Many of you have already heard that raw, organic, and unfiltered apple cider vinegar can assist in weight loss and overall well-being. The apple cider vinegar diet is probiotic, and has many additional health benefits. Here we explore how the apple cider vinegar diet as part of a healthy lifestyle can help you lose weight while at the same time, acting as a tonic for the body.
Although many fad diets that create rapid weight loss have come and gone over the years, it is encouraging to note that the apple cider vinegar diet leads to gradual weight loss. It would be nice if we could shed pounds quickly and never see them again, but experience has shown that weight that leaves easily comes back easily.Read More →
If you want to indulge during the dog days of summer, or the winter holidays, that’s okay. You can get back on track and strip away those extra pounds with this easy-to-follow meal plan. And if you’re trying not to fall off the bandwagon, heed to the meal plan to stave off unwanted weight.
With an effective combo of high-fiber and protein, this 4-week meal plan will help you lose fat, boost your metabolism, and set you up to build muscle—without all the annoying hunger and cravings that tend to accompany a calorie cutback.Read More →
Learn more about what you can eat, what to get rid of and what foods to fill up on with this printable one-sheet. Plus, get recipes for a breakfast smoothie and vegetable broth!
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- Rice protein powder (28 tablespoons)
- 1 3/4 cups ground flaxseeds
- 3 1/2 cups brown rice
- 1 bottle olive oil
- Balsamic vinegar (or other preferred vinegar) for salad dressing
- Green tea
- Epsom salt
- Baking soda
Each week buy (for a total of two weeks):
- 4 lemons
- 4 bananas
- 56 oz frozen berries
- 2 quarts unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- 4 avocados
- 7 (6-oz) plain 2% Greek yogurts
- 1 1/2 lbs chicken, turkey or fish combined
Detox Vegetable Broth Ingredients
- 4 large onions
- 4 cups winter squash
- 2 cups cabbage
- 8 cloves whole garlic
- 4 cups root vegetable (any of the following: turnips, parsnips, rutabagas)
- 8 cups chopped greens (any of the following: kale, parsley, beet greens, collard greens, chard, dandelion)
- 8 carrots
- 8 celery stalks
- Dried ginger
- Sea salt, to taste
Makes 8 cups
- 3 quarts water
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 carrots, sliced
- 1 cup winter squash, cut into large cubes
- 1 cup root vegetables (any of the following: turnips, parsnips, and rutabagas for sweetness
- 2 celery stalks
- 1/2 cup cabbage
- 4 1/2 fresh ginger slices
- 2 cloves of whole garlic
- sea salt (to taste)
Add all the ingredients at once and place on a low boil for approximately 60 minutes. It may take a little longer. Simply continue to boil to taste.
Cool, strain (throw out the cooked vegetables), and store in a large, tightly-sealed glass container in the fridge.
Heat gently and drink up to 3 to 4 cups a day.
Choosing a low-glycemic diet is a wise decision for good health. Packed with fiber and protein, low-glycemic foods cause a slow, steady digestion, which won’t leave you hungry.
Use our low-glycemic vegetable list to start your journey to a healthier you:
- Artichoke hearts
- Bamboo shoots
- Bean sprouts
- Brussels sprouts
- Beans (green, kidney, garbanzo)
- Greens (collard, kale, mustard, turnip)
- Pea pods
- Sugar snap peas
- Swiss chard
- Water chestnuts
- Cabbage (green, bok choy, Chinese)
- Salad greens (chicory, endive, escarole, iceberg lettuce, romaine, spinach, arugula, radicchio, watercress)
- 2 tbsp rice powder protein
- 2 tbsp ground flaxseeds
- 1/2 cup frozen berries
- 1/2 banana
- 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
Blend all ingredients together until you achieve the desired consistency.
When you have a jam-packed schedule or are just too tired to be bothered with the stove, we know it can feel like a major effort to deal with a guilt-free meal.
We totally hear you—and are here to help you end the day on a good note. So to help you stay on your slim-and-trim track, we’ve gathered up a slew of dishes that require 10 minutes or less of hands-on work—but are all packed with ingredients and nutrients. And once you see how easy it is to cook your way to thin, check out these 25 Ways to Lose Weight in 5 Seconds.Read More →
The detox juice diet has become very popular in recent years as an easier way to consume lots of nutrients without having to eat lots of whole fruits and vegetables.
I first learned about juicing in the 2010 documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, which brought about a lot of awareness of the health benefits of juicing. It follows an Australian man on a juice only diet for 60 days and he ended up losing OVER 100 POUNDS!
Experts recommend you eat at least 6 to 8 servings of vegetables per day, which many people (myself included) have difficulty achieving. That’s where juicing recipes for weight loss can help fill the void.
So if you struggle to get enough greens and fruits in your diet, keep reading to find out how a juicing detox can help you lose weight, eat more vegetables, and help detox your body.Read More →