weight loss tips

How many pounds a week should I be losing?

When you had tones of weight to lose you probably saw great numbers on your scale, but now things have slowed down.  Now before you start feeling bad about yourself, this is completely normal.  As you get closer to your goal weight it should be come hard to get those big numbers each week. In
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Don't eat junk food unless you make it yourself

It is 10:00PM and you feel like a cookie, so you head over to your cupboard and open a bag of Chips-Ahoy cookies and have a couple (or the rest of the bag)  Now imagine if the only way to eat junk food was to make it yourself (you know like our great grandparents did) 
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Paleo diet or Paleolithic diet is more focused on eating natural foods which helps in promoting good health and physique. Our Paleolithic ancestors consumed food which included nuts, wild fruits, game meat, fish and vegetables which were all high in protein and animal fats. With further human evolution, agricultural produce high in carbohydrates were introduced with
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Portion out weekly snacks to avoid overconsumption

Normally diets do pretty good on your typical meals, after you find a few favorites you know their the calories/carbs are within your range but snacks can be an area where a few too many handfuls in a day can sabotage your weight loss. One option is to portion out your snacks on a daily
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Why should you add a cheat day?

There are many reasons to consider a cheat day in your diet plan.  If your live in a deficit of calories for too long eventually you will succumb to temptation no matter how strong willed you are.  The idea of a cheat day is to allow yourself to give in to these temptations on a
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Sometimes you can not cook all your meals from home and have to eat out.  The problem is you can not be entirely sure what went into the preparation of the food you just ate.  So that 10 ounce steak with a side of grilled veggies not too bad a choice but is in their
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