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LC Diet Tip of the Day: 68
Thursday, May 26, 2011      1 comments

Measure your portions. It is the simplest way to learn how much you are eating. Memorize portion control reminders. Periodically, measure/weigh your food to keep you honest.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 67
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      0 comments

VERY BASIC MATH: Insulin=fat storage. Caffeine, sugar, & carb stimulate insulin production. So... if you eat carbs, sugar, and caffeine, what are you doing? You are helping yourself cling to your fat! Now, aren't you glad you l... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 66
Thursday, May 19, 2011      2 comments

Put your utensils down between bites. Yes, slowing down to eat, and slowing down to notice that you ARE eating, is important in losing weight and feeling satisfied.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 65
Sunday, May 15, 2011      3 comments

Eat with your non-dominant hand... the whole meal! Or, use chopsticks! Using your non-dominant hand requires more attention to your coordination and placement. As you pay more attention, you slow down and enjoy your meal more; and you fe... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 64
Saturday, May 14, 2011      7 comments

Dining by candlelight helps you slow down and savor your meal. Eating slower helps you feel full sooner.... Read more
Are you a success YET?
Sunday, April 03, 2011      3 comments

SO many people view a "diet" as something they do for a set period of time; and then they revert to old patterns that caused them to get fat in the first place -- and then they blame the DIET! And we are HUMAN after all. If you don't devot... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 63
Saturday, April 02, 2011      3 comments

You can't?!?! Actually, it is that you WON'T. Own it and change it!... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 62
Friday, April 01, 2011      4 comments

Slow down and chew your food -- 18-25 conscious chews and you're good!... Read more
LC Yeasty Revolution Rolls
Monday, March 28, 2011      2 comments

Yeasty Revolution Rolls serves 12 at 2.1 g carb 12 eggs, separated (discard 3 yolks or reserve for another use -- like custard!) 1 T cream of tartar 2 T Spenda 1/2 T Splenda 1 pkg rapid rise yeast 3/4 c cottage cheese 1 1/2 scoo... Read more
Chocolate for CFS and Fibromyalgia
Saturday, March 26, 2011      0 comments

DARK chocolate helps to prevent a chronic illness, scientists have discovered. Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), which many feel is part of the CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) and Fibromyalgia complex of illnesses, leaves sufferers exhausted and... Read more
Chocolate Keeps Your Skin Looking Younger
Thursday, March 24, 2011      5 comments

In this new study, 24 healthy women (aged 18 to 65) were randomly assigned to two groups. One group drank a high-flavanol Cocoapro® cocoa beverage (329 mg) once a day, while the other group consumed a matched cocoa beverage low in flavanols (27 ... Read more
LC Egg Noodles
Monday, March 21, 2011      1 comments

Dr. Atkins' Egg Noodles 2 eggs at room temperature, separated 1/4 t salt 3 T butter Melt and spread the butter in a cookie sheet that has sides. Beat egg whites with salt until stiff. Beat yolks with a fork and fold them into the w... Read more
now I can rest
Sunday, March 20, 2011      0 comments

So we fled the fire and got to come home the next day. Both my knees were swollen for days, and I still feel weak-kneed even though they look okay. We delayed our vacation for a few days as a result of the fire -- DH and I were simply too ... Read more
Fleeing the Wildfire
Saturday, March 12, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday, we were given mandatory evacuation orders (on very short notice) because a wildfire driven by high winds had sprung up quite close to us. I spent the day madly throwing irreplaceables, portable valuables, food and clothing, into t... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 61
Thursday, March 10, 2011      1 comments

Grapefruit, too! As reported in Real Age (by Dr. Oz), eating half a grapefruit daily also has a minor beneficial effect on the metabolism. Then of course, there are its other beneficial nutrients... (and it is LC! About 10 g carb [fiber d... Read more

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