Weight Loss


Calories Count First!
Hardly a day goes by when I am not confronted by different popular diets including the well-known low carbohydrate, high protein diet. But we do know for sure, that "Calories Count First"!

Overeating?  
Many people think that only overweight people overeat, but  most people overeat at times. It's just that people of average weight overeat less often. So, why do we overeat?

The Importance of Keeping a Food Journal!
Studies show that people who keep a food journal lose more weight and keep more of the weight off. Keeping a food journal is an important tool that helps weight loss.

Eat Often!  
Eating often may serves many purposes. One major purpose "eating often" serves is that it can help us to lose weight and now especially during the upcoming holiday season, it can help to prevent us from gaining. How and why? First, what do I mean by eating often?

Body Mass Index (BMI)
Know the Body Mass Index, a simple way which everyone can get a good indication if is bellow the ideal weight, overweight or obese.

The Anti-Aging Magic of Regular Strength Training!
The average 25 year old woman has 25% body fat, and men are not excluded from this! How does this happen?

Carbohydrate Unloading: a Reality Check
A high-carbohydrate diet makes you fat and hurts your athletic performance. Hard to believe? It is--yet it's the premise of several carbohydrate-bashing diet books currently on the market. This article will check this.

Holiday Celebrations and Alcohol!
The holiday season is officially here, and so are the parties! Most with lots of drinks! It may seem like day after day of eating and drinking. So, let me say that nothing packs on the pounds like alcohol.

Weight loss & nutrition myths
This fact sheet will help clear up some of the confusion about weight loss and nutrition and be a guide for making good decisions about your health.

Physical Activity and Weight Control
This article shows how physical activity helps you control your weight, and give you advices on became physically active.

Do you know the health risks of being overweight?
Read this article to know the risks for your health of being overweight. You can improve your health by losing just 10 to 20 pounds.

Very Low Calorie Diets
What is a very-low-calorie diet, who should use it, health benefits and adverse effects of a Very Low Calorie Diet.

Setting Goals for Weight Loss
Learn how to set a realistic approach to lose weight gradually and safely.

Helping Your Child - Tips for parents
This article will guide you on helping your child to have healthy eating & physical activity habits.

A Responsible and Safe Weight-loss Program
This article help you make informed decision about joining a weight loss program.

Tips for Weight Loss and Maintenance
If your goal is to lose weight or maintain your current healthy weight, here are some tips to help you achieve that goal.

Fruits & vegetables help manage weight
Did you know that eating fruits & vegetables can be a powerful, healthy way to lose or maintain weight?

Obesity and Genetics
Genetic factors that affect metabolism and result in an inborn susceptibility to gain weight.

Tips to reduce fat & cholesterol in my diet
What are some tips to reduce cholesterol and fat and in the diet?

Food composition tables:
Table of calories of the foods
Table of cholesterol of the foods
Table of fat of the foods

Weight loss for life
How we lose weight, types of weight-loss programs and diets, physical activity to lose weight and behavior change.

Weight Loss Claims Are No Joke For Dieters
Lose weight while you sleep, lose 30 pounds in just 30 days, medical miracle... Are these claims true?

Weight Cycling 
Weight cycling is the repeated loss and regain of body weight. When weight cycling is the result of dieting, it is often called "yo-yo" dieting.

Surgical options for weight loss
Explanation of the surgical options that are available for weight loss.

Liposuction treatment for weight loss?
This article explains if the liposuction is a recommended procedure for weight loss.

Weight and waist measurement - How to measure your - tools for adults
This article tells how to measure your BMI and waist circumference, and what these measures mean for your health.

False claims about weight loss
If the claim looks too good to be true, it probably is. Five most common false claims regarding easy weight loss.

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator:
Height: mcm Weight: Kg

Your B.M.I. is:
The ideal B.M.I. is in the 18.5-25 range.
So, the ideal weight for your height is:
List of Diets:
Atkins Diet  
South Beach Diet
Macrobiotic Diet  
Paleolithic Diet

Vegetarian Diet or Vegetarism
Fruitarian diet or Fructarianism
Losing Weight Safely
Some tips to lose weigh safely including sensitive goals, exercise and diet.

Weight loss drugs & medications:
Ephedrine or ephedra
Anorectics or appetite suppressants

These articles have informational purpose and are not a substitute for professional advice.

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