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Portion sizing with a plate:) 
Reader comment… So I have been portion controlling / reducing for a few months now and what I found has worked really well for me is gradually shifting …

Walking and weight loss 
I'm 21 years old 5'5" height and weigh 149 pounds. I've also had three kids. How many pounds (estimate) would I probably lose in 2 months if I walked two …

Walking tips for weight loss: Does the time of day affect benefits of walking? 
Hi, I love your program. I have no idea if it is working or not because I have thrown my scale away and am instead focused on reducing my portions, …

Whats going on? 
Eight weeks ago I made the decision to start to eat better, giving up on the late night Doritos and soda. Now my diet is not perfect by any means but …

Weight Gain Despite Working Out 
HELP! I am 5'4" 130lbs most I have ever been. Working out regularly, but really tied down on diet and exercise regimen since December. I do Insanity …

Those Last 8 Pounds 
Hi, I have been dieting and exercising for about 6 months now and have lost 30 pounds the right way, which is a good feeling. My questions is about losing …

How do I lose 65 pounds without losing my motivation? 
I'm getting married in August and want to lose 65 pounds. The majority of it before my wedding. I seem to always lose my motivation tho. I go to college, …

Nonfat evaporated milk instead of cream? 
Hi Barbara, I'm looking to remove the cream from my coffee. It's tough. I've tried 1% and skim, even whole milk. Would nonfat evaporated milk be ok …

Carob & Book 
Barbara, I love the humour in your book!!! Hahaha! I just read the comment about Carob. Great stuff! Thanks! Which comment about carob? The one …

Calories In and Calories Out  
Hi, My question is regarding weight loss. I would like to know that if I consume around about 1200 calories a day, should I aim to burn the entire 1200 …

Eating "diet" food & reducing portions 
Currently I'm a mess. I usually eat diet type foods, such as low-fat or high fiber. But here is my problem. I then tend to rebel and eat a cheesesteak …

Save Me From Fast Food 
Hi Barbara, Fast food is too convenient. When I'm busy or just lazy I tend to go for the easy route of going for fast food cause it's everywhere and …

How many pounds would you lose in 1 week? 
How many pounds would you lose in 1 week in the Foolproof Weight Loss? Is the program also suited for Filipinos like me? Dear Nicole, The amount …

Insulin resistance/carbs 
I am considering purchasing your system, but have a couple of questions. Four years ago I lost 22 lbs. with South Beach then gained back all. Stared WW …

Documentary 
I was wondering what the name of the documentary is that you were involved with? I can't find anything on the Internet but I want to watch it. Also do …

Why am I not losing weight? 
"I exercise everyday and have lost 10 inches off my waist. I know this means my fat has converted to muscle but I'm really unhappy with how much I weigh …

Weight Gain and Thyroid  
I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism three years ago and had my thyroid chemicially removed (no surgery) with iodine treatment. I have gained 15 kg (33 …

"Why doesn't my 1600 calorie diet work anymore?" 
I used a 1600 calorie diet before and lost 30 pounds. Now I need to lose 75 pounds, but the scale won't budge an ounce. Hi Lisal, There may be …

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