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make it count

I try my best to always eat the very best "type" of a food - so if I crave something I try to never settle for a mediocre sample. I find that I need less of a particular food if I take the time to find the healthiest, best version. Sometimes I actually crave "junk food" but that's okay - I give in...

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Make Convenience Work

I know we're told that to be healthy we should avoid "Convenience Foods" but I am a single, working \woman and I have a slightly different idea - make convenience work for you - I buy Bagged Salads, and lots of frozen :lite" options - I make sure that if I'm going to splurge it's early in the day - ...

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A king, A prince, A peasant

I try to eat my heaviest meals early in the day to give myself the energy to move and do the things I want to accomplish - then for dinner I try to eat something lighter but nutrient-dense and high fiber so I don't feel so full going to bed. I seem to have the most success when I follow this strate...

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Only if it's REALLY worth it!

If I get a craving for a particularly calorie laden food, I try to find the quintessential form of it...the best chocolate, freshest full-fat cheese, etc. and don't waste my calories on inferior varieties that will disappoint...even if they are more convenient. That way I savor every morsel and man...

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