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MY STATS

1.25.2019 Weight 155 lbs.

Goal: Return as quickly as possible to 148 lbs. which was my weight on the last day of the year 2018.  

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ENERGIZE U

WISHING ON A WEED

FOR ME Eating protein doesn’t make me want to eat more and more of it. Eating carbs doesn’t make me want to eat more and more of them. Simple, complex, doesn’t matter. They don’t push the addiction button – for me. For me it’s fat. Fat with anything. Alone too. But I don’t usually eat […]

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ENERGIZE U

WATCH YOUR WEIGHT – be a work in progress

WATCH YOUR WEIGHT | BE A WORK IN PROGRESS Too often we set unrealistic short-term goals that should be in the long-term category. We’re always going to start tomorrow or next week and those weeks turn into years, because the job of reaching the goal is overwhelming. Your weight doesn’t begin and end with a weight […]

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ENERGIZE U

NO SHAME HERE

Fat or skinny you are accepted the way you are. Some people eat too much. Some people eat too little. Some people eat mostly healthy. Some people eat mostly unhealthy. Some people are in the middle on some counts and not others. Some manage their weight at great effort, others with hardly a thought to it. Doesn’t […]

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ENERGIZE U

MY NEW THING

I’M HAVING A FAT-FREE FOOD FLING! I’m stepping outside the box, testing boundaries, going beyond the familiar on this site. Always with a history though – the history of eating animals, the history of original sin – the ugliest of sins that made me and makes the world ugly. I’m looking for the beautiful in […]

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HOW I'M DOING

From One Year To The Next

The main goal, maybe the only goal, is to lose weight. Too often, having too many satellite goals clog up the process. Sure, eating more healthy, abstaining from animal products, lowering the fat, exercising more, stress management, fatigue management are all important. With me however, by focusing on all the peripherals, the losing of the […]

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TIPS & TOOLS

Gain Reduce Or Stabilize

Cannabilizing other animals is not a smart weight reduction method – short or long-term. It isn’t healthy; it isn’t kind and neither is it efficient. Plants are the only wise choice to make when looking to gain, reduce or stabilize weight.  

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS TURMERIC

Fat-Free Creamy Cauliflower Dressing

FAT-FREE CREAMY CAULIFLOWER DRESSING Sometimes fat-free gets complicated – till the cauliflower appears from out of nowhere and shows us how to do it! This is one version. Try your own and see how it develops! Then share it here! Makes 4-1/2 cups

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TIPS & TOOLS

Old Habits Never Die?

Old habits die hard? Not so fast. Old habits can die and they can die easy. I go to bed earlier than I used to. I feel more refreshed in the morning, and feel better about the day I’m in.  

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FROM THE NET

Ginger Root for Migraines 

  Ginger Root for Migraines Written By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM on June 22nd, 2017 Many successful herbal treatments start like this: Some doctor learns that some plant has been used in some ancient medical tradition, like ginger for headaches. Well, the physician has patients with headaches and so tries advising one with migraines to give it a […]

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WEIGHT LOSS AIDS

11 Impressive Benefits of Horseradish 

Benefits of horseradish include its ability to aid weight loss, lower blood pressure, build strong bones, boost the immune system, and stimulate healthy digestion. Horseradish is a powerful and pungent plant that is connected to a wide variety of health benefits, including its ability to aid weight loss, lower blood pressure, alleviate respiratory conditions, build strong […]

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FROM THE NET

Even moderate drinking linked to changes in brain structure

By Kate Kelland | LONDON Drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to changes in brain structure and an increased risk of worsening brain function, scientists said on Tuesday. In a 30-year study that looked at the brains of 550 middle-aged heavy drinkers, moderate drinkers and teetotallers, the researchers found people drank more alcohol had a greater […]

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FROM THE NET

13 Amazing Benefits of Manganese 

13 Amazing Benefits Of Manganese Some of the health benefits of manganese include a benefit to healthy bone structure, bone metabolism, and helping to create essential enzymes for building bones. It also acts as a co-enzyme to assist metabolic activity in the human body. Apart from these, there are other health benefits of manganese including the […]

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Best Foods for Acid Reflux

Best Foods for Acid Reflux Written By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM on May 23rd, 2017 Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common disorders of the digestive tract. The two most typical symptoms are heartburn and regurgitation of stomach contents into the back of the throat, but GERD is not just burning pain and a sour […]

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How Much Water Should We Drink Every Day?

How Much Water Should We Drink Every Day? Written By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM on May 25th, 2017 More than 2000 years ago Hippocrates (460–377 BCE) said, “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” What does […]

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WEIGHT LOSS AIDS

Weight Loss Aids

Weight loss aids are not meant to allow you all you can eat whenever you want to eat it, while losing all you want to lose. Weight loss aids assist you in your goal to eat less. That’s it. That’s what they do, when they’re actually being effective in doing it – and like all […]