Eat onions, scallions,leeks, a drizzle of olive oil, cherries, berries, salmon, citrus fruit, carrots, sweet potatoes, ginger all help with inflamation. Avoid Animal fat, butter,margarine & sour cream; animal fats are high in omega-6 fatty acids which increase inflammation. Eat more Omega 3's.
Doing exercises that I really enjoy makes it easier to stick with my routine.
When we fire up the charcoal grill for steak, fish or chicken, we also grill sliced zucchini, yellow summer squash, onion slices and sliced mushrooms sprayed with a little canola oil and seasoned with Cavender's Salt Free Greek Seasoning.
Before you measure out honey or any other sticky substance in your measuring cup, be sure to spray it with some non-stick spray! This will help it slide right out making clean up a breeze (well I should say easier, a breeze would be having someone else do it for you)!
Hello fellow Sparkies! Something to try: instead of pouring your salad dressing on your salad, try pouring it into a different (smaller) container...when you go to eat your salad, dip your fork into the container with each bite. This way you are eating WAY less calories, fat, carbs...etc. because y...
To get my 10,000 steps in while I'm at the office, if I need to make a copy of a couple things throughout the day, I take each one to the copier separately. I also do the same if I need to bring something to someone, I take the long way and walk past where I need to be to throw in a couple extra st...
Keep a COMPLETE food diary. Be honest with yourself—it is a fantastic way to help control what you eat. If you bite it, write it!
when I buy fresh fruit, I always prepare it, (peel and dice) then put some in the fridge, some in serving size bags in the freezer. I use the frozen servings in lunch boxes, they keep the food cool and thaw by lunch time. For snacks, I only let them partially thaw, enough for comfortable eating.
Celebrate each step...
a pair of jeans that fit
a lb lost
eating a piece of fruit for dessert
encouraging someone else, etc.
Little accomplishments add up!