very interesting article.......thanks for posting.........
“There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.”
When you get to a plateau, think of it as a landing on the stairway to your goal. And maintenance is a lifelong plateau, so a bit of "rehearsal" for maintenance isn't the worst thing in the world
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Thanks, Don, for the link. That's a great newsletter!
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"When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.” Mr. Rogers
Several years ago, I heard a great lecture by a vegetarian gastroenterologist. I was SO impressed that eating plenty of fiber really does help make up for imperfect lives. No, nothing replaces healthy living. But we're all bombarded by impurities & getting lots of fiber really does help keep us cleaned out & more resilient to life. Losing more fat-weight is a huge PLUS!
Recent research in the Journal of Nutrition suggests eating more fiber as a way to prevent weight gain or even encourage weight loss. Over the course of the two-year study, the researchers found that boosting fiber by 8 grams for every 1,000 calories resulted in about 4 ½ pounds of weight lost.
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