To lose weight and keep it off you need an easy to follow
no fuss plan. You need a plan that is simple and sensible.
You need a plan that you can use everyday to get slim and
You need a plan that builds on your success day-by-day.
A plan that keeps you inspired and motivated by seeing
results–fast! If you don’t see and feel results fast it’s
far to easy to be tempted by the next fast food drive
through or the next vending machine. Far to easy.
You need a plan that works for you, a plan that blends in
to your lifestyle. A plan that you can live with. Forever.
That’s the real secret to permanent weight-loss.
Most people go on train wreck diets. They follow the
latest fads. They start the diet, lose some weight, then go
off of it and gain all the weight back. Sometimes even
more. That’s called yo-yo- dieting–up and down and back
up. You don’t want to do that, it’s bad for your health.
Permanent weight loss requires changes in your lifestyle.
Changes in your behaviors. You can’t expect to lose
weight by doing the same things like overeating and not
You can’t expect to lose weight and keep it off by ignoring
good nutrition and eating foods that are bad for you. Junk
food leads to a junked body. Diabetes, heart disease, high
blood pressure, cancer, stroke and arthritis are just a few of
the health problems associated with obesity.
When I say “junk food” I don’t mean just fast food, donuts,
or candy, I mean all the foods that don’t seem so bad but
are full of sugar, starches and fats. Foods like fruit juice are
full of sugar. You’re better off to eat the fruit and drink
some water. Foods like pasta, rice and french fries are full
of empty calories and cause an insulin response that puts
your body into fat storage mode.
Permanent weight loss requires you to be informed about
what foods have good nutritional value and what ones don’t.
You don’t need to take a college nutrition course but you
do need to know some basic “nutrition 101” principles.
To be successful with your weight loss and management
you need to know the difference between proteins, fats and
carbohydrates. You need to know how much protein you
should be eating, how much carbohydrates and what kinds
You need to know the effects of sugar on your body.
Most mothers think they’re doing a good thing by
giving their children apple juice instead of soda.
Being confused and uniformed leads to weight problems.
Weight problems for yourself and maybe even your family.
Young children have no control over the foods they eat.
Food is either fed to them or placed before them when
They’re old enough to eat. Sure they can refuse to eat,
but it’s usually not the cookies and cakes but the carrots
Children can be taught early on to eat healthy or to eat
unhealthy. If parents recognized this fact and were aware
of the habits they were passing on through modeling
lifestyle behaviors the obesity epidemic could probably
be reversed in a few years. And I’m sure the rates of
drinking and smoking in young people would go down
I can hear some well meaning mothers or grandparents
saying, “well they have to have some treats some of the
times”. Maybe on an occasional birthday. But when
the children are older and as people become more
educated about the causes of obesity there’s going to be
some serious finger pointing.
Remember when the Marlboro Man was cool? Remember
when everyone smoked, even pregnant women? Things
have changed haven’t they? The social stigma attached to
smoking will be dwarfed by the stigma that is becoming
attached to obesity. And the difference between smoking
and obesity is you can’t hide the fact that you’re fat.
What about portion control? We’ve become a super-sized
nation because of super-sized portions. When it comes to
restaurants we rate them good or bad according to how
much food is on the plate.
At home, people are too busy these days to weigh, measure
and count food units. You need simple ways to eyeball
serving sizes for portion control.
A simple, easy to follow, no fuss plan is the answer to
your weight problem. Why complicate things and cause
yourself more stress?
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