Using Calories For Weight Loss by Gary Matthews
... "Dieting by counting calories means that all foods are allowed, nothing is forbidden as long as the calories consumed don't go over your daily calorie allowance" Counting calories can also be flexible enough to accommodate most busy lifestyles. Some food for thought isn't it; health professionals agree that healthy eating which includes counting calories and a low fat diet are essential for long-term healthy weight loss. The way to lose body fat and maintain muscle is to have a food ...
Do the Weight Loss Experts Actually Agree? by Adam Waxler
... However, the bottom line of each and every one of the Atkins Diet, the South Beach Diet, the Zone Diet, the American Diabetes Association diet, and the American Heart Association's Heart Healthy Diet -- all of them - is to derive the greatest portion of your caloric intake for the day from low carbohydrate vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, summer squash, and fruits with high calorie and antioxidant counts. It is when it comes to whole grains that the controversy seems ...
How to Count Calories With Your Eyes by Marc David
... Many times people will ask, ďI know all that stuff like I need to eat 5-6 meal a day, eat less than your daily maintenance caloric and stuff like that But what I do not know is how big the meal has to be?Ē Despite what you may have heard eating 5-6 times a day it's not that hard. It takes some discipline but it's not all that difficult and you certainly do not eat 5-6 large, American style meals. These are small, frequent meals that comprise what is termed a complete meal (protein, carb, ...
What's Wrong With Dr. Phil's Food Plan? by Dale Reynolds
... Phil doesnít provide different plans based on your starting weight and activity level, and he is against counting calories (or exchanges or Points.) But without knowing your approximate AMR and calculating the calories (or exchanges or Points) in a food plan, itís impossible to know how much food to eat to start out. And without recalculating your AMR as you lose and adjusting your food plan accordingly, itís difficult to keep losing weight at the proper rate.
The Diet Bore by Virginia Bola, PsyD
... The diet bore is the one who knows the caloric count of every morsel you eat, and makes sure you know it too. She can expound, at length, on the relative merits of sugar, salt, protein and carbohydrates. She actually knows the difference (and explains it ad nauseum) between mono and unsaturated fats, transfats, and essential fats. She knows what's good for you and what terrible things will happen if you actually eat what's on your plate. She's the one who makes you cringe in a restaurant as ...
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... As a daily resource you can go to (when you log in with basic information they never bother you with emails.) From there you can enter the foods you eat and with each food you enter the site will give you a break down of carbs, fats, and proteins plus nutrients and caloric count. It will also give you a more detailed break down of your activities. The more you use this site the better you will understand food how it breaks down and how it supplies your daily required nutrients.
8 Keys To Healthy Weight Loss And Burning Body Fat by Ellen Agius
... It is simple to switch to a low GI diet as there are no difficult calculations to make or paying constant attention to low fat or counting calories. You simply need to substitute your high GI food with low GI foods. If as a nation, we pay closer attention to our diet and choose our foods based on low glycemic eating we would see a sharp decline in the incidence of diabetes and obestity. KEY THREE. EXERCISE Physical activity is a requirement of any plan to achieve and maintain good health.
Seven Crucial Steps for Long Term Weight Loss by John Tiniakos
... The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that a good weight loss program should consist of daily caloric expenditure of 300-500 calories from exercise. (10) How do you calculate your heart rate? An easy formula for figuring out your maximum heart rate works by simply subtracting your age from 220. If youíre 40 years old, for example, your maximum heart rate is 180 beats per minute (220-40). To train at 70% of your maximum heart rate, simply multiply 180 by 70 and divide by 100, ...