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Scale Up Your Weight Loss and Say Good-bye to Those Extra Holiday Pounds
Did you step on to your scales and get a bit of a shock? Did you discover that your clothes have shrunk over the holidays? Or are you simply feeling the effects of too much food and booze?
Whatever your motivation is, you’re not alone in wanting to speed up your weight loss and here are a few ideas to help you do just that.
Take a good look at your fridge.
- Freeze anything you don’t want to eat now. Sliced cooked meat, for example, will keep in your freezer for two to six months and make a quick mid-week dinner at some point. Grate and freeze cheese.
- Pack up any mince pies, cheese or other foods you don’t want to eat and take them to your local soup kitchen or vicar… Continue reading
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10 Effective Strategies For Weight Loss That You Can Use Starting Today
- Cut out alcohol. Sorry, but it’s actually a great way to cut calories! Think of each glass of wine as a piece of chocolate cake. Give up for a month and see the difference or try going ‘dry’ during the week, at least. If you DO indulge, be honest with yourself when you measure ‘a glass’.
- Drink coffee, not desert. Some of the coffees available on the high street ring up at 400, 500 and even over 600 calories! If you’re aiming at weight loss, as a woman you’re probably looking at consuming an average of 1,200 – 1,500 calories per day. So you would probably allow yourself lunch at around 350-400 calories and dinner around 500 calories. Compare that with a ‘coffee’ at 400 plus!
- Use a dieting/fitness app to set weight loss goals… Continue reading
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Meal Replacement Therapy: The Beginner’s Guide to Weight Loss
Susie is a 26-year-old front desk clerk at a local clinic. In the morning when she arrives at work, she takes her breakfast that consists of two whole cups of white rice, 3 pieces of pork sausage, paired with a cup of coffee.
Come 9 AM, she complains of being hungry and consumes a whole bag of chips and a can of soda. She then takes her lunch at exactly 12 noon and watches TV.
At exactly 3 PM, she takes another snack that usually consists of a burger and shake. And come 7 PM she eats her dinner consisting of another two cups of white rice and a large serving of pot roast (or sometimes, meat stew).
And yes, at 5 feet and 8 inches tall, she is 90 lbs overweight and is already suffering… Continue reading
The Cabbage Soup Diet: How and why it will never work
WHAT DOES IT PROMISE?
People who have undergone this diet claim that you can lose up to 10 pounds (possibly even more) in as little as one week. Some others simply use this to prepare for that special event (like prom or a friend’s wedding). And some even use this as the beginning phase of their weight loss regimen.
Fact 1: This crash diet is not good for the long run. It doesn’t even give you the nutrients you need to keep healthy.
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WHAT CAN YOU EAT?
As it name simply says, fat-free cabbage soup is the main entrée of this diet, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. However, there are other foods that you can incorporate in the diet too. These foods include a mix of fruits, other vegetables and meat that you can… Continue reading