Yesterday, a friend of mine asked me about my view on the Acai Berry Diet Pills and only way I could think of explaining my opinion was through a shopping analogy. I knew that being a great shopper like herself, she would understand.
So, imagine you see a really hot, trendy dress in the window display. You come in and try it on -- you look fantastic! Then, you look at the price on the tag and it is exactly a third of your monthly mortgage. Would you buy something that's trendy, that will not last long and that is going to cost you A LOT? Probably not. What a good shopper usually does is first classify a potential purchase as either a trendy one-season kind of piece or as a long-term investment one. If it is a former, then you wouldn't spend too much money. After all, you won't wear it that long -- trends come and go and next season will most likely to bring in a new look. If a good shopper is looking for a short-term trendy piece, they are going to buy it at a lower cost.
However, if you are looking to purchase an "investment" piece, then it is a different story. If that is the case, budget can be stretched a little, as you are paying for the quality that will last for years. I do want to mention that sometimes a trend comes along that is totally YOU. In that case, it doesn't matter if it is "in" or "out" in a few months. YOUR style is always "IN" for you.
So, how does that apply to diets? Exactly the same way. If you are looking to lose weight and decide to settle for a temporary quick fix, then look at it as a "trend." A quick fix is short-term and after it is over, you are probably going to get back to your routine, which caused you to gain the weight in the first place. So, by that rationale, the weight will come back to haunt you and get you to spend more and more money, time and energy -- a very high cost for a trend.
If you are looking to lose weight, then take time to find out your style and create a dietary program that will fit YOU. It should feel like an "investment" piece that you will love and that will make you feel good. Don't settle for anything less, like a temporary trend. Instead, find what makes you happy. What will work for you long-term? Only then create a tailored plan to match your individual needs that you will enjoy for years to come. Diet is not a temporary thing. Diet means lifestyle and if it is going to be something you "wear' every day, then it might as well be something that you enjoy. Your choices in life should make you feel and look good.
And while you are searching for your perfect dietary lifestyle, do take time to discover amazing options fruits and vegetables have to offer, like the dandelion greens that help you improve digestion and help you slim down! Traditionally, dandelion is also used to improve appetite, digestion and liver/kidney function. In addition, extracts have potential anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immune-enhancing effects. One of the best ways to take your dandelion greens is to add a few stems to your green juice. You can also try dandelion tea, but some of the properties may be lost with heat.
So, as you ponder on your way to get to your goal weight, please focus on the word "YOUR." It is not about anyone else, but YOU. Please make yourself a priority and take time to better your health.
1/28/2011 03:13:19 am
1/28/2011 10:42:27 pm
Great post! Love your blog.
You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be really something which I think I would never understand. It seems too complicated and very broad for me. I am looking forward for your next post; I will try to get the hang of it!
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