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Diets don't work!

Diets don't work in the long term. Diets are for the "here and now" but in order to lose weight and keep it off FOREVER we have to change the way we THINK. It's all in our mind!

The root of the problem is not willpower but neuroscience. Metabolic suppression is one of several powerful tools...

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I grab my fat

When I want to eat something I don't need, usually a Snickers, I grab my belly fat. I reminds me that I already have a Snickers in storage.

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watch those little tastes as you cook. They add up

Sometimes when we cook , we constantly taste and I know you have to sometimes but not every couple of min. Every time you take those little tastes, you are adding more calories. It might not seem like much but as you add them together, it could come out to more than you thought.

Choices are...

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Hot lemon Water

I was on a month long plateu until I started to drink a mug of boiled water with a slice of lemon in it. I don't know if it's the reason I lost 3lbs in a week, but it was the only change I made! Other than that, it's a good way to cleanse your digestive system and start the day.

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Trying Low Carb (again)

I don't know if it's a secret - but I've been doing the low carb style for the last 9 weeks or so and I've lost 42 pounds. There isn't a lot of variety in my diet as I don't enjoy 50% of the veggies I'm "allowed" to eat - but I'm making it work with different spices and I'm ok with eating the same ...

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Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day to Feel Full and Eat Less

To help with my weight loss efforts I have been working to drink more water each day, and also to cut soda from my diet and replace it with water as my drink of choice.

Drinking 8 glasses of water each day helps me stay hydrated and avoid overeating. I have read articles about how people c...

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The Importance of Water

One thing that I have noticed that helps me out is to drink about 8 ounces (half of a bottle) of water before I begin a meal. The water seems to help me feel less hungry, and therefore I don't seem to overeat as much.

Another thing I do is to flavor water with things like lemon or lime juice...

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How to Raise Metabolism

From e.med.expert Three factors impact your energy expenditure: 1. Basal metabolic rate - calories body needs to maintain body functions while at rest. 2. Thermic effect - calories required to digest, absorb, transport, and store food. 3. Physical activity -calories expended during daily activity, l...

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Craving Sweets?

If you find yourself always craving sweets after meals, lower your intake of complex carbohydrates in each meal. Satisfy sugar cravings with fruit or a piece of dark chocolate & strawberries.

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Flavor water with juice

I drink plenty of water, but because it is so difficult to get that amount, I add a little bit of juice (usually orange juice) to flavor the tall glass. Tastes yummy and I never feel depleted or forced into having to drink that much water.

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