Miss A Columnist

Andrea Rodgers is the Founder of Miss A (AskMissA.com), which covers the intersection of charity and lifestyle for 1.5 million unique readers annually. Based in Washington, DC, Miss A has a presence in 21 U.S. cities with 30 editors and hundreds of writer. Andrea was inspired after 9/11, and became heavily involved in Washington’s charity circuit in an effort to give back to the community. At the core of the Miss A brand is Andrea’s personal belief in the positive power of volunteering and charity — not only to benefit those less fortunate, but to improve the individual, business or brand that gives their time, money and energy to a cause. AskMissA.com serves as a technological platform which connects editors, writers and readers around this core belief and shines a spotlight on the best nonprofits, charity events, cause marketing campaigns and philanthropic & stylish people, businesses and brands to inspire others to get involved.

Andrea Rodgers is a member of the Vogue 100, a hand-selected group by Vogue magazine of 100 influential decision makers and opinion leaders across the country known for their distinctive taste in fashion & culture. She has been featured in Vogue, W and Allure, CNN, Fox News, NOS Dutch Public Broadcasting, TV Tokyo, France 24, Alhurra, USA Today, Washington Post & Politico.

Look and Feel Camera-Ready with vitaminwater zero™!

Back in June, I wrote about how I was dieting for the photo shoot I had at Vogue Studios for a 6-month ad campaign for  SK-II skincare. I jokingly called it my “Anna Wintour Diet” as I wanted to look my best after seeing The Devil Wears Prada. Not that I was by any means fat, but I wanted to be my most healthy, and have kept up my diet and have lost a lot of weight and inches since I started my journey. AskMissA.com’s Nutritionist, Holli Thompson gave her take on my diet, and showed me where I could make improvements, and where I was making good choices.

One thing Holli didn’t approve of was my penchant for Diet Pepsi. I carry a bottle of Diet Pepsi everywhere I go. I loved vitaminwater® , but as I’m always calorie counting, I wasn’t thrilled about the calories, so I’m a HUGE fan of vitaminwater zero , and have begun toting vitaminwater zero mega-c around with me rather than my Diet Pepsi. I love that it’s pink — my favorite color and my branding — but I also love that it has loads of vitamin C. This time of year, it’s especially important to get lots of vitamin C so that you don’t come down with a cold. No fun being sick and not being able to enjoy all the holiday festivities!

Check out vitaminwater zero, if you haven’t already, and become be sure to “like” vitaminwater zero on Facebook and follow @vitaminwater on Twitter! Remember, it’s not just what you eat that puts on weight — it’s also what you drink! So choose something calorie free, and full of important nutrients! Zero calories means you can drink all you want, and there’s no artificial sweeteners hiding in there either!

vitaminwater zeroprovides 100% of the daily value of vitamin c and 40% daily value of four essential b vitamins, per serving. With proper hydration, a healthy diet and  workout routine, you will always look and feel camera ready!

– Miss A

P.S. Please note that while vitaminwater zero™ is an AskMissA.com advertiser, I don’t allow just any brand to advertise on my website, and do not do “pay to play”. I would rather be free to speak my mind than take money from an advertiser whose product or services I didn’t believe in. When I make a recommendation of a product, it is because I truly believe in it.

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