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I've read it before, but it is working for me. Change your food choices and exercise around--don't get in a rut because your body follows that rut. I have added some regular foods (some that I avoided because of calories) and switched around the times I eat things. I also played around with my workouts--and have lost 9.6 pounds in the past two weeks.
I think our body starts finding us to be predictable and doesn't let us lose when we don't surprise it from time to time. It is easy to stick with the same foods and activities, but prevents us from getting to our goals as efficiently as we might like.
If things aren't working for you the way they have been - don't get frustrated- just flip things around. If you normally eat a big dinner, switch it up and have your largest meal for breakfast. If you normally work out at night, switch it up and work out in the morning.
Making weekly menus can help you stick to your eating goals -and- save you money. If you plan your menus around certain ingredients, you can cut down on what you need to buy. Example - I'll make chicken enchiladas and use the shredded chicken in soup or sandwhiches later that week.
It also helps you to use your weekly sales and coupons better, you can plan meals around what's on sale, and what's in season for a better price. And having a list -always- helps you save money if you stick to it (and helps avoid temptation to buy things that aren't healthy for you).
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