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Weighed in after my first week I am SO delighted to share that I am down a total of 8 lbs and feeling great. Today the eating phases start all over again so we’re back on Phase 1 which as you may recall includes lots of fruit (4 pieces a day), moderate protein, low fat …

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Down another 1.2 lbs even with my [prohibited] copa de vino, yahoo! Feeling good, waistband not quite so snug and day 3 of delicious choices . . . life is good. I had mentioned the exercise bit, well I’ve been having some issues with my knee so have not been doing my usual walkies with …

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It’s Saturday today and we got up a little later and spent longer over our cup of tea so our day started a little later than usual. The Fast Metabolism Diet requires you to eat your meals (5 or 6 a day) at regular intervals throughout the day. For example breakfast at 8:00, snack at …

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Today starts the 3 days which I personally enjoy the most (plus it’s Friday which also helps)! For the next 3 days I can eat LOTS of healthy fats like nuts, olive oil, avocados, hummus – yummy. For breakfast I had oatmeal with chopped peach, a few chia seeds (helps to keep you regular), cinnamon …

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Today is day 2 of the “full on” protein and veggie day. You’d be surprised how much you can food you can eat on this programme – a big delicious steak with a hearty salad or a soup with lots of yummy veg, or perhaps an egg white frittata. Doesn’t sound too shabby does it?! …

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Happy to report down another 1lb . . . I mentioned that the premise of the Fast Metabolism Diet is to keep your body guessing. With so many diet programmes your body adjusts itself to the amount of food or what you are eating and it hits a plateau. So the week is broken up …

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Down 2 lbs yeah!!!! Feeling good, not hungry, good energy! The Fast Metabolism Diet is set up so you eat different food combinations on different days. On the first 2 days of phase 1 you eat fruit and vegetables, good carbs, no fat and go easy on the protein; on the next 2 days you …

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Today my husband and I are restarting “The Fast Metabolism Diet” again, this is the second time we have done it and for us, the first time was very successful (I lost 15 lbs and my husband lost 20 lbs). So as a result of a 7 day all inclusive holiday over an already overindulgent …

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Did you know being more NEAT could shrink your waistline, and help you live longer? You might be thinking if you’ve got your closet organized by color, and the house vacuumed you’re an automatic shoo in.. Not so fast. NEAT or (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis) is about all the ways you move throughout the day outside …

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Whether it’s a family gathering, or office get together, holiday parties mean an abundance of sweet and savory treats. The moment folks walk in the door, the indulgence begins, and it often leads to feeling overstuffed and making a vow to spend an extra hour at the gym the next day. Believe it or not …

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