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LC Diet Tip of the Day: 135
Saturday, October 13, 2012      0 comments

Let me summarize the previous blog (research) and make a conclusion: The brain is involved in signaling reward and controlling food intake—and its decreased activity in the brains of artificial sweetener consumers has substantial implicatio... Read more
Diet Sodas: Changing Your Brain And Your Waistline
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      1 comments

Diet sodas and the brain ( actually, anything artificially sweetened) Diet sodas may not be helping you lose weight—in fact, these and other artificially sweetened foods may sabotage your diet by confusing and rewiring your brain’s reward c... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 134
Thursday, October 04, 2012      2 comments

Why is caritine so important? It helps your body burn fat.We LC'ers eat fat; we burn fat for energy; then we have more energy when we are able to burn more fat! Researchershave found an up to 50% drop in muscle carnitine levels when a person is... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 133
Friday, September 28, 2012      2 comments

Need to fill up? Fill up on these foods -- think High-Low-Slow when eating: HIGH in volume due to high water and fiber content -- such as leafy greens and green beans LOW in carbs SLOW to eat and digest -- such as raw veggies and fats. ... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 132
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      1 comments

Automate your eating. Master a few recipes and menus and don't be afraid to repeat them often. You'll shop without a list, cook with less stress, and find it easier to stay on target because you will be less likely to be stimulated into overe... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 131
Sunday, September 23, 2012      2 comments

According to Prevention Magazine: "Women who added 1/2 T safflower oil to their daily diets lost up to 4 pounds of belly fat in 4 months -- without changing their diet or exercise habits." Lucky us LC'ers! ADD OIL? !?! YES! Try this dre... Read more
Did you SEE Sparkpeople's "Health News": Can't Stop Eating M&M's?
Saturday, September 22, 2012      5 comments

At last! I am proven to be human! No wait! I am a RAT! Put sugar in ANY form in front of me and I eat it compulsively, in preference to good healthy food. Only removing it completely from my diet gives me back control. The problem for ... Read more
Add a toy to your life!
Saturday, September 22, 2012      3 comments

2 weeks ago, I went to a Greek Fest with a friend, who bought me a surprise gift there -- one of those hip scarves with "coins" sewn on used by belly dancers. I used it for the first time yesterday at Zumba. Much to MY surprise, wearing it added... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 130
Saturday, September 22, 2012      4 comments

The more you eat, the less the flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor. Chinese proverb... Read more
Removing My Obstacles to Success
Thursday, September 20, 2012      1 comments

I've been working hard to control myself around carbs. You likely know that I lost all the extra weight a couple years back and then put it all back on again. I've been trying to be gentler with myself this time -- and I allow myself more carb... Read more
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

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