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Worst Unhealthy Fad Diets

Ignore these unhealthy fad diets if you value your health, words and pictures here: Worst Unhealthy Fad Diets

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Flexible Syns

Following is taken from the “choose success” blue book in your Slimming world pack. page 7 Sometimes the syn allowance of 5-15 per day is a little to tight for comfort. This is when you can use flexible syns. It … Continue reading

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Grapefruit – The Wonder Fruit

Studies indicate that eating grapefruit helps to lower the insulin levels, allowing the body to more effectively burn energy, increase the metabolic rate, and give us the feeling of being full.

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Diet drinks can increase your appetite

Though diet fizzy drinks are free on the Slimming World plan, they are not good for your weight loss journey, and can actually increase your appetite. Please read the following taken from: http://www.livestrong.com/article/279514-the-effects-of-diet-soda-on-weight-loss/ …subjects who drank diet soda had higher body … Continue reading

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Get your quota of Superfoods

Make sure that you are getting your quota of supperfree foods, these are the ones that give your weight loss a push. So for example if you have a meal of free foods ie say jacket potato and spaghetti hoops … Continue reading

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Organisation is the Key to Weight Loss

Being organised is key. I plan my weekly meals on Tuesday and do an online shop to arrive on Wednesday morning (my Slimming World weigh-in is on Wednesday evening) so I don’t encounter that black hole Wednesday, you know the … Continue reading

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A Balanced Slimming World Meal

A balanced Slimming World meal, on the Extra Easy Plan is 2/3 of your plate with free food from either of the red or green day pages ie: meat (free on a red day) carbs such as pasta, potatoes etc … Continue reading

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Plan your meals for the week

Plan your meals for the week and not day to day. Make more than you need to of an evening so that you can have the leftovers for lunch the next day. It is all in the planning unfortunately there isn’t a quick … Continue reading

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