Starting The New Year Right: Healthy Diet, Reaching Your Goal Weight & Losing The Extra Pounds You Gained Over The Holidays

ripped12I love Christmas. I love everything about it. I love that baby Jesus was born to save us all, I love the decorating, the family time and all the yummy holiday goodies. My favorite goodies include Christmas cookies like butternut snowballs, traditional sugar cut-out cookies with frosting and peanut butter cookies with a Chocolate star or kiss in the middle. Problem is once Christmas and all the holiday parties have passed, I usually have overindulged big-time. As I get older, I do seem to get better but still it can be a problem.

I am on my 3rd week of dieting on my CHOCOLATE PROTEIN SHAKE DIET. I am doing pretty good. So far I am down 5 1/2 pounds. I figure I would rather lose a few pounds a week and not have to worry about excess stretched out skin. Just like the Tortise in the Tortise and The Hare story, “Slow and Steady Wins the Race.” That is how I am focusing on my diet. Slow and steady wins the race.

I lost 1 1/2 pounds last week but considering I was out to eat a few times and I did not exercise as much outside because of the super cold weather, I am actually pretty ok with my results. It has me focused, knowing I really can lose the weight. I love that my shake actually tastes good unlike some of the comercially available “diet drinks”. I have a friend who mentioned she was still hungry after having her diet shake from the store. I like that once I have my shake I am not hungry for about 4 hours. In fact, I feel pretty full! It might be because my shake is 21 grams of protein and high in antioxidants and flavonoids. (Over 56,000 ORACfn–antioxidants)

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If you are looking to finally get in the best shape of your life, make sure you choose a healthy option. Just losing the weight is not good enough. You want something good for you and lose the weight. My chocolate diet was featured in the physician journal for Bariatric doctors called the “Bariatrician”. It included the study that showed an average weight loss of 31 pounds in just 12 weeks and loss of over 5 inches around the waist.

This is how I have been doing my diet and it has been working for me. I am replacing two meals a day with my choice of recipes for my Xocai Healthy Chocolate Protein Shake. Right now I proteinshake1am replacing breakfast and dinner. I have been going out to lunch some days and others making a healthy hearty lunch of grilled chicken, rice and veggies as an example. I also have been having Healthy chocolate squares for cravings and drinking lots of water. Except for last week I had been walking twice a day in my neighborhood. Now I have my Wii Fit ready so I can at least get some exercise in the house.

The best thing is that I feel like I have more energy when I take this shake. If you are looking for a healthy way to reach your weight loss goals. I highly recommend you check this out. There is a reason your mom always told you to eat your fruits and vegetables. They are good for you! Antioxidants and flavonoids in this shake along with whey protein isolate make this shake a superior option.

If you want to jump in with both feet, I recommend ordering the Associate Weight Loss Pack. It gives you 6 boxes of the shake and the Radically Free CD that walks you through the weight loss plan featured in the Bariatric Journal. This is giving you 2 FREE BOXES of the ShAkE.  When you order 6 boxes of the shake, you have enough to last you 6 weeks replacing two meals. I also recommend ordering a box of your favorite chocolates. My favorite is the Xobiotic and the Nugget. The key is to have one whenever you have a craving and 20-30 minutes before your healthy meals (not shake). This will curb your appetite.

If you want to start smaller, check out the RIPPED & RICH PaCK.  This includes the shake, the Xe healthy energy drink and Healthy Chocolate Nuggets for cravings!

Wait til you see how easy this is. I struggle with weight loss, partly because it is genetic and partly because of thyroid issues so seriously even if you struggle losing the weight, this is worth a try. You will love it.

I am Lynette Henk of Three Sons Marketing LLC. Email message me at [email protected] if you would like free chocolate diet recipes in your inbox.

You can also call (877) 208-8172 with any questions or to place an order.

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Can A Wearable Activity Tracker Like The Misfit Swarovski Shine Help You Lose The Weight For Good With A Healthy Diet Plan?

swarovskibrandActivity trackers are getting better and better.  Finally someone took note of fashion trends and actually made a line of activity tracker jewelry that a woman with taste will actually wear.  No longer are you relegated to wear a cheap plastic band, now you can choose from a collection of gorgeous pieces.  I am absolutely in love with the Swarovski Shine by Misfit.  When I saw it, I knew I had to have it.  I purchased the Swarovski Shine Slake set that includes the gorgeous bracelet in gray and an extra band in white, all which work with the magic crystal.  It works amazingly well and I know these are going to be a hot item this Holiday and Christmas season.

Today I started my chocolate diet and I really needed to be able to keep track of my activity and sleep.  In order to be successful dieting, you absolutely need to incorporate good sleep habits, exercise habits and monitor your eating to some extent.  I really think the Swarovski Shine is going to help me do that.

I have been on so many diets in my lifetime that I stopped counting, literally.  The Healthy Chocolate Diet Plan I am on now was featured on the cover of the Bariatrician, The American Journal Of Bariatric Medicine for Bariatric Physicians.  The complete study confirmed an average weight loss of 31. 2 pounds in 12 weeks and over 5 inches lost around the waist.  Incorporating two healthy chocolate meal replacements shakes, dark chocolate, snacks and a healthy meal of your choice makes this an easy diet plan to follow.  My shake today consisted of two scoops of the Healthy Chocolate Protein Shake, 1 cup ice, 1 cup water, 1/2 frozen banana and 1 teaspoon peanut butter.  It tastes so good and fills me up for four hours. mira

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Today I took a walk between rain storms with my Swarovski Shine bracelet.  I like that it also tracks my sleep and lets me know if I am in a light or deep sleep.  Sleep is important for a successful weight loss plan. If you are looking to get back on track and lose the weight for good, an activity tracker will help keep you focused to lose the weight.  Be sure that you are careful to pick a weight loss plan that is healthy in the long run.  That is why I chose the Xocai Healthy Chocolate Diet plan.  It is proven and is a high antioxidant solution. Even better I can eat dark chocolate anytime I have a craving.  I love that the Xocai Power Square is just 33 calories each.  I don’t have to feel bad for snacking.

If you want to join me, pick up an activity tracker and order your healthy chocolate shake and chocolate. Most people start with the Xocai protein shake and either the Xocai Healthy Chocolate Nuggets or Power Squares for cravings.  Order direct here for discounted wholesale pricing and free shipping! I would be glad to send you a free copy of my favorite meal replacement shake recipes.  I highly recommend using a frozen banana as it makes the shake thick and frothy like a milkshake.  There is nothing better than chocolate.  Call me if you want details at (877) 208-8172 or visit us online at ChicagoChocolateDiet.com.

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More Reasons You Should Skip The Diet Soda And Opt For A Healthier Alternative

I read recently that drinking diet soda can actually cause you to gain weight.  Now this makes absolutely no sense at all.  The majority of people who drink diet soda or pop are drinking it because they don’t want to gain weight drinking sugary high calorie drinks.  So to think that drinking diet soda causes weight gain is just ludicrous.  According to the Time Magazine article “What Diet Soda Does To Belly Fat”, you can gain siginficant weight drinking diet soda.  “A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that people who drank diet soda gained almost triple the abdominal fat over nine years as those who didn’t drink diet soda.”

June-Vacay-341-300x225If that does not convince you to stop drinking diet pop, I don’t know what will.  I have switched over to the healthy energy drink called Xe healthy energy.  Not only does it taste great and give me energy, it is also boosting my metabolism instead of making me gain belly fat from drinking soda!

I love that just one can of the Xocai Xe Energy Drink gives you nourishing energy that will sustain you throughout your day or night.  Xocai Xe helps tired Orlando and Lake Mary hospital night shift workers get through those graveyard shifts feeling alert and energized. It also helps those on vacation on Walt Disney World Property or Universal Studios in Lake Buena Vista area.  Xe is my ultimate energy drink for my family.  I send them to my son in college, I keep them at home for my husband and I.  On a recent trip to Walt Disney World, I made sure to bring our Xe energy drinks so we could get through the long day at the parks.  No matter if you are planning on visiting Epcot, Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom or Hollywood Studios, you want to make sure you have plenty of the healthy energy drink to get you through.

 

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Compare XO Xe to traditional energy drinks such as Red Bull, Rock Star, or Monster*.

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Theobromine, Maca, Ginseng, Yerba Maté, Quercetin, Guarana, Proprietary Antioxidant Blend, Açaí, Goji, Agave Nectar, Nisin and Natamycin.
Xe contains NO artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives or refined sugars.

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Taurine; which can be toxic.
Refined Sugar; which causes dental decay (a no-brainer) and triggers the up-and-down jolt that can lead to addiction as users keep drinking more to get back to the pre-crash “high”.

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We are Lynette & Wayne Henk. We share the health benefits of Xe Energy drinks in Punta Gorda and Orlando Florida and across the country.  Order your Xe Energy drinks today.  Call us for more information or to find out how you can start your own home based Healthy Energy drink business.  Call (877) 208-8172, email us at [email protected] or visit MyChocolateVitamins.com.

What Diet Soda Does To Belly Fat by Mandy Oaklander, Time magazine,http://time.com/3746047/diet-soda-bad-belly-fat/

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Affordable Gluten Free Meals for Weight Loss or Health Plan in 2014

healthyI recently learned that I should avoid gluten due to a MTHFR gene issue that I have.  There are many who suffer from gluten sensitivity, suffer with Celiac disease or have a MTHFR deficiency like I do.  If you have determined that gluten is an issue for you, you may find that it can be difficult to find great gluten free foods and recipes for your family at an affordable price.

I have been drinking a yummy gluten free chocolate protein shake every day for the last few years and I did not even realize it was gluten free!  I was thrilled to know that I could continue to enjoy my meal replacement shake and incorporate some amazingly good and healthy gluten free food options.  The protein shake I drink was featured on the cover of the American Journal of Bariatric Medicine as a highly successful cacao based diet.  This diet is also gluten free!  So if you are like me, unable to have gluten and need to lose weight or get fit, join me and start 2014 right.

I am participating in the Ripped & Rich program.  It consists of a chocolate gluten free rippedrichshake taken 1 to 2 times a day as a meal replacement if you need to lose weight or as a snack for those looking to get ripped.  This is combined with the Xe Energy drink that you have before workouts and the chocolate nuggets after a workout or before a big meal to curb cravings.  Honestly a diet eating chocolate is one of the best things ever in my book.

Join me and start with the Ripped & Rich pack today.  Not only does this give you everything you need to get started including the Chocolate protein shake, Xe energy drink and XO healthy chocolate nuggets, you also have access to all the meal plans and gluten free recipes, as well as workout routines and exercises available for every fitness level.

I am Lynette Henk.  I am participating in the Ripped & Rich contest.  Join me!  Let me show you how you can quickly get ripped and rich.  I can be reached at (877) 208-8172, at [email protected] or at GetRippedandRichNow.com.

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Gluten Free Healthy Chocolate Meal Replacement Coffee Shake Recipe

photo (2) For those of you who have been following my blog, you know I just started the 8 week RIPPED & RICH get fit challenge.  My goal is to lose 75 pounds in 2014 however my 8 week goal is to lose 20 pounds.  I am using the XO X-protein meal replacement shake that is part of the RIPPED & RICH pack.  This is the polyphenol cacao based shake that was featured on the cover of the American Journal of Bariatric Medicine.  The average participant in the polyphenol cacao diet lost over 30 pounds in just 3 months.

In order to lose serious weight, you need to commit to replacing two meals a day with this protein shake, have a 600 calorie dinner, enjoy healthy chocolate for snacks and cravings as well as a daily snack if needed.  You also need to drink lots of water and commit to limited exercise.  That is what I am doing, and today is the end of day 2.  There are many yummy shake recipes you can make.  It is great that the shake and the solid chocolates are gluten free.  I usually have the peanut butter banana shake but I am trying out different recipes for lunch.  Today I will be sharing with you the Chocolate Mocha Shake recipe that has 200 calories.

Chocolate Mocha Shake
1 Cup Cold Coffee (Black)
2 Scoops X ProteinMeal Shake (1/2 cup)
1 Cup Chopped Ice
2 Fresh Mint Leaves

Blend in blender, mix well for 1 minute.  Pour into glass and enjoy!

Join me and lets get fit and healthy together.  Order your RIPPED & RICH pack that includes 2 bags of the XO Meal Replacement shake (enough for 28 shakes), 12 of the Xe Energy drinks for before workouts and a small box of XO healthy chocolate nuggets for after workouts or to handle cravings.  Order at preferred customer pricing of just $169.95 shipped or ask me about wholesale pricing for those wanting to start a RIPPED & RICH home business.

me2I am Lynette Henk, RIPPED & RICH distributor.  I can be reached at (877) 208-8172, at [email protected] or at GetRippedandRichNow.com.

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Day 6 on the Chocolate Diet 8 Week Weight Loss Challenge

me2I am so excited with my progress on day 6 of my RIPPED & RICH weight loss challenge. First off, how can I not succeed when I am allowed to snack on chocolate.  I mean, what diet lets you do that?  Well the RIPPED & RICH diet does for sure.  Hurry and join me.  This is not a joke.  This is the same cacao based chocolate diet that was featured on the cover of the American Journal of Bariatric Medicine.  This is no scam!

Tomorrow morning will be my first weigh in.  My goal is to lose 20 pounds in 8 weeks.  I ordernowrippedam finding this diet plan to be easier to follow than I could have even imagined.  There is still time for you!  Hurry and join us for the RIPPED & RICH program.  Enter the contest to win $1000 and free product!  You can do this, I know you can!

Order your RIPPED & RICH pack at GetRippedandRichNow.com.  You will also have access to the amazing website with meal plans, recipes and exercise plans.  This has to be the easiest diet I have ever been on.  Join me!  Order your pack now!

Contact me, Lynette Henk, with any questions.  I can be reached at (877) 208-8172, [email protected] or GetRippedandRichNow.com.

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Affordable Exercise Program Options in 2014: Remember the old Wii Fit & Wii Fit Plus?

Pretty much everyone I have talked to is focused on making healthy changes in 2014. wiifitEither they have decided to exercise more, eat healthier or lose weight. I think that is a great trend. I know a few people who are spending a small fortune on home based gym equipment like the Nordictrack X91 Incline trainer on sale for $1899 or the Nordictrack C970 treadmill for $999. Sure you could join a gym and pay a personal trainer but that runs into some serious bucks as well.

What are the options if you don’t want to spend a fortune but want to get in shape?  Is there something affordable?  Yes, yes there is!  If you have decided that a home gym is the way to go, you might want to shop your local Craigslist or ebay and see who is selling like new equipment. We all know it is out there. Either the person who wanted to lose weight and thought that was the answer gave up, or even worse their spouse decided for them that they should lose weight and bought them exercise equipment. Well, lets hope your wife, hubby or significant other did not buy you items to lose weight without your consent. As any of us who are heavy know, you must decide on your own when you are ready to improve your health and get fit. It just does not work to have someone else push you along.

Today I am going to talk about some affordable exercise options without having to purchase a gym membership or health club equipment. This year is going to be a little harder for many seniors and disabled who used to get free silversneakers fitness plans with their Medicare Advantage plan. With the cuts in Medicare Advantage plans, many insurance companies are no longer paying for silversneakers. If you are one of the individuals missing out on the silversneaker plan for 2014, you might want to consider your options.

Depending on where you live especially Arizona or Florida, you may be able to take a daily bike ride, run or a walk. In a colder climate? Purchase an affordable exercise DVD and get to work. Another option is to search out a used Wii Fit or Wii Fit plus game along with the Wii system. This is actually a great way to stay focused. Not only does it keep track of 30minutesyour weight loss goals, it helps you maintain your daily goals.   Once you have completed 30 minutes of fitness in a day, it even does the happy dance for you!  When the kids were younger we used to have a Wii and they have moved on to other games. I dusted off the Wii fit and got to work.

It really is a fun option that I highly recommend. You might even find that your entire family wants to participate which is always a good thing. I even got the hubby and two of the kids exercising tonight. Everyone has a different fitness level but there is something for everyone. Yes, you can buy the new Wii u but if you have kids or grandkids with an old Wii game system lying around, why not just buy the Wii Fit plus and have access to all kinds of fun workouts?  Today I did a  Wii-Fit step program and I worked out in a parade.  There is even Yoga and stretching exercises.  So search out what you might already have in your home and save some serious money.

I am Lynette Henk, XO healthy chocolate distributor.  I am participating in an 8 week weight loss challenge.  Join me and get serious about getting healthy.  Order the RIPPED & RICH pack that includes a 28 meal supply of the Chocolate protein shake, 12 of the Xe Energy drinks for before workouts and healthy chocolate nuggets for when you have a craving.  This gives you free access to the RIPPED & RICH website with meal plans and receipes, even gluten free options as well as workout exercises no matter what your level of fitness.  Contact me with questions at (877) 208-8172, at [email protected] or at GetRippedandRichNow.com.

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Gluten Free Healthy Chocolate Meal Replacement Coffee Shake Recipe

photo (2) For those of you who have been following my blog, you know I just started the 8 week RIPPED & RICH get fit challenge.  My goal is to lose 75 pounds in 2014 however my 8 week goal is to lose 20 pounds.  I am using the XO X-protein meal replacement shake that is part of the RIPPED & RICH pack.  This is the polyphenol cacao based shake that was featured on the cover of the American Journal of Bariatric Medicine.  The average participant in the polyphenol cacao diet lost over 30 pounds in just 3 months.

In order to lose serious weight, you need to commit to replacing two meals a day with this protein shake, have a 600 calorie dinner, enjoy healthy chocolate for snacks and cravings as well as a daily snack if needed.  You also need to drink lots of water and commit to limited exercise.  That is what I am doing, and today is the end of day 2.  There are many yummy shake recipes you can make.  It is great that the shake and the solid chocolates are gluten free.  I usually have the peanut butter banana shake but I am trying out different recipes for lunch.  Today I will be sharing with you the Chocolate Mocha Shake recipe that has 200 calories.

Chocolate Mocha Shake
1 Cup Cold Coffee (Black)
2 Scoops X ProteinMeal Shake (1/2 cup)
1 Cup Chopped Ice
2 Fresh Mint Leaves

Blend in blender, mix well for 1 minute.  Pour into glass and enjoy!

Join me and lets get fit and healthy together.  Order your RIPPED & RICH pack that includes 2 bags of the XO Meal Replacement shake (enough for 28 shakes), 12 of the Xe Energy drinks for before workouts and a small box of XO healthy chocolate nuggets for after workouts or to handle cravings.  Order at preferred customer pricing of just $169.95 shipped or ask me about wholesale pricing for those wanting to start a RIPPED & RICH home business.

me2I am Lynette Henk, RIPPED & RICH distributor.  I can be reached at (877) 208-8172, at [email protected] or at GetRippedandRichNow.com.

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Day 2: So Far So Good! 2014 Weight Loss Challenge Diet Results

photo 2Today is day 2 of my RIPPED & RICH weight loss diet plan.  I decided back in December that I would start this weight loss plan on January 2nd, 2014.  What I did not count on was that I would be sick.  I thought about it and decided that there was no good excuse, no reason to delay my diet plans so I went ahead and started anyway.  I figured a commitment is a commitment, right?  I have had to make some modifications to my exercise, just doing some walking and stretching exercises while I work to get better.

The good part is the protein shake I am on is not just a diet shake but is a healthy drink for anyone.  Just one of my meal replacement shakes has over 56,000 ORAC.  According to Dictionary.com, ORAC is the “acronym for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity:  a measure of the ability of a substance, esp the blood, to absorb free radicals, used in determining the antioxidant effects of foods”.

I have agreed only to weigh myself once a week so I won’t have any details til the first week.  It is not too difficult replacing two meals with the chocolate diet meal replacement shake.  My favorite recipe includes 1/2 a frozen banana, ice, water, 1/2 tsp peanut butter and two scoops of the XO X Protein Meal Replacement shake.  Every time I have a craving, I have a piece of healthy chocolate, so I feel like it has been pretty easy overall.

My favorite XO healthy chocolates include the Xobiotic which has a probiotic in them salewhich is perfect when you are on an antibiotic like I am or have stomach issues, or the nuggets which taste amazing if you are a chocoholic like me.  There is a great buy 2, get 1 free offer on these products through 1/5.  Order two or more full size products and your wholesale membership that gives you wholesale pricing will also include a website to help you share this with others.  You can start earning money sharing the products as well and even get your products free.  Think about it, you are already going to be losing weight or getting fit.  People are going to notice.  When they do, just tell them you lost weight eating chocolate.  Get paid to share.  Pay for your products and earn some serious cash.

Questions?  Call Lynette Henk at (877) 208-8172, email [email protected] or visit GetRippedandRichNow.com.

 

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Want To Bet Your Mail Is Filled With Fitness Magazines & Healthclub Offers?

catalogWhen I picked up my mail today, it was filled with fitness magazines and health club offers. On the front of the Bowflex magazine I received today, it says “It feels good to feel good:. I get that. Today was the day I started my 2014 weight loss challenge. Instead of frustration and concern about succeeding, I have a feeling of excitement. I am anxious to meet my goal weight loss of 75 pounds. I think it makes it easier to split up the goals to something realistic.

Even though my goal is to lose 75 pounds in 2014, my immediate goal is to lose 20 pounds in 8 weeks. To me, that is doable. The plan I picked is one I lost weight on before. I met my goal last year but for some reason I just did not have a desire to lose all the weight. I was happy with the intermediate weight loss at the time. Now I am ready to go all the way and lose that last 75 pounds.

As you peruse your post office mail today, check and see how many offers you have for rippedrichexercise equipment, diet plans and gym memberships at your local fitness center. I learned from past mistakes that it is not vital to have lots of expensive equipment. Instead, focus on something simple that you can do to exercise. I enjoy exercise programs like walking and bike riding. If you are forced to stay inside due to the weather, consider buying an exercise dvd that interests you or even better, borrow your kids old Wii Fit that is collecting dust. I know, they came out with the new wii u but you can use the old Wii Fit with the balance board. I love that step program. Actually I think I will pull that out of the garage and start using it when the weather is not cooperating.

The key is to find something that works. I am excited about the contest with RIPPED & RICH where you can earn cash & prizes. They are giving away over $30,000 in cash and prizes so why not get started and get RIPPED & RICH?

I love the RIPPED & RICH website that has recipes, diet plans and even gluten free choices. You then have access to all kinds of exercise plans based on your specific needs All this is free just for ordering your RIPPED & RICH kit!

The RIPPED & RICH kit includes 28 meal replacement protein shakes, (featured on the cover of the American Journal of Bariatric Medicine), 12 Xe Energy drinks and a small box of XO healthy chocolate nuggets. If you are looking to lose weight like I am, you will want to start with two packs so you can replace two meals a day. Today I started and I had a yummy chocolate protein shake for breakfast and another for lunch. When I had a craving, I had a piece of chocolate. I am loving this!!

Join me and lets get started getting into the best shape of our lives. I am Lynette Henk, Ripped & Rich executive. Contact me at (877) 208-8172, at [email protected] or at GetRippedandRichNow.com.

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