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Want the short-cut to healthy eating? Don't be fooled by the "healthy imposters". There are so many processed foods impersonating healthy foods. The problem is these imposters can easily derail your weight-loss & wellness goals and over-time can truly accumulate to negative health consequences.
Here are my TOP 10 quick tips to help you identify healthy imposters!
Sugar is Secretly Smuggled into Drinks
It’s clear that drinking soda isn’t healthy, but most people don't realize that most everything added to a drink is sugar: natural honey, sweetened coffee creamer, supplement tablets and even powders designed to boost your immune system! All of it is liquid sugar, even a hundred percent natural fruit juice & fruit smoothies are all sugar! Even alcohol that's been distilled from fruit, like wine and champagne are all liquid...
It's real easy to think that we're gaining weight during the holidays & on vacation just because we're eating and drinking too much, but actually there's a lot more to it. I've put together a strategy to help you plan for your next holiday or vacation so that you can "enjoy yourself and not destroy yourself."
I like to say that you can't change what you don't understand. So let's start by learning why vacations & holidays are so disruptive and destructive?
Defining a Vacation
1 Sweet & Simple
Olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt & pepper
2 Juicy Tomatoes
Cherry Tomatoes sliced in half, salt, pepper, olive oil & fresh basil
3 Natural Dessert
Raspberries, fresh mint &...
Limit the time that the candy is in your house. On this occasion, procrastination is deliberate & makes sense. You'll be less likely to eat it & replace or replenish the supply if you buy it the same day or just before the holiday.
Remember the candy you'd trade or throw away as a kid? That's the candy to buy to give away! You'll be less likely to partake if you don't like it. And you'll be more...
It’s so easy to snuggle up indoors as the weather gets colder, which is awesome, but we all know the key to keep your metabolism healthy is activity! So break-up the repetition of your daily routine & spice things up! Get up, get outside & get moving!
Getting lost in a corn maze is not only a ton of fun with the family, it’s a good 30-40 minutes of walking! Level-up: make it a race & push your pace to see...
Wonder why you can’t stop eating certain processed foods? Emerson reveals how overconsumption is commonly triggered by substances & ingredients in food & why it’s not a matter of self-control. You’ll learn how ingredients & stimulating substances like caffeine, sugar & monosodium glutamate drive cravings, hunger & appetite. She’ll tell you where to look & how to find these stimulating substances. And you’ll get practical tips on how you...
Great Fiber Sources:
To build the perfect breakfast I start with my most important nutrient FIBER (find out why fiber is my #1 focus). I pick my fiber source from the short list above and cook it based on package instructions.
I find some of my favorite pre-cooked lentil packs at Trader Joe's & Whole Foods. But I've also...
The Natural Fat Blocker
We’re ready to spill the beans on the best kept secret in wellness. You're definitely going to want to make natural fiber the first priority on your plate! This article will cover why fiber is essential to healthy eating & weight loss. And we’ll zoom-in and focus on how natural fiber works in your body.
But if you'd rather LISTEN to this content:
You don't need to exercise to lose weight, but you do need to exercise to gain proper metabolic function because it's the effectiveness and efficiency of your metabolism that determines your body weight. Which is why, it's a lot more difficult to stay slim without the gym!
To LISTEN to this information, check out my PODCAST "Exercise: How to Kick Start Your Metabolism"
This article will explain why exercise alone won't get you to your goal weight, and why dieting all by...