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LC Diet Tip of the Day: 129

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      2 comments

Change your environment. Always eat fries and a shake in the cafeteria? Find a new locale and bring healthy food into it. Repeat and eat; repeat and eat. Pretty soon that becomes your pattern.... Read more

fight wrinkles & acne!

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      2 comments

Everything you eat gets broken down into either amino acids (protein precursors), or glucose (sugar), which your body uses for fuel. However, surges in blood sugar can damage the collagen in your skin (leading to wrinkles) and cause inflammation... Read more

When you don't see success it is time to...

Friday, September 07, 2012      3 comments

Reward yourself when you meet a milestone or goal When you don't see success it is time to think about why you haven't. A lot of times people put blame on themselves (e.g., I can't stick to the program), on the program (e.g., this progr... Read more

Dealing with Emotional Eating, LC tip #128

Monday, September 03, 2012      2 comments

Knowing how your emotions can steer your desire to eat will help you resist your cravings and, ideally, avoid them altogether. Depression and anger contribute to hedonistic and emotional eating. Your goal: Keep your feel-good hormones level, so... Read more

Raise your metabolism

Sunday, September 02, 2012      0 comments

The only way to do that is through aerobic exercise, which will raise your metabolism temporarily, and by strength training to build muscle mass, which can raise your metabolism permanently. Up through age 64, research shows adults NEED 2... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 127

Sunday, September 02, 2012      0 comments

Research shows that youíll eat less overall daily if you have a bit of what you tend to crave in the mornings. I crave sweets. So Iíll have something sweet but LC. Incidentally, carbs are best eaten in the mornings. Your body is ... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 126

Saturday, August 25, 2012      4 comments

Plan to fail. The road to success is not a straight line. Contingency plans give you the mental assurance that you'll be able to adapt to unexpected crises. Know it will happen. And when it does, get right back on track, right away. Success come... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 125

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      4 comments

Start your day with a positive ritual. Give yourself a pick-me-up! Whether it's listening to a high-energy song that gets you going, reading your goals aloud as you look at yourself in the mirror, giving yourself a short pep talk or reciting a q... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 124

Saturday, August 18, 2012      5 comments

COPIED FROM THE REAL AGE WEBSITE: OVER-40 BELLY FAT: The belly bulger: rising blood sugar. At age 30, 10% to 20% of women are insulin resistant -- which means their bodies ignore signals to absorb blood sugar. By age 60, slightly more... Read more

LC Diet Tip of the Day: 123

Saturday, August 18, 2012      2 comments

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

Thursday, August 09, 2012      0 comments

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

Saturday, August 04, 2012      9 comments

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?

Saturday, August 04, 2012      7 comments

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

Saturday, August 04, 2012      1 comments

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?!?

Saturday, July 28, 2012      5 comments

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


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