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The Cookie Diet

I got excited a few months ago when I heard that the cookie diet, which has been around since I first started dieting (practically out of the womb), was still in existence.  Having put on an awful lot of weight in the last few years, I thought, heck I can do that for a few […]

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Why Take B Vitamins

Sometimes we forget why we should focus on certain foods, or take supplements.  The B Complex vitamins are so important that many processes in your body would literally shut down without them. The B vitamins are needed for energy production, enzymatic activity, metabolism of fat, protein and carbohydrates, nervous system, healthy hair, skin and nails […]

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Thinking About Exercise Can Make You Stronger

I came across a really interesting article a few weeks ago about a study that was that showed people who just think about exercise can get the same results as doing the exercise. An experiment was conducted by researchers at Ohio University with 2 groups of healthy adults.  With one group, the researchers wrapped the […]

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Lose Weight While You Sleep

A Good Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight I have always known the value of sleep for weight loss.  I have a good friend who, like myself, put on weight over the past few years.  But hers began falling off a few months ago. My friend has an ongoing respiratory infection that she hasn’t been […]

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How Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help With Weight Loss

The Skinny on Apple Cider Vinegar    Though hundreds (thousands?) of diet fads have come and gone over the years, the science behind why apple cider vinegar (ACV) may help you with weight loss is pretty solid. Apple Cider Vinegar Lowers Blood Sugar Levels Several studies have shown that apple cider vinegar helps to lower […]

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Weight Loss Gimmicks – Don’t Be Fooled

  Ridiculous Weight Loss Gimmicks Today I came across a recipe of a a “slimming” cake by Weight Watchers.  Why was it slimming?  Because it had sauerkraut in it. That is weird in itself, but this “slimming” cake recipe also included  tons of flour (wheat), sugar and fat.  Fat is good for you, but not […]

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Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss

Does Intermittent Fasting Really Work? You may have noticed I write about dieting and weight loss a lot.  I am somewhat of an expert.  When I was about 12 years old my mom put me on the Weight Watchers diet.  Back when I was a kid (yes, in the dark ages,) that was the only […]

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Is The Paleo Diet Just Another Fad?

P So Now We Need to Eat Like Our Ancestors? I read a comment on a blog the other day that the paleo diet was just another fad.  Is it?  I don’t think so.  Whether the diet  is called paleo, primal or LCHF (low carb, high fat), it is a clean way of eating that for […]

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The Newest Diet in America

The Almost Raw Organic Vegan Low (or High) Carb Paleo Way of Life Did you know there is a new diet in America?  That’s right.  Be the first to get the scoop here folks.  If you thought you were confused on just what was the perfect diet to eat, keep reading.  We have it all figured […]

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