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My mission is to build permanent, healthy habits through daily practice, to increase my fitness level and lose excess fat by committing to regular activity and monitoring my food intake, and to maintain any weight lost all the while ensuring that this journey is a happy and healthy one by celebrating every step I take as I take it.
My mission is to build permanent, healthy habits through daily practice, to increase my fitness level and lose excess fat by committing to regular activity and monitoring my food intake, and to maintain any weight lost all the while ensuring that this journey is a happy and healthy one by celebrating every step I take as I take it.




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Member Since: 11/2/2012

SparkPoints: 14,337

Fitness Minutes: 5,492

My Goals:
My mission is to build permanent, healthy habits through daily practice, to increase my fitness level and lose excess fat by committing to regular activity and monitoring my food intake, and to maintain any weight lost all the while ensuring that this journey is a happy and healthy one by celebrating every step I take as I take it.

My Program:
Biggest Loser Diet

Here’s the nutrition criteria contestants follow on the show, which is created and monitored by a registered dietitian.

modified low carbohydrate diet: 45% of calories from carbohydrates (mostly fruits, vegetables and some whole grains), 30% of calories from protein, and 25% of calories from healthy fats or oils (seeds, nuts, avocado, olive oil)
no “white stuff”
whole foods, elemental ingredients
4-3-2-1: daily 4 cups minimum of fruits and vegetables, 3 servings of healthy proteins (e.g. fish, skinless chicken breast, 93% lean ground turkey), 2 servings of whole grains, and 1 serving of healthy fat.
Aim for everyone to have 1 serving of fish daily.
There is room for 1 optional treat per day.
Cereals must have minimum 5 grams of fiber per serving and less than 5 grams of sugar per serving. This limits the cereals to certain oatmeals, bran cereals, or other high fiber cereals on the market.
Goal of 7 calories per pound of

Personal Information:
I am a mother, wife and friend. I am a business owner, a chronic volunteer and lover of the earth.


Other Information:
The “perfect” diet is the foods you’ll eat and
the “perfect” workout is the one you’ll do.~Michael Marsh

You CAN have ANYTHING you want,
but you CAN'T have EVERYTHING you want!

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WALLAHALLA
9/23/2014 9:12:43 PM

Don't compare your Day 1 to someone else's Day 20!
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TIFFA409
9/23/2014 3:08:37 PM

Congrats on being the team member of the day! Best wishes on your health journey!



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