**CLOSED** Free Giveaway!!! Digital Kitchen Scale

July 17, 2012

Today I am offering Ziba By Nature’s first ever Giveaway Contest!

This giveaway has been generously sponsored by Slimkicker, a fitness service helping those who want to lead healthier lives turn their diet and fitness goals into a fun level-up game.

The Prize

The Ozeri Touch Professional Digital Kitchen Scale

This digital scale is slim, portable and very simple to use. It is quite handy for weighing kitchen ingredients and planning out meal portions. But besides the usual kitchen stuff, I’m sure this scale is also very useful for weighing envelopes, packages and any other medium to small objects that you could think to weigh. Read all about its cool features and elegant design.

Do you like it? You can have it for FREE if you participate in this easy Giveaway Contest!

The Giveaway Contest

Participating is easy. You must do 2 things:

1) Subscribe to Ziba’s Blog with your email address
To the right of this page, there is a little box where you can enter your email address then click subscribe in order to be updated on the latest Ziba Blog articles. You won’t be spammed, I promise. Your contest entry will only be considered official once your name shows up on the subscriber list. So don’t forget to check your email to confirm the subscription.

2) Write a comment with your idea of a fun, creative fitness or diet challenge. For example, drinking no soda for one week. Or doing 20 minutes of physical exercise every day for 14 days. Keep your comment short and simple (1-2 sentence).

About the Sponsor

Slimkicker helps people to develop healthy long-term habits such as proper nutrition and portion control. Diet and fitness goals are turned into fun level-up games with points, rewards and challenges. In addition to providing actionable, personalized advice and social support, their website also provides useful tools such as a calorie calculator and an iPhone calorie counting app.

Only the best original idea will be chosen, and the winner will be announced in one week.

Good luck! 

**Giveaway Winner: Thanks everyone for all the great ideas. In the end, Slimkicker picked their favorite idea and the winner is Nikki! Her idea was to “create a set of exercise cards, each card will have a different exercise like 20 pushups, 20 sit-ups, etc. Each day, for a week pick one random card and do that exercise for that day.”**

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75 thoughts on “**CLOSED** Free Giveaway!!! Digital Kitchen Scale

  1. Emilia

    Take the stairs instead of the elevator & park your car in the back of the parking lot. It will also help ease your mind by getting to places earlier & not rushing around.

  2. Jeni

    I have successfully cut out sodas from my life, but I haven’t been able to cut out one major thing. So that is my idea…going for two weeks without fried food. It will be tough, but it would be good motivation to try different dishes and try them different ways.

  3. Margaret Smith

    I’ve been dieting for a few months now. (Lost 25 lbs. so far) My diet challenge is exercising. Getting the motovation, time and getting into a routine.
    Thanks so much.

  4. nikki

    My challenge is to create a set of exercise cards, each card will have a different exercise like 20 pushups, 20 situps, etc. Each day, for a week pick one random card and do that exercise for that day.

  5. S71

    The suggestion to not eat after 6pm does wonders – but I often fail…

    Keeping a measuring glass and measuring spoons on the counter is really useful for keeping track of portion sizes and calories. It makes a big difference when you get to know what a serving size looks like. This scale would be very helpful in that regard as well!

  6. Wendy

    Portion control! It is definitely a challenge to eat smaller portions (use smaller plates). I have subscribed to your email. 🙂 Thanks!!

  7. Monica Meza

    A fun exercise (that is quite effective for the lazy person like me) is to do sit-ups during the commercial breaks on television!

  8. Debbi H

    My idea is to double the benefits by doing anything healthy TWICE: when I need to go upstairs, make an extra trip down and up; when I walk around the block, walk around it again; eat 2X the healthy fruits and vegetables (so I won’t be hungry for the bad stuff!)., drink 2X as much water, etc.

  9. amy marantino

    i do 10 minutes of exercise each time i have a snack craving. sometimes i change my mind about eating, sometimes i don’t, but it adds about 30 minutes a day of exercise to my day

  10. mandy baros

    I have been on SO MANY diets… and honestly the best thing that has worked for me is just making sure I dont take in more calories than I will burn in a day! If I am in a lazy day kinda mood … well then I dont pig out on everything in sight! When I am running from here to there with our kiddos then maybe Ill have a little more to eat because I am burning all those extra calories! Eating healthy and organic is always good (but cheating with a lil fast food here and there isnt a bad thing either). AND STAY ACTIVE… if it means taking the stairs instead of the elevator or parking a little farther away in the big ol parking lot then that helps! You dont need a gym membership to be in shape! 🙂

  11. Amanda Sakovitz

    Walking 20-30 minutes at night with my boyfriend is really fun. We just talk and it goes by faster.

  12. Amy D

    I have recently started to make small changes. Instead of diet coke I now drink only water and coffee. I have been parking further away when I go shopping, so that I have to walk further. Thanks for the opportunity!

  13. tamar

    walking longer lengths every day does it for me! especially as i live in a hilly area so I overexert every time i tackle the paths.

  14. Sue Bunting

    the meat and salad diet. A frienf of mine has already lost 30 lbs. on it in the last 3 months, along with an evening walk

  15. r hicks

    for 1 month drink only diet drinks. NO SUGARY drinks and you will lose several pounds

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

  16. Brandy

    I’ve done this twice: no sugar/candy/sweets/dessert/soda/alcohol for an entire month or 3. I’ve done both… 1 month and 3 months. It does amazing things for the body!

  17. Alina M.

    My idea is to a salad before the dinner to burn more quickly the calories and drink a lot of water and eat a lot of vegetables and fruits:)

  18. Alina M.

    My idea is to eat a salad before the dinner to burn more quickly the calories and drink a lot of water and eat a lot of vegetables and fruits:)

  19. Molly K

    My tip and trick is measure everything!! You will be totally surprised at what an actual serving is and how much you actually have. I subscribe 🙂

  20. Ashley

    I saw this great pin on Pinterest – a workout tip jar! For every workout, tip yourself a dollar. Then once you start see results, use your tips to buy a new outfit! Now *that’s* motivation!

  21. Sarah

    I have lost 3 pounds in a couple weeks by eating a well-rounded breakfast with lots of whole grains within an hour of getting up in the morning and walking for 20 minutes in my neighborhood while pushing a stroller. Adding a little weight when walking raises your heart rate. I do this everyday, and it has given me a lot more energy during the day.

  22. Linda Peavy

    I park a little ways away from the door when I go to the stores. That way I am rewarding myself for walking!

  23. Austin Baroudi

    I skateboard every night for 2 to 3 hours and switched to turkey burgers. In the past week I’ve lost about 7 pounds!

  24. Kristie D.

    Subscribed to blog. Maybe I could walk every day at lunch and only drink soda only on Fridays, as a special treat. I’m trying to avoid artificial sweeteners also. kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

  25. Jammie

    I subscribe via email, and playing the wii is a great fun creative wait to losing weight! sweepmorey at gmail dot com

  26. Kelly D

    I subscribe under kellywcuATyahooDOTcom and my idea is to substitute 1 meal a day with a fruit smoothie for a couple of weeks.

  27. Chelle Starfire Futch

    Use a fitness app to count your calories for 1 month and get an idea of what foods actually have what calories so you can make better choices in the future.

  28. Nicholle

    Find something active that you love to do, and do it. If it feels forced, you won’t stick to it and you won’t have any fun. Hate to run but love kickboxing? Hate pushups but love the treadmill? Go for it… and you’ll feel great!

  29. Susan Dobie

    I have started pretending that every exercise I do, every healthy food I eat, and every completed chore will help ensure I won’t lose that muscle, internal organ, household item, etc. to the Zombie apocalypse! It’s really just become an ongoing exercise in gratitude. (No, I don’t think the apocalypse is coming… just a fun motivator for me) 🙂

  30. Trisha McKee

    I challenge myself to keep up with my twelve year old daughter for a week. Where she walks, I walk, what she plays, I play.

  31. Brenda Elsner

    Walk everywhere you go and when you have to drive, park further away so you have farther to walk.

  32. Nancy

    Fitness Challenge: Each week, participate in at least 5 different fitness routines. Some examples : walking, swimming, biking, recumbent bike in gym, water aerobics, weights, etc. Variety is the spice of life!

  33. tiffany ibarra

    I am stuck in a rut right now and so I think I will start small, just challenging myself to drink more water every day for the next couple of weeks.

  34. Melissa Shirley

    When I diet I usually will not drink soda and just drink water. I also pick a day (after at least 6 days of dieting) and have a day where i eat one thing that I crave like I will have an ice cream cone etc. Doing this keeps me from getting bored with the diet.

  35. Katie Murry

    Cooking all your meals from scratch for 2 weeks. It gets you eating more fresh fruits and veggies and you feel full longer!

  36. Angelica

    I think it would be great to try the 99 fitness challenge I see going around Pinterest. You have a list of exercises and you do 99, then 88, 77, 66, etc. I think I might die trying, though!


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