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Fleeing the Wildfire

Saturday, March 12, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday, we were given mandatory evacuation orders (on very short notice) because a wildfire driven by high winds had sprung up quite close to us. I spent the day madly throwing irreplaceables, portable valuables, food and clothing, into t... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 61

Thursday, March 10, 2011      1 comments

Grapefruit, too! As reported in Real Age (by Dr. Oz), eating half a grapefruit daily also has a minor beneficial effect on the metabolism. Then of course, there are its other beneficial nutrients... (and it is LC! About 10 g carb [fiber d... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 60

Monday, March 07, 2011      3 comments

Eat hot peppers and even bell peppers. Both contain chemicals that will help increase your metabolism temporarily.... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 59

Tuesday, March 01, 2011      0 comments

Instead of saying "I can't," replace it with "I wish." Frame what you say and even think, in the POSITIVE form.... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 58

Saturday, February 26, 2011      1 comments

90% of learning is unconscious. You learn primarily through using your EYES, unconsiously. Put up visual reminders of your goals EVERYWHERE! Let it sink in effortlessly.... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 57

Tuesday, February 22, 2011      0 comments

Try not to eat after 7. Think: no food 3 hours before bedtime. At least, NO carbohydrates of any kind; they are the worst! Why, you ask? Because you are human. Just like everybody else, your body follows a daily pattern. Your cortisol ... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 56

Saturday, February 19, 2011      2 comments

Recognize that what you tell yourself is a “story”. Challenge yourself to tell yourself a different story. Ask yourself: what outcome will make me feel better after I do it? Examples: Did you just tell yourself that you are hungry... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 55

Saturday, February 19, 2011      1 comments

What do YOU have to do to quit the ‘Clean Plate Club”? Figure it out! If YOU did not put it on your plate, YOU do NOT HAVE TO eat it all, right then, at one sitting. This goes for home and for restaurants! No, no one ships your... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 54

Monday, February 14, 2011      2 comments

You will not do your best to improve yourself unless you feel self-worth and have respect for yourself. Stop the negative-speak! Give yourself pep talks, remind yourself why people like you, and rethink accomplishments often. Keeping a j... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 53

Thursday, February 10, 2011      1 comments

Be the life of the party or your dinner table! At mealtimes, entertain with jokes & stories, discuss current events… You’ll eat less because you’re talking. Just be sure to ALWAYS quit eating when your friends quit eating. This has ... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 52

Wednesday, February 09, 2011      0 comments

Don’t SEE a heaping plate of food and you won’t EAT a heaping plateful! Serve yourself in the kitchen and then go to the dining table. Don't put serving dishes on the dining table. It will help you become more aware of how much you ar... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 51

Monday, February 07, 2011      2 comments

Count plain yogurt as 8 carbs/cup, not 12.... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 50

Thursday, February 03, 2011      0 comments

Research shows that “eating” your water increases satiety better than drinking your water. In other words, if you have to use a knife, fork, or spoon to eat it, chose THAT food! Preferentially consume soup, salad, melon, tomato, etc. I... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 49

Saturday, January 29, 2011      3 comments

Satisfy with salad first. Most effective for controlling calories is eating a large portion of "low calorie" salad before the main entrée (by 12%!). Try a 100-calorie salad. Enjoy 2 cups of a low-calorie lettuce and veggies, such as Romaine or... Read more

spreading a SUPER blog around!

Tuesday, January 18, 2011      3 comments

Tips to Stay Full Longer Beat Hunger and Boost Satisfaction -- By Becky Hand, Licensed & Registered Dietitian No doubt about it, hunger is unpleasant. In fact, it can be downright embarrassing when your tummy grumbles for your atten... Read more


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