to improve your health and the health of your family.  In it you’ll learn:  the 10 worst foods of all time, 9 super fat-fighting foods, 25 cleansing foods, 9 tips for a healthy barbecue, and 7 whole grains to add to your diet along with how to prepare them.  You’ll also discover 13 ways to eat healthier on a budget, 10 surprising reasons to drink more water, 9 reasons to drink green tea, 7 ways to improve your digestion, and the top 10 vitamins and minerals that assist your body in the prevention of cancer. Here's what you'll learn:

The Problems with the Standard Western Diet

  • Top 10 Worst Foods of All Time
  • TV Ads Linked to Childhood Obesity
  • Are You Eating MSG without Knowing It?
  • Surprising Sources of MSG
  • Is Your Body Contaminated with Pesticides?
  • Pesticides Linked to Brain Damage, Heart, Lung, and Kidney Diseases Scientists Warn: Food Colors Damage Kids
  • The Truth about Frankenfoods
  • New FrankenSalmon May Invade U.S.
  • Scary Sweetener Haunted by Ugly Past
  • Common Food Additive Linked to High Blood Pressure
  • Flame Retardants in Your Food
  • 11 Reasons to Stop Eating Dairy Products

Healthy Food Choices for a Healthy Life

  • Healthy Diet Linked to Longer Life
  • Are You Getting Enough Fiber?
  • Top 25 Cleansing Foods
  • 9 Disease-Preventing Phytonutrients You Need to Know About
  • 9 Super Fat-Fighting Foods
  • 7 Whole Grains to Add to Your Diet
  • Cook with Garlic to Fight the Flu
  • 9 Tips for a Healthy Barbecue
  • 13 Ways to Eat Healthier on a Budget
  • How to Grow Your Own Sprouts
  • 15 Reasons to Eat Organic Food
  • 10 Surprising Reasons to Drink More Water
  • 9 Reasons to Drink Green Tea
  • 2 More Cancer-Killing Compounds Found in Green Tea
  • Vegetable Boosts Endurance, Helps Prevent Cancer
  • 7 Reasons to Love Pomegranates (and Pomegranate Juice)
  • 12 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Blueberries
  • What Your Cravings Mean
  • 7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Digestion
  • Key Nutrients and Supplements
  • The A, B, Cs of Nutritional Supplements
  • 10 Reasons to Supplement Your Diet
  • Top 5 Vitamins that Protect against Cancer
  • Top 5 Minerals that Protect against Cancer
  • The Great Health Vitamin
  • Vitamin D Linked to Diabetes, Cancer, Depression, and More
  • Nutrients Depleted by Common Drugs
  • An Aspirin a Day: 5 Things You Need to Know
  • Vitamin Dramatically Lowers Heart Disease Risk
  • 11 Anti-Aging Herbs and Nutrients

Healing Recipes

  • 3 Super-Healing Iced Teas
  • Acai Berry Blast
  • Iced Chai
  • Sugar-Free Green Tea Lemonade
  • Thanksgiving Roasted Squash Soup
  • Creamy Roasted Vegetable Soup
  • Dairy-Free Soft Cheese
  • Quick Cranberry Multigrain Bread
  • Gluten-Free Crepes
  • Quick Whole Grain Spelt Bread
  • Apple Pancakes
  • 5-Minute Dairy-Free Ice Cream
  • Vegan Berry Gelatin
  • Thumbprint Cookies

 

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Now in Stores: The Phytozyme Cure

In this groundbreaking book, award-winning The Phytozyme Curenatural health expert Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook introduces Phytozyme Therapy — a revolutionary all-natural diet- and nutrition-based plan that combines the healing powers of phytonutrients and enzymes to strengthen our immune systems, protect our bodies from disease, and even reverse the signs of aging. From helping to prevent heart disease and speeding weight loss to removing inflammation and toxins and attacking cancer cells, these powerhouse compounds have been found to have countless health benefits. Developed through two decades of research and clinical practice, The Phytozyme Cure uncovers the latest scientific findings and tackles over 30 common health conditions from heart disease to diabetes, offering natural protocols for seeking out a higher level of health and wellness.


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The Life Force Diet

The Life Force Diet book

The Life Force Diet is a breakthrough book that explains how enjoying a diet of Life Force Foods—foods that keep us at the pinnacle of health—will ensure you have a healthy, slim, energetic body and retain the vibrancy of youth.  The Life Force Diet will restore you to your ideal body weight and even prevent or reverse illnesses like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.  

As the book shows, Life Force Foods are the key to weight loss, mental clarity, boundless energy, and radiant good looks.  In just three weeks you’ll feel a renewed sense of vitality, and marvel at clearer, smoother skin and more lustrous hair.  What’s more, you’ll find that The Life Force Diet has such delicious recipes, you’ll look forward to every meal.


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The Ultimate pH Solution

The Ultimate pH Solution book

Learn why Harvey Diamond, best-selling author of Fit for Life, calls The Ultimate pH Solution, "A landmark book that everyone should read.  Follow The Ultimate pH Solution and you'll prevent disease and feel better."

Excessive acid in your body can cause a host of health problems, but with cutting-edge, medically sound research, this indispensible guide offers an easy-to-follow plan that will help you kick acid and stay healthy.
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The Brain Wash

The Brain Wash book

 Scientists predict that within 15 years brain disease will kill or disable more North Americans than cancer and heart disease combined.  Learn how to lessen your risk with The Brain Wash: A Powerful, All-Natural Program to Protect Your Brain Against Alzheimer’s, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Depression, Parkinson’s, and other Disease.
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