Healthy Weight Loss Tips

Weight Loss Attitude – Losing weight is 50 percent attitude, so you have to really want it. Unfortunately, it’s not really worth making a weight loss resolution if you’re not fully committed.  Do some serious soul-searching and find a significant and meaningful source of motivation for losing the extra weight — maybe it’s to better…

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Why Can't I Lose Weight After Cutting Calories?

Why Can’t I Lose Weight After Cutting Calories?      This is a common question from dieters.  They drastically cut their calorie intake, but don’t lose weight.  The simple answer to this question is that your body is used to a certain amount of food.  When it doesn’t get the amount it’s used to it assumes…

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Support For Your Weight Management

Buddy System or Support Group      Having a buddy or a support group can be a very important part of your weight management journey.  It’s a lot easier to accomplish your goals with cooperation, understanding and support from loved ones, friends and even strangers within a support group (they will quickly become new friends).  Choose…

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Prayer, Meditation and Affirmations

Prayer and Meditation    Find a quiet time once a day for 10 minutes to nourish and invigorate your soul/spirit.  Combine this with deep breathing to bring oxygen to your cells.  This is very beneficial in dealing with stress and anxiety issues.  Think of it as “just me” time.  Find a quiet place where you…

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Mental Skills Needed for Weight Loss

Mental Skills Needed for Weight Loss   This is just an overview of some techniques. *Imagery/Visualization:  Imagining yourself doing an activity or looking a certain way. *Relaxation:  Taking a “time out” for yourself to relax your body and your mind. *Refocusing:  Ignoring distractions and getting back to what you need or want to do. *Reframing: …

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Living a Vegetarian Lifestyle

   Living a Vegetarian Lifestyle Some people choose to avoid animal products for reasons of religion, animal protection, protein quality, digestive challenges, environmental issues, weight loss, and so on.  Living a vegetarian lifestyle presents challenges of its own.  Many people mistakenly believe they can simply eliminate all animal protein from their diet with no ill…

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