Skinny-Teatox / Nutrition

Healthy Tastes as Good as Skinny Feels

By: Emma Rose Crockett 

Kate Moss, the queen of the fashion world, revealed her motto as, “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” While it does feel great to fit into your skinny jeans without imagining you’re about to pop a seam, healthy definitely tastes as good, if not better, than skinny feels. 

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5 Reasons to Work Out That Have Nothing to do With Weight Loss

By: Heloise Vuong

Working out might seem like a drag sometimes and let’s admit it- we’ve all butchered our workout session a couple of times here and there. Exercising regularly can be tough, but it’s totally worth the effort! Although physical activity is crucial to a healthy weight loss and to maintaining weight, it has many other unexpected physical and mental benefits. Whether you’re a gym rat or more of a mall-walker, these benefits kick in regardless of your fitness level, only 30 minutes a few times a week can let you benefit from all this goodness, so get inspired to live a healthier and happier lifestyle through these 5 extra reasons to workout:

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10 Healthy Food Choices for the Busy Student

By: Sophie DeBlois

Nowadays, the typical college student lives in a busy environment filled with lack of sleep, caffeine overloads, and plenty of junk food. Like many of my peers, it’s hard to find time to balance out healthy food choices and planning time for physical activity. Universities around the United States and other countries have set meal plans for students that can often make healthy choices difficult by being filled with pizza, cheesy pasta and sugary sweets. Thankfully, many dining halls are changing gears and making healthier options available for their students.

Being a senior now, I feel that I have discovered plenty of options at dining halls or your local super markets to add to your diet to help you lose a few pounds or just to feel better overall. Look for these foods in your cafeteria or local market. Some grocery stores have student discounts to help make groceries more affordable.

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Skinny Isn't Always Healthy: 4 Common Misconceptions About Being Thin

By: Kayla Marie 

By social standards, if you’re thin and lightweight, you’re healthy. That makes sense, right? Wrong. We live in a society that emphasizes being skinny. In fitness advertisements, thin models are used. In cosmetic and clothing advertisements, thin models are used. It’s no wonder that many of us associate being healthy and beautiful with being skinny and weighing less. Even the name of this brand and product, "Skinny Teatox," is guilty. But the truth is, being skinny does not equate to being healthy, and being healthy does not necessarily equate to being skinny.

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Water And Weight Loss + 8 Creative Ways to Drink Enough Water

By: Lakeisha Jones

We all know that drinking water is important, but how many of us really know why? What is the importance of drinking water, and what benefits do we get from it? More than half of the human body is made up of water and we are constantly losing water through perspiration and urination. It is critical to maintain the water levels in our body to battle dehydration and keep our organs working properly. Every single system that makes up the human body uses water and without it our bodies cannot function normally. When it comes to weight loss, drinking water is crucial. Not only does water flush out the toxins in our bodies, but often thirst is confused with hunger. This is why it’s recommended to always drink water prior to your meals to avoid overeating.

How Much Water Each Day?

So how much water is enough? Most people have heard the 8 by 8 rule (drink 8, 8oz glasses per day) which is roughly 2 litres per day. Some argue that this rule has never been proven correct or incorrect, but it’s a safe bet and an easy rule to remember. However, one of the easiest ways to tell if you’re getting enough water is to look at your urine. A pale or light yellow color means that your body is hydrated, whereas a bright yellow color means you have not had enough fluids!

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Eat What You Want: Yes You're Allowed to Eat Chocolate

By: Brooke Pilmer (Check out her blog: Glitched Perfection

I think we have all seen this infamous Kate Moss quote plastered across tumblr pages and memes everywhere. The problem is that it is actually quite simple to compile a whole list of things that taste better than skinny feels while scrolling through old Facebook photos and admiring our baby-faced selves. Of course this only leads us into drastic measures such as ‘no carbs except for OJ’ and ‘I’m cutting out gluten’. While these can be good for your body if you are successful, in most cases it only lasts for a few days before we’re binging ourselves on the foods we’ve missed the most.

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Scale vs. Tape: How to Measure Your Weight Loss

By: Kimberly Myl Photo Credit: Paint My Word

When it comes to tracking progress in your weight loss battle, there is no perfect answer for everyone. Just like picking out that perfect new pair of shoes, everyone is different. What works for some, may not work for others. As you get started on your new transformation, you jump on that scale and find you’re starting weight, now your journey begins! During your weight loss, your scale will become a staple tool to help you track your weight and give you that instant gratification that your hard work has been paying off.

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My Weight Loss Journey & How I Lost 40 Kg

By: Jessica Lin (Follow on Instagram)

In my weight loss journey I have lost 40 kgs of fat. Today, I'm happy, motivated, confident and full of life. If I can do it,  you can do it as well. 

In 2012 I woke up one morning, looked in the mirror and said to myself "you are fat," so for the first time in my life, I did something about it. 

Give yourself a goal: What do you want to look like what body type do you want? Then work towards meeting your goal. Here are some notes on things that I did and noticed along my weight loss journey. I hope they help! 

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Should Women Worry About Bulking Up Too Much From Lifting Weights?

By: Sydney Griffin

So you’ve started your journey to weight loss. Not only have you changed your diet, but you plan on adding the gym to your schedule. Of course, the gym can be a confusing place when you arrive. Everyone has a goal body and every girl wants to know what machine will get them to that body. If you’re like most girls, you’ll avoid the weight room full of sweaty adrenaline pumped men and stick with the cardio. However, contrary to popular belief, hitting the weight room will not give you the physique of a professional WWE fighter. In fact, weight lifting can play a key role in helping you on your weight loss journey.

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Grocery List: 100 Foods to Help You Lose Weight

It's not easy going to the grocery store. There are so many temptations, like chips, pop and all the other junk foods. Next time you go shopping, take this list of healthy food with you! Eat these foods while doing your teatox to help you get fit and lose weight. 

Fresh Produce

  1. Tree fruits (apples, pears)
  2. Citrus (Oranges, lemons, limes)
  3. Stone fruits (peaches, plums)
  4. Bananas
  5. Grapes
  6. Melons
  7. Greens
  8. Baby Carrots
  9. Celery
  10. Avocados
  11. Potatoes
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