Month: November 2016

Store Brand Supplements: The Scary Truth

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Not all supplements are created equal; sometimes it’s not even close. Last year NY Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman sent cease and desist letters to GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart in response to the results from state-sponsored testing of various store brand supplements. The results of these tests showed that the store brand supplements tested […]

Turkey Mini Meat Loaves

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Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 Tbsp minced yellow onion 1 garlic clove, minced 5 ounces lean ground turkey 2 tsp skim milk 1 egg white 3 Tbsp whole wheat bread crumbs 1 tsp mustard 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp capers, chopped 2 Tbsp of ketchup 1 1/2 […]

Low- Calorie Homemade Lemonade

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Prep time: 7 mins Total time: 7 mins Serves: 1 Ingredients Pitcher Juice of 2 lemons 3-4 packets of stevia 32 ounces of water Glass Juice of half a lemon 1 packet of stevia 8 ounces of water Instructions Mix all ingredients. Adjust stevia if necessary. Serve over ice, garnish with lemon slice/wedge. Serving size: 1 Calories: 15 Fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 5g Sugar: 0g Sodium: 1mg Fiber: 0g Protein: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Notes Nutritional values […]

Walk Off The Weight

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Walking is the most underrated form of exercise. Perhaps we’ve chosen to demote the activity in light of rising fitness trends that promise buckets of sweat and insane results. Whatever the reason, walking needs to reenter our vocabulary as a a legitimate activity that helps us stay healthy and fit in a multitude of ways. […]

The 9 Best Ways to Curb Sugar Cravings

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Check out more TIPS from Shanna at: The Reset Plan! Sugar fuels every cell in the brain. Your brain processes sugar as a reward, which makes you keep wanting more of it. If you eat a lot of sugar, you’re reinforcing that reward, which can make it tough to break the habit. According to a […]

How Your Body Creates Energy

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Whether it is the huge set of bodily processes such as cell metabolism, enzyme and hormone synthesis, muscular activity, brain function, and transport of substances or accomplishing a range of daily chores, exercises, and sports, our body needs energy on an ongoing basis. Understanding the chemical processes involved in the conversion of nutrients into energy is […]

The Stress of Eating Right

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Eating right is 80% of any fitness goal, whether you’re bodybuilding or wanting to just lose a couple of pounds. Essentially, this means that you can stay faithful to your exercise routine but still fail to meet your goals if you are not giving enough importance to your diet. So there is considerable pressure to […]

The Downside to Drinking Alcohol

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Check out more weight loss TIPS’s from Shanna at: The Reset Plan! Alcohol consumption is deeply embedded into modern and traditional social activities and gatherings. Families gather at the table to enjoy a glass of wine with their meals, and parties and social events are not complete without their fair share of alcoholic beverages. But, […]