Did you overeat over Easter? I did. My intentions were all so good! I had it all figured out. I wasn’t going to have any chocolate and was just going to eat as healthy as possible at home or out with friends or family. Chocolates for my nephews, I had bought well in advance so wasn’t tempted by last minute easter chocolate specials. I was working in the lead up, so there was no time to drop by the shops for anything as I had been super organised and done all the shopping ahead of time.
But unfortunately the downfall was getting on those damn scales! How often should one weigh themselves? Well, I was doing it everyday and as soon as those scales dont budge or go up a bit, that’s it. I throw in the towel, throw a tantrum and go eat something. Cause, what’s the point?? This really is not the frame of mind to be in. If you’ve not read my post on how often to weigh yourself, you can read it here. and in the meantime here are my best tips for getting back on track!
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THE FACTS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR HAIR STAND ON END
Do you know all the facts about energy drinks? Especially if you are drinking them to lose weight?
There are many energy drinks available out there, and the common theory is that you can drink them as an energy boost, meal replacement and as an appetite suppressant. Throw in increased metabolism and it certainly sounds like you’re onto a winner.
Unfortunately it’s all just a little too good to be true.
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HOW CAN GREEN TEA HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?
Media and many magazines often talk about green tea as being a ‘super food’. It is always promoted as healthy and a great way to help you lose weight. Apparently it’s better for you than coffee and contains loads of antioxidants too.
It definitely sounds good. It’s the ‘go to’ beverage for Asian cultures and you see it everywhere in restaurants serving Asian cuisine. So what’s true about green tea? Is it all it’s cracked up to be? Well let’s take a closer look.
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