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Outsmart Your Hunger Hormone Even the most motivated and focused dieter will struggle to be successful at weight loss once hunger takes over. Our bodies secrete a hormone called ghrelin, which controls hunger and drives our appetite. If we don’t understand, monitor, and control our ghrelin, we can forget about

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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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I love cookies. I could give cookie monster a run for his money. That’s why I love Fiber Gourmet 100-Calorie Pack Thinables Cookies! Half the calories of other cookies, portion controlled packs, 15 grams of fiber, and they taste delicious! Two flavors- English Toffee and Cinnamon Swirl. Visit fibergourmet.com to

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This is a super-simple recipe with very little cleanup. Now that’s the way I like it! Serves 5 Meatloaf Nonstick spray ¼ cup ketchup ¼ cup low-sugar apricot, strawberry or grape jelly 1 pound lean ground turkey or extra lean beef (such as Laura’s Lean Beef) ¼ cup chopped onion

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Turkey, stockings, that jolly guy in the red suit- these things are suppose to be stuffed during the holidays. You? Not so much. It may seem impossible to make it to the New Year without gobbling up every last delectable goodie. Here’s some tips to enjoy your favorite treats these

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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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A taste here, a sample there…if you are not careful, you could easily consume hundreds of calories before the first guest arrives. To keep a lid on pre-party picking: Eat before you cook. Don’t even think about setting foot in the kitchen to whip up your famous Christmas cookies on

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Let the celebrations begin! From now until January, celebrations can feel like an obstacle course for your diet: the buffet table, the bar, the passed hors d’oeuvres, the dessert spread. December Weiss Wednesdays will be all about navigating the calorie traps with ease. Easy Portion Control At The Bar Try

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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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Eat One Less Bite! Doing this at every meal could save about 75 calories a day which equates to nearly an 8-pound weight loss in one year! Do you know which items equal approximately 75 calories? Let’s put this in perspective using some common foods: 1/2 oreo 1/2 tbsp peanut butter

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