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February 2013 Archives

To weigh or not to weigh — that is the question we are looking at today.  Ask a dozen different health gurus and you will get a dozen different answers. Some say “Be SURE to weigh every single day. The […]

Variety may be the spice of life — but too much of that spice may have contributed to our epidemic of obesity.  A study in this month’s  The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested the idea of putting a meal […]

Why do crazy diets work? I once owned a book called “The Dr. Forgot-His-Name’s Quick Weight Loss Diet Plan.”  It was really a collection of  crash diets that called upon the dieter to eat strange things for quick weight loss.  […]

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 […]

The best plan is to retrain your sweet tooth by eliminating all sweets.  Then you can enjoy the flavor and sweetness of fruit as a dessert.  (It really DOES work that way!)  However, sometimes you have to make cookies.  When it’s […]

You’ve been working hard on your weight loss plan — so why aren’t you seeing results?  Chances are the results are there  — but you are looking for them in the wrong place.  We use the scale as the primary […]

You are doing your best — even going above and beyond the call of duty. So why are those pounds not leaving?  We’ve looked at a couple of reasons.  Maybe you are underestimating your calories, or you need to step […]

We’ve looked at a couple of reasons why your weight loss may have hit a plateau.  Here’s reason number three:  Maybe you aren’t drinking enough water. Let’s take a look inside at what is happening to your body as you […]

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. James 1:22. “I’ve read every diet book on the market, but none of them have done me any good,” a friend proclaimed recently. Too true.  […]

Recipes are always a good idea.  It’s much easier to stick to a low glycemic plan if you have some good ideas of what you can fix — particularly if you are fixing for your family as well as for […]