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The tried-and-true habits that have helped you lose weight the right way.

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Keeping busy to avoid mindless snacking

As someone who has a partner but doesn't have kids (except for our fur baby) it can be tempting to do not a whole lot. The boredom that sets in on a rainy night if I am not prepared often results in me turning to the pantry for whatever box of crackers might be available, sometimes I will go as far ...

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Eliminate the bad habbit

Drink water for the week. no Soda no Juice.... workout more than usual start doing doubles. and do sit ups at night before going to sleep along with some arm dips and push ups for my arms get to get thinner and toner. Eliminate fried food no going to fast food restaurants to eat. Wear my waist trimm...

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Drink at least a gallon of water a day to lose weight

I used to do my 48 oz which is 6, 8oz glasses or 64 for 8, 8oz glasses and think I was swimming in water.

I was told that you should drink 96 oz baseline water then 8 oz for each 10 lbs you are over weight and 4 oz for each 10 minutes of exercise you do a day. Let's do the math.

I wei...

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Track the Foods (and Drinks) you Consume Every Single Day (Even those Small Snacks at the Office!)

I was most successful in my weight loss efforts when I took the time to track the foods I ate every single day. When I took the time to track the calories in that slice of cake I had at the office or the pizza slice one of my co-workers sent in my direction, it was a real eye-opener how the calorie...

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consuming water daily

I was never a person do drink excessive water, however I have seen the difference in the past week. I sleep better and feel better. I am up up eight cups per day and actually feel a want for it now.
Saturday I attended a wedding supper and fell off the wagon ,but climbed back on and still dropped...

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How Defining Moderation Can Help You Reach Your Health Goals





"Moderation is a process.... A rational adult knows better than to believe that every option under the sun needs to be at the table for life to be worth living. We maturely eschew certain things...

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Slow and Steady Wins the race

I've been a yo-yo dieter for years and years and years. Yes, that's a long time.
Found Sparkpeople.com and it's been the key to my continued success. It's all about balance and moderation.
I've discovered that losing all my weight slowly, I have been able to keep it off as I go. Yes, there are...

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Drinking, Eating, and Exercising

The weight that I have lost so far is from drinking more water and eating a little bit healthier. I use to drink a lot of sodas and juices now that I have moved to Vegas that I prefer to have water over anything else. I at least drink about 1 gallon to 1 1/2 gallons of water a day. It was hard to dr...

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Eat what you want just smaller portions

I have found that if I can eat what I want but just have smaller portions it works for me. If I feel like I cannot have something that is when I begin to feel like this is a diet and not a life style change. I also have figured out that it does not matter what you do as far as exercise as long as ...

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Create a calorie deficit of at least 250 a day to lose half a pound a week

One of my favorite power tools is the nutritional tracker. In the beginning I didn't modify my diet much but just tracked everything. This helped me become aware of my habits: eating more calories than I was burning, not enough protein intake, not enough folate. This awareness is guiding me to make ...

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