There is more info on proper dieting than ever. So why are so many still making the same mistakes?
Shedding unwanted pounds continues to become one of the most commonly sought after goals for people of all ages and walks of life. There's nothing wrong with wanting to lose weight but there is a right and wrong way to go about it. Luckily, there is plenty of information and resources available on the Internet these days that is allowing people to better understand the process of what it takes to deal with fat loss properly, as well as bust popular myths that tend to cause misinformation.
Read up on these quick tips that can help you get back on the healthy right track.
By Certified Registered Dietitian, Lisa DeFazio, for GalTime.com
Have you ever said “I just want to lose 5 pounds.” There are a few things you can do to make it happen. An easy way to remember these tips is the word “LOSES”. Each letter represents a tip.
Lots of fruits, vegetables, and water.
How you take care of yourself can determine how you live and feel.
Jerry came to my office because of the “pressure” from his wife. “If I don’t change my involvement with the family, my wife threatened to kick me out,” Jerry said with a tired look on his face. As I completed the mental health evaluation, Jerry mentioned he felt blah throughout the day and consequently didn’t have much energy to do things with the family. He described his home life as demanding, as he tried to “please” his wife and kids. He did not sleep well and struggled to get up in the morning.
My husband and I are polar opposites when it comes to food. How will this affect our daughter?
It's not rocket science that incoporating healthy foods intp family meals will result in a child with better eating habits. As far as I see it, pretty soon my husband will either have to shape up his diet, or start eating drive-thru fare in his car.
On my first date with Alan, he suggested we order octopus. I laughed and said, "You'd be on your own with that!" And throughout the relationship I had to hear quips and comments about my healthy, green, almost-vegan food preferences.
We're two compatible people with incompatible eating habits.
In January of this year, I began my love affair with vegetables. It started as a weight-loss mission; I was overweight and looking to dig myself out of the hole of shame that extra helpings of spaghetti and pints of ice cream had buried me in. I lost about 30 pounds. Then, as April came to a close, I began another love affair...