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Eat at Chocolate, Lose Weight is a game-changing look at the world’s most surprising (and luscious) health food: chocolate.

Based on new groundbreaking research and the amazing results of his clients, who have lost more than 100 pounds, nutritionist and neuroscientist Dr. Will Clower dispels the myth that chocolate is just a "junk food" by revealing how this succulent food contains healthy antioxidants that can actually help you lose weight.

All you have to do is take the Chocolate Challenge: an 8-week plan that reveals which type of chocolate is the healthiest and exactly how you should be eating it to maximize all of its surprising health benefits, including:

  • Weight loss of up to 20 pounds in 8 weeks
  • Reduced food cravings and appetite
  • Prevention and reversal of diabetes
  • Improved dental health
  • Significant improvement in blood pressure
  • Enhanced energy levels (up to 50%!)
  • Increased skin moisture and UV protection
  • And more!

With Eat Chocolate, Lose Weight, Dr. Clower is finally bringing his incredibly successful—and delicious—plan to chocolate lovers everywhere!

This week on "The Skinny" host Africa Byongchan Yoon  is pleased to have Ethiopian native Hermela Gebremariam and Fairfield youth Drew Schoenfeld amazing kid correspondents from FAIRFIELD MAHARISHI SCHOOL OF ENLIGHTENMENT and they also are kid correspondents of Fairfield Radio Action News which airs Monday - Friday 6:10 am , 12:10pm and 6:10pm 

First: Yoon interviews the kids about weight loss and transcendental meditation

Then: Then kids interview her right back about her activism and coming to fairfield

Candy Calderon: Holistic Health Coach and Creator of Ñami by Candy

Candy comes from a business background and worked for several years with international corporations traveling the world developing their business, but always felt in her heart that health & wellness were her true calling. After her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, she took it upon herself to learn everything needed to help her heal faster and naturally. That’s when she learned about the benefits and healing qualities of a plant-based diet, eventually switching to that lifestyle and her journey as a holistic health coach began. She now coaches people on how to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle; she’s an avid plant-based nutrition advocate and educator, chef, plus a yoga & meditation lover. She’s passionate about transmitting her message to everyone in need, but especially to her Latin community both Spanish and English speaking.

You can find her:

· FB:

· Instagram: @candy_nami

· Twitter: @namibycandy

· Email:

Click "Read More" to see one of Candy's favorite recipes.  


THE OUTER BEAUTY EPISODE : WITH BEAUTY EXPERT SONIA SUMMERS and in news  this week RIHANNA named the new face of MAC VIVA GLAM campaign to fight AIDS using what? Lipstick!

Sonia Summers- President and CEO, Beauty Specialty Group After a hugely successful career in the beauty industry, making her mark with several global brands in the likes of Avon Products, Valeant Pharmaceuticals (Kinerase Skincare) and indie brands like DuWop, Sonia decided to build her own business and dedicate her expertise in the beauty industry with a portfolio of brands known to have an innovative and distinct point of difference. With a varied and distinct pool of experience that includes, direct sales (MLM), direct response, retail, home-shopping, spa, international and the Physician-dispensed channels – Sonia has an edge on most companies when it comes to understanding the marketplace and what strategy works best for what brand. That is why she felt a need to share her talents with brands that simply cannot afford the resources or time that it takes to get up to speed and launch into new segments. As a winner of the highly coveted award for branding from “WWD’s Best Executed Brand Launch”, Sonia not only understands the market landscape but, she is expert at the brand story, positioning and the connection to the consumer. 


ANI PHYO is the world’s leading author on detox, raw food, wellness, and fitness, and has written six best-selling books, including “Ani’s Raw Food Detox” (Jan 2014), “Ani’s Raw Food Essentials”, and “Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen,” awarded “Best Vegetarian Cookbook USA 2007″ by Gourmand International.

On this episode she goes into her ANI's 15 DAY FAT BLAST and what goes into her Mastery Raw Food and Detox Certification Courses which help people learn how to make delicious, healthy food at home and/or for business while providing guidance to students who wish to start their own small business in the wellness and natural food categories.

Feb 22+23rd, 2014: Level 1 Raw Food for Home Chef Certification in Santa Monica, CA.


Liana Werner-Gray is a sought-after speaker and advocate for natural healing using a healthy diet and lifestyle. After healing herself this way (including a tumor in her throat), she began lecturing and teaching internationally.

She is the founder and owner of The Earth Diet, where she directs a team that helps people all over the world find recipes that work for them. Through her company, she has helped thousands of people improve, and in some cases even entirely heal, conditions such as cancer, diabetes, addictions, depression, acne, heart disease, obesity, and more. Liana's famous recipes include her vegan 3-ingredient Chocolate Balls, Cashew Cheesecake and Superfood Kale Salad.

Liana was born and raised in outback Australia. At a very young age she befriended the aboriginal community who took her to the outback and taught her how to survive from natural. It was instilled in Liana at a young age that human beings could survive from nature alone.

Dr. Mike Moreno’s bestselling diet phenomenon The 17 Day Diet Breakthrough is helping millions of people lose weight quickly in a safe, healthy, nutritionally sound, and lasting way. In THE 17 DAY DIET BREAKTHROUGH: 80 All New Recipes for Healthy Weight Loss (Free Press/March 27, 2012/ $26.00 hardcover), Dr. Moreno provides not only the diet but delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes and meal plans specifically designed for the 17 Day Diet that will help dieters stick to their plans, drop pounds, and burn fat every day.
Published in March 2011, The 17 Day Diet became an instant #1 New York Times bestseller and has remained on the list for more than ten months, including 11 weeks at #1, with more than 900,000 copies in print. It has been featured on “Good Morning America,” “The Doctors,” “Dr. Phil,” USA Today, Woman’s World, and dozens of other media outlets. The four cycles of the plan—Accelerate, Activate, Achieve, and Arrive—are designed to take weight off rapidly, reset the metabolism, and establish healthy, slimming eating habits. With THE 17 DAY DIET BREAKTHROUGH, Dr. Moreno shows that all this can be accomplished without feeling deprived or hungry, or giving up the simple joy of eating delicious foods.

Natasha Turner

MEET Celebrity Activist and Host of "THE SKINNY" radio show AFRICA BYONGCHAN YOON'S @africayoon NEW DOCTOR. SHE MET HER ON TWITTER after seeing her ON AIR on the @DrOZ SHOW. This week on the SKINNY Dr. NATASHA TURNER @drnatasha 

Dr. Natasha Turner is North America’s leading naturopathic doctor and founder of the Clear Medicine Wellness Boutique in Toronto, Canada. Bright, energetic and practicing what she preaches, her goal is to inspire others to make positive lifestyle choices in order to enjoy healthier lives. Her passion for promoting wellness, fitness and integrated medicine makes her a sought-after speaker for corporations, the public and the education of other medical professionals. She was recently recognized by the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors as being a leader in her field. Dr. Turner is also the first Canadian naturopathic doctor to be featured on The Dr. Oz Show.


Tanell Pretorius


When I pick a trainer I look for 3 things--


They Look like they do the workout


Something about their story and mine gel which means I feel like because of who they are they are the one to get me to my next fitness goal, and lastly  


They have a great heart. Tanell has all three and my search for a trainer in Fairfield is over.

Bisila Bokoko is what happens when an African girl is educated, empowered and focused.

Bisila Bokoko has a true passion for fashion and creatively harnessing the cooperation and power of the business community to support sustainable change. Her passion for human rights fueled her educational pursuits. She earned two Master’s degrees in International Relations and Business and a Law degree from Universidad CEU San Pablo. Bisila’s dream has always been to be a catalyst for change, working with global leaders to foster cooperation among countries focused on a unified goal of peace and mutual respect. Her African roots are a constant reminder of the responsibility she bears for working in an ethical way and inspiring others to do so as well.

Bisila Bokoko is the founder and chairperson of The Bisila Bokoko African Literacy Project (BBALP), nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote literacy among the African people. She has focused her efforts on organizing people and resources to build modern libraries in Africa.

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