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Health, diet

Day 4: Say no to your poison

This was the day to clean out the cupboards of a certain food you can’t resist. You just can’t stop eating when you have it around. I struggled with this one, because there weren’t anything that I couldn’t say no … Continue reading

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Day 3: Eat an apple

Easy one, right? Not if you’re on a vacation, which I am. If I had been working, this would have been easy. Now that I’m on vacation – not so much. I have may be eaten that apple 4 – … Continue reading

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Day 2: Have a hearty breakfast

When I started reading “The lean” I googled if others had tried to follow this book – more importantly, did it work? Did people loose weight, feel more energetic, happier? I only found one blog by Jenni Dunning who wrote … Continue reading

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Day 1: Drink water

So what to do when you’re not motivated to loose weight and can’t really stand the thought of dieting? You google, of course! As a vegetarian I then googled for vegetarian weight loss books, and sure enough – Kathy Freston … Continue reading

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That damn weight

A couple of weeks ago I reached a weight level I never thought I would reach (except when I was pregnant, but that doesn’t count). So damn! What now? Twice I have lost a lot of weight (15 kilos and … Continue reading

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Den norske vegankokeboken

Jeg har vært vegetarianer i 17 år nå. Jeg er glad i god mat, men jeg er ikke så glad i å lage mat. Det er et vanskelig dillemma for jeg blir jo sulten, men har for det meste lite … Continue reading

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Kolikk

Jeg leser alt jeg kommer over om kolikk, og jeg blir bare mer og mer provosert. Veldig mange råd er knyttet til å etterlikne hvordan barnet hadde det i magen, samt sette på repetetiv “støy” som støvsuger etc. Et veldig … Continue reading

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The cure for gallstones

My worst enemy – scratch that, all people that dislikes me for one reason or another should be very happy because I have gallstones which is incredibly painful. If I have an enemy, this is what I would like happen … Continue reading

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Using intelligence

Talk to a woman about food, and you have many hours of conversation about diets, do’s and dont’s, their medical situation with allergies, intolerance’s and you name what. Open up a paper – you are guaranteed to find an article … Continue reading

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For the love of vegetables

Don’t put tomatoes and cucumber together in the refrigerator. This was (one) of the lunch discussions at work today and this was new knowledge to me. I even found an article about what food to put in the refrigerator (Norwegian) … Continue reading

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A healthy alternative to sugar

Have you heard of stevia? It’s a natural, herbal substitute to sugar and artificial sweeteners, it’s 30 – 45 times sweeter than ordinary sugar, and the best part is that it’s calorie-free. Stevia has shown that it can counteract obesity … Continue reading

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For ladies only – the mooncup

I was introduced to the mooncup by Merete. A mooncup is a silicone menstruation cup that one places into the vagina and it works like a tampoon except the fluid goes into the cup. After I bought the mooncup, menstruation … Continue reading

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