Kylie Daniels

Kylie Daniels

My name is Kylie Daniels and I have a strong passion for health and nutrition. I was raised in Southern California, and am now attending Boise State University in Idaho to complete my B.B.A. degree in General Business and Marketing. My interest began a few years back when I was a part of the opening of a brand new juice bar. Here I learned the importance of eating healthy, balanced exercise, and the power of a nutritional lifestyle. This education has inspired me to research the latest diets, cleanses, and products to help guide you to be your best self!

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    Simply Weight Loss Review

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    The Bottom Line: Is Simply Weight Loss Worth a Try?  No, based on Insufficient data provided. While there is anecdotal evidence that Simply Weight Loss has worked for a few people, there isn’t enough scientific proof to actually be sure. With there being so little data and the extreme prices, it’s not even worth purchasing to […]

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    Anavar Review

    Anavar Review

    Anavar is a steroid that is not legal to purchase for consumption to the general public. The only way you can obtain Anavar otherwise known as Oxandrolone is through a prescription. Teragon Labs is one of the manufacturers for Anavar. The bottle comes with 50 oral tablets. Body builders are famous for getting their hands […]

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    Kylie Daniels

    My name is Kylie Daniels and I have a strong passion for health and nutrition. I was raised in Southern California, and am now attending Boise State University in Idaho to complete my B.B.A. degree in General Business and Marketing. My interest began a few years back when I was a part of the opening of a brand new juice bar. Here I learned the importance of eating healthy, balanced exercise, and the power of a nutritional lifestyle. This education has inspired me to research the latest diets, cleanses, and products to help guide you to be your best self!

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    Uforia Science Review

    Should DNA Be Your Guide For Weight Loss?

    Uforia Science

    Review overview

    Summary

    We all care about protecting ourselves from an identity fraud but how secure would our DNA be sent to a lab that we have very little knowledge about. Can we trust their word about the security? What about the products itself?

    Pros

    • Novelty
    • Delivered to your door

    Cons

    • Expensive
    • Possible DNA data exposure
    • Expensive

    Uforia Science is a multi-level marketing company that offers DNA testing, and personalized nutritional supplements based on your DNA results. I will get into the details regarding how the company works in the sections below. Uforia Science was founded by CEO Ron Williams and it was all started in October of 2018. This is a relatively new business, so they are recruiting people like crazy to join the multi-level marketing team. The headquarters is based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. This company personalizes in nutrition solely based on your personal nutrition profile, so what you receive is going to be completely isolated to your personal health needs. [1]

    How Uforia Science Works

    There are three steps when looking to get Uforia products sent to your door.

    1. Purchase the “Ustart” DNA kit
    2. Register the kit online (where you will pay lab fees) and where the company will decide which “Utrition” formulas to send you. Send samples in
    3. Start taking the Pretrition 30-day cleanse included in your kit to kickstart [2]

    In the DNA test kit it will come with 180 veggie caps (pretrition),  and two sterile cytology brushes which are also know as DNA swabs. Your saliva essentially holds all of the necessary nutritional information it takes to get a proper test. When the test swabs are sent to the lab, your personal report is completed, and in return you will receive products such as superfoods, prebiotics, vitamins, and enzymes to kickstart your health journey with Uforia Science.

    The Pretrition capsules are essentially a 30 day “cleanse” you will start and it comes in the form of the veggie capsules. I assume this is what they have the customer taking while they are waiting for the results to come back from the lab. The starting cost is $159.00 for the test kit and cleanse, and then another $99 for actual results. All of the nutritional supplements are non gmo, vegan, and gluten free.

    The customer will purchase the DNA test kit for $159.00 and get started on the pretrition cleanse while they are waiting for their lab results to come back. They will spend another $99 for lab testing, and then another unknown cost to actually purchase the personalized supplements.

    What Is In Uforia Science?

    Because your saliva holds the blueprint for your body essentially, it is a safe and smart way to really take a deep dive into what supplements would best serve your health. Some of the ingredients in the products you may be sent are:

    (AC-11, Acai Juice Powder Acerola Powder Ext. Apple Extract, Alpha Lipoic Acid Artichoke Extract   Biotin, Broccoli Juice Powder Broccoli Sprout Extract  Broccoli Powder  Burdock Root Powder  Carrot Juice Powder Choline Biltartrate ,Maltake Mushroom Ext., Mangosteen Ext. Milk Thistle Ext. Mixed Carotenes, Organic Black Currant, Organic Blueberry Ext. Organic Flax Seed, Organic Reishi Mushroom Ext. Turmeric Ext.  Ubiquinol Ubiquinone, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2  Vitamin B3  Vitamin B5  Vitamin B6,  Vitamin B12,  Vitamin E). [2]

    As you can see, there is nothing inherently dangerous about the products, or the process you will go through to get the supplements. The process can be time consuming and take some work on your end, but nothing is dangerous with Uforia Science. The pretrition capsules that are meant to cleanse for 30 days are made up of raw food/ herbs, so it is safe as well. The ingredient list for the capsules are found on the main website.

    All of the supplements they send you are clean, and safe to take. As a precaution if you are concerned, run it by your doctor if you are on certain medication you think may interfere with some of the ingredients on the website.

    Uforia Science: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    It is cool that the products you are being sent are because of direct DNA samples from your body. Their labs are CLIA certified, and HIPPA compliant, so this is another pro. You can be confident that the supplements being sent to you are for a reason, and not just a “guess” as to what supplements you may be needing. A con is how expensive it is to purchase for a 30-day supply, and how time consuming it can be. It can take anywhere from 2-4 weeks for your tests to come back, so do not lose momentum in that time period.

    Because every body is so different, the company estimates there are around 400 million different combinations for the Utrition that could come about. This is another pro, as it sets in stone the true personalization the company gives to each customer. The last con I noticed is the fact that it is a MLM company, as I am not a fan of these marketing styles personally.

    This company offers a very personalized nutritional profile for each customer, and it is very expensive when it is all said and done!

    The Bottom Line

    This company is new to the scene, and they are offering a service that is not generally seen in the supplement world. It’s not every day you get an in depth look into what supplements your body really needs in order to achieve optimal health and wellness. Their labs are certified which is a relief, and the turnaround time is about a month so there is a wait involved. If you can get past the work on the front end such as the 30-day cleanse, completing your DNA kit, shipping it in, and waiting for the results it may be the right investment for you. Keep in mind, it is $159 for just the kit, and another $99 for the analysis which is a lot not including the supplement cost. Try it out for size, there is nothing dangerous (minus the cost) about the company.

    References

    “Uforia Science Launch with Ron Williams.” Chris Tinney, 18 Nov. 2018, christinney.com/uforia-science-mlm/.

    “UFORIA Science – UFORIA Science.” UFORIA Science, uforiascience.com/.

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    Kylie Daniels

    My name is Kylie Daniels and I have a strong passion for health and nutrition. I was raised in Southern California, and am now attending Boise State University in Idaho to complete my B.B.A. degree in General Business and Marketing. My interest began a few years back when I was a part of the opening of a brand new juice bar. Here I learned the importance of eating healthy, balanced exercise, and the power of a nutritional lifestyle. This education has inspired me to research the latest diets, cleanses, and products to help guide you to be your best self!

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    PS1000 Diet Review

    ...company promotes healthy weight loss at a sustainable rate, and they don’t misguide you with faulty promises, which is one thing I like about the business so far...

    Review overview

    Summary

    PS1000 is a dietary program composed of 2 parts. Nutritional plan and natural dietary supplements. It was founded in 2009 and is based out of Boise, Idaho.

    Pros

    • Promotes Safe Weight Loss
    • Great customer reviews from outside sources
    • 180-day money back guarantee
    • Efficient Customer Service

    Cons

    • Confusing before and after pictures on the website
    • Some of the ingredients in the supplements are not proven to affect weight loss
    • A calorie restriction diet down to 1,000 calories in phase 1 could be difficult for some

    Ratings in depth

    • Effectiveness
    • Scientific Backing
    • Customer Reviews
    • Customer Support
    • Money Back Guarantee
    8.6 10 Very good

    Losing excessive weight is highly challenging for some individuals. You may have tried out dozens of different diet plans but have achieved absolutely nothing. That’s when you start to think about spending money on a magical diet plan that, as stated by its creators, will help you lose weight. 

    PS 1000 is one of them. There is a multitude of loud diet plans promising you that you will lose weight without any effort. While some diet plans are easily identifiable scams, others are much more complex and cannot be revealed that quickly. 

    If you have been thinking about buying PS1000 weight loss supplement and diet plan, stop for a moment and let us help you understand whether or not you should spend your money on it.  

    What is PS1000? 

    Essentially, PS1000 is a diet plan, although you get more than just a couple of plans for the money. PS1000 is a step-by-step guide that is aimed to help you with losing weight as quickly as possible. 

    The diet plan of PS1000 consists of three phases: 

    • Phase 1. At this initial phase, you are supposed to start eating healthily, as advised by the diet plan. According to the creators of PS1000, the most weight loss occurs in this phase. Phase 1 can last up to 90 days. 
    • Phase 2. This phase is aimed at helping you create a new weight point that is easily maintained by your body. Phase 2 can last up to 21 days. 
    • Phase 3. In this phase, you start to slowly add sugars and starches back while maintaining healthy lifestyle and continuing to consume as many calories as you need. 

    PS1000 claims that by following the diet plan, you will be able to help your body maintain the necessary level of your body’s hormones. After all, endocrine disorders are often the main reason for obesity! 

    What does PS1000 contain? 

    PS1000 comes with a number of products and services including menus, support, program guides, and money-back guarantees. However, for most interest for us is the Metabolic Burst, which seems to be the main component in the price of PS1000. We also should mention the Energy Burst that comes with the platinum package, however, the creators of PS1000 do not provide any data on its composition on their website. 

    The Metabolic Burst contains: 

    • amino acids arginine, glutamine, glycine, ornithine, serine, tyrosine, and glutamic acid. These can be found in regular food, especially in meat, not to mention that some of them are produced by the body naturally. 
    • Maca. Maca has been widely marketed for its health benefits, including enhanced sexual performance. As for PS1000, its creators claim that maca helps with reducing stress, increasing energy and stamina, and improving sleep quality.
    • Beta-alanine, which is naturally synthesized by the body. 
    • Rhodiola, another plant that has a number of alleged health benefits. As stated, Rhodiola improves performance, reduces fatigue, and improves mood.
    • African mango seed, which allegedly is beneficial for the production of hormone Leptin, a hormone that helps the body regulate energy balance.
    • Maltodextrin fiber, which absorbs water in the digestive tract, thereby decreasing the absorption of carbohydrates and cholesterol, which in its turn supports the use of glucomannan in weight loss.
    • Potassium, niacin, one of the organic compounds of Vitamin B3 complex, Vitamin E, Methyl B12, Vitamin B6, and zinc, which all can be found in food.  

    Did you notice that the majority of the ingredients of the Metabolic Burst can be found in regular food? Makes me think this might be the key in the success of the diet.

    What we liked about PS1000 

    PS1000 actually promotes healthy lifestyle in regard to both diet and physical activity. On their website, you can find a wide variety of workout plans and recipes. While we can’t precisely say what works and what doesn’t, the more or less serious approach of PS1000 to helping you maintain a healthy lifestyle is evident. This is a thing that a lot of creators of dietary plans do not do, so this is certainly a big advantage of PS1000. 

    Does PS1000 work? 

    People are different, and so is the condition of their organisms. Some people simply have dietary imbalances while others suffer from serious hormonal disorders. Can a dietary plan help the latter? Most probably, no. Endocrinologists from all over the world put great effort into resolving issues with hormone production, so a mere dietary supplement definitely won’t be a magic pill. 

    On the other hand, the creators of PS1000 do not state that it is. The health disclaimer on their website clearly states that PS1000 isn’t designed to replace medical care. On the contrary, they recommend you to always work with qualified doctors. Besides, they write that PS1000 hasn’t been evaluated by FDA. We sincerely salute their honesty and willingness to help. 

    PS1000 might be able to help those with no serious medical conditions, those who only need to balance their diet to lose weight. As for cases beyond generic, PS1000 will probably be of no use.  

    Does PS1000 Have Scientific Backing?

    On the front page of the website there is a doctor named Dr. Karen F. Vieria who states that the ingredients in the diet drops, and the program as a whole are proven to help someone lose weight. Also, because this company promotes eating wholesome nutritious foods along with their supplements there is a multitude of information behind why healthy eating habits are said to aid in weight loss. Obviously, reducing the amount of calories a person eats has been scientifically proven to help in the weight loss journey, it is just the process that can hang people up. The one thing I am growing fond of when looking into the PS1000 program is the education and phases behind their weight loss philosophy.

    DoesPS1000 Have Side Effects?

    As with any diet programs that promote lifestyle changes you will see side effects from dietary restrictions. Some people that have gone through this program have noticed the onset of headaches and fatigue, as sugar and starches are off limits in phase 1. The withdrawal symptoms can be some of the hardest symptoms to fight when going through this program.

    Should you spend your money on PS1000? 

    When looking into outside sources of consumer reviews of PS1000, (because the websites of the actual products always seem one sided) they got good reviews as a whole. I had to double-check this information, because you do not normally find this often with diet companies. On Amazon alone there was an 85% 5 star rating, and 0 % 1 star reviews which I have never personally seen before. Merchants like Amazon offer their consumers to leave reviews no matter if they are good or bad. The overall consensus is that the program really promoted weight loss the healthy way, and that they saw long term positive results from PS1000.

    While we haven’t looked really deep into PS1000 and merely examined its phases and the Metabolic Burst, we think it is quite enough to give you a final recommendation. So should you buy PS1000? 

    We adore the approach of the creators of PS1000. They made sure that their website isn’t merely a showcase of their product but a knowledge base as well. While you may decide not to buy PS1000 weight loss supplement, the data provided by them could certainly be useful. 

    Nonetheless, we advise you to consult with a medical professional first before you decide to follow any diet plan, be it PS1000 or not. After all, your condition may be more serious than you think.  

    To contact the company directly please visit www.ps1000.com or call 1 866 599 4240.

    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. ExpertsKnowBest.com disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information. *Results may vary.

    Review overview

    Summary

    PS1000 is a dietary program composed of 2 parts. Nutritional plan and natural dietary supplements. It was founded in 2009 and is based out of Boise, Idaho.

    Pros

    • Promotes Safe Weight Loss
    • Great customer reviews from outside sources
    • 180-day money back guarantee
    • Efficient Customer Service

    Cons

    • Confusing before and after pictures on the website
    • Some of the ingredients in the supplements are not proven to affect weight loss
    • A calorie restriction diet down to 1,000 calories in phase 1 could be difficult for some

    Ratings in depth

    • Effectiveness
    • Scientific Backing
    • Customer Reviews
    • Customer Support
    • Money Back Guarantee
    8.6 10 Very good

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    #1PS1000 Program
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    #5Medifast
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    *Individual results will vary.

    Information on this website is not to replace the advise of the doctor, but rather for general education purposes. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease and should not be considered as medical advice. Always consult your doctor before starting any diet or taking any dietary supplements.

    Articles, reviews and investigations are our own opinion, and written based on the information publicly available or simply contacting the companies. We try our best to stay up to date with constantly changing information. If you find any information inaccurate, please email us, we’ll verify for accuracy and update it.

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    Kylie Daniels

    My name is Kylie Daniels and I have a strong passion for health and nutrition. I was raised in Southern California, and am now attending Boise State University in Idaho to complete my B.B.A. degree in General Business and Marketing. My interest began a few years back when I was a part of the opening of a brand new juice bar. Here I learned the importance of eating healthy, balanced exercise, and the power of a nutritional lifestyle. This education has inspired me to research the latest diets, cleanses, and products to help guide you to be your best self!

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    Is Medifast Right for You?

    Medifast is a weight-loss diet plan

    Is Medifast Right for You?

    Medifast is a weight-loss diet plan that consists of replacing the majority of your meals with meals that are provided by Medifast and delivered directly to you. There are a lot of significant benefits that come along with Medifast, but there are certainly some drawbacks as well. If you are looking to lose weight, you may be asking yourself, “Is Medifast right for me?”. When trying to decide if this is the best way for you to lose weight, you'll want to consider several things. Medifast reviews and testimonies, the basic structure of the program, the food the program includes, and any special diet needs or restrictions you may have are all a great place to start.  

     

    How Medifast Works 

    When deciding if Medifast is the right way for you to lose weight, you'll first want to learn how the program actually works. Generally, you would order a 30-day kit at a time when choosing a Medifast plan, although they do offer 14-day options as well. That means you will usually be purchasing your whole month worth of food right off the bat. This provides a lot of benefits because it takes a lot of guess-work out of dieting for you. Everything is laid out for you very clearly. Having all of your meals this way makes eating very easy and convenient, which is one of the things you will find over and over in Medifast reviews.  

    When you are doing the Medifast program, you will have most of the meals provided for you, but not all of them. There are two main options as far as the Medifast plans go. You can choose either Medifast Go! Or Medifast Flex. If you choose Medifast Go! you will receive enough food for five different Medifast meals and snacks each day. On top of that, you should be preparing yourself one “lean and green” meal each day. This meal will allow you some flexibility and control over what you eat, but you can get the recipes for these from Medifast for best results. Medifast reviews confirm that the Medifast Go! option is, indeed, the fastest and most convenient way to lose weight with Medifast.  

    If you want to have more flexibility in your daily meals, Medifast Flex may be the better option of the Medifast plans for you. With Medifast Flex, you will receive enough Medifast meals to have 4 Medifast meals and snacks a day, and then you will be responsible for making two of your own “lean and green” meals as well as one healthy snack each day. Many writers of Medifast reviews agree that this plan works better for them because they like the additional flexibility the plan offers.  

     

    Medifast Food Options 

    One thing that is pretty cool about all of the Medifast plans is that they feature a wide variety of different meal and snack options. Medifast meals include all sorts of things from wild rice and chicken flavored soup and ziti marinara to mixed berry cereal crunch and garlic mashed potatoes. There is a wide variety. Many Medifast reviews reveal that some of the customer favorites are the snacks that come with their Medifast kits. You get to snack on things like honey mustard pretzel sticks, Dutch chocolate shakes, and even brownie soft bakes!  

    Of course, there are very mixed Medifast reviews, and while some of the Medifast reviews out there just rave about how easy and tasty the Medifast meals are, there are definitely some Medifast reviews that talk about how unappetizing and even just disgusting they consider the meals to be. Unfortunately, this is one thing that you won't know for yourself until you have actually tried it since everyone has different taste. However, Medifast does offer a pretty cool 30-day money-back guarantee. They promise that if, at any point in your first 30 days using Medifast, you are unsatisfied, you will get your money back.  

     

    Dietary Needs and Restrictions 

    Anytime that you are considering any new diet or weight-loss regimen, you need to carefully consider what your personal needs are and if you have any special dietary restrictions. Not all diets are appropriate for all people, especially those that do have dietary restrictions. Those people that suffer with diabetes, for example, require a special diet. In the case of diabetes, Medifast might actually be a really great option. That's because Medifast plans include high levels of protein, plenty of veggies, and low carbs and sugar – the ideal diet for someone suffering from diabetes. Medifast even offers a unique guide to help sufferers of diabetes to make Medifast work even better for them.  

    Medifast also offers several other guides that help people with different special dietary needs or restrictions to adapt Medifast to their own needs. The guides that they provide for these special dietary needs include a gluten-free guide, a vegetarian guide, a guide for nursing mothers, and a guide for those over the age of 65. These guides are actually a really cool thing, and Medifast reviews also reveal that customers appreciate that Medifast considers their entire customer base. Of course, even with this particular consideration, Medifast still won't be a good choice for all dietary restrictions or needs. You will have to take a good look at the Medifast plans available and consider if they will be appropriate for your own dietary needs.  

     

    Your Weight Loss Expectations 

    When it comes to starting a new diet and weight-loss plan, one key to success is your mindset. One of the best ways to make sure that you have and keep a proper, positive mindset about your weight-loss is to have realistic goals and expectations. Medifast does not promise crazy, instant results when it comes to losing weight. In fact, they say that you can expect to lose only a small amount of weight per week. Of course, that does match up with the goals of many and losing weight slowing and gradually is typically the healthiest way to do so.  

    With that said, the Medifast program cuts calories down to a caloric intake of only 800-1000 calories each day. That is a massive cut in caloric intake for most people, and it would be hard not to lose weight with that number of calories each day. The low caloric intake is another thing that you will need to consider when deciding if Medifast is right for you or not. Some Medifast reviews mention extreme or constant hunger while doing the plan and that isn't necessarily good for you either. If you are extremely active, you may just need more calories to remain healthy.  

    One more thing to think about when it comes to your weight-loss expectations with Medifast is what your long-term goals are. You can certainly lose weight when you are using the Medifast program – there are plenty of Medifast reviews and testimonials that show this. However, some Medifast reviews talk about how Medifast isn't completely friendly when it comes to long-term weight-loss and maintaining a healthy weight once you have lost the weight you want to lose and have finished your Medifast plan(s). Of course, a considerable part of that is merely the choices that you make for your diet once you have finished with Medifast. You'll also need to consider the other aspects of your health such as maintaining a healthy activity level that matches well with your diet.  

     

    Final Considerations 

    If you have decided that Medifast will fit well with your dietary needs and you like the sound of the foods that will be available on the Medifast plan. If you also have realistic expectations about your weight-loss potential with Medifast, then there are just a few more things that you will want to think about before deciding if Medifast is really the right choice for you.  

    The first thing to think about is your food budget. A Medifast plan costs about $300-$400 for 30 days of food. That is a pretty steep price considering it is only most of the food and it's just enough for one person. There are Medifast reviews on both sides of this with some customers saying that it is absolutely worth it, while other customers seem to think that it is a complete waste of money.  

    That is something that you have to think about in regard to your own personal situation. Will your budget allow for it? Are you comfortable spending that amount on a diet-plan? When looking at Medifast reviews, do you feel like you will think that the cost is worth the results you hope to get from the plan? 

    Finally, you will need to think about if the Medifast plan will be practical for you and your lifestyle. Do you go out much? Is eating with friends an essential and regular part of your life? A Medifast plan can complicate these things. However, Medifast does offer a guide on eating out while on one of the Medifast plans, so that could potentially help to solve that problem. It is essential to put a good amount of thought and consideration into it before you start a new weight-loss plan. Medifast reviews make it clear that this is a very personal thing and you need to really think about your situation when deciding if Medifast is right for you or not.  

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    *Individual results will vary.

    Information on this website is not to replace the advise of the doctor, but rather for general education purposes. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease and should not be considered as medical advice. Always consult your doctor before starting any diet or taking any dietary supplements.

    Articles, reviews and investigations are our own opinion, and written based on the information publicly available or simply contacting the companies. We try our best to stay up to date with constantly changing information. If you find any information inaccurate, please email us, we’ll verify for accuracy and update it.

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    Slimgenics

    "Slimgenics works toward balanced hormones, eliminated toxins, reduced inflammation, and benefits to your digestive system"

    Slimgenics

    Slimgenics has been around since 2003, both in clinics and online. It is a guaranteed diet program which is certified by health professionals offering comprehensive, guided educational services to get people to a healthy and manageable weight. Slimgenics works toward balanced hormones, eliminated toxins, reduced inflammation, and benefits to your digestive system. This diet is made especially for women and can be used by nursing mothers, people with medical issues, diabetic concerns, creative workplace programs, and more. Oh, and exercise is not required.

    Current clinic locations exist in Colorado, Minnesota, and Ohio, with plenty of sites in each state. You do have to enroll in a program to use Slimgenics properly, but signing up gets you a personalized nutrition profile, body fat analysis, and a four-phase weight loss/weight management program. This program includes nutrition education and healthy living advice such as support materials, nutritional curriculum, and one on one support, up to six visits a week. That is, of course, if you are lucky enough to live in Colorado, Minnesota, or Ohio and can attend to the program in person. If not, you can still do the program with a consultant over the phone. No matter what you will get individualized attention, one on one support, and targeted supplementation chosen through your one on one counseling.

    Slimgenics is personalized; even children ages 10-17 can use this diet. Medical conditions, allergies, and lifestyle preferences such as veganism or lactose intolerance all play into your specific product plan, once you talk to your nutritional counselor. Because of the variation in food, the diet fits all lifestyles. There is a food list that Slimgenics would like their users to stick to as much as possible. These items are: meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, legumes, fruits, vegetables, starches, dairy products, and healthy fats, all meant to maintain an active metabolism in the body. Sticking with these foods is not only intended to keep the person happy and healthy, but helps change their life through nutritional advice, support, and supplements. Pre-packaged frozen foods are available as well. There does seem to be some apparent concerns about the supplements and packaged food. The main concerns include the price and how hard they push for customer purchase, but there is also worry about what is in the supplements. The supplements are full of artificial ingredients like aspartame, chemicals, and other synthetic additives. Aside from the unwanted ingredients, they are made up of only vitamins, and fiber, which a person shouldn't need unless they are not eating a balanced diet, which places the diet itself into question.

    There are more than supplements made to be taken along with the diet. “Thermo-boost” drinks are also part of the supplements, which are meant to drink daily while working out. The idea behind Slimgenics is that body temperature can help control your metabolism, which is the process by which available nutrients in your body convert to energy. The hotter you run, the better your metabolism runs according to Slimgenics, meaning that Slimgenics is a metabolism booster. Metabolism itself is an important thing to understand before embarking on this diet. The function of your metabolism is to maintain the state of living cells. It does this by converting food into energy. This happens when calories in the foods and beverages that you consume are combined with oxygen to release the energy your body needs to keep running. The simple idea behind Slimgenics is to keep your body running at a higher temperature to keep your metabolism from being sluggish. The more energy you have, the more you move, the more weight you are capable of losing. If you want to lose weight, you need your metabolism running at optimal speed and temperature. Slimgenics claims it can make that happen.

    There seems to be a lot of support for the program online, with forums to trade Slimgenics recipes or YouTube videos giving you tips and tricks. This product will hit you right in the wallet though. If you are not lucky enough to live near one of the centers, it will cost you $80 just to register for the materials and to gain access to the online adviser. For another $230 you get the “essential weight-loss starter kit” which is a box of supplement powders, pills, and “thermo-snacks.” You can also get a larger premium

    kit for $460, and you will need to buy extra “thermo-snacks” for another $250. This is not a diet for the poor. When a customer goes into a clinic, they run into salespeople who work on commission and are hungry for a sale. They will put enormous pressure on anyone who walks in the store, and this can lead to people who typically could not afford it, getting pressured into spending the money. The real problem here is that when you sign up with Slimgenics, you are signing a contract. You can't just stop if you want to. You are contractually bound to buy so much a month. There is speculation that this is where part of Slimgenics success and guarantee of weight loss comes in because people can't quit.

    The company's website says, “All of these weight-loss programs are expected to help you look and feel better, increase your energy levels, improve your health, increase your self-confidence, lose weight safely, become more active, sleep better, increase your productivity, and get a job promotion.,” but doesn't say much else about the product itself, or how the program works. It also doesn't mention any side effects, claiming anyone above the age of 10 can use this product. Although there are some major concerns for the worsening of people who have the following risk factors: diabetes, heart conditions, high blood pressure, arthritis and joint pain, high cholesterol, thyroid disease, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and cancer. Most of this is due to the ingredients in the “thermo-snacks” which are required to participate in the program.

    Some reviews online are negative. Many of the poor reviews have to do with how much money you have to spend, and customer service. You are allowed to call for free to talk to someone who will help you with whatever you're struggling with up, to six times a week. Most reviewers are quite mad because when they called in, the person who answered the phone was never a dietitian, but instead, they got a call bank full of people who only repeated themselves. These phone operators trained in what the company does, but not in the ability to help a customer in need, leaving people wanting.

    The good reviews, which there are a lot of as well, seem to like three things: the taste, that it curbs hunger, and that it gives you tons of energy. These people absolutely love “thermo-boost” drinks, which you can get on Amazon for about $50. For around the same price, you can get Slimgenics alpha-slim carb blockers, which claims to “block up to 300 calories per meal as well as reduce cravings, increase fat burning, and it promotes healthy weight loss.” For $145 on Amazon, you can also get Slimgenics “Thermo-Slim” herbal metabolizer & fat burner pills which claim to “suppress appetite, reduce water retention and decrease cravings, cleanse & detoxify” and it “supports liver and kidney function.” Because you can buy most products needed for the diet on Amazon, many people use the products without the personal counseling or other perks you get when you join. Slimgenics lists the ingredients on their products, so with some things, like “Omega Slim,” the ingredients listed are Omega 3, 6, and 9. That is easy to get at your local drug store without paying the prices at Slimgenics. These people have an online community themselves. From the looks of it, they are doing well with their weight loss.

    Slimgenics seems to have a lot of pros and a few cons that are hard to swallow. Obviously, a con is the price. This program will cost you a lot of money. Another disadvantage is that you have to sign a contract. Make sure you have the money to do it for the allotted time of the agreement. One more con, those who want to eat clean will not be happy with this diet. There are several chemicals added to the snacks and package food. We can't forget that going into the stores, or even over the phone, you are going to get a lot of pressure put on you to buy. Make sure you are ready for that and go in with a limit you are willing to spend. The pros are many. At home, counseling is a great perk. Having the program be individualized for you couldn't be easier. Being able to use fresh food or get packaged delivery makes it easy for everyone.

    The program is meant to be life-changing, teaching you how to eat right for the rest of your life. The snacks and booster drinks taste great. It seems to be a highly praised diet for those who can afford it, and who can go to the clinics. If you have food concerns, a small pocketbook, or need to do the program online, this is probably not the diet for you.

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    DASH Diet Review

    The DASH Diet was originally created to help a person lower their blood pressure and that was it, but it soon morphed ito an actual diet program. According to the DASH Diet anyone can accomplish lower blood pressure and even lower weight by simply eating all the foods that are good for them, and it can happen in under 14 days.* This includes foods rich in potassium, calcium, protein and fiber. The DASH diet also says to lay off the sweets and cut salt usage way down. They say because the eating program is heavy in fruits, vegetables, and protein it will most definitely help with weight loss when followed. There are regular, vegetarian, vegan, and kosher options available when looking into this diet program.

    How The DASH Diet Works

    The DASH Diet was developed with the help of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. There are two free guides that can be read on how to institute the DASH Diet, one that is short and one that is long.
    Basically, both tell you the same thing which is to eat all the things you were taught were good for you when you were growing up. This includes fruits, vegetables and lean meats. Conversely, you should also stay away from foods that you might like, but ones that will be bad for you. This will include sugary and fatty foods as well as excessive amounts of red meat. Salt is also considered a no-no.

    Do Dieters Lose Weight On The DASH Diet?

    The DASH Diet has proven effective for weight loss when followed properly. However, this is not always as easy as it sounds. Dieters who design a meal plan with a calorie deficit will obviously have more success with weight loss, but the diet is geared more at attacking high blood pressure and weight loss is really a secondary goal of the diet. Therefore, any weight loss that is enjoyed will likely not be as dramatic as many dieters might hope for.

    Does The DASH Diet Conform To Accepted Dietary Guidelines?

    Using the 2017 Dietary Guidelines for Americans as a benchmark, the DASH Diet easily conforms in the areas of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Even salt can be kept at acceptable levels when the DASH Diet is followed properly.
    Other “nutrients of concern” such as fiber, potassium, calcium, Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin D are also usually right on. Because the diet was designed for health more than for weight loss it is much more conforming in these areas as opposed to other “fad” diets on the market today.

    Is the DASH Diet Easy to Follow?

    The DASH Diet is a very well balanced and very healthy diet to be on. However, that doesn’t mean it is an easy diet to stick to. While the rules aren’t complicated, following them can be tricky at times. This is because of the fact that the diet cuts out a lot of sweets and other food favorites which can tend to prompt some cheating. Too much cheating can prove detrimental to the success of the DASH Diet.* Side effects can also cause difficulty when getting started on this program because you will be taking away rather addictive foods that cause withdrawal symptoms (sugar, I'm referring to you!).

    How Much Does The DASH Diet Cost?

    The DASH Diet can be costly due to what you will eat while on the diet. Because you will have to stick to a specific list of foods that are acceptable and those foods are all on the more natural and fresh side, you can expect to pay for it. Fresh and wholesome foods will always cost you more than processed and frozen foods and if you like brand names you will pay more in that area as well. On top of the actual food costs there are books to read on how to actually follow the diet, and you can find them on Amazon for around $15.00.

    Does the DASH Diet Allow for Restrictions and Preferences?

    Yes. This includes the needs of those who want to go gluten-free, low to no salt, Kosher, Halal, vegan or vegetarian. The DASH Diet is easily formed into almost anything you need it to be and can easily meet your personal dietary needs. For that reason, this program can be easily molded into your eating habits already.

    What is the Role of Exercise with the DASH Diet?

    The DASH Diet highly encourages participants to exercise. However, this is again for health purposes and not so much as an added way to lose weight. The DASH Diet recommends those who are not used to physical activity to start out with light activity and then build from there. This can include walking, gardening, or even light aerobic workouts.
    The bottom line is that they want everyone to stay active and stay moving. The DASH Diet is a big proponent on setting goals and then sticking to those goals and the area of exercise is no different.

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    Strobing: A Trending Technique Used For Both Make-up and Hair

    In the midst of focusing on bettering your insides and getting healthier from the inside out, do not forget to keep up with your natural beauty routine as well..

    In the midst of focusing on bettering your insides and getting healthier from the inside out, do not forget to keep up with your natural beauty routine as well. Some of us like to throw on our moisturizer and call it a day, where some of us find joy in putting on make-up and throwing a few curls in our hair. Every lady is different, but for those of you that like primping a little more, we have some insight on the latest trend to have you feeling fresh and beautiful as you leave the house.

    Make-Up

    I am sure you have all heard of contouring, as it has gained a lot of popularity over the past couple of years. This shading with bronzers allows us to accent certain areas and create a chiseled look with shadows using darker pigmented powders. The new trend is just the opposite of that: strobing. Strobing is a lovely new term that we use to describe the dewy look you can achieve with highlighting. Harper’s BAZAAR refers to strobing as the “yin to the yang of contouring.” Contouring is more of a sculpting technique whereas strobing provides a glamorous dewy look. Ultimately, it comes down to preference, but strobing is all of the buzz when it comes to runway and magazine spreads. Although Kim Kardashian swears by contouring as evident in her photos, many celebrities such as Gigi Hadid go for the highlighted look. Strobing uses light tones and shimmer to draw attention to cheekbones leaving you with a radiant glowing look. Many beauty consultants tend to side with strobing as its light reflective elements are fantastic for any age and skin tone.

    Taking the trendy art of strobing one step-further, it can be applied to your hair as well. You may not be able to inform your hair stylist that you want to contour your hair color for a more flattering look, but you most definitely can “strobe” it.

     Hair

    You may be confused because many of us could just say we want highlights in our hair. The difference is that strobing actually tailors your color to your personal head shape. The idea of strobing, is to add more highlights and shimmer to the areas where the sun hits to radiate a beautiful color and look. Strobing is not a term as simply applied as balayage or ombre for that matter. By strobing your hair color, you are putting lighter tones and darker tones in places where it will create a hair color unique to you.

    Whether you have a trip to the nearest Sephora or an upcoming appointment with your hair stylist in store, consider this trend for the near future and you may be surprised at how you feel. We all get tired of the usual looks because they start to feel mundane, yet the transition to a new look can be frightening as well. Let the spring season and new healthy lifestyles you are undergoing take you one step further into creating your most beautiful and happy self!

     

    Resources

    “The Strobing Trend Has Now Jumped from Makeup to Hair.” InStyle.com. Web.

    “Strobing vs. Contouring.” Harper's BAZAAR. 2015. Web.

    “Strobing Is the New Contouring. Here's How to Do It Without Looking Like a Hot Mess.” Cosmopolitan. 2015. Web.

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    Spice It Up!

    Many may hear spicy and automatically rule it out, but truth is you are missing out on some great health benefits when you take this approach (or lack of, for that matter).

    The beauty to spicy foods is that you can alter the intensity to whatever works best for you! Many may hear spicy and automatically rule it out, but truth is you are missing out on some great health benefits when you take this approach (or lack of, for that matter).

    There are a multitude of options when it comes to spices and spicy foods. As you get a little more cultured with your food and move away from the typical Tabasco, and Mexican Cholula, you will discover the Asian foods have many delicious spicy options as well. Although we are most familiar with condiments like Sriracha (as it started being incorporated into most dishes in recent years), sambals are gaining popularity as well. Sambal is a term used to describe a hot sauce derived of chili peppers and other flavors. Whereas Sriracha is of Thai descent, sambals are mainly from Indonesia and Malaysia. Sambals are mainly made of muddled chili peppers. Let’s take a look as to why these condiments and sauces are so beneficial to our health:

    Weight Loss

    We all love how exciting it is to lose weight with no effort. Even better, losing weight while adding flavor to our favorite dishes at the same time. When you consume chili peppers, the spiciness releases adrenalin into the bloodstream causing the breakdown of fat. When you see people sweating or your body temperature heating up, it takes the breakdown of calories to produce that energy, in turn burning calories.

    Other Benefits Include

    • Clear Congestion
    • Cardiovascular Benefits
    • Boost Immunity
    • Natural Pain Relief
    • Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    • Help Stop the Spread of Prostate Cancer
    • Fight Inflammation
    • Prevent Stomach Cancer

    *Keep in mind that many sambal recipes include sugar so check out this recipe for a healthy sambal recipe to add to your shrimp or chicken and spice it up!

    Paleo Sambal Recipe

    Yields: ½ Cup

    Ingredients

    • 4-5 Dried Red Chiles
    • 1 Tablespoon Vinegar
    • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Aminos
    • ¼ Cup Lime Juice
    • ½ Teaspoon Salt

    Directions

    Begin by removing the stems from the red chilies, and chop them up very finely. Then heat up the lime juice and vinegar and mix well. Place the chopped chilies into the heated limejuice and vinegar and let them steep until the juices start mixing and combine in color. Lastly, add in the coconut aminos, salt, and added cayenne pepper is always an option. Enjoy!

     

     

    Resources:

    “Chili Pepper, Dried.” The World's Healthiest Foods. The George Mateljan Foundation. Web.

    “Chili Sauces Explained: Sriracha, Sambal Oelek, and Chili Garlic Sauce.” Eat It Atlanta Atlanta Restaurant Cooking Food Blog RSS. 2008. Web.

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    We Can’t All Be “The Rock”

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is an icon in not only the Hollywood world, but in fitness and exercise as well..

    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is an icon in not only the Hollywood world, but in fitness and exercise as well. His figure is very recognizable and may be an idol to many of you men out there looking for fitspiration. “The Rock” has been working on his figure day in and day out for years and years. At the age of 43 today, he is still in killer shape partly due to the routine he acquired in his part-time professional wrestling career, his roles in movies, and his reputation of course.

    Why are we honing in on someone so extreme as ‘The Rock’?

    Recently in the media, a man by the username nycballer was featured in a story covered by E! News. He is a man in his late 30’s that felt like he needed a change in his life, just as many of us have recently decided. It is tempting to just go cold turkey into a new workout and eating plan. Dive right in and leave your old habits behind. As great and doable as that may sound with enough inspiration, it is just not reasonable.

    Here is a little comedic relief to have you know that you are not alone when you put all your eggs in one basket, and think that your lifestyle will be able to change overnight. This man took it upon himself to follow the in-depth routine (including food prep and workouts) that “The Rock” had detailed in articles such as one featured on BodyBuilding.com. Including everything from the grind in the workouts that begin with a 30 to 50 minute run at 4 a.m., interrupted by breakfast, then continued with steel. This breakfast is not your typical breakfast; it requires steak, two cups of oatmeal, eggs, etc. Once he eats breakfast, he hits the weight room for training. As a general description of the workout, he lifts ”heavy, hard, and often.”

    This nycballer, made it halfway through his 30-day challenge before he realized it really was just unattainable. I am certain that with gradual effort and continuous hard work he may reach these goals, and somewhere down the line a similar physique, but that is just not reality in a month or two or even three for that matter. “The Rock” replied to this man’s efforts with a tweet saying:

    “Uh oh. This kind of only works if you train 2 times a day, work 14hrs on set and are half Samoan/Half Black. And cuss. ”

    He said it himself. For all of you that have been following your favorite Instagram models, exercise bloggers, and incredibly fit celebrities let them be an inspiration and motivation. Do not get yourself thinking you can become them overnight! Now go out and start tweaking your daily routine, to one day get to where you want to be!

     

    References:

    • “Train Like Dwayne ”The Rock” Johnson!” Bodybuilding.com. 2015. Web.
    • “The Rock Playfully Tweets About Man Copying His Diet and Fitness Plan.” E! Online. Web.

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