Nutrition and Diet

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Fruit – OMG!!! SUGAR!!!

21 Sep 2023 4 minute read 2 comments 7th Decade Redhead

I was one of those people who stopped eating fruit because….SUGAR!! I was convinced if I stopped, then my weight problems would decrease. Did I lose any weight because of this? No. What I did lose out on was valuable nutrition. You may have a legitim...

I Just Wanna Veg…. (It’s Not Easy Eating Green)

19 Sep 2023 9 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

This calorie deficit diet is going to be a bit more challenging if you are not a fan of vegetables. Vegetables are very filling and most of them are low in calories. Try to find those low-calorie vegetables that you like or can tolerate and experimen...

I’m Having a Crisis (An Eggxistential One)

17 Sep 2023 7 minute read 7 comments 7th Decade Redhead

And now for something completely different, to quote John Cleese. I mentioned in another post in this blog that the bane of my existence is meal preparation. When you measure and weigh everything, it’s time consuming. The combination of food preparat...

The Couch is so Comfortable...(I Don't Want to Exercise)

15 Sep 2023 6 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(Photo courtesy of 7th Decade Redhead)   I could cite a lot of studies about walking, strength training, cardio and all the positive benefits of exercise, in addition to helping with weight loss, but I’m not going to. You can find those studies yours...

This is How We Do It!

13 Sep 2023 5 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

Because.....Science!!!   The photo above is a "before and after" photo of my torso. The left side, is the photo I mentioned in a previous post that was one motivating factor in starting this journey. The photo on the right is my torso after losing 60...

I Can’t Lose Weight Because…..(The lie I have to tell myself)

10 Sep 2023 4 minute read 2 comments 7th Decade Redhead

When I started my latest weight loss attempt, I had already been working out with some strength training and recumbent cycling for six weeks, so I was already in the habit of exercising, but that alone wasn’t enough because I wasn’t losing weight. I...

Don't be fooled by the wrinkled, cheap label - Wheat delicacy beer "Pniewskie pszeniczne"

8 Sep 2023 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

Niech was nie zmyli pomarszczona, tania etykieta - Pszeniczny przysmak piwo Pniewskie pszeniczne Such craft inventions find their way into my kitchen more and more often. Although the beer does not encourage the label, because it is simple, one-col...

In a Relationship With Food (It's Complicated)

8 Sep 2023 4 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

I have tried many weight loss plans over the last 40 something years, and they have worked for a while, but somehow, I always managed to stop losing weight and ended up putting the weight back on. As a young, overweight teen in the 1970s, my mom and...

Why Are You Overweight?

6 Sep 2023 5 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(The Question They Never Ask That We Can’t Answer)   I was 57 years old and retired before a medical professional said to me “So, what’s the deal? Why are you overweight?” I was taken aback by the question, not because I felt insulted, but simply be...

Sea Life Centre, PoolTogether And The Birmingham's Canals

6 Sep 2023 3 minute read 8 comments PVM

Once upon a time I visited Birmingham to visit the National Sea Life Centre. I had a good day out, hated the tangled roads and one-way systems, and had a lovely meal at the Slug & Lettuce!  Birmingham is the second-largest city in the United Kingdom,...