Category Archive: Motivation / Weight Loss

How To Handle The Holiday Binge Season!

Nutmeg Notebook

With Halloween fast approaching candy is everywhere right now. It’s the gateway holiday into what I call “The Holiday Binge Season!” The stores are already stocking the aisles with all those highly processed, high fat, high sugar junk foods that contain no nutrition. The vast majority of us can’t eat these junk foods in moderation. …

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My UWL Transformation – Give-a-way Winner Announced

Chef AJ's Ultimate Weight Loss Plan
Nutmeg Notebook

Good Morning everyone – are you excited to know who won the Chef AJ South of the Border Party – Best of AJ? I want to thank everyone who participated and those who shared the give-a-way on their facebook pages to help spread the word about the cooking webinar. Today I want to share with …

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The Moderation Myth

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We have all heard it “everything in moderation is okay.” Weight loss groups tell their participants they can eat anything they desire as long as it’s in moderation. Take a small portion, eat it slowly, savor every bite and all will be fine. I wanted to believe it to be true and I gave it …

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Can a plant based diet really lower cholesterol? My results!

Health Books

At my yearly phsyicals in 2011 and 2012 a pattern started to emerge with my LDL choloeserol as it was on the rise. Despite the fact that I was following what I thought was a healhty low fat diet all the while exercising, staying active and trying to be healthy. I rarely ate red meat, …

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Another Reader Advice Day

Whole Foods Plant Based Easter Sunday Dinner

From the comments that have been left lately it seems that a lot of people are thinking about adopting a whole foods plant based diet or have tried to move to a WFPB but are finding it difficult. I understand that is does seem overwhelming. The following comment prompted todays post. “I love to read your blog and …

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