Healthy Cleanses

Yay!! I’ve lost 22.2 pounds total so far with 57.8 pounds to go to reach my goal!  My BMI has dropped from 36.9 to 33.6.  I’m still hoping to figure out how to post my “before” pictures.      Types of cleanses: There are many ways to cleanse, anything from increasing water intake, improving bowel habits, changing…

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Keeping Clean on the Inside

   Part of healthy weight management is learning how to keep clean on the inside. In the “old days”, before the development of processed foods, we ate a more natural diet and didn’t have to deal with high levels of pollution and toxins entering our bodies through water, the environment and our food supply.  Our…

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Healthy Eating Habits

1.  Eat in a calm, relaxed atmosphere.  Taste and enjoy every bite. 2.  Chew food thoroughly.  Limit gum, it stimulates your digestive juices unnecessarily. 3.  Avoid overeating.  Eat to only 80% full.  Don’t overstuff, overwork and challenge your system. 4.  Don’t drink large amounts of liquids before, during, or immediately after meals because it dilutes…

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An Eating Guide

   The thought of changing your eating habits is overwhelming, confusing, challenging and even scary.  You may be wondering how you can get started on a healthier regimen without being overwhelmed.  I’ve listed some basic, simple guidelines to get you started.  There is NO measuring, calorie counting or weighing involved. Rule #1:  Don’t skip meals,…

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Mind Games

   Your percentage of success is directly proportional to your percentage of commitment and effort!  This is especially true when you’re trying to lose weight. Learn about yourself:  (Be truthful with yourself) 1.  Keep a journal and track everything, even if it seems irrelevant.  When you start note your nails, hair, skin, sleep, measurements, weight,…

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General Weight Loss Tips

     Here are some general weight loss tips for you! *Drink 8 or more cups of water daily.  Sometimes just making this one change to your diet and lifestyle will have numerous benefits (including substantial savings on grocery bills). *Replace sugar, calorie-rich, and chemical-rich drinks (juice drinks, diet drinks) with pure water. *Don’t eat within…

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