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Soy Bad for you? Ha!

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Read this article... I have a lot of Dementia in my family so I became worried about this but... compare it to what you WOULD have been eating as a meat eater/dairy consumer and I think you will agree... Organic Soy Products and a good Multi Vitamin and you are good to go!

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KERISMA 4/27/2010 6:47PM

    :) I was worried too and quite agree with you!

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Hard to get back into this...

Monday, September 28, 2009

I have been away for over a year and I am having a hard time staying on task... Slow going I know I am eating like crap and don't want to track it. That is the hard part. It is like I am too busy with my 4 kids to care. I know I need to lose weight and be healthy and exercise but I have a hard time being motivated enough.

Stuck again.



Tuesday, October 28, 2008

I have been on a plateau since September... I am working out daily, but haven't lost a single pound. I don't know what I am doing wrong. I haven't been logging food, but I haven't been eating any different. I use my elliptical every day for 20 minutes and it shows I burn about 300 calories. I am annoyed. VERY ANNOYED.

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MELINKY 10/29/2008 8:12PM

    I've read that when people reach plateaus the first thing to do is cut back on sodium. I've had friends on here hit three month plateaus, so hang in there.


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RUTHIEBEAR 10/29/2008 9:44AM

    I agree with the others but I will add, pershaps you should try logging your food too. There might be something there to give you a clue whay you have plateaued.
DOn't give up. You are doing great!
ruthie emoticon

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ALOHAEV1 10/29/2008 8:53AM

    Olive beat me to it. But take a minute, bet your body has changed and how do you feel, bet you are feeling better physically and mentally.
But don't give up or let frustration take over, you are doing so well,
By the way, love your tag name!

Comment edited on: 10/29/2008 8:51:03 AM

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OLIVEJUICE2 10/28/2008 9:57PM

    That is super-frustrating! Sounds like you may need to mix things up a little bit. Instead of using the eliptical every day, try cutting it down to 3-4 days a week & upping the time to 25 minutes. Then perhaps do some strength-training on the other days. You sometimes have to "trick" your body. If you do that, I think you'll see a loss.

There are also some articles about plateaus on SP, so if you check them out you'll get great ideas.

If there's any way I can help, please let me know, ok?

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Question for everyone

Saturday, August 09, 2008

Ok, here is my newest question... I am loosing weight pretty rapidly, I hear it is pretty normal to loose up to 3 lbs per week. I lost 10 in my first week. I am guessing it is water weight, but I am a little concerned.

Anyone have any advice? I am just following the plan. emoticon

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WOODLANDMYST 8/10/2008 5:58PM

  Sounds like water weight to me. When I was first put on a sodium free diet, I dropped 15 lbs. in less than a week. Have you cut back on your salt intake?

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MELINKY 8/10/2008 12:44PM

    make sure you're strength training while you're losing rapidly. And of course keep eating healthy foods.
Congratulations on your success


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PRINCESSTTM 8/9/2008 10:42PM

    emoticon I wish I was experiencing your problem at this moment in my life hehehehe.... seems that you are doing just fine!!! I think stopping the diet sodas makes a big difference... many blessings terri

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    Every body is different, and that first week of any new eating plan usually shows the most dramatic results!

Still, 10 lb loss - Woo Hoo!

Keep working it! emoticon

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QUIKSYLVER 8/9/2008 10:18PM

    Gosh, it'd have to be water, I would think. You have to cut 3500 calories to lose one pound. Did you dramatically cut the amount of sodium you eat?

But, congrats on the 10 pounds!

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Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Wow, so here is a reason to track your nutrients... I started tracking Iron and Calcium and B12, and a few others. I guess I knew about the B12 but the others were a shock.

If you are Vegan you should be taking a multi-vitamin. Our foods do not have nearly enough Calcium or Iron and of course we all know about the B12 which is only found in animal products.

I mean I knew I needed to supplement some things, but wow was I surprised to see how far off of the mark I am on IRON and B's!!!

I think this is the reason for my random bruising and my headaches.

I started today on a new multi-vitamin. But word to the newbies out there... Vitamins are rarely vegan. You will have to go to a health store to find them look for these 3 things. Synergy--make sure they work together. Non-GMO-probably don't need to explain that one. Last but not least look for the plant based sources to be listed. They ensure that you are not buying a synthetic supplement.

Quality really matters with supplements. I used to work at GNC many years ago... I am not a doctor, but I have tried it both ways. It matters! You will need to spend about $30+/- per month on vitamins. I know it is a lot, but it is well worth it.

I used to take a multi B and a Calcium supplement. But it just wasn't even close to enough for me.

Don't think they are necessary? Track it... check your self!


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