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
... Using The BMI And BMR For Weight Loss: Now, here's where BMI and BMR can be powerful weight loss tools. The BMI Calculator page instructs you how to adjust the BMI for the two most common and frame size. Once you've taken the BMI normal weight and adjusted it for sex and frame size, you have your "goal" weight. Instead of your current weight, enter this "goal" along with your sex and age into the BMR Calorie Burning Calculator . The new number of calories are the daily amount you need ...
The "Emergency" Diet by Alan Rosca
... During a day without too much physical activity, a woman can burn up to forty grams of fat, but the daily fat intake is of seventy percent or more. Monday: Breakfast includes a muffin and a glass of orange juice. A banana, an orange, or another fruit substitutes for a snack. For lunch, flat bread with salad and bacon and two glasses of water. The afternoon snack may be a small, low-fat yogurt, and an apple. A large bowl with vegetables and two slices of bread can satisfy the hunger of ...
Using Calories For Weight Loss by Gary Matthews
... The first step in counting calories for your personal weight loss is to calculate how many calories you burn in a day (your total daily energy expenditure), this is the total number of calories that your body expends in 24 hours, including all activities. This is known as your maintenance level and will be the reference point (number of calories) from which to start your dieting. The average calorie maintenance level for women in the United States is approx 2000 per day and the average for ...
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.
Top 10 Holiday Weight Loss Tips by Mayur Vibhakar
... 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. 4. Increase physical activityMost health experts recommend a combination of a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for weight loss. Most adults should get at least 30 minutes and children should get 60 minutes of moderate physical ...
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... When caloric intake goes below BMR, as in commercial weight loss programs, the body will 1) Store even more body fat to fend of the perceived threat of starvation. 2) Slow down metabolism to reduce energy requirements. 3) Burn muscle to reduce energy requirements. 4) Perceive starvation and create a slower survival metabolism. The Nutritional Insight calculator at will calculate for you, what your BMR caloric needs are then also add on your activities so you know exactly what your caloric ...
Seven Crucial Steps for Long Term Weight Loss by John Tiniakos
... Exercise for Weight Loss Maintenance Once you reach a desirable body weight, you can switch your exercise routine to weight loss maintenance mode. That means you can reduce the frequency of your workouts to 3-4 times a week. The duration and the intensity should remain the same - 60 minutes at a comfortably vigorous level. You will notice as you reach higher levels of fitness, exercise intensity must be turned up a notch to keep the workout challenging and also to burn more calories.