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Five Tips for Avoiding Weight Gain During the Holidays (#TeamJenny)

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There are a lot of tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays. Some from Jenny Craig , Bethenny Frankel , and my years of reading weight loss articles are listed below: 1.       Drink H20:            Drink 16 oz. of water an hour before dinner . It will fill you up. 2.       Volumetrics:       F ill your plate with mostly greens. You will full your mind into thinking that you’ve eaten a lot, but avoided lots of the calories associated with calorie laden foods like stuffing and macaroni and cheese . 3.       Diet:       Go on a diet a week before the holidays. That way, you’ll start the holiday season with some weight loss . Then, it won’t matter if you gain a few pounds. 4.       Abstain:                Avoid alcohol. Alcohol falls in the “empty calories” category. That means that you consume calories without any nutritional benefit. That means you still have to eat to get your nutrients.   Empty calories + Nutritional Calories = More than you need. 5.

Pregnancy, the tie that binds...

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Pregnancy 2010 It is somewhat amazing how pregnancy binds women.  Once you're in the club people confide in you.  They will tell you about their sex lives , difficulties conceiving , and birth experiences without pause.  It is as if the belly contains a truth serum that compels all women--friends, acquaintances, strangers, to share intimate details about their lives.