why she couldn’t lose weight
It’s incredibly frustrating to hit a wall with your fat loss. When your results stop but your diet and exercise haven’t changed, it’s quite often dehydration that is the culprit.
Most people are chronically dehydrated which means that they are not drinking enough water throughout the day. There are 2 main reasons that not drinking enough water causes you to gain weight...
1. Thirst often feels like hunger - which leads to overeating
Most of the time when we think we are hungry, and find ourselves reaching for a snack, it’s actually due to thirst that’s simply disguising itself as hunger. This leads to regrettable food decisions throughout the day - and all of these undesirable calories add up and work against your body fat and energy levels.
2. Dehydration slows down body functions - including your metabolism
It's been reported that 75% of Americans suffer from Chronic Dehydration which leaves the body vulnerable to weight gain, illness, injury and further increases the risk of contracting any number of viruses.
The human body is made up of 11 important organ systems, including the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, excretory, nervous and endocrine systems -- they also include the immune, integumentary, skeletal, muscle and reproductive systems.
All the systems work together to maintain a healthy human body -- and all the systems rely on proper hydration to deliver vitamins, nutrients and minerals to stay healthy and recover quickly.
For just a moment think about your car and the two important fluids that keep it on the road -- gas and oil. Your car needs enough fuel to keep it moving and the right amount of oil to keep all the parts running smoothly.
Without gas or oil the engines seize up and the car is unable to move and is vulnerable and exposed to the elements.
Water is like gas in your car, it keeps you fueled. And electrolytes, vitamins and minerals are like the oil in your car ensuring that all the systems in your body work as they should.
Losing weight, battling infection, fighting off sickness, building and repairing muscle, lowering stress and maintaining a healthy and happy life all require proper hydration levels. Without water and the right nutrients you’re fighting an uphill battle with weight loss.
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1. Stay Hydrated. Drink water throughout your day, rather than calorie-filled drinks.
2. Cut Your Carbs. Eliminate bread from your diet, as well as carb-filled snacks like pretzels or chips.
3. Exercise Your Abs. Perform the above ab exercises every other day.
4. No More Sugar. Eating sweets is the easiest way to gain fat, so avoid sugar.
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Roasted Chicken and Veggies Dinner
Roasting a whole chicken with veggies is a wonderful meal and is much simpler to prepare than you might think. Make this recipe on the weekend and then enjoy nutritious leftovers throughout your week.
Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com
What you need
3 bulbs garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
salt and pepper
4 Tablespoons coconut oil, gently melted
1 Tablespoon each minced, fresh rosemary, oregano, tarragon
1 teaspoon minced garlic
zest and juice from one lemon
4 large organic carrots, cut into 1 inch pieces
3 organic zucchini, cut into 1 inch half-moons
1 cup pearl onions, ends trimmed
1 cup Brussels sprouts, halved
1 hormone-free, organic chicken
2 cups chicken broth
1 Tablespoon coconut flour
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
2. Cut off the tips of each section of the garlic bulbs. Place the blubs in a small glass pan. Brush the tops with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover the pan with aluminum foil and set aside.
3. In a small bowl combine the melted coconut oil, fresh herbs, minced garlic, lemon zest and lemon juice. Set 1/3 of the mixture aside for the veggies.
4. In a large bowl combine the carrots, zucchini, pearl onions and Brussels sprouts with 1/3 of the herb mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
5. Rinse your chicken and pat dry. Carefully slide your hand between the skin and the breast and liberally rub some of the herb mixture. Rub the rest of the herb mixture over the top of the chicken. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and tie the legs together with kitchen string. Place the chicken on a large roasting pan, and surround it with the veggies.
6. Roast the chicken and veggies for 30 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees F, pour 1/2 cup of chicken broth over the chicken and veggies, and place the garlic pan in the oven off to the side.
7. For the next 90 minutes, pour 1/2 cup of broth over the chicken and veggies every 30 minutes as it cooks at 350 degrees F.
8. To see if the chicken is done, poke the tip of a sharp knife between the leg and body and see that the juices run clear. Transfer the chicken and veggies to a large platter. Add a couple of the roasted garlic bulbs to the chicken platter, reserving one for the gravy.
9. To make gravy: Pour all of the roasting pan juices into a skillet and bring to a simmer. Remove the garlic cloves from one of the roasted blubs and smash with a fork. Add garlic to skillet. Mix in the tablespoon of coconut flour, and whisk the gravy as it simmers. Cook for 10 minutes, or until desired thickness. Season with salt and pepper.
One serving equals: 251 calories, 14g fat, 113mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate, 7g fiber, and 17g protein
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Lockdown has seen a huge increase in child abuse. This is a subject that we don't really want to get into as it makes us uncomfortable.
But... we need to have the conversation and know that there is help out there to move forward from childhood trauma.
Chris is an active campaigner working to raise the profile of childhood abuse in the UK and the need for legislative and societal change, regularly appearing in the national broadcast and print media. Chris raises awareness of the effects of child abuse on victims/survivors mental, emotional and physical health and is a regular speaker/presenter at national and regional conferences and events.
Chris is a qualified Health & Fitness Coach and today she supports others in their own healing through a holistic programme called the C.L.E.A.N.E.R. Living™ Therapy Health and Wellness programme which encompasses mindset, health & nutrition working both individually, and in safe, small group environments helping survivors to ‘break the cycle’ of low self-esteem and limiting behaviours.
Chris is a published author of ‘Through the Eyes of a Child’ which documents her own experience and that of her siblings growing up in an abusive home. Written to inspire other survivors all the profits of the book sales are to be re-invested in her own charity, Survivors of Abuse (S.O.B) established to raise awareness, to provide help and support through workshops, conferences and seminars. She has also written ‘Parenting Without Tears’ a guide to help survivors of childhood abuse face the challenges they face as parents; and the C.L.E.A.N.E.R. Living™ Health and Wellness Therapy book which empowers victims and survivors to recover through holistic means.
Chris was appointed as a member of the Victims & Survivors Consultative Panel on The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) in 2015 - https://www.iicsa.org.uk/about-us/who-we-are/chris-tuck
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Beverley Webb is an award winning, accredited and outstanding Recovery Practitioner for chronic fatigue specialising in Adults overcoming Adverse Childhood experiences (ACEs). Enabling Survivors of child abuse and trauma to have a voice is her passion and life purpose.
Together with her own Lived Experience as a survivor of childhood sexual and physical abuse herself, and being looked after in the care system, Beverley has seen her clients make substantial changes to their own physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
As a Speaker, raising awareness of everyday traumatic experiences and having a voice to communicate by sharing her own experience, is an acknowledgment for her own journey. She believes that by opening conversations about difficult subjects, that we are able to change how we approach recovery and pro-active prevention and intervention for children and young people today.
Beverley has presented to various audiences including Category D male adult prisoners, interactive workshops and webinars and also chairing a panel of experts following the showing of the documentary film Resilience (including the first ever showing in Kent at Tonbridge School in 2018)
Beverley Webb – Founder of The StepForward Practice and also a Member of the Institute of Recovery from Childhood Trauma (IRCT)
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