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While your weren’t sleeping

We’ve all heard it, “sleep more, weigh less”. While you weren’t sleeping, your body cooked up a perfect recipe for weight gain. Here are five symptoms of getting too little sleep:

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Detoxification

Your body has its own built-in systems to take care of itself! When it comes to detoxification, the liver is our best friend. This organ works to remove toxins by taking dangerous substances and converting them to something we can eliminate from the body completely. Signs that your body isn’t detoxing itself well are water retention, acne, inflamed skin, constipation, increased body fat, low energy, and even increased temper! I don’t know about you, but I don’t want any of that!

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Weekly Wisdom Topic 33: GETTING PERSONAL Yes, this week we’re getting personal about poop. Constipation can be a very frustrating setback in seeing the scale go down. There are many reasons for constipation, and fortunately, we have many options to help you with them. What can be done to help?For acute constipation, try our ShiftSetGo…

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Topic 35

Be a master of habit change!

Why do we “do what we do?” Sometimes that’s an easy one to figure out, and sometimes we are stumped at our behavior! If you’re on the program, physical cravings for sweets and carbs should be minimal, if at all.

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Weekly Wisdom Topic 36: LOOSE SKIN If you’ve been on plan for a while now and have lost about 20+ pounds, you’ve probably enjoyed your clothes becoming looser, but you might not appreciate that your skin is looser as well. Because the program is so effective in quickly helping you lose weight, sometimes your skin…

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Topic 37

Weekly Wisdom Topic 37: HEALTHY SKIN It’s so exciting to transform, look in the mirror, and see yourself change for the better! It motivates you to keep going and do more positive things for yourself to bring out your very best. Through your improved diet and supplements, your skin may have already begun to change…

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Weekly Wisdom Topic 38: TO THE FINISH LINE! You’re almost there; the end of the year is in sight! If following the protocol is like a racecourse, Stage 1 SHIFT is the big hill in the middle! As you come down the hill, you enter Stage 2. This is pre-stabilization where we get you SET…

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Topic 39

Weekly Wisdom Topic 39: MAINTENANCE PREP Sticking to Stage 1 was tough at the beginning. It’s hard to restrict yourself while family and friends are not, but you did it! You followed the plan and are achieving your objective. We want to commend you for making your health a priority and doing exactly what YOU…

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Weekly Wisdom Topic 40: MAJOR LIFE EVENTS Sometimes, life throws us a curveball. A family member may have a health crisis, the family pet passes, or we lose our job. Major events can change us, shift our perspective, and shake up our world for a while. We don’t wish any of these circumstances on anyone!…

Valentine’s Day

Weekly Wisdom Valentine’s Day Edition TIPS TO KEEP YOU ON TRACK Valentine’s Day is all about chocolate, right? WRONG! Who declared that chocolate needs to be how we devote our love to one another? What happened to the gift of quality time together, or health and energy, or even flowers? Here’s what to do to get…

The Big Game

Weekly Wisdom The Big Game! TIPS TO KEEP YOU ON TRACK No one wants to be a spoilsport about the Super Bowl, but bad choices can add up if you’re mindlessly munching while watching the game. Don’t throw all of your hard work away by pigging out on bad-for-you foods while watching the big game!…

Thanksgiving

Weekly Wisdom Thanksgiving Edition TIPS TO HELP KEEP YOU ON TRACK! Happy Thanksgiving! Being prepared with your foods is the key to success during the holidays. Going to Thanksgiving dinner? Plan out what you will eat ahead of time so that you are not tempted to deviate! There are three types of people you can…

Saint Patrick’s Day

Weekly Wisdom Saint Patrick’s Day Edition Shamrock Smoothie Ingredients:1 ShiftSetGo Vanilla Ready to Go1 C Spinach1 C Ice Directions:Throw everything in a blender, mix and enjoy! Corned Beef Ingredients:1.5 quarts water¾ C sea salt4 Tbsp stevia sweetener1 large cabbage½ flank steak½ tsp pink salt (optional)1 large garlic clove, smashed2 Tbsp pickling spice1 can low sodium…

New Year’s Eve

Weekly Wisdom New Year’s Eve Edition CELEBRATE YOUR HEALTH! The year is coming to an end. What did you think of it? Take this time to have some internal reflection on your goals and accomplishments. Did you achieve your goals? Did you even make goals? Compare how you felt about yourself at the beginning of…

Memorial Day

Weekly Wisdom Memorial Day Edition! Are you going camping or headed to a BBQ this weekend?YES, you can stay 100% on plan this weekend and still enjoy yourself! Tips for Camping on ShiftSetGo: 1. Plan and prep! Know what food you will be responsible for and what food friends and family will bring. It’s not…

Labor Day

Weekly Wisdom Labor Day Edition! Burgers! Burger fixing ideas:WF KetchupWF BBQ SauceWF MayoHot SauceMustardPicklesTomatoesRaw onions Directions:Grill up your favorite patty; beef, salmon, chicken, veggie, etc. Cauliflower Tabouli Salad Ingredients:3 C riced cauliflower¾ C grape tomatoes, quartered¼ C chopped green onions¼ C chopped fresh parsley2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint⅓ C lemon juice3 Tbsp olive oil2 Tbsp…

Halloween

Halloween

Weekly Wisdom Halloween Edition TRICK OR TREAT ON PLAN Do you get tempted by Halloween treats? Taking the kids trick or treating? Let this be your guide to staying on track through the frightening amounts of sweets around! Have a plan. If you know that All Hallow’s Eve is a tough one for you, follow…

Fourth of July

Weekly Wisdom Fourth of July Edition BBQ TIPS! Not only are we celebrating the independence of our nation, but we also need to celebrate the new independence you now have from the “old” you. You can enjoy the 4th of July on ShiftSetGo! You can now make strong food choices and do what’s best for…

Easter

Weekly Wisdom Easter Edition HOP INTO A SUCCESSFUL WEEK! Deviled Eggs Ingredients:Make hard-boiled eggs as usual, but substitute Walden Farms Mayo or Honey Mustard Dressing in place of regular. You can add chopped pickles and/or regular mustard, and salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy! Breakfast Bake Casserole Ingredients:1 lb ground turkey3 C sliced mushroomsOlive oil3…

Cinco de Mayo

Weekly Wisdom Cinco de Mayo Edition! Taco Seasoning Ingredients:1 ½ Tbsp chili powder2 Tbsp cumin1 ½ Tbsp paprika1 ½ Tbsp onion powder1 Tbsp garlic powder⅛-½ tsp cayenne, to taste Directions:Mix all ingredients together and store in an airtight jar. Makes about 8 tablespoons. Recipe by: Janeva’s Cookbook Naked Burrito Casserole Ingredients:8 oz lean ground beef2-3…

Christmas

Weekly Wisdom Christmas Edition ‘TIS THE SEASON TO STAY ON TRACK For weeks, you have tracked your food to improve your health and alter the shape of your body. More than a “diet” or a fad, you’ve created real lifestyle changes and built the confidence that you can stick with it for the long haul….