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The Trials and Tribulations of trying to lose weight

Some of the many questions that I so often hear from clients is that they are tired of the yo-yo of cycling up and down with their weight. Many want to make a change in the lives because they have become so tired of living they way that they have and they are just ready. So many people ask, "How do I lose weight?'. Sounds like such a simple question, and it really has a simple answer.

I will give you the secret to weight loss. (side note: if you have underling medical issues this may not pertain to you)

Calories in = Calories out

Now what do I mean when I say that. What I'm saying is if you were to count all the calories that you consume in a day and then you calculate you basal metabolic rate you will determine how many calories that you need to consume in a day to maintain your current weight and activity level.

Does that make since?

I will break it down a little bit further and give you some resources.

  1. First you will need to figure out your basal metabolic rate. To be completely accurate, if you live in the United States you can go a physicians office and have a resting metabolic rate RMR performed. The way that they perform this test is to have you sit in a chair while your O2, CO2, and heart rate are monitored for around 15-20 minutes. To measure in the intake and output levels of this gases you have to wear a mask that will collect data of these levels. While you sit and "try and relax" all of your measurements will be taken so that you can figure out your true RMR. With all that being said you can also just go and find a calculator like this one (Click Here) and calculate your BMR. This will give you a general idea of what your BMR is at rest. Of course you can change some metric that are on this calculator but if you want to give it a try it is pretty neat to play around with.
  2. Now that you understand your BMR and caloric amount that you need for the day, you can adjust your calories that you consumer to fall approximately 500 calories less than that number.
  3. Next you need to monitor you Fat, Protein, as well as your Carbohydrate intake. A really good resource for this to help you out would be a tracker. The reason that I suggest this is not to over burden you with suggestions, this is so that you can determine for yourself what you want to make changes on. A suggested app would be Fat Secret you can find this app on the App Store with the iPhone or on Google Play whichever phone you have either way. So the goal would be to download this app and then to track exactly where you have the calories coming in from.

Ultimate Goals

So with all those nitty gritty details out of the way what is the secret. Well it is quite complicated and the formula is the secret to the weight loss. Honestly all diets will work as long as you are burning and using more calories than you consume in a day. However there is a formula that will get you there and help you take charge of your life. If you are willing to make that change then make the change, because the will to make a change has to come from within.

AdvoCare 24 Day Weight Loss Challenge

AdvoCare 24 Day ChallengeThe AdvoCare 24 Day Challenge

Are you ready to transform your body in just 24 days? Then keep reading for information about the 24 Day Challenge by AdvoCare.

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First Phase

Fiber Drink Advocare

Cleanse- The correct intake, timing, and proportions of nutrients are essential for reaching your weight loss goals. AdvoCare has done the research, and the 24 Day Challenge has you covered!  The nutrients needed in a your diet such as proteins, carbs, fats, minerals, and vitamins are crucial for weight loss.   When these nutrients are absorbed properly, you will see results in just 24 days! The beginning of this journey starts with what AdvoCare refers to as the Cleanse Phase. The Cleanse Phase consists of the first ten days of the 24 Day Challenge.  During the Cleanse Phase you will take 3 products along with being provided a suggested meal plan.

The products that accompany the meal plan ensure a healthy combination of the correct nutrients over 10 days to flush and refuel your body for a fresh start. The 24 Day Challenge Cleanse Phase includes healthy diet and exercise and cleansing your body of waste in order to prepare your body to better absorb nutrients. This is a great way to acclimate your body safely while also preparing you for new healthier habits in the future.  Unlike other fad diets with severe calorie restriction, this is a practical plan for you.

The first product Herbal Cleanse is part of the AdvoCare Herbal Cleanse system which will help you to flush your body of any waste that has collected.  Once your body has rid itself of the waste, the Herbal Cleanse will start your body down a path for optimal nutritional absorption with its unique blend of herbal ingredients which will help you prepare for the next 14 days after the initial 10 days of cleansing.

The Herbal Cleanse System includes the following:

  • ProBiotic Restore™ in the form of easy to swallow capsules (located within the Herbal Cleanse box)
  • Herbal Cleanse Tablets (these can also be found in the Herbal Cleanse Box)
  • The Last thing you will find in the kit is the AdvoCare® Fiber

These products will be used for the initial 10 days to start the cleansing process. If you would like to purchase extra AdvoCare Fiber that can be supplemented throughout the whole 24-day challenge if you feel as though your regular diet might be lacking in adequate fiber consumption.

2nd Phase

AdvoCare OmegaPlex


The second supplement in the initial Cleanse Phase is the OmegaPlex.®  This product is a blend of high quality essential ingredients consisting of Omega-3 fatty acids.  Omega-3 fatty acids are typically found in fish and are found to support heart, muscle, nerve, bone, skin, and your overall health with it comes to your immunity and how well you fight off infections.  Most people do not consume the daily recommended dose of Omega-3 fatty acids with their regular diet alone.  OmegaPlex will help to supplement your personal deficiency of Omega-3’s and help your body to function better while working to reach your weight loos goals.  AdvoCare prides itself on providing only the highest quality products so you can rest assured that the products you are consuming are of the highest quality.

AdvoCare Spark Energy Drink

The 3rd component of the Cleanse Phase is Spark®

Most people have heard of and or tried AdvoCare Spark®  

Spark®  is a very unique energy drink and stands out when compared to the tremendous plethora of energy drinks out on the market today. Spark®  is special because it contains the many nutrients that AdvoCare includes in all their products and was developed not only to aid in energy but also mental focus. One of the great benefits of Spark®  is that it is an appetite suppressant and has core nutritional value for the overall well being of the 24 Day Challenge participant.

Now that you have made it through the first 10 days... on to the Max Phase:

This phase will encompass the next 11-24 days. Max Phase is about giving your body the fuel it needs to finish strong with the results that you are looking to achieve. The Max Phase is similar to the Cleanse Phase in that it consists of 3 products to help you continue weight loss while at the same time maintaining your energy, focus, and nutrition uptake. After the 24 day challenge is completed, these products can continue to be taken daily as a supplement to a healthy lifestyle.

AdvoCare MNS3 System

The First Product is the MNS® system

The Metabolic Nutrition System or MNS® is taken during the Max Phase.  There are 3 different systems that you can choose from which all give you sustained appetite control, energy, overall wellness, and the core nutrition your body needs.

AdvoCare recommends starting off with MNS® 3 which will help aid you in your appetite control and energy level. If you are looking for an even higher level of appetite control you can choose MNS® C, or for more energy support choose MNS® E.

All of the options within the MNS® system provide core nutrition consisting of: CorePlex® (the AdvoCare multivitamin), OmegaPlex®, fat burning ingredients as well as supplements to help with overall nutrients.

The Second component to help you complete the challenge with success is...

Meal Replacement Shakes!  Many people have taken a meal replacement shake at one time or another to avoid an unhealthy snack.  However, AdvoCare's Meal Replacement Shakes are a delicious decision that can be supplemented during the second phase in your 24 Day Challenge. Each meal replacement shake contains between 22-24 grams of protein, 24 grams of carbs, 5-6 grams of fiber, 50% of the recommended daily calcium, and 26 vitamins and minerals. There are a few different flavors to choose from.

The Last Component

AdvoCare Spark Energy Drink

AdvoCare Spark® 

The energy drink of champions that will curb your appetite and help you reach your goals.

AdvoCare Spark Nutrition Information

Spark Energy Drink

Spark® delivers energy and enhanced mental focus with 20 vitamins, minerals and nutrients.*

Spark® is a unique blend of 20 vitamins, minerals and nutrients that work synergistically to provide a healthy and balanced source of energy.* Spark contains an effective amount of caffeine to give you a quick boost, B vitamins to enhance your body's natural ability to produce and sustain its own energy, and neuroactive amino acids that help increase your mental focus and alertness.*

  • Enhances mental focus*
  • Provides support for long-lasting energy*
  • Sugar free

Vitamin A (as beta-carotene), Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl), Vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin), Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid), Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl acetate), Thiamine (as HCl), Riboflavin, Niacin (as niacinamide), Pantothenic acid (as calcium pantothenate), Zinc (as zinc monomethionine), Copper (as copper glycinate), Chromium (as chromium citrate), Choline (as bitartrate and citrate), L-Tyrosine, Taurine, Caffeine , Glycine, Citrus flavonoids, L-Carnitine (as tartrate), Inositol, Maltodextrin, citric acid, sucralose, silicon dioxide


Blue Raspberry flavor: Natural & Artificial Flavors, Spirulina Extract (for color)

Spark Energy Drink

Cherry flavor: natural and artificial flavor, beet root powder (for color)

Limeade flavor: Natural Flavors, Spirulina Extract (for color), malic acid

Fruit Punch flavor: natural and artificial flavor, beet root extract (for color)

Grape flavor: natural and artificial flavors, grape skin extract (for color), beet root extract (for color)

Mandarin Orange flavor: natural flavors

Mango Strawberry flavor: natural and artificial flavors

Pink Lemonade flavor: natural flavors, beet root extract (for color), silicon dioxide

Watermelon flavor: natural and artificial flavors, beet root extract (for color)

Green Apple flavor: natural flavors, spirulina extract (for color)

For ages 18 and older.
Blend, shake or stir contents of one pouch or one level scoop into 8 fluid ounces of water.
Keep out of reach of children.Pregnant or nursing women should consult a healthcare professional prior to use.Not for use by children, or persons sensitive to caffeine or choline.Spark® contains 120mg of caffeine.

Advocare Distributors Knoxville TN

Advocare Distributor BenefitsAdvocare Distributor Benefits

Have you been interested in getting into your own business? One that you own and make your own hours? AdvoCare provides a readymade platform in which you can create and own your own business. If you have searched for more information on AdvoCare and you have run across this article, then you already have heard about the platform and are interested in learning about everything that AdvoCare must offer. If you are already using the products, then maybe becoming an AdvoCare distributor in Knoxville TN would allow you to not only take a great product at a reasonable price but also to expand yourself into the world of becoming an entrepreneur.

AdvoCare is a system that already has been setup for you to succeed. All you have to do is make the decision to become your own boss of a great system that has time and time again produced many great results.

Advocare Distributor Catalyst

Contrary to other MLM’s, AdvoCare tries to put more money in the pockets of distributors rather than showering with extravagant gifts, and chooses to pay reasonable commissions to those distributors that really get the AdvoCare products to the people that are really looking for the products. By rewarding distributors AdvoCare allows even the newest distributors to receive commissions instead of losing money straight out of the gate while trying to promote the product.

AdvoCare marketing is a whole new world of marketing for most people that are not familiar with internet marketing, networking, or really talking with people. But not just talking with others that are interested in improving their health but also listening to what people are saying. The AdvoCare products are well researched and backed by a company that takes pride in providing the best products to customers that are looking for quality. This is where you come in as a distributor, to provide the best quality and support for a product that has shown repeatedly that it can provide tremendous results for those that are dedicated to the process.

One of the great aspects of becoming part of the AdvoCare team is the downline process of getting into a system that not only promotes great results but also rewards those that go the extra mile. When you bring others onto the team they will become part of your team, a team in which you can foster and create a revenue stream not only for them but also for you as well, because as your team does better so do you and thus creates a circle of revenue in which everyone benefits to the total health and wellbeing of everyone who is enjoying the products.

So, if you have been dabbling in the idea of joining the AdvoCare team then have look at this video, and if you are ready to join the team then just click the link above to join the AdvoCare team. I would love for you to experience the joy of owning your own piece of the AdvoCare pie to help others and yourself become an Independent Distributor of AdvoCare.

Health Tips From The Websites


Health is something in which no one should compromise, as it is the base for leading a happy life. Nowadays, people use the internet for various works, so it is a very good idea to get the best health tips from there. It is necessary to take care of the health on a daily basis, as it will lead to fewer health complications. There are numerous websites that discuss this topic. Usually, the websites will be having the dos and don'ts for a particular disease and this will make sure taking care of the patient becomes a bit easier at home. Even subscription for daily health tips can be done in order to gain knowledge about health care on a daily basis. Some websites will be using the advice and services of some famous doctors in the market. It will be better to select such websites.

Newsletters will also be very handy in order to get the health tips on a regular basis. Finding a good newsletter or health website will not be very difficult, as it will be spread all over the internet. Patience is all a person needs to find the best website from the lot. When the requirement is mentioned in the search engine, the best available website will be listed and from the results page the selection can be done. Always go with reputed and trusted brand's website, as this will help to avoid unnecessary complications.

Usually, the health tips include the following category, and they are food and drinks, yoga, exercising, lifestyle management and so on. Though these health tips might look simple, they prove to be life-saving sometimes. The health websites can be used to find some medical emergency numbers too. Read the health care blogs regularly as it will provide more information on health in a detailed manner.

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Ideas On Licensed Home Health Care


Taking care of the aged people at home especially the ones who are affected by some disease will not be a child's play. Usually, in recent times, both men and women are very busy in their professional life, it is very difficult for them to spend time with the elders, and in such situations, the licensed home care will be very useful. As the name state, there are some agencies in the market that are ready to send people to serve the aged people. While selecting a person for this work, it is necessary to check whether the person who has come to do this work is a registered nurse and is trained properly in order to handle the emergency situations.

Make sure the elders are left in a safe environment. The nurse should be ready to stay even during the nights, if necessary. Always hire services only from the reputed home health care services as it will reduce unnecessary troubles. It will be better to have a proper background check about the person who is going to come for work. Even a small carelessness can cause a great loss as in most of the cases only the nurse and elders will be staying at home all alone. It will be a good idea to sign bonds in order to avoid troubles. It will be better to choose a caregiver who is kind and sincere. Therefore, it will be a good idea to handpick the caregiver after having a small interview or discussion with the person. Make sure the service is within the budget.

Read also Vital Points In Routine Health Care

Vital Points In Routine Health Care


A person has to be very careful about his/her health. In short, health is wealth. Never try to support unhealthy lifestyle. Some vital tips that will help in maintaining good health is listed below in an elaborate manner. It is necessary for a person to exercise regularly at least for 30 – 40 minutes. This will help to burn the unnecessary fat in the body. Walking is a good exercise that will suit people of all ages. This will also help in maintaining the weight of the person. If a person gains overweight, then it will cause many health issues like heart problems, cholesterol and so on. Usually, the ideal weight for a person will be decided according to the height of the person.

Saturated fat is the element that has to be avoided as much as possible. It will be better to avoid more than one teaspoon of oil in the daily diet. Usually, the non-vegetarian items and dairy products will have a high amount of fat in them. Include a large amount of fruits and vegetables in the diet as it will make sure the vitamins and minerals are added to the body. It will be a good idea to reduce the amount of salt in the food. So skip food items like pickles, canned and processed foods. Have food frequently but in small quantities as it will reduce fat deposits in the body. Quit habits like smoking and drinking as it will affect the health very badly. Increase the amount of fiber intake as it will help in gaining energy.

Read also Health Tips From The Websites

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