You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
In this short video, Coach Nicole explains how two simple actions can help you drop one pound per week, without counting calories!
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One year ago, I went to lunch with a co-worker. When the waitress came over to take our drink order, I ordered a Diet Coke. The woman looked me up and down, snorted, then asked, "Diet?" in a very snotty voice. I just sat very still and said... Read more
Personal trainers can help people reach their health and fitness goals, or they could be big wastes of money. It's tough to know whether or not you need a trainer's expertise. And if you do, it's even more difficult to pick the right one.... Read more
Try upping your calories to see if that makes a difference in your weight loss. You can always cut back again, and experimenting is key to finding what works for you as all of our metabolisms and bodies are different.... Read more
LOVSSUGAR makes a great point! Get some friends together for a game night. Even if you're just playing a card game, it's enough distraction to keep you from occupying your hands with chips (unless you're playing poker).... Read more
I've made up a big batch of chicken salad for wraps/on greens/sandwiches and divvied it out for a week's worth of lunches. That's a great way to get protein. I traded mayo for a mix of avocado and plain Greek yogurt. Looks weird, tastes delish!... Read more
Ever had a chocolate chai latte? Try it! Use about a TBSP of Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa powder (5 calories) instead of syrup (25 calories for just the lite stuff!). If you use Oregon Chai Sugar Free concentrate the sweetness of the splenda blends... Read more
Blended, iced, shaken, and stirred—those coffee drinks from almost any chain have a bad reputation of being rich in calories and fat. But what about teas? Like coffee, brewed tea has zero calories, but those calories can add up quickly when oth... Read more
With Liposuction, the Belly Finds What the Thighs Lose from The New York Times
Whole Wheat Chocolate Chai Muffins from Savvy Eats
7 Delicious Recipes for Mother's Day Brunch from Health.com
Energy Drinks Gain Traction But Raise Health Questions... Read more
I just made a boo-boo, I picked the chai tea latte instead of chai tea. I just discovered (to my chagrin.) that its got 45 carbs. OMG. 100 Ok. so this is a time for a re-do, although I don't think I will be making that error again anyway. I'm not so... Read more
Chai Seed & Flaxseed
I was first introduced to Chai Seed at a Vegan restaurant in Ohio called the "Flaming Ice Cube".
I ordered a drink called Peace & Deliciousness with a boost of Chai Seed. This added a tiny bit o... Read more
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