The Calorie Counter

Visit the following webpage for calorie information:
The Calorie Counter
Apples
Serving Size 1 small (2-1/2″ dia) (approx 4 per lb) (106g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 55 Calories from Fat 2
Oatmeal
Serving Size 1 packet (28g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 102 Calories from Fat 18
Bananas
Serving Size 1 extra small (less than 6″ long) (81g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 72 Calories from Fat 2
Ana tip: use spices on your foods that will speed up your metabolism. Cinnamon tastes good on oatmeal instead of sugar.
Fasting Info:
-Distilled water is best for water fasting, please do not use tap water!
-Juice made with fresh, organic fruits is best for juice fasting, especially if they are fresh squeezed.
-Do not drink orange or tomato juice on a fast, these kinds of juices are to acidic to the stomach.
-You can dilute your pure juices with water if you want to lose more weight.
-Green juices made from leafy green veggies in a juicer are great for detoxifying (check out my links for the
cheapest diet products I could find.
-Pure veggie broths are good and beef or chicken for the first couple of days before a full fast is good to start off
with.
-Herbal teas and honey can aid in fasting but be careful when using your honey… go light.
-Typical fasts (going totally without any solid foods) usually are performed as 3 days with an on and off type of
method. Fasting for 7-14 days, should be supervised. Fasting should be done on and off to cleanse the body.
-Break a fast by eating soft foods such as baby foods, heavy protein drinks, yogurts, soups, and raw fruits and
veggies the first five-seven days after your fast. Go back to solids slowly.
-Do not binge or overeat after the fast. Try to discover the amount of food your body really needs.
-Meditate, go for a walk, take lots of naps, write in your journal, listen to music, go to take a warm bath. This is
your time for healing, losing weight and gaining self-control and getting one step closer to your goals.
More fasting tips:
-After you have fasted, when you start to eat normally try very hard not to gorge yourself on anything. Try to eat
slowly and chew all your food. Wait 20 minutes to see if you are still hungry. The calories you take in directly after
your fast will stay with you a lot longer than those acquired when your metabolism is up. Also, you could
experience pain and become very ill if you start eating again to quickly and in to large of an amount for your now
shrunken stomach.
-Don’t eat a big meal the night before your fast and never end your fast with heavy foods. Start your fast off with a
soup and salad day or protein shake day.
-Dry skin brushing helps your skin to breathe easier and can help eliminate uric acid and other poisons from your
system, taking the strain off your kidneys and liver. Start at the feet and stroke your skin towards the heart. This is
best to be done before and after the shower.
-Epson Salt baths are soothing to sore-achy, weak muscles and also help eliminate toxins through the skin. Warm
Epson Salt baths are great during fasts. You can purchase outer nutritional products at this site…(click here)
-There are many types of fasts, here is another: The milk and fruit fast: 3x a day, a glass of milk, raw fruit and water
in between.
Water of course is so important. We absolutely must drink water to survive, and it has zero calories, so there’s no
excuse to not drink it. As we typically get much of our water content through foods, when we reduce food intake
we begin to dehydrate ourselves, which is dangerous. Also, cold water chills the body and may raise metabolism
to get warm again.
Vitamins and Minerals are essential for optimal weight loss and well-being. We must have these, too, to survive
and so again there is no excuse to not take at least a basic daily multivitamin. Try taking some supplements to
keep yourself healthy.
Understand yourself. Learn what you need, and when, and why. Everyone is unique and there are no hard-and-
fast universally applicable laws. Our bodies are very good at telling us what we need, and knowing what you need
gives control over how you choose to satisfy those needs. Keep a diary of your food intake. This will make it
easier to figure out if you are hungry or just bored and eating to fill some void. Get plenty of sleep. Steal naps
whenever you can and rest when you need to rest
Sleep deprivation increases appetite and makes you age faster. It is always recommended to get at the minimum
6hours of sleep a night every night to lose weight faster.
You’ll lose pounds faster if you have a fast metabolism and slower if you have a slower metabolism. On average,
fasts allow you to lose 1-2 lbs per day. Some experience more around 3-5 lbs per day. You’ll lose the most and the
quickest during the beginning of your fast.

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