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Holiday Goodies + dōTERRA® Essential Oils + Great People = Fun!

I am hosting a “Customer Appreciation” Christmas event that will combine all of my absolute most favorite things in the world on Thursday, November 30th at 6:30 pm CST at my home to kick off the holiday spirit… food, essential oils, great people & FUN!

Please mark your calendars and save the date! AND please RSVP by November 25th so I know how to plan accordingly!

This is our chance to celebrate all of the value we bring to the world while we create a vision for the next year.

I am so grateful we are on this journey together! This truly is a must-attend event!

Let’s have some Christmas fun!

The More the Merrier – RSVP for the friends you want to bring! – kelleywalker.synduit.com/HC0001

If you can’t attend, please let me know what I can do to support you and your wellness goals for 2018!

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Rising Strong Book Club

Get ready!!!
I have fantastic news! It’s a Brene Brown Summer! So after feeling yucky on the inside for way to long, I discoverd Brene’s book, “I THOUGH IT WAS JUST ME (but it isn’t)”! Powerful insight on the “S” word. So we will start our journey with that book and learn how to stop feeling like we are not “enough” to knowing we are more than enough!
The next destination is DARING GREATLY . . . . finding the courage to be vulnerable so we can transform the way we life, love, parent and lead!
Then we will wrap up our summer with her book, RISING STRONG . . . . understanding that being brave can cause us to fall. Not being brave is not an option. SO . . . learning that we all have what it takes to get back up is essential!
Please join us! This will be a live Zoom call every Tuesday night at 8:30pm. If you are not familiar with zoom, it is a virtual classroom that allows you to log in from your phone or computer. Everyone on the call will be seen and we can communicate just like having everyone in your home! Once a month we will gather together at TBD location in Arlington to fellowship and share in person. So if you live locally in DFW, please join us.
I will send out the reading schedule and fellowship dates in another email.
Looking forward to our time together!
Kelley
817-253-0049

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Oil Camp 8.0

Oil Camp was designed to provide group coaching and support to new oil users.  This is a quick, two-week online camp to help you dive into your new kit and start experiencing greater wellness right away!

We remember what it was like when we first got our oils… we were excited, but we didn’t actually know what to do with our kits!  We wanted the health benefits we knew were possible, but we didn’t know how to dive in by ourselves.  That is why Oil Camp was created.  We are here to walk alongside you and coach you daily, in a fun and interactive way, on how to implement essential oils into your wellness lifestyle.  Simple daily challenges will be given, and some AMAZING prizes will be awarded throughout the session!  The more you participate the more chances you have to win.  (YES!!)  You’ll want to set aside 15-20 minutes per day to take full advantage of the education we’re about to provide you.  Are you ready??

 

Register here!

Oil Camp 7.0

Oil Camp was designed to provide group coaching and support to new oil users.  This is a quick, two-week online camp to help you dive into your new kit and start experiencing greater wellness right away!

We remember what it was like when we first got our oils… we were excited, but we didn’t actually know what to do with our kits!  We wanted the health benefits we knew were possible, but we didn’t know how to dive in by ourselves.  That is why Oil Camp was created.  We are here to walk alongside you and coach you daily, in a fun and interactive way, on how to implement essential oils into your wellness lifestyle.  Simple daily challenges will be given, and some AMAZING prizes will be awarded throughout the session!  The more you participate the more chances you have to win.  (YES!!)  You’ll want to set aside 15-20 minutes per day to take full advantage of the education we’re about to provide you.  Are you ready??

 

Register here!

dōTERRA® as a Business

Join me on Sunday, July 30th at 6:00 pm CDT at Shady Valley Country Club for dōTERRA® as a Business.

I am going to share the following:
Why Essential Oils are the perfect product for your home-based business.
How to start an Essential Oils business immediately.
Why dōTERRA® is second to none.
What action steps will contribute to your success.
What you can expect once you start your dōTERRA® business.

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Restoring Eden’s Monthly Event

Bring a friend and get a FREE oil! Please RSVP so we know how to plan for materials and food!

SURE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US FOR THE FUN!
Kelley
817-253-0049

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Restoring Eden’s Monthly Event

You’re invited to a fantastic morning of oily education, make and take goodness and food sampling from our “Fresh Start Revolution” weight loss program! You can stay for one or all of the events on this morning! Refreshments will be served alongside fun and fellowship! Here is the schedule:

10:00 am Introduction to Essential OIls
10:00 am “I have my oils, now what?”
11:00 am Make and Take Workshop
11:00 am Fresh Start Revolution – Weight Loss & Food Sampling

Bring a friend and get a FREE oil! Please RSVP so we know how to plan for materials and food!

SURE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US FOR THE FUN!
Kelley
817-253-0049

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Oil Camp 6.0

Oil Camp was designed to provide group coaching and support to new oil users.  This is a quick, two-week online camp to help you dive into your new kit and start experiencing greater wellness right away!

We remember what it was like when we first got our oils… we were excited, but we didn’t actually know what to do with our kits!  We wanted the health benefits we knew were possible, but we didn’t know how to dive in by ourselves.  That is why Oil Camp was created.  We are here to walk alongside you and coach you daily, in a fun and interactive way, on how to implement essential oils into your wellness lifestyle.  Simple daily challenges will be given, and some AMAZING prizes will be awarded throughout the session!  The more you participate the more chances you have to win.  (YES!!)  You’ll want to set aside 15-20 minutes per day to take full advantage of the education we’re about to provide you.  Are you ready??

 

Register here!

Camp Harmony 2.0

If you’re ready to take your essential oil knowledge up yet another notch, join us to dive into the wonderful world of EMOTIONAL well being!  Think of this camp as a retreat by still waters.

 

Register here!

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Island Life & DŌTERRA Essential Oils

Summer on the island is here! Discover powerful plant based extracts for approaching your health with holistic alternatives! We will share great info on using essential oils for summer sun skin issues, bug repellent, organic hair care from sun damage, energy, sleep, vacation protocols, immune strengthening oils and so much more! Everyone who registers and attends will receive a FREE Oil! Looking forward to our time together!

Cultivating epic wellness,

Kelley Walker
Dr. Sears Certified Health Coach
& Essential Oil Educator

817-253-0049

Register here!

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Summer Life & DŌTERRA Essential Oils

Summer on the island is here! Discover powerful plant based extracts for approaching your health with holistic alternatives! We will share great info on using essential oils for summer sun skin issues, bug repellent, organic hair care from sun damage, energy, sleep, vacation protocols, immune strengthening oils and so much more! Everyone who registers and attends will receive a FREE Oil! This is one of two wellness events in Galveston for the week of May 28th. Please search Eventbrite for “Island Life & DōTERRA Essential Oils” on May 31st to register for that event.

Looking forward to our time together!

Cultivating epic wellness,

Kelley Walker
Dr. Sears Certified Health Coach
& Essential Oil Educator
817-253-0049

Register here!

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Oil Camp 5.0

Oil Camp was designed to provide group coaching and support to new oil users.  This is a quick, two-week online camp to help you dive into your new kit and start experiencing greater wellness right away!

We remember what it was like when we first got our oils… we were excited, but we didn’t actually know what to do with our kits!  We wanted the health benefits we knew were possible, but we didn’t know how to dive in by ourselves.  That is why Oil Camp was created.  We are here to walk alongside you and coach you daily, in a fun and interactive way, on how to implement essential oils into your wellness lifestyle.  Simple daily challenges will be given, and some AMAZING prizes will be awarded throughout the session!  The more you participate the more chances you have to win.  (YES!!)  You’ll want to set aside 15-20 minutes per day to take full advantage of the education we’re about to provide you.  Are you ready??

 

Register here!

Camp Harmony 1.0

If you’re ready to take your essential oil knowledge up yet another notch, join us to dive into the wonderful world of EMOTIONAL well being!  Think of this camp as a retreat by still waters.

 

Register here!

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DIY: Spring Fling Room Spray

Looking for the perfect spring/summer room spray? This Spring Fling spray is light, fresh, and has a touch of sweetness and tart.

 

Ingredients:

20 drops Lemon
20 drops Grapefruit
20 drops Lime
Distilled water
Glass spray bottle

 

Directions:

  1.  In a glass spray bottle, add essential oils and top with water. Depending on the size of your spray bottle, you may wish to add more essential oils. That’s all! Just give that bottle a shake and spray to your heart’s content.

– See more at: https://doterra.com/US/en/blog/diy-spring-fling-room-spray#sthash.iXqA8cJR.dpuf

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Tangerine Paradise Punch Recipe

Take yourself to an oasis of flavors with this sweet, yet pleasantly tart, tangerine juice. It’s so dreamy, you might find yourself on a beach in paradise.

Health Benefits: 

Strawberries: Strawberries are rich in the essential nutrients vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, and fiber. One cup of fresh strawberries contains 160 percent of the daily recommended quantity of vitamin C, for only 50 calories. The health benefits of strawberries include improved eye care, proper brain function, relief from high blood pressure, arthritis, gout and various cardiovascular diseases.[1] 

Orange juice: It is widely considered one of the healthiest beverages because of its wide range of health benefits, which include its ability to boost immune system function, reduce signs of aging, protect against cancer, boost cellular repair and metabolism, detoxify the body, improve circulation, improves blood pressure, reduces inflammation, and lowers cholesterol levels.[2]

Pineapples: Spiny on the outside, sweet on the inside, pineapples are one fantastic fruit. Pineapples contain high amounts of vitamin C and manganese. Like many other fruits and vegetables, pineapple contains dietary fiber, which is essential in keeping you regular and in keeping your intestines healthy. But unlike many other fruits and veggies, pineapple contains significant amounts of bromelain, an enzyme that breaks down protein, possibly helping digestion.[3] 

Ingredients: 

1 quart Lemonade
3 drops doTERRA Tangerine essential oil
1 cup orange juice
2 cups frozen fruit (we used a pineapple/ strawberry/mango mix)

Directions: 

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Put leftover frozen fruit in pitcher/cup.
  3. Pour juice into pitcher/cup.

1. “Health Benefits of Strawberries”
2. “Health Benefits of Orange Juice”
3. “Pineapple: Health Benefits, Risks, and Facts”

– See more at: https://doterra.com/US/en/blog/recipe-tangerine-paradise-punch#sthash.cAw22OLH.dpuf

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Drops of Joy Diffuser Jewelry

The Deal:

The aromatic properties of essential oils are well-loved and well-documented (to learn more, click  here  and  here). We know you  wish you could just have a diffuser with you wherever you go and  Drops of Joy Diffuser Jewelry  makes that possible, while making a fashion statement at the same time! We love the eco-conscious, people-conscious way this husband and wife team runs their business–and their diffuser jewelry is beautiful.
How it works:
Apply 1-3 drops of oil to a leather disc and place inside the locket. You may layer oils or wait until the scent is gone to use a different oil on the same disc.
For lava stone jewelry, place 1 drop of oil on each lava stone. You will experience the aromatic benefits for 3-5 days.
The Jewelry:
Drops of Joy Diffuser Jewelry  offers a wide variety of styles, but they sell out quickly, so if you love something make sure to grab it!

– See more at: https://doterra.com/US/en/blog/drops_of_joy_jewelry#sthash.vXrQt3Ir.dpuf

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Vetiver Oil Product Spotlight

Vetiver Oil Product Description

The roots of the vetiver plant are unique in their ability to grow downward, creating a thick tangle of roots in the ground. The root of the hearty vetiver plant is the origin of Vetiver essential oil, and produces a fragrance that is earthy and strong. This aroma has been used among many perfume industries and is a notable characteristic of Vetiver essential oil. Vetiver oil is composed of multiple sesquiterpenes, allowing Vetiver oil to have a grounding effect on emotions. This grounding effect makes Vetiver oil a commonly used essential oil in massage practices and topical and aromatic uses. Vetiver essential oil can also be taken internally to support a healthy immune system.*
Where to Buy Vetiver Oil
To buy a potent and pure bottle of Vetiver, visit the Vetiver essential oil product page or order from a local doTERRA Wellness Advocate.
When buying essential oils, there are two factors that are crucial to consider—potency and purity. The more potent and pure an essential oil is, the higher its effect and the greater its ability to meet individual needs.
To obtain high potency in an essential oil, the plant of the essential oil must be grown and harvested in ideal temperatures, soil, and climate. With this in mind, doTERRA created Co-impact Sourcing® initiatives to guarantee that the plants they use for their essential oils are grown in their optimal environments by skilled, local artisans. These initiatives ensure strong potency of doTERRA oils and also provide a sustainable source of income for farmers worldwide.
With a mission to provide the highest standard of pure essential oils, doTERRA submits each batch of essential oils to the CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® protocol. This protocol contains a series of strict tests that prove the purity of each batch of essential oil. When the oils are found pure, they are sold so that people around the world can receive their benefits. When individuals purchase doTERRA essential oils, they can feel confident knowing that the oils they receive are pure, potent, and of the highest quality.
Vetiver Oil Uses and Benefits
  1. When experiencing anxious, unnerved, or stressed feelings, use Vetiver oil aromatically or topically. Vetiver essential oil is rich in sesquiterpenes, which contain grounding properties. When used on the skin or inhaled, Vetiver essential oil can help provide a calming and grounding effect on emotions.
  2. Aid your immune system by taking Vetiver essential oil internally.* Vetiver oil contains immune-supporting properties and is a great way to fortify your immune system.* For healthy immune support, place a couple of drops of Vetiver essential oil into a doTERRA Veggie Capsule and take it internally.*
  3. School can be taxing and sometimes stressful for children. After a difficult day at school, help your child relax by applying Vetiver oil to your child’s neck and feet. This will help promote calm and grounded feelings.
  4. Give your body a little TLC with a Vetiver essential oil bath. For best results, fill the bath tub with warm water and add a couple of drops of Vetiver essential oil the water. These simple steps will provide you with an ideal bath that is perfect for deep relaxation. The aromatic benefits of Vetiver oil will also aid in creating a soothing and calming atmosphere.
  5. Traveling always comes with certain risks—environmental threats being one of them. To help prepare your body for traveling and a change in environment, take Vetiver essential oil internally. For best results, combine one to two drops of Vetiver oil with Lemon oil in a Veggie Caps capsule. This powerful combination of oils will help support a healthy immune system.*
  6. Vetiver oil’s aroma is sweet, woody, and smoky–emitting a strong, earthy scent. Use the earthy tones of Vetiver essential oil as a base for your favorite DIY diffuser blends. Adding Vetiver essential oil to a diffuser blend will provide aromatic benefits that have a calming, grounding effect on emotions.
  7. Sleep is extremely important for the health of both the mind and body. When individuals do not receive adequate hours of sleep or have too many sleepless nights, body functions begin to slow down. To help promote a restful night’s sleep, rub Vetiver oil on the bottom of your feet. Vetiver oil is a great essential oil for sleep and relaxation and can help give your body the sleep it needs.
  8. Give your body a powerful boost by adding one to two drops of Vetiver essential oil to your tea or hot drinks during the winter months. Vetiver essential oil contains immune-supporting properties that will help fortify your body against seasonal threats.*
  9. Because of Vetiver oil’s grounding effects, it is commonly used for massages. After a long day of standing, apply a few drops of Vetiver essential oil to your feet and slowly massage the oil in. A Vetiver oil massage is perfect after a long day, and the aromatic features of the oil can also provide a grounding and calming effect on emotions.
  10. For best use of doTERRA Vetiver oil, here is a simple essential oil tip. Use a toothpick to help get the desired amount of essential oil out of the container if the Vetiver oil is too thick to get out of the bottle. Remember, a little bit goes a long way.
Plant Description
The Vetiver plant, Vetiveria zizanioides, is a member of the grass family. The grass of the plant is a vibrant green color and grows straight and vertical.  Unlike other grasses, the root system of Vetiver grows down, making it ideal for helping prevent erosion and providing soil stabilization. The many roots of the plant grow in large clusters underground. doTERRA obtains Vetiver essential oil from the roots of the vetiver plant.
Chemistry of Vetiver Oil
Main Chemical Components: Carvone, isovalencenol, khusimol
The main chemical constituents of Vetiver essential oil are carvone, isovalencenol, khusimol. Both isovalencenol and khusimol are sesquiterpenes that are part of the alcohols functional group. These chemicals have grounding properties and are what make Vetiver essential oil a grounding oil.  Carvone is a monoterpene that is a member of the ketones functional group. Carvone contains energizing properties that add to the beneficial chemical properties of Vetiver essential oil. To learn more about the chemical makeup of Vetiver oil or other essential oils, visit the doTERRA Science Blog.
Oils that Blend Well with Vetiver Oil
Vetiver oil blends well with Lavender, doTERRA Serenity®, doTERRA Balance®, Sandalwood, and Lemongrass essential oils.
Cautions
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

– See more at: https://doterra.com/US/en/blog/spotlight-vetiver-oil#sthash.xPxLQRNY.dpuf

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Spring Break: DIY Piggy Bank

Make a cute place to store your spare change with this piggy bank DIY.
WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Empty doTERRA supplement container with removed label
  • 2 peel and stick wiggle eyes or buttons
  • 4 essential oil bottle lids
  • Pink paint of choice
  • Paint brush or spray paint
  • Felt sheet for ears
  • Exacto knife or craft knife
  • Glue gun
  • Scissors
  • 1 pink pipe cleaner for the tail
  • Sharpie

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Using an Exacto knife, carefully make a coin slot big enough to fit two quarters side-by-side.
  2. Remove the lid and paint the bottle first, then paint the lids separately.
    Tip: Apply multiple thin layers of paint to achieve a brighter and more even look.
  3. For the legs, glue painted essential oil bottle lids to the “belly” side of the bottle.
  4. Cut out the ears from the felt sheet. Pinch the bottom of the ear piece to create a crease, then glue the crease to create an ear-like shape. Glue both ears onto the “head” as shown in the picture.
    Note: We used a darker colored felt for the interior of the ear. The interior ear piece cut-out is slightly smaller than the outside piece.
  5. For the tail, cut a 4-inch piece of pipe cleaner, bend it to a spiral shape, then glue it to the back of the bottle.
  6. Glue both eyes along the neck of the bottle.
  7. For nostrils, draw two dots on the lid with a Sharpie.

– See more at: https://doterra.com/US/en/blog/diy-piggy-bank#sthash.TZLoWz4f.dpuf

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Fresh Start Revolution – Online

FRESH START REVOLUTION is a weight management protocol that teaches you how to reset your body’s metabolism to establish your set point health. It is a 3 part system that involves a cleanse and restore process with plant based supplements, whole food preparation and a proprietary protein food source that provides 15g of protein per serving, along with key micro and macronutrients. Attending an FSR presentation is key to understanding the power of this protocol. During these presentations we perform cooking demonstrations and food samples are provided.

 

Register here!

Citrus Coconut Popsicles

These popsicles are a fun and cooling recipe to make with the family on any hot summer day.

 

Winner: Louisa Nickel, Illinois

Essential oil used: Lime

 

INGREDIENTS:

1 can full-fat coconut milk

1 cup orange juice

⅓ cup (or to taste) agave or sweetener of choice

1–2 drops Lime essential oil

 

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Blend coconut milk, agave, and Lime.
  2. Pour mixture into Popsicle mold, dividing evenly.
  3. Place in freezer for 10 minutes, then top with orange juice.
  4. Freeze again for 30 minutes.
  5. Insert Popsicle sticks. Continue freezing until firm.

– See more at: https://doterra.com/US/en/blog/recipes-citrus-coconut-sicles#sthash.UP5Be3tg.dpuf

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A Taste of FSR

Come get a taste of FSR!  Attending an FSR presentation is key to understanding the power of this protocol. Please attend one of the Fresh Start Revolution classes before signing up for this class. During these presentations we perform cooking demonstrations and food samples are provided.

 

Register here!

Lasting Weight Loss

SMART TIPS AND EFFECTIVE TOOLS

Approximately two in three people in the U.S. and most developed countries around the world are overweight. Losing weight is not just a matter of looking good in your swimsuit; it also has profound implications in improving your health and longevity! For many overweight people, losing as little as 10 pounds can significantly improve markers of good health, such as blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Most degenerative diseases have been associated or directly linked to being overweight.

If you struggle with weight, you’ve probably figured out what scientists and doctors already know: there is no magic weight loss pill. We can’t keep eating too much and exercising too little and then expect a pill to fix it. Similarly, extreme crash diets don’t work either; the changes are too drastic and cannot be maintained. After a few weeks or months, the lost pounds are regained.

Successful weight loss requires reasonable, doable lifestyle improvements. More than that, they need to be long-term changes to really get lasting results. This is easier said than done, of course. We are all creatures of habit who naturally resist change. Plus, today’s food and beverage offerings in restaurants and supermarkets have been optimized for great taste and appetizing aromas at the expense of being healthy. Then add our sedentary jobs and lifestyles, and you have a perfect storm of factors working against even our best efforts to lose or even maintain weight!

TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR CRAVINGS

For most of us, the greatest challenges are the cravings and snacking urges in between meals or after dinner. To help you specifically with appetite control and snacking, doTERRA now offers Slim & Sassy Control™. This breakthrough product controls cravings by helping the body feel full. It features a proprietary extract made from spinach called Appethyl™. *

Appethyl works so well that many people feel reduced appetite and cravings after the first try. In fact, there are eight human clinical studies showing that it reduces appetite and cravings. These studies also show that it helps people lose weight when used as part of a weight management program.

So, how does Appethyl work?

Essentially, it helps our digestive system signal to the brain that we
are full. Let me explain: Our small intestine is about 23 feet long. The refined foods we eat nowadays are digested very quickly, mostly in the upper part of the intestine. All the way at the bottom of the small intestine we have special receptors  that detect undigested fat. When these receptors detect fat, they send a message to the brain that we don’t need more food. However, the fats from today’s refined foods almost never make it down to these receptors. They are digested so quickly that we don’t get the message that it’s time to stop eating. This is why we feel like snacking and eating all day long.

Taking Slim & Sassy Control with your food helps slow down fat digestion just enough that the fat makes it all the way down to these receptors. As soon as they detect the fat, they send a powerful message to the brain that we’re full. So, what we’re doing here is simply supporting our body’s natural way of controlling appetite.*

We offer two options of Control: An instant beverage mix powder and healthy snack bars in three flavors. Here’s how to take Slim & Sassy Control Instant Mix: If you’re like me and your biggest problem is snacking after dinner, then take it with lunch. If you tend to snack throughout the day, then take it  with breakfast. Be sure your breakfast or lunch contains at least a little bit of healthy fat. Your body needs healthy fat and it helps make Control do its job. Mix it into your doTERRA TrimShake made with low-fat dairy milk or almond or soy milk. You can also make a TrimShake smoothie with some avocado or yogurt. The sky is the limit for recipes.

The Control Bars already contain healthy fats, so you can take them even in between meals as a healthy snack.

I have evaluated hundreds of weight-loss ingredients, and our Appethyl® spinach extract in Control is by far the best researched and most effective weight management ingredient I’ve ever seen. We have secured the exclusive rights to Appethyl® in our business channel, and we’re excited to provide the full clinically tested amount in each serving of Slim & Sassy Control.

We recommend using it as part of the doTERRA® Slim & Sassy® program, and we’re confident that it will help you take control of the long-lasting lifestyle improvements that lead to successful weight loss. Studies also have shown that taking a good multivitamin further enhances success of weight loss programs, and there are no better multivitamins than doTERRA Daily Nutrient Pack™ and doTERRA Lifelong Vitality Pack.™*


TIPS FOR MAINTAINING A HEALTHY BODY WEIGHT

GET THE MOST SATIATION OUT OF THE CALORIES YOU CONSUME

How? By making smart food and beverage choices. Go for more fruits and vegetables, quality protein sources (like fish, chicken, low-fat dairy, and beans), and drink water. Avoid most processed foods, bakery items, pastas, breads (esp. white), pizza, and fried foods. Snack on fruits or a few nuts instead of chips and ice cream. Use doTERRA TrimShakes to prepare healthy, high-protein, high-fiber shakes and smoothies to replace breakfast and or lunch.

STAY AWAY FROM SOFT DRINKS AND JUICES

Americans get over 25 percent of their total daily calories from sugary soft drinks and juices. They don’t satiate and are loaded with calories. Even diet sodas don’t work, since they cause sugar cravings later. Drink water instead—and lots of it! Humans are naturally designed to drink water. Use a few drops or doTERRA Slim & Sassy® Metabolic Blend with the water you drink in between meals.

EMBRACE THE FEELING OF BEING HUNGRY AS SOMETHING POSITIVE

When you are feeling hungry, your body starts burning body fat. Don’t be afraid of feeling hungry! Yes, it’s not one of the most pleasant feelings, but try to visualize how you are burning fat when hungry, and keep in mind that eating something will immediately stop the fat burning.

GET INTO THE EXERCISE HABIT AND START SLOW

Being too ambitious with exercise initially is a main cause for failure. A fitness tracker (such as FitBit, etc.) can help. Exercise must be enjoyable and doable at all times. When you want to increase your regular exercise level, do so gradually. Taking it slow allows you to adjust both mentally as well as physically. If you are not used to exercise, consult your doctor before starting.

USE A FITNESS APP

Counting calories and activities can be a little bothersome, but it’s highly educational and you’ll get used to it in a week. It opens your eyes to how much calories your foods and beverages actually contain, and how much exercise it takes to “repair the damage” of eating too many calories. I use MyFitnessPal when I want to lose weight, and it’s one of the best apps out there.

DON’T GET DISCOURAGED

Old habits are hard to break, and research shows that repetition is the key. Once you are used to your new, healthier routine you have formed a new, healthier habit andthings get much easier. Make these lifestyle changes gradually; it’ll be easier to adjustand they will last you a lifetime!

*Appethyl is a trademark of Greenleaf Medical AB
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Carsten Smidt is doTERRA’s Chief Science Officer and oversees research and product development. Dr. Smidt has held executive research and development positions for almost 20 years, working for leading global companies in dietary supplement, nutraceutical, and medical food industries. He holds a doctorate degree in Nutrition Science and Physiological Chemistry from the University of California at Davis and is a fellow of the American College of Nutrition. Dr. Smidt is passionate about health and fitness and enjoys the outdoors.

“Successful weight loss requires reasonable, doable lifestyle improvements. More than that, they need to be long-term changes to really get lasting results.”

– See more at: https://doterra.com/US/en/blog/healthy-living-lasting-weight-loss#sthash.wihCj3pL.dpuf

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