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.
Fattening Foods: Not So Fattening After All? by Nathan Latvitis
... Udo Erasmus, author of one of the most popular books ever about fat, “Fats the Heal, Fats that Kill”, writes in his book, “At levels above 12 to 15% of total calories, healthy fats increase the rate of metabolic reactions in the body and the increased rate burns off more fat into carbon dioxide, water, and energy (heat), resulting in fat burn off and loss of excess weight.” In this article we will discuss what exactly these healthy fats are, where to get them from, easy ways to add them ...
The Diet Bore by Virginia Bola, PsyD
... 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 she meticulously quizzes the poor waitress about how everything is prepared and cooked. She demands special substitutions and omissions and then complains that her meal is bland.
The "Emergency" Diet by Alan Rosca
... During a day without too much physical activity, a woman can burn up to forty grams of fat, but the daily fat intake is of seventy percent or more. Monday: Breakfast includes a muffin and a glass of orange juice. A banana, an orange, or another fruit substitutes for a snack. For lunch, flat bread with salad and bacon and two glasses of water. The afternoon snack may be a small, low-fat yogurt, and an apple. A large bowl with vegetables and two slices of bread can satisfy the hunger of ...
Using Calories For Weight Loss by Gary Matthews
... In order to lose one pound of fat per week, you must reduce your weekly calorie intake by 3,500 calories, which works out at five hundred calories per day. This can be done by reducing your calories by 500 or combining a diet with physical activity. The bottom line is to balance your caloric intake with the amount of calories that you are burning, that's the secret to successful dieting and weight maintenance. Becoming more conscious of counting calories in your everyday eating regime is ...
How Do You Take Advantage Of The Mayo Clinic Diet For Rapid And Sustainable Weight Loss? by Gary Holdon
... For example, this is what a typical plan might look like: Subject: Female, 225 lbs, 5' 6" Recommendations (these are daily amounts): Sweets and candy: no more than 75 calories Fats: 3 servings Protein/ Dairy: 3 servings Carbohydrates: 4 servings Fruits: at least 3 servings (more is okay) Vegetables: at least 4 servings (more is okay) Vegetables: 4 or more servings On the site, you can also find sample menus that include number of calories and special ideas to help you lose weight.
Weight Loss Using BMI And BMR by Glen D. Williams
... Fat, Protein, Carbs, Fiber, Water: Once you know how your optimum calories, it's simply a matter of balancing your daily food intake to add up to that total. There are so many different ideas of how to do that, I'm only going to glance over it in this article. In the near future I'll be publishing articles to cover different dietary balance styles for different circumstances. The new USDA Food Pyramid can give you good ideas on balancing your fats, proteins, carbs, fiber and water.
How to Count Calories With Your Eyes by Marc David
... And at the end of the day any good program will show what you ate in calories, protein, carbs and fats. And you'll be able to see this displayed in a graph so you know if your ratios are correct (assuming you are into or have any interested in ratios). I personally don't carry around a cup or any type of measuring devices. But I know if I go out to eat that the chicken on my place is about the size of the palm of my hand.. times two .. the palm of my hand is roughly 3 ounces.