What is Shakeology and why did I start drinking it? Those are great questions. I will start by telling you that I was not a huge fan of protein/meal replacement shakes. I had bad experiences with other popular shakes and I was very hesitant to try Shakeology. The more that I researched Shakeology, the more I became intrigued. I started researching the ingredients in Shakeology. Who really knows what Yakon Root, Reishi Mushroom or Moringa are? I do now that I did my research! They are just 3 of the ingredients in Shakeology that help lower cholesterol, decrease fatigue, and enhance your immune system. Continue reading
The holiday season is upon us! With Thanksgiving a few days away and Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve quickly approaching, it is hard to stay on track with healthy eating. Temptations are everywhere! From the holiday parties, to the extra sweets that your co workers bring into the office, it becomes increasingly hard not to give into temptation! Well, I have some tips to help you stay on track, not feel restricted, and still enjoy the holidays without gaining the dreaded 3-4 pounds that the average American puts on during the holiday season!
Halloween is quickly approaching! In past years it was easy for me to avoid having my favorite candy in the house because my oldest son had a milk allergy. He recently outgrew that allergy (hooray!!!!), but now he wants all of the yummy candy that he could never have! I can’t say no since he has heard “no!” for the past 6 years. Now the M&M’s, Snickers, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Kit Kats have invaded my house!
I am very health conscious and try to eat clean, but I know that I will be tempted by all of this Halloween candy. The benefits of clean eating and limiting the amount of sugar in your diet has been proven to give you more energy, help you lose weight, decrease triglycerides, improve immune system function, and decrease your Diabetes risk. With that being said, it is important to stay on track with your fitness and nutrition when all of the temptations are lurking!
I developed these 5 tips to help you (and me!!) stay on track with fitness and nutrition and help you survive Halloween! Here they are: Continue reading