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lyssa 06.14
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When reading a restaurant menu at dinner, think about tomorrow’s lunch. It’s natural to want to get our money’s worth, so we often feel compelled to clean our plate. But when we view a serving as two meals, we get our money’s worth! To help: Ask the waiter to bring

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Ever heard of negative calorie food? That’s a food that burns more calories to digest than it yields. Hence the name “Miracle”. This soup is great for weight loss. Enjoy a bowl whenever you are in the mood to eat, “just because”. PS- A pot should last for several days!

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lyssa 04.05
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Monday night at sundown, Jewish celebrities like Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Adam Sandler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jake Gyllenhaal will gather for a festive Passover meal, or seder, with traditional foods like matzo crackers, roast brisket and potato or apple puddings called kugels. For the eight days of celebration, observant

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It’s clear there’s a huge benefit to outsmarting holiday calorie bombs, but no one wants to pull carrot sticks out her fancy bag at a holiday party! Here’s some ways to take in the holiday cheer without letting out your pants this season. TREAT ALL EVENING EVENTS AS DINNER. Don’t

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lyssa-11-23
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1. Don’t fast all day in anticipation of the big meal. This will drop your blood sugar, and you will compensate for your fast as soon as you start to eat. What to do? Eat lighter earlier in the day. This keeps blood sugar levels stable, while allowing you to

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How many times have you heard a diet expert or weight loss guru say that diets don’t work?  Well, in fact, diets do work and if you want to lose weight, a diet is probably your only option. Why It’s Best to Diet for Weight Loss The word “diet” has

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lyssa 7.13
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Cheat meals are a debated subject and always a personal choice. Recent research on the hormone leptin, which regulates hunger, food intake, and energy expenditure, is causing quite a stir in the health and fitness industry. Calorie restricted diets will show a drop in leptin levels, and since the hormone is

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An article on Monday, May 2nd in the New York Times by Gina Kolata about “The Biggest Loser” contestants who are struggling six years later with regaining much of the weight they lost on the show drew a flood of responses from New York Times readers. The article — “After

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lyssa 3.30
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Veggies are high in water content, and water has 0 calories (but you knew that). That is why they must take up the most real estate on your plate. You can have plenty of food, feel full, and cut (substantially!) calories. More veggies+ feeling full=easier weight loss and happier dieter!

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