Ah, weight loss – that Holy Grail!
Your body weight is the simple calculation of calories in,
calories out. Here are 6 areas that you must include in
your weight loss plan.
Calories are in food. Watch your caloric intake. When it
comes to food, write it down. You’ll be amazed. It helps you
realize the reality of how much you’re really taking in. It
helps you to self-police. You see a cookie. “Do I or not?”
If you think of all those little nibbles, keep track of
them. It’s a lot! Be passionate about what you’re putting
into your body.
If you find some foods you like and know the calories that
are in them, you can use it regularly and you’ll find those
people lose weight. You’ll never get stuck hungry. You
should eat small meals throughout the day. If you skip a
meal, your metabolism goes down. It’s the last thing you
want to have happen.
Fiber is essential to weight loss. Approximately we eat the
exact same weight of food. One of the best things you can do
is eat heavy foods – fruits, veggies – all high in fiber.
They are the key to your weight-loss program and they are
also high in antioxidants.
Think of your body as a sponge full of water. That’s how a
sponge operates and cleans well. Protein robs your body of
water. That’s why high-protein diets are terrible for your
body. You get terrible constipation, bad breath, ketosis,
and you’re more lethargic. Have a little bit of protein at
Yogurt and calcium are good on vitamin C. If you consume 600
mg of calcium a day, you will effectively lose weight.
Water is the engine of your body. Body fat is more
efficiently metabolized in the presence of water. Sodium
robs body of water. In a lot of non-fat and low-fat foods,
sodium is very high.
Exercise burns additional calories. Cardiovascular gets your
heart rate up. Muscles need oxygen. What determines how many
calories are burned is intensity. Get on there and move!
High intensity reduces the chance of cardiovascular disease.
Strength and resistance stimulates muscle to grow. Muscle is
the most metabolically active tissue. After age 20, the
average person loses 1/2 pound of muscle per year. at
menopause, it doubles. Then you couple that with bone loss.
Get the muscle back with strength and resistance training.
Wearing exercise clothes does not constitute a workout.
This body is the only one you’ll ever get. At any time, any
age, you can make significant changes in your body. At age
70, people lose 3 pounds of muscle a year. It’s critical
that we consider how we can rebuild our muscle and get our
Source: Weight loss for women over 40
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