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Dieting Glossary

This is the final post in the dieting basics series. All the previous posts are linked to from the series outline. Sometimes, diet books and websites seem full of weird acronyms or scientific terms. Here’s some of the jargon explained, with definitions and links to other posts in the dieting basics series where appropriate. Where […]

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  • Updated August 8, 2012
  • Basics
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Calorie-counting recipes

This is the eighteenth part of the dieting basics series – see the series outline for links to all the other posts so far. When you’re dieting, sometimes every calorie counts. It’s important to keep an accurate record of what you’re eating – and recipes often don’t come with a calorie figure attached. If you […]

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  • Updated August 8, 2012
  • Basics
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Fitting your diet around your life

This is the eighteenth part of the dieting basics series – see the series outline for links to all the other posts so far. Most diets are abandoned after a few days or weeks not because dieters lack willpower but because the diets form an awkward fit with our busy lives. If you have to […]

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  • Updated August 8, 2012
  • Basics
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How to beat any food craving

This is the seventeenth part of the dieting basics series – see the series outline for links to all the other posts so far. “I need chocolate – NOW!” Do you ever feel like that? (If you’re female, it might happen a lot at a certain time of the month.) True food cravings are signs […]

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  • Updated November 9, 2016
  • Basics
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Having a perfect dieting day, every day

This is the sixteenth part of the dieting basics series – see the series outline for links to all the other posts so far. Get your day off to a good, healthy start The best way to have a perfect day is to start off strongly. Easier said than done, I know – but getting […]

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  • Updated August 8, 2012
  • Basics
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