Healthy tips for a Good Start Diet.

clandestinef By clandestinef, 26th Oct 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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It is easy to say that you want to slim down and tone up, but working on it is not.

Healthy tips for a Good Start Diet.

It is easy to say that you want to slim down and tone up, but working on it is not. Mainly changing your lifestyle is not easy but we need to be fit and healthy to have a sound life. Most experts say that you need to take down your calorie intake to lose weight. But restricting food is not a solution for dieting. You need to choose the food you take and monitor your calorie intake to make sure that everything will be a good start. These are the facts you need to know.

CARBOHYDRATES. Make them as a part of your every meal and snacks. Starches food is best because they are loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber. Choose for wholegrain like pasta, brown rice, white bread and cereals.

PROTEIN. It will not only help you preserve muscle mass, it also keeps you alert. Protein-rich items can be high in calories so monitor your intake carefully. Yu can choose low-fat yogurt, fish, eggs and tofu.

FAT. A little fat is a good thing. It provides energy, supplies essential fatty acids you need to transport vitamins all over you body and regulates your temperature. Still, try to limit the fat to low-calorie spreads, dressings and other flavor enhancers. Avoid saturated fats such as lard and butter. Good choices: olive oil and peanut butter.

FIBER. Consuming fiber appeases the appetite and has been shown to fight disease. By eating six serving of fruits and vegetables a day, you’ll take in 15-20 grams of fiber. You can try legumes and whole grains.

Don’t skip meal because it will lead to binge eating. And always pay attention to how you eat, too. Slowing down your eating will help your eating more satisfying.

Warm food takes longer to empty from the stomach. Also you’ll feel fuller sooner if you start your meal with a cup of hot soup of tea, since hot items take more time to eat than cold ones. Watch out for beer or alcohol intake because aside that it has more calories it triggers your appetite also. It is recommended also to avoid salty foods. Although salt isn’t a source of calories of its owns, it can cause fluid retention. And that bloating can keep you from seeing the results of your diet.

Exercise is the key for losing weight because it burns calories. Please keep in minds that don’t plan to lose too much too soon. Rapid weight loss generally means a rapid down and it will put complications to you. It is unrealistic to think that by tomorrow, everything is at place and you lose weight. Patience is the name of the game!

A diet won’t work for you if you feel lousy while you’re on it. If you understand already and decided to be healthy and fit, then you are good to go.


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I'm a 23 year old from the Philippines. I loving exploring new things especially writing. I am a nice open-minded person. I believe that "what you get is what you see."

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author avatar Denise O
27th Oct 2010 (#)

Great advice hon. I have switched to whole grain everything just about.
I even cook this way for my dog.
Thank you for sharing.:)

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author avatar clandestinef
29th Oct 2010 (#)

Thanks Denise O

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author avatar Tranquilpen
24th Feb 2011 (#)

Very interesting read, thank you

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