There’s no easy way to lose weight. Whether you decide on a high-protein diet, a low-fat diet, or some other approach, experts agree that the only way to shed excess weight is to cut the total numbers of calories you consume and / or burn more calories through exercise.
Even as we’ve become more and more obsessed with diets and dieting, we’ve become fatter and fatter.
It seems that even as diet books and low-fat cookies fly of the shelf, the essential messages about how to lose weight safely and permanently aren’t sinking in.
REAL WEIGHT LOSS
In other words, eat less and your body will burn fat for energy. Of course, what you eat is important, too. A diet based solely on cabbage soup won’t provide the nutrition your body needs-and you’ll get tired of it soon enough and return to your old eating habits with a vengeance.
Any weight-loss plan needs to center on foods you can keep eating for a lifetime – and of course it helps if those foods will also help protect you from cancer and other diseases.
A diet that is high in meat and low in fruits may lead to short-term weight loss, but is not in keeping with current nutritional knowledge. Excessive meat consumption has edge. Excessive meat consumption has been linked with a variety of diseases and a high-fruit diet protects against cancer. Fruits (atkins, for example) may lead to short-term weight loss, but is not in keeping with current nutritional knowledge. Excessive meat consumption has been linked with a variety of diseases and a high-fruit diet protects against cancer. Fruits, vegetables, whole-grain foods, low-fat dairy products, and lean protein are the cornerstone of healthy eating, whether or not you’re trying to trim you waistline. The foods that your body can easily do without-which happen to be the ones packed with calories-are the ones to cut back on. That means cakes, cookies, fatty meats, whole milk, cream sauces and the like.
Research shows that people who exercise in addition to eating less keep off the most weight for the longest time. Work up to getting at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise ( such as fast paced walking) a day. By exercising you’ll raise your metabolism so that you burn more calories, even as you sleep. Exercise also helps feel better mentally and physically, and may help you stick to your weight-loss plans…