Disability and Diet: How to Select the "RIGHT" one for you? by Carolyn Magura
... – Best Weight Loss Plans & Diets Compared 2) How healthy is your diet? The screening quiz at this website will help you determine if you have a healthy diet. 3) Test your Knowledge about Nutrition 4) Weight loss: Finding a Weight Loss Program that Works for You (A pdf document published by The Partnership for Healthy Weight Management.) This site is a very valuable 12 page document that includes the following. Ř Questions to ask about different Weight Loss Programs.
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 ...
Diet and Exercise Tips by Allison Burr-Miller
... · The Atkins diet pioneered the idea of the ‘evil’ carbohydrate · Vegan and vegetarian diets are often scorned for lacking protein (despite steps taken to incorporate non-carnal proteins into such diets) · Low-fat diets are faulted with providing too little fat, and consequently the body has nothing to absorb nutrients with · Weight Watchers and other such diets often require too much portion control for the casual dieter, and as a result seem destined for failure · The grapefruit diet ...
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.
Why Most Diets Don't Work by Nathan Latvitis
... This is when your fat loss stops from a diet. In addition to this, if I decide that I want to go off of my 1000 calories a day diet and begin to eat 2500 calories a day again then there is a calorie surplus. The body does not need these extra calories so it will store them as fat. The exception to storing them as fat is when the body needs to build muscle because it has been exposed to some type of exercise or weight lifting, and even then all of the calories are not used for muscle growth.
Dump All That Fat You're Lugging Around! by Mike Cuggy
... Health experts estimate that Americans spend somewhere between $30 billion and $50 billion dollars a year on dieting and that doesn't include; prescription weight loss medications, medically supervised fasting programs, or surgical procedures like stomach stapling. (Neither does it include the billions spent on weight loss at health clubs and fitness centers.) The American Obesity Association reports that 60 million American adults are not just overweight, they're 'clinically obese'.
Weight Loss for Beginners by David Mcevoy
... A realistic, achievable and safe weight loss each week, for most people, is somewhere in the region of 1 to 2 lbs. Let us suppose that you want to lose 2 lbs a week. What we need to do now is work out how many calories you need each day in order to achieve this. You can do this by identifying how many calories you are using at the moment, and then make sure you get just 500 less than that. Do not guess. Your body is used to having a certain amount of energy every day so if you drastically ...
Is Your Goal Really Weight Loss? by Nathan Latvitis
... One reason the low-carb or no-carb (also called ketogenic) diets are so attractive is because of the large initial loss of weight. However, this weight is not necessarily fat. When carbohydrates are restricted the body has a backup store of them located in the liver and muscles in the form of something called glycogen. The human body can store approximately 400 grams of glycogen. In larger individuals this number can increase. In addition to this, for each gram of glycogen stored in the ...