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Happy New Year!

With the New Year begins the race to lose weight. We make resolutions, join gyms and eat less. But, within a week or two we are back to our old habits again! We are back to our food addictions and unhealthy lifestyles again! That’s the definition of crazy, isn’t it? Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. It’s time to embrace self-care back into our lives. That means living consciously where we make decisions based on what we eat and how hard we work so we can build a healthy, vibrant body.

We give up on our new healthy habits because we don’t see instant results. So how fast is fast enough? How fast we lose weight does matter. No one loses 11 pounds in a week and keeps it off. It is the small, consistent changes that make the big difference, and most of the time, diet and exercise alone doesn’t work!

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To kick start your new healthy year, I am offering you the opportunity to take THE CHALLENGE, WIN WEEKLY PRIZES OR MAYBE THE FIRST PLACE PRIZE OF $500!

Jacqui McCoy, a television personality from Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition, gave Shaklee a challenge to lose 40,000 pounds as a group between January 6th and March 31st. So do you want to be part of a challenge to lose 10 pounds or more? Jacqui knows that diet and exercise alone doesn’t always work. She has a compelling story. She was 30 years old, obese and had a disease that prevented her from having a baby. She wanted desperately to have one.

She successfully lost 207 pounds in one year on the TV show Extreme Makeover. Her job that year was to eat right and exercise to get her body back, and she did it! However, her hormones were still out of balance and she was unable to conceive. What was worse, she started to gain her weight back! Her mother recently lost weight on the Shaklee 180 program. Jacqui loved the convenience of the Shaklee 180 Smoothees, Metabolic Boost, Energizing Teas and she only had to prepare one meal per day. With Shaklee, she had natural nutrition to fill in the gaps! She felt great and was losing 1-2 pounds per week. The best news is that she had a baby girl last August!

What health goals do you have? Would you like to feel good in your body? My challenge involves a 90-day program where you can address the simple lifestyle changes that make weight loss sustainable and gets your body functioning at its best. Forget about quick fixes and yo-yo dieting – slow and steady wins the race. Take the challenge today! 

Get started by e-mailing me at diana@zestylifenyc.com or calling 216-526-5496.

Live Life With Zest,

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I remember back-to-school days with my twins and buying all their school supplies after getting the check list from that year’s teacher.  It was just one of the ways I set them up for a good and successful school year.

As a health coach, I work with families to create a checklist for kids to perform their best from a nutritional perspective. We are motivated to want the best for our kids, but challenges can distract us from our good intention. This is when new, healthy and good habits can make all the differences.


Challenges and Solutions

Here are the challenges I’ve seen and some solutions I suggest:

The Protein Rich Breakfast: What is a child’s most important meal of the day? Breakfast of course! And what do kids usually eat? Bagels, cereal, donuts; all sugar, which winds them up, gets them hyper, not pay attention in class and then an hour or 2 later, they crash.  The kids become restless in their seats and they can’t wait until lunch. Not a good strategy for effective learning.

The solution is a nutritional off-to-school breakfast. One of the best healthy fast food breakfast is the Shaklee 180 Energizing Smoothee. This is not only good for your children, but good for the whole family. Prepared as directed, each smoothie delivers the goodness of a meal to help your child power through the day. Protein and fiber help keep you feeling full longer, while ‘added leucine’ helps your body retain muscle so your metabolism can power on for energy.

Keeping Kids Healthy:  Where do all these colds come from? The best approach is to have the habit of taking supplements that power up kids and their family’s immune systems.

Start off with a Shaklee multivitamin for any age which helps build the foundation for the brain and nervous system.

For little ones who can’t swallow tablets, try Shakleekids Incredivites Multivitamins.  For older kids, we recommend Shaklee B-Complex & OmegaGuard and finally, college kids and older, Shaklee Vita-Lea, B-Complex, Vita-C and NutriFeron.


What are you washing your hands with?  The trend is disinfectant soaps that could be harmful to children’s neurological development.

Dr. Doris Rapp, MD, a pioneer of children’s allergies and author of “Is This Your Child,” talked about conventional cleaners and how they affect how our children learn. She did a simple experiment, where they washed the desks of a schoolroom with a ‘Lysol’ type disinfectant. They brought the kids in and had them write a paragraph. The words were all over the page, size of the letters were not consistent and the words were spelled wrong. Two hours later, after the room was well ventilated, the same kids were writing perfectly.

ImageInstead of using conventional disinfectants, consider using Shaklee H2 Organic Super Cleaning Wipes and the Basic H2 Wipes…they are safe, effective and biodegrade.

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These 3 simple habits can provide nutritional support for learning and brain function, improve immune systems and keep the kids and the family environmentally safe, healthy and productive throughout the school year.  

Email us at dianamaltz@gmail.com to request more information on nutritional programs for ADD/ADHD or health coaching.

…and don’t forget to join us on Thursday, September 19th for our Shaklee 180 Smoothee Tasting!

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