If what you are putting into your body (food) isnít doing something *for* your body nutritionally, then itís working *against* your body! Think about that next time you want to eat some empty calories. Make your food work FOR you!
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I know that some people say that there are no "bad" food. I agree, however I do believe there are "stupid" foods to eat. So, when I am making my choices at home, work, grocery store or restaurant, I ask myself "Is this a stupid food choice or not?" It works for me! 4
And if I do choose to make a "stupid" food choice then I just remember it all day long and done make any more. Works for me!
Yeah, it doesn't sound that appealing. But really, if you ever want to figure out something quick, cheap, and healthy to cook, look to the peasants of the world. Whether it's a hearty french vegetable stew, or a lentil curry from the far east, or even just some rice with stir-fried vegetables...
You avoid all the danger-traps that are processed foods and lost nutrients by making yourself eat the meanest, survivalist foods available.
I've found the best time to decide if I'm going to exercise is about 20 minutes into a routine! When I don't feel like getting started, I have a good, firm talk with myself, and head out (or start the DVD). Sure enough, in 15 or 20 minutes, I'm feeling great and wanting to continue!
Making a commitment to work out with a friend provides two people the needed inspiration:)
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