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Plateau Buster: Keep your starchy carbs and fruits to earlier in day and don't eat late.

I work late and therefore often eat dinner late but I also get up early so go to bed soon after I get home. Eating a normal dinner meal late was halting all progress for over a year. It doesn't matter how healthy you eat, nor how much you exercise - if you eat late and go to bed it can cause proble...

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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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try drinking water...

Try drinking water the next time you're about to die from a craving (for me, it's tortilla chips, cheese and onions). This has saved me quite a few times. I've also read, that your brain can't always distinguish between being hungry and being thirsty. Hope this helps

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Eat Unprocessed Food.

Try to stay away from the supposed "healthy" processed food. Instead, grill up some onions, tritip steak, red bell peppers, chicken, and zuccini for something truly healthy, but still with that amazing flavor.

Food that does contain chemicals is SO harmful.

Eat a handful of grapes! Eat...

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sugar the real enemy

Read labels and you will find that sugar is in lots of things. You have to be aware so that you can make good choices. Stick to 15 grams per day and 100-120 grams of carbohydrates. And watch your health improve.

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Head off evening trouble

Along with planning ahead I find it helpful to put something tasty and nutritious in the crock pot several mornings a week so that when dinnertime rolls around and I am tired most of the work is done and I am not tempted to eat "whatever."

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