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how do you lose weight and keep it off

how do you lose weight keep it off and keep the cravings away?

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Asked by froglovergreen at 6:12 PM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

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  • A lifestyle change

    Begin start with simple changes.
    Don’t buy junk food
    Walk, or do other exercise, for at least 20 minutes a day, at least 3 times a week.
    Make sure that you are drinking enough water, at least 8 8oz glasses a day.
    Eat an apple or big pile of veggies before meals.
    Eat 7-8 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, in at least 3 different colors.
    Eat 5-6 servings of whole grains a day.
    Eat at least two servings of legumes a day.
    Cut way back on (or eliminate) meat and dairy

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:22 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • ok tht sounds easy but what do i do about my sudden erges to just binge on food its an every day battle with my stomach lol

    Comment by froglovergreen (original poster) at 6:31 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • If you don't have it in your house, you can't eat it. Don't buy it and don't bring it into your house. Fill yourself up with lots of veggies, have your fruit and veggies already prewashed and cut up ready to go. Chew gum, have flavored water in your fridge. Instead of eating brush your teeth, call a friend, go for a walk, come on here. Hope some of this helps.

    Answer by QandA at 7:04 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • tht helps alot thank 'you

    Comment by froglovergreen (original poster) at 7:46 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • good luckget on the treadmill and see how long it takes to burn 200 calories look at that bag of m&ms next time you snack burn enough calories before eating those m&m's and that might make you think twice before snacking next time just a suggestion... I know it's hard


    Answer by sherribeare at 6:00 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • lol thanks i like tht answer

    Comment by froglovergreen (original poster) at 11:38 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • I used/still use nutritional rebalancing. There is more info here -

    Feel free to message me here or email me if you have any questions. My contact info is on the blog.

    Answer by mom2threets at 7:56 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • I take Juice Plus capsules and use the meal replacement shake every day, I lost 19 lbs so far

    Answer by wellnessgirl at 12:29 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • but where can i get things like tht

    Comment by froglovergreen (original poster) at 7:27 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • as far as the cravings, untill i started the zone diet this past week (during my period) i always had problems.
    it's about getting your macronutrients balanced so that your hormones are better regulated.

    other than that... don't buy the stuff. lol

    the best way... and the easiest way:

    use an online calculator to figure out how many calories you need to eat to lose weight.
    then eat as clean as possible.
    eat everything as close to nature as possible.

    now for the important part WEIGH YOUR FOOD AND TRACK CALORIES.
    if you guess, you won't lose.
    you can essentially eat anything you want .. as long as you have the calories. you learn to eat better and get the most food for your alloted calories.

    Answer by mckomet at 8:42 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

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