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Yogaburn review
Nov 30

Yoga Burn Review: Learn the truth about Yoga Burn

By Marianne Schwartz | Reviews

Yoga Burn Review: Learn the truth about Yoga Burn

Learn the truth with Yoga Burn

 I started a long time ago with Yoga Burn and I will tell you the dangers you need to avoid with Yoga Burn and ways to save time and money.

This is my Yoga Burn Review and purely my personal experience.

If you wondered whether Yoga Burn is a scam, it is definitely NOT and in this article I will explain my experience with the program.

So in case you wondered what YogaBurn actually is?

It is a Yoga course which you can follow at home delivered through structured classes with descriptions and guideline.

Read more over HERE

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What is YogaBurn about?

Let’s start and learn the truth about Yoga burn.

For me the main reason with starting with Yoga Burn was due to the immense stress I had developed in the office and I read in some magazines about Yoga and how it relieves your stress, anxiety & headache.

Above on that it would improve your metabolism.

However, when I started to look around for Yoga classes in the gym, I saw that they were all quite expensive.

With a group class going costing $15 for one session and a single session for even more.

They were also telling me that I would have to take at least 40 classes before I would master the concept and they guaranteed me that I could practice it on my own after that.

A simple math would point out that that would cost at least $600 not taken in the distance to drive to the gym and my gas costs.

Naturally. I got frustrated and told it to one of my friends who spoke of this Yoga course that you could do at home via watching tutorial’s.

The best part of it?

The price!

It would cost me only $37.

If I would convert that with the classes at the gym, that would cost me the same at 2 classes.

That is crazy I told my friend.

She introduced me to the friend that followed this course and she showed me some yoga skills, which impressed me a lot.

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Long story short, I bought the program and I don’t have any regrets about it at all.

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Yes, it takes some discipline and you need to bare with some pain in the first few days, but after that I noticed that my body already got more flexible in one week.

My mood got better and my stress, anxiety and headache all disappeared.

The good part of the program is the fact that you can do it at home.

That at the same time is also a great danger.

Mainly that you need to have a lot of discipline to hold on and continue.

I facilitated this process by doing this together with a friend and after each week we talked together about the different phases and exercises.

Whether you are going through a hard period of your life or you are having a lot of stress in the office.

Yoga Burn is a good method to do something completely else and just relax and get into your zone.

The program makes you sweat a lot and at the same time you get the chance to think deeply. However, that was the case for me.

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The best thing about Yoga Burn?

I would have to say that it is the immense value you get for your bucks.

Apart from the guided tutorials which are very explicit by itself.

The course is divided in several phases, and you need to finish each phase before you can continue with the next one.

For example, the first phase lasts 4 weeks.

Which means that it takes 4 weeks to complete and finish the beginner phase!

They also repeat the exercises with a lot of space for several times so you don’t need to freak out and watch all your movements as if you are doing it correctly.

Another extra is that you get free meal plans, to try new recipes and are very simple to make.

Yoga Burn Review: Personal instructions and clear explanations

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Above on that you get the Cookbook of Zoe as well for free with more than 60 recipes. Zoe is the creator of Yoga Burn and she is a certified yoga instructor.

The meal plans and cookbook are a great addition to the yoga exercises as it will help you in your Yoga guide.

So basically you are giving 100% of all you have into it and because of this reason, it will pay off with results!

Even when you are very busy and you think that you don’t have any time to cook.

The meal plans and cook book also offer solutions for quick meal lunches and appetizers and also for when you have guests, so you won’t have an excuse to feast like a pig!

The system is very easy to navigate in and very clear to somebody completely new to software and computers.

You can download the tutorials instantly and in total you will be sweet for 3 months.

You also get an extra 4 Bonus video’s in addition.

Every phase you will master a new move, for example the first phase is called: “The Foundational Flow”

The purchase process is incredibly simple.

You have the options to buy the downloadable files or you pay extra for the physical cd’s. You need to pay extra for shipping.

I only ordered the download version as I find it unnecessary to have the cd’s. However, if you like to have some physical stuff, you can order it as well.

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Yoga Burn Review: Benefits:

  • Extremely affordable at $37 for three months. That is almost $3,- per week!
  • Three months’ worth of classes with 4 bonus classes, meal plans and a cookbook
  • Cookbook with amazing tips to discover a new way of life
  • The meal plans are very easy to follow with simple foods
  • Simple interface and high definition quality video’s
  • Comes in electronic and physical format.

Yoga Burn Review: Disadvantages:

  • I found the email system a bit bothering, constantly asking me to buy another yoga program. Luckily you can add in the email notifications that you don’t want to receive these emails.
  • It takes much discipline of yourself and be prepared, it is not easy
  • When you arrive to the third phase, be prepared get more challenges and sweat..

I can say that Yoga Burn is not a scam but it is rather an in-depth program for which you need to be mentally prepared.

Discipline and persistence is key, just as in almost anything else in life. The price value is incredible.

You get more stuff for your money and therefore the course is almost a steal, plus you get the opportunity to gain more knowledge, a better body and clearer mind.

I would recommend it to anyone else who wants to try it out.

Purely because of the fact that it almost doesn’t cost a thing, when you do the math, it will come down to less than $0.40 for a tutorial that you can view unlimited times during your lifetime!!

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Learn the truth about Yoga Burn and visit the website HERE to see for yourself

 

 

 

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the essence of fruit 2
Nov 30

The Essence of Fruit, What you should know!

By Marianne Schwartz | Healthy Living

The Essence of Fruit, What you should know!

In each diet, fruit plays an important role.

There are diets where you can eat unlimited of fruits up to 12 hours and at the Sonoma Diet you just don’t touch them in the first 10 days.

So what is actually true and what benefits your body the most? The question would be: What is the Essence of Fruit.

Four persistent questions will be answered in this article.

I will help you solve the vagueness around eating fruit and its role in several diets.

The four simple facts that follow prove that fruit is an easy and unreplaceable part of any diet.

The Essence of Fruit: 1. You can Eat Fruit Non-Stop

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Not true, unfortunately.

But, fruit is and remains the best choice for sweet cravings.

An apple instead of candy gets you as much as 200 kilocalories.

Its ok to have more fruit than the announced “two pieces”. just do not eat more than four times a day and take normal portions.

A serving of fruit is about 125 grams.

Note: Fruit juice delivers a lot of calories and less fiber than normal fruit. Drink no more than one glass of juice a day.

The Essence of Fruit: 2. Fruit can’t be Combined with Other Food

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Fortunately, that is nonsense.

In the nineties the diet “Fit for Life” was a hit.

According to this diet you are best at taking fruit in the morning and then nothing for a while.

Otherwise it will ferment in your stomach.

Even though this diet is almost forgotten, many people still think your best fruits to eat separately.

This actually, has never been demonstrated scientifically.

Combining fruit is just a must.

Think of slices of strawberry, banana or apple as thin spreads or yogurt.

If your morning consists of only eating fruit, you can probably resist later in the morning less temptations.

The Essence of Fruit: 3. A Banana for Breakfast? Guaranteed Loss of Weight!

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No, unfortunately not an absolute truth.

According to the Banana Diet, which was very popular in Japan, you lose weight the best by taking a banana in the morning.

For lunch and dinner, you could then eat whatever you wanted to have.

A banana does not have a magical effect on your metabolism.

If you eat the rest of the day more than that you actually need, then it is needless to say that you will gain weight.

Apart from that a banana is of course quite a nice, quick breakfast.

A banana is not enough to keep you fit and happy until lunch.

Moreover, it is important to vary it with fruit.

The Essence of Fruit 4. Super Fruit = Super Healthy

The Essence of Fruit

Pomegranates, goji- and acai berries are high in antioxidants and are therefore often called “super fruit.”

The “Sonoma Diet” also praises the blueberry.

To lose weight this super types actually have no particular impact.

Moreover, scientists say that the healthy functioning of fruit is due to the combination of ingredients of fruit, not only by antioxidants.

Any kind of fruit has its own combination of healthy substances.

Precisely by varying you make sure that you get all those substances get inside.

Therefore, it is unwise for example, to eat only blueberries.

This principle accounts for almost everything else in life….

Fact 1. Fruit Helps to Eat Only Low-Calorie Food

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Yes, fruit is very easy when you’re on a diet. You know for sure that you take the bestchoice of food.

Granola bars, and other “smart” snacks often provide more calories than you think.

Fact 2. Fruit Helps You Feel Full

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Fruit contains lots of fiber.

Fibers ensure that you quickly have a full feeling.

Eating fat has the disadvantage that you can only feel that you are full after a while, allowing you to quickly eat too much.

Fact 3. Fruit Helps You to Stay Healthy

The Nutrition Center announced that there is strong a evidence that eating fruit helps prevent certain chronic diseases.

Eating enough fruits and vegetables would lower the risk of heart disease and certain cancers.

Fact 4. Fruit Helps You With Your diet

The problem with many diets is that they are complicated to one-sided and hard to follow.

Fruit provides few calories and a lot of vitamins of what your body needs.

Replace one unhealthy habit by fruit and you’re on step closer to your goal!

If you are still interested in a diet that fruits as it’s core element.

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Yes I am promoting my own eBook. Why? Because it WORKED FOR ME.

So that means it will work definitely for you!!!!

It is about changing your mindset and changing your eating habits to find a plan that works in the long run and better: one that you can apply whenever and as long as you want.

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If you are ready to make some changes in your life. This is the ONLY place you should start. I will teach you exactly how to make the necessary changes in your diet.

Read the information about the eBook 20 Rules for Losing Weight and see how you can book real results in the long run.

Cheers,

Marianne Schwartz

Any questions? Feel free to comment here under or email me!

 

Nov 30

The Perfect Breakfast

By Marianne Schwartz | Healthy Living

WILL A HEALTHY BREAKFAST WEIGHT REDUCE YOUR WEIGHT? DISCOVER THE PERFECT BREAKFAST

The breakfast is your most important meal!

The breakfast namely sets the tone for the rest of the day.

Your body is still working on getting awake, and it is better to start with the right kind energy.

Research shows that people who skip breakfast during the day and eat a lot of sweets, therefore have a much higher risk of gaining unnecessary weight.

In this article I will explain what a Perfect and Healthy breakfast is and that helps you lose weight at the same time.

1.WHY IS A HEALTHY BREAKFAST SO IMPORTANT FOR WEIGHT LOSS?

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Nutrition is the most important aspect when it comes to lose weight.

When you got this right, you have already won half of the battle.

RIGHT!

You read it correctly. You already won half of the battle when you got this right.

Therefore, you better start as healthy as possible with the main meal and that is of course

Your Breakfast.

There are several reasons why a healthy breakfast is so important for weight loss.

Did you know that:

  • The metabolism only starts after the first moment of the day you eat. So try to eat within half an hour after you wake up.
  • If you’ve slept, there is a lot of waste in your body to be discarded. A healthy breakfast helps here, and will therefore have a positive effect on your weight.
  • Your weight can keep much better control when meals are spread throughout the day.
  • A healthy breakfast will have a positive impact on your performance for the rest of the day. This also means that the daily routines you have to lose weight, you can do this better and persevere.

2.THE BEST INGREDIENTS FOR A HEALTHY BREAKFAST

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Now we know why breakfast is so important if you want to lose weight, the next step is to actually make a healthy breakfast.

But what ingredients do you actually need?

A healthy breakfast will consist mainly of food that provides a lot and the right energy to your body, so the metabolism gets going.

Substances that meet these requirements are Sugars, Vitamins, Protein and Fiber.

Therefore, the following foods are great for a healthy breakfast:

  • Oatmeal
  • Bread (preferably spelled)
  • Egg
  • Milk (preferably from soy, rice or nuts)
  • Fruit (especially citrus fruits and berries)
  • Cinnamon
  • Chia seeds (or seed)

3.THE IDEAL AND HEALTHIEST BREAKFAST, TO LOSE WEIGHT

How a healthy breakfast looks like? One of my favorite recipes:

Porridge with banana and cinnamon

  • A cup of oatmeal
  • 250 ml of milk (or water)
  • 1 banana
  • Cinnamon
  • Chia seeds

Pour the milk into a pan and bring it to boil.

Add the contents of the cup with oatmeal after a while. Cut the banana into pieces and also add it directly.

Let it cook for a few minutes until the porridge has the desired thickness.

Then add cinnamon to taste and also + 1 tablespoon of chia seeds.

Remove the pan from the stove and let it rest for a few minutes.

This recipe can, of course, be done all kinds of ways.

Milk is in fact usually sweetened with sugar or corn syrup which is unhealthy.

So if it’s hard for you to get “healthy” milk, replace milk with water.

You can also replace the banana for a variety of other fruits such as currants, raspberries, apple or pear.

Chia seeds could replace you for linseed.

4.THE ULTIMATE METHOD FOR FAST AND HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS

If you liked this article and are ready to START to lose weight, my own eBook is the best place to start your weight loss journey!

Why? Because it WORKED FOR ME.

So that means it will work definitely for you!!!!

It is about changing your mindset and changing your eating habits to find a plan that works in the long run and better: one that you can apply whenever and as long as you want.

If you are ready to make some changes in your life. This is the ONLY place you should start. I will teach you exactly how to make the necessary changes in your diet.

Read the information about the eBook 20 Rules for Losing Weight and see how you can book real results in the long run.

Cheers,

Marianne Schwartz

Any questions? Feel free to comment here under or email me!

 

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Nov 30

Must Know: Fitness & Nutrition Fact Guide

By Marianne Schwartz | Healthy Living

SPORTS NUTRITION: THE BEST NUTRITION BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER A WORKOUT

Probably you’ve read that professional athletes follow a special diet customized in order to deliver top performance.

Healthy and good food is not only important for professional athletes, even if you are not doing any intensive sport, this can help you to achieve the goals you want to achieve in a much simpler way.

1.What happens in your body when you exercise?

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As soon as you begin to intensively move your muscles, your heart and lungs are more active than when they are in idle mode: your muscles will be contracted more and more powerful, your heart beats faster and you begin to breathe faster and heavier.

In addition, your body will perspire more to carry the heat that is released during the exercise, so that your body temperature is not too high.

Additionally, during intense exercise microscopic tears arise in the muscles, which can sometimes lead to muscle soreness.

As you read the above, you might think that exercising is healthy, but the bare truth is that it is far from very healthy…..

Regular exercise is essential to include to keep you in shape, prevent obesity and protect yourself against various diseases and disorders such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, an imbalance in hormone levels and stress.

During these kinds of intensive exercise, your body mainly needs both proteins, fats and carbohydrates and vitamins, minerals to let your muscles recover and grow and to regulate fluid balance.

2.What Sport is Best for What time?

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Especially if you have the work out you are doing is very intensive.

It is also important to get the right nutrients at the right time, so that you can optimally prepare your body for the physical activity during and after exercise:

  • Before you exercise: The best thing is to go and work out right after you get up, but this is the hardest thing to do. After you had your breakfast. You need to wait at least 1.5 to 2 hours before you go and start exercising. This is to prevent you from having the full feeling in your stomach. Besides all your blood will be in your stomach area, which will be busy with digesting your food. Thus for an optimal experience just wait a bit.

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A fine breakfast that you can take before you exercise is an omelet with meat, fish or vegetables or a bowl of salad or steamed vegetables with healthy fats such as fish oil, coconut oil and avocado.

If you do not lose weight while you exercise, you can also take some complex carbohydrates such as quinoa or oatmeal.

Do you have no time for a good breakfast?

Take a small snack that gives a lot of energy but your stomach does not fill and not cause fat storage, as a small salad with some avocado, tomato, radish, cucumber, pepper, and a piece of chicken or salmon.

Also a special energy-rich gluten-free snack bar food that contains very little sugar and is very rich in vitamins and minerals, such as the

PULSIN “Energy Bomb, Good Greens Bar or Raw Bite bar.

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  • During exercise: While you’re busy with sports, it is very important to maintain your fluid balance. Make sure you have a bottle of water at hand, but do not just drink when you are thirsty, because your body is actually a shortage of moisture. You should therefore regularly during training a sip of water, so you constantly moisture level is maintained.

By always taking a small sip you also prevent you feel to have a huge “bubble of water” in your belly.

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  • After exercise: Extra protein requirements is essential for your body, you can supplement this by taking a protein shake immediately after an intense exercise. Please note that you do can’t drink protein shakes of inferior quality, because this kind of shakes often contain all kinds of cheap fillers and artificial additives that unnecessarily hurt your body and just slow down your muscle recovery. An alternative to protein shakes are special protein bars like the PULSIN ‘Protein Sports Bar. If you’re sporting less intense you can also take a protein-rich green smoothie (Read our article on how to make smoothies, here) and eat an omelet with vegetables and avocado.

Your diet is ultimately one of the major factors that contribute to your body in a healthy and responsible way.

So eat healthy and varied every day, because that gives your body all the energy and nutrients it needs to have to perform and effectively recover.

3.Try an Amazing Program That Will Help You Do It!

If you liked this article and are ready to START to lose weight, my own eBook is the best place to start your weight loss journey!

Why? Because it WORKED FOR ME.

So that means it will work definitely for you!!!!

It is about changing your mindset and changing your eating habits to find a plan that works in the long run and better: one that you can apply whenever and as long as you want.

If you are ready to make some changes in your life. This is the ONLY place you should start. I will teach you exactly how to make the necessary changes in your diet.

Read the information about the eBook 20 Rules for Losing Weight and see how you can book real results in the long run.

Cheers,

Marianne Schwartz

Any questions? Feel free to comment here under or email me!

 

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How to make a Smoothie
Nov 30

How To Make The Perfect Smoothie – How To Get Rid Of Fat With Smoothie’s

By Marianne Schwartz | Weight Loss

How To Make The Perfect Smoothie’s – How To Get Rid Of Fat With Smoothie’s

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Smoothie’s, you’ve probably already heard a lot of positive things about it. But how do you make a perfect smoothie?

Not a surprise at all! But how do I make a perfect smoothie?

Don’t worry we have got you covered and you will learn about this as well.

This special smoothie is not only healthy but also very tasty!

In addition, it provides you daily energy, let you lose weight faster and has a lot of positive benefits.

I want you to go get the most from smoothie’s.

Smoothie’s: What are they?

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A green smoothie what is it actually?

A smoothie is simply nothing more than a mixed drink that consists of different vegetables and fruits.

So what will happen to my body if I’m going to drink green smoothies?

  1. You will get rid of unnecessary fat. You will see that your body gets enough food inside. When your body notices that there is enough daily incoming power, it is proven that fat will burn faster.
  1. You can fully concentrate throughout the day. Because you give your body enough nutrients, you won’t be hungry the whole time. Cravings and the urge to eat will stop as well.
  1. Positive energy the whole day and no drowsiness! Do you sometimes feel a little drowsy? Especially in the afternoon? Drop your eyes often closed in the afternoon as you sit on the couch? If so, your body does not have enough energy. Take in the morning a delicious smoothie and you will find that you have more energy during the day.
  1. Better body immune system and get less sick. You give your body a lot of power with a smoothie. Think of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, etc. That means you’re less prone to many diseases.

In short, it pays off to make the perfect smoothie

Get a good blender! Check my blender review over here.

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The blender will be your best friend! You should always get a good one of a renowned brand and with a capacity of 800 watts.

 

The problems with a low cost fruit blender is the following:

  • It takes long before the ingredients are mixed well
  • Difficult to clean
  • Blades will have problems very fast

A cheap buy often turns out to be an expensive one.

I myself already use for four years a Philips fruit blender to make smoothie’s.

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The process to make the perfect smoothie goes as follows:

Step 1: You take different fruits and vegetables as you wish to have, wash it thoroughly under running water.

Step 2: After you stop punning all the food in the blender, let the blender just blend for one minute. After the blender is finished, you can start enjoying your smoothie.

I think a smoothie is at its best when it is very cold. If you’d like to add a cold smoothie than 2 or 3 ice cubes.

If the smoothie is too thick then add a bit of water.

Once your smoothie is too thin then add a food product.

Do you disgust or hate a particular food?

How to make a Smoothie

No problem at all!

Add it to all your food products in the blender and blend it! You wont taste it and yet you will get all these vitamins and minerals!

How often, how much and when I can take the perfect smoothie?

How often, how much and when you can just take the perfect smoothie all depends on your own goal.

 

Are you doing well with losing belly weight and you do not want get too much sugar inside on a daily basis?

Then do not take more than 300ml a day.

When you are not losing weight and busy or if you do not lose weight fast, you can take more than 300ml smoothie a day

The amount so you can take all depends on what your goal is every day, what you do every day and how much you eat with it.

So it’s very difficult to say you’re allowed as much and you so much.

The only way to find out the correct amount is keep a close look for a week and keep track of what you drink every day exactly.

How to make a Smoothie

In the morning I often treat myself to a smoothie so I start the day good.

In the evening I almost never take a smoothie, only if it is still early in the evening and if I’m very hungry.

Do not make your perfect smoothie with only fruit and vegetables!

If you only add vegetables and fruits together while making a perfect smoothie, you almost get nothing but sugar / slow carbohydrate.

Once you are now going to make a smoothie it is wise to attach some protein-rich foods.

 

Foods such as chia seeds, goji berries, peanuts, almonds, cashews, little skinny French cottage cheese.

If you do that your body gets plenty of unsaturated fats and proteins inside.

Which in turn ensures that you’ll burn more fat daily. Congrats, you find the recipe for the perfect smoothie!

 

Don’t do this only when making your perfect smoothie!

Not only in making smoothies it is important that you have some protein, and some unsaturated fat foods, but it is also important when making your big meals and snacks.

Make sure your smoothies / protein shakes, large meals and snacks always have some proteins, carbohydrates and unsaturated fats.

Failure to do so increases the chances that you wont lose any weight.

My top 3 of Favorite smoothie’s

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Strawberry Banana Smoothy

First, the smoothie that I personally find most delicious, strawberry-banana smoothie. It has a soft flavor and is easy to make. So what do you need?

  • Half a banana
  • Approximately 10-20 strawberries
  • Water or milk

First you cut the fruit.

I always use half a banana, because I noticed that the taste of the banana ‘dominates” very easily and I think it’s also good to have a strong strawberry flavor.

But that is my own preference though.

If you have cut everything you add the water or milk in the blender.

Choose milk if you want something creamy, and water if you just want to go for something fresh.

Also, water is healthier because it naturally contains no calories. Then add the fruit and mix until it is smooth.

Never start with too much because something thinner is easier than making something thicker.

You can also decide to put yogurt in your smoothie, but this is not necessary.

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Kiwi banana smoothie

This smoothie is also delicious.

Kiwi has a very strong taste by itself but because there is through banana, the flavors ‘neutralize’ a bit. So what do you need?

  • 1 Banana
  • 2 Kiwi’s
  • Milk

First cut the fruit.

This smoothie I have chosen comes with milk because I think this is simply something better. Of course you can also use any other liquid you like it.

Put some milk in the blender and then put the fruit in.

Mix everything until it is smooth. Your smoothie is ready!

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Berry smoothie

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This smoothie again is delicious! For this smoothie you just need to buy frozen berries. So what do you need?

  • Box of (frozen) berries.
  • Milk
  • Yogurt

For this smoothie you don’t need to cut anything.

Berry fruits are already small enough to put in the blender.

Add the liquid and yogurt in blender.

This is better for your blender and mixes a lot easier. Then add your berries. If you like it, you can also add extra raspberries or strawberries.

Note that you do not need to use too much yogurt because otherwise it is not really a smoothie but more yogurt with fruit.

Smoothies are really super easy to make.

Basically, you can already make a smoothie by simply mixing some fruit in the blender.

However, smoothies are not a 100% replacement for your daily requirement of fruits.

In fruits are fibers that are good for your body. As you mix the fruit, ‘disappear’ as it were the fibers.

Of course, a smoothie is super healthy but do not forget to always eat an extra piece of fruit per day.

As I have already told you can always change the thickness of the smoothie by adding more or less liquid.

It depends simply on what you like it, that’s why I have put no quantities there.

Are you ready to make your own Smoothies? Read my Fruit Blender Review and get started making your own!

Read my Smoothie Fruit Blender Review by Clicking Here

Would you like it if I often write Smoothie recipes? Let me know!

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The Paleo Diet
Nov 30

What you need to know about the Paleo Diet

By Marianne Schwartz | Healthy Living

What you need to know about the Paleo Diet

It is still a very great success: The Paleo diet.

Will this trend stay or will it be forgotten this diet over time, as so many trendy diets.

One of the most recent and very pokiwifruit-400143_960_720pular diets is the Paleo diet.

Time will tell whether it will a very efficient and effective one or one that doesn’t work.

In this article I will explain to you what the diet exactly is and its benefits and its cons.

This because with everything popular around it always has some critical opinion formed about it.

These critical opinions sometimes might be very harsh and be very biased.

This might be due to the fact that the person didn’t had any success with the diet.

Why?

It might the that the diet didn’t fit with the time schedule or for other personal reasons.

Therefore, I would like to discuss in this article the possible advantages and disadvantages of the Paleo diet.

Just what you need to know about the Paleo diet. So that in this way everyone can make his or her own choice.

The Paleo Diet

Introduction: What is the essence of the Paleo Diet?

The principle is to eat like our ancestors ate.

Diseases that we know today didn’t exist at that time.

So the Paleo-diet would ensure that you will not suffer from the diseases we have nowadays.

Think for example of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

The whole diet is composed from the idea that the present industrially processed products previously did not exist, so with the Paleo Diet, you will be altogether safe from having these lifestyle diseases.

Another principle also plays a role: Our body needs to adapt to the continues changes in dietary.

In the last thousands of years, particularly the last 100 years, our diet changed rapidly.

And as a result our body has some difficulties with the rapid adjustment.

So when you get your burger at the Mc Drive, you will notice that your body will protest to these new foreign substances.

The end result is that there will be arising a lot of diseases, essentially what we call “lifestyle diseases”.

So what does the Paleo diet stand for?

Healthy Fats

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Eating healthy fats is a big pillar of the Paleo diet. And mainly, because of the many studies of the effect of healthy fats, which indicate that you get fewer problems with eating healthy fats.

You will reduce the chances to get: obesity. Cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes.

Lean Proteins

Proteins are of vital importance to your body. Proteins are essential, for example, for the build-up of muscle tissue and cells.

In addition, proteins provide a feeling of fullness, so you automatically eat less by a ‘full’ feeling.

Fruit and vegetables

The Paleo Diet

We all know that fruits and vegetables are a very important source of minerals, vitamins and contain very strong antioxidants.

All of these substances will ensure that your body will work more efficiently, and so that you feel better.

By eating plenty of fruits and vegetables you will reduce significantly the chances of getting diabetes and cancer. (The great exception, which you can NOT eat in the Paleo diet is the Nightshade family. See below.)

NO Cereals

The Paleo Diet

Cereals, including all flour products, are unacceptable. Paleo sees corn as an edited and modified product.

At the Paleo-time we were hunters, and no farmers. So No to cereals!

NO milk or other (derived) milk

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Also, dairy products, and all products derived from them, or you will naturally need a cow standing in the backyard.

But even this does not fit the Paleo-list!

Once again in The Paleo-time we were hunters, and no farmers with livestock.

NO fruits and vegetables from the nightshade family

The Paleo Diet

Although most products from the nightshade family have a very good reputation in the field of health, they are out of the question in the Paleo diet.

Examples include potatoes, peppers, tomatoes, eggplant.

NO processed products

This is actually the most difficult thing about the diet:

All the food that we know is in one way or another arrangement.

Fortunately, Paleo focuses on the severely refined products.

These include bread, pasta, biscuits, sweets, sugar and milk.

The claimed benefits of the Paleo Diet

If you absorb the above information well, then the advantages must be quite obvious.

You do not get processed, industrial products such as sugars and refined carbohydrates, so you’ll feel better in general.

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For example, participants in the diet have a clearer skin, fewer allergies and lose excess weight.

There are people who claim that they are happier and sleep better.

Also you what you get of the diet is improved resistance.

Paleo has the main advantage that by avoiding the processed products, the risk of all kinds of lifestyle diseases such as cardiovascular diseases decrease sharply.

Needless to say this can have major benefits for your health and wellbeing.

The claimed disadvantages of the Paleo Diet

One of the major drawbacks of the Paleo diet is the fact that certain types of food should be completely banned.

 

Fortunately, you can adjust well to your food, at least if you can cook it yourself, but if you eat out or are live abroad temporarily, it will be quite difficult.

Another major drawback is the suitability for vegetarians as meat and fish one of the great pillars of the diet.

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Where many people have the most trouble with is avoiding the processed and refined products such as sugars.

Although sugar is indeed very bad for the body, it gets us literally brought up on that that sugar is good and that you have this “need”.

 

Believe me, there are more cases of sugar addiction than you think. Typically, a lot of people are unware of this fact…….

So is therefore Paleo the ideal diet? No, not at all!

Don’t get me wrong but I don’t condemn the diet. If you want to live healthier, and possibly want to lose weight, there is nothing wrong with the Paleo diet.

My problem is more in the whole concept around it.

Be honest now: If you assume a diet where you may only have to avoid food, sugars and healthy products, then you already have 90% of the Paleo diet.

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There are some conditions which you need to bear in mind with the Paleo-story: namely, the conditions under which they lived:

  • The Paleo-time people got a lot more sunlight on the (bare) skin. Because of this they had normal levels of vitamin D. Because we are only at the office or in the car at this time, everyone has a chronic lack of vitamin D.
  • Prehistoric man went to sleep when it got dark, or when the fire died. Nowadays, with the aid of artificial light, we stay awake until we almost naturally fall asleep.
  • You can imagine the primitive man distributing meals throughout the day. They did not have the luxury of a refrigerator and Tupperware containers in which you can store a healthy snack. On the other hand, I can imagine that primitive man relied much on a combination of ‘relished’ berries and seeds they encountered on the way.
  • Primitive man was always active. All day hunting through, races and other sportive activities. This stands in stark contrast to today’s reality in which we travel by car or train, and spend all day behind a desk during our workday.

Conclusion

The Paleo diet is definitely healthy. Absolutely great.

But the whole basis of the Paleo-principle, for my taste contains to much hassles that you need to take into account.

And is very hard to hold on with in nowadays society…….

In the end if you want to live healthy, you should take action and make decisions for yourself that benefit you.

In some way that is what the Paleo diet stands for.

If you are still interested in the Paleo diet. You can give it a try.

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Cheers,

Marianne Schwartz

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