Eating Healthy Fast Food: Does it Even Exist? - Part II

In the first part of this article, we explored some healthy, low-calorie options you can choose at various fast food restaurants.  So far we've covered burger joints, sub shops, Chinese, and Mexican restaurants.  Continuing below, we'll explore healthy fast food options at steak houses, chicken restaurants, and seafood restaurants . . . plus a surprising twist on "healthy fast food" that you may not have considered before.
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Eating Healthy Fast Food: Does it Even Exist? - Part I

When you need to eat on the run, you may find yourself at a fast food restaurant and wonder if there are any healthy options available. "Eating healthy fast food" may sound like an oxymoron - doesn't one contradict the other? Not at all!

Below are some of the best choices when eating at a fast food restaurant. Note that options will vary in different eating establishments and in different parts of the world. We've done our best to cover sub shops, burger joints, Chinese and Mexican restaurants, steak houses, chicken places, seafood restaurants - the most common fast food places found almost everywhere today.
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5 Easy Weight Loss Tips: Keep it Simple

When you decide to lose weight, it can be overwhelming when you think about all of the conflicting advice out there Should you cut calories? Fat? Carbohydrates? Exercise for 30 minutes each day? An hour? What kind of exercise is best?

Many of these choices depend on your personal preferences, because they aren't really "wrong" as long as you aren't putting your health in danger with extreme methods. However, sometimes you just need a little guidance on getting started, and eventually you'll discover which choices are best for you.

Below are 5 easy weight loss tips to help get you started:
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4 Low Calorie Thanksgiving Desserts

In most American households, Thanksgiving dinners have no shortage of high calorie, high fat, high sugar desserts available. There's nothing wrong with having a bit of these desserts if you want to - but if you're looking for a way to stay on track with a weight loss plan, you may be interested in some lower calorie options like those below:
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4 Steps to Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Feast Without Too Many Calories

A traditional Thanksgiving dinner can easily contain 1,500 calories or more (that's just one person's plate; not the entire table). However, there are plenty of ways to cut down the amount of calories in your holiday feast without sacrificing flavor or enjoyment.

Below are some easy ways to do that:
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6 Ways to Nurture Yourself While Dieting

Self-nurturing is a very important activity while you are trying to lose weight, simply because many of us gravitate toward food as a way to nurture ourselves - even though excessive eating really does more harm than good in the long run.

When you stop eating all those "comfort foods" you may find yourself feeling adrift and unsure of what to do to make yourself feel better. The ideas below can help you feel more calm and balanced and reduce any stray cravings for unhealthy foods that may tempt you to ditch your diet:
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How to Avoid Injury While Exercising

People who are just beginning workout routines are especially prone to exercise injuries, but they can also happen to experienced athletes. Below are a few simple ways that you can help keep your body protected from unnecessary injuries.
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Very Low Calorie Diet: Benefits and Dangers

If you're thinking about following a very low calorie diet to lose weight, you may want to think again. It's true that you can initially lose weight quickly by eating very few calories, but the cost of doing so may not be worth the benefits.

The first thing to consider is that by restricting your calories so severely, you will not only be losing fat, but muscle. You also run the risk of becoming malnourished and deficient in very important vitamins and nutrients like potassium, magnesium, vitamin C, and phosphorus, among others.
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Can You Lose Weight Without Exercising?

If you hate exercise but you still want to lose weight, you may be searching for diets that will allow you to lose weight without having to spend hours in the gym. It's definitely possible to lose weight without working out. You simply need to reduce your calorie intake so you are eating fewer calories than you burn during your normal activities.
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7 Limiting Beliefs That Can Stall Your Weight Loss

Most experts agree that weight loss is not just a physical endeavor - there are a whole bunch of emotional and mental issues that tie in to the size and state of your body.

While weight loss is largely a result of calories in, calories out, there are also plenty of mental "stumbling blocks" that could slow you down or even keep you from reaching your goal weight at all.

Below are 7 common beliefs that could cause problems while you are trying to lose weight:
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