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 ...
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 ...
Calorie Counting Done the Right Way = Weight Loss? Absolutely! by Erik Pijcke
... Seeing visually that your weight loss program works is a big motivator to stay on track. Also you can see immediately when you are off track and you can adjust your situation accordingly. Acquiring great health is a complex task. Interrelating factors like diet, nutritional facts, meal plans, calorie balance, body reading measurements, supplement and medicine intake, exercise routines, daily activity intensity and costs will make it very difficult for you to see the forest for the trees.
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 ...
Mood, Emotions Play Key Role in Food Choice by Alan Rosca
... Emotional eating may be caused by anger, loneliness, stress, anxiety, sadness, or boredom and may affect individual`s weight loss program. Emotional eating makes people eat too much high-calorie food or salty, fatty, or sweet foods. Overeating may be caused by major life events such as health problems, divorce, or unemployment. The stress from work, changes in the routine, the bad weather, or other daily life hassles can make people eat more. The addictive qualities of some foods make ...
Top 10 Holiday Weight Loss Tips by Mayur Vibhakar
... If you plan to lose more than 15 to 20 pounds, have any health problems, or take medication on a regular basis, a doctor should evaluate you before you begin a weight loss program. 2. Are you overweight? Overweight refers to an excess of body weight, but not necessarily body fat. Obesity means an excessively high proportion of body fat. Health professionals use a measurement called body mass index (BMI) to classify an adult's weight as healthy, overweight, or obese.
Coffee May Reduce Post-Workout Pain by Alan Rosca
... Men can respond different to caffeine. Caffeine seems to be more efficient than some drugs used for pain relieving, at least for women who do not consume too much caffeine daily, said UGA professor Patrick O’Connor. To read the rest of this article, go to ProjectWeightLoss.com an online weight loss community featuring calorie counter, carbs counter, BMI calculator, diet planner, workout planner and nutritional information. (c) ProjectWeightLoss.com 2007.
The 3-A-Day Dairy Diet – Another Diet Fad Flop by Alisa Fleming
... He has patented the calcium consumption equals weight-loss / control program, and has licensed the International Dairy Food Association (IDFA) for marketing and promotion. Was it Really the Milk?: Dr. Zemel’s studies revealed a 1 lb per week weight loss for the high dairy dieters. These same dieters were told to reduce their overall caloric intake by 500 kcal per day. 3500 kcal equals one pound. Getting out our trusty calculator here, we can see that a reduction of caloric intake by 500 ...