10 Apr '11, 12am

10 Steps to Beat the Bulge

10 Steps to Beat the Bulge

Do you have a spare tire, love handles, or a belly bulge left over from the holidays? Or maybe it’s been accumulating for more than a few seasons? Did you have your cake, drinks, cookies and turkey dinner–and eat them too? Don’t fret. Here are a ten simple tricks from my best-selling book, The Life Force Diet (Wiley, 2006) that can help you make this a lighter and healthier year: 1. Drink plenty of water throughout the day to beat dehydration . Alcohol consumption, fatty foods, and insufficient water are some of the main reasons people feel “hung over” and heavy from the holidays. Every cell in your body needs adequate water to function properly so try to drink at least 2 Litres a day to flush fat and toxins out. 2. Take a high-quality B-complex and vitamin C supplement , both of which are depleted by alcohol consumption and stress-and chances are you had both during the h...

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