Why Goal Setting Is Important For Weight Loss by Glenn Freiboth
... For an initial weight loss goal, many health experts suggest 10% of your current body weight. Current weight x 10% = initial goal for losing weight. For a person weighting 200 lbs, the initial weight loss goal would be 10% x 200, or 20 lbs. Weight loss of greater than 10% can be achieved under medical supervision. * Long Term Goal Long term goals vary from person to person, and your clients will need your help to determine them. Clients should be targeted within the weight appropriate body ...
Lose Weight Through Losing Toxins by Ralph Morton
... Healthy Weight Loss Reality is that losing weight in a healthy way and learning how to to keep it off for years is not easy. It takes a new way of thinking. Are you ready? Be Active! But How? Being active is a big part of living a healthy lifestyle. Check out the benefits of being active, how much activity is best for you, and get a few tips to be more active now. Copied from the American Diabetes Association web site As you can see 9 out of 10 of people are overweight when suffering from ...
BMI Calculator Results by David McCormick
... If you're a healthy overweight, lose some
weight and you'll be a healthier normal weight! In some cultures, even in America, being overweight is a status symbol. Having a big
belly tells everyone that you make so much money that you can afford lots of food. It also says that you don't do manual labour or work with your muscles because
your brain is all you need for your job. I think in most cultures this image is going
away, because the muscular superhero look that I'm helping you ...
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 ...
What's Wrong With Dr. Phil's Food Plan? by Dale Reynolds
... A good recommendation for healthy weight loss is to eat 500 calories under your AMR (not below your BMR!) and to remember to recalculate your needs as you lose weight (recalculate after every 25 pounds lost, if you get stuck and are not losing, or if you increase your activity significantly). Dr. Phil doesn’t provide different plans based on your starting weight and activity level, and he is against counting calories (or exchanges or Points.) But without knowing your approximate AMR and ...
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... Let's remove the barriers to healthy first, "What is a Healthy Diet?"
What is a Healthy Diet? A healthy diet provides the recommended daily allowance for vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, and fat. Any diet that fails to meet the minimum daily allowance for any nutrient is unhealthy. Of course, providing the daily allowance for all nutrients is next to impossible given the poor nutritional value of today's diets. We eat on average 1.5 meals a day (not even close to the suggested ...
Weight Loss Tricks - 7 Simple Ideas by Simon Volk
... Two, there are plenty of things (some natural, some not) advertised to help you loose weight. Bottom line – consult with your physician before taking any of them. 6. Healthy Snacks on Demand Make it a habit to have health snacks on hand. Fresh fruit or veggies, low fat yogurt, low calorie snack alternatives, etc. That way when the inevitable hunger pains hit you in the middle of the afternoon or between dinner and bed time, you have a healthy alternative.
What is Your Healthy Body Weight by Kim Beardsmore
... The most important reason for wanting to be a healthy body weight is for health rather than for how your body looks. Overweight and obesity are major public health problems in western countries. Since the 1980s both adult men and women have become heavier, with obesity rates more than doubling in the last 20 years! Children are also becoming heavier. There is a growing concern that we are inadvertently training our overweight children to become obese adults.