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How to detox after a reaction to Stevia
Many people have posted in the forum here about adverse reactions to Sweetleaf/Stevia. If you are one of the many people who have had a reaction to Stevia, you probably want to know how to get rid ...
by Estie
Could you handle a 500 calorie diet?
Credit for this post goes to Estie. NO 500 calorie diet is sustainable on its own. If you are considering going on the HcG Protocol, I'd like to direct you to that specific category of Diet Board. ...
by Estie
HCG drops require a special diet
Do I have to follow a special diet while I take the HCG drops? Yes. You must follow the entire HCG Diet Protocol as described in Dr. Simeons' manuscript, "Pounds and Inches: A New Approach to ...
by sugarbear
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by Yas92
Is diet soda bad for your diet?
Diet soda with Aspartame is bad news. See the excellent Blog by Sugarbear posted on this site. Aspartame and artificial sugars have been linked with Alzheimer's and Dementia. The artificial ...
by Estie
Go Sugar-Free!
Sugar Free! The aim: To begin the journey. What are we doing? We are walking away from sugar - as an addiction, a craving, a part of our life we'd like to shrink or re-proportion or reassess BY ...
by Estie
Are protein powders beneficial to weight loss?
First, are you a man or woman? Men seem to love protein shakes to build muscle as multiple guys have so nicely pointed out. At the risk of being sexist, most women don't want to bulk up. Women also ...
by Estie
Don't Give Up!
We've all heard the saying that Rome wasn't built in a day. Well, neither were you. While no one wants their bodies to be compared to the size of a small country, it's true. We allow ourselves to get ...
by CoachScott
The Mediterranean Diet Without Meat?
The Mediterranean diet is based on a balance of: Good oils (olive) Oily fish (fresh caught in the Mediterranean including sardines/mackerel) Feta, or goat's cheese, which is high in protein ...
by Estie
Can reducing calories to 500 per day lower metabolism and end up being counter-productive ?
Absolutely it can! 500 cals can ONLY be done with HcG, so that's a big decision and commitment to make. Read all the posts here about the HcG diet, they are soooo useful. But DO NOT try to go it ...
by Estie
Do you want to lose 20kg? (Part 1 and 2)
PART 1: 20 kgs is a lot .... let's aim for 5 kg to start with, OK? First, look at what got you to that weight and see what weight you could/should/would like to be (sometimes these are very ...
by Estie
Women, are you working out TOO much?
Are you doing long, hard workouts on a daily basis? If so, please stop! You WON'T win your body-diet war like this. Prolonged workouts, especially long, slow cardio workouts (e.g. aerobics classes, ...
by Estie
How to fight binge eating
What you think of, comes to you in a way, and what you try really hard NOT to think of, also comes to you the same, as your subconscious can not NOT do something. So, try to go the way of others ...
by Estie
Is Cheating the way to go???
Okay i must admit, got alittle bored last night and the all knowing internet got the better of me. Started looking into diet pills, so many are available that i started to look into the ingredients, ...
by jnb87
Day 9 and 10
So, I have decided I will not be eating anymore lean ground beef. I think it has messed up my release. On day 9 I had a lean ground beef patty on the grill for dinner and only had 0.4 lb release. ...
by pastrychef
The chemical breakdown of Aspartame
The compounds Aspartame breaks down into three components: A methyl ester and two amino acids: phenylalanine and aspartic acid, according to Roger Williams during the parliamentary debate. ...
by sugarbear
Are people trying to sabotage your diet plan?
What can you say to them? How about you tell them sweetly "Ahhh, but this is what I have decided to do, and I would love for you to help me". And then say "I promised myself", if they keep trying ...
by Estie
Can you add veggies to a specific diet plan?
On the HcG diet, you can't add vegetables. You have to choose just ONE, per meal (x2 per day), from the protocol list, sorry. It's good to choose a different vegetable from the list and not have ...
by Estie
Protein sources for vegetarians
Protein Sources and How Much You Are Actually Getting By the Numbers Beans, Nuts, Seeds 1 cup garbanzo beans 14.5 grams 1 cup pinto beans 12 grams 1 cup refried beans 15.5 grams 1 cup ...
by sugarbear
Argh - Feck!
I was doing really well! Fantabulous actually! My period has hit and I craved everything in sight! Nothing, NOTHING was going to stop me from getting my hands on every bit of food in this house! I ...
by cazj
My Uneasy Day
Today has been a crappy day for me. I had to go and have a scan done for cancer of the ovaries and the guy that took the scan seemed really concerned. Practically begged me to make an appointment ...
by cazj
Good News - Bad Foods
I was under a bit of stress today and consequently I ate more than I should have. I really have to get over this emotional eating, it does nothing but **** depress me afterwards. I did get to ...
by cazj
Interview With Jill, Author Of The Sassy Pear
One of my favorite diet blogs is the Sassy Pear written by Jill, who other than being incredibly funny and a joy to read, is also quite inspirational to me in her complete honesty with herself and ...
by Vanessa
Hcg diet pills??
Do they work when used with the diet??? I would use the liquid but im scared. any and every comment is welcome :)
by jnb87
The Serenity Prayer For Weight Loss
I just read a very inspirational post on Jenny's blog 101 Reasons I Hate Being Fat. Instead of telling you what she wrote, I am just going to send you over there to read it for yourselves. This was ...
by Vanessa
Overweight and Undernourished
I am not a big one for figures and statistics, and as a whole, usually think that statistics mean very little on the bottom line but not in this case.I read a very interesting post on the Spartan ...
by Vanessa
Stevia-free sugar substitutes
Credit for this post goes to YellowBird. There are a lot of really great tips in these posts from Estie… How to Wean Yourself Off of Stevia How to Detox after a Reaction from Stevia I ...
by Vale
How to wean yourself off of Stevia
Credit for this post goes to Estie. Are you diabetic and leaning to Stevia instead of sugar? Did you know that Stevia can trick your body into expecting or wanting sugar or an insulin rise? If ...
by Estie
"Everyday People"
Sly And The Family Stone used to sing a song called "Everyday People" back in the '70s. The first verse says it all. Sometimes I'm right then I can be wrongMy own beliefs are in my songsA ...
by CoachScott
Adverse reaction stevia
I had a really strong reaction to stevia. there were no additives. i was consuming it in a meal replacement vegetarian grain free protein shake. i used unsweetened almond milk. i now use the ...
by Tracy
My HCG Success
I began my HCG journey in April 2009. This was my starting point. 245lbs on home scale but Dr says it was 257lbs. This is July 2009...214lbs one round done
by CyndyOK
Goal Setting And Achieving
Do you sit down every now and then and re arrange your goals?I do. I find it most useful, especially, as I am the type of person who is hard on herself, and fail to recognise my achievements. Its ...
by Vanessa
Beware of The Dream Sellers
I don't keep track of the fad diets out there, and in general believe in changing your life style to benefit your health and eventually your weight.If your weight is your only thing you think you ...
by Vanessa
Day 3
Today I am on day three of the HCG diet. The first two days were the load up days so today starts the 500 calorie diet. So far today I am feeling great, I had some green tea and an apple for ...
by MommysAngels2
Day two of Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD)
Surprise! In spite of missing the morning dose of the HCG yesterday, I still weighed 146.0 this morning. A release of 3.2 lbs. last night. HCG is Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. It is a hormone ...
by Jeannie
What 100 Cals Looks Like
One of the problems about being "on a diet" is the obsession it can entail, and the constant need to check your calorie count every time you eat. Personally I can't stand calorie counting and ...
by Vanessa
My HCG Diet tips..Newbies!
I started my HCG diet 18 days ago.So far super good, I started at 71,5 KG I think it is something like 143 lbs., today my weight is 66 kg (about 132lbs) 3 days ago I reached a plateu, my weight was ...
by MoniHCG
Falling Into The Junk Trap
Jill from Sassy Pair wrote a post that I could have written very easily my self. She was all broken up because she slipped of the good and healthy path for a second and downed a bunch of junk that ...
by Vanessa
Day 5
Today was a much better day! I did however taste a piece of my girls breakfast sausage. But I still lost another pound from yesteday so I am doing good. So its 185.0 now! I am going out with my ...
by MommysAngels2
My HCG Journey thus far...
I must admit that when I heard about a friend doing the HCG Diet, I was very skeptical. I didn't see how eating 500 calories was in any way healthy or good for you! Plus no make up... forget it! But ...
by ashleymaloy

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