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Dieting
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Dieting
节食

Learn the Simple Future Tense

Date: Oct 12 2011

Themes: Food, How To

Grammar: Simple Future Tense

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OK, so you’ve put on a little weight. A diet will fix that, right? But first you have to pick the right one.

There are so many different ways to diet. You can cut carbs, eat smaller portions, stay away from sweets, or try to eat more fruits and vegetables. No matter which diet you choose, though, you have to stick to it if you really want to slim down.

Dale recently lost some weight. Hear him share his dieting tips with Amy.

看起来你的身体有些发福了。听说节食可以减肥,是吗?不过,你必须首先选择正确的节食方法。
节食有许多方法。你可以不喝碳酸饮料、减少食量、远离甜食,或者尝试多吃水果和蔬菜。如果你真希望减肥,那么不论你选择哪种节食方法,都必须坚持下去。
德尔最近减了一些体重。请听他如何向艾米传授节食经验。

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Amy

Amy

Dale

Dale

Amy:  So I remember you had a blog post a while ago about losing some weight, Dale. Is there like a particular diet that you find works well for you?

Dale:  Dieting is basically, in my mind, ways of eating. Maybe portion control or reduction of carbs or sugars. I don’t really have a specific diet, I just like to always make sure I’m paying attention to my diet.

Amy:  I think that’s true. I mean, in general, if you can just cut out a couple things or try not to overindulge, usually that can help you slim down.

Dale:  They say portion control is the number one that will help you to slim down. And one of the things they always say is too much of a good thing is always a bad thing. So too much chocolate cake will turn into something.

Amy:  Do you have a particular weakness that’s hard for you to cut out of your diet?

Dale:  Ice cream.

Amy:  Oh, I know.

Dale:  I love ice cream.

Amy:  But really, what’s the point of living without ice cream?

Dale:  Especially when you put a chocolate sauce on top of it.

 

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Dale recently lost weight. Amy asks him what diet he used. He says that he just tries to pay attention to what he eats.

Amy thinks that if you cut out a couple of unhealthy foods from your diet and eat smaller portions, you can lose weight. Dale agrees that eating smaller portions is the best way to slim down.

Even when Dale is trying to lose weight, he finds it hard to live without ice cream. Amy loves eating ice cream, too.

Have you ever tried a diet? What do you think is the best way to slim down?

Read Dale’s blog about losing weight.

 

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mehmetd

mehmetd

Turkey

unless having sporting,its not possible to be on form…because of that we must be carefully on this status…...

02:27 PM Oct 12 2011 |

mr.qduri

mr.qduri

Nigeria

i put on a little wight,and i,m trying to slimdown.but as long as there is a chacolate around me i,don,t think i,m ganna make it looooooolllllllllllTongue out

12:39 PM Oct 12 2011 |

La Princesse de la vie

Egypt

for me, I don’t wanna lose weight but already I reduce fats and carbs at my food , in addition , I don’t like too much sugars and sweets also



but if you really wanna lose weight , go on a diet but not hard one  , and another effective advice is to do sports continually , it’s really helps you to keep fit and even if you don’t wanna lose weight , you can do sports 



doing sport for me is a daily routine like brushing my teeth and I think all of us have to regard it as the same for me .

12:22 PM Oct 12 2011 |

MUHAMMAD92

MUHAMMAD92

Saudi Arabia

i have tried a diet.

12:20 PM Oct 12 2011 |

Khine Shein

Myanmar

I’ve never tried a diet before.But I think the best way to slim down will depend on which diet you choose.If u want to slim down like a model,u have to stick to it :D

12:13 PM Oct 12 2011 |

Karamel'

Armenia

I think that the best way to slim down is to fall in love. When you are in love food is the last thing you think about:)

11:44 AM Oct 12 2011 |

love me do

love me do

China

one word frees us of all the weight and pain in life that word is love

11:38 AM Oct 12 2011 |

king@

king@

Oman

in my openion the setting without moving that is main cause to increase the weight..


I am tring now to run on the beach after coming from mu college

11:23 AM Oct 12 2011 |

king@

king@

Oman

I like it


thank u so much

11:19 AM Oct 12 2011 |

Bruce_zhou

China

That ’s definitely true nowdays more and more people becoming fat,all because of the junk foods and less excercise and unregular diet time,as we all know,fat is not health and have many sickness if you become fatter and fatter,so many people are joining the diet team,even someone via drug to get the weight down,it;s really unheathly methods for lose weight,actuall,you just need to insist excercise and eat much more vegatable and eat little meat and junk foods,like fry of KFC and so on ,maybe it’s really tough to diet sometime,just can not insist,we can not control our mouth,and always the food control us,so that ’s why we always failed to diet.


as for me ,i m really not fat ,so i have not need to diet at moment.

11:03 AM Oct 12 2011 |

Zambuka

Zambuka

United States

agree! what’s the point of living without ice cream)) but well, reduction of carbs can really help) especially if it’s your soft spot)

10:33 AM Oct 12 2011 |

khalidben

Morocco

well, i think a severe diet, and keep away from fatty food, and avoid eating a lot of sucar can make you look good

08:28 AM Oct 12 2011 |

bonniewang99

China

The health is more important. Whether you are fat or thin.

08:24 AM Oct 12 2011 |

lina.seeya

lina.seeya

South Korea

in order to diet, the one thing i chose is eating less than I used to eat before


and keeping away from whipped cream on my sweet coffee.

08:21 AM Oct 12 2011 |

h.vahdani

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

hello i’m new member here.it was a intresting lesson


i started working out for a month i hape i lose some weight

07:13 AM Oct 12 2011 |

Mr.Khusan

Uzbekistan


Good Information for me .Thanks all

06:35 AM Oct 12 2011 |

Ivy dong

Ivy dong

China

i want to lose some weight,while i don’t want to take the dieting way.if dieting,it will be difficult for me.and also don’t have much time for exercising,because of the work.

06:20 AM Oct 12 2011 |

salatino

salatino

Saudi Arabia

yes i try go to diet than more time . the best diet and slim down to save skinny body for me is than eat evry thing free fat or low fat and keep yourself than sweet and high calories . if you want take portion sweet take it in morning because you have many time for burn. and i’m drinking everything without sugar like coffe , tea . hot chocolate ….. etc . and every time when i went to my work or to any where i dont stopped my car near from the place i want until i can walk the biggest time in day. in the end i’m eating more vegetables and fruits and i dedicate one day in the week and ofen to be in the week end i eat every thing in any time . this day named ( open day )

06:13 AM Oct 12 2011 |

annie2106

China

To me healthy is important , I dont try to lose weight

06:06 AM Oct 12 2011 |

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