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Cutting Grass And Swimming Laps Will Help You Lose

Activity burns calories.  Try to squeeze in activity whenever you can.  All those calories you burn up doing chores and errands count, too. Is your grass growing?  Try mowing with a push mower (walking).  That necessary chore burns 408 calories an hour. If you live in an asphalt jungle with no lawn outside your door, […]

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Slim Down Your Sandwich The Easy Way

Here are some easy ways to slim down your sandwich and still have it taste great. Substitute mustard for the mayo and save 100 calories.  Leave off the slice of Swiss cheese for another 133 calories.  Ditch the two slices of bacon for another 84 calories.  Put your turkey, ham, or roast beef along with […]

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Milkshake Or Strawberries? 650 calories or 50?

Day #3 of The Lose Five Pounds in 5 Weeks Challenge:  It’s springtime – and visions of milk shakes might be dancing in your head.  A thick chocolate milkshake can have around 750 calories for a large (22 ounce) shake.  A medium (22 ounce) Burger King strawberry shake has 630 calories with 15 grams of […]

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The Easy Way To Lose 5 Pounds In 5 Weeks

Did you wake up this morning feeling like an extra five pounds of fat attached itself to your body — and you have no idea how it got there? Maybe there’s only four pounds if you challenged yourself to eating a bit differently and moving a bit more during Week #1. Take “The Five” Challenge […]

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