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Weight Loss Secrets

The tried-and-true habits that have helped you lose weight the right way.

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Recruit your children!

I have recruited my 14 yr old daughter to walk for an hour with me most evenings and my 10 yr old son to walk for 30 minutes with me in the morning. emoticon

- Submitted by MAINIAC61 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 1 Comment

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Follow these steps

1.Make sure to eat breakfast every morning, something with dairy & protein. 2. Avoid all sweets. I've realized if I eat any sugar it slows down my loss, even if it falls within my calorie range. 3. Lastly, make sure to drink 8-10 glasses of water a day.

- Submitted by THE_NEW_ME_24 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 2 Comments

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logging food everyday

I have found that I have more success if I log what I eat. I try to make sure that I log everything that goes into my mouth. Even if I over eat.

- Submitted by CHAMBY1258 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 4 Comments

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Alcohol

No matter what my friends say "Alcohol" is not good while you're trying to loose weight, I drink EVERY WEEKEND." I'm finally saying "no more alcohol" at least while I try to loose weight, I went from 165 to 236 lbs in two years and part of it was the alcohol!

- Submitted by BELLKISS2171 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 12 Comments

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Log in every single day! Just do it!

Set a time, anytime, just make sure you do it BEFORE you go to bed. Make it one of your goals that has to be addressed every single day.

- Submitted by WEGENERCS 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 4 Comments

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Don't Let Yourself Get Too Hungry

It is easier to satisfy a little hunger than a great big hunger. Especially when you are first starting to lose weight, eating a small amount of food every couple hours really helps. A snack with protein, carb, and a little fat is ideal. Not letting myself get too hungry helps with maintenance, too.

- Submitted by SLENDERELLA61 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 2 Comments

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Fiber

I count fiber instead of calories. It helps me make better food choices and keeps me full. Plus it keeps me reading labels between products. Several different brands of the same item have very different fiber counts.

- Submitted by MOM4RENT 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 2 Comments

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Water

I have found drinking my 8 plus each day keeps me hydrated, especially on warmer days, and kicks in the weight loss. There is nothing but plain old water for me. It is the only thing that actually cures my thirst.

- Submitted by MOSIERMEISTER 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 3 Comments

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Sweet Tooth

If I'm having a craving for something sweet, I try to eat a naturally sweet food like a 1/2 PB & J sandwich or even PB Apple slices! A healthier alternative that leaves you feeling satisfied!

- Submitted by HOPE2BSKINNI 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 1 Comment

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Using Spark

The one thing that has helped me loose weight in the last 50 years is to find SparkPeople. I want to send my thanks to AubryJo who took the time to help me find a place to post my food on line. I have been doing it since Sept of 2008 and so far I have lost 30 pounds. I love SparkPeople

- Submitted by MIAJOEB 4/6/2010 in Weight Loss | 3 Comments
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