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LC Diet Tip of the Day: 123
A drop in blood sugar can trigger a craving for carbs. Help stabilize your blood sugar levels by eating a breakfast with protein in it. Overall carb reduction in the diet also helps control blood sugar levels.... Read more
Weight Loss and Inner Peace
Starvation is not a good thing for weight loss. So go feed your soul (I'm serious!). You can find spiritual or religious services any/all days of the week, from morning thru evening -- something for everyone's schedule, religion, style, and pr... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 122
Some research shows that a vitamin D deficiency can interfere with the "fullness" hormone leptin, which signals us to stop eating. Also, vitamin D may help control the inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, affecting exercise.... Read more
Are you drinking enough water?
Our bodies are primarily made up of water. It's almost a miracle what 8 to 10 eight-ounce glasses of water per day will do for your body. Water is the most important nutrient for our body, second only to that of oxygen. Studies have shown restri... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 121
Often, motivation doesn't create action; action creates motivation. The aversion to starting something is usually stronger than actually doing it.
So you SHOULDN'T wait until you "feel" like it. Just make yourself start. Let everything ... Read more
REALLY?!!? You WANT to punish yourself?!?
The more I read and listen, the more I learn.
On so many different threads, from so many different people, I hear over and over and over that we castigate and PUNISH ourselves for being fat; we PUNISH ourselves when we exercise, we PUNISH o... Read more
I prefer the Beatles' version of Happy Birthday
...and I'm gonna have a good time!
Happy Birthday to all you Leos out there, too!... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 120
Research shows that you’ll eat less overall daily if you have a bit of what you tend to crave in the mornings. I crave sweets. So I’ll have something sweet but LC. Incidentally, carbs are best eaten in the mornings.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 119
Research shows that when we get hungry, we tend to reach for carbs FIRST. Don't let yourself get hungry! What you choose to eat first at a meal ultimately is what you eat most.. So maybe you DO want the clear soup after all! Overall, you'll ... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 118
It really does. With weight loss. And with other things that help you lose weight. Think of it as "positive affirmations" on a deeper level; or as self-hypnosis with an aim towards losing weight and engaging in healthy beh... Read more
Requesting your advice, please
When attempting to control cravings/habits, the fastest way to success is to change your environment and your schedule, according to experts. I manage to do fairly well at this sort of thing, but I recognize a big weakness in myself that I don't... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 117
Defeat leg cramps with 99 mg K, 250 mg B complex, and chelated Mg.... Read more
FYI: LC diets burn 350 more calories daily than low fat-diets.
Did you see this "Health News" item posted June 26 in Sparkpeople? You DO burn more calories on low-carb without trying! I'm so glad research quantified it! But it isn't ALL rosy news no matter which diet you use: low carb, low-fat, or low g... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 116
Take your vitamins, minerals, and supplements.
It takes more than just calories to optimize your metabolism.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 115
Pick a whole week and do all of your cardio in chunks of ten minutes. You are training yourself to find ways to be active when you are really short on time. Knowledge is power ï¿½ to get it done even on the busiest days.
This Tip was Cassi... Read more