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Get your exercise in during every day living, no excuses, no gym needed. Do the hustle!! RUSH to everything you do. RUN to the biffy like you are afraid you won't make it!! Make several trips up and down the stairs fast to carry small loads of laundry each time instead of a big one. When tracking food, weigh one item, the rush to your computer to record it, then rush back to record another one, take many trips.. Don't walk when you can run!! Take the LONG way around!!
I am always cleaning while I am cooking, by the time dinner is ready, all of the dishes are done and the counters are clean. It gives me more time with my family after dinner, and it keeps me form eating anything bad while i am making dinner.
I love meat and have been a big meat eater. The recommended 3oz is often not enough to satisfy me.
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Did you know yams aren't just for the holiday meals? We have switched to yams. They are so good natural sweet and better for you less in calories then regular potatoes higher in fiber. You can bake them, broil them, boil them put them on the Bar-B-Que. You make sweet potato fries they are so yummy What ever you do with a regular pottage you can do with a yam, and you'll love them more.. Just give them a try You'll like them I know you will.
Tired of the same old salad for lunch? When you make your usual salad Add 3 bean salad ,comes in a jar, and sprinkle feta cheese crumbles on top. This gives a whole new flavor to the same old bowl of tossed salad and adds a little calcium,plus ups the veggie total for the day.
I have added a few fruits and lots of veggies to my snacks each day and it keeps me full without ruining my weight loss efforts!! Also, light popcorn is a great, filling snack, with only 15 calories per cup of popped popcorn. I will eat 4-5 cups in the afternoon, between lunch and dinner, and am full until dinner on only 60-75 calories! This is so much less than the other snacks I used to eat between meals!