Buying Low Fat Foods by Glen D. Williams
... Balancing The Fat In Your Diet: The way to get to a 30% fat diet and still enjoy the flavor of those foods with a little higher fat is to balance the things you eat. If you eat only pre-packaged, prepared foods, your choices will be limited to those packages that actually have around 30% fat, but this includes many very good choices. I use several tasty frozen entrees for convenience and have no trouble staying between 20% and 30% fat. But, what if you cook your own do you know how much ...
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.
Gradual Change of the Weight Watchers Diet by Luke Sanger
... The Core Plan When the Atkins Diet and the South Beach diet became more and more popular, Weight Watchers had to come up with a different variation to compete with these diets to be able to keep their dieters happy and feeling like they were still using a diet that was modern and up to day. So, the Core Plan was invented to mirror the Atkins and South Beach diets respectively. In essence, the Core Plan eliminates certain foods all together and focuses on “core” foods that they should eat ...
Weight Loss Using BMI And BMR by Glen D. Williams
... The trick is in knowing how much we should weigh, the number of calories we need and how to balance our diet to get those calories in a healthy way. Fortunately, BMI and BMR can help us know what we need to get to the right weight. BMI-Body Mass Index: The BMI can give us an approximation of what we should weigh, based, primarily on our height. All you need to do is plug your height and weight into an online Calculator (see BMI Calculator link below) to find out if you're underweight, ...
Do the Weight Loss Experts Actually Agree? by Adam Waxler
... However, the bottom line of each and every one of the Atkins Diet, the South Beach Diet, the Zone Diet, the American Diabetes Association diet, and the American Heart Association's Heart Healthy Diet -- all of them - is to derive the greatest portion of your caloric intake for the day from low carbohydrate vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, summer squash, and fruits with high calorie and antioxidant counts. It is when it comes to whole grains that the controversy seems ...
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... Realistically we’re all just trying to stay trim and healthy which means a balanced diet, small meals, not letting yourself get too hungry or too full. The more we learn and understand about the interrelationship between food, exercise the more empowered and capable of rational decision making we will be for our permanently successful health and fitness lifestyle and ongoing weight management. This article is part 1 of an ongoing educational series on your fitness lifestyle plan.
Weight Loss for Beginners by David Mcevoy
... You must put your body into negative calorie balance otherwise your weight will stay the same. Similarly, if you put yourself into a positive calorie balance by consuming more calories than your body needs to use, then you will gain weight. It's really very simple. So you have made the decision to lose weight. You have set yourself a realistic target of around 2 lbs per week. You have worked out how many calories you need to maintain your current weight and subtracted 500 from that in order ...
Excess And Deficiency - The Most Powerful Words You Will Ever Use In Creating A Love Filled Life by Christopher Walker
... It is the search for balance, moving the excess to balance, moving the deficiency to balance that causes life. Without this there would be no wind, no movement in the ocean to feed the fish, no shaking of the leaves. So, nature never, ever finds balance, simply she is seeking it, over compensating and seeking it again. In our society, like America for example, we can see trends and fashions and cultural norms going into excess and being balanced by deficiency elsewhere.