Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... Eat approximately 40-50% protein, 30-40% complex carbohydrates, and 30% fat everyday. Limit sugars, saturated fats, and trans-fatty-acids. Maintain a slightly negative energy balance or perfectly balance it. How do you accomplish this? Read the next few steps! Calculate your energy output everyday. Energy output is the Resting Metabolic Rate plus the number of calories burned through physical activity. Subtract your energy output from your energy input -- the number of calories you eat a day.
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.
Seven Crucial Steps for Long Term Weight Loss by John Tiniakos
... Exercise As you know, exercise participation is an important factor in weight loss and weight loss maintenance. In addition to weight reduction here are 20 important health benefits of physical activity. 1. Increases thermogenesis (increase in body temperature to burn calories). 2. Raises basal metabolic rate increasing calorie expenditure even during periods of rest or sleep. 3. Releases natural stimulants in the body helping to improve overall psychological condition.