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LC Diet Tip of the Day: 82
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      0 comments

Don’t trust labels. Stay current – they can and do change. Know that total calories less protein and fat calories equals total carb calories. Divide that by 4 and you have total carb grams.... Read more
We live in exciting times... ;-)
Sunday, August 14, 2011      3 comments

So... Wednesday, I led aerobics as usual. We exercise in a space donated by Spirit of Christ Catholic Church. We were almost to the cool-down point in the music when lights started flashing, and then an alarm went off. "I think we should le... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 81
Saturday, August 13, 2011      4 comments

Quit hanging out in the kitchen. Do your chores in the laundry room, outside, the bedroom, ANYwhere but in the kitchen!... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 80
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

Practice a hobby that either requires very clean hands, or very dirty hands, or takes you out of the house and away from food. ... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 79
Friday, July 29, 2011      2 comments

Another technique to deal with cravings is to STALL for time! Distract yourself for 5-10 minutes. (Do try to be prepared with a good book, a hobby/project at the ready, stationery and pen to write that note you've been meaning to write{hint: w... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 78
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      2 comments

Stressed? Craving? What you really want isn�t food, but emotional comfort. If you can find ways to comfort yourself that don�t involve food, the need to eat will go away very quickly. Find something you enjoy doing that�s simple and easy... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 77
Monday, July 25, 2011      1 comments

Use this mind trick: focus on the calories. Doing so could dial down your hunger big-time -- especially if you convince yourself you're indulging in a rich, high-calorie treat. New research shows that people's perception of calorie content... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 76
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      0 comments

Coconut oil is good for your body and revs the metabolism. Try to consume 3-4 T daily. You can rub some of that on your skin! it counts !... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 75
Thursday, July 14, 2011      2 comments

Snacking helps manage hunger and weight loss by keeping your metabolism at a higher, constant pace. Allow for one or two snacks per day.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 74
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      1 comments

CLA, glucomannan (konjac) noodles, caffeine, l-carnitine, chromium, vanadium, and calcium help raise metabolism, according to reasearch.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 73
Thursday, June 30, 2011      2 comments

Picture something -- anything -- delightfully pleasant that isn't food related. Doing so can help stop a craving dramatically fast compared with other craving-quelling techniques like distraction or mentally challenging tasks. Employ all your s... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 72
Saturday, June 18, 2011      2 comments

Sleeping well aids weight loss. Create a bedtime ritual: tub, spray lavender water around bed, sip chamomile tisane, light a scented candle and read (NO TV!), take valerian root and/or melatonin, journal your thoughts on life… whatever helps Y... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 71
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      0 comments

By the night before, know what you are doing, at least for breakfast.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 70
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      0 comments

Try to have at least a 3-day meal plan in advance. Grocery-shop accordingly. You won’t be unprepared, and you can always be flexible.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 69
Thursday, June 02, 2011      3 comments

More portion control hints: a) Make your table inviting: use your china, light candles, display flowers. Slowing down will help prevent overeating. b) Use tall skinny glasses (you’ll feel fuller); also, make a NO REFILLS rule—once you’v... Read more

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