Weight Loss Tips

I have made a list of weight loss tips that I have made on this.  I will post a new tip every Wednesday and Friday.  Some think will apply to use and others will not.  I recommend that you pick one or two and slowly add them to your daily plan.  Do not over do change or it will overwhelm you.  

Weight Loss Tip: Use Your Smart Phone

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Your Smart Phone Can Help You Choose Food Wisely. When you are shopping or dining out and wonder what a better or healthier choice for a meal or snack might be, do a quick search on Google, and you will find many sources for just about any restaurant meal you…
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Weight Loss Tip: Focus on the Short Game

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Make small short term goals.   I have not met a dieter that has made a goal that does not focus on this huge number of pounds to lose as a goal.  We all…
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Weight Loss Tip: Make a Shopping List

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The Shopping List: A Guide to Avoid the Supermarket Trap After 45 minutes to an hour wandering the aisles of the concrete plains looking fo my kill to…
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Weight Loss Tip: Eat Oatmeal

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Oats are your diet's friend by promoting fullness! Oats are one of the most healthy carbohydrate sources out there.  Eating a cup of oatmeal in the morning will keep you full well into the afternoon.   Oats are a healthy staple food for both me and my family because they…
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Weight Loss Tip: Avoid Empty Carbs

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You should avoid empty calories including carbohydrates. I know you have heard this before, but empty calories provide very limited nutritional benefit.  This concept means that the food is low in fiber, vitamins, and minerals.  Often, we splurge on these low-quality foods.  The problem is you get very…
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Weight Loss Tip: Portion Your Plate to Lose Weight

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The rule is called the 50/25/25 Rule.  We have all heard it from our mother and grandmother.  They told us to finish our vegetables.  Little did I know they were 100% correct.  Well, at least partially.  I am sure my grandmother did not fully understand nutrition when guilting me into finishing my plate.  In fact,…
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Weight Loss Tip: Don’t Sleep With Radio or TV On

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Noise and Light Inhibit the Initiation and Quality of Sleep.   In 18 years of medical practice, I get at least one patient that is there to see me about the quality of their sleep, and when I complete a sleep hygiene review, I find that they watch TV or listen to the radio in bed.…
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Weight Loss Tip: Don’t Shop On An Empty Stomach

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Shopping while you are hungry will increase both the amount of calories and food you purchase.   We have all done it and regretted our decision before we even made it to the exit.  You are on your way home from work, and you stop to buy groceries at your local market.  You meant to…
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Weight Loss Tips: Go Nuts

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Nuts can be healthy and help with weight loss.   For years, people have recommended avoiding nuts because of their high-fat and calorie content.  They have been vilified for causing anything from obesity to diverticulitis.  Today, we can celebrate nuts for their nutritional value because “nuts are unhealthy could…
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Weight Loss Tip: Avoid the Couch Potatoes

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Television snacking increases the amount you eat and your risk of obesity.   I am starting a new series of short articles that are hopefully both entertaining and informative.  My goal is to provide a quick blurb each Saturday on a weight loss tip and some research to back it up if it exists.  [caption…
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