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LC Tip of the Day #168
Tuesday, March 17, 2015      0 comments

Intensity vs. Volume Which would be more beneficial for fat loss, increasing the exercise intensity or increasing the exercise volume? Studies show exercise intensity appears to be the number one factor for maintaining performance. For instanc... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #167
Monday, March 16, 2015      1 comments

Acidic foods, such as lemon juice, lime juice, and vinegar, slow the digestion of carbs and the rate at which your stomach empties.... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #166
Friday, March 06, 2015      2 comments

GET MORE SLEEP! This boosts leptin levels and drops grelin hormones!... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #165
Monday, February 23, 2015      3 comments

Appetite out of control? Sprinkle a tablespoon of chia seeds into your meals. The little seeds can absorb up to 10 times their weight in water (helping to fill your belly). They also contain 5 grams of fiber.... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #164
Sunday, February 22, 2015      1 comments

Soak your face in ice water for 1 to 2 minutes. Exposure to ice water allows you to reset levels of the appetite hormone leptin, which leads to faster fat loss.... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #163
Thursday, February 12, 2015      3 comments

Control cravings: Cross your forearms. Squeeze the little flaps of skin by your ear canals (not your earlobes) for 30 seconds. Breathe deeply, exhaling twice as long a time as it takes you to inhale.... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #162
Thursday, February 05, 2015      2 comments

Listen to upbeat music to feel better and distract from cravings.... Read more
Rise and Shine! (and lose weight!)
Thursday, January 29, 2015      5 comments

"Rise and shine" isn't just something you should say in the morning to drag yourself out of bed. According to a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, published in the journal PLOS ONE, actually doing it—i.e., gettin... Read more
Dean Anderson, our own behavioral psychologist, says:
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      0 comments

"The Winning Attitude: IF YOU NEVER HAVE PROBLEMS, YOU'LL NEVER HAVE ANY SUCCESSES. (emphasis added) You’re in the business of changing your lifestyle, and finding solutions that work for you will take a lot of trial and error. Your problem area... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #161
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      4 comments

Pleasant scent affects the brain area that causes cravings. Smell something non-edible that you like (your husband, flowers,…). When scientists scanned the brains of people eating different foods, they found that the brain reacts to fat in the ... Read more
Kick a Weight-Loss Plateau
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      5 comments

AS FOUND ONLINE AT PREVENTION.COM: Trying to kick a weight loss plateau? Unhand the celery and head for the spice cabinet: New research shows that cumin powder can help jumpstart weight loss, decrease body fat, and improve unhealthy cholest... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #160
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      1 comments

To deal with a craving: substitute another treat; call a friend and talk; try various points of accupressure; get away from it for 20 minutes (leave the room!); eat something else that is very strong-flavored; go smell something ... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #159
Saturday, December 27, 2014      0 comments

Goals are dreams with DEADLINES.... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #158
Wednesday, December 17, 2014      3 comments

Know that cravings last only ~20 minutes. Distract yourself; it will pass.... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #157
Saturday, December 13, 2014      3 comments

You don’t have to diet ALL day -- only for the next 20 minutes!... Read more

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