Unhealthy Calorie-Laden Snacks

Can you indulge me for a moment why I rant for just a minute? A while back I was doing a long 8hr road trip and we had to stop to use the lady’s room (for all the women out there, I’m sure you can all relate). I thought we would get a snack to…

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This week things have been a little crazy, some things at work just haven’t gone to plan and I must admit it has been a challenge. … I’ve also got a wedding coming up that I wanted to make sure I look great for!… So even though times are a little more stressful and challenging…

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Fat Burning Hormones

Are you considered overweight or obese? Then you may not be able to produce the normal levels of Leptin, causing Leptin resistance.  You see, when you have the excess fat stores, your body is excreting plenty of leptin. This should relay a message to the hypothalamus (an area in your brain) telling it that you…

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bad habits when intermittent fasting dieting

Hi there! I hope you are having a great week and have your fridge stocked with healthy food for your next fasting day. I am writing to share a realization I have had about my work that I think carries over to other areas of my life… and oh boy was this a big realization,…

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Do you have a special man in your life who needs help with losing weight and improving their health? Generally speaking, men are different from women… they often eat for different reasons, drink for different reasons, and we’ll gain (and lose weight) for different reasons.  According to dietitian David Grotto, when men and women cut the same…

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500 Calorie Diet Meal Plan

The 5:2 diet is an intermittent eating plan. The mechanics of this specific program come from not so much what you eat, but how many calories you consume. The basic format is that you eat whatever you normally do for five out of seven days; however, it is best to try to eat reasonably healthily…

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Are Bathroom Scales The Best Weight Loss Tool?

Losing weight with the fasting diet requires commitment and focus. If you have ever tried any type of diet plan before then you understand that results do not come unless you are prepared to dedicate some time and energy to the outcome; losing weight and improving your health. There is one thing that during my…

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Simple Healthy Recipes for Your Fasting Diet Plan

The fasting diet plan is not all that difficult to adapt to and follow. The general guidelines are simple. During a normal seven day cycle, you would eat as you normally would on 5 of those days. The fasting part comes from two of those seven days that you would designate as fasting days when…

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Easy Healthy Tips for Your Fasting Diet Plan

Any kind of diet will take a period of adjustment. Your body will try to fight it in any way possible – especially if the diet involves a reduction in calories. This is why it is so important to prepare ahead of time before you start a fasting diet plan to help you through the…

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Exercise And The 5.2 Diet – The Best Weight-Loss Duo

The 5.2 diet is just part of the equation to better health. While the fasting diet helps a great deal by reducing calorie intake on two days of a typical week, what makes the work much more worthwhile is to add exercise to your entire week. It can be as simple as moderate walking for…

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