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
... They have heard about it and want to do it but when it comes to counting calories, they are not willing to measure each grain of rice. And can you blame them? 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 ...
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 ...
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... Plus if you want to make any changes in your body composition it will tell you exactly how many calories to eat and give you a break down of a balanced diet including optimal daily intake of protein, fats, and carbohydrate. 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 ...
Calorie Counting Done the Right Way = Weight Loss? Absolutely! by Erik Pijcke
... Only when you seriously can track and correlate your calorie intake and calories burned over time, depending on your age, weight, gender, height and individual activity intensity levels can you precisely measure your calorie balance. Seeing visually that your weight loss program works is a big motivator to stay on track. Also you can see immediately when you are off track and you can adjust your situation accordingly. Acquiring great health is a complex task.
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.
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.
Weight Loss One Step at a Time by Kory Doszpoly
... I wasnít willing make calorie counting my new hobby. I knew that would drive me crazy. In other words, I was faced with developing a diet plan that:Required me to make the least amount of the change in my life but was still effective,Whatever changes I was going to make, they had to occur little by little to help me form a habit of losing weight and keeping it off. One thing all schools of thought seemed to agree on (once youíve managed to read between the lines) was that if you are taking ...