Body Reset- Nutella or Body Reset Diet Nutrition?

diet, dr gary arbuckle, Body Reset Diet Breakfast, Body Reset Diet Nutrition, healthy breakfast, Nutrition, nutritious eating, Nutritious Body Reset Diet, nutritious meals, Self Improvement, whole body healthI just saw a television commercial that was very disturbing.  The commercial shows children at breakfast time and they are very disappointed at their drab toast that they have to choke down for their morning meal.  I immediately thought, “Oh these poor kids!  Their life must be so terrible.  They have to eat toast for breakfast.  Life is just the absolute pits.”  And let’s face it; they have every reason to be in such a downer mood.  Their mom serves them toast for breakfast

Next, we get the message that mom just seems to be out of options at this point.  She literally has run out of ideas for breakfast and has nowhere to go and no one to turn to.  She has obviously run completely out of options if the kids are looking at toast for breakfast.  What is a mom to do?  Her kids are not eating their breakfast!

Well not to worry everyone.  She has suddenly come across the answer.  She has come up with a brilliant idea. Here is where the commercial goes from bad to horrible, and from horrible to insulting.  Pure insult.  I was offended on a deep level when I was watching this train wreck unfold right before my eyes.  They actually tried to have this idea of mom’s to somehow be what they call a “win-win”.

So, what is this magic thing that is going to turn this situation around and save the day?  Why it’s Nutella!  That’s right.  The fantastic idea that this mom came up with is to serve Nutella on toast for breakfast.  What? How is this a good idea?  Knowing that this is the reaction of everyone that has a brain, two eyes, and is breathing, the commercial makes an attempt to take us over to the dark side.

Here is the pitch/reason/excuse…or whatever you want to call it.  The mom goes on to tell us the upside to Nutella.  What are the positives of Nutella you ask?  Well, mom says that it is made with what can only be described as the jackpot of nutrition:  Real hazelnuts, skim milk, and a hint of cocoa.

This lady just tried to sell me on the fact that because Nutella has in it hazelnut, milk, and chocolate, it is somehow good for you.  No, the commercial does not come out and say that Nutella is “part of this nutritious breakfast”.  She doesn’t even say that it is “part of this complete breakfast”.  She tells me that it is “wholesome”.  She uses the word wholesome.  I looked up the definition of wholesome and found out that it means:  1. Conductive to or suggestive of good health and physical well-being, and 2.  Conductive to or promotion moral well-being.  Can someone please tell me how?

Just to reinforce the fact that I am not necessarily against to Nutella, I went to the cabinet, and got out the jar of Nutella.  As I glanced at the ingredients, I noticed that in a serving of Nutella, it was basically two things, fat and sugar.  Needless to say, I was crestfallen.  It was a big blow in my hopes in finding something that was low in sugar and balanced in it’s macronutrients.

Not giving up, and giving this mom on TV the benefit of the doubt, I went to the micro-nutrients to see if they were loaded with natural occurring vitamins and minerals that I somehow didn’t know existed in this thing called the hazelnut.

Well, needless to say, I was devastated once again.  I found that it contains 0% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, and a whopping 4% Calcium and Iron.  No other nutrients were listed.  I don’t think they forgot to tell us anything about all the other vitamins and minerals that were not listed on the label.  I’m going to go out on a limb and conclude that there simply are no other nutrients that need to be listed because Nutella has no other nutritional value to it.

I would have laughed, but it was just too pitiful.  It was frightening to see.  Let me say again at this point and I’m sure everyone can agree with me that Nutella is just about the most delicious spread you can ever enjoy.  It is amazingly tasty.  I do enjoy it once in a while.

Let me be perfectly clear.  My problem is not with Nutella.  The problem is how they are advertising Nutella.  My problem is with the whole attitude, approach, and mindset of everyone involved.  Please don’t try and tell me that it’s a wonderful wholesome product that should be consumed every morning for breakfast and that somehow it not only tastes good, but is somehow “suggestive of good health and physical well-being”.  It’s not!  It’s a treat.  It’s dessert.  It’s not breakfast.  It is not balanced in it’s macronutrients and has little to no value in it’s micro-nutrients.  It’s not a “win-win” for everybody involved.  It’s actually a “lose-lose”.

It’s a loss for the kids because they have started the day off on the wrong foot.  They have just gone all night without food and now they are going to put in their bodies something that is full of empty calories.  It’s a loss for mom, because now she has either given up on life or has no idea in the world what is good for her kids to eat.

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Cleaning the “Swamp” Out with the Body Reset Diet

body detoxification, Clean body, dr gary arbuckle, Body Reset diet, Body Reset program, Body Reset weight loss, Nutrition, treating diet symptoms, true diet solutions, whole body healthCan I start by quoting someone that lived over 100 years ago? Her name was Florence Nightingale. She was a nurse that took care of soldiers and helped them recover from injury and disease. She described a unique concept back in the 1850s :

The swamp breeds the mosquitoes; the mosquitoes don’t create the swamp.

To take the phrase literally, its seems pretty obvious and I doubt anyone would have a problem agreeing with this fact. The truth is that stagnant water attracts mosquitoes. If you let water sit for a period of time, something happens to the surroundings and it attracts mosquitoes. It is an environment where they can live and breed. They have found a home and have to problem setting up shop for as long as the environment allows them to be there.

The opposite is hardly the case. Mosquitoes don’t land in a random location and after a while a swamp suddenly grows under their feet…or wings. They don’t have the power to change the environment to fit them any more than we have the ability to control the weather to fit our schedule.

Well, the same is true with our health. The only problem is that many believe the ridiculous notion that mosquitoes create the swamp. You probably believe it and don’t even know it. I’ll show you. You probably think that it works like this: You are healthy, a germ lands on you, then you get sick. See, I told you. Well, I’d like to be the first to tell you, or hopefully I’d like to be the one that is reminding you of the fact that this is an incorrect way of thinking.

Just because a “germ” lands on you, doesn’t mean you are going to get sick. Think of it this way. Two people get sneezed on. One of them gets sick and the other doesn’t. It happens all the time. The difference is the environment that the germ discovers when it lands. If your body is more like a swamp, (stagnant, neglected, and dirty) then you are going to get sick. If your body is strong, clean, and healthy, there is no way that germ stands a chance of surviving.

The message is clear. If you are not enjoying good health, you need to concentrate on cleaning the swamp instead of getting rid of the mosquitoes. If you clean out your body, the mosquitoes will not be able to survive. When health is our objective, the results that we want will take care of themselves.

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Ab Routines for Overweight People and the Body Reset Diet

body reset exercises, dr gary arbuckle exercises, Body Reset diet crunches, Body Reset diet new year, Body Reset diet stomach exercisesLast week we talked about stomach toning exercises, but what if you’re looking for a more moderate kind of workout? Many of us have gotten out of shape since the holidays, so you may be dealing with a few extra pounds. No worries! We’ve got an ab routine that’ll be right up your alley.

Just remember, this isn’t a “quick fix” solution for your desired weight loss goals. But if you take everything one day at a time, you’ll hit your goals before you know it. Please read the Healthy Tips Blog article below to learn more and potentially enhance the Body Reset program‘s effectiveness!

Several people workout to preserve their form, while others do it simply for the energy boost they get. But most of the time, peopleworkout for reason that they desire to reduceweight. That is why there are abdominal work outsalso customized for those tilted on the heavy side. It is important not to forget that not all physicalexercises suit everyone. Obese individuals are more likely to get injured while performing particular physical exercises that look to be a piece of cake to those already in top shape. Hence, beginning an abdominal muscle workout program can seem like a discouraging task to weighty individuals.

In order to perform this, some requires to start on the beginner’s level, and then slowly move up to advanced levels once you are certain that your physical structure can already handle it. The secret is to develop a solid core in order to handle works out with high difficulty stages. It also helps decrease the chance for muscleinjuries.

What you need to remember in doing ab workouts for overweight people is to focus on just one work out at one time. Do not stress yourself too much. Remember that your immediate goal is to first slenderize.; having the perfect body should only be a secondary goal. Once you have perfected one exercise, you can have your ab program a step advanced by adding some other exercise and shifting back and forth between the two.

An example of an abs work out that can be executed by novices are the standard crunches. Yet, this may be quite difficult for obese beginners, so the use of an exercise ball during bent knee crunches can help very much, since this can aid the person in correct positioning. First, lie flat on your exercise mat. Your legs should be bent and your knees should be positioned on top of the work outball. To make sure that you are in the right position, ensure that the back of your thighs are contacting the ball. Your arms should be intersected through your chest, not situated posterior your head, so as to avoid any possible neck traumas. Slowly raise your upper body by crunching up, making sure that your shoulders lift from the mat. Hold this position for a couple of seconds and perform this for 10 repetitions.

Less Complicated than the primary crunches is marching. Marching is known to be a cardio workout, but it aids your abdominals too when you do it in lying. To start, you should lie on your back with knees bent, feet flat on the floor, and arms at the sides. Raise 1 leg and draw it close to you as much as you can. Maintain this position for a minute, then turn back to starting position and do it with the other leg. You should repeat this ten times for each leg.

Apart from abdominal workouts, heavy and fat individuals should focus on exercising cardiovascular workouts so that it will be simpler for them to take in more progressive abs routines in the future.

Find out how you can get 6 pack abs with these simple abs routine. Visit us now and get ripped abs which you have always been fantasizing.

 

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Tips for Staying Motivated with Body Reset

Dr Gary Arbuckle, exercise goals, diet motivation, sticking with your fitness program, track diet progress, staying fitNow that January has past, statistics show that many of us begin to lose interest and the motivation to stick with our New Year’s Resolution to follow an exercise and fitness program.  It’s a never ending battle for most, but if you create a specific plan tailored to your goals and interests, it may just be the determining factor to keep you on the road to success!

The LQQkinGood blog shares many of the same ideas and tips as Body Reset to help you regain control, get moving, and have fun! Read on to discover more tips for staying motivated and maintaining a healthy lifestyle by balancing your diet and exercise with Body Reset.

Fitness programs: 10 tips for staying motivated

Are you having trouble sticking with your fitness program? Stay motivated with these 10 simple tips.

Have you ever started a fitness program and then quit? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. Many people start fitness programs but stop when they get bored or results come too slowly. Here are 10 tips to help you stay motivated.

  1. Set goals.  Start with simple goals and then progress to longer range goals. Remember to make your goals realistic and achievable. It’s easy to get frustrated and give up if your goals are too ambitious. If you haven’t exercised in a while, a short-term goal might be to walk five minutes once or twice a day. An intermediate goal might be to walk 20 minutes three or four times a week. A long-term goal might be to complete a 5K walk.
  2. Start slowly. If you push yourself too hard at first, you may be forced to abandon your program because of pain or injury. It’s better to start slowly and progress gradually.
  3. Think variety. Vary your activities to keep boredom at bay. Alternate walking or biking with swimming or a low-impact aerobics class. When the weather cooperates, do your flexibility or stretching exercises outside. Play soccer with your kids. Join a health club or martial arts center to broaden your access to different forms of exercise.
  4. Have fun. You’re more likely to stick with an exercise program if you’re having fun. If you’re not enjoying your workouts, try something different. Join a volleyball or softball league. Take a ballroom dancing class. Trade your running shoes for a swimsuit. Remember, exercise doesn’t have to be drudgery.
  5. Make physical activity part of your daily routine. If it’s hard to find time for exercise, don’t fall back on excuses. Schedule workouts as you would any other important activity. You can also slip in physical activity throughout the day. Be creative! Take a walk during your child’s music lesson. Take the stairs instead of the elevator at work. Pedal a stationary bike or do strength training exercises with resistance tubing while you watch TV at night.
  6. Put it on paper. Are you hoping to lose weight? Boost your energy? Sleep better? Manage a chronic condition? Write it down! Seeing the benefits of regular exercise on paper may help you stay motivated.
  7. Seek support. You’re not in this alone. Invite a friend or co-worker to join you when you exercise. Work out with your spouse or your kids. Take a class at a local fitness center.
  8. Track your progress. It may help to keep an exercise diary. Record what you did during each exercise session, how long you exercised and how you felt afterward. Recording your efforts can help you work toward your goals — and remind you that you’re making progress.
  9. Reward yourself. After each exercise session, take a few minutes to sit down and relax. Reflect on what you’ve just accomplished. Savor the good feelings that exercise gives you. This type of internal reward can help you make a long-term commitment to regular exercise. External rewards can help, too. When you reach a longer range goal, treat yourself to a new pair of walking shoes or new tunes to enjoy while you exercise.
  10. Be flexible. If you’re too busy to work out or simply don’t feel up to it, take a day or two off. Be gentle with yourself if you need a break. The important thing is to get back on track as soon as you can.
Now that you’re enthusiastic again, get moving! Set your goals, make it fun and pat yourself on the back from time to time. Remember, physical activity is for life. Review these tips whenever you feel your motivation sliding.
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Best New Years Resolution? Ditch Dieting with Body Reset

Body Reset Diet, doctor gary arbuckle, dr gary arbuckle, Gary Arbuckle, Healthy Diet, New Year's Resolutions, Nutrition New Year’s resolutions come and go like the wind, but your healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to. It’s easy to say you’ll make a big change in your life, but actually following through with staying power is very difficulty in a frantic, busy world. Consistency is key.

Traditional diets have you starving yourself or eating unhealthy, unbalanced meals. That’s how Body Reset is different from all the other “Me-To” diet companies out there. It seems that another industry expert agrees with the thought that we should change our lifestyles rather than pursuing fads in the following “Rebecca thinks…” blog post.

Best New Year’s Resolution: Ditch Dieting!

What kind of new year’s resolution have you made for 2012?

Odds are at least one of them has to do with losing weight. Unfortunately, as many people have found over the years, this strategy does not work. Research has shown that diets don’t work, and that although people tend to lose weight initially, the weight plus more tends to return shortly after. We need to accept that fat doesn’t necessarily mean unhealthy, and thin doesn’t always correlate to being healthy. What works is having healthy habits that can carry you through life, and part of that means celebrating holidays and life milestones with family, friends and often times food.

But Rebecca, what about all the weight I gained over the holidays?

It’s actually a myth that people gain significant weight over the holidays. There is a general fear of gaining 10 or 15 pounds, when in fact, the average person only gains 1-2 pounds of extra weight during those holiday months. It’s long term behaviors that impact siginificant weight gain, and in turn, it’s healthy long term behaviors that impact weight loss. Depriving yourself to “be good” can lead to overindulgence later, so why not have 1 or 2 cookies now instead of 10 cookies later?

You can’t go wrong with self care

For almost everyone, it’s not healthy, realistic or even feasible to count every calorie eaten and every calorie burned. What’s important is to practice self care, and mindful eating. We should exercise because it’s good for our minds and bodies, not purely to stay thin. We should eat balanced, nutritious meals because our bodies need fuel and nutrients. Eat for hunger (not for boredom, stress, etc.), enjoy the foods of the season, and then get back to your normal, healthy routine. You will be less anxious, happier, and despite your fears, you will most likely still fit into the clothes you were wearing before Thanksgiving.

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Staying Fit — Even with a Desk Job — with Body Reset!

doctor gary arbuckle, dr gary arbuckle, Gary ArbuckleIt’s kind of ironic. Many of us work hard to either graduate from college or get promoted so we can land the ever-so-coveted “desk job.” Yet this can actually be detrimental to your health! A sedentary lifestyle is no good at the end of the day, even if you are making a lot more money. But you don’t have to let such a predicament get you down.

The Diet Blog has a few healthy tips for you that follow good, common sense. Whether it’s exercising, eating right, or getting your system back under control with Body Reset, we aim to help you live a better, healthier life starting today! Read on to learn more.

Simple Ways Keep Fit With a Desk Job

We all know that sedentary lifestyles and desk jobs can make people fat. But, is this lifestyle something that we can modify and increase our chances of staying slim?

When I started my first desk job, within a few weeks, I noticed a change in my physique. The busier I got, the less time I had for exercise and the more sedentary I became.

My calorie level stayed about the same and I realized I gained a pound or two. A small weight fluctuation isn’t such a big deal, but over the course of a year or five years, that could result in major weight gain.

Top 4 tips to keep the pounds off at work:

  1. Schedule your exercise. If you don’t plan it into your day, it won’t get done. Other things will begin to seem more important and will become your new habit and routine if exercise is not scheduled in. Make a plan to exercise everyday or choose the two most hectic days of your week as your days off.
  2. Exercise close to home or work. The less you have to travel, the more likely you will be able to exercise. Try walking around your neighborhood or do a home exercise DVD. Jump rope in your basement or find a hill nearby to walk up and down. If you belong to a gym, make sure it is within a five minute drive and is open when you want to exercise.
  3. Every little bit counts. Even if you can only fit in 15 to 20 minutes, any exercise is better than nothing. The goal is to try to break a sweat everyday. Park your car far away from your job. Walk up and down the stairs at work or take five minute walking breaks whenever you can as blood flow increases productivity after all.
  4. Bring your lunch. It is likely your total calorie burn will be less while working a desk job, so you will need to eat lower calorie lunches and snacks. Bringing a lunch is one of the best ways to control your calorie intake. Remember to focus on fruits and veggies for your meals and snacks.

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