Low-Carb New Year’s

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Your Low-Carb New Year’s Day Celebration

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year’s Day is the first day of the year; 1 January. Whilst most solar calendars begin the year regularly at or near the northern winter solstice, cultures that observe a lunisolar or lunar calendar celebrate their Lunar New Year at less fixed points relative to the solar year.

Here are some articles and recipes that will help you start your Low-Carb New Year right.

Diets Don’t Work. However, Diet Does by Dana Carpender

How many of you made a New Year's Resolution to go on a diet? The statement "diets don't work, but diet does" emphasizes the importance of adopting a sustainable, well-balanced, and personalized dietary approach, such as a low-carb diet, instead of relying on short-term, extreme, or fad diets that may not provide long-lasting results. A low-carb diet, when properly implemented, can help individuals achieve their health and weight loss goals while still enjoying a variety of nutrient-rich foods

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Can I Have Alcohol On My Low-Carb Lifestyle? By Dana Carpender – Includes City Lights Low-Carb Cosmo Recipe

City Lights Low-Carb Cosmo Recipe

Alcohol has 7 calories per gram, whether it comes from beer, wine, liquor, or mixed drinks. It's also carb-free. It does, however, slow metabolism quite a lot so don't expect to actually lose weight if you're making merry. Includes Dana's City Lights Low-Carb Cosmo Recipe.

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New Year’s Resolutions: There’s Always A Fresh Start If You’re Willing To Take It

There’s Always A Fresh Start If You’re Willing To Take It

Ah, the start of the new year... What could be better? It's a fresh slate, a clean sweep, and you can't help feeling hopeful. No matter how good (or bad) last year was, there is always the potential for this coming year to be better. Choosing your New Year's Resolutions.

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No January Blues Allowed – Celebrating Your Low-Carb Lifestyle in January

Hey, here we are in the New Year once again. In our household, we had nothing but fun from Thanksgiving until this red-hot moment. Great holiday goings-on! "Yes," I hear you sigh, "we had fun in December, but the dark, cold days of January are upon us, and with them, no hope for a good time until at least Ground Hog Day, next month."

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No One Ever Makes A New Year’s Resolution Like This

No One Ever Makes A New Year's Resolution Like This

No one ever makes a new year's resolution like this: "This year I resolve to find a product which will magically turn me thin, and I resolve to buy it." No one ever makes a new year's resolution like this, either: "This year I will find a magic expert to take over my life and by following them exactly I will lose weight."

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New Year’s Resolutions: A Challenge For All Of Us

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New Year's Resolutions are promises that we make to ourselves. Some of us believe in making New Year's resolutions; some don't. I happen to believe in them. I believe that it is our obligation to strive to better ourselves, and that making promises to ourselves to do certain things (or not do certain things, as the case may be) will help us to accomplish our goals is one tool we can use to improve ourselves. The trouble is that most of us don't know squat about making effective promises - to ourselves or to anybody else.

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Make-Ahead Low-Carb Holiday Recipes, Part III: Holiday Desserts

Low-Carb Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

All of these Low-Carb Holiday Dessert recipes are simple, and yet they will add the final touch to your holiday meal that most of us crave. They can all be made ahead of time, and several of them can be made in individual portions. If you are the lone low carber and are traveling to a family dinner, you can take just one portion of your dessert and won't have to lug the entire dessert along with you.

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Make-Ahead Low-Carb Holiday Recipes Part I: Appetizers, Salads & Beverages

Low-Carb Green Beans and Bacon

The worst thing about preparing holiday meals is... preparing the holiday meals. It really is difficult timing everything to be ready to serve at the same time, especially when you want to socialize with your family and friends and not be isolated in the kitchen silently (or not so silently) tearing your hair out by the roots. Included are 10 Low-Carb Appetizers, Salads & Beverages recipes for a successful holiday meal.

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