Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... Removing Dieting Barriers to Healthy Diets
About two to three decades ago, while watching repeats on TV, Americans changed their diets and started eating lots of fat and processed foods. We have suffered ever since. Eating lots of fat created a macronutrient imbalance and has clogged our arteries. Then we fell in love with processed foods. This love affair drained all of the vitamins and minerals from our bodies and resulted in a micronutrient deficiency.
Buying Low Fat Foods by Glen D. Williams
... As an added benefit, because fats have twice the calories as proteins and carbohydrates, reducing the fats in our diets is a great way to lose weight without dieting. We just have to take a few simple steps to get started. Not Buying Low Fat Claims: The first simple step to buy low fat foods is to ignore the health claims on packages in the supermarket. Ever seen the claim, "all natural?" This is often used to get you to think you're buying healthy food.
Obesity and Health by Joseph Then
... Most diets will even let you have items from the goodies box on the pyramid. In theory, you can eat whatever you want but in little consumptions. That means no super sizing. Obese people should not feel the pressure to be thin because of beauty but they should want to lose the weight for themselves and their health. Even a walk around the house or making your bed can give your body a good start towards becoming healthy.
A Diet Isn't Forever by Ken Bendor
... A lifestyle change means that you're changing the way you live your life through better nutrition, good exercise and healthy habits. Eating more fruits and vegetables can be a lifestyle change as well as starting to walk, run or exercise everyday. A diet simply means what we eat but in today's world means restricting your calories to lose weight. While a lifestyle change should be permanent, diets don't have to be. Ending a diet the proper way will ensure that you keep all the weight off, ...
Weight Loss for Beginners by David Mcevoy
... An average adult male needs around 2500 calories a day just to live, and the average woman, 2000, but what about you? How do you work out how many calories your body needs each day? You can visit where you will find a very simple, calories per day calculator for adults. By putting in your height, age, sex, current weight, and activity level, you can find out how many calories your body is likely to need each day just to maintain your current weight.
Give Your Family a Health Makeover by Jamie Jefferson
... Subscribe to healthy living magazines and encourage everyone to read about the latest research on how nutrition affects our lives, and stay motivated to exercise and live a healthy, fit life. A good fitness magazine can be tremendously motivating. 10. Cut down on your television. If you do watch TV, watch it together as a family and use the programming as spark for family conversations. 11. Turn off the TV when you eat breakfast or dinner together.
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... As the dieting phenomenon grows, with a new "diet guru" announcing "THE SOLUTION" almost weekly, so do the waste lines of America expand. Obesity is now a strong and gaining second to cigarettes as a preventable cause of death or disease. The term diet seems to have taken on a whole new meaning, moving from panacea, and becoming more and more a pariah. What Iím going to do is reiterate some nutritional basics to try to demystify, some of the confusion out there.
Can Fast-Food really be Healthy Food? by Jack Prime
... Most people know that fast-food does not mean healthy food and the typical fare served by these establishments are real diet and health busters. Giant burgers with cheese, bacon and dressings, fried chicken and steaks, pizzas loaded with cheese, burritos and tacos all washed down with large or extra-large sodas and milkshakes. Some meals can contain so much fat and sugar that a single meal would exceed your recommended daily intake for the whole day!