1 Before you begin
Before you begin—check your commitment—choosing your favorite foods—evaluate your food plan—food measurement links—how to stop emotional eating—learn how to measure your portions—list of 100-300 calorie foods–how many calories do you need
Nutrition–good sites for nutrition overview:
The beginner’s guide to diet, nutrition and healthy eating
The nutrition source–healthy eating pyramid–Harvard School of Public Health
The 29 healthiest foods on the planet
Nutrtion data: know what to eat: nutrition facts
Nutrition lesson plans for 4th grade
25 healthy snacks under 200 calories
The 200 calorie gallery (pictures of 200 calories)
Burning calories–how to walk for weight control
Mike’s calorie and fat gram for 1000 foods–sorted by food name
Fifteen foods that burn more calories than they contain
Activity calorie calculator for 222 activites
Calories required to lose weight
300 calorie food picture gallery
Food calorie site–Look B4U eat–diet facts.com
CalorieSmart –handheld calorie counter
Days-of-the-week dinners under 300 calories
Fiber chart–foods arranged alphabetically
My favorite fiber information:gicare.com
High-fiber foods-Mayo Clinic
Fiber chart which includes calories and fiber: Continuum Health Partners
Fiber topics on Fantastic Fiber: what is fiber, 7 health benefits of fiber, how much fiber do you need, fiber tips for kids, best fiber foods, 10 easy ways to boost your daily fiber, and 6 ways to help fiber work better in your body.
Fiber 101: soluble fiber vs insoluble fiber
High fiber food chart with rankings
Sneaking in fiber–10 ways to plant more “good carbs” into your diet.
How to understand and use the nutrition facts label
Nutri-facts.com–free source for nutrition information on almost 6000 foods
Sell by date: A Guide to Shelf Life
Reading food labels–nutrition facts explained
Making individual portions in freezer bags
Freeze ground beef in small portions with a chopstick
Love Food Hate Waste has perfect portions.
Controlling portion sizes from the American Cancer Society.
Making sense of portion sizes–relating portion size to everyday items
Salad sites for recipes:
My favorite cook, Sam the Cooking Guy (Sam Zien) has a great TV show and website–lots of salad ideas.
What are you craving–type in your cravings and recipes will be created for you: cookthink
Crunchy cruciferous chopped salad recipe
Salad greens identification chart
Gazpacho and lentil-chorizo salads
Salads and salad dressing recipes
Enjoy a healthy salad as a meal
Vietnamese noodle salads: cool meals for warm summer nights
5 veggies that make any salad super-healthy
Chickpea (garbanzo bean) and tomato salad
2. The High Energy Diet
about the high energy diet—basic diet for high energy—daily food—high energy diet summary—high energy diet tips—high energy diet main topics—high energy intro—high energy sample food chart—meal list—my high energy foods list—the basics for weight control—the high energy diet guidelines—the high energy life plan—using the high energy diet
3. Jump start your weight loss
Nutritional program for fasting
Fasting–re-thinking the system that is food
Retune the body with a partial fast–NPR–Listen now
Doing less and accomplishing more: a technique for successful fasting
Why I am fasting: an explanation to my friends
4. Emotional and mental support
an abundance mentality—body scan—create a weekly action plan—creative visualization for intuition—emotional health—how to stop emotional eating—taking care of yourself— to gain more relaxation— we feel what we choose
Writing to heal–using Dr. James Pennebaker’s assignment for using expressive writing as a route to healing.
Growing beyond emotional abuse–articles to help adults deal with emotional abuse
Psychology/emotional healing and transformation links
What are the befits of forgiving someone?
Healing food reference includes most common health conditions and most common foods.
How to get rid of things: a people’s guide to better living
5. Keep cravings subdued
Cookthink is a site to match your cravings by matching your cravings with recipes. It has a browse reference, recipes and authors. With Cookthink’s search tool, you can search for recipes for your cravings by any combination of ingredients, cuisines, dish type or mood.
Five appetite control foods that suppress cravings without adding calories
Cravings have nothing to do with willpower
14 simple ways to curb your food cravings
Conquer your cravings: tame unhealthy urges that damage your diet
How do you control your cravings?
10 ways to control your cravings: these tips will prevent hunger from sabotaging your diet
Foods you can eat to get rid of cravings for sugar
What your cravings are trying to tell you
How to stop sweet cravings (eat more protein)
Identify and kill your food cravings
Reset your mind to beat your cravings
The urge to indulge: how to cope with cravings
6. High Energy Diet defined
Food group list
7. Adding (more) exercise
MapMyRun–keep track of your runs, your progress, and site shows local runs
Google Maps includes gmaps pedometer
Google also includes topic links for: pedometers and calories.
8. How I lost weight
Other diet communities:
Revolution health: your home for health and balance