Fat Loss Strategies

10 Tricks To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Posted by on November 23, 2011 at 6:07 pm

I did a quick stop on the channel 13 news giving 5 Tips to avoid holiday weight gain (you can watch it below)  In this post I want to give you another 5 tips that could help you actually LOSE weight over the holidays.

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How to eat ALL your kids candy…and not gain a pound!!

Posted by on October 30, 2011 at 10:37 pm

Candystand How to eat ALL your kids candy...and not gain a pound!!

You might not believe it now but I used to be (and still fighting it) a candy fanatic.  I had a paper route when I was 11 and spent a good portion of what I made on candy.  Even the 4 fillings couldn’t stop my love for candy.  I did finally realize it was a weakness and have had to plan around it.  I never buy candy or keep it around.  Ok, I do buy candy sometimes who can be a saint 24/7?

This actually brings me to the point of this article.  Cheating.  (aka eating all your kids candy) Cheating does sound negative and I don’t like negative words so we can call it planned diet inflamation.  There is actually good evidence that Cheating (PDI) can actually help people stay on track.  It could, in some cases lead to better results. 
Let me explain it quickly.  If you know you have a day you can go for some extra “treats” then it can make sticking to the plan on the other days more do able.  On top of this, the higher calorie day can actually get your metabolism to rev up a little and help to incease resting metabolism. 

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Why Low Fat makes you FAT!

Posted by on September 22, 2011 at 3:43 pm

label fat free 300 Why Low Fat makes you FAT!We see it all over the place. 

Those boxes or containers and boldly on the front it says Low-Fat, or No-Fat.  They boldly make the claim like they are the ultimate in healthy food.  As if somehow by eating this food versus the original you will no longer have fat on your body. 

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