Hello, I've recently started my journey and have found one of the biggest changes I've made other than intentional movement has been the change in what I'm eating. I hope by joining this group to expand my knowledge of food and find a few friends along the way.
Growing up I was never taught about food, I come from a plus sized family and healthy or nutrition was never discussed. The focus was always treats and flavors and reasons to eat unhealthy or processed foods.
I don't want this for myself, I love fresh foods and honestly think if I had more knowledge of how they help my body and how to prepare them I would do perfectly fine eating whole healthy foods.
Looking forward to personal growth and better health!!
3 km time 35 minutes, 10.45 km pace. Goal 6 minute pace 18 minute time.
A goal without a plan is just...a wish.
Aug 2012 = 7lb loss 258 - 251
Sept 2012 = 9 lb loss 251 - 242
Oct 2012 = 9 lb loss 242 - 233
current weight: 215.0
Fitness Minutes: (275) Posts: 2,724 9/6/12 12:02 P
Good morning all! Would love to join the group as being diagnosed with Celiacs has given me a new need to eat clean unprocessed food.I have been pointed in the direction of a paleo diet by my Dr. So fresh fruits, veggies and grilled meats need to be my direction.Looking forward to meeting you all! Diane
When I have to cook for our gang, I tend toward "put together your own" style meals, like taco salads, or sub sandwiches. I just lay out the fixings and I can control what goes on mine while no one else feels deprived.
Hi, my name is Kathy. I have been struggling with weight-loss partially because it is so overwhelming and partially because it is hard to find a meal plan that works for my large family, and my desire to avoid processed foods. I also don't want to give up an entire food group (grains, dairy...) except JUNK.
I have 5 children still at home, so I cook big, but simple (not boring though). Can someone point me in the right direction?
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