Rosie Martinson, 31-years-old, lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her husband Lander and their four sons. When she’s not at the ball field she is working as a marketing maven and blogger. She joined The 21 Day Belly Fix focus group in hopes of healing her digestive system, creating lifelong healthy eating habits, and stopping the roller coaster of trend diets!
Martinson lost 9 lbs and 5.5 inches after the three-week program and discovered she has a dairy sensitivity when she tried reintroducing it in her diet. She also realized she can function without her morning caffeine fix of coffee! She reports brighter skin and shinier hair and that her energy levels are more consistent throughout the day.
Jaclyn Miles, mom of two young children, was recently diagnosed a celiac. She has suffered from stomach bloating and cravings and has wanted to jump start her weight loss and metabolism for some time. After meticulously following The 21-Day Belly Fix, she experienced a 14 lb weight loss and reports less cravings and stomach bloating and more energy to keep up with her active son and daughter! Miles plans to continue the green drink juicing as she felt it was a main source of energy for her while on the plan!
Paige is a PR and marketing pro in Atlanta and a diagnosed celiac who had been unable to loose weight no matter what diet she tried. She decided to try The 21-Day Belly Fix to heal her gut, lose weight and decrease anxiety. After the three-week program, Paige experienced significant improvement in her digestion, energy levels and mood. She lost 14 lbs and 7 inches and even her dermatologist noticed that her skin is clearer and brighter!
Wife, entrepreneur and mom of three, Leah Ohrberg, has suffered with digestive problems for almost 20 years. Despite trying fad diets and the latest health food tips, nothing has given relief to this 34-year-old southern California mom whose symptoms have included stomach pain, bloating and too many hours spent in the bathroom. When Ohrberg heard her sister, Rosie Martinson, was going to be a part of trying out The 21-Day Belly Fix by Dr. Taz MD, she quickly asked if she could be a part of the trial too, in hopes of experiencing some digestive healing.
Within days of being on the program, Ohrberg experienced what she calls nothing short of a medical miracle.
“The first three days of being on the plan was an adjustment because I had never done something like this before,” said Ohrberg who has tried countless things over the years to help relieve her digestive pain. “However, by day four, I couldn’t believe it. I had my first normal bowel movement in more than 14 years and no stomach pain! I also have felt a dramatic increase in my energy level, which is helpful with three young children running around! I’ve only been on the plan for a little over a week and feel like my stomach is working again.”
Ohrberg had wanted to homeschool her children for more than a year, but she and her husband had decided against it because the state of her health. Several weeks into the program, Ohrberg and her husband had the homeschool talk again and decided that since she was experiencing so much gut healing with The 21-Day Belly FIx, they were going to change their mind and go for it! They pulled their kids out of school and are converting their detached garage into a homeschooling space.
Ohrberg’s stomach issues have dramatically improved. Among her digestive results, she lost 8 lbs, 6 inches and says she has more energy than ever.
Ohrberg is staying on the Belly Fix indefinitely.
Chris Toews, a 35-years-old husband and father in Atlanta, has lived through countless “gut bugs” in 15-year career as a humanitarian aid worker. Toews has lived all over east and central Africa and experienced illnesses including malaria and gut bugs like parasites and giardia. “Though I’ve lived in the U.S. for five years now, my digestion and stomach hasn’t felt optimal and I experience stomach discomfort that I can’t always put my finger on,” said Toews who also complains of the afternoon “drag” post lunchtime. Toews went into The 21-Day Belly Fix hoping to repair his gut and lose some weight in his abdominal region. Upon completion of the program, Toews lost 8.5 lbs and 7 inches and noted he no longer needs that afternoon coffee to keep alert in the office. One surprising result he experienced was the absence of his facial eczema, which he now clearly links to a dairy sensitivity. He also feels a lot less bloating in his stomach and hopes to stay on a juicing regimen and limit his intake of sugar, dairy and gluten moving forward.
At her heaviest, Ally Edge was more than 300 lbs in high school. In 2011, Ally’s mid-twenties, she knew the time for her 10-year high school reunion would soon arrive and she wanted to lose weight. She joined a gym and began her journey that involved calorie counting and a trainer. Eventually she discovered her favorite fitness loves—Crossfit, yoga and Zumba! Over the course of 3 years she lost 77 lbs, however, she hit a plateau and while she has been able to maintain her weight loss, hasn’t progressed forward. Ally did The 21-Day Belly Fix to jump start her weight loss, improve her gut health and get her metabolism going again!
Upon completion of the program, Ally says she wakes up more quickly in the morning feeling great and was surprised by how much her mood has improved. She lost 8 lbs and 5.75 inches on the program and is excited to keep progressing in her weight loss journey!
Soul is 36-years-old, works for Whole Foods Market and has struggled with serious health issues for the past decade. He says, “At the age of 30, I suffered from a heart attack. I have been on high blood pressure and cholesterol medication ever since. From Dr. Taz’s 21-Day Belly Fix plan, I hope to loose my belly fat, get my blood pressure and cholesterol under control and increase my energy level. I also am hopeful that this plan will put me in the direction of a great lifestyle change.”
Update on Soul:
Coulibaly went to his doctor the day before he started The 21-Day Belly Fix and his blood pressure was 190/120. After doing The 21-Day Belly Fix plan for just 10 days, he went back to re-check his levels and his doctor was amazed. . . his blood pressure was 117/ 79! Coulibaly could hardly wait to tell his wife! His new results pushed him on to complete the program.
At the end of the three week program on Aug. 25, Coulibaly had lost 21 pounds and 12.5 inches. He feels energetic upon rising and has much more stamina during the day. His blood pressure is under control and he has no more heartburn (which plagued him before). Coworkers are commenting that he looks much younger and his wife notices that his skin looks better. He says he is like a new person.
At 56-years-old, he has completed the program and lost 13.4 pounds and 5.25 inches. He has noticed an increase in energy and an improvement in his overall mood. He also says his skin is brighter and is less dry. “This program is unique because you are challenged to do things that no other diet or plan tells you to do. I lost weight, but I changed some bad habits and can feel a total body change,” said Helmich who plans on continuing several key components of the Belly Fix.
Janet Helmich, 62-years-old, lost 8.2 pounds and 7.25 inches. She has noticed improvement in many different areas of her life, but her top changes include less stiffness in her joints and throughout her body, which she is grateful for because she is a pianist. She has also experienced deeper, more peaceful sleep at night.