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    How to Drink More Water – Smart Tip #7

    Wednesday, May 28, 2008


    I often find myself challenged to drink more water, especially if I have fallen out of the habit. Here are a few tips that I've found helpful. Purchase a few glass water bottles that you can keep in the fridge and sterilize once in awhile, or replace them every so often. Fill them at night [...]

    Healthy Sugar Substitute

    Saturday, May 17, 2008


    I stumbled upon a healthy substitute for sugar one morning while prying my eyeballs open making breakfast.

    Cut Down on Coffee – Smart Tip #5

    Tuesday, April 29, 2008


    During my time without coffee I was relatively calm, as soon as I introduced it back, I was a raving lunatic over things that prior wouldn't have bothered me. It was a big eye opener.

    Start the day with Protein – Smart Tip #4

    Monday, April 21, 2008


    For years I started my day with coffee, and a few yours later toast. I could never understand why I always got tired fairly early in the day. As I learned more about healthy eating, I switched up breakfast for something much healthier.

    Grind It – Smart Tip #3

    Thursday, March 27, 2008


    One of the best ways that I know to add nutrition to a meal, snack or smoothie is by grinding seeds.

    Smart Tip #2 Lima Beans?

    Tuesday, March 11, 2008


    I picked up a pack the other day and was amazed to see that they contain a whopping amount of vitamin C, which is especially important to having elastic skin. As you lose weight, you will want elastic skin that looks healthy, so eat your lima beans!

    Smart Tips for Optimum Nutrition

    Wednesday, February 20, 2008


      As I have been learning more and experimenting with new foods, or old favourites, I am sometimes surprised at what I am learning.  So I will be posting these quick tips here. I read this on twitter. If you like V8 juice, or semi like but don't think you want to drink it, try [...]

    It is definitely the time of year to be getting back on board with a Fit Yummy Mummy 12 Week Challenge – I am counting down the days to being 10lbs lighter and 12 weeks stronger!

    Holly gives us assignments throughout the challenge, today it is to examine perfection and the effect that it has on our results – and how it can more likely than not cause more trouble than it saves. I am looking at that today.

    How about you. Has perfection ever brought you down in your efforts to lose weight or get healthier?