By Madelaine Romero
There are a lot of people in the world who are trying to find ways to lose weight quickly. In this article I write about a simple change that worked for a lot of people. If you have always liked the wrong types of food and drinks, the result is you may have always been on the large side. You have been very careful what you eat as you seem to gain weight very easily. If you have tried many weight loss programs or diets, and none of them worked in the long term, and you have always looked for a ...
By Madelaine Romero
How many times have you heard a friend say, "I am on a diet"? Then what happens is your friend would lose some weight for a while before putting them all back on again.I'll bet you have also seen someone say that "Cardio is the best for losing weight". This person would then religiously pound the treadmill but results are agonizingly slow. Soon, he gives up and gains back all the weight he had lost, and sometimes even gaining some extra kilos! Ah, so you thought you've finally found the answer to permanent weight loss. You went on a strict diet ...
By Madelaine Romero
We hear it all the time…lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy. In January 2003, the Journal of the American Medical Association featured a study finding that obesity appears to lessen life expectancy, especially among young adults. The study showed an obese 20-year-old white male, (5'10")178cm and weighing (288 pounds) 130kg was estimated to lose 13 years of his life as a result of obesity. It is now well researched that a Western diet that leads to obesity may actually act to stimulate the ...
By Madelaine Romero
In a nutshell, a healthy diet involves:(1) More home-cooked food, less eating out.(2) More fresh fruit as snacks.(3) More fresh vegetables as snacks and with meals.(4) More beans as sides or in stews.(5) More dense chewy bread, less refined white breads and bread snacks.(6) More fish, skinless chicken/turkey, less red meat.(7) Smaller servings of red meat, larger servings of vegetables.(8) Eating low fat dairy foods.(9) Adding less fat in the form of butter, mayo, sour cream, to the food on your plate. This is a huge source of excessive calories.(10) Stocking up with healthy snack foods to keep hunger at ...
By Madelaine Romero
Being overweight in the summer heat is no fun. And exposing a fat stomach or fat thighs isn't exactly pleasant when everyone else around you is wearing gnat-sized beachwear and drizzling oil onto wasp-like abdomens. In fact, for people carrying excess weight, summer can be an unpleasant trial involving countless opportunities for embarrassment and discomfort. So let's take a look at how you can reduce some of your fat and make next summer a happier experience. But first, a warning. Summer Weight Loss TrapOne guaranteed way to fail is to look for a "short cut" weight loss method or diet. You ...
By Madelaine Romero
Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of obese Americans continues to rise. In fact, 30 percent of adults over age 20-more than 60 million people-are obese, which means they are 30 pounds overweight and have a BMI, or body mass index (a measure of body fat), of more than 30. Obesity Is On The Rise One of the goals of the National Institutes of Health is to reduce obesity among adults by more than half by the year 2025. However, current data suggests that the situation is getting ...
By Madelaine Romero
One of the most important things to do when you are trying to get in shape is taking caution of your diet. This does not take any time from your schedule and you will feel much healthier when you eat the right foods in the right quantity.One of the best ways to change your diet is to change to an organic one. It is good to increase the fiber in your diet, which will clean out your colon of all negative weight loss inhibitors. This means that instead of eating refined or processed foods, you should eat whole grain foods ...