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Guiltless sweet treat

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.

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FROZEN YOGURT CUPS

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......:))

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Jello with Whipped Topping

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.

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Get your water in early

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.

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perimeter shopping

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.

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Shake up your Water!

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!

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Healthy Eating and Staying Positive

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.

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Potatoes Get a Bad Rap

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!

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Fruits & Veggies - getting enough servings

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!

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Don't forget your vitamins!

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!

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