Nanny nanny boo boo, I am NOT afraid of you, Salt! OOPS!
Monday, April 24, 2017 3 comments
I don't retain water; I don't have high blood pressure; I don't have ANY health problems diagnosed by any health professional. And salt makes food taste so much better! WHY should I care about all the hysteria surrounding salt? Well, that's w... Read more
Big Business wants you fat.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 2 comments
I'm age 60+. So that's my time frame for all the following: Do you remember being very young, at a restaurant, and seeing "the Diet Plate" on the menu? I do. It was always cottage cheese, a piece of meat, and a half a peach sitting on lett... Read more
LC Tip of the Day # 227: Raise RMR 11 ways Scientifically
Wednesday, April 05, 2017 3 comments
Every time we eat or drink, we can thank our metabolism for converting all those calories into energy. Our size, gender, and age all factor into our metabolic rate, but there are also ways to independently adjust its speed. Here are ways to hel... Read more
Low Carb and Ketosis For Dummies -- the Short Form: What is it & what's it mean? (a 4-minute read)
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 2 comments
When you eat lots of carbs (I'll just call that the Usual American Diet), you are using a metabolic pathway that produces lots of glycogen (another word for sugar!) for energy. IT is VERY efficient and uses all the calories it can get out of the... Read more
Blow it? Getting back on track! (low carb diet, but good advice for others too!)
Sunday, February 05, 2017 1 comments
Carolyn of All Day I Dream about Food (condensed): Don't beat yourself up. Treat yourself lovingly. Don't excuse your behavior. OWN it. Think about it. Understand why you did it and make preparations to do better. Take notes or keep a jour... Read more
Need help setting & achieving goals? KNOW the difference between process and desire!
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 2 comments
Goals are the translation of desires into actions. Since you can only live one day at a time, losing anything more than one pound healthily is not a goal, it is a desire. It is easy to understand then that every goal-desire should defined as an... Read more
LC Tip of the Day #221
Monday, December 12, 2016 2 comments
Emotional Eater? The need to take positive action of any kind while avoiding negative action is essential. Develop a list ahead of time of things that will distract you, improve your mood, get you doing anything but reaching for food in order to... Read more
Tip # 220: Motivation: Being a "10" is just ONE step away.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4 comments
"10" is not Bo Derek at age 28 in that movie; it is YOU at YOUR age acknowledging where you are starting, then setting appropriate goals, working to achieve them, making progress, and never giving up! "10" is not a beauty pageant that you age ou... Read more
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