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One Day Diet by Dr. Oz

One Day Diet by Dr. Oz The April issue of Good Housekeeping hits newsstands on March 15.  Dr. Oz is on the cover sharing his health and weight loss wisdom and reveals the One Day Diet which is a super fast slim down meal plan with easy rules to help you  lose up to two […]

Fad Diets: Are they right for you?

Image via Wikipedia Famous Fad Diets Circle of Food received a link to an article about the 10 worst fad diets. Only 10? My curiosity was piqued and I decided to check it out. OMG! I am guilty of partaking in some of these fad diets in my past. Of the 10, I have been […]

Abstinence Eating Plan – No Sugar

Image by dhammza via Flickr February 2010 – Abstinence Eating Plan – Go AEP! In January, I gave up cheese.  Prior to January I would eat a lot of cheese – cheese in my scrambled eggs, cheese on my salad, cheese with an apple, cheese with nuts and wine. Cheese, cheese, say cheese. In the […]

Lose weight, help Tucson Community Food Bank

If you make a resolution or have a goal to lose weight, this may be a way to stick to your plan, more so than just talking to the mirror or wishful thinking. You can help yourself by helping others. The concept sounds like a win-win to me. Press release from Tucson Community Food Bank […]

Diet: Thanksgiving dinner on 600 calories

Yes, you read that correctly — Thanksgiving dinner on 600 calories. That’s pretty amazing when a slice of pumpkin pie can weigh in at 320 calories. First, there’s plenty of portion control going on, no second helpings of mashed potatoes, no drowning your turkey in the gravy boat, and no heaping servings but no skimping on […]

South Beach Diet-Low Glycemic Eating-Day 4

For some reason I was craving fruit today…but I didn’t have any. It’s a good thing that I don’t have any fruit in the house. I went to do phone banking today for three hours. I got hungry but the only available snacks were chocolate chip cookies, pecan bars, biscotti, and potato chips. I have […]

Low Glycemic Diet – Day 2 – South Beach Diet

I think it was yesterday’s devastating economic forecast that prevented me from having an appetite.  I simply have not eaten much; that’s not a bad thing. Here’s what I ate yesterday: Breakfast – 2 eggs scrambled with lox and sauteed mushrooms Lunch – Southwest cobb salad* Snack – 8 oz of low sodium garden patch […]

Low Glycemic Diet – Day 1- South Beach Diet

I decided to go on the low glycemic South Beach Diet – phase 1 — for two weeks. Every night I will report what I ate. I hate this kind of mental bookkeeping but if I wait until tomorrow, I’ll forget. Phase 1 of South Beach diet is pretty strict but I figure it’s only for two […]

Weight Loss Memoir

I’ve been delinquent in posting weight loss updates. Let’s see — I’m in maintaining mode which is still better than being in gaining mode. For months now I have maintained my 10 pound weight loss but my goal was to lose 20 pounds by year end. It’s doable but I cannot be sure it will […]