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.
Is Zone Diet a Fad? by Lulia Pascanu
... Sears says: "No food is forbidden in the Zone." Zone diet considers "unfavourable" mostly high glycemic foods and foods high in saturated fats. Not FAD. 4. It offers rigid menus Difficult-to-prepare meals, plenty of measuring and counting, rules that are easy to misinterpret, Zone subscribes to that. FAD. 5. It neglects active living or lifestyle changes The Zone diet has impressive instrumentary and regulation for dining out or for fast food. On the other hand, there's no problem if you ...
Goal Setting for Weight Loss by Chyna Dolores
... By checking your Body Fat Percentage, you will be able to monitor your weight loss progress, be able to see that you are losing excess fat and not muscle tissue. Setting Realistic DeadlinesWhen setting deadlines for your weight loss goals, you need to remember that you did not put the weight on overnight. You cannot expect to lose weight quickly and maintain it. Just look at the fad diets you may have followed in the past. Fad diets, such as the Cabbage Soup diet, do allow people to lose ...
Top 10 Holiday Weight Loss Tips by Mayur Vibhakar
... Reducing dietary fat alone--without reducing calories--will not produce weight loss, according to the NHLBI's guidelines on treating overweight and obesity in adults. Eat less and move more. Your body needs to burn more calories than you take in. 4. Increase physical activityMost health experts recommend a combination of a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for weight loss. Most adults should get at least 30 minutes and children should get 60 minutes of moderate physical ...
Your Way out of the Obesity Epidemic by Dave Pal
... • Helps you sleep better. In our endeavors we should not only target increasing physical activity but also target a decrease in sedentary behavior. Every two hours spent walking or standing at home cuts the risk of obesity around 10%. A brisk walk of an hour contributes to a drop in 24% risk. Reduce your total caloric intake and more specific the dietary fat to yield better results. Quick weight loss through weight loss surgery is bad weight loss solution.
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... But what can help is changing your food perspective. Where do you place food in your life? To help you through this important change in perspective, check out Weight Loss Psychology
Watch the influences in your life, slow down, reduce fat, eat raw vegetables and fruit, exercise, and change your food perspective. Once you've done all that, then you can focus on eating a healthy diet. I think we need to get back the 24 hour day, what do you think? To Healthy Living! Michael A.
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.