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As 2006 comes to a close, Iíd like to use my last blog this year to review what I consider to be the top Diet ďgemĒ news stories of 2006.
The ďgemsĒ Iím reviewing are the ones that I encourage you all to think about and reflect on because these stories contain the information that will help you be successful managing your weight and getting healthier in 2007.
Fight belly fat
--Diet alone isnít enough to help you fight belly fat. If you want to reduce the size of your belly, you need to start adding exercise to your weight management program.
--Itís never too late for couch potatoes to start exercising and decrease their risk of heart disease. Starting a walking program even after the age of 40 was all that was needed to lower oneís risks.
--Exercise has been shown to be good for your heart, improve your blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels, help you sleep better at night, improve your immunity (fewer colds), energy level, mood and sex life.
Take control of your diet
--Itís easier to eat more healthfully if you eat more of your meals at home and if you pack your lunches from home.
--Slowing your pace of eating helps you to eat less.
----How much you eat is directly related to how much youíre served. Using smaller plates, bowls and drinking glasses will help you control your portions. The best portion controlled snacks come in their own healthy fruit or veggie wrappers but in addition, look for portion controlled snack foods rather than buying big bags of cookies or chips or large containers of ice cream.
--Drinking just one extra can of soda per day can cause you to gain 15 pounds in a year. Switching ... Continue
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