Everyone is unique when it comes to weight loss, improving your fitness level and general health. You might be in a fitness program with a friend and not getting the same results. But do not give up. You cannot compare your results to anyone else. If your health buddy is heavier than you to begin with, she will lose weight quickly at first. Men will lose weight faster than females due to testosterone and greater muscle mass. Older people will lose weight slowly due to slowe
Eating at a restaurant is a fun experience – a chef cooks you an amazing meal and a waiter brings you your drinks, food, dessert, and whatever else you want. You don’t even have to clean up afterwards! But, eating out is not always a great idea for your waistline or health in general. If you’re on a health plan, knowing what goes into your body is vitally important to success. When you order an Italian restaurant’s famous Fettuccine Alfredo, you don’t know if they’re using he
If you have a tendency to gain weight during the winter, it’s important for you to figure out what factors contribute to this tendency, and then plan accordingly. Weight gain is a real concern. Our lifestyles are sedentary and our obesity rate is increasing. Those extra pounds acquired over the winter may stay with you and increase yearly. If every year you gain 5 to 10 pounds, in just 5 years it can lead to obesity. Obesity increase our chances of developing chronic disease.
Breakfast: 300-Calorie Meals & Portions
Here are three morning meals that each weigh in at 300 calories. Healthy and quick homemade meals (left column) pack whole grains, fresh fruit, and protein–a filling combination that will keep you fuller longer. You could only eat a fraction of the comparable restaurant meals (right column) for the same number of calories. Lunch: 350-Calorie Meals & Portions
These midday meals contain 350 calories each–the perfect amount to keep you
1. Restaurant portions can be huge so even before you start your meal, have your server wrap up half of your food. Keep in mind, a portion of fish or meat is about the size of your fist or a deck of cards. Some restaurant portions can feed a family. Of course you can wait till you have finished some of your food before you ask for it to be packaged. But the chance of you having anything left over to take home will decrease if your meal is in front of you. Most people wi