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Overcome Your Weight Loss Plateau

Let me ask you this: Where are you now in your weight loss journey?

After seeing your weight come off and your clothes fit better than ever, do you feel that your weight loss has stopped and that there is no progress anymore?

You continue dieting and working out but somehow when you measure yourself, you see the same results.

You haven’t lost an inch.

Do you feel like you’re stuck and the next step is to just give up?

Then you may be experiencing a Weight Loss Plateau.

 

 How To Breakthrough A Weight Loss Plateau

A weight loss plateau is when your body stops losing weight, your fat cells stop shrinking, your cravings come back and your emotions that you were suppressing are now coming back to the surface.

Scary, right?

Being on a plateau could be even more frustrating than if you were never able to lose the weight in the first place.

It’s because you’ve had a taste of what it’s like to accomplish something that you thought was impossible.

Unfortunately, so many women give up at this point.

I want to tell you now that this is all part of a healthy weight loss journey.

It is an opportunity to learn what’s really going on inside your mind and your body.

If you can ride this out, you can actually go to a greater point.

This weight loss plateau is an opportunity to ask yourself these questions.

‘Why do I have these cravings?’ 

‘Am I filling a void in my life?’

‘Why am I running to food to fill what’s inside my heart?’

‘Why do I care about losing weight in the first place?’

When you ask questions like these, this is when the real work comes in.

Your body is inviting you to go deeper within yourself.

 

Starvation diets can make you lose weight temporarily and it can give you such a high.

It’s like a drug, and you want more of it.

But you will hit a plateau.

At this point, maybe you’ve become so obsessed about how to get that high back.

So you go on your starvation diets again.

When you don’t get the same results, maybe you start to take pills.

Then you hit the plateau again so you start to take more pills or even turn to surgeries.

Well, guess what, you will still hit the plateau. I know because I have been through ALL of this.

Unless you are prepared to accept that you will go through plateaus in your weight loss journey, you will still be a yo-yo dieter.

Until you do the internal work of really finding out the answers to these questions, you will still end up giving up when you hit this stage of the journey.

Dealing with these issues and discovering the answers to these questions will help you ride through the plateaus quicker.

Remember, that the universe or your beliefs would not give this to you now unless you were ready.

So welcome it because the more you run, the harder it’s going to be.

Riding out the weight loss plateau is one of the most powerful steps that you can take in your weight loss journey.

This is the time that you get to know yourself even more so you can continue losing weight.

You will also be able to keep it off because you have already dealt with the issues inside of you.

So hang in there.

Change things up if you want.

Find what motivates you.

Remember to never give up because this too shall pass.

Wherever you are right now in your weight loss journey is exactly where you’re supposed to be.

Take the weight loss plateau as what they are meant to be…an opportunity for you to go from this point to something even greater.

Make time to ask yourself these questions and really go deep to discover the answers.

There’s no need to rush.

This is YOUR journey.

Do it at your own pace.

Try this and let me know how it works.

 

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Love and Light,

 

 

 

 

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Fat Melting Recipe “Deviled Eggs”

Eggs are some of the most versatile power foods out there.

They are packed with protein, healthy fats and lots of other vitamins and minerals.

They are easy to cook and you can bring them anywhere.

Give a delicious spin to these fat-melting eggs with this great recipe.

Ingredients:

6 hard boiled eggs
1/4 cup mayonnaise or mayonnaise alternative (for the recipe, click here)
1 tsp. white vinegar
1 tsp. yellow mustard
1/8 tsp sea salt
freshly ground pepper
Paprika for garnish

 

Directions:

1.  Peel hard boiled eggs.

2.  In medium bowl, mix together all ingredients.

3.  Fill hard-boiled eggs with mixture and top with Paprika.

 

To More Cooking Adventures,
Love and Light,

 

 

 

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The Truth About Weight Loss

In the 15 years that I have been in this industry, I’ve discovered so much about the truth of weight loss.

After years of studying, analyzing, testing it out on myself and even helping others like you to achieve true success in their weight loss journey, today we take things back to the fundamentals and explore this truth.

The foundation of weight loss has factors that remain solid throughout every year, and now is the time for you to break free from yo-yo dieting!

Isn’t that exciting?

The back and forth roller coaster of weight loss can wear you out and some might even lose hope.

Well tribe, here is the truth about weight loss for you!

 

Weight Loss Is Supposed To Be Fun

This is the first truth of weight loss.

Losing weight should be fun, not discouraging or unbearable.

If you’re not enjoying the journey then you’re not doing it right.

The struggle of the diet industry is that it brainwashes many women into thinking they need to starve themselves or hurt their bodies into weight loss.

This destructive concept creates yo-yo dieting, makes you and your body miserable and is so far from the truth.

Counting calories and gauging success by the scale hinders your happiness along your journey, plus it doesn’t work!

Having fun while you lose weight is one of the major ways you’ll lose weight and keep it off forever.

The TrimTribe community is committed to having fun, but also they are there to reach out to you during your journey.

 

You Can’t Do It Alone

Here at TrimTribe, we are committed to a bond which is a lasting resource to help you whenever you need.

This community has perfect understanding of what you’re going through because they’re going through it too.

And I’m here for you too.

When you commit to understanding the science of the body, logistically, you will understand why your body gained weight in the first place.

You’ll also be able to understand how you can keep the weight off for good and truly optimize your health.

As you follow, bond, and grow in the TrimTribe community, I want to encourage you to dig deeper into those relationships.

This tribe is a vessel to carry you through your journey.

Not only do you need a positive relationship with your body, but you need a foundational relationship with others as well.

Through all of the highs and the lows, you will always have TrimTribe.

 

Your Natural Weight Loss Coach,
Love and Light,

 

 

 

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Coconut Oil Miracles

I have great news for you.

You no longer have to harm your body with diet pills.

You no longer have to put destructive chemicals into your body in hopes that you lose weight.

You can combat those fat storing genes in order to fit into jeans you never imagined would fit your body.

No more low self esteem.

It’s time to heal your body from within.

Now, you’re probably asking in your head “But how, Andrea?” and I have the answer for you.

Well, one of the coolest things to come across the natural health awareness circuit lately is coconut oil.

I have personally been using it for a few years now but only recently has it hit the radar.

The more I learn about it, the more I want to share those amazing benefits with others, with you!

 

Coconut Oil Is A Healthy Fat

We need to learn how to tell between healthy, unhealthy fats and macronutrients.

Every day your brain, hair, metabolism and overall health needs healthy fats.

Coconut oil is a healthy fat.

It is great to add to your daily routine!

 

Coconut Oil Is A Beauty Remedy

If you want your skin to glow, you definitely should add coconut oil into your daily lifestyle.

While you can eat and digest coconut oil, you can also use it directly on your body.

You can use it as a natural lotion to moisturize your skin, tame your hair and SO much more!

Beauty Benefits from Coconut Oil:

Frizz-tamer
Conditioning hair mask
Anti- wrinkle eye cream
Eye makeup remover
Lip balm
Natural Deodorant or Sunscreen
Skin and Cuticle Moisturizer
Combats Stretch marks and cellulite
Toothpaste

These are just some of the numerous benefits to using coconut oil for your body.

 

Coconut Oil Can Be A Toothpaste

Coconut Oil Pulling is a thing.

Every morning when you wake up, before you eat or drink anything, put 1–2 tablespoons of coconut oil in your mouth and swish it around. Don’t swallow it!

This process works as a natural toothpaste, eliminating bacteria, promoting healthy gums and even giving your body a detox.

The oil will pull the bacteria and toxins from your body out through your mouth.

Once you’ve swooshed it around your mouth, spit it out in the trash!

You don’t want to clog any drains, so be sure it doesn’t go in your sink 😉

 

Coconut Oil will Boost Your Metabolism

Use coconut oil in your cooking.

Coconut oil is a great alternative to olive oil and butter, plus it’s a healthy fat!

Whenever you crave carbohydrates, take a spoonful of coconut oil and a spoonful of peanut butter.

Then pour almond milk on it and eat it like it’s ice cream.

I do this in my personal life, and I think it tastes amazing!

Not only does coconut oil taste great, but it’s a metabolism booster!

It can promote weight loss and help your body when you’re craving carbs.

 

Coconut Oil Is Medicine

Coconut oil has also been found to combat diseases such as type 1 and type 2 diabetes, skin conditions or diseases, Alzheimer’s, and more!

 

Where Can You Buy It?

Whole foods
Online
Grocery Stores

Coconut oil may come in many types but I always recommend you go with the virgin, unrefined form of coconut oil.

The amazing benefits to using coconut oil are endless.

You will never have trouble finding a use for coconut oil.

If you’ve been inspired, share how you use coconut oil in your daily life.

 

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Fat Melting Recipe “Mayonnaise Alternative”

I love Mayonnaise!

But most of the brands on the market have chemicals and processed additives.

This recipe is a healthy alternative to store bought mayonnaise.

It’s all natural, rich in flavors and packed with healthy fats, and ingredients that boost your metabolism.

Enjoy it on any dish that you like!

 

Ingredients:

1 cup plain Greek yogurt *
* dairy free options: Medium Firm Silken Tofu or Coconut Creme (allow a can of full-fat coconut milk to settle (about 1/2 hour). The coconut cream will rise to the top and can easily be skimmed off.)
1/2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp. yellow mustard
2 dashes hot pepper sauce
1/8 tsp. dash white pepper
1/8 tsp. paprika
1/8 tsp. salt

 

Directions:

1.  Blend all ingredients well and adjust seasoning to taste.

2.  Refrigerate after making.  Saves up to 5 days.

* You can substitute yogurt with silken tofu or the coconut cream as descried above with a dash of water.

 

Giving You Healthier Options,
Love and Light,

 

 

 

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No More Hidden Sugars

Do you have intense sugar cravings all the time?

Do you feel like you can never break your sugar addiction?

You are not alone.  So many women struggle with this problem.

For years, I was the same way.

I couldn’t understand why I craved sugar.

It wasn’t until I studied why sugar is so addictive that I was finally able to break free.

Now, I live a mostly sugar-free life and I am able to control my sugar intake.

That’s what I want for you so let me give you the tools to do this.

 

The Truth About Sugar

Sugar is one of the most chemically processed products in the market.

It goes through about 20 different processes which includes bleaching!

SUGAR is a TOXIN.

Most of the modern average diet is full of processed foods and they are loaded with sugar.

When you consume this much sugar, your body creates more  fat cells to protect you from this toxin.

Preventable diseases like Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Obesity, Depression, Heart Problems and many more are impacted by sugar in your system.

 

Why Is Sugar So Addictive?

Sugar is chemically designed to make you go into a euphoric state.

You feel that rush of dopamine or what they call the ‘sugar high.’

However, once the sugar wears off, your body crashes.

You suddenly feel lethargic, tired and depressed.

At this stage, what you want is to consume more sugar so you feel the same high.

It also turns out that when you keep eating or drinking sugar, your cravings for it grow stronger.

It’s a downward spiral.

I hear so many women say that they are choosing products with ‘Sugar-Free’, ‘No Added Sugar’ or ‘Natural Sugars‘ on the front labels.

They actually think that they quit sugar, but in reality they continue to consume it.

They are not aware that in these products are the creative code names that the manufacturers use to sneak in the hidden sugars.

These manufacturers do not want you to know that they are putting sugar in their products so they use different names to disguise it.

They feed you sugar without you knowing it so you will continue to buy more and more.

It’s a simple business model.

 

How To Break Sugar Addiction

1. Read  The Label At The Back.

This is the only place where manufacturers are obligated to show ALL the ingredients of the product.

2. Educate Yourself.

Be aware that manufacturers use different names to disguise sugar.

Anything that ends in ‘OSE’ means there is sugar in it.

Examples are Lactose, Fructose, Dextrose, Glucose, Sucrose.

Here are other examples:

 

3. Count Chemicals, Not Calories

When you see a product with an ingredient that you don’t recognize, you might as well skip it.

It is most likely a chemical or a hidden sugar.

4. Avoid Bringing Toxins In Your Home.

If you’re bringing those toxins in the home, you are never going to allow your body to detox from the sugar.

You will still have cravings because the sugary foods and drinks are too accessible.

5.  Go Through 3 Days Without Sugar.

This sugar detox will allow your body to heal.

You will notice that you will crave sugar less and less.

You CAN Break Free From Sugar Cravings Forever

I want you to overcome all the obstacles in your natural weight loss journey.

Recognizing the hidden sugars in your food and drinks is one of them.

Be a conscious consumer.

Take responsibility by always reading the labels so you know what you’re putting in your mouth.

This will give you the confidence to say that you got this part of the journey handled.

Break free from the sugar addiction and see yourself become healthier each year.

You will have the body that you deserve and the energy that you’ve always wanted.

Don’t just take my word for it.

Try these tips and see how they work for you.

 

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Love and Light,

 

 

 

 

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Success Story: Shed Off 8.5 Inches In 28 Days

When I struggled with my weight years ago, I kept jumping from one fitness program to another.

Nothing seemed to work.

I realized that the one big factor missing in these programs was the COMMUNITY FACTOR.

It was having a community of women who were going through the same weight loss journey as I was.

Women that I can relate to and can accept me with no judgements.

This is still what’s missing with most health and fitness programs today.

This is the reason I created TrimTribe.

 

Lose Weight With Other Women

Meet Betz.

She is one of the founding members of TrimTribe.

When she joined the group, she realized that to be in a community of women who support and cheer her on is crucial for her success.

This is what she said:

“It feels great knowing that you have friends in the community that are rooting for you and helping you along the way. It’s priceless…  I fit into a bikini that had been sitting in my drawers for a long time and it felt amazing.”

-Betz
TrimTribe Member

* Of course, these results not typical of everyone who buys our products, individual results will vary based on dedication, body type & more.

 

The support she received got her so fired up to continue her natural weight loss adventure.

She even joined the “Trim Tribe 28 Day Body Makeover Challenge”™ and  she won First Place.

Just take a look at her incredible Before and After photos.

 

* Of course, these results not typical of everyone who buys our products, individual results will vary based on dedication, body type & more.

 

She lost a total of 8.5 inches in only 28 days.

Equally important is how she felt after completing the challenge.

Her smile says it all.

She’s more radiant and her confidence is beaming.

She has more energy to do amazing things with her family and friends.

She is definitely shining!

 

Weight Loss Made Easy

This is what you get when you follow the TrimTribe path.

You create bonds with women who help you overcome your challenges.

These are women who really listen to you.

They have been through similar struggles with their weight so  they know exactly what you’re going through.

They celebrate your victories and accept you as you are.

When you have a deep sisterhood like this, losing weight becomes easy and natural.

You shed off the inches and your body becomes stronger than ever.

You become the healthiest and happiest version of yourself.

Betz is a proof that this is possible.  It can be achieved.

She has developed some of the best friendships with women all over the world and she is now a natural weight loss star!

YOU can be the next weight loss success story.

 

Your  Weight Loss Is My Inspiration,
Love And Light,

 

 

 

 

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Responsible Way To Take Pills

Here’s a quick history lesson for you…

In the 1960’s, the pharmaceutical companies started to explode.

Different types of medications were introduced in the market.

It was also around this time when taking pills for just about anything began to really take off.

There were pills to feel better, sleep better, lose weight and many more problems that humans face.

Name it, and there’s most likely a tablet or a capsule for it.

The idea of popping pills to “make your problems go away” is so seductive and attractive.

But we have to be aware of the deeper psychology that is going on here.

 

Dangers Of Weight Loss Pills

“Pill Psychology”  is the idea of putting all your hope into a pill and the belief that the pill is going to save you.

I still see smart, educated, successful and brilliant women get sucked into this mentality.

Some just see an ad on the internet or hear about a friend who is taking some supplement and they do the same.

Many women pop these pills to lose weight but then they go out and eat hamburgers, fries and sugary foods and they think that these pills can do the work for them.

These pills are marketed as vitamins, supplements  and energy boosters.

However,  they are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration or the FDA.

Nobody watches out for the integrity of what’s really in these medications.

Thus, the manufacturers can put anything on them without any obligation to disclose ALL the ingredients.

By the way, some of them are definitely toxic.

Now, I’m not saying that all pills are dangerous.

There are still some that are truly medicinal and can help to eliminate systems and even cure illnesses and disorders.

The real issue here is that if you are taking these pills without knowing the baseline of your hormones, enzymes, blood sugar levels, cholesterol, etc. then you will never know how these pills are truly effecting you. 

This is what I believe is missing  in our culture –  personal responsibility.

When you start to take responsibility for your health, you will no longer be tricked or scammed.

You will be able to avoid putting toxins in your body.

You will stop searching for something outside of yourself to fix your problems, and you will begin searching for the source of your issues that can only be found within yourself.

Responsible Weight Loss

What To Do:

  • Before you take any pills, go to a doctor to get a prescription for your blood work.
  • Work with a trained physician who will monitor your blood work to determine whether you are low on specific vitamins or if you have any condition that needs to be addressed.
  • The physician then prescribes you with the right medication and dosage for your condition.  Preferably choose an Integrative Medicine Doctor because they are aware of the highest quality medicines or supplements.  These pills are certified organic, third party tested and the prescribing doctors have done ample research on them.
  • Take them for 90 days and then do a blood work test to see how the supplements are affecting you.
  • Have regular visits to your doctor so your blood work and your health can be monitored.

 

This is the ONLY responsible and conscious way of taking pills.

Pills should be uniquely prescribed. 

Not every human needs the same thing.  No two humans are the same.

When you take them blindly, it will possibly do more damage than good.

When you take a pill without awareness, it can take away the most important part of the journey which is the confidence of knowing that you’ve got the strength inside of you to overcome anything. 

Your body is YOUR responsibility.

Use the tools of self awareness in medical science to help you thrive and have your most optimized health.

Only then can you be the best version of yourself.

 

To Truly Taking Charge Of Your Body,
Love and Light,

 

 

 

 

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Fat Melting Recipe “Apple Chips”

Apples are these beautiful, delicious, heart-shaped fruits that you can find anywhere.

They are a great source of fiber, vitamins and minerals that keep your body and mind nourished.

This recipe gives you a kick of healthy fats and carbohydrates plus a boost in your metabolism too.

Try it…Chips have never tasted this GOOOOD!

 

Ingredients:

1 lb. apples (or as many as you can fit in your oven)
1/2 tbsp. Coconut oil
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Stevia (optional)

 

Directions:

1. Cut apple in half (sideways and remove seeds with spoon).

2.  Thinly slice into rounds (1/8 inch is ideal).

3.  Use a dollop of Coconut oil to grease baking sheet.

4.  Place apples flat.

5.  Sprinkle with Cinnamon and Stevia.

6.  Bake at 200 degrees F until dry, about 2 to 3 hours.  Be sure to check them in 2 hours to determine if they need more cook time.

 

Your Fruit Recipe Fairy,
Love and Light,

 

 

 

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Bye-Bye Stress, Bye-Bye Belly Fat

I hear so many women tell me that they are doing everything I advise them.

They eat nutritious foods, exercise and cut out sugar and chemicals.

And still, they do not lose weight.

Their bodies are the same or worse. They may even have more fat especially around their bellies.

This is the point when I ask them, “Where are your stress levels?”

They start to tell me that they are overworked, always rushing and pressured to please everyone around them.

This is when I explain the damaging effects of being in a constant state of stress.

 

What Causes Belly Fat?

Stress can manifest in your body in many different forms.

Unfortunately, one of them is BELLY FAT.

When you live your life in a state of agitation, frustration and hyper responsiveness, this causes belly fat.

It is a sign that stress is taking over your body — specifically the nervous and endocrine system.

When stress affects your nervous system, you are unable to react clearly.

You become anxious, emotional and irritable.

This can bring you into a state of confusion where you cannot make the best choices for your body.

The endocrine system deals with the different hormones of  the body.

Your body’s specific way to respond to stress is to release the stress hormone called Cortisol.

Your Adrenal glands are small glands located on top of the kidneys that are responsible for releasing this hormone.

In our modern world, this hormone is being pumped at a much higher rate, and the adrenal glands were never designed to do this.

Most women are pulled in different directions throughout the day, and you may feel that you need to fulfill many roles.

There are always people who need you and want to have your attention.

There is a sense of pressure to do what is expected of you.

What this does to your brain is to tell you that you’re in danger so you go into “fight or flight” mode.

This stressed-out state sends the signal to pump up the Cortisol.

All the blood floods into your brain because you need to think quickly and respond faster.

There is not enough blood going to your digestive organs, and you are not able to fully digest your food.

This can lead to digestive issues such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, bloating and yes, belly fat storage.

This is how excess Cortisol causes fat storage in the abdominal area.

 

How To Lose Belly Fat

Reducing the amount of cortisol in your body is one of the best opportunities you have to stop storing belly fat.

Now let’s be realistic… you can’t eliminate cortisol completely!

When released at the right time and at the right amount, cortisol is very beneficial.

It’s going to allow you to really focus and concentrate when you need it.

Pumping Cortisol all day long is the problem because it causes Adrenal fatigue.

You can avoid going to that extreme state by managing your stress levels in healthy ways.

 

Natural Ways To Relieve Stress

  • Meditate.
  • Get a relaxing massage.
  • Go for a walk.
  • Laugh with a friend or see a funny movie.
  • Have a bubble bath.
  • Play with your kids.

Whatever you do, do it from a place of peace. Be gentle with yourself.

Remember, there is no such thing as “perfect”. We all have our experiences in life that give us stress. It’s about how we manage that stress daily that will determine how your body processes it.

We can study the science of fitness, exercise and nutrition but without addressing the stress epidemic, losing weight and eliminating belly fat is not going to happen.

When a woman is stressed out, it affects her entire body, choices and relationships.

Choose to manage your stress in a healthy way.

You will have a sense of peace and calm and this is the best gift you can give yourself.

The TrimTribe way teaches you the value of making time to clear your mind and calm your soul.

I believe that when the body is relaxed, losing weight comes naturally.

Witness your belly fat disappear when you follow this proven natural weight loss program.

Let me know how it works for you.

 

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Love and Light,

 

 

 

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