I debated what category to put this in, so it might not be right. Anyway...I'm hoping someone with some kind of real knowledge about health, exercise and weight loss can help me out here.
I am trying to get back into shape and lose weight. I am changing the way I eat, eating much healthier, and mostly water to drink. But I am a major chocoholic. Chocolate is my one big weakness. To avoid eating tons of candy bars or chocolate donuts or brownies, I was thinking I could drink chocolate milk instead. I know that it's got to be lower in calories than some of those things, and I'm thinking it's probably slightly better for me than those things. I've started walking, a little more than half a mile right now but planning to work my way up to 2 miles, and will also be sometimes riding a bike and eventually jogging/running.
My question is: Can I drink it and still lose weight? Or am I just fooling myself to be able to give in to my chocolate addiction? And if I can drink it, how much can I drink before it hurts more than helps? I'd be making it with 2% milk, btw.
Asked by Anonymous at 2:45 PM on Aug. 17, 2012 in Diet & Fitness
Answer by txnmomof4 at 2:46 PM on Aug. 17, 2012
Answer by kimigogo at 2:53 PM on Aug. 17, 2012
Answer by DreainCO at 2:54 PM on Aug. 17, 2012
Answer by pixy_styx at 2:57 PM on Aug. 17, 2012
Raw Chocolate Milkshake Miracle
• ¼ cup hemp seeds (or use soaked almonds, cashews, sunflower seeds etc.)
• 2 heaping Tbsp. raw cacao powder
• 1 Avocado
• 1 very large frozen banana (or 2 small)
• 2 Tbsp. raw honey, agave, or maple syrup
• dash sea salt
• ¾ - 1 cup water
• 4 ice cubes
1. Blend all the ingredients together; add water to thin if desired. It’s a thick one, folks!
And although the urge to chug may take over, don’t forget to “chew” your milkshake for better digestion! Very important.
Answer by robinkane at 3:00 PM on Aug. 17, 2012
Answer by balagan_imma at 3:06 PM on Aug. 17, 2012
Answer by kimigogo at 3:11 PM on Aug. 17, 2012
Answer by okmanders at 3:20 PM on Aug. 17, 2012