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In order to have quick meals available for the week, on Sunday night I prepare steel cut oats in the crockpot and on Monday store it in premeasured, individual, microwaveable containers. I also made a big pot of Alton Brown's lentil soup and package the same as the oatmeal. It is healthy and alleviates having to worry about eating healthy.
I know that your best friend went on this cleanse and lost a ton of weight, you tried it and you just happened to gain back pounds you lost previously! Maybe you heard of this new fad on the internet: "The Peanut Butter Diet!!? Man, have i been waiting for soemthing like this!!" Get Real! Not only with the fact that society is only trying to sell you products, but with the fact that the only solution to your problem, is you! Stay lovely Angels!!!
Be sure to occasionally check nutrition info on products. Just discovered I had 3 different TGIF Cobb salads in my favorites and NONE of them matched the website. Sometimes sizes change (like Chobani Greek Yogurt now 5.3 oz. from 6 oz.) or restaurants choose better ingredients.
Look at the ingredients list of foods. One line of ingredients is what you should shoot for, and im sure you all know that Partially Hydrogenated oils are bad, bad, bad. They really are, not only for your self esteem, but for your health. Just because it is not in ONE serving, those servings may add up. Be careful!
Peanut Butter(preferabely Adams all natural)
Dink at least a cup of water before your meals, or maybe only before your snacks or main meals!! It helps you feel fuller and digest the food you do consume!! Water is natural and natural based anything can not hurt you! Don't be afraid to eat veggies, fruits, drinking water. Natural, natural, natural!!!!