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 ...
Weight Loss Using BMI And BMR by Glen D. Williams
... The new number of calories are the daily amount you need to slowly lose weight down to your goal and maintain it (optimum calories). Of course, check all of this with your doctor before making any changes because certain medical conditions require special consideration. Still, with BMR and BMI, it's pretty easy to know where the goal line final step is how to get to the goal line. Fat, Protein, Carbs, Fiber, Water: Once you know how your optimum calories, it's simply a matter of balancing ...
Using Calories For Weight Loss by Gary Matthews
... To lose weight your calorie intake must be lower than the calories you burn. In order to lose one pound of fat per week, you must reduce your weekly calorie intake by 3,500 calories, which works out at five hundred calories per day. This can be done by reducing your calories by 500 or combining a diet with physical activity. The bottom line is to balance your caloric intake with the amount of calories that you are burning, that's the secret to successful dieting and weight maintenance.
Top 10 Holiday Weight Loss Tips by Mayur Vibhakar
... 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. 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.
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
... First of all, you need to understand that in order to begin losing weight you must consume fewer calories than your body burns in a period of a day. The bottom line is, regardless of the confusion brought on by the media and industry, calories still count! Your body weight is largely a product of total daily caloric intake minus total daily energy expenditure (TDEE). So, to lose weight, your daily food consumption measured in calories must be less than TDEE.