Fattening Foods: Not So Fattening After All? by Nathan Latvitis
... -Healthy fats can increase the strength of our immune system -Healthy fats play a major role in the production of energy from foods we consume -Healthy fats are required for our body to efficiently use oxygen -Healthy fats can improve skin texture -Healthy fats can increase your metabolism -Healthy fats can help you burn more fat (the kind that is attached to your body) Dr. Udo Erasmus, author of one of the most popular books ever about fat, “Fats the Heal, Fats that Kill”, writes in ...
How Do You Take Advantage Of The Mayo Clinic Diet For Rapid And Sustainable Weight Loss? by Gary Holdon
... Fat Fat is also useful for the body. It contains energy concentrated, providing more than protein or carbs. Fat is used in the body to metabolize certain vitamins. It also contributes to healthy cells and neural pathways in the brain. But, some fats are more damaging than beneficial. Red meat, for example, contains trans and saturated fats, which have lots of cholesterol and can cause heart trouble. Try to get only 20-35% of your calories from fat everyday, and try to get them from nuts, ...
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... When caloric intake goes below BMR, as in commercial weight loss programs, the body will 1) Store even more body fat to fend of the perceived threat of starvation. 2) Slow down metabolism to reduce energy requirements. 3) Burn muscle to reduce energy requirements. 4) Perceive starvation and create a slower survival metabolism. The Nutritional Insight calculator at will calculate for you, what your BMR caloric needs are then also add on your activities so you know exactly what your caloric ...
Lose Weight Fast With The Red Tea Diet by Alan Rosca
... The red tea also interfere with iron absorption so the body`s capacity to absorb iron is limited. The red tea diet should not be followed by pregnant women, children, people who are under medical treatment, or suffer from ulcer, insomnia, or anemia. To read the rest of this article, go to ProjectWeightLoss.com an online weight loss community featuring calorie counter, carbs counter, BMI calculator, diet planner, workout planner and nutritional information.
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... This love affair drained all of the vitamins and minerals from our bodies and resulted in a micronutrient deficiency. Until we restore things to the pre-TV Dinner diet, we will continue to suffer heart attacks and weight gain. It's really stuff ourselves with heavy fat and then starve for vitamins and minerals. Removing Physical Barriers to Healthy Diets
Physically, our lack of exercise is the greatest barrier to healthy diets. Start exercising!
Weight Loss Using BMI And BMR by Glen D. Williams
... There are so many different ideas of how to do that, I'm only going to glance over it in this article. In the near future I'll be publishing articles to cover different dietary balance styles for different circumstances. The new USDA Food Pyramid can give you good ideas on balancing your fats, proteins, carbs, fiber and water. If you make sure to keep your diet balanced and keep the daily calories near your optimum, you should slowly and comfortably lose weight until you reach your goal.
Using Calories For Weight Loss by Gary Matthews
... This is a very easy method to estimate your daily caloric requirements, but it has its drawbacks as it doesn't take into account your particular activity levels or body fat levels. Despite this it will give you a good estimated figure that you can work with. The maintenance figure that you get is the amount of calories that you need to consume to stay at your current weight. To lose weight your calorie intake must be lower than the calories you burn.
Goal Setting for Weight Loss by Chyna Dolores
... By checking your Body Fat Percentage, you will be able to monitor your weight loss progress, be able to see that you are losing excess fat and not muscle tissue. Setting Realistic DeadlinesWhen setting deadlines for your weight loss goals, you need to remember that you did not put the weight on overnight. You cannot expect to lose weight quickly and maintain it. Just look at the fad diets you may have followed in the past. Fad diets, such as the Cabbage Soup diet, do allow people to lose ...