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Planning my menu keeps me positive, learning about the benefits of eating healthy and thinking of sugar as poison keeps me focused. I keep a daily food journal with calories, carbs, fats and sugars, so I always know what promotes my weight loss. Even if I only lose 2/10th of a pound that's a victory for me and I chip away at the pounds. I weigh in every morning and log it. I eat nothing white or enriched now, no baked goods, lean meat & poultry, lots of veggies and some fruit. Down 44lbs +
I didn't get fat overnight, so the small steps are still gratifying. I eat high water foods to reduce the chance of water weight gain...like cucmbers, cabbage, califlower, 1 cup of watermelon, etc. So if you jump up a pound or so reduce your sodium intake and eat foods high in water.
Most americans have a sodium intake way above the charts
did you know that the RDA (recommended daily allowance) for sodium is 2500 mg per day? This is equal to ONE TEASPOON of table salt. Most Americans get anywhere from 2500 to 7500 mg per day. This is at fault for problems like high blood pressure, heart problems, and more. Watch your salt intake24
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