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6 Simple Rules of Managing Your Weight

#5 Minimize/Eliminate Oils, Simple Sugars, & Alcohol DON’T BE SCARED BY THE HIGH SCHOOL CHEMISTRY!!! Q: What do alcohol, sugars, and oils have in common? A: They’re all pretty much the same thing!! In the cartoons above the gray bubbles are carbon atoms: ● Alcohol has 1 pair of carbons; ● Glucose has 3 pairs of carbons; ● Olive Oil has 9 pairs of carbon Our bodies ultimately creates the energy our body uses by breaking everything we eat into pairs of carbon atoms and combining them with Oxygen ● The alcoholic beverages we drink are reduced to that puppy...

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6 Simple Rules of Managing Your Weight

#4 Nothing Between Meals SNACKING The danger from a snack is from more than just what you chose and how many calories it has Ben & Jerry’s, Gatorade, a low-calorie snack pack, or a glass of Southern Comfort – Are all the same! All of them cause our Insulin levels to increase Insulin causes sugar to move into our cells to be used as energy There is no room for any excess sugar however – Excess sugar gets repackaged in the liver into fat Snacking keeps insulin high – high insulin promotes the creation & storage of fat ● Have...