Keeping Motivated Losing Weight

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Part of my motivation for losing weight was that I was tired of feeling tired all the time. Also, I was sick and tired of my clothes fitting me tight. You know, the belly roll going over the belt and those love handles! I had to poke holes in my belt to lengthen it to …

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Why Eat Healthy? 4 Life Saving Reasons

Thanks for joining me! Why are you here? To feel better, lose weight, all of the above? So why eat healthy? Good question. There are plenty of us in the US who don't eat healthy. And, what that brings is ailments, conditions and disease, much of which is caused by inflammation. Just take a look …

Plant based whole food: Why it makes you lose weight and get healthier

What exactly is plant based whole food, and why does it cause you to lose weight and make you healthier? Good question that deserves a good answer. The fast answer is that it isn't processed and refined. This means you eat natural foods which are 'intact'. You may miss that greasy pizza, hamburger and fries, …

Cabbage and white bean soup recipe: Thou must enter ‘cabbage heaven’!

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I simply love cabbage, but I love soup, too. Everyday, I add cabbage to a salad. I have learned that fruits and vegetables aren't everything and that you can't subsist on them alone. But, 'cruciferous vegetables like cabbage' are among the nutrient dense 'powerhouse' fruits and vegetables [1 cdc.gov]. Cabbage is also supposed to fight …

Beyond diet reviews: The real reasons losing weight saves lives

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The right answer or solution to weight loss, better health and longevity goes way beyond diet reviews. I don't have the scientific or technical knowledge or credentials, and don't claim to. But, at the same time I don't really have to. I am writing about what's been working for me for the last few years. …

Easy weight management: Here’s the trick

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It's not easy losing weight, but sooner or later we have to take matters into our own hands and confront our eating addictions. If we wish to shed pounds, we have to alter our lifestyle putting our own weight management back to where it belongs: under our own control and direction. After all, whose responsibility …

Low Carb Diet: Why high ‘complex’ carbs are healthier

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There are so many diets, it makes your head spin. For example, there's low fat diets. But, what do they mean when they say 'low carb diet'? Does this mean no potatoes and rice? No bread? It depends upon who you talk to. I have found that I keep my weight down and don't get …

Good food: In the ‘produce’ isle, not the meat counter

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What is good food? Or, what food is good for you? There are people who seem healthy who eat everything they want, don't see a doctor and don't gain a pound. I am not one of those lucky ones. There are many foods we have been told by the media and elsewhere that's good for …