No More Infertility.

Infertility is a growing problem in our country.

We have the privilege of speaking with so many women who have tried “everything” before coming to us, wanting a child so badly – and all the time, dreaming of seeing the positive pregnancy test.

Infertility is a sign that something is wrong and needs to be fixed.  For most women pregnancy is easily achieved by changing their diet and getting more exercise and sleep!

But, there are many thousands of women who go nearly bankrupt, spending money for expensive fertilization treatments, that may or may not even work.

The latest success rate for an in vitro fertilization treatment was 20%!

The fact is that changing your diet, exercising, sleeping and taking our powerful hormone balancing supplements is about $25,000 cheaper, and has a much higher success rate.

Read our dear friend, Toni Sheitlin’s incredible, redemptive story of how balancing her hormones gave her a much beloved gift – a baby girl!

Continue reading “No More Infertility.”

Secret to the Best Night Sleep of your Life!

Wanna sleep better than you ever have and feel rested and refreshed when you wake up – EVERY MORNING?  Then you need a serotonin boost!

Serotonin plays a huge role in our sleep rhythms, mood, appetite and digestion.

Unfortunately, prolonged stress and aging can cause serotonin production to decline – and low serotonin contributes to depression, anxiety, moodiness, insomnia or difficulty sleeping, sweet cravings, poor digestion and so much more.

Fortunately, 5-HTP (5-hydroxy-L-Tryptophan), is the immediate nutrient precursor to serotonin (5-HT). This means that 5-HTP converts directly into serotonin by the body.

Our entire team is totally addicted to 5-HTP, and you will be too!

  • Take 5-HTP before bed for a great night’s sleep.  You’ll be absolutely amazed how rested you feel!
  • 5-HTP can ease carbohydrate cravings and increase satiety, supporting successful weight management.
  • 5-HTP is safer and more effective than prescription antidepressant medications.*

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Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 60
Suggested Usage: As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsules on an empty stomach at bedtime, or as advised by your health care professional.

CAUTION: If using antidepressants or MAO-inhibiting medications, pregnant or nursing, consult a physician before taking 5-HTP. Do not use while operating a motorized vehicle or heavy machinery.

“My girlfriend Brooke recommended I try 5-HTP for my stress, insomnia and heart palpitations. She’d met Wayne years ago and had been taking it for a long time. I was skeptical, but hopeful. The first night I took 5-HTP, I was able to sleep and was pleasantly surprised to find out there weren’t any weird hangover feelings in the morning. I just felt GOOD! I have to say to this day, that was the BEST investment I’ve ever made for my health and wellness.” – Brenna Ballestero

“Thank you so much for all your help! I got the best sleep the last couple of nights w/2 Tolerance StressX & one 5-HTP. Incredible!” – Michelle Von Flotow

“I love this product! 5-HTP, along with the Good Night, enable me to FINALLY sleep! I am anxious and have always been a very light sleeper, I wake up several times a night and take hours to actually get to sleep. These products have changed that! I sleep min of 8 hours a night. I go to sleep right away and if I do wake, I go right back to sleep. When I wake in the morning I am not groggy like I was with medication.” – Connie Loyd

The Food Revolution … will you be there too?

There’s somebody we want you to meet. His name is John Robbins. The co-founder of The Food Revolution Summit.

John’s dad and his uncle founded the 31 flavors “Baskin Robbins” company, and John was groomed to run it. He even grew up with an ice cream cone shaped swimming pool in his backyard!

But he completely walked away from that legacy to follow his own “rocky road”, and went on to become one of the world’s foremost leaders in the healthy food movement.

John’s books have inspired millions. And now he and his son, Ocean Robbins, are launching one of the most important food events ever.

Check out the 2015 Food Revolution Summit here. –

In one week, John is personally interviewing 25 of the world’s top food leaders and experts including:

  • Sir Paul McCartney
  • Dr. Joel Fuhrman
  • Tony Robbins
  • & Michael Pollan, to name a few.

John knows just the questions that bring out each speaker’s most crucial insights. These interviews will be penetrating, mind-blowing, and inspiring. See the full speaker list here:

Join in for absolutely free, from April 25-May 3!

Never before in the history of the world has safe and healthy food been a more important topic. It affects us all.

By taking action to join this summit, you’re standing for the food revolution we all need to ensure our health, the health of future generations, and the planet.

P.S. When you sign up for this landmark event, you’ll be joining 100,000+ people in getting informed, inspired, and empowered. And you’ll get a free Real Food Action Guide.

Sign up here. –

No more PMS. No more Menopause. Period.

I love women. The women in my life bring life, joy, beauty and strength.

Two things annoy me.  The first is that people die needlessly. The second is that women are living with preventable symptoms of hormone imbalances, especially menopause. We can’t stop menopause – who would even want to? There are so many beautifully amazing things about women becoming more comfortable in their own skin.

What if I told you it is absolutely possible to go through your entire life without experiencing effects of menopause, PMS, temper tantrums, crying fits, thyroid imbalance, sleepless nights, chronic fatigue or osteoporosis?

As you probably know, we regularly stress the importance of detoxification and weight loss, but many women find it absolutely impossible to lose weight until their hormonal imbalance is solved!

A 1993 article published in the The New England Journal of Medicine, featured some of the most famous words uttered by former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop and his colleagues from the Health Project Consortium:

“Preventable illness makes up approximately 70 percent of the burden of illness and the associated costs.”

At least 70% of physical, emotional and mental illness in this country is preventable.

The hormone replacement therapy, or HRT drugs given to women today in order to ‘help’ can make you very ill and, in some instances, even kill you. (For more in depth information on HRT, read our newsletter, The hidden, Ugly Truth About HRT.)

Menopause isn’t a disease!

It is a very normal, necessary part of life but the symptoms can actually make you feel like you WANT to die! The symptoms are what CAN be reversed and  prevented!

The time has come to change our thinking – women don’t need to be medicated or cured from menopause – or any hormonal imbalance!  It is time for real change.

The REAL issue with menopause (and most other hormonal issues) is this: Estrogen Dominance.

Continue reading “No more PMS. No more Menopause. Period.”

Aloe for Allergies

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Aloe for Allergies!

It’s Here! If you haven’t noticed yet, you are probably NOT one of the 40 million people in the United States suffering from allergies.

I happen to be one of the 40 million.  Are you?

Is there anything we can do, other than succumb to the pharmaceutical corporations over-the-counter marketing blitz?

Image:  Pamela Van ZeeThose options may help temporarily, but they often do more harm than the short term good.

So, what will we do?

Believe it or not, allergies all start with the nutrition we give our bodies and the healthiness (or unhealthiness) of our gut.

Are you seeking natural allergy relief? I sure am.

And I found an answer in a place I least expected – the Aloe plant.  Really.

Editor of Our Community Kitchen

The Aloe Vera plant is considered to be a miracle plant because of the multitude of curative and healing benefits.

Aloe Vera leaves are filled with a gel containing vitamins like A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C and E, and folic acid.

There are also a variety of minerals found in Aloe Vera juice, like copper, iron, sodium, calcium, zinc, potassium, chromium, magnesium and manganese.

All these nutrients have tremendous health benefits.

Health experts regard Aloe Vera as nature’s most impressive and versatile herb. This herb is safe to use externally and internally. People across the globe use this herb for treating various health conditions from minor burns to cancer.

So, you can imagine that if aloe is able to bring relief to people with cancer, imagine what it can do to improve these common allergy symptoms –

  • Fatgue & brain fog
  • Lung & nasal issues
  • Itchy eyes & throat
  • Gas, bloating &skin flare-ups

and the factors associated with allergies –

  • Nutrition & digestion
  • Bowel health & constipation
  • Quantity of environmental allergens
  • Antibiotics & Rx drug overuse
  • Genetics

Incredibly, the whole leaf Aloe Vera plant contains over 100 actives, including ”Yellow Sap” which works fast as a digestive bitter supporting HCL.  Together with other essential properties, it improves vital core nutrient absorption, while easing occasional indigestion discomfort and revving up the body’s metabolism.

I don’t know about you, but I could sure use a metabolic boost!

Whole leaf aloe can help to provide relief from allergies and hay fever due to pollen, dander, chemicals, perfume, dust mites, foods, molds, etc.

There are many varied causes of the discomfort caused by allergies.  Some of the factors influencing the severity and length of allergies, include digestion, nutrition, environment and hereditary weakness.

The number one support in helping to reduce the constant challenge of allergies is to strengthen connective tissue called Collagen.

Weak collagen tissue in nasal passages, lung tissues, and intestinal tract cell walls allow foreign invaders to enter the blood stream and cause an allergy response.

By drinking whole leaf Aloe Vera juice daily, you are providing the body with needed protein and flavonoids, and  you may begin to reverse allergy sensitivity – this is just amazing!  Can any other allergy remedy promise a total reversal of symptoms?

Why does Whole Leaf Aloe help?

Aloe Vera has an acidic pH which helps to encourage the body to secrete the exact amounts of hydrochloric acid to improve digestion and absorption.

Many allergy sufferers have weak digestion which does not allow the body to receive the nutritional benefits from foods and supplements.

Once these proper nutrients are received at the cellular level, the body can build up the collagen and tissue structure to screen out the allergies. The glycomannan complex present in whole leaf aloe vera helps to provide additional help to strengthen the tissue cell walls.

Natural anti-inflammatory and analgesics, found in the yellow sap, help to reduce swelling, pain and skin irritation. Campesterol, B-sitosterol, lupeol, and salicylic acid help to promote additional allergy relief.

Join the growing number of Aloe Vera users that look and feel the difference – more energy, less allergies. youthful skin and improved wellness – including me!  Will you join me?

Strawberry Banana Aloe Smoothie
Base recipe courtesy of
Makes 1 serving

1 banana
1 1/2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
4 strawberries, quartered
1 cup fresh Aloe Vera, cubed (or 1/2 cup fresh Aloe Vera Juice)
1/2 cup ice

Pamela’s variations:

  • To make it a complete meal – add Protein Plus SuperFood
  • To lower calories – make with ½ water and ½ almond milk
  • To bring out the flavor of the banana – add a dash of nutmeg and vanilla
  • Frozen strawberries can be used and ice can be omitted


  • Place everything in a blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Serve and drink immediately.

Do you have specific questions about getting started, cooking or preparing plant strong meals? Have a favorite recipe you would like to makeover?

Email us your recipe and the story of your journey. We will be happy to help you create your own healthy dishes. Your recipe and story may be printed in a future newsletter for everyone to enjoy.

Until we eat again!

Pamela and the Community Kitchen Team

"Now, I can't keep weight ON!"

We are a weighed down, toxic country – AND, we have the power to change!

If you haven’t had the opportunity to watch the documentary, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead that chronicles the transformational change in Joe Cross’s life, you’ve got to check it out!

Joe was fat, sick and almost dead.  He was 40 years old, weighed 310 lbs., and was dying a slow death of ‘suicide by food’.

Several years earlier, Joe had been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that caused horrific skin problems, and his doctor prescribed steroids, which only made Joe sicker.

Image:  Joe Cross Before and AfterSo, in 2005, Joe took his health and his life into his own hands and resolved to drink only fresh fruit and vegetable juices for 60 straight days!

He literally SAVED his own life!

After the first 3-5 days of feeling “groggy and unstable”, Joe started to feel better – physically and mentally.

He lost 100 lbs. in 60 days, decreased his medication because he no longer had any symptoms, and his total cholesterol level dropped from 204 to 135!  His LDL cholesterol went from 132 to 86.

JUST by changing his diet – AND YOU CAN TOO!

By changing your diet for just 14-days with our 14-day Easy Cleanse Program and using our cleansing products, you can achieve the same results as Joe did.

We highly recommend doing this program seasonally, and as Spring has finally sprung, it is the perfect time to try it and see just how much your life will change!  (Our Plant-Strong Support Team is here to help you every step of the way!)

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Life Transfusion Liquid Mineral Complex contains all 84 essential minerals and trace minerals the body needs, particularly Magnesium, to function properly.

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We suggest using these products, along with our 14-day Easy Cleansing program, to help eliminate cellular toxins, so that you are able to lose weight and live the life of your dreams!

In fact, many people tell us that when they finish the 14-day cleanse, they are FINALLY able to lose weight, after years of dieting and exercise failed – and some say that after cleansing, they can’t keep weight ON!

Don’t believe us? Read Dale’s story!

Image:  Dale Aychman“My name is Dale and I’ve heard so many great stories about our 14-day Easy Cleanse program, that I was excited to try it!

I turn 49 this year and like a lot of men, I have a roll of fat around my belly that just won’t go away, no matter how hard or often I worked out.  I was hopeful the cleanse would help.

After 7 days on the cleanse, I noticed my waistline was definitely thinner!  Already I was really encouraged.

After 14 days, I lost 2 inches off my waist! I was excited to fit into a pair of jeans that were gathering dust in my closet for years.

I discovered a couple of tricks that helped me during the cleanse.

  • Breakfast was my favorite meal of the day! I loved making up different Protein Plus SuperFood fruit smoothies. Instead of juicing the fruits, I would just put them into the blender and pulverize with water. I experimented with apples, oranges, mango, grapes, whatever fruit we had on the counter. My favorite combination was 1 orange, 2 tangerines, 1 banana, 1 scoop Protein Plus SuperFood and 1 tsp of Life Transfusion Liquid Minerals blended with 6 oz water, making a large, 12 oz smoothie that was very filling.
  • For the first 3 days, I juiced greens for my mid-morning and afternoon drink. This was time consuming and surprisingly expensive, since fresh greens are not in season during the winter. Our local grocery story had Bolthouse Farms and Naked Juices on sale, so we stocked up on the green juices. This was less expensive than making my own green juices and also saved me a lot time, as I didn’t have to clean up the juicer. I also purchased a small container of concentrated “super greens” powder from my local health food store and added 1/2 serving to my green drink for extra measure.
  • I really enjoyed the Miracle Potassium Broth Soup. I reduced the amount of cabbage to 1/3 head, as my pot was not big enough for everything. I liked eating the vegetables, so I didn’t puree the soup after cooking. A big pot would make enough for 6 large servings, and to each bowl I added about 1 tablespoon of Bragg Liquid Aminos and fresh ground pepper for flavoring.
  • About the 4th day, I was craving something to “chew” on. I chopped the vegetables in the Potassium Broth Soup a little larger, but that didn’t stop the craving. We discovered roasted seaweed strips at the store and this was the perfect solution! Seaweed is chock-full of minerals and vitamins and the roasted strips satisfied the craving for chewing, which went away a couple of days later.

I found the cleanse easy to follow and stay with. I was not hungry at all – I felt so much better!

I’m looking forward to summer and the triathlon season. If you are hesitant about trying the cleanse, don’t be – like the Nike slogan says, “Just Do It!” – Dale Aychman, Lafayette, CO