8. Cooking Liquids: Dieters have discovered that wine adds wonderful, low-calorie flavor to soups, stews, casseroles, and finishing sauces. Beef, fish, vegetable or chicken stocks come in fat-free varieties and add lots of flavor with very few calories. A secret ingredient to add sweetness to dishes is apple, orange,or pineapple juice concentrate.
BUT-I really liked the 2nd article. I have bought into the “getting older BS” due to having a low thyroid, hormones going whacky, etc. But that doesn’t mean I have to be weak and and inactive forever, nor is it too late to begin. I love these 2 lines:
I have been going to the gym 6 days a week for 3 weeks. I’ve been vegan for 12 weeks, full omni before that. I have a lot of issues with emotional eating and implemented intuitive eating about 6months ago. I feel a million times better emotionally and physically since implementing these 3 changes. I don’t want to go back to logging every calorie as it is a trigger for me. I’m happier and slowly losing weight just eating intuitively. But I was curious about something.
Calorie counting has long been ingrained in the prevailing nutrition and weight loss advice. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for example, tells people who are trying to lose weight to “write down the foods you eat and the beverages you drink, plus the calories they have, each day,” while making an effort to restrict the amount of calories they eat and increasing the amount of calories they burn through physical activity.
I’m in my third week now and come down a whole dress size. I haven’t weighed myself though…but I have lost about 14lbs (1 stone) so far for sure as I know a certain pair of trousers only fit me at a certain weight. I am sure I could have lost more with exercise but didn’t do any. I am just happy the weight started shifting after a year of ‘thinking about it’. I love this diet.
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Open up a big bag of baby carrots and dip them into your freshly made no-oil-added, no-salt-added hummus. Simply whip up in your food processor a can of no-salt-added chickpeas/garbanzo beans, fresh tomatoes, lemon juice, garlic, a jalapeno pepper (if you like your hummus hot and spicy), and fresh herbs like cilantro and dill. Add a little water, if necessary, until the desired consistency is achieved.
Pros: While 24 hours may seem like a long time to go without food, the good news is that this program is flexible. You don’t have to go all-or-nothing at the beginning. Go as long as you can without food the first day and gradually increase fasting phase over time to help your body adjust. Pilon suggests starting the fast when you are busy, and on a day where you have no eating obligations (like a work lunch or happy hour).
Eating for weight loss doesn’t need to be boring or hard. Below you’ll find a simple 7-day eating plan that delivers just 1,500 healthy, nutritious calories each day – perfect for fat loss and keeping you feeling full and satisfied.
First things first, If everything you is fine your weight gain is due to lethargy, wrong dietary habits and erratic routine. So When u go on a diet make sure that whatever plan u follow it must be timed right as well. You must wake up latest by 8:00 ( that’s for the late risers, even I used to wake up by 10 or 11). This is the most important thing in your routine because the body has its own clock and you shouldn’t mess with it.
3. Twist: One foot placed slightly in front of the other with body facing the corner. This should resemble the movement of wringing a towel while taking knees further “inward” and opening body in the opposite direction. Start with knees bent and straighten with the twist by lifting the hip and leading it to the opposite corner.10 reps each side, then 10 again (total of 20, alternating after 10)