Top 10 things to forget about Dieting & Weight loss
Because if you want to lose
weight and change your life you must change the way you think about
dieting is characterized by a cyclical pattern of repetitious loss and gain of
body weight. Some of the ways
people choose to do this include skipping
meals and consuming very
few calories. There is increasing
evidence that weight cycling may lead to
and metabolic disorders such as
diabetes. And the risk of complications of weight cycling seems greater in
people with normal weight or slightly overweight than in
Stop worrying about being overweight
No matter how overweight you are, stop worrying! Why? Because worrying keeps you
fat. (It does, trust me)
The first step towards solving your weight problem is to
relax. Because once
you relax, you can begin to sort things out. To learn Exercises for Relaxation
at, click here.
Forget about quick-fix diets, or overnight cures
Why? Because they don't exist. I can help you to lose weight fast and slim
down to a beautiful figure, but it won't happen overnight.
Question: How fast
can you lose weight? Truthful answer: It depends. It depends on your present
weight, your lifestyle, how much
stress you're under and several other factors.
Forget about being afraid of food
Why? Because food is wonderful, especially for slimmers The best way to lose
weight is to make friends with
Forget about eating small helpings (portion-control)
Why? Because losing weight has nothing to do with eating small helpings The best
way to lose weight is to pile your plate with good food. To learn more about
exercising portion control,
Forget about eating by yourself
Why? Because my easy weight loss diet is good for the whole family, except
babies. The best way to lose weight is to put the whole family on it.
Forget about buying special 'diet' foods
Why? Because losing weight has nothing to do with special 'diet'
foods The best way to lose weight is to buy ordinary good food.
Forget about calorie-counting or diet pills
Why? Because counting calories or eating diet pills doesn't help you to stay
slim and it certainly doesn't help you to stay healthy.
The best way to lose weight is to learn good
Forget about walking your butt off
Why? Because losing weight has nothing to do with walking your butt off! Yes,
exercise is very healthy. But in my experience, it tends to distract us from
more important things, like EATING properly. If you really want to lose weight,
first change your eating habits, then take regular
exercise. You have to be
careful about the amount of
carbohydrates in your diet. Most people don't realize that too much
carbohydrate intake can inhibit the metabolization of fats for energy. This is
caused by the excess production of insulin to metabolize the sugars. Excess
insulin also inhibits the production of the growth hormone and the metabolization of fats for energy. So, fat-free or not, it may still get stored
as fat. Without getting too much into
here, just be advised that excess sugars are not the answer to weight
Forget about drinking gallons of water
Why? Because losing weight has nothing to do with filling up with
liquid. Drink to quench
your thirst, not to lose weight!
Forget about your past dieting failures
Why? Because the past is dead. Besides, nearly all my most successful slimmers
were self-confessed 'failures' before they lost weight on