Ah…low-carb dieting, how do I practice thee? Let me count the ways.
Yep, low-carbing in its various guises has been the phrase on millions of dieter’s lips ever since Dr. Atkins first told us that we could eat cheese, bacon and cream to our hearts’ content and still lose weight.
Low-carb weight management has come on a lot since then, so what’s the current carb-free low down?
In the old days, if someone said they were on a weight-loss diet, everyone knew where they stood. It meant cutting out treats, sugar or fat-laden things and eating more fruit and vegetables.
Now, if you want to drop a few pounds, there’s a whole world of options out there. And that’s what seems so complicated! Which diet is the one that lets you eat unlimited protein again? And isn’t there a diet where you only eat at a certain time of day?
We’ve cut through the excess to give you a speed-dating style low-down on diet plans and trends to help get you back to your fabulous best!
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It used to be cool to eschew sleep. ‘I’ll sleep when I’m dead’ and ‘sleep is for losers’ were phrases that people actually once said to each other; probably while trying to emulate the rumored 4-hours-per-night sleep habits of Martha Stewart and that lazy so-and-so Tom Ford, who snoozes in his self-designed sheets for an indulgent three hours every night.
By and large, the sea of change has happened (probably while we were sleeping), and many of us now value sleep a lot more.
How We Learned to Love Sleeping
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As the old saying goes, you don’t find happiness at the bottom of an empty glass, but in fairness, it’s referring to alcoholic drinks and the rueful hope that “the next drink” will cheer you up. Of course, it never works like that.