In our last piece regarding the cheat meal and questions regarding the cheat, we talked about the psychological de-load. I you have not been able to read that, click here for a review .
In part II we would like to review how a structured cheat meal helps your metabolism.… Read More
We get a lot of questions about cheat meals/Free Food and we would like to give some of the reasoning behind why we have people use them.
The allure of the cheat meal is obvious: you get to eat stuff that’s otherwise off-limits and extremely delicious.… Read More
HEC is a very individual thing, so this is an area where you will need to evaluate your need to follow exact rules. These are the exact step that we like to use when we make small changes. We suggest that you follow this structure exactly at first.… Read More
HOW TO READ FOOD LABELS
- Whole foods
- No more than 5 ingredients
- Food that is close to its original form as possible
- Organic or local if possible
- Minimal or no packaging
- Added sugars
- Other sweeteners
- Hydrogenated and fractionated oils such as corn or palm oil (source of trans fat)
- Additives and preservatives
- Artificial colors (FD&C Blue #1)
- Ingredients you don’t recognize
- More than 5 ingredients
Watch out for:
- “Syrup” – corn syrup, brown rice syrup, agave syrup, etc.
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By Jeanne Whalen
The Wall Street Journal
Looks like your mother was right when she told you to sit up straight.… Read More
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Has the holiday hustle and bustle got you miserable? One of the leaders from Google wrote about, Joy On Demand and passes some of their mental exercises to you.
You are What You Eat: You Can’t Out Exercise a Bad Diet
Ever heard someone give themselves permission to indulge their sweet tooth just because they just had a great workout? It’s a common excuse. Many people believe that because they exercise, they’re in the black as far as their calorie input/output.… Read More
Let’s face it: it is hard to stick to a healthy eating and exercise plan during the holidays. Everywhere we turn there are tempting foods and drinks—from treats at office parties to our own traditional family favorites. When you add in a busy schedule filled with shopping and get-togethers that make it tough to squeeze in exercise, you have a recipe for disaster as far as our scales are concerned.… Read More