Weight Loss Diet
The first thing to remember is that weight loss should be
gradual. A healthy diet is better for your body than going on binges
of extreme low calorie diets.
Calories do count. The only way
to lose weight is to take in less calories than your body needs for
daily activities. This is discussed in more detail in my ebook, 9
Weeks to Weight Loss.
With increased activity (yes,
exercise!), weight reduction is even easier. Your body's fitness
level depends on both diet and exercise.
Cut down on calories
by reducing the fat in your diet. You can reduce a lot of the fat in
your diet by removing skin from chicken, choosing lighter colored
fish and by broiling instead of frying your meat.
sweets. Sugar is a carbohydrate that has no nutrients at all. Try
using a smaller amount of sugar or use a sugar
Eating slowly is another weight loss strategy. It
takes about 20 minutes for the "I'm full" signal to reach your
brain. If you eat fast, you will take in more calories than you need
for that "full" feeling.
Drink lots of water. It will flush
away the waste produced by weight loss. Aim for eight glasses of
water a day.
A bit of pre-planning will help get your diet
and fitness regime off to a good start.