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Chew, Chew, Chew

I have seen this a few times in various weight management plans and have put it to work in my lifestyle changes and live-it (I am not on a die-it). I chew every mouth full of food at least 22 times.

We eat too fast and don't enjoy our food to the fullest. The digestive process actually begin...

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Careful Cruiseship Choices

I had been looking forward to a long-planned cruise to Alaska. Along with that, I was concerned about maintaining healthy eating habits what the types and amount of food that is constantly available on such a trip. I was pleasantly surprised that this was actually easier than I had thought. Noti...

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Water, water, water, protein

So far I have lost over 75 lbs since January 2017. I started at 241 lbs and now weigh 164.4 lbs with 14 more lbs to get to goal. I feel fantastic and believe me, everything is easier when you are at a normal weight. Walking is easier, buying clothes is easier (and more fun) playing with the grandk...

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Sugar is TOXIC!

I watched the movie "That Sugar Film" and it completely changed my perspective on sugar. This movie was produced in Australia. It is sometimes entertaining and sometimes uncomfortable to watch because the truth about sugar and it's hold on us is frightening. The absolute power and strangle hold that...

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Whole Food Plant Based

I recently watched a documentary called "Forks over Knives". It definitely got me thinking (and curious) so I watched a few more that were similar. What the Health, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, PurePlant Nation and Supersize me. That was a lot of powerful information and I started researching and t...

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Smoothies = More Freggies

I like smoothies. Not only do I get more freggies than the daily requirement with them, but it's a fast and delicious way to start and end a day or even as a quick pick me up during the mid afternoon slump. ...............................................................................................

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Waste

I was always taught to clean my plate so I wouldn't waste food. Then one day my husband asked me why it was less wasteful to use my body as a garbage can for food I didn't want or need. I have never, ever forgotten that. I can leave food I don't need on the plate now. I won't use my body as a garbag...

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Your Body Wants Nutrients, Not Calories

Dr. Oz said this on one of his shows. He explained that the body will crave food, even if it is not officially "hungry." If you eat healthy, nutrient-rich foods, you will satisfy your body, and it will not crave high calorie, empty foods. It really hit a cord with me.

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