Metabolism is how your body changes the nutrients in the food and drink you consume into energy. And energy is essential for your body to function on every level. As you get older, your metabolism slows down. So, you want to do everything you can to fuel its fires and keep it going strong. The
Yes, you really can turn errands into exercise! Everyone has a reason to avoid exercising. Maybe the weather puts a “rain delay” on our daily walk or run. That delay eventually becomes a “rain cancellation.” Perhaps the gym is closed. Or…you’re just too tired… Our subconscious mind is constantly at work, making excuses to talk
One of the biggest challenges in sticking with a diet and achieving the best results possible is that things can get redundant. The easiest and most effective “secret” to overcoming this is to load your diet with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. When you’re meal prepping, even if you’re doing a great job it
One of the most common questions I get asked: does drinking water really help me lose weight? If so, how much do I really have to drink? While following the 17 Day Diet, you should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of pure water daily. When I say “pure water” this means just water. Not tea, not
The quarterly 17 Day Diet Challenges are the best and most fun way to reach your weight loss goals! It’s not just a diet, it’s a lifestyle. The challenge provides that extra layer of motivation and accountability you need in order to fully commit and stay inspired. Our 17 Day Diet Cycle Two Challenge helped over
The quarterly 17 Day Diet Challenges are the best and most fun way to reach your weight loss goals! It’s not just a diet, it’s a lifestyle. The challenge provides that extra layer of motivation and accountability you need in order to fully commit and stay inspired. Our August Cycle One Challenge helped over 150 people
The quarterly 17 Day Diet Challenges are the best and most fun way to reach your weight loss goals! It’s not just a diet, it’s a lifestyle. The challenge provides that extra layer of motivation and accountability you need in order to fully commit and stay inspired. Our May Challenge helped over 100 people to lose
Air fryers are one of the best gadgets out there to help you stay on track and live the 17 Day Diet lifestyle. In fact, I love them so much, I’m giving one away – for FREE! Just join me in the OFFICIAL 17 Day Diet Challenge, and you’ll be automatically entered to win your
WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE: These baked tilapia packets will help you kick-up your seafood repertoire. With recent attention focusing on the high containment levels of some fish, farm tilapia is a toxin-free and environmentally friendly alternative. Tilapia is a freshwater white fish with edible skin and a mild taste. It’s very low in fat:
Is it time for you to curb the carbs? Yes and no. Don’t ditch them altogether, just eat the right ones. Remember, carbohydrates are energy foods. Without them, you’ll get fuzzy headed, cranky, and very tired, and no one will want to be around you. 🙁 Low carb diets say that all carbs are evil and
I want you to lose weight fast and easily. That’s why I created the 17 Day Diet Transitional Fast. Fasting is no longer the wicked stepmother of dieting. Increasingly, it is scientifically recognized as a safe, healthy, and fast way to take off weight. Although fasting has been around for centuries, new ways of fasting
It’s no secret that weight gets harder to manage as we age. Metabolism, muscle mass, and natural hormonal changes play a big part in women’s weight loss after 40. Many women feel that no matter how hard they exercise and how diligent they are about controlling what they eat, losing weight after 40 is an
Are you having trouble avoiding the urge to eat unhealthy food? Often times when you are trying to achieve your weight loss goals, the need for discipline is essential. Some people can resist the temptation to eat junk food, but if you’re not disciplined, then you have to remove them from your presence. If you
A beverage with great weight-loss benefits is green tea. Although technically a negative water, certain natural chemicals called catechins in green tea increase fat-burning and stimulate thermogenesis, the calorie burning process that occurs as a result of digesting and metabolizing food.
So I was thinking today about the word “exercise” and to me it just starts to sound like a very unapproachable word. It sounds hard. It sounds complicated. It sounds like an uphill battle.