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10 Things You Can Do to Boost Your Immune System Today

10 Things You Can Do to Boost Your Immune System Today

We believe that while you can’t change the strength of an infection, you can change the strength of your immune system. Here are 10 things you can do today to...
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12 Ways to Nourish Your Body and Mind (without Food!)

12 Ways to Nourish Your Body and Mind (without Food!)

It’s easy to become overwhelmed by and obsessed with food — what you’re eating, what you’re not eating, what you’d rather be eating — and to start labeling foods as...
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18 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

18 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

The holidays can be a wonderful time of the year with sweaters, snow, decorating, shopping, lights, spending time with family and friends, and the list goes on. But with that...
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4 Causes of Disease (and what to do about them)

4 Causes of Disease (and what to do about them)

FACT: Nine out of ten deaths in the U.S. can be ascribed to lifestyle. When you simply eat better and move more, you are less likely to develop heart disease,...
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5 Reasons Why Most Diets Fail

5 Reasons Why Most Diets Fail

Have you ever wondered why most diets fail? Perhaps you’ve tried every diet out there, only to be disappointed over and over again. You work so hard, you’re so hungry,...
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A Word About Glycerin in Food

A Word About Glycerin in Food

Glycerin is becoming one of the most commonly added ingredients in many food products, especially liquid stevia. Glycerin in food, in personal care products or in any other form is...
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All About Dietary Carbohydrates

All About Dietary Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are one of three macronutrients, along with fat and protein. They are a source of energy found in foods like fruit, vegetables, grains, corn, bread, flour, pasta and beans....
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All About Dietary Fat

All About Dietary Fat

Dietary fat is one of three macronutrients, along with carbohydrates and protein. It is used in the body as a source of energy, similar to carbohydrates. Your brain is largely...
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All About Dietary Protein

All About Dietary Protein

Protein is a macronutrient that helps to build and maintain muscle and tissue (other macronutrients are fat and carbohydrates). Protein is made up of amino acids and is required in...
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Are the SHAPE Drops Safe?

Are the SHAPE Drops Safe?

We get asked all the time, “Are the SHAPE Drops safe?” The quick answer is yes, the SHAPE Drops are safe. With any medicine, supplement or program, it’s normal to...
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Better Balance with pH Concentrated Minerals

Better Balance with pH Concentrated Minerals

As you may recall from your high school chemistry class, pH stands for “potential of hydrogen.” Simply put, it’s a measure of the relative acidity and alkalinity of a substance....
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Bibliotherapy: Healing Through Reading

Bibliotherapy: Healing Through Reading

Bibliotherapy is the use of books to encourage healing, improve emotional wellness and treat mental disorders. The concept is not new. In ancient Greece, the library of Thebes was considered...
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Change the Way You Think with Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Change the Way You Think with Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that initiates behavioral change by identifying, evaluating and responding to dysfunctional thoughts and beliefs. CBT includes several goal-oriented, structured and solution-focused...
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Change Your Life with the SHAPE Program

Change Your Life with the SHAPE Program

Hear from real people who changed their lives with the SHAPE Program.
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Changes in Menstruation and Breakthrough Bleeding

Changes in Menstruation and Breakthrough Bleeding

If you’re experiencing changes in your menstrual cycle, breakthrough bleeding or post-menopausal spotting during the SHAPE Program, Phase I: Fast Track Cleanse, don’t be alarmed. This is normal. In fact,...
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Cheer Up with MOOD Balance

Cheer Up with MOOD Balance

Did you know that emotional health is not just a psychological issue? Stress, mood swings, and symptoms of anxiety and depression can be just as much an issue with your...
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Cracker Confusion

Cracker Confusion

In your SHAPE Program Guidebook, we list a few brands of crackers that you can include in Phases I and II of the SHAPE Program. Because product availability varies from...
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Daily Water Intake: How Much is Right for Me?

Daily Water Intake: How Much is Right for Me?

What should my daily water intake be? If you pose this question to five people, you’ll likely get five different answers. Half your body weight in ounces? Eight 8-oz. glasses?...
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Don’t Give Up Just Because It’s Summer

Don’t Give Up Just Because It’s Summer

With summer comes beach vacations, family gatherings, pool parties, backyard barbecues and lots of reasons to veer from your SHAPE Program journey. We want to encourage you that just because...
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Dry Brushing – Get Your Glow On!

Dry Brushing – Get Your Glow On!

Dry skin brushing is a simple, time-honored therapy with big benefits. Because it takes just a few minutes a day, dry brushing is an easy, effective and enjoyable way to...
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Food Facts and Cooking Tips: Apples

Food Facts and Cooking Tips: Apples

What is an apple? A mystical or forbidden fruit? An album label who produced The Beatles' first album? One of the biggest technology companies in the world? It’s all of...
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Food Facts and Cooking Tips: Green Beans

Food Facts and Cooking Tips: Green Beans

Eating fruits and vegetables of all kinds helps reduce the risk of many inflammatory health conditions. Many studies have shown that including more plant foods, such as green beans, in...
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Food Facts and Cooking Tips: Tomatoes

Food Facts and Cooking Tips: Tomatoes

Even though tomatoes are technically a fruit, because they contain little sugar and are more savory than sweet, they are included in the vegetable category in the SHAPE Nutrition Protocol....
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Food Facts and Cooking Tips: Turkey

Food Facts and Cooking Tips: Turkey

It’s hard to picture a holiday dinner celebration without the turkey, especially Thanksgiving. Turkey is the main event for a reason: it is not only delicious, but also highly nutritious....
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Food Facts and Cooking Tips: Zucchini

Food Facts and Cooking Tips: Zucchini

While often considered a vegetable, zucchini is actually a fruit. Zucchini is part of the Cucurbitaceae family alongside cucumbers, gourds, melons, squashes and pumpkins. Zucchini has many health benefits. Its...
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Fork Your Diet: It’s Never Too Late to ReClaim Your Health

Fork Your Diet: It’s Never Too Late to ReClaim Your Health

From the founders of SHAPE ReClaimed, Dr. Todd and Linda Frisch: We first met Drs. Mark and Michele Sherwood of the Functional Medical Institute when they were recommended to teach...
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Hair Loss and Hair Growth

Hair Loss and Hair Growth

Most of you will find that your hair becomes significantly healthier during your SHAPE Program journey, but a small percentage will experience some loss or thinning. If this is happening...
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Helpful Resources for Your SHAPE Journey

Helpful Resources for Your SHAPE Journey

Your Program Guidebook, the SHAPE website and your SHAPE practitioner and are your best resources for information about your journey to better health. But there are many other helpful resources...
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How the SHAPE Program Works

How the SHAPE Program Works

The SHAPE Program is a health transformation plan that is customized to meet your goals. To begin, find a practitioner and have a meaningful conversation about your health challenges and...
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HUGE SHAPE Program Updates!

HUGE SHAPE Program Updates!

We are excited to announce the arrival of the 9th Edition of the SHAPE Program Guidebook! It has everything you loved about the 8th Edition, but with some fantastic changes...
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Intermittent Fasting and the SHAPE Program

Intermittent Fasting and the SHAPE Program

SHAPE ReClaimed founders, Dr. Todd and Linda Frisch, teach about intermittent fasting and the SHAPE Program. This webinar was given in our private Facebook group for SHAPE patients/clients on November...
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Let’s Get Physical: Exercise and the SHAPE Program

Let’s Get Physical: Exercise and the SHAPE Program

Is it okay to exercise during Phase I of the SHAPE Program? Yes! That said, we always recommend light to moderate exercise over a strenuous exercise program. Exercise and Stress...
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Living a Richer Life By Design: What SHAPE Is Your Health In?

Living a Richer Life By Design: What SHAPE Is Your Health In?

In this episode, Dr. Todd and Linda Frisch, founders of SHAPE ReClaimed are interviewed by Jonathan Krueger on the Living a Richer Life By Design podcast.   Updated 10-23-18
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Living a Richer Life By Design: WTF? Why the Face

Living a Richer Life By Design: WTF? Why the Face

In this episode, Dr. Todd Frisch, founder of SHAPE ReClaimed and author of WTF? Why the Face: A Practical Guide to Understanding Health & Personality Through Facial Diagnosis is interviewed...
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MOOD Balance: An Honest and Open Review

MOOD Balance: An Honest and Open Review

This article was written by Abbie Belliston, SHAPE’s CEO. Here she shares her story about depression and trauma — and how MOOD Balance was the key she’d been missing. I...
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Our Favorite Kitchen Tools and Gadgets

Our Favorite Kitchen Tools and Gadgets

On your SHAPE Program journey, it's helpful to have basic kitchem tools such as a good set of knives, pots, pans and bakeware. We've assembled all of our favorites in...
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Popular Artificial Sweeteners Are Not SHAPE-Approved

Popular Artificial Sweeteners Are Not SHAPE-Approved

When you begin your SHAPE Program journey, you may be disappointed to learn that you can no longer drink your favorite diet soda, made with one of several popular artificial...
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Rashes and Other Skin Problems

Rashes and Other Skin Problems

Are you experiencing rashes or other skin problems? We have some answers for you. There are three main reasons a person may experience skin problems after starting the SHAPE Program:...
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Revved Up: The Danger of Energy Drinks

Revved Up: The Danger of Energy Drinks

Energy drinks are great! If you feel a little sluggish, just drink one, and you’ll feel much better. They’re no worse than a cup of coffee, right? WRONG. Energy drinks...
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ReWrite Your Story with SELF ReClaimed

ReWrite Your Story with SELF ReClaimed

"The SELF ReClaimed toolkit has been the catalyst to my greatest personal growth experience so far in my lifetime. It has helped guide me to my authentic self, allowing me...
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Running Eyes Podcast: Facial Diagnosis and Holistic Healing

Running Eyes Podcast: Facial Diagnosis and Holistic Healing

In this episode, Dr. Todd Frisch, founder of SHAPE ReClaimed and author of WTF? Why the Face: A Practical Guide to Understanding Health & Personality Through Facial Diagnosis is interviewed by...
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Running Eyes Podcast: Focusing on What’s Not Right, Instead of What’s Wrong

Running Eyes Podcast: Focusing on What’s Not Right, Instead of What’s Wrong

In this episode, Dr. Todd Frisch, founder of SHAPE ReClaimed is interviewed by Corey Durbin on the Running Eyes podcast.   Updated 3-23-21
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Self-Healing on Your SHAPE Journey

Self-Healing on Your SHAPE Journey

One of my favorite parts of late summer is collecting the beautiful bounty of tomatoes from the garden. The process of seeding, planting, tending and harvesting is nothing shy of...
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SHAPE Drops: Our Unique Formula

SHAPE Drops: Our Unique Formula

The primary function of the SHAPE Drops is to balance brain chemistry by improving communication between the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. These two areas of the brain work together to...
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SHAPE Made Easy with these One-Pan Meals

SHAPE Made Easy with these One-Pan Meals

When you begin your SHAPE Program journey, we encourage you to start simple. Phase I might be an entirely new way of eating and cooking for you and we want...
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SHAPE Program Frequently Asked Questions

SHAPE Program Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions about the SHAPE Program.
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SHAPE-Approved Extras

SHAPE-Approved Extras

On your SHAPE Program journey, you might ask, “Why can’t I eat (insert food)? It’s healthy and it doesn’t affect me.” Or, “I ate (insert food) and I’m still losing...
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SHAPE-Approved Healthy Sweeteners

SHAPE-Approved Healthy Sweeteners

Sugar (sucrose) is one of the main culprits behind the health crisis today. Artificial sweeteners are a backward move, as they can be even more toxic and addictive than sugar....
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Stop Chasing Pain with Dr. Perry Nickelston: Facial Diagnosis

Stop Chasing Pain with Dr. Perry Nickelston: Facial Diagnosis

In this episode, Dr. Todd Frisch and Abbie Frisch Belliston, the authors of WTF? Why the Face: A Practical Guide to Understanding Health & Personality Through Facial Diagnosis are interviewed...
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Stop Chasing Pain with Dr. Perry Nickelston: SHAPE ReClaimed

Stop Chasing Pain with Dr. Perry Nickelston: SHAPE ReClaimed

In this episode, Dr. Todd Frisch, founder of SHAPE ReClaimed and author of WTF? Why the Face: A Practical Guide to Understanding Health & Personality Through Facial Diagnosis is interviewed...
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Stress: It’s Not All in Your Head

Stress: It’s Not All in Your Head

While most stress is unavoidable, it is possible for you to still feel strong, happy and healthy during stressful times. At SHAPE ReClaimed, we are invested in both your physical...
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Sugar’s Identity Crisis: 72 Names for Sugar

Sugar’s Identity Crisis: 72 Names for Sugar

Sugar. Would a food by any other name taste as sweet? As it turns out, the answer to that question is yes, and our food industry is literally banking on...
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Taking SHAPE Drops as a Daily Supplement

Taking SHAPE Drops as a Daily Supplement

Can I take the SHAPE Drops every day, even if I’m not in Phase I of the SHAPE Program? We are asked this question all the time, and our answer...
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The Best Foods for Your Immune System

The Best Foods for Your Immune System

One of the best ways to support your immune system is by giving it proper nutrients through what you eat. Here are a few of the best foods to boost...
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The First Lady of Nutrition with Ann Louise Gittleman: WTF? Why the Face with Dr. Todd Frisch

The First Lady of Nutrition with Ann Louise Gittleman: WTF? Why the Face with Dr. Todd Frisch

In this episode, Dr. Todd Frisch, founder of SHAPE ReClaimed and author of WTF? Why the Face: A Practical Guide to Understanding Health & Personality Through Facial Diagnosis is interviewed...
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The LIFE CHANGES Show with Filippo Voltaggio: WTF? Why the Face

The LIFE CHANGES Show with Filippo Voltaggio: WTF? Why the Face

In this episode, Dr. Todd Frisch, founder of SHAPE ReClaimed, about his new book, WTF? Why the Face: A Practical Guide to Understanding Health & Personality Through Facial Diagnosis is...
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The Power of Positive Psychology

The Power of Positive Psychology

As a relatively new field, positive psychology examines how ordinary people can become happier and more fulfilled. While traditional psychology focuses on dysfunction, positive psychology focuses on happiness, optimism, mindfulness,...
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The Problem with Preservatives

The Problem with Preservatives

The Standard American Diet (appropriately abbreviated SAD) literally makes people sick. In fact, when people from other cultures adopt the SAD or a Western diet, they start to experience health...
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Top 10 Benefits of the SHAPE Program

Top 10 Benefits of the SHAPE Program

What can you expect from the SHAPE Program? Here are the top 10 SHAPE Program benefits: Reduced inflammation – Inflammation is an underlying cause of many common conditions and symptoms,...
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Tracking Your Success on the SHAPE Program

Tracking Your Success on the SHAPE Program

In your SHAPE Program Guidebook, we included four different charts for tracking your success on the SHAPE Program and beyond. If you do not want to write in your guidebook...
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Urinalysis is Critical to Your Success

Urinalysis is Critical to Your Success

Your unique bio-individuality means that what works for one person may not work for the next. This is one of the reasons why most diets fail and why the SHAPE...
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Weight Loss Plateau: Unraveling the Mystery

Weight Loss Plateau: Unraveling the Mystery

So, you’ve been doing the SHAPE Program exactly as written with great results. Then one day, the scale stops moving. A few days go by, and nothing changes. Then your...
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What is Inflammation?

What is Inflammation?

You may know that the SHAPE Program helps reduce inflammation. But, what exactly is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s healthy response to injury or acute infection. If you break your...
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What to Expect From Your SHAPE Program Journey

What to Expect From Your SHAPE Program Journey

Congratulations! You’ve chosen to begin your SHAPE Program journey to better health. We know you are probably wondering how this program works and what you can expect along the way....
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What’s in the Box? Understanding Product Labeling

What’s in the Box? Understanding Product Labeling

Which matters more: the nutrition facts label, the ingredients list or the health claims listed on the product label? Here’s what you need to know about how to read and...
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Wholetones: Healing with Ancient Frequencies

Wholetones: Healing with Ancient Frequencies

You probably know how much music can affect your thoughts and emotions. But did you know that music also has a profound effect on your physical health? Even a single...
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Why Choose Selina Naturally Celtic Sea Salt

Why Choose Selina Naturally Celtic Sea Salt

This article was written by one of our SHAPE practitioners, Dr. Bernie Rosen in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He has a wonderful blog on his website that covers a variety of...
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Why Goat and Sheep Cheese are SHAPE-Approved

Why Goat and Sheep Cheese are SHAPE-Approved

Goat and sheep cheese weren’t always on the approved list for Phase I of the SHAPE Program. SHAPE ReClaimed is consistently growing and evolving based on new nutrition information and...
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Why Use SKIN Healing Lotion

Why Use SKIN Healing Lotion

If you chose the SHAPE Program Phase I: Fast Track Cleanse, it is advised that you replace oil-based lotions with oil-free versions. Most people choose Phase I: Fast Track Cleanse...
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Why We Chose an Organic Formula (and What That Means for You)

Why We Chose an Organic Formula (and What That Means for You)

Quality is of utmost importance with all of the products in our SHAPE ReClaimed line. This is especially true for the SHAPE Drops. In the fall of 2016, SHAPE ReClaimed’s...
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Why, When and How Should I Do a Protein Day?

Why, When and How Should I Do a Protein Day?

An explanation of Protein Days is in your Program Guidebook in the Phase II section, but we wanted to explain further the why, when and how you should do a...
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You’re Not Crazy, It’s an Emotional Detox

You’re Not Crazy, It’s an Emotional Detox

While on your SHAPE Program journey, you may experience more than just a physical detox, you also might begin an emotional detox. So, if you’re feeling extra emotional, quick to...
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