How to loose weight

I have a good news today!

I am just ecstatic because I have finally achieved my goal: I lost 2 kilograms in less than a month and I finally trimmed down my used to be stubborn belly fats. Isn’t that amazing? I almost lost hope and the enthusiasm but one thing changed my course. You see, here’s the fact: When you get older, your metabolism also gets slower. But there are actually ways in which we can hack this slowed down metabolism. Good thing I’m a nutritionist-dietitian and got my license. I could always relearn the science. Plus, I got inspired by the encouraging testimony of my friend about her diet and exercise.

Here’s the deal. I can teach you how to loose weight but all of these sciences that I have learned in seven years of being a clinical dietitian wouldn’t be of good use if not put into decisive action.

Through the years I have studied and mastered the art of loosing weight and I have watched this victoriously happen to all of my persistent and determined clients.

Loosing weight is first, a science in that every human body is unique; and it is evidence based. Secondly, it’s an art because it requires many approaches and factors as psychology,  home economics, cooking and other integrated health approaches.

So what does it takes to hit this bingo?


First things first: A commitment  to accept the challenge.


Second, you’ve got to conceive it in your mind that you can do it and that it will actually happen. You’ve got to imagine it really happen.


Get a partner, a sidekick or pick your favorite partner in good crime for this challenge or whatever you want to call it. I call it a joyful challenge because I already to conceived in my mind the joy to inspire others to do the same and to accept the challenge. It would also help if you hang around people who already achieved your dream goal. Get inspiration from them. Read their books, listen to their stories or blogs. Seek encouragement from them. You will never fail.


Fourth, you’ve got to have the right motivation. Go on! Pick that dress on the shop you’ve always been p to eye on. Or pick that sexy bikini on your favorite boutique and make it your motivation. Or you’ve been eyeing this sexy shirt or sports attire. Go on! Do not hesitate because that thing will motivate you. Go ahead! Remember that pictures bring power to our daily lives same as words affect our emotions. There is power on pictures. Remember the power of dream boards? It’s when dreamers put the pictures of their dream houses, or dream cars or dream jobs or dream travel places. Then they post on their wall to see and to smile with it every day. You can put yours and post with it your fitness and wellness goals. Now you will never get wrong with that. There you go, you are now ready for the next big victory ahead which is the PERFECT COMBINATION of SCIENCE, NUTRITION AND PROPER DIET, REST and EXERCISE.

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You are beautiful!

Indeed, life teaches you many lessons.
A lesson to love yourself more and to become the strongest person you could ever be. To love and give and care without expecting anything in return. To humbly care and love and bleed.
Somebody said that we are like those stars that we gaze at every night..

“Something happens to burst us open; but  when we burst open and think we are dying; we’re actually turning into a supernova. And then when we look at ourselves again, we see that we’re suddenly more beautiful than we were ever before!”(C. Joybell C.)


To look good outside is to feel good inside…


Loving Yourself


Living is not enough. You need a little sunshine, good food, rest and lots of love and good things.

Dear beautiful and awesome friend,

On Loving yourself:

Why am I writing about this stuff?
On what position am I credible to write?
Well, I am writing about this very critical and global topic because first and foremost I am a Nutritionist-Dietitian. Second, I care for you. And by taking care of yourself means you are also taking good care of the people around you especially your loved ones. And thirdly, because I truly believe that it is the most important decision that you could ever make in your lifetime.

Loving oneself entails first a decision, then a sense of committment, and a courage to pursue with your set goals. It’s not as easy as “one, two, three” but it’s definitely worth spending your time and effort with.

To love oneself is to spend your time doing the things that you love and care about. Pursuing your passions and dreams in life; taking care of your health by doing regular physical activities, having enough sleep or rest, eating a balanced diet and loving your God (or whatever faith you believe in).

To love oneself is to allow ourselves to continuously grow in all aspects of life. To be emotionally aware of oneself and others, socially, physically, intellectually and spiritualy. Because all we ever had is ourselves. And its the closest thing we could do. It’s the gift that you will give not just to yourself but also to your family and loved ones.
Because we cannot give what we do not have, we can only take better care of others  If we are able to take care of ourselves so well.
I am dietitian working in the hospital for more than half a score already. I have witnessed and interviewed many patients including their families. I am witness to many broken hearts of witnessing their loved one die or struggle from a critical illness or a difficult disease. I have been with the families of hopeful uncertainties.

We are all connected and so If one person or family member suffers, the whole group or family is also affected (financially, physically and emotionally). That’s why we have to better take care of ourselves. Health equals wealth. We have what we call degenerative diseases. These are diseases that increase in frequency due to lifestyle and worldwide industrialization. Our foods are processed using preservatives and technological advancements that the natural nutrients of these foods are alteted.
But one thing I have learned and understood is that all of those diseases and health challenges could have been prevented if only a better lifestyle was lived beforehand. Prevention is always better than cure.

So this is my gift to you my friend – my writing and my knowledge and abilities from what I have gained working for about half a score in the hospital setting ang health care practice. As a Nutritionist-Dietitian, It is my passion and sincerity to share with the best of my ability all that I have learned and acquired in my profession.
I wish you not just a long but also a very good and colorful life – well spent with your family and loved ones. So bear with me as we journey through this beautiful and challenging life.

Sincerely Yours,
Czarinah Callejo, Registered Nutritionist-Dietitian/Health Advocate