Don't Eat Fat! Don't Eat Carbs! What CAN we eat?

Written by Joe Serpico

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Eat a balanced NATURAL-FOODS diet. By natural foods, we meanrepparttar foods that would have been eaten by your hunter-gatherer ancestors: - lots of whole vegetable foods for vitamins and fiber; moderate to small portions of meats, fish, seafood, and other animal and protein foods, grilled, stewed or baked; and small portions of fresh whole fruit in season. This isrepparttar 145413 diet on whichrepparttar 145414 human race evolved, andrepparttar 145415 diet which, forrepparttar 145416 vast majority of people, makes for optimum health

Sorepparttar 145417 next time you're about to order a meal with fries and sugary soda, think about how it could be improved. Replacerepparttar 145418 fries with a salad, andrepparttar 145419 soda with mineral water, and you've already made significant progress towards a more healthy, balanced meal.

And at home, look for recipes that use whole, fresh foods, with a minimum of processing. Make sure your meals include natural unprocessed foods, with lots of healthy vegetables, both cooked, and raw in salads. Avoid processed fats and processed low-fiber foods.

A sample menu: - grilled fish with steamed green beans, and peppers - large mixed salad, dressed with small amounts of olive oil and vinegar or lemon juice - fresh fruit platter

Yes - A healthy, balanced diet can be that simple!

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Losing Weight - Stop Focusing on the Carrots!

Written by Peter Neilson

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Losing weight is not as complicated as people make it out to be. You just need a few mental tools to keep you focused onrepparttar right things and it becomes a "piece of cake" - but not carrot cake :)

Find out how to do that free at:

Peter Neilson is a "Certified Personal Trainer" with over 10 years of experience helping people lose weight properly -

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