The basic steps in the August Tea Challenge:
1. Drink 3-5 cups of tea daily, especially when you're craving carbs or sugar. If you are using the Newport Skinny Tea, drink the daytime tea 1 hour before breakfast and one hour before lunch. At night drink the night time tea, or other decaffeinated tea meant to help you sleep peacefully. Use tea to help you manage cravings.2. Eat every 3-5 hours. At your 3 meals and 2 snacks, fill 30% of your plate with low fat protein, it doesn't matter what kind right now. Use an app like My Fitness Pal to track your calories and macronutrients, we are aiming for between 1200-1500 calories per day.3. Fill the rest of your plate with low glycemic carbohydrates... this means vegetables + a dash of fat. Right now we're going for GOOD ENOUGH. Increase your vegetable intake, each day. If you need some inspiration you can check out our Clean Eating board on Pinterest. You can include fruit as well, but don't go overboard on it, especially if you know that your metabolism has been damaged.4. Decrease all consumption of white carbohydrates and what I call white fats, which include refined sugar, flour, rice, potatoes and bread and vegetable oils that aren't olive oil. This means fast foods, packaged foods and baked goods. Does this mean you can never have them? No, it means you're cutting back on them and increasing vegetables and fruits. Here's my warning, these types of foods are incredibly addictive, and you will have some withdrawal symptoms when you stop eating them, you may feel ill, nauseous and even have some sort of physical reaction like a headache when you give them up. There's no prize for going super fast, so take your time, these changes are for the long haul.Here's the GREAT NEWS, we are taking these steps to help increase your good hormones and decrease your bad hormones (yes, I will be writing about this more). Each meal affects your hormonal state for about 3-5 hours after you eat it, so each meal is another chance to get it right.There is no point of giving up on your plan because you went out and had pizza one night, because the next meal is just the next opportunity to get yourself back in hormonal balance.I really want to stress how important it is that you give yourself a reason for changing these habits and that you know that it is a process and sometimes you will not achieve each step above. It doesn't matter- DON'T BEAT YOURSELF UP ABOUT IT, that is only reinforcing the negative image you have in your mind.As always, with all supplements and eating plans, its essential that you are talking with your physician before making changes, they are the only one who can give you personalized recommendations based on your medical history.
There are roughly 20,000 diet books in print... omg, talk about information overload... and here's the thing I always wondered when I saw a new, great diet book appear-- how sooo many so called experts could have such different opinions about what is the best way for us to reach our weight loss goals? It's so confusing!Yes this email is long, but actually, I'm saving you a boatload of time, because I'm going to give you the giant secret to what actually makes all these books alike!You're welcome :)Many women have told me are looking for simplicity in the struggle to feel healthy and be at their ideal weight. I know how it feels, because I've been one of them for quite awhile, I shared my story previously so I won't bore you with it again, but trust me when I say I know your pain! Please keep writing me your letters, I love reading them!That is what the August Tea Challenge is all about, creating daily templates that are livable and repeatable and actually enjoyable, that get you TO YOUR GOAL and keep you there!So back to the diet books, I was looking for the common denominator of these 20,000 diets, and it seems that Dr. Barry Sears was also wondering the same question, because I found my answer in his scientific research.
Dr, Sears is a Ph.D. who has been writing about diet and its affect on our health for over 30 years, I remember reading The Zone back in the late 90s. Since then his research has continued and science has been proving his original theories correct, in fact Harvard and the USDA food pyramids continue to get closer to his recommendations each year.The SECRET thing that he says unites all diet plans is what is called the "Glycemic Load" of the diet. Either the diet contains too much carbohydrates and makes excess insulin or too little carbohydrates and creates excess glucagon. Either way, this creates some hormonal disruption in your body that forces you away from your ideal weight.How do we solve this problem?
That's the SECRET you need to know!!!Here's a brief explaination from the Zone website abouthow to structure your meals each day:
"Following the Zone Diet blueprint is easy. At every meal, divide your plate into three equal sections. (You need an eye for that.) On one-third of the plate put some low-fat protein that is no larger or thicker than the palm of your hand (that’s because some hands are larger than others).This doesn’t have to be animal protein, but it has to be protein-rich. For vegans this means either extra-firm tofu or soy-imitation meat products. For lacto-ovo vegetarians, it can also include dairy and egg protein-rich sources in addition to vegan sources of protein. For omnivores, the choice of proteins is even wider.
Next, fill the other two-thirds of your plate with colorful carbohydrates, primarily non-starchy vegetables and small amounts of fruits to balance the protein as shown below.
Here are two very practical hints when it comes to carbohydrates. First, the more white (white bread, white pasta, white rice, and white potatoes) you put on your plate, the more inflammation you are going to create. Second, the more non-starchy vegetables you consume and the fewer grains and starches you eat (ideally none), the better the results. Scientifically, it’s called lowering the glycemic load of the meal.
Finally, you add a dash of fat (that’s a small amount). The fat should be rich in monounsaturated fat, and low in omega-6 and saturated fats. This could be olive oil, guacamole, or nuts."Below you can find a graphic from his website, www.zonediet.com and his website explains the science in much more detail than I will here. Another really important thing that he goes over is the science behind polyphenols and how they play a role in protecting your health, which are also found in our Newport Skinny Tea.I have been successful with the Zone structure and I have found many other people find its basic simplicity very easy to use. The actual diet is more specific and exact than what I'll be teaching you to use as an outline, so if you are interested in reading more about this diet and the exact way to use it, I suggest you buy the book The Mediterranean ZoneOver this into week, I will simplify this template even more and be giving you easy meal guides and recipes you can follow that will get your appetite under control, using this approach along with daily tea drinking is going to sky rocket your efforts, although I cannot make guarantees that you will achieve results, I have seen this approach work when nothing else would, so start getting ready for our August tea challenge!You can follow along with or without our teatox product,if you want to order the challenge kit, make sure you do it soon!!Details below!
Does this tea really work? How does using tea to detox help weight loss?Detox is the process of removing of toxins and harmful materials from the body, your body does this naturally and can be helped using some products and supplements. It is a very important process necessary for a healthy and active lifestyle and to keep your weight under control, as well. Now you are definitely thinking of how do I detox myself? I am going to tell you about that.Newport Skinny Tea is a wonderful mix of natural tea and herbs that helps that helps to removes the toxins and harmful materials from your body quickly. Besides detoxification, it has numerous benefits such as:
- promoting weight loss through using food more efficiently
- Increasing metabolic rate
- Burning calories and converting food to energy
- Regulating blood sugar levels
- Suppressing your appetite
- Promoting healthy skin
- Cleansing and detoxifying intestines
- Improving food digestion
All the ingredients of the Newport Skinny Tea are pure, organic and preservative free, they deliver the benefits of fastest weight loss without going through the pain, discomfort and possible negative effects of extreme dieting that can hurt your metabolism in the long run. Newport Skinny Tea actually helps your body repair damaged parts of its metabolism, while we cannot guarantee results or make weight loss claims, you can search for yourself the wonderful studies that have been published about the ingredients that are in Newport Skinny Tea.
How Does The Tea Works?
Newport Skinny Tea consists of ingredients that helps you to maintain a healthy body weight without becoming ill by harmful toxins as they are released from your fat stores. It does this as it assists in detoxification process by trapping the toxins and excess dietary fat that you are eating and escorting them out of your body quickly.
You may have been trapped in a cycle where you are dieting and exercising strenuously only to find that you are gaining weight or there is no movement on the scale, this is more common than you think! There can be several causes of this, but most commonly what is happening is that you are getting the excess fat into your blood stream through exercise and then you are not burning it off, its actually just being reabsorbed by your body.
Sometimes, if a person has made their starvation mechanism activate by withholding food from themselves for long periods of time, the body will hold on to every possible calorie, because it is in "starvation." This is an especially difficult and unfortunate place to be, because it takes a lot of consistency and patience to get out of it. You have to convince your hormones that you're safely out of the famine. For this to rebalance, you need to get your hormones under control, especially your cortisol and calm your system down, which tea is very good at doing. Make sure if you use coffee, that you drink tea immediately after your coffee, which will help your hormones balance.
Also, a metabolism can be so weighed down with toxins that it just is basically not functioning or very confused. There are so many toxins that will confuse our communication in our body. In both these cases, tea and herbs found in Newport Skinny Tea can be extremely beneficial in getting you through those plateaus and back to feeling healthy and vibrant! If you are eating a diet very high in processed foods, sugars and oils, you need to start transitioning to a higher fiber, very clean diet and keep being vigilant with it until you begin to feel better. Herbs in our tea, especially our night time tea will help escort these toxins which are trapped in your fat, out of the body, but be warned, you can feel sick when they are coming out and you can also crave them very badly as well.
I want to again state that starving the body and drinking harsh chemicals that make you lose 5 pounds in a week will only make these states worse, and is definitely not what our teas are designed to do. Our teas are designed to help you regain a state of balance, where you can enjoy eating food and exercise again, and stop worrying about every single thing you eat. Relaxing is a great benefit to your body's hormones as well.
Obesity is considered as a multifactorial disease as it causes many other diseases that are fatal, such as cardiovascular diseases. So the first step of becoming healthy is to maintaining healthy body weight by overcoming obesity. In this respect, Newport Skinny tea is a great solution to use with dietary and exercise changes. The day time tea helps to convert your food into energy by burning your food’s fats. It increases your body metabolism and have appetite suppressant ingredients that helps you to feel less hungry. By taking it on regular basis, it will help you to reduce weight and improve your body's physiological profile.The night time tea acts as a cleanser of toxins that are present in your body. It also helps the absorption of the unwanted calories and fats resulting in faster weight loss. It helps you to look skinny and beautiful by supporting positive lifestyle changes!
We are here to help you find your best body, however no two people or situations are exactly alike, and not everyone will respond to any recommendation, no matter how many studies have been done on it. We recommend healthy lifestyle changes and our products are designed to support you as you make these changes, please don't give up on yourself! You can do it if you commit to finding a solution, you definitely deserve to feel and look great!
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I hear a LOT of people say they can't do things...Can't get themselves to exercise, can't stop eating sugar or bread or soda, can't get up early... can't lose weight. That's the biggest one.Of course, this isn't the "truth," we usually just confuse the outcome we want with the action we think we need to take... we want a different outcome to happen this time and think we simply need to will ourselves to take a different action to get there. We try, we fail and then we beat ourselves up for having "no will power."Ever been there? Like a million times? Yeah, me too.Why does this happen?I can give you some of the answers I've found, because I wanted the power to change any habit I had, I've researched this topic quite a bit. And though I haven't found a simple answer, the process of actually changing is less complex than you might have thought, and it has little to do with "will power."The First StepOkay, so the first step you have to take is to stop talking negatively to yourself. AT ALL.It doesn't mean you can't notice that you are doing things you want to change, but you have to stop telling yourself that you are bad for doing them. Bad is a judgement, something your brain is listening to- and frankly, your brain can't handle it.
By criticizing yourself, you are creating a huge amount of negative momentum, you are causing yourself WAY more pain than the cookies ever will, because you are essentially programming your brain to continue down a negative spiral filled with shame that keeps feeding off itself and keeps setting you up to do more of what you don't want to do (what we affectionately call a habit.)So, you ate some cookies (or whatever). Here's the antidote... are you ready?It sounds WAY TOO SIMPLE, I know. You need to stop the momentum you've got going and start it going in the other direction. How hard this will be for you, is based on how long you've been going down this path and how hard you (or others) have been in doling out criticism.I had a personal habit of starting projects and not finishing them, others were more critical of this habit than I was, but I decided I wanted to change it for myself and it took about 6 months of positively reinforcing myself to change it. I hadn't figured out some of these keys yet, so I think it could have been faster but it was a lifelong habit as well.(warning... there may be an affirmation coming up soon...stick with me.... it will be ok)So, how did I change this habit... here's the steps:1. I picked to start project I know I could finish (that's the result I wanted to change)2. I praised myself about it EXCESSIVELY when I finished it3. I wrote it down on a list each day and checked it off (don't skip this!)4. I used my mantra "Whatever I start, I finish, because I am a finisher"Yes, its a bit of mental gymnastics... but your brain, apparently, loves to do gymnastics! Yay!So give it something good to do, and the smaller you start, the easier it will be. Once you have a victory, it will continue to get easier.
So, how does this relate to tea, you're wondering... and how do I use it with Newport Skinny Tea?Newport Skinny Tea is another tool that can help you break negative eating and exercise patterns, its not a miracle tea! Its a tea that helps you achieve your goals and your dream health & body, you can use it to break bad habits with the same steps outlined above.Set up the same kind of desired results for yourself, "I drink my tea when I get hungry." Then drink it, praise yourself, write it down and say some kind of positive, praising manta "Whenever I have cravings, I drink tea, because I'm a tea drinker."This mind exercise, though simple, is powerful. You can create powerful habits each day that literally change the course of your life. I hope you find this as useful as I did, I know that you can live the life you dream of, I want that for you and I will give you everything I have to help you! More to come....PS: There are more complicated life patterns that take more advanced skills to change, we'll be going over some of these and this simple method won't work on physical addictions or psychological illnesses because they contain a physiological component that needs professional help, which is well worth your investment, please know you are worth it! These tips cannot substitute for professional help.
Are you ready to shine?
All the lists of cleansing foods or detox tips I can write won't help if you don't believe you can actually change something about yourself through your efforts of following them. In fact, no teatox or detox or diet program can do much unless you actually believe that you can transform something about yourself by following it.
The startling truth is you CAN transform yourself, even beyond what you probably believe is possible now. Through cleaning up your thoughts and habits you can shift your physical being and your mental state into the highest possible version of yourself, probably with much less effort than you're currently making.
Seriously, you can see plenty of evidence just on Instagram of people who have willed themselves into becoming their "better" version of themselves through belief, diet and exercise. So whatever that BEST version is of you, you're going to have to figure that out first in order to ever feel like you accomplished getting there and to make the journey worth it.
In the beginning of this cleanse series, I have offered some easy steps to start to feel better right away, because often feeling better leads to wanting to feel even better, and makes it easier to think better feeling thoughts and make better feeling choices. There is no one right cleanse path for everyone, because we're all made of thought patterns and physical habits, we have to try to find a way to release these comforts we've come to rely on in order to adopt another way of living. We've got to CLEANSE ourselves of what we are ready to discard, then we've got to GROW into the next, greater version of ourselves.
So, science facts tell us that 98% of our body is replaced every 2 years at a molecular level, and in 7 years all parts of you will have been replaced, essentially you will be an entirely new human being. 7 years isn't a timeline most people are motivated by, but things like your skin renew themselves so frequently you can see changes almost overnight. For example, many people share that when they start drinking our Newport Skinny Tea they can feel a difference in their bloating and see it in their face in hours or the next day.
We do become the thoughts and images we hold of ourselves, when these change they begins to express themselves through our new habits and translate into visible, tangible results we can see, such as reduced cellulite or less oily skin. We already know how to eat better, that we need to move and not lay on the couch every night, we already know that more raw food and vegetables will help us become healthier. Its just that we don't see ourselves as healthier, yet. So I want to challenge you and the image you hold of yourself with a very big question:
What would your life be like if your true beauty and charisma were shining bright in this world right now?
You may be truly scared at what you could accomplish with your true beauty and charisma unleashed in this world, you may not even want to think about it- its that scary to imagine. You may have been shamed or put down by people who didn't want you to shine or understand your journey in the world. You may fear letting go of things and people you have come to learn to live with, even though you know they are holding you back. I'm here to say, your true beauty and charisma are more powerful than even you can understand or imagine at this point, because they have never been fully allowed to shine, but if you want that experience now, you can have it. Only you can decide to reach for it though.
I can offer you hope and belief, I can offer words to inspire bravery and courage, and examples of others who have taken the steps, but only you can choose to completely honor yourself first, above anyone else. Only you can say:
This is me and I am beautiful.
I am worth the absolute best I can give myself.
No more hiding my beauty, no more will I fear my charisma.
You don't have to love me for me to love me.
It is time for me to find the best version of me and
I will not be fulfilled with anything less!
These are powerful words, words that can lead you to transform your life, which is the reason we sell tea, which is the reason we show up everyday, its what I feel to be our mission in the world- to help you find and live in your unique true beauty. You don't have to live in fear that you will never measure up, because there is no one to measure your beauty against, you only have to experience the amazing freedom and fulfillment that is waiting for you on the other side of making this brave decision to step into your beauty.
Flavorful, alkalizing and beautifying: Apple Cider VinegarRaw apple cider vinegar is the only acceptable vinegar to include on a beautifying detox, because its not acid-forming. It also helps promote good digestion and encourages growth of good bacteria in our digestive tract, which is so important for you to stay looking and feeling great!Apple cider vinegar is high in minerals and potassium, so it supports cellular detox cleansing and it has antiseptic qualities that help cleanse our entire digestive system from unwanted bacteria.Be sure to buy a brand labeled "raw and unfiltered," you want it looking a bit cloudy. It must be refrigerated because pasteurized versions don't have these qualities any longer.I've begun to get addicted to apple cider vinegar in my salad dressings, here's a recipe you can try:Oil-Free Balsamic-Free Italian VinaigretteIngredients:
Blend all together, best if in a high speed blender. Enjoy!
- 2 1/2 Tbs raw apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp. organic Dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp. sea salt
- 1 1/2 tsp. Italian Seasoning
- 1/2 cup filtered water
- 2 1/2 Tbs raw apple cider vinegar