The Arden Army has Sober Life Coaches with special skills such as:

Yoga Instructor
Pilates Instructor
Tennis Instructor
Fitness Instructor
Kick Boxing Instructor

Art Therapist
Drama Therapist
Massage Therapist
Meditation Therapist
Substance Abuse Therapist

Professional Nutritionist
Professional Photographer
Professional Graphic Designer
Professional Interior Decorator
Professional International Chef

Languages including Arabic, Cambodian, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish.

Our Sober Life Coaches range from ages 22 to 72 and have liability insurance and driving licenses /passports.

One of the most important things to stay healthy is adding daily exercise to your routine. We don’t mean punishing your body, but there are numerous activities that can be implemented into your life that can be fun and entertaining.

Stress management and having a positive attitude is extremely important and is one of the most common denominators in achieving longevity. Therefore we meditation and yoga are important elements.

Our Sober Life Coaches can share the knowledge of proper foods and nutrition. By a simple change of diet a client can virtually eliminate the risk of most cancers, heart disease and diabetes.

They can demonstrate special Arden Army cooking so you can learn how to create delicious low calorie nutritious meals using the heart healthy Arden Army diet..

What is the Arden Army Diet?

The Arden Army Diet is a way of eating rather than a formal diet plan. It features foods eaten in Greece, Spain, southern Italy and France, and other countries that border the Mediterranean Sea.

The Arden Army Diet emphasizes eating foods like fish, fruits, vegetables, beans, high-fiber breads and whole grains, nuts, and olive oil. Meat, dairy products and sweets are very limited. The recommended foods are rich with fiber, monounsaturated fats and omega-3 fatty acids.

The Arden Army Diet is like other heart-healthy diets in that it recommends eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, and high-fiber grains.

The fats allowed in the Arden Army Diet are mainly from unsaturated oils such as fish oils, olive oil, and certain nut or seed oils (such as canola, soybean, or flaxseed oil) and from nuts (walnuts, hazelnuts, and almonds). These types of oils may have a protective effect on the heart.

What are the benefits?

The Arden Army Diet may help lower your risk for certain diseases, improve your mood, and boost your energy levels. It may also help keep your heart and brain healthy.

For your heart and body, the Arden Army Diet may:

For your brain, the Arden Army Diet might help prevent:

How can you make the Arden Army Diet part of your eating plan?
There are some simple things you can do to eat more of the healthy foods that make up the Arden Army Diet. First, check out what's on the menu. Then see what Arden Army Diet type foods you can add to your eating plan.

The Arden Army Diet calls for:

  • Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables each day, such as grapes, blueberries, tomatoes, broccoli, peppers, figs, olives, spinach, eggplant, beans, lentils, and chickpeas.
  • Eating a variety of whole-grain foods each day, such as oats, brown rice, and whole wheat bread, pasta, and couscous.
  • Choosing healthy (unsaturated) fats, such as nuts, olive oil, and certain nut or seed oils like canola, soybean, and flaxseed.
  • Limiting unhealthy (saturated) fats, such as butter, palm oil, and coconut. And limit fats found in animal products, such as meat and dairy products made with whole milk.
  • Eating mostly vegetarian meals that include whole grains, beans, lentils, and vegetables.
  • Eating cold water fish at least 2 times a week, such as tuna, herring, salmon, mackerel and sardines..
  • Eating moderate amounts of low-fat dairy products each day or weekly, such as milk, cheese, or yogurt.
  • Eating moderate amounts of poultry and eggs every 2 days or weekly.
  • Limiting red meat to only a few times a month in very small amounts. For example, a serving of meat with 3 ounces. This is about the size of a deck of cards.
  • Limiting sweets and desserts to only a few times a week. This includes sugar-sweetened drinks like soda.