Diet

Simple Truth Number 1 of Dieting and Weight Loss

I know this “truth about dieting and weight loss” (“truth” as in “true for me”) from experience. So, or but, don’t take my word for it. (Forgive the grammar. It’s necessary. Truths, if they are ever to be empowering – a source of power or personal power or empowerment – need to be of your […]

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Attention to Details Defines Successful Diets

After years of up and down weight and multiple approaches to losing or controlling weight through dieting let me declare one personal discovery as likely a universal truth: attention to detail is critical to the success of any and every weight loss program. What do I mean by “attention to detail”? Simply this: every bit […]

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Nuts To You And Your Diet Plan

Earlier, I wrote to suggest that one of the keys to a successful diet, exercise and weight loss plan is to plan to snack as a remedy to uncontrolled or unplanned “impulse eating”. One of my favorite snacks, it turns out, is a hand full of almonds. I wasn’t always a big almond fan, but […]

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The V-8 Vegetable Juice Diet

I was raised on meat and potatoes, and the occasional helping of corn, but other than that I was a hard sell on vegetables. Maybe it had something to do with most of those vegetables coming out of a can, but mom was a city girl and it was the 50s and 60s and so […]

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Planned Snacking As The Antidote To Impulse Eating

What is “impulse eating” and why is it public enemy number one in the crime called “the fattening of America”? I refer to anything I eat, that isn’t planned or scheduled, as impulse or impulsive eating. It works something like this: I see food, I eat it. I see food on the counter, in the […]

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