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I disagree. Our bodies are not like our parents - they should be like our lover. You treat your lover with love, kindness and respect. You caress and take care of their needs. Only the finest and best food and savour every moment of the meal. Try to understand your lover and support them through ups and downs- and forgive them when they transgress.
For years I yo-yo dieted and abused myself with my Binge Eating Disorder. I developed a fatty liver as a result of it. I am now eating a mainly plant based, nutrient dense diet. I avoid all grains and high starch foods. The difference in my well being has been enormous. When I am nourishing my body, I have energy and feel 'normal.' When I go off the wagon and eat sugar or grains, I feel physically awful and sluggish. Food is MEDICINE. Eat the right foods, and your body will love you. Eat too many empty nutrient calories and you will suffer, sooner or later. It isn't just about weight loss, it is about your overall health.
I really love dark chocolate too! I'm gonna take this challenge though - I have to limit myself and I find the more I do that, the easier it becomes. I try to avoid sweet treats many times when it's being shared around the office, but yesterday was cheesecake for someone's birthday and when I took a pinch, that was the beginning of the end... I ate the whole slice!! I was sooo upset at myself afterwards. I am going to be stronger next time around.
These are really good articles. I wish that I could Pin or Like in FB , every time I try from here it doesn't work. Sorry.
Sugar is an addition to me and I am happy to be detoxing from it again. Clearer eyes, head, and skin all come with leaving the sugar alone. My choice before I buy is to read the contents and if Sugar is within the first five ingredients it stays there. Worked before; can work again.
LeAnn, go to your room. You're grounded.
I loved this article......great motivation!
Chalk me up as another reader who sees no problem with dark chocolate in measured quantities.
Awesome article by the way and i do go overboard with chocolate dark or otherwise. Has anyone tried the bars?
Help me guys i have a serious situation with fried food and my doctor is not pleased with my weight: ( 50 lbs overweight helppp me
CARLENLLOYD, I absolutely agree with you about the chocolate! I eat dark chocolate everyday and have been losing the weight. I build it into what I am going to eat. I always start with a rough draft of my nutrition plan and add and take away what I really do eat. I always stay within my calorie and nutritional needs. If I didn't have the dark chocolate I think it would be a lot harder for me!
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