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Did You Forget These Calories?

Are you keeping a record – virtual, written, or in your noggin – of how may calories you’re eating? Even if you’re not (and some people find it very hard to do – actually loathe doing it) you probably take note of what you eat each day – at least most of what you eat.  […]

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What Are Your Eating Triggers?

Is it almost a foregone conclusion that you’ll stuff yourself to the gills when you go home to your parents’ house for holidays or other events?  Is it almost impossible for you to navigate your office without stopping at the snack room and the receptionist’s desk to sample the never-ending array of holiday specialties or […]

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Calories Don’t Count When . . .

You buy a candy bar at the gas station and eat it in the car You snag 3 tootsie rolls from the receptionist’s desk You grab a couple of samples of cheesecake at Costco You finish your child’s grilled cheese sandwich You taste the cookie batter and lick the bowl and beaters You finish the […]

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Diet Diary

I will lose 20 pounds.  If only saying it could make it happen. Recent research shows that keeping a food diary can help. According to a study, people who write down everything they eat each day lose twice as much as those who don’t. Nearly 1,700 people participated in a study published in the American […]

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