Life

Count your blessings

Ward off depression by counting your blessings and practicing random acts of kindness. These positive activity intervention techniques help create a habit of being happy.

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Good choice, bad choice: healthy desserts

The staff here at Truckers News has picked out three low-calorie and low-fat frozen treats, because, we too have trouble saying no when it comes to indulging in dessert. 1. Smart Ones Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sundae This low-fat vanilla-flavored ice cream over a chocolate cookie crust topped with fudge sauce and fudge brownie chunks tastes so good you wouldn’t think it’s diet friendly. It’s perfect to pack in your cab cooler for late-night cravings. Calories: 140 Fat: 2.5g Protein: 3g Carbohydrates: ...

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Indulge moderately

Don’t completely give up on your favorite desserts when dieting. Just learn to eat them in moderation.

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Portion control

Trying to learn portion control? Invest in a food scale and measuring cups. These tools will teach you the most about sizing your meals in order to meet your weight loss goals.

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Be positive

Stay positive: Write yourself a note this week that congratulates all of the things you did well on your diet and exercise plans. Put it on the fridge for motivation.

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Don't slack on weekends

Learn to live a healthy lifestyle every day of the week. Don’t slump on weekends—this habit can make or break reaching your weight loss goals.

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Stay motivated

Stay motivated: Look for a local 5K event to walk or run. It will give your daily workout routine a purpose to focus on.

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Stay trim

Starting an exercise plan? Research says that 90% of people who have kept their weight off over time have a regular schedule of activity in their lives.

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Aspirin alert

Do you take aspirin to prevent heart disease? Don’t stop without consulting your doctor. New research says users who stop abruptly have a 60% increased risk of having a heart attack.

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Order an appetizer

When eating at a restaurant, order an appetizer and a side dish instead of an entrée. Smaller dishes make for a more reasonably sized meal.

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