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    Kick Your Weekday Menu Up a Notch with Breakfast for Dinner

     |  Breakfasts, Foodie Flavor  | 
    If you’re anything like me, breakfast is the most important and most delicious meal of the day. With so many amazing breakfast recipes, why limit eggs, pancakes and french toast  to the first half of the day? One of my favorite meals is breakfast for dinner. There is something comforting about a warm, hearty breakfast, especially in the evening when the sun dips and the temperature drops. Try your hand at a late-night wake up with one of these indulgent recipes. Maple Brown Sugar Pancakes 2 eggs, beaten 2 ounces 1% or 2% milk 1 ounce...

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    6 Reasons You Should Add Lemon to Your Water

    Adding a slice of lemon to a glass of water may seem common, but the benefits of this simple concoction are anything but ordinary. Water is essential to life, and SlimGenics recommends drinking 80 ounces of water per day. Lemon adds a zesty new spin to plain water. Just squeeze half a lemon into chilled, room temperature or warm water (or a whole lemon if you are over 150 pounds). Lemons are packed with nutrients like vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, calcium, iron, magnesium, folate, potassium and fiber. Besides adding flavor to your drink, lemon...

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    Your Healthy Memorial Day BBQ Menu

    This Memorial Day, fight for the right to be healthy! With these easy replacements, you can substitute your favorite unhealthy BBQ items with healthy alternatives. Don’t give up on your strawberry shortcake just yet; we’ve got you covered with this healthy revamp to your Memorial Day BBQ menu. Who says you can’t stay on plan and still enjoy a fun, delicious BBQ with friends and family? Here is everything you need for a healthy Memorial Day barbeque. There is something for every taste on this menu, which is packed with flavors from savory...

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    New Study Shows Vitamin D Benefits Weight Loss

     |  Supplementation, Your Health  | 
    Vitamin D and Weight Loss The results are in—vitamin D does contribute to healthy weight loss! A new study published emphasizes the positive affects of vitamin D on weight loss.  The study, presented at the European Congress on Obesity in Prague, was conducted by an Italian team headed by Luisella Vigna, M.D. and colleagues from the University of Milan. The researchers discovered that vitamin D deficiency does have a direct correlation to a higher risk of obesity and obesity-related complications. The study involved a group of 400 overweight...

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    Get Saucy with these Healthy Condiment Alternatives

     |  Foodie Flavor  | 
    Let’s face it, we love our condiments, but the majority of sauces  are packed with calories, sodium, sugar, fat and more. Incorporating  sauces and marinades to your meal is a common habit for those who love some additional flavor. You may live for  adding ketchup, BBQ sauce, teriyaki sauce, mayonnaise-based sauces and other options to your  entrees, but you may not be aware that sometimes you are   making a healthy meal heavy and fattening. But don't give up your sauce habit just yet! Try these fresh and healthy alternatives so you can...

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    Your Guide to Healthy Grocery Shopping

    Healthy grocery shopping is one of the most important aspects of preparation for your weight-loss journey. Knowing how, when and where to shop as well as how to properly navigate the busy store once you are inside are key ingredients to help you prepare for successful weight loss. These tips will assist you with avoiding off-plan foods and setting yourself up for achievement on your SlimGenics weight-loss plan. Before stocking up on your favorite healthy foods, read these additional tips to grocery shop for success! Eat Before One of the...

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    Healthy Mother’s Day Brunch Menu

    Today is Mother's Day--the designated day to celebrate mom and all she does for you. Nothing that says Thank You more than a wonderful on-plan meal. Whether you're looking for a simple menu to subtly pass off to your little ones or a husband, daughter or son hoping to cook mom a great meal, these awesome breakfast and brunch menu recipes are tasty and easy to prepare. Happy Mother's Day, let's get cooking! Mock Mimosas 1 small orange, peeled and sliced 1/3 cup diet ginger ale dash of cinnamon dash of cloves Place an orange slices in...

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    Why Fad Diets Aren’t a Sustainable Weight-Loss Solution

     |  Weight Loss Tips, Your Health  | 
    Fad diets and yo-yo dieting are popular ways to shed unwanted pounds. But many of them don’t address the root causes of weight gain and prove to be unsustainable in keeping the weight off. While in the short term they may appear to work, many are just a temporary fix, rather than a long-term solution. In fact, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition cites that close to 80 percent of dieters cannot keep the weight off! The SlimGenics STEP Program works to address and assists in correcting the underlying causes of weight gain and help clients...

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    Five Simple Recipes to Entertain this Spring

     |  Foodie Flavor  | 
    It’s officially May and there’s no better way to say goodbye to April showers and hello to the coming of summer than with some fresh,  delicious on-plan recipes, perfect for your social calendar! Warmer weather is on the horizon and it's time to start planning for outdoor parties, entertaining, picnics and more. You don’t need to be a culinary whiz to create  these simple  recipes, just follow this menu and really impress guests of any event! *Double recipes for additional  servings Ceviche de Camarón (Shrimp Ceviche) You don’t...

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    The 10 Best Supplements for Women

    Let’s face it, many of us aren’t getting the amount of vitamins and minerals we need through diet alone. That’s where supplements come in to provide the additional nutrients you may need in your everyday life. As women, we have specific health needs, which requires a different set of supplements than men. At SlimGenics we understand the benefits of proper supplementation when it comes to weight loss and healthy living. Here are our picks for the top 10 supplements every woman should take. For safest use, follow proper dosage recommendations...