Buying Low Fat Foods by Glen D. Williams
... If we're willing to exercise a little self-control before we're ill, we can have the flavorful foods we want and still lower our fats to reduce chances of heart attack, cancer, stroke, kidney failure and other problems associated with too high a fat intake. As an added benefit, because fats have twice the calories as proteins and carbohydrates, reducing the fats in our diets is a great way to lose weight without dieting. We just have to take a few simple steps to get started.
Fattening Foods: Not So Fattening After All? by Nathan Latvitis
... The Healthy Fats -Monounsaturated Fats Monounsaturated fat is believed to help lower the bad cholesterol (LDL) and raise the good (HDL) cholesterol. As listed in the beginning of this article, they also provide many healthy benefits. Monounsaturated fats are mostly found in vegetable oils. Some examples would include olive oil and canola oil. -Polyunsaturated Fats Polyunsaturated fats contain the family of fats known as Essential Fatty Acids, or EFAs.
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... (Ask me anytime, I have my fat calipers at hand at all times.) The healthiest and most effective way to decrease body fat is through a slight negative energy balance where caloric expenditure slightly exceeds caloric intake. In order to determine what your caloric intake should be we need to find what your Basal Metabolic Rate is. BMR is the minimum amount of calories required for vital body functions during relaxed, reclined and waking states. There are a few different calculations for ...
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 A Premium Dog Food Really That Much Better For Your Dog? by Carolyn Schweitzer
... Muscle mass will tend to decrease, but this doesn't mean you should lower your older dog's protein intake. If anything, protein is more important than ever to help maintain muscle mass, so avoid senior dog food formulas with reduced protein. One thing you will want to feed him less of is calories. Obesity is a real problem with adult dogs , and many owners don't even realize their dog is overweight. Aside from portion size and calorie content, one way to avoid an overweight dog is to resist ...
Seven Crucial Steps for Long Term Weight Loss by John Tiniakos
... When combined with stretching it may help to reduce lower back pain. 20. Improves physical condition in pregnant women making it easier to cope with the trials of childbirth: It increases energy levels; helps to reduce back pain; improves circulation and reduces swelling and development of varicose veins; tones muscles making it easier for the body to return to pre-pregnancy condition. You should check with your doctor, however, before you begin exercising during pregnancy.