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What to drink to get your body back

What To Drink to get your BodyBack Hydration is especially important when eating fewer carbs and salt, as these both retain water in your body. Drink at least 8 glasses of fluid a day, enough to keep your urine pale in colour. See BodyBack Food Guide for more on drinks choices. Here is a list […]

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My Body Stats Tracker

Why should you track your progress? Two reasons. 1. To measure what’s working for you, and to see what needs changing. As an example, let’s say that you lost weight, reduced your body fat, and measurements went down BUT you’ve been feeling hungry and tired all week. This is not sustainable, however chuffed you are […]

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Example Meal Plan

About Using This Example Meal Plan These are very simplistic list of ideas so as not to over complicate things, especially when you first join the programme and this way of eating is new to you. But as you get used to choosing the foods that put you into a fat burning state you will […]

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Sugar Substitutes

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Sugar Substitutes Most of us crave sweet foods at times, but sugar (glucose, maltose, fructose etc.), and even natural substances made up of different sugars such as honey, maple syrup and agave nectar, send insulin levels soaring high, and fat storage can result. Honey does contain […]

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Condiments

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Condiments Herbs and spices can be utilised to add flavour where salt, sugar and ‘bad’ trans fats have been cut out. In fact some spices, namely cinnamon, ginger, chilli and cayenne have been shown to aid metabolism and fat burning as well as reducing hunger, while […]

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Starchy Carbohydrate

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Starchy Carbohydrates When talking about carbohydrates I am referring to ‘starches’ – grains, legumes, tubers (potatoes, parsnips etc.) plus bananas and, when eaten in large enough portions, squashes and other root vegetables. In the right amount (which is much less than we are used to consuming […]

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Fruit

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Fruit Fruit is high in fibre and water, not to mention full of vitamins and antioxidants. The natural sugars present in fruit are a source of carbohydrate. Like vegetables they provide bulk without too many calories. Fresh is always the best, but frozen can be useful […]

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Vegetables & Salad

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Vegetables and Salad High in fibre and water, vegetables are bulky (therefore filling) with very few calories. The fibre also contributes to satiation, as well as ensuring healthy, regular digestion, since you won’t be getting as much fibre through starches and whole grains. Eat vegetables and […]

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Dairy

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Dairy Dairy can be great or not so great, depending on your own metabolic makeup, the types of dairy you consume and in what quantities. Some people can eat dairy without concern whilst for others it may hinder fat loss, though low fat, high protein dairy […]

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Fat

What To Eat To Get Your Body Back – Fat Fat does not make you fat. Fat is essential for brain function, nutrient absorption, skin and joint lubrication. It becomes a problem when consumed in high quantities as it is high in calories, or if the fats are of the unhealthy trans (hydrogenated) fat varieties […]

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