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Plan ahead for success!

I think most of us can say we have heard the saying, "Fail to plan, plan to fail". I do not know how many of us have ever applied it to our weight loss journey.

I had experience with this concept this weekend and it taught me a valuable lesson; if I do not plan, I will fail.

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Protein Shake and Plateau

Well I ran into a plateau and needed to do something. I was losing drips and drabs and my weight was going up and down and then finally stuck at a certain weight. A nutritionist suggested I make one of my three meals a protein shake. Only to do this for about a month period. Let me state this was...

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How to start juicing

Juicing is a great way to get nutrients but without the added benefit of fiber, which our bodies badly need. Juicing seems to be all the rage now, with juice diets popping up. blogs being written, and healthy lifestyles written about in magazines, but how do you get started juicing?

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7 Diet Myths That Are Actually True


Getting enough sleep could help with weight management.

It can be hard to prioritize a good night of sleep, but if you're trying to drop pounds, you could be doing yourself a disservice by burning the candle at both ends. This study of more than 2,000 people linked sleeping less than 7 ho...

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Healthier,super easy and cheap cake

I had quite a few zucchinis from the garden I was trying to use in receips.

I bought a white Pillsbury moist $1.00 box cake mix and grated a very large Zucchini ( over 2 or 3 cups worth).

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
(like on the box directions)

Spray the pan with cooking sp...

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You Don't Have a Weight Problem, You Have an Eating Problem

I first realized I was an emotional compulsive eater about 5 years ago. I read a book called Overcoming Overeating by Jane Hirschmann and Carol Munter. It totally changed my perspective on what dieting had done to me. I will never diet again after reading that book. I lost 80 pounds over the course ...

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Is tempeh a good source of calcium?

Is tempeh a good source of calcium? ...

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Boost Your Performance! 3 Vegan Foods that Really Work

ouíve probably heard certain foods and drinks can boost athletic performance.

Coffee, for example, makes you run faster, and tart cherries reduce inflammation.

Researchers are finding that what you eat can actually boost cardiovascular efficiency, hasten recovery time, and increase imm...

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How does asparagus help support digestive health?

How does asparagus help support digestive health?

You may have heard about two foods ó chicory root and Jerusalem artichoke ...

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Waste not and look around you.

I love to eat chicken,especially the skin. Yes, I realize the unhealthy high caloric content that the skin has to offer. I don't like to waste anything, so I thought of my commitment to do small steps to keep me focus and on my healthy journey.

So I decided that I would not eat the chicken s...

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