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 ...
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, “I 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?” 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 ...
Spare Change and Calories - They All Add Up! by Sherry Frewerd
... I’ve also taken up another foreign concept…the art of exercise. Just like emptying the pig when it gets too full, I’m depositing extra calories everyday with some very much needed walking. At the end of your day, are you just dumping your spare change on the dresser, or do you keep count of how much you’ve accumulated? Come on. You can do it. You’ll be surprised at how fast those nickels…ahem, calories, can add up! Bank those calories in your own food journal today.
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 ...
Aren't You Tired Of Being Fat? by Dan Curtis
... They list the calories as well as protein, fat, and carbohydrate content of foods. You can use them to compare foods and make wise choices. You will also want to get a good book that has nutritional information that you can count on. Particularly when it comes to weight loss, knowledge is power. 2. Make a plan. Once you know something about nutrition, you have to make a plan. It doesn't have to be complicated, but you have to have some idea of where you are going.
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 ...
How To Do Calorie Counting The Right Way by Jed Baguio
... If you seriously track and correlate your calorie intake and calories burned over time, depending on your age, weight, gender, height and individual activity intensity levels can precisely measure your calorie balance. You can also see immediately when you are off track and you can adjust your situation accordingly. Great health is a complex task. Diet, nutritional facts, meal plans, calorie balance, body reading measurements, supplement and medicine intake, exercise routines, daily ...
What's Wrong With Dr. Phil's Food Plan? by Dale Reynolds
... Phil doesn’t 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, it’s 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, it’s difficult to keep losing weight at the proper rate.