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Bio: Jennifer Betesh (Thompson)
Jennifer Betesh has been working with raw food, juices, smoothies and detox for over two decades to help people heal. Today, she shares her expertise worldwide, offering lectures, workshops, training and one-on-one consultations at various health and detox retreat centers. She specializes in helping people improve the quality of their lives just by improving the quality of their food. Her first DVD, Green Smoothie Power, was released in 2012. She is the author of Green Smoothies for Dummies (Wiley, 2014).
Jennifer is a fully trained and qualified IIPA Certified Comprehensive Iridologist (CCI) through the International Iridology Practitioner’s Association. She provides Iridology Readings & Health Coaching via Skype and Phone to clients and continues to educate, motivate and inspire others on their journey of healing. When she’s not working, you’ll find her hiking in the mountains, power-walking along the sea or globe-trotting to a new and exotic health destination.
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Jennifer Betesh (Thompson) in the Media
Once I Healed Myself, I Became 100% Committed To Helping Others, Posted on 1 January 2017 in The Huffington Post by Miriam Khalladi. Extreme diets and magic pills are great selling tactics, but let’s face it…they don’t work. Remember that you didn’t get to where you are overnight, and you won’t get out of it overnight either…
What Truths Lurk in Your Eyes?, Posted on 20 January 2016 in Localiiz Hong Kong by Sophie Pettit. A few scribbles later she tells me that, above all else, my body is screaming for hydration, my kidneys are having a pretty hard time, my liver is working on overdrive, and my lungs are a bit weak – well, I do live in Hong Kong! I guess water dodging and weekday tipples do have a lot to answer for.…
Should we all detox?, Posted on 29 November 2015 in Honestly Healthy by Natasha Corrett and Laura Bond. “A few years before launching Honestly Healthy, Natasha met Jennifer Thompson, world-renowned detox expert at a Thailand retreat. ‘She made me my first ever green smoothie and showed me how powerful crystals can be for healing….’
Going back to natural, detox, Printed in 20 May 2015 edition of Grazia Magazine Turkey by Gulen Yelmen. “People are tired of being tired, and they want to reclaim their health. I would say that people are finally waking up……and thankfully going back to organic, natural whole and pure foods for their health, as Mother nature intended.”
Jennifer Thompson’s radical detoxes in Turkey, Posted on 20 March 2015 in Financial Times/How to Spend it by Cynthia Rosenfeld. “The seven-day cleanse is really special,” says my detox guru when I reach her in Hong Kong, wrapping up a whirlwind tour of Asia luxury hotel spas. “Every day we will focus on clearing one of the seven chakras, restoring energetic balance and also drinking juices. It’s a full body-beautiful combination of physical and energetic cleansing.”
Windows to the Soul, Posted on 29 January 2015 in Localiiz Hong Kong by Brian Adams. Sitting across from me in a suite at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is a woman whom I only met moments earlier in the hotel spa. She’s holding a magnifying glass in one hand and a flashlight in the other, putting them down occasionally to make notations on her clipboard. Did I ever smoke? Yes. Still? No. Asthma? No. Bronchitis? Yes…
Big City Skin Survival: Top 10 Detox Ideas, Printed in the October 2014 edition of Cosmopolitan Magazine Hong Kong by Sally Tse. How does living in the city affect your health in terms of toxins, and what can you do to detox? Learn the top 5 detox foods and really useful tips for keeping your skin looking flawless, even while living in the big city.
Wanderlust – Travel dream team, Posted on 15 October, 2014 in Time Out Hong Kong by Cynthia Rosenfeld. If you were a top travel writer for the most exclusive 5-star resort destinations in the world, who would be on your very own personal “travel dream team”? See why Cynthia Rosenfeld lists Jennifer Thompson as her #1 choice for “diet and detox guru.”
Cosmopolitan Magazine Hong Kong Article: Slimming, Weight Loss and Detox, Printed in the June 2014 edition of Cosmopolitan Magazine Hong Kong by Sharon Chow. Jennifer answers some of your most popular questions about how to lose weight, detox, have great skin and feel great while living in a busy city like Hong Kong. Fine out the biggest mistakes that her health coaching clients make and learn how you can avoid them!
Interview: Jennifer Thompson, Posted on 14 March, 2014 in Hong Kong Tatler Asia by Charmaine Mok. The iridologist and detox specialist explains the virtues of raw food, relaxation, and laughter as medicine. Learn some simple steps that you can take to start adding more raw foods and regular detox into your healthy routine, even if you’re busy and live in Hong Kong!
Beginner’s Guide to Green Smoothies by Jennifer Thompson, Published in the September – November 2013 Awakenings Middle East (ME) Magazine. What is a Green Smoothie? How do you Make a Green Smoothie? Why Green Smoothies? Become a Green Smoothie Expert in just minutes with these easy instructions and healthy recipes. All you need is a blender!
The Irises of the Eyes Can Warn Against Disease, by Jennifer Thompson: Certified Comprehensive Iridologist, Published in the September 2013 Naturalioji Medicina, a Lithuanian Publication. Learn more about how Iridology works as an assessment tool for health, what the fibers and colors in the eyes can show and hear Jennifer’s reply to the skeptics who question the validity of Iridology.
Audio Interview from the Art of Transformation Summit, Recorded on 4 August, 2013 with Linda Stewart. Listen to Jennifer’s inspiring interview about how important the quality of food is in terms of living your best life ever! Learn how to transform on every level, starting with what goes in the stomach!
5 Minutes with Natural Beauty, Jennifer Thompson: Iridologist, Raw Food Coach & Detox Expert, Posted on 1 March, 2013 on Be Naturally You by Samantha. Find out Jennifer’s top beauty secrets, what’s in her fridge, her favorite exercise routine, what she does to relax and what’s the one thing she can’t live without.
Add Love To Your Diet With Raw Food Expert Jennifer Thompson, Posted on 7 June, 2012 on College Lifestyles by Marissa Miller. Jennifer answers questions raised by college women wondering: can a raw food diet sustain a workout, how do we start to add more raw foods to our diet, what led you to a raw food diet and do you ever have cravings to cheat.
Numbers – Post Detox Results with After Photos, Posted on 7 February, 2012 on 100% Raw Vegan Ironman pro athlete by Richard Wygand. Read about Richard’s performance results from his running and training as a 100% raw food vegan and then keeping this diet after a detox personalized by Jennifer.
Video Interview with Raw Foodist & Iridologist Jennifer Thompson, Posted on 25 July, 2010 on Raw Radiant Health by Natasha. Hear about how Jennifer started her raw food diet, the challenges that she has faced on raw food and her experience with seeing Raw Food Clients in her Iridology practice.
People are Interesting: Featuring Jennifer, Posted on 15 March, 2010 on The Lady Pastor by Emily Carson who interviews Jennifer for her weekly ‘People Are Interesting’ column. Find out who inspires Jennifer, what she does for fun, and where she feels most comfortable!
Jennifer Thompson – Looking through the windows to your health, Printed in the February 2010 issue of Samui Holiday Magazine, an article detailing Jennifer’s own personal journey of healing and featuring her work including Iridology, raw food classes and Personalized detox programs.
Look Into My Health, Printed in the September/October 2009 of Fah Thai Magazine, Bangkok Air’s inflight magazine, an article on Jennifer’s Iridology sessions as the featured Holistic Health News.
Spas and Wellness in Koh Samui, Posted in concierge.com’s September 2009 ‘See and Do’ section featuring Jennifer’s Raw Food teaching and Iridology skills.
Ok tasting, hideous looking, seriously good-for-you Green Smoothies, Posted on July 13, 2009 on The Raw Food Hypocrite by Susan Meggitt, giving an update from back at home one month after Jennifer’s Green Smoothie class.
Revolution in Thailand: the green smoothy kind, Posted on June 9, 2009 on The Raw Food Hypocrite by Susan Meggitt who retells her account of Jennifer’s 90-minute Green Smoothie class.
After the Detox, Part II of the article series published on April 26, 2009 in the Bangkok Post; this article is also quite amusing and mentions Jennifer’s Iridology skills.
Food Additives, A story featured on Today-Tonight in Australia (originally aired in July 2006) where Jennifer was interviewed about her severe reaction to flavor enhancer 635, or ribonucleotide.
My NEW book: Green Smoothie for Dummies (Wiley, 2014)
Sip your way to ultimate nutrition and feel better than ever!
Whether you’re looking to detox, lose weight, or just add more veggies to your diet, green smoothies are the way to go. Easy to prepare, portable, and endlessly customizable, green smoothies are the trendy new beverage in everyone’s cup. Green smoothies are the easiest, most painless way to add more nutrients to your diet, so you can feel better than ever before.
Green Smoothies For Dummies is your beginner’s guide to the world of drinkable greens. Author and international smoothie guru Jennifer Betesh (Thompson) explains the benefits of green smoothies, and provides over 100 recipes that will make you start craving your vegetables. You’ll get to know the flavors and properties of each ingredient, and how to combine ingredients for complete nutrition. Available on iTunes, Barnes & Noble and amazon.com.