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Remember to Reduce Calories as You Lose Weight

As you lose weight, remember to reduce your daily caloric intake as your body would now need fewer calories.

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free workouts

My tv cable provider also has free exercise videos. I can try a new one every day.

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Baby Carrots

I have found that Baby Carrots are a perfect snack- they make the great crunch sound, they can't be eaten too fast, they have some great nutrients and are fairly low in calories. they have a little bit of sweetness from the natural sugar in them and so they help with sweet cravings too. And they ...

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Re-Imagine Your Grocery Store

When I go to the grocery store, I imagine that I am in a farmers market and the center aisles don't exist. My shopping list is: fresh fruits and vegetables; lean meats like pork tenderloin, london broil, salmon; whole grains like quinoa, brown rice, oats; beans and legumes; organic eggs and lowfat o...

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count everything!

Make sure to count every little thing you put into your mouth. It makes a huge difference at the end of the day. gum, mints, gum drop, bite of daughter's cake... once I did that it helped keep my weight at bay.

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getting enough water

I used to have a problem figuring out how much water I was drinking on a given day. Now I use stryofoam cups that are exctly 8 oz and I keep a tally on the side to track how many cups i have drank. problem solved ^_^

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Plan Ahead

Have a summer party or a graduation coming up? Take the time to plan ahead for not only that day - but that week. Bump up the cardio a notch- watch your food intake on at least a day or two that week to allow for that little slip that might happen the day of the party.

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Get rid of HFCS

There are reams and reams of reports about High Fructose Corn Syrup. I only know what's worked for me. As soon as I my husband and I started cutting it out (about a year ago), we started to lose weight (don't go by my ticker, I just joined SparkPeople).

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