Friday, November 30, 2012

Day 2: No Junk Food Challenge

If you like us on Facebook, you know about the No Junk Food Challenge we've started yesterday! As we work through the 21 days of no junk food, we will provide friendly tips, advice, and motivation to keep you going strong!

In case you haven't seen it and you're interested in joining us, here's the challenge deets you need to know:

Super hard? Yes? Crazy idea during the holiday season? Absolutely! Impossible? Of course not. It's only 21 days.With the busy holiday season, 21 days will fly by in a snap.

The first rule says "no chocolate". So, we wanted to provide you with some altneratives to help you keep the chocolate away:
  • Fruit: A great alternative when you're having a craving for sweets.
  • Carob: Sweeter than chocolate and much better for you. It does not have the caffeine, cholesterol, oxalic acid, and theobromine that chocolate contains.(Source:
  • Cocoa Powder: It's a healthy ingredient that you can mix in with cottage cheese for a sweet and healthy snack. You can also sip some hot cocoa on a cold winter day. (Source: LiveStrong)

 Tell us: What will you do to stay away from chocolate for 21 days?

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