Taming Your Sweet Tooth When Quitting Sugar

By Kate R Harris

There are so many ways that you can tame your sweet tooth than simply going cold turkey.

The obvious ways such as cutting out soda, sports drinks, flavored milks, sweets, cakes, cookies and pastries.

The not so obvious ways are to begin to examine and find out what is really in the food you are eating. This takes a lot more effort than simply not adding a tablespoon of sugar to your morning coffee! Most processed foods contain sugar- it has been added to amp up the flavor and hide any other nasties in the food (I also believe they know sugar is addictive, so they like to add more than is really required!).

7 Weird Diet Tips to Lose Weight

By Luke Siljander

Here are 7 really weird diet tips that have been proven to lose weight. Many of these are very easy to apply and don’t take much effort at all.

1. To determine how many calories you need to eat, multiply your lean body weight by your lean body weight is calculated based on your weight minus body fat. You can ball park this on your own.

2. Acupuncture suppresses appetite and have found people have lost an extra 10 pounds of fat during three months. So poking yourself is helpful in more ways than one.

3. Cinnamon is a fat burner. Add a 1/2 teaspoon a day and you can lose up to 2 pounds a month. Sprinkle it on fruit, toast with peanut butter, or any other favorite food.

4. Don’t eat lunch at your desk and you’ll eat 250 calories less than those who work through their lunch. Practice mindful eating.