Diet Hints, Hacks & Tricks

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How to Know You’re Following the Wrong Diet for You

How to Know You’re Following the Wrong Diet for You

So, it’s my week to blog again and after Marley and I have both been struggling, I thought I’d talk about how to know if you’re following the wrong diet for you. After all, I’ve been testing out turmeric for weight loss (and I’ll get into that a bit in a minute) while Marley struggled a lot through her first week with the keto diet.

My First Week on a Keto Diet Plan

My First Week on a Keto Diet Plan

The keto diet plan is definitely more than I bargained for.  I give Holly credit for giving it a try, and I can see where there is a lot of room for error. I can also understand why she gave up. Am I going to give up? Not a chance!

How I Did Veganism Wrong to Try to Lose Weight

How I Did Veganism Wrong to Try to Lose Weight

There’s an awful lot of web space out there dedicated to telling us that if we want to lose weight, going plant based is the best choice we can make. I’ve definitely been tinkering with the idea of vegetarianism, even though I’ve never really gone there. I do like the...

How to Lose Weight While You’re Sound Asleep

How to Lose Weight While You’re Sound Asleep

If you were told that you could go to bed tonight and start losing weight until you wake up, would you believe it? While weight loss during your sleep isn’t powerful enough to make up your entire strategy, you may be surprised at the difference it can make when you...

What Happens When You Stop Snacking for 30 Days

What Happens When You Stop Snacking for 30 Days

Most nutritionists and doctors will tell you that even if you want to lose weight, snacking should remain a part of your daily eating habits. But many of us struggle to be able to stick within the limits of reasonable snacking. We’re used to plowing our way through a...

What is CoolSculpting and is it Worth the Hype (and Money)?

What is CoolSculpting and is it Worth the Hype (and Money)?

CoolSculpting, also known as fat freezing or cryolipolysis, is a hugely hyped fat loss method that is being called the best new non-invasive alternative to undergoing liposuction. But what most people would like to know is if it does actually work and whether or not...

Can You Lose Weight by Banking Calories for Alcohol?

Can You Lose Weight by Banking Calories for Alcohol?

One of the first things experts will tell you to cut out of your diet if you want to lose weight is alcohol. For many of us, that may not sound like much of a sacrifice, but that opinion can easily change the next time we’re supposed to head to a girls’ night out, a...

How to Eat More Slowly to Lose Weight

How to Eat More Slowly to Lose Weight

One of the weight loss tips we all have available to us and that can best serve our efforts is slower eating. Reducing the speed at which we consume our meals gives us a spectacular range of weight loss benefits. That said, eating more slowly is easier said than done....

What Your Food Journal is Trying to Tell You

What Your Food Journal is Trying to Tell You

Recording everything you eat in a food journal is a highly recommended behavior for people who are trying to lose weight or who are trying to adopt a more healthful lifestyle. However, while you may be focusing on the number of calories and carbs you’re taking in on a...

The Top Tricks to Keep the Weight Off

The Top Tricks to Keep the Weight Off

It's hard to keep the weight off. Having to stick to a diet stinks. What’s even worse than being on a diet is going on a diet a second, third or fourth time because the weight has come back on again. Fortunately, it doesn’t need to be this way. The following are some...

Skip Diet-Busting Snacks at the Office With This Easy Trick

Skip Diet-Busting Snacks at the Office With This Easy Trick

One of the best advantages to working in an office atmosphere is the free food that is so often available. From birthday cakes to donuts and from cupcakes to brownies, there’s always something being brought in for everyone to share. However, when you’re trying to lose...

Sleep Dieting: Can You Really Lose Weight Sleeping?

Sleep Dieting: Can You Really Lose Weight Sleeping?

Believe it or not, “sleep dieting” is an actual thing. In fact, the idea of dieters being able to lose weight while sleeping goes back quite a long time, as old beliefs suggested that you can boost up the hormones that promote healthful weight loss throughout the time...

How to Beat Bloating in a Matter of Hours

How to Beat Bloating in a Matter of Hours

It’s Friday night and you’re feeling as though you could rival the Goodyear blimp due to the bloating that has made its way into your body. While that would usually be little more than a frustration for you because the weekend is coming up, you have a wedding, reunion...

Eat Carbs and Still Lose Weight

Eat Carbs and Still Lose Weight

No matter what people might tell you, carbs are not necessarily the enemy of weight loss. You just need to know what you’re doing. Sure, if you pig out on chips all evening while you’ve kicked back on the couch, after having eaten a sky-high mountain of pasta for...

Eating What You Can’t See Can Help With Weight Loss

Eating What You Can’t See Can Help With Weight Loss

Recent research is starting to suggest that if you eat while blindfolded or if you turn off the lights and have your meals in darkness, you could actually be helping yourself to lose weight more easily. The reasoning behind this rather odd-sounding strategy is that...

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