Do the Weight Loss Experts Actually Agree? by Adam Waxler
... Almost without exception, proponents of the low carb diets for weight loss and maintenance have condemned the recommended diets for suggesting that adults should derive the greater portion of their diets from carbohydrates. What they fail to note is that also without exception, each of those 'healthy' diets strongly suggest avoiding white breads, starchy, processed foods, sweet snacks high in sugar and preservatives, and white rice. On the other hand, the medical community has condemned the ...
Eating Basics of Gaining Weight by Ken Bendor
... Start by using the Daily Calorie Needs Calculator. Based on your age, body and activity level, you'll get an estimate of how many calories you burn per day. To gain 1 pound per week you need to have a surplus of 500 calories per day. For 2 pounds a week, you'll need a surplus of 1000 calories per day. Note that not all this weight will be muscle. Putting on 1-2 pounds of muscle per week is impossible without the help of banned substances and even then can be a difficult process.
Diet and Exercise Tips by Allison Burr-Miller
... Common ingredients such as ‘flour’ and ‘high fructose corn syrup’ actually mean refined, sugar-filled carbohydrates, or ‘bad’ carbohydrates. According to health author Lee Dobbins, carbohydrates that come from fruit, vegetable, and whole grain sources often get a bad rap. However, if these foods are actually ‘put under the microscope,’ there is no reason to scrutinize their nutritional value – they fuel and cleanse your body. Good-for-you Recipes Dieting does not require cutting all of ...
Is Your Goal Really Weight Loss? by Nathan Latvitis
... The calculator uses the circumference of several parts of your body and then plugs them into a formula developed by the U.S. Navy to derive an approximation of your body fat %. You can find this calculator here:There are also much more accurate ways to measure your body fat % like buoyancy testing or the use of special lasers. If you insist on knowing your progress by weight loss and want to use a scale, try to weigh yourself at the same time everyday.
How Do You Take Advantage Of The Mayo Clinic Diet For Rapid And Sustainable Weight Loss? by Gary Holdon
... Foods such as whole grains, legumes and many types of beans are called "complex carbohydrates." Foods containing these complex carbohydrates are common in the Mediterranean where the incidence of obesity, heart disease and diabetes is rare. You should get 45-65% of your calories everyday from carbohydrates. If you want to keep those carbs balanced, get lots of fruit, milk and complex carbohydrates, and watch your intake of sugar and white flour. Cholesterol Cholesterol actually has an ...
10 Steps for Weight Loss by Russell Davies
... 4)Cut out all simple carbohydrates (except straight after exercise, eat whole grain, high fibre foods.) 5) Exercise at least 3 times a week, doing 30 minutes of cardio to a reasonable level of intensity. This will help to create the calorie defecit and encourage your body to lose fat. 6)Make simple replacements in your diet, Sweetner in place of sugar, diet drinks in place of full sugar drinks, use leaner cuts of meat etc. At first these changes may be difficult but you will get used to ...
The Diet Bore by Virginia Bola, PsyD
... She carries salt and sugar substitutes in her tote along with her trusty food value books and a calculator to loudly total the calories and carbs she (and you) has consumed. She causes more of us to fall of our diets than Ronald McDonald and Colonel Sanders combined because she makes the whole concept of losing weight so damned boring that we don't want anything to do with it. As we happily pig out on our spaghetti and meat balls (with garlic toast), we can take comfort in noting that the ...
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... Just a calculator. Removing External Barriers to Healthy Diets
Two difficult external barriers are peer pressure and time. Our friends and family influence our lives more than we like to admit. They affect our decisions, choices, moods, behavior, and weight . During medical school, I worked in a weight loss clinic to make some money. I will never forget the level of influence a spouse or friend could have on a patient. Several times, I saw first hand someone, other than the patient, make ...