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Get Most food for your calories

Make sure you don't settle for quick and easy food that is high in calories, and won't fill you up.
Pick food that is high in protein and volume

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My maintenance mindfulness mnemonic (tracking weight reminder)

Then if I gained weight, I put a rubber band on my left wrist (no, not to snap myself)
If I lost weight, I take a rubber band off my left wrist
If I am the same, I do nothing.

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sneaky vegetable (kids and me)

When making chili, curries, or other seasoned meat sauces. mince vegs to a very fine level, or puree. Then and to sauce. You may need to add some additional seasoning.

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Cheap Seasonal fruit becomes a nice healthy sorbet

Where I live we get various fruits that reach a peak season. When they are cheap, clean, pit a large bag of them. (Lychee, Dragon Eye, cherries, strawberries, other berries and grapes) then freeze them. Later puree them, sweeten as needed (Sugar or artificial). Add water for smooth texture. pl...

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two goals are better than one

I often got frustrated that I did not reach my exercise goals. Recently I have been setting a time goal and an alternate distance goal. Like I want to run 5k at my average speed, or run 7k at any speed. Then if I am going slow I have motivation to finish early. And if I don't stay at pace it is ...

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