Nutrition and Diet
I Try the SlimFast Shakes: 4 Hours of Hunger Control… NOT!
Mar28

I Try the SlimFast Shakes: 4 Hours of Hunger Control… NOT!

If you have a small appetite, the SlimFast shake might be worth a try if the sole purpose is to have an entire meal replaced with a convenience food that doesn’t taste like chalk. I tried the chocolate flavor and it tasted fine. It was somewhat reminiscent of drinking sweetened condensed milk (if you like that sort of thing), so it wasn’t lacking in sweetness.

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Lose 9 lbs a week eating FAT-MELTING FRENCH FOODS???

As a personal trainer, diet coach, dance instructor, group fitness instructor, author, and in the trenches of the fitness industry day in and day out, I see a lot of sensational claims about the next fitness craze or great new diet. The industry is littered with lots of “gurus” who claim that their product is exactly what you need to follow to achieve your results. I like to think that most people are sensible enough to see through...

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Whey Protein Powder Shakes For Weight Loss

Why should you consider a whey protein powder shake for weight loss? Is it because celebrity trainers like Jillian Michaels, trainer from “The Biggest Loser”, are selling their own branded protein powders claiming they offer the key to effortless weight loss? (Jillian Michaels’ own brand is sold at Wal-Mart, for example). Hardly. While whey protein is a great supplement for dieters (frankly, it’s a great...

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What Supplements Are We Taking?

Occasionally, we get e-mails from visitors asking… “What do you guys take?” Because—believe it or not—we do take supplements. And sometimes, as you’ll see, a lot of them. So just for fun, we’ve each put together a list of the supplements we’re taking, with a short explanation for each. This list doesn’t include products we may be trying for an article or as an experiment, as we may not...

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What Do You Think Of Nutrisystem®?

What Do You Think Of Nutrisystem®? That’s a question I received from a site visitor the other day, who wondered what my take was on the service. After all, in the nearly 13 years UltimateFatBurner.com has been in existence, I’ve never once written about Nutrisystem. I guess now is the time. So here goes… Nutrisystem, for those who don’t know, is a weight loss “system” that works a little...

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The Kitchen Scale: My Favorite Tool for Eating Right & Losing Weight

Barbells are my favorite tool in the gym and my favorite tool in the kitchen is the kitchen scale. Personally, I have the appetite of growing teenager and the kitchen scale truly helps me keep track of proper portions when I know I could probably eat at least twice that amount! Most people probably don’t have one in their kitchen yet, and I know this because most of my personal training clients don’t own one. When I work with them, I...

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