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Rise and Shine! (and lose weight!)

Thursday, January 29, 2015      0 comments

"Rise and shine" isn't just something you should say in the morning to drag yourself out of bed. According to a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, published in the journal PLOS ONE, actually doing it—i.e., gettin... Read more

Dean Anderson, our own behavioral psychologist, says:

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      0 comments

"The Winning Attitude: IF YOU NEVER HAVE PROBLEMS, YOU'LL NEVER HAVE ANY SUCCESSES. (emphasis added) You’re in the business of changing your lifestyle, and finding solutions that work for you will take a lot of trial and error. Your problem area... Read more

LC Tip of the Day #161

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      4 comments

Pleasant scent affects the brain area that causes cravings. Smell something non-edible that you like (your husband, flowers,…). When scientists scanned the brains of people eating different foods, they found that the brain reacts to fat in the ... Read more

Kick a Weight-Loss Plateau

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      5 comments

AS FOUND ONLINE AT PREVENTION.COM: Trying to kick a weight loss plateau? Unhand the celery and head for the spice cabinet: New research shows that cumin powder can help jumpstart weight loss, decrease body fat, and improve unhealthy cholest... Read more

LC Tip of the Day #160

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      1 comments

To deal with a craving: substitute another treat; call a friend and talk; try various points of accupressure; get away from it for 20 minutes (leave the room!); eat something else that is very strong-flavored; go smell something ... Read more

LC Tip of the Day #159

Saturday, December 27, 2014      0 comments

Goals are dreams with DEADLINES.... Read more

LC Tip of the Day #158

Wednesday, December 17, 2014      3 comments

Know that cravings last only ~20 minutes. Distract yourself; it will pass.... Read more

LC Tip of the Day #157

Saturday, December 13, 2014      3 comments

You don’t have to diet ALL day -- only for the next 20 minutes!... Read more

LC Tip of the Day #156 (5 STAR!)

Sunday, December 07, 2014      3 comments

The rewards of accomplishing your goals will never grow strong enough unless fed daily. There is a sense of reward generated every time you honor your commitment to yourself. Over time, the desire for the reward will become stronger and mo... Read more

LC Tip of the Day #155

Thursday, December 04, 2014      5 comments

Because the scale doesn't show a difference doesn't mean that your mind and body aren't making a difference!... Read more

Research shows SUGAR is ADDICTing!

Tuesday, December 02, 2014      7 comments

"'Everyone who owns pet rats knows if you give them a cookie they will like that, but no one experimentally had given them all they want,' Sclafani told me when I met him at his lab in Brooklyn, where he continues to use rodents in studying the ... Read more

LC Tip of the Day #154

Tuesday, December 02, 2014      2 comments

Apply abstract mental labels: Associating foods with abstract ideas like: “energy crash” or “longevity” or “gum disease prevention” helps you resist temptation and opt for healthier choices.... Read more

Allow me to let you in on a secret --

Sunday, November 30, 2014      3 comments

Something most women either don't know or don't believe: sexy is all in the head! Yup! It is an attitude of confidence in yourself, the knowledge that you have something good to offer others, and the belief that you are attractive where it count... Read more

LC Tip of the Day #153

Saturday, November 29, 2014      1 comments

Denial doesn’t work. Moderation does. So plan to have your “weak moments”. Choosing between loads of temptation or loads of deprivation? To avoid complete surrender: Remember to eat less for several days before. Stuff yourself at home with di... Read more

LC Tip of the Day #152

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      0 comments

Make contact. Have a diet buddy, and exercise buddy, a hobby buddy… your family. Social contacts keep you committed and strong in many ways.... Read more

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