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Are you drinking enough water?
Saturday, August 04, 2012      7 comments

Our bodies are primarily made up of water. It's almost a miracle what 8 to 10 eight-ounce glasses of water per day will do for your body. Water is the most important nutrient for our body, second only to that of oxygen. Studies have shown restri... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 121
Saturday, August 04, 2012      1 comments

Often, motivation doesn't create action; action creates motivation. The aversion to starting something is usually stronger than actually doing it. So you SHOULDN'T wait until you "feel" like it. Just make yourself start. Let everything ... Read more
REALLY?!!? You WANT to punish yourself?!?
Saturday, July 28, 2012      5 comments

The more I read and listen, the more I learn. On so many different threads, from so many different people, I hear over and over and over that we castigate and PUNISH ourselves for being fat; we PUNISH ourselves when we exercise, we PUNISH o... Read more
I prefer the Beatles' version of Happy Birthday
Friday, July 27, 2012      2 comments

...and I'm gonna have a good time! Happy Birthday to all you Leos out there, too!... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 120
Thursday, July 26, 2012      1 comments

Research shows that you’ll eat less overall daily if you have a bit of what you tend to crave in the mornings. I crave sweets. So I’ll have something sweet but LC. Incidentally, carbs are best eaten in the mornings.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 119
Sunday, July 22, 2012      1 comments

Research shows that when we get hungry, we tend to reach for carbs FIRST. Don't let yourself get hungry! What you choose to eat first at a meal ultimately is what you eat most.. So maybe you DO want the clear soup after all! Overall, you'll ... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 118
Monday, July 16, 2012      1 comments

Meditation helps. It really does. With weight loss. And with other things that help you lose weight. Think of it as "positive affirmations" on a deeper level; or as self-hypnosis with an aim towards losing weight and engaging in healthy beh... Read more
Requesting your advice, please
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      7 comments

When attempting to control cravings/habits, the fastest way to success is to change your environment and your schedule, according to experts. I manage to do fairly well at this sort of thing, but I recognize a big weakness in myself that I don't... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 117
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      1 comments

Defeat leg cramps with 99 mg K, 250 mg B complex, and chelated Mg.... Read more
FYI: LC diets burn 350 more calories daily than low fat-diets.
Friday, July 06, 2012      4 comments

Did you see this "Health News" item posted June 26 in Sparkpeople? You DO burn more calories on low-carb without trying! I'm so glad research quantified it! But it isn't ALL rosy news no matter which diet you use: low carb, low-fat, or low g... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 116
Monday, July 02, 2012      3 comments

Take your vitamins, minerals, and supplements. It takes more than just calories to optimize your metabolism.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 115
Sunday, June 24, 2012      0 comments

Pick a whole week and do all of your cardio in chunks of ten minutes. You are training yourself to find ways to be active when you are really short on time. Knowledge is power � to get it done even on the busiest days. This Tip was Cassi... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 114
Sunday, June 17, 2012      3 comments

Eat 100 calories ~ 30 minutes before starting exercise. It’s fuel for a hotter fire! You will be able to exercise harder and longer. And that hotter fire (your raised metabolism) will STAY slightly elevated longer, the longer you exercise. It... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 113
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      2 comments

Habits of an unsuccessful dieter: A. failure to reward yourself for changing behaviors. You HAVE to establish new reward behaviors to supplant the reward of eating. B. thinking it is a temporary diet and not a permanent healthy lifestyle. ... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 112
Monday, June 04, 2012      3 comments

So what are you waiting for? I can see why people want to wait until the time is right, so that they have the greatest chance of success. BUT ... Waiting for the right moment implies that there’s going to be a huge shift from what you’v... Read more

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