Cutting Calories Without Driving Yourself Crazy

When you're trying to lose weight and you cut calories to create a calorie deficit, it can be hard not to feel hungry all the time. In fact, you may find yourself obsessing over food, constantly thinking about what you have eaten that day and what you will be able to eat later in the day. Dieting doesn't have to be such a big deal. By making small changes to your eating patterns, you'll find that you're cutting calories without the pain.
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9 Ways Exercise Can Make You Feel Better

Do you find yourself in a mid-afternoon slump at the office? Do you drag yourself home only to collapse onto the sofa and look forward to the day ending so you can get into the bed?

Moving more may be the last thing you think of doing and what you desire the least, but it could be exactly what you need to help you feel alert and less tired when the day comes to a close.

Here are 9 ways exercise can make you feel better:
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How to Get More Veggies Into Your Diet to Lose Weight

Vegetables are a veritable powerhouse for those on a diet. Low in calories but full of fiber -- not to mention vitamins and mineral -- vegetables play an important part in your weight loss plan. But, for a lot of people, it can be tough to get in your daily servings.

Believe me, I understand it's easier to just cook up some spaghetti or pop a frozen pizza into the oven. Who wants to clean and cut up vegetables, right? You should try to get past that mindset, though, because your mother was right: vegetables are good for you!

Here are six tips for getting more vegetables into your diet.
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Suzanne's Low Calorie / High Protein Easy Scrambled Eggs

Here's a quick and easy recipe I eat after every weight training session. It's a scrambled egg recipe high in protein and chock full of vegetables. The key is to use egg whites and 1 whole egg to give you a filling, low calorie meal. Please keep in mind, I'm not the best of cooks, so it's a pretty simple recipe.... :-)
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Too Busy to Exercise? Time to Squeeze in Physical Activity!

It's hard to find someone who has plenty of time to squeeze in a career, family interaction, and attention to good health or weight loss. Even stay at home moms are swamped with the schedules of their family -- not to mention the duties of running a household. If you feel there's no time to fit in a bit of exercise, you're wrong. Even the most hectic schedule can afford a few minutes a day, and I'll show you how!
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7 Simple Ways to Get Slim Naturally

Looking for ways to get slim naturally? If you want to lose weight, but don't want to take diet pills or follow some ridiculous diet (cabbage, anyone?), you need to learn how people can get slim naturally, without much effort.

If you have to spend too much time to lose weight, you're likely to give up and go back to your regular habits because they are easier. The key to losing weight and keeping it off is to learn the little tricks that make losing weight easy. Take a look at these seven simple ways to get slim naturally (say that 10 times fast!):
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Top 10 Effective Ways to Get the Most from Your Cardio Exercise

A cardiovascular (cardio) routine is regular exercise that gets your heart pumping. It helps you lose unwanted body fat, gives you a higher energy level and helps you lose weight. But, unfortunately, like all exercise, you actually have to do the exercise to gain the benefit from it.

Exercise doesn't have to be on your short list of favorite things to do for you to be able to enjoy it and lose weight at the same time. Follow these 10 tips to help motivate you to move your body!
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6 Small Steps to Successful Weight Loss

If you're the type of person who's been caught in a cycle of gaining and losing weight, you may be going about things all wrong. One of the most common ways for people to lose weight is to go on a diet. People suddenly try to change all of their bad habits. For some, that's just what they need. But for a lot of people, the change is too drastic and the call of their old lifestyle becomes too strong, leading to failure yet again.

If you have trouble with drastic changes to your diet, the best way to lose weight and be successful at it is to take things one step at a time. When you change just one small thing into a healthier habit, you find that you don't feel so deprived -- and you're more likely to stick with it. Here are some examples of small steps that you can take to lose weight:
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7 Healthy Snacks to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth on a Diet

One of the things that people often miss the most when trying to lose weight is dessert. When you're trying to save calories, sweets are often the first to go.

Fortunately, you don't have to forgo all sweets. There are many delicious sweet treats that you can enjoy without breaking your diet. Check out the following list for ideas.

*Note: As with all things, moderation is key; keep an eye on your portion size and stay within your calorie deficit.
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Why Am I Not Losing Weight? The Real Reason You're Stuck in a Plateau

Have you been stuck at the same weight for a few weeks despite the fact that you seem to be doing all the "right" things? It's frustrating when your weight loss comes to a stop even though your routine hasn't changed much. This happens to a lot of people and is commonly referred to as a plateau.

There are a couple of different reasons why the scale isn't budging. With a few tweaks to your routine, you'll find that you can start losing weight again. Take a look at some of the most common reasons why you may not be losing weight:
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