Fattening Foods: Not So Fattening After All? by Nathan Latvitis
... If the amount of calories we eat is greater than our TDEE, we gain weight (as stated before, this weight is not necessarily fat all the time - it could be muscle). Many people skip this important fundamental and look at the type of food they are eating or several other factors before they investigate how many calories they are eating per day and how to adjust their amount of calories consumed to achieve their goals. Fat holds 9 calories per gram, while carbohydrates and protein hold only 4 ...
Goal Setting for Weight Loss by Chyna Dolores
... You need to remember that sometimes you may ‘gain’ weight as you may have gained some muscle while losing fat. # Another great way to measure your success is to use a tape measure and keep track of your losses. Hips, waist, bust, thigh, calf, arm and neck measurements are the most commonly used measurements to track weight loss progress. You may even like to use an article of clothing to help track your progress. # If your goal is to lose fat, not just weight, than you will need to measure ...
Using Calories For Weight Loss by Gary Matthews
... Not only do you regain the fat stores just lost, but also you may even gain a bit extra. "Dieting by counting calories means that all foods are allowed, nothing is forbidden 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 ...
Seven Crucial Steps for Long Term Weight Loss by John Tiniakos
... Increases lean body mass (muscle) while reducing body fat - improving body composition and therefore improving physical appearance. 12. Improves self esteem. 13. Causes a natural tendency to be more conscious about eating healthier and therefore may improve a person’s diet. 14. Strengthens the musculoskeletal system protecting the body from unexpected physical shock. 15. Strengthens the body’s immune system and therefore slows down the aging process.