Small Changes for Big Results

Smaller is Better Here's a quick and easy way to lose weight. For dinner tonight use a small plate instead of a full sized dinner plate. It sounds simple, but you will actually eat less off a small plate than you would a full sized plate. This is a great way to encourage smaller portion sizes without feeling like you are being deprived.   Add this to your favorites We all have a list of our favorite things. It may not be written down...
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Beware: 7 Common Diet Mistakes

Aim to Add It's easy to only focus on the foods that you're not supposed to eat when on a diet, but by changing your focus to all the foods that you are able to freely eat you'll stay motivated and stick with it. Pack as many non-starchy vegetables as you'd like into your daily diet as well as fresh, seasonal fruits. Experiment with different methods of preparation for exciting variety.   Beware of these 7 dieting mistakes It's a common problem. You've been on...
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Smart Food Choices For Your Kids

Pay Attention Here''s a tip for kids and adults alike. When you are eating, pay attention. Sounds simple, but how often do you snack in front of the T.V. or eat your dinner while in rush hour traffic? Paying attention means eating when you are hungry and stopping when you are full. It means never eating just to eat, but rather because your body needs it. Do this and you will quickly reach your ideal weight. Here's a tip for kids and adults alike. When...
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Are Your Drinking Enough Water?

Balancing Act Activities that require the coordination of your entire body, such as jogging, swimming, and the elliptical trainer, burn more calories than stabilized activities, such as a stationary bike. For maximal calorie burning, choose cardiovascular exercises that use your entire body.   Found: The Fountain of Youth Turns out the sought-after magic elixir has been right under our noses! I'm talking about water. Pure, simple water. Before you scoff at this idea, check if you're dehydrated. Sadly as much as 75% of adults suffer from...
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