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May 2012 Archives

Want a faster metabolism?  The answer could be in your glass.  It may not be what you are eating that is your problem, but what you are drinking. Alcoholic beverages pack on the calories and will drag down your metabolism.  […]

How do you feel when you start a weight loss plan? I always felt angry.  I would think about the people who were not satisfied with me as I was and, yes, I resented them!  It just wasn’t fair that […]

…Ye have dwelt long enough in this mount.  Deut. 1:6 Mountains aren’t bad places to dwell.  Metaphorically speaking, mountains are the high points of our lives.  The trouble only comes when we are stuck on the mountain. The children of […]

It’s recipe day — and I have a really tasty, nutty, low glycemic side dish for you today.  This may be one of my new favorites! Nutty Carrot/Apple Salad Ingredients 2-3 medium carrots, chopped 1 apple, chopped and coated with […]

Want the easiest way possible to speed up your metabolism?  Catch some more zzzzz’s! It’s true.   In 1999 the University of Chicago did a study with eleven lean young men.  They had them sleep eight hours for the first […]

People trapped by pounds of fat feel like hiding in the dark. (Been there!)  But one of the best things you can do to speed up that dragging metabolism is to get out in the sunshine. I know, we’ve been […]

Stress. It’s a part of our lives.  People give us problems.  We have money worries.  Our schedules are too busy.  It’s not pleasant. Now we know from numerous studies that stress not only takes its toll on your nerves. It […]

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy, but the worst habit you could possibly have. – Dale Carnegie Whine, whine, whine.  Haven’t we all been there?  We see thin people chow down […]

Some people love salad and scarf down the veggies with cries of “Yum!”  Others of us think salad is something to eat salad dressing on. That’s not good, because salad dressing tends to be heavily laden with bad stuff, like high […]

This one is no surprise.  If you want your body to burn calories faster, you have to get up and move. I wish I could just pick the expert with the advice I like the most and give it to […]