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Why don't I lose weight?

If you are counting the calories and are still not losing weight, then there might be other culprits sabotaging your quest for a fitter you.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

Eating healthy is key to losing weight. But are you religious in following this rule? Maybe, you pop candy or chocolate during the day without noticing it.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

Focus on the indulgent parts of your meal such as hearty soups and cheese instead of thinking about the salad and olives which you might find boring. This way, you are not likely to stray and will look forward to eating your food.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

Focus on the indulgent parts of your meal such as hearty soups and cheese instead of thinking about the salad and olives which you might find boring. This way, you are not likely to stray and will look forward to eating your food.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

Grease is a big no no when trying to lose weight and for your overall health in general. Forego fried foods such as French fries, steaks, pork chops and so on.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

Do not skip meals. If you do, you will feel so famished that you might eat more than what you need to assuage hunger pangs.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

Shopping for food is also an important part of your diet programme. Do not go to the stores when you are hungry so you will not be tempted to buy more. When your fridge is not overstuffed with food, you will have less temptations and wastage.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

Shopping for food is also an important part of your diet programme. Do not go to the stores when you are hungry so you will not be tempted to buy more. When your fridge is not overstuffed with food, you will have less temptations and wastage.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

Alcohol is high in calories and essentially not good for your health. The occasional drink might be okay, but if you can avoid it altogether, it is much better for your liver and diet.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

In addition to following a healthy diet, exercise is also a big part of the equation. You don't have to make trips to the gym each day or run for miles to be fit. Simple exercises that you can do by yourself or at home are adequate. The important thing is to have enough movement and not to stay on your couch all day.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

In short, there is no miracle diet programme that is guaranteed to make you lose weight. It is a combination of a healthy lifestyle, diet, exercise and above all, discipline.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

In short, there is no miracle diet programme that is guaranteed to make you lose weight. It is a combination of a healthy lifestyle, diet, exercise and above all, discipline.

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The benefits of an alkaline diet

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