One of the upsides of the social media world we live in today is the ability to connect with each other. We love a comment on our Facebook , Twitter or Instagram and emails we receive from clients past and present to update us on their life or just to say hello. We really feel like a community.
Sharing information is key and social media is a perfect venue. A before & after picture that a client shares can be just the motivation that another client needed that day to keep going, a testimonial can be the catapult that gives someone the courage to start their weight loss journey and a new shared recipe could make the difference in someone staying on track!
We love the input you give us to share with the community. We believe in the value of connecting with one another so much we’ve created a safe & private environment in a secret Facebook group to share one on one. If you are our client and would like to join, email me your email address.
In the spirit of sharing, here is a recipe a client, Luc Lalonde sent to me along with his caption! Thanks Luc!
“So… last night, I had friends coming for dinner and this is what I made… and this is 99.9% IP approved! It was AMAZING!!!
BC snapper, oven cooked with olive oil, salt and pepper.
Pureed/mashed purple cauliflower
Sautéed zucchini, garlic, purple Brussels Sprout
Red pepper, basil and smoked paprika sauce.
It was full of flavour, full of taste and full healthy woop woop.”
Normally that phrase is reserved for the weather in March, however I think it could also describe the transition from summer to September.
At Food-Wise Weight Loss, we hit the ground running in September. We were off to Toronto at the beginning of the month for the much anticipated Ideal Protein Super Weekend. As a part of our commitment to our clients, we make it a priority to attend. It’s a chance for collaboration with other coaches, enhancing our skills and knowledge with the medical panel and finding out about new products.
Ideal Protein has released a new technology called Ideal Smart Platform.
The platform is designed to give dieters more information and to be able to track information on their smart phones. Information is power! The trio pictured above consists of a Fitness Band, App and Scale. They are all linked together via Bluetooth to help you see the full picture.
The Ideal Smart app is available for free wherever you download your apps. You can track your food, supplements and water, use the bar code scanner & when you weigh in at your clinic – your weight, hydration and body fat % syncs to the app!
The fitness band tracks your steps, how many minutes you’ve been active, distance you walk and calories burned. At night, you change to sleep mode and the band tracks your sleep! You can sync the band to your app as well to get a full picture of your day.
The scale and fitness band can be purchased from Food-Wise Weight Loss. Ask your coach!
October is a gorgeous month and the harvests are plentiful. Enjoy the farm markets, crisp mornings and Thanksgiving.