Buying Low Fat Foods by Glen D. Williams
... If we're willing to exercise a little self-control before we're ill, we can have the flavorful foods we want and still lower our fats to reduce chances of heart attack, cancer, stroke, kidney failure and other problems associated with too high a fat intake. 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.
Fattening Foods: Not So Fattening After All? by Nathan Latvitis
... -Healthy fats can increase the strength of our immune system -Healthy fats play a major role in the production of energy from foods we consume -Healthy fats are required for our body to efficiently use oxygen -Healthy fats can improve skin texture -Healthy fats can increase your metabolism -Healthy fats can help you burn more fat (the kind that is attached to your body) Dr. Udo Erasmus, author of one of the most popular books ever about fat, “Fats the Heal, Fats that Kill”, writes in ...
How Do You Take Advantage Of The Mayo Clinic Diet For Rapid And Sustainable Weight Loss? by Gary Holdon
... like chocolate cake, it is high in energy density, so a small amount of cake will give you lots of energy. However, it takes more cake than other, less energy dense foods, to make you feel food. Broccoli, on the other hand, has very low energy density, so you eat much less broccoli and feel full. The ideas of the Mayo Clinic are actually nothing new, but they are based on sound dietary concepts. Their main ideas are eating a balanced diet and shedding pounds slowly and steady over time.
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... 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 caloric count. It will also give you a more detailed break down of your activities. The more you use this site the better you will understand food how it breaks down and how it supplies your daily required nutrients.
How to Count Calories With Your Eyes by Marc David
... These are small, frequent meals that comprise what is termed a complete meal (protein, carb, sometimes healthy fat). But let me go back to the beginning to continue the story Here's what you do: 1- Figure out how many calories per day you need to
gain/maintain/lose weight 2- Start tracking with any online nutritional tracking program. 3- Eye ball your portions. You know you had some brown rice
right? Get out a cup. Look at it. If you practice this,
you'll soon be able to eat, look at ...
Using Calories For Weight Loss by Gary Matthews
... 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 program for life. Quality food and more energy output are the basics you'll need to go for.
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.
Top 10 Holiday Weight Loss Tips by Mayur Vibhakar
... Change eating habitsDieting may conjure up visions of eating lettuce and sprouts--but you can enjoy all foods as part of a healthy diet as long as you don't overdo it on fat (especially saturated fat), protein, sugars, and alcohol. To be successful at losing weight, you need to change your lifestyle--not just go on a diet, experts say. Limit portion sizes, especially of foods high in calories, such as cookies, cakes and other sweets; french fries; and fats, oils and spreads.