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Kristal Richardson - Creator of the Vino Lean Diet

Thomas Richardson

Kristal Richardson - Creator of the Vino Lean Diet

When Kristal was 28 years old, she decided to transform her body.  As a self-described “skinny fat” girl and a Type A personality, from the Midwest, she set her goals very high.  In fact, her objective was to compete in a physique competition in a category called Figure.  This is quite a feat for someone whose idea of working out was running around the block twice! Fast forward to one year later when Kristal won her first show.  Six months later she won her class at the North American Championships, which earned her professional competing status. Kristal went on to...


Vino Lean Diet - Lose 10lbs in 20 Days

Thomas Richardson

Vino Lean Diet - Lose 10lbs in 20 Days

Vino Lean Diet - Lose 10 Pounds In 20 Days  Yep, we said it 10 pounds in 20 days.  So, what is Vino Lean. Well for you wine lovers, losing 10 pounds in 20 days on our plan means NOT giving up your daily wine, thus the name Vino Lean.  The good news is that if after losing the 10 pounds you want to keep going. Go for it. The Wine Why the wine? Simply, for motivation.  Many people enjoy wine on a daily basis and find it a deterrent to dieting because they think they need to give it...


20 Great Foundation Weight Management Shake Recipes

Thomas Richardson

20 Great Foundation Weight Management Shake Recipes

Chocolate Flavor Foundation Shake Recipes Almond, Medjool Dates, and Chocolate Energy Bars Ingredients 1 ½ cup almonds 2 scoop Chocolate Flavor Foundation Shake 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup cocoa chips 3 Medjool dates pitted 2 Tbsp coconut oil Instructions 1.    Combine all ingredients from the list in your food processor. Process continuously for two minutes, or until the ingredients clump together and gather into a ball. 2.    Lay a piece of wax paper on your working surface and dump the dough on it. Press the dough with your hands until it forms a thick square. Wrap and chill overnight....


Body Fat Facts 101 - The Fat Cell

Thomas Richardson

Body Fat Facts 101 - The Fat Cell

Body Fat Facts 101 Part 1 Well since most of us want to lose this thing we call fat, we should know a little about it, and there is a lot to know some of which science is still learning. So, what is body fat? Body fat or adipose tissue as science calls it, are cells containing a substance called triglycerides, which is a combination of glycerol and fatty acids. Simply, fat cells are storage units for energy, in the form of triglycerides.   We have two main types of fat subcutaneous and visceral.   Subcutaneous fat is that fat you can...


Sleep and Weight

Thomas Richardson

Sleep and Weight

Sleep and Weight   Have you ever heard that insufficient sleep maybe causing you to gain weight? Well, we are telling you this now! Research tells the story. A study in the  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that when people were starved of sleep, late-night snacking increased, and they were more likely to choose high-carb snacks. In another study done at the University of Chicago, sleep-deprived participants chose snacks with twice as much fat as those who slept at least 8 hours. A second study found that sleeping too little prompts people to eat bigger portions of all foods,...