A 7 Day Whole Foods Cleanse Reset To Help You Lose Weight, Increase Your Energy And Stress Less Without Giving Up Delicious Food.
Do you find yourself craving sugar and carbs? Having a few too many glasses of wine many nights? Do you wish you had more energy? Is the isolation from this pandemic making it harder for you to stay healthy and lose weight? Have you had breakouts?Do you want to lose the quarantine 15? Feel like you don’t have enough time to eat right and focus on your health?
If you relate to any of those questions you are ready for things to get better. Join the uplifting power of this easy yet effective detox and learn to focus on delicious whole foods feeding your body and mind what it needs and wants – while saving you time.
2021 is shaping up to look like more of the same but you can show up stronger, leaner and more resilient. 80% of people who make resolutions drop them by February. If that’s you we will get you back on track.
Overwhelm… bloating… quarantine 15… the blahs… anxiety — let’s put an end to all of that and hit the reset button.
Would you like to just hit reset on some of your eating and lifestyle habits without changing your entire life routine or diet? This is for you. It’s quick, easy and effective.
Don’t worry, you won’t be surviving on green juice or cayenne pepper lemon water for 7 days. You won’t starve! You’ll enjoy real whole delicious food. You’ll love the recipes. Let’s keep it simple sister.
Clean & Lean will save you TIME because I will have everything laid out for you and give you the action steps you need.
I’ll give you guidelines with easy to follow action steps each day to help you debloat, destress and you might even lose a few pounds, many do.
Before I give you the details about this life changing program who is this transformational week really for?
You’re a busy woman who is short on time, big on frustration over extra pounds and pandemic fatigue who wants to have more energy, less stress and is ready to feel and look better.
Let’s make like Elle Woods and bend and snap our way out of the 2020 Quarantine 15 funk and get back on track.
Time to reset, savvy beauty.
During this 7 day reset you will learn habits that will help you
Clean up your food plan and focus on healthy delicious foods
Increase your energy and improve your sleep
Reduce your body’s toxic load
Lower your stress and anxiety levels
Stop feeling hungry or deprived
Clear up skin issues
Put an end to sugar cravings
Manage blood sugars and decrease inflammation
Improve gut health and optimize digestion so you are less bloated and more comfortable
End yo-yo dieting and stop counting calories
Avoid environmental toxins that mess with your metabolism and promote fat retention
Implement healthy habits and nutritious eating that will save you TIME!
You’ll be given checklists, meal plans, recipes, shopping lists, clean beauty recommendations, daily check-ins and inspiration from me via email.
- Home Detox Masterclass
- The 1st 5 people to register by January 31st get a free PRIVATE 1:1 session with me!
- I’m offering private email support during our 7 days together. This means you can reply to my emails with your questions, concerns, or if you just want to chat or vent. I’ll be there for, coaching you through the process.
This an easy 7 day quickstart program teaching you simple but effective habits you need to eat well, de-bloat, de-stress and feel great without restrictive crazy trends. If you follow it you will likely have better energy, better moods and lose a few pounds.
I know that resetting your eating habits and detoxing may sound hard and downright scary but don’t worry, I’ve designed it to make it completely doable with delicious foods that you will love. You’ll be surprised how easy it is and you’ll end up having fun!
*72 hour Money back guarantee* I believe you will love this program but if for any reason you start it and aren’t feelin’ it, I will give you a full refund which means there is no risk for you to sign up and give it a try!
Summer is right around the corner. Let’s do this.
This will save you time. You will go right to the source, no wasting time Googling things that don’t work.
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“Thank you for all the information! I felt healthy all week! I loved the butter lettuce tacos… amazing!!!! I feel better! So happy that I still have stayed away from the processed foods. Yay! I loved all of the action steps. I also love that I can watch your Home Detox Masterclass. I love all the education!” ~Traci S., Mom of 2 teenage boys
“My daughter is turning 13 next week… and I decided a few months ago that it was finally time to lose the baby weight… haha! Also, my 15th wedding anniversary is in August so another great motivator to do so, right?! Sooooo, I wanted to share that I’ve lost almost 20 pounds so far working with my wellness coach, Kelly Bonanno. She’s amazing guys!” ~Azar R., Esthetician & mom
Disclaimer: Kelly Bonanno is not a licensed practitioner, physician, dietician, nutritionist, nurse or medical professional. I offer no medical treatments, diagnosis, or counseling. If you have a medical condition of any kind, you must maintain treatment as prescribed by your physician regardless of my recommendations or advice, or any use of recommended online guides, supplementations, websites or products. In the case of medical diagnosis, it is vital to work with your physician to determine the best course of action; and to never replace one treatment for another that goes against your physician’s advice. None of the recommendations, suggestions or written information provided are intended to replace medical advice of any kind. Wellness counseling is not a prescriptive service; all consultations written or otherwise should be considered as purely informational and carried out at the individual’s own risk. The information presented is never intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Kelly claims no responsibility to any person or entity for any liability, loss, or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly as a result of the use, application, or interpretation of the information presented, suggested or recommended. Some brands listed are affiliate links.
Join me each week as I cover topics to help you green your beauty routine without giving up glamour. We’ll talk about all the latest clean beauty trends, tips, methods, and products to keep you looking gorgeous and at your ideal weight while treating the planet with little more kindness.
I’m your host, Kelly Bonanno former network television manager turned Eco Friendly Lifestyle and Wellness Coach and mom of 2 teenage boys on a mission to make your cosmetic drawer and the planet a healthier, greener place.
The green movement is growing. More and more women are realizing that toxins can harm their health but with all the misleading information out there it can be overwhelming and confusing, right? I get it, I’ve been there.
If you want to live a healthier, more eco friendly lifestyle and avoid being greenwashed without overwhelm this podcast is for you. Listen in for practical tips and methods to reduce your toxic load without going eco freako as my son calls it. Clean beauty and wellness for the real world.
I bring you exclusive interviews with industry leaders, inspiring trendsetters and wellness experts sharing skincare secrets, wellness methods and quality clean beauty recommendations for all skin types at every price point.
You’ll discover what works for those of us in our 40s, 50s and beyond. Clean beauty is about more than what you’re putting on your body. It’s a lifestyle; beauty from the inside out. I am a firm believer that when you look better you feel better.
I take a very holistic approach. We’ll illuminate a variety of beauty and wellness topics helping you green your beauty routine, manage stress and anxiety, improve nutrition, lose weight, optimize your well-being and live your healthiest life while being environmentally conscious.
You have more control over your health and longevity than you can imagine. Let’s go clean, green, and healthy together. Be part of the global green beauty movement.
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How are you holding up? It’s been a crazy few weeks. Very difficult for some. Confusing, frightening and downright strange for most of us. The fear, uncertainty and conflicting information being circulated have caused anxiety in just about everyone. My heart goes out to you if you or a loved one are suffering from coronavirus, sending you healing thoughts and love.
In light of these incredibly unprecedented times while we are staying home, trying to stay healthy, flatten the curve, keep coronavirus from attacking us and from spreading, it is more critical than ever that you strengthen your immune system as much as possible.
It’s surreal. Normal life is on hold which feels strange an uneasy. I think everyone is experiencing a myriad of feelings and emotions over this, I know I am. It’s completely normal and we need to give ourselves space and grace.
Social distancing and isolation is uncomfortable and inconvenient but important for public health. It’s devastating how many are fighting for their lives, how many have lost their lives and the number of people who may face financial ruin.
A weak immune system decreases the body’s ability to fight off foreign bacteria, viruses, and other illnesses. Panic and fear suppress the immune system too. Here are 5 powerful things you can do that bolster your immune system.
That being said, for those who are suffering from coronavirus, treating the immune system depends on the potential cytokine storm. This is the case with other illnesses as well. Dr. Marc Milstein offers helpful insights in his video: Why Some Get Very Sick with COVID-19 and Insights Into New Treatments. You’ll find more information on cytokine storms in this study: Consider cytokine storm syndromes and immunosuppression.
Gut health We know that proper nutrition boosts your immune system in a huge way. Food really is medicine but the wrong foods break down your immune system and threaten your health. The foods we eat have a huge impact on how well our immune system functions.
Our diet is a major component of hormone function, energy levels, of course, weight and digestive health, but also on our mental state, brain health and more.
I coach certain clients through a nutrition program that helps them achieve optimal health but some of the basic tenents to follow: eat whole non-GMO, low glycemic foods, avoid processed foods, get at least 5 servings of produce each day, pile your plate with foods, known to boost your immune system including:
⦿ Citrus fruits ⦿ Broccoli ⦿ Wild caught salmon ⦿ Garlic ⦿ Ginger
⦿ Almonds ⦿ Berries ⦿ Sweet potatoes ⦿ Tumeric ⦿ Green tea
⦿ Pomegranates ⦿ Papaya ⦿ Sunflower seeds ⦿ Miso ⦿ Green veggies
“All disease begins in the gut” – Hippocrates
Chew on this: The digestion process starts in our saliva. Amylase, an enzyme in saliva helps to begin breaking down starch into simple sugars. Aim to chew each bite 20 times. This will get the digestive juices flowing and make you a more mindful eater.
My latest favorite green tea, by the way, is Pique Tea. They offer a wide variety of delicious teas with powerful plant polyphenols to build up your body’s defense during this critical time including green tea. They’ll deliver right to your door, no need to brave the germ laden grocery store. I’m sipping Earl Grey as I write this!
Sleep This is absolutely essential for your immune system. Along with making us look like crap, sleep deprivation is linked to more health problems than just about anything, including a weakened immune system.
Sleep scientist Matt Walker calls sleep ‘the most powerful elixir of life’ that is critical in order for our immune system to protect us. After only one night of 4 hours of sleep, we experience a 70% reduction in immune cells known as Natural Killer Cells, a type of white blood cell that is a key player in combating viruses and infections, and crucial for disease protection and detection, including cancer.
Hydration What are the two things you every doctor says to do when you’re sick? Drink lots of fluids and get plenty of rest. Listen to your grandmother and drink that water. You’ve got to flush those germs out.
70% of Americans are subclinically dehydrated. This is something I have clients track. Oftentimes they’ll tell me they drink a lot of water but then when they keep track they’re surprised at just how little water there actually taking in each day. Ahh the power of tracking and journaling.
Drinking enough water flushes out your G.I. tract and aids the function of your immune-fighting lymphatic cells. It also helps remove toxins from the body.
Water oxygenates your blood. When you are even mildly dehydrated, your body pulls water from the skin’s tissue to maintain concentration in your blood. When we’re fighting infection, our body’s fluid needs increase.
Start your day with a detoxifying drink of warm lemon water. A cup of warm water with the juice of 1 organic lemon helps flush the kidneys, aids digestion, boosts the immune system, reduces inflammation, balances pH levels and the acidity stimulates your liver to produce acids that help detox the body… how about all those benefits without much work?! Oh and you’ll also get a nice dose of potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, vitamin B and C and other antioxidants.
Extra credit if you add a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, It also creates an alkaline environment that helps kill viruses and bacteria. That’s what I drink every morning before my coffee. Drink about half your weight in water each day. A bit more if you are ill.
I’ve been teaching clients, students in my workshops and in my online programs to drink warm lemon water every morning for years now. According to Mr. Healthy, Professor Chen Horin, CEO, Beijing Military Hospital, warm lemon water aids against proliferation of coronavirus. He says the acid and carboxylic acid in lemon help protect narrowing arteries and regulate hypertension which is a risk factor for coronavirus, stroke and other problems. He advises putting three slices of lemon in a cup of warm water which turns it into alkaline water.
If you are one of those people who just do not like the taste of water and it’s a true hardship forcing it down, try Hint Water.
Detoxification Environmental toxins impair your immune system. Detoxing your home, beauty and personal care routine is not just about being an eco freako earth loving hippie chick. No, this is vital for your health. I’m not messing around when I talk about this. Toxins have a very negative impact that suppresses your immune system. Using clean beauty and non toxic household products is vital for your overall health.
Get your home detoxified. Make it easy on yourself by registering for my easy to follow Home Detox Masterclass. You’ll learn how to create a healthier, less toxic environment inside your home which will benefit your immune system big time. In light of what’s going on right now I am keeping my Home Detox Masterclass at the introductory price for the time being. I can also help you reduce your body’s toxic burden with an Eco Wellness Power Hour. Book yours here.
Manage Stress Our adrenal glands pump out excess cortisol when we’re under stress which weakens the immunity in the lining of the gut. To say this COVID-19 pandemic is causing stress and anxiety is an understatement. We must manage that stress and anxiety for our well-being.
Exercise It’s vital for your immune system and since we all are homebound with a lot of our responsibilities taken off our plate the number one excuse for not exercising: ‘not enough time’ is not going to fly anymore unless you are someone who is now working from home while also homeschooling young children. In that case, you need stress relief more than ever. Walk, jog, do yoga, lift free weights in your home, log onto one of the many online workouts that are now popping up.
Yoga Since your gym and yoga studios are closed, online workouts are our solution! Keeping up with your workouts will keep you sane and boost your immune system. Yoga is a stress reducer and a great workout. Try Yoga Download or even Yoga With Adrienne on YouTube.
Sleep, rest and relaxation
Getting out in nature Can’t go anywhere else now anyway. Take a walk and a few times a day, step out on your balcony, yard or front door and take a few deep cleansing breaths.
Meditation, Mindfulness & Gratitude There are wonderful meditation resources like Barbara Savin that can help you create a meditation practice. I had the extreme pleasure of speaking with her at Conejo Collective Day Of Wellness last year. She ended her talk with a short guided grounding meditation that was transformative, everyone was talking about how wonderful it was.
If you’re new to meditation, you don’t need to get fancy, just take a few minutes or even one minute several times a day to breathe while focusing on something you are grateful for. Gratitude is a potent stress reliever.
What you focus on expands. What you resist persists. Focus on thoughts of health and wellness. What do you think will happen generally does happen.
“Stress is a response to stimulation that makes you feel threatened and not always provoked by real circumstances, Rather a perception that you are being attacked.” ~Dr. Mark Hyman
There are many others things you can also do for your immune system that I help clients with but these are a few of my top recommendations that you can implement right now. They aren’t difficult, they are free or very low cost and they will make a difference. A strong immune system is your best defense during this crisis.
I don’t use that word lightly. I am not an alarmist and I truly believe that staying calm and levelheaded will get us through this but it is a crisis. It’s a serious situation, however, worrying about what we can’t control will only deteriorate our mental and physical well-being and exacerbate anxiety and stress.
As with every aspect of health and life in general, I always say control what you can, give yourself grace and release worry about what you cannot control. Can you 100% control your immune system? No, but you absolutely can implement these methods to give yourself a leg up.
With all that immune boosting goodness being said, please don’t beat yourself up if you’ve been eating too much comfort food, having a few to too many glasses of wine, not getting off the couch often enough, scrolling social media endlessly… These first few weeks were weird and scary. I think we all have to just give ourselves a little bit of grace, right? Your world has been turned upside down and your schedule is likely completely thrown off. Give yourself a break but that now we’re a few weeks in, good idea to get into a healthy routine – your new hopefully very temporary normal.
A word about personal Hygiene. I wrote about handwashing years ago in the first article that I wrote on tips for preventing cold and flu and easing symptoms. One of my tips was handwashing and as I stated in that article, I attribute diligent handwashing to rarely getting sick (thank you, Lord!). It’s amazing how handwashing is now at the forefront of everyone’s minds. It should always be a priority.
Certain germs threaten your immune system and others can lead to serious illness as we are now witnessing across the globe. I was a major hand wash it before all of this and even I am over the number of times I am at the sink sudsing up! However, we must wash the germs off your hands, especially before you eat, wash or touch your face and prepare food and always after you are out in common areas.
When it comes to supplements, check with your physician
There are impressive supplements that also boost the immune system like probiotics, vitamin D3 with K, astragalus, vitamin C, zinc, oregano oil, Echinacea, and more but you must check with your healthcare practitioner. Particularly with the coronavirus, scientists are finding that certain substances in medications exacerbate symptoms. And please keep in mind some supplements are not healthy on a long-term basis like echinacea and others so you must do your research and find a good physician. I like Western doctors that are integrative and homeopathic as well.
Spread Love Not germs
Know what else reduces stress? Love and gratitude. Spread loving kindness and treat with others and yourself with care.
Be gentle on yourself and as I told my kids, let’s just take it one day at a time and look for the silver linings. I shared some of mine here that will help ease your anxiety.
We are all in this together, we need to stick together, be there for one another and comply to save lives. It’s OK to be scared and to dislike the situation. This isn’t the norm for humans, it’s lonely. We are meant to be together and experience human touch. I still can’t believe it’s happening.
I’ll say it again because it’s an important concept to understand – – – – what we focus on expands. Focus on love, healing & positivity? Send those vibes out into the world to change the trajectory. It will make a difference in what’s going on in the world, within yourself. and your beloved immune system.
Health isn’t just what you’re eating. It’s what you’re thinking, what you’re doing and what you’re saying.
Want help implementing some of these habits and learn more self-care tips that will help alleviate your anxiety during these uncertain times?
Register for my FREE Savvy Girl’s Virtual Self-Care Retreat starting on World Health Day, April 7th. As soon as you sign up, you’ll also get my complimentary Home Detox checklist delivered right to your inbox.
Stay safe, stay well and let’s all do our part to stop the spread of COVID – 19.
These are low glycemic recipes that won’t spike your blood sugar levels. You don’t have to give up satisfying food that is full of flavor to fit into those jeans and feel great!
I help clients with intermittent fasting and nutrition. If you are ready to lose weight and improve your health I’d love to help you reach your health and weight loss goals.
My colleague, Health Coach Diane Kale, has a weight loss program that is easy to follow and highly effective that gets your mind and body working together helping you adopt healthy habits for long-term success. These are recipes allowed on her program.
Click here to book your free Eco Wellness Consultation at a time that is convenient for you or email me: firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll explore how I can help. If Diane’s program is a better fit I’ll put you in touch with her.
Grab your free Healthy Eating On The Go guide with simple tips and several options to grab and go when you are pressed for time.
Enjoy these nutritious, delicious recipes! Leave a comment letting me know which ones you like the best.
Dr. Mark Hyman’s 10 Minute Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 1 packet 10 Day Reset Shake
- 1 teaspoon cacao powder
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 an avocado
- 1 tablespoon almond butter
- 1/4 cup of frozen blueberries/blackberries
- 1/4 cup frozen cauliflower/zucchini
- 1 handful of leafy greens (spinach, kale, arugula)
- 1 1/2 cups unsweetened nut milk
- 3 ice cubes
Mix all ingredients together in a blender.
|LAUSD Coffee Cake Recipe|
|2 1/2 cups baker’s flour|
|1 cup brown sugar, packed|
|1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar|
|1 teaspoon salt|
|1 teaspoon nutmeg|
|3/4 cup salad oil|
|1 teaspoon cinnamon|
|1 teaspoon baking soda|
|1 teaspoon baking powder|
|1 large egg|
|1 cup buttermilk|
|Combine first six ingredients. Mix until crumbly. Reserve 1/2 cup of the above for topping. To this, add the cinnamon. Combine last four ingredients and add to first mixture. Blend together but do not overmix.|
|Put in a greased nine-by-13-inch cake pan. Sprinkle the cinnamon crumb topping over the batter. Bake at 350 to 375 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.|
Eaten fresh off the vine or tossed in a salad or refreshing smoothie, delicious summer fruits are nature’s candy packed full of important nutrients
Cherries These beauties help reduce inflammation and contain powerful antioxidants including cyanidin, melatonin and anthocyanins. Research done at the University of Michigan Health System uncovered cardiovascular benefits of tart cherries. They suspect that the anthocyanins help reduce risk factors for high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes by potentially activating PPAR found in the body’s tissues which regulate fat and glucose levels.
Apricots One of my very favorite fruits is high in fiber and vitamin A which is great for your skin. It’s a good source of iron which is not always easy to find in foods, especially for vegans and vegetarians. Eat them with a fruit containing vitamin C and your body will have even better absorption of the iron.
Pineapple The fantastic enzymes in pineapple such as bromelain help fight inflammation in the body. Inflammation is a precursor to many diseases. Pineapple is packed with collagen boosting vitamin C and manganese which is important for bone health.
Papaya The beta-carotene, vitamins C & E in this yummy fruit also help fight inflammation. Our bodies convert beta-carotene as well as other carotenoids to vitamin A which is fabulous for your skin so eat up, glamour girls!
Watermelon The citrulline in watermelon helps keep your heart healthy by boosting levels of arginine in the body which increases blood flow to the heart and the lycopene helps ward off cancer.The high water content aids digestion and helps flush out toxins. It’s high in vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and magnesium.
Kiwi These guys are actually large berries! They are very high in fiber, potassium, vitamin E and even more vitamin C than oranges (not knocking oranges, they are fantastic too. Very healthy and have always been one of my favorite fruits ?)
Blueberries They score a whopping 9,621 on the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity [ORAC] test which is a lab test designed to quantify the approximate “total antioxidant capacity” (TAC). These little antioxidants super stars fight a bevy of diseases from cancer to heart disease.
A votre sante!
Are you having trouble losing weight no matter how hard you try? Or perhaps you’ve lost weight but gained it back or have plateaued. Can’t get rid of your belly fat no matter what you do?
Do you have trouble sleeping or wake up tired or feel fatigued throughout the day even after you’ve had a good night’s sleep? Do you experience a dip in energy in the afternoon?
It doesn’t have to be that way. Seriously, feeling good and being healthy is attainable. And with the right tools and support, it’s not difficult to get there.
A mere 10% reduction in body weight reduces your risk of various weight-related diseases by 50%! Curious to learn if you are at a healthy BMI (body mss index)? Use this calculator to determine your healthy weight.
Along with reducing your toxic load, a healthy diet is part of my holistic approach. With support, accountability and education, you can learn effective methods to reach your health goals. The tips I share are exactly what keeps me on track.
Let’s get you on the road to optimal wellbeing! I would be honored to help you achieve your weight loss goals and transform your health with ease. There are a few key components that will get you on the path to your healthiest life and ideal weight. They are methods to lose weight lose fast and for good. They are not the same old things you’ve heard and it’s not just about ‘clean eating’ or cutting out certain food groups.
You have a lot more control over your longevity and quality of life than you might think
You know how much I believe in the importance of minimizing your body’s toxic burden by adopting eco friendly lifestyle habits and using clean products both on your body and in your home.
So what’s more important for your health, avoiding toxins and reducing toxic load or maintaining a healthy weight and healthy nutrition?
The truth is, both. We can’t really have optimal health without either. Toxins in our everyday products can lead to disease and various conditions and there are a multitude of diseases that are directly linked to extra weight. Guess where environmental toxins are stored? In your fat cells.
If you’ve read any of my free guides, you’ve learned simple methods to detox your personal care routine & home to live a life less toxic. Now let’s look at some simple yet vital things you can do to reach your ideal weight and enjoy optimal health.
Your weight and your health are inextricably tied together.
A healthy body starts with a heathly weight.
Obesity is the leading cause of preventable death. Most people think that an obese person is 100 or more pounds overweight but that’s not the case. The definition of obesity is only 30 pounds overweight.
Perhaps your doctor has advised you to lose some weight. But is he helping you do it? Not likely. He just expects you to figure it out and do it. You need a plan. Your doctor might be telling you that you are overweight, have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or any number of other health issues but are they giving you the tools you need to get healthy or are they simply offering the ‘band-aid’ of medication?
Food can be an addiction
It’s not your fault. Sugar is addicting. Food is an addiction for some which is why it’s hard and why willpower often doesn’t work for the long term. We have to create new habits and properly balance nutrition so we lose cravings and hunger and use fat stores as energy.
There is so much conflicting information out there which makes it hard to figure out what to do and many diets are unrealistically restrictive that it’s difficult to stick with them and nearly impossible to assimilate them into real life and sustain them long term.
We must choose healthy lifestyle habits that we can maintain for a lifetime. It can be done with ease. It doesn’t have to be so hard to maintain your ideal weight.
What got you here won’t get you there.
“Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.” –Hippocrates, Ancient Greek Physician
There are 3 key factors that are absolutely vital for not only losing weight but also maintaining that ideal weight AND feeling good:
The Protein Connection
Consuming inadequate amounts of protein slows your metabolism. The part of your brain that manages metabolism is focused on making sure you have the energy you need to survive. When you cheat your body and neglect to fuel it with the right balance of nutrition it starts robbing your muscles of fuel and directing that energy to your vital organs causing your metabolism to dip lower.
Your body needs amino acids to stay functional, they are the building blocks of protein. If you don’t get enough of them your body is forced to tap into your muscles. It’s about the proper balance, you don’t want too much protein but you certainly don’t want too little.
A pound of muscle burns 7 to 10 cal a day, a pound of fat burns only two or three.
Blood Sugar Levels Matter
Certain foods cause our blood sugar to spike. Then it drops… it goes up and down which gets insulin revved up. Sugar is a drug. It’s the first energy our body takes. Your body is looking for nutrition.
When your blood sugar spikes, the surge of insulin from the pancreas causes inflammation and it triggers your liver to convert everything to fat. An unhealthy diet leads to inflammation. Extra weight signals inflammation in the body.
It’s not just about weight, the standard American diet filled with processed foods that lack nutrients and fiber but high in sugar is associated with a higher risk of cancer. Studies also show a strong link between cancer and processed meat, particularly colorectal cancer.
Those with diabetes are at higher risk for certain cancers most likely because higher insulin and blood glucose levels are considered risk factors and insulin has been shown to induce cell division. Type II Diabetes is absolutely preventable and reversible with the right diet and lifestyle.
Inflammation is the primary cause of disease and aging. Drinking just one soda every day for six months quadruples the level of inflammation in your body. That’s just 1 soda, think about what a diet filled with unhealthy foods does to your body.
Balancing Nutrition Is The Key
Too many people are eating ‘healthy’ but they are not eating in precise balance. They are grasping at straws, trying the latest diet trend but wind up frustrated because they can’t stick with it or they have some success but it’s not a realistic long term plan so they gain the weight back.
Many of my clients think they are eating in healthy balance but once they learn how that ‘healthy’ eating is actually making blood sugars go out of whack, the light bulb goes on and they experience the freedom from yo yo dieting.
On certain diets our bodies go into starvation and conservation mode which makes it difficult or impossible to lose weight and keep it off.
Clean eating is, of course, healthy but your diet must also be nutritionally balanced. Certain clean foods may contain excellent nutrients and antioxidants but they may also be high glycemic which means they will spike your blood sugar levels.
In order for your body to be in an environment to heal itself and release unwanted weight, you must balance blood sugar levels, manage insulin and have the proper ratio of protein, fiber, carbs and fat. Healthy fat, that is.
I know you’ve heard this a zillion times but that’s because it’s true — you need to be drinking enough water. I won’t go into the myriad of reasons your body needs proper hydration but I will say this: Fat breaks up into water and breath so staying hydrated and drinking enough water is key for fat burning. Yes, we breathe and pee that fat out of our bodies!
If you’re feeling sluggish, low energy or have extra weight you know you’re not as healthy as you’d like to be.
Putting It All Together To make It Work For You
Once you have these key components lined up, you will release unwanted weight, start feeling amazing and become a walking billboard for health. You show up to the world differently with renewed energy and vitality!
How do you accomplish this goal? That’s where I come in. I will help you reach that goal, guiding you every step of the way with a transformational program that is extremely easy to follow and highly effective.
It starts with a quick phone call. I’ll give you a complimentary health assessment, evaluate you and explore that. You can set a time for your free consultation here.
With my guidance, you’ll learn simple tools to adopt healthy habits, one healthy habit at a time to easily and rapidly lose weight, keep it off and maintain healthy, balanced nutrition for a lifetime. It gets the weight off so you can re-calibrate with healthy habits. It’s an innovative lifestyle approach designed for optimal health that gets your mind and body working together helping you adopt healthy habits that contribute to your long-term success. No pills, powders, or gimmicks.
It was developed by a Johns Hopkins physician; 12 clinical studies with Johns Hopkins University have been done proving the medical efficacy. But more impressive are the countless individuals that experience rapid weight loss, have enormous, lasting success and phenomenal health transformations, mitigating symptoms of disease and releasing unwanted weight after years of trying things that didn’t work long term.
This systematic approach that gives you complete balanced nutrition and gets your body to start burning fat for fuel rather than the sugars and carbohydrates that it typically goes for first so it’s optimal for losing weight. When your body starts going to its fat stores for an energy source not only do you burn fat but you also lose cravings, you’re not hungry, you have incredible energy and start feeling amazing.
It’s an easy program that brings quick results but it’s not a magic pill. There is no such thing. It’s a lifestyle for healthy habits. You have to make the committment to…
get healthy… fit into your favorite jeans… feel confident in a bathing suit… have the energy to play with your kids or grandkids… run that marathon,,, whatever you why is, you can have it. You need to make the decision to do it.
If you are committed to getting healthy and ready to drop the excuses and limiting beliefs that are stopping you I would be honored to help you feel your best and reach your health goals.
71% of Americans are obese or overweight and plenty might not be overweight but they aren’t healthy. Are you one of them? Let’s change that in 2019.
It’s a proven system; no deprivation, no hunger, you lose your cravings and transform your health. Not only do people lose a significant amount of weight, clients experience a variety of health benefits such as:
- more energy
- better quality of sleep
- lower blood pressure,
- lower cholesterol
- more confidence
- balanced blood sugar and insulin levels
- comfortable in their body
- freedom from yoyo dieting
- improved cardiovascular health
- ulcers disappear
- joint pain disappears
- migraines decrease
- eliminate various medications
- come off C-Pap machine
- mitigate type II Diabetes
- as well as other issues and symptoms on this whole health program that produces lasting results.
Do you want to make 2019 your healthiest year ever?! I would be thrilled to help you accomplish that goal, guiding you through that journey every step of the way with individualized coaching and a community of support giving you tools and knowledge for long-term sustainability.
It’s a plan that fits within every budget. There’s no additional cost, you simply divert your current food budget to the plan that best fits your needs, all our coaching and professionally led health support and online community is included.
Let’s get you on the road to optimal wellbeing! You deserve to feel great and enjoy good health.
Weight loss and improved health is the outcome. It’s predictable transformation. Everyone can succeed.
Learn more, it starts with a quick phone call. Let’s set a time where I can give you a complimentary health assessment, evaluate you and explore that. Click here to book a time that is convenient for you. I would be honored to help you achieve your weight loss goals and transform your health. With my help, it will be easier than you can imagine.
During your complimentary Eco Wellness Consultation…
- I’ll evaluate you and give you a crystal clear plan with key steps to reduce toxic load and get the weight off for good
- We’ll uncover hidden challenges that could be contributing to toxic load and/or sabotaging your weight-loss efforts
- You’ll learn tips to detox your home and personal care routine
- Discover the true cause of weight gain and plateaus
- Learn sustainable lifestyle habits that create a healthier, energetic, slimmer body
- Discover tips to prevent/mitigate Type II Diabetes, lower blood pressure and cholesterol and potentially get off certain medications
- You’ll leave the session renewed, energized and inspired to make the changes necessary to implement new healthy habits as well as learning about a proven method to lose weight once and for all
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A votre sante! ?
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Posted by Savvy Girl's Organic World With Kelly Bonanno on Thursday, December 13, 2018
A new year is a good time to start fresh by eating healthier and exercising more. A few weeks of very clean eating is a good way to get back on track, reverse some of the damage we did during the holiday feasts and maybe shed a few unwanted pounds. You don’t need to do anything extreme with severe detoxing and cleanses to feel and look better.
Nutritionist Kerri Glassman says that eating a healthy, balanced diet will enable your organs to work better so your liver, kidneys and GI tract will naturally aid in cleansing your system when you cut out the junk and stick with whole food.
1) Eat a healthy, balanced diet
Stock up on lots of antioxidant rich foods. Choose organic when possible. Glassman advises eating high water volume foods including grapefruit, oranges, cantaloupe and asparagus to help you feel full without taking in a lot of calories. Eat lean protein like eggs, fish and grilled chicken and good fiber like quinoa and brown rice. When preparing lunch and dinner, pile veggies on your plate. A couple of Glassman’s favorite snacks are celery with all natural almond butter (no added sugar or sodium and no trans fats), cucumber dipped in guacamole and sliced apples sprinkled with cinnamon.
2) Drink plenty of water
Water helps flush you out and green tea offers a good amount of antioxidants. Dr. Oz recommends drinking dandelion root tea because it aids in cleansing the liver.
3) Get enough sleep
Our bodies rejuvenate and repair while we sleep and adequate amounts of sleep help the metabolism function properly. They don’t call it beauty sleep for nothin’.
4) Ditch the toxic chemicals
Give your body a fighting chance by avoiding toxins. Switch to household cleaners and personal care products that do not contain harmful chemicals. The ingredients in most of these products have serious harmful effect on your health. Some cause cancer and many disrupt your endocrine system. Choose products like Ava Anderson Non Toxic.
5) Avoid the bad stuff
The fun part: When you’re trying to cleanse and rid your body of toxins it’s important to avoid salt, sugar, alcohol and all packaged foods. A little strict but easier than some of these drastic detox plans out there. If you have a friend who is considering doing one of those, forward this to them and suggest they try it for a few weeks and I bet they’ll see results. A votre santé!