Note: This post has been sponsored by Dannon. I received product and compensation to facilitate this post. All opinions are strictly my own.
I am a creature of habit.
For over 25 years I have eaten the exact same thing each morning….coffee and yogurt. There are times that I might mix things up, add the yogurt to a bowl of granola, or have a piece of toast with it, but I always (even on vacations and press trips) begin my day this way. I think one of the reasons is that my life is so unpredictable, that this habit keeps me grounded. More importantly…
- I need a bit of protein to start the day
- I need to protect myself against the bloated, gassy, uncomfortable, and annoying rumbling in my gut, especially when I’m on the road.
- I get my DAIRY each day
As a travel blogger, I never know just WHAT type of food the rest of the day will bring. I’m constantly running from hotel room to historical sites, to the countryside, and presentations. Each day is different, and there’s no going back to my hotel room until the day is done. So, making sure that my tummy has the optimal probiotics each day is ESSENTIAL. Minor tummy upsets can be MAJOR when you’re someplace where you don’t speak the language.
Was I doing it all wrong?
I recently learned that eating Activia TWICE a day for four weeks, as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle, may help reduce the frequency of minor digestive issues like bloating, gas, discomfort and rumbling. I’d always eaten in for breakfast, and I enjoy having a treat at the end of each day. For the past few weeks I’ve taken the Activia Challenge and enjoyed a yogurt in the morning and another while reading at the end of each day (told you I was a creature of habit – I complete each day by reading).
Activia Greek Light (fave flavor is peach), although I mix it up just to keep my mornings (and evenings) a bit more interesting. The good thing is that with varieties like Activia Yogurt, Activia Greek, and Activia Greek Light, Activia Light Yogurt, Activia Fiber Yogurt and even Activia Smoothies you can mix it up according to your whim. I even toss it over a bowl of fruit, or mix it in with my granola.
There’s nothing worse than not feeling yourself
Activia makes delicious, creamy, probiotic yogurts that not only taste good; when eaten regularly, they may help you feel good too. With many great options and a vast variety of flavors, Activia makes it easy to complete the challenge with options to enjoy at any point of the day, whether you’re on-the-go, at your desk, or enjoying breakfast at home with your family.
Mr. S & Clem
Mr. S was one of those “once in a while” Activia eaters, so my goal for this month was to get him to take the Activia Challenge along with me. You see, he has some MAJOR tummy problems, and I know that the added protection from enjoying a container of Activia twice a day can only help him! BTW, Clem’s job is to lick the yogurt container clean after we finish.
Take the Activia Challenge along with me. I’ll be updating you right here on Champagne Living as I see how I feel, and you can let me know just how YOU are doing as well.
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