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To tame my sweet tooth cravings late at night. I eat popsicles. They are usually around 15-20 calories and I can enjoy 2-3 without feeling guilty late at night.
I like to take the small yogurt cups with fruit in the bottom and put them in the freezer...for those times late in the evening when I get a sweet tooth craving!! I pop one in the microwave for 20 seconds and Wah-Lah...its like eating ice cream!!! Yum-O!!! It always does the trick......:))
I love sweets. To help stay within my calories on good nutrition tracking days, I eat a low calorie jello cup with low calorie whipped topping for dessert. Yum! It knocks the urge to eat a high calorie dessert.
I find if I get all my water in by 2 or 3 in the afternoon, I don't have to get up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom. Getting enough sleep is critical to overall health and really helps with weight loss.
By focusing the majority of my grocery shopping on the perimeter of the store I am more likely to make healthier choices and purchase fewer over processed, prepackaged foods.
Don't like the taste of water and don't want to use artificial sweeteners? Try slicing jicama or cucumber into your water and keeping it in a pitcher in your fridge. It makes the water taste like a treat - especially refreshing in the summertime!
Hi, everyone..I'm new at this,so,here goes. I have lost over 30 pounds in the last 6 years and have kept it off. Like the title says, it does work. I have lost another 20 pounds since feb.,2009, and I feel great. Walk alot. It works.
I lost 40 pounds while eating a baked potato for dinner 3-4 times per week! They are low calorie and low fat and soooo good they taste like a treat. And they are so versatile you can prepare them in a different way each time you eat them so you don't get bored. Easy on the wallet too!
Sometimes it's hard for me to make sure I'm getting enough fruit & vegetable servings each day. I found that beverages such as low-sodium V8 juice or V-8 Fusion are a good way to increase my intake. Watch the calories, though, and use this as a supplement rather than your sole "produce" option!
I used to forget my daily vitamins & meds. Now I use a 7-day plastic vitamin box, and I put the box on my laptop. When I start work in the morning, it's the first thing I see. Not only does It remind me to take my vitamins & meds, but it also reminds me to start the day with a glass of water!