Gluten Free

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It is very important in trying to lose weight, to take good care of your body. One of the best things you can do to lose weight is to do a good detox and continue on a good diet. Diet does not mean food restriction in this case. It means food changes. You can eat as much as you like. So long as you eat by this diet: Gluten Free. Gluten is in wheat, barley and rye. This would get rid of all breads, pastries, etc. Anything made with white flour. Although you may bake them at home. There are all sorts of Gluten free recipes out there for baked goods. Casein Free. Casein is the protein in dairy. This means ALL dairy. Except butter. No cheese, no milk, no sour cream, cream cheese, yogurt, etc. All that would be out. Once these things have been …show more content…

If you have tried and failed diets in the past, than maybe it's time to reward yourself along the way. A diet shouldn't be a punishment, but a means to a healthier you. Keep this perspective and receive the benefits without negative self-thoughts. A rewards system isn't just about the rewards, but about giving yourself positive reinforcement to help you on your way. So how can you personalize a system? Let's take a look at your options, shall we? First and foremost, your rewards should not be food. Food isn't the enemy, but it shouldn't be a temptation either. Your reward should not center on food. Or maybe I should emphasize that differently-it shouldn't center on eating food in excess. For example, don't say "Once I lose 2 pounds I'll treat myself to a half of a pie!" This might sound obvious, but how many times have to eaten more after you weighted in less? It's a strange relationship, but for some it is a hazard. The only way you should use food as a reward is if it is in moderation-like buying a single ice cream cone, or ordering a dessert at a restaurant. Your reward is to eat something out of the 'healthy' category once in a while, but not every week. So what are reasonable rewards? Think about your hobbies. If you like sports, than use a new tennis racket as motivation for losing (or whatever sport you like). If you love to cook, than …show more content…

After the birth of my fourth son, I left work and became a full-time mom. One would think that having four boys would be an exercise program of its own, but the pounds kept creeping on. Finally, when my 5 foot 4 inch frame reached 160 pounds despite the constant experimentation with one weight loss drug after another, I knew things had to change. I had recently gone for my annual check up and now I had high cholesterol as well. I was now on a mission. I decided to take advantage of my stagnant gym membership, signing the kids and myself up for some much needed exercise classes. I figured if the kids had an obligation to be there, I would force myself to be there as well. Each day we packed ourselves up and made our way to the gym. Some days I would join in the kids class, they liked me being there and it was nice to spend some fun time with them. As far as my diet went, I decided to do away with processed foods in my diet. I needed to curb my meat intake, (even though I am not a big meat eater to begin with), and get my cholesterol in check as well. I made a promise to myself that I would only use cholesterol medicine as a last resort. Well, In a matter of 2 months, I am down 17 pounds and counting. I never thought I could do it. I spent all of my life until my last son was born fluctuating between a size 4 and 6 but then completely lost control. I have now regained that control. I am back into a size 6 and aspire to get back into a size

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