Precision Nutrition System

Precision Nutrition System
Healthy Eating For Fat Loss

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Healthy Weight Loss – how to lose weight the healthy way

Weight loss is often about body image and not health. In western society it the ideal body is not possible for most therefore unrealistic. Even worse is the means by which people try to achieve the figures considered sex symbols in the media, it is not healthy. Today I would like to discusses healthy weight loss.

To maintain a stable weight is as simple as having your calorie intake equal the calories burned by your body. That is all there is to weight loss. It is easy for me to say and write but in reality it is a little more difficult. If you use more energy than you consume, you will lose weight. The opposite is true, if you eat more than you use, you will gain weight. The sensible healthy answer to losing excess body fat is to make a lifestyle change. I am sure everyone has heard this before when looking for diet and weight loss information, but it is necessary if you want to maintain a healthy weight. It does not have to be a big chance just small healthy changes to your eating and exercise habits and your body will change for the better. I believe this is the best way to lose weight and keep it off

Here are a few tips, a weight loss plan, to help you lose weight without diet pills and fad diets so you will have safe weight loss.

You are not on a diet, do not skip meals!
When you starve yourself you may eat more when you do eat. This can do two things. You eat more than you need because you are so hungry. It can also stretch you stomach, this may lead to a larger stomach capacity that is harder to fill. It has been show that a person’s stomach capacity can increase if large individual meals are eaten.

Diets will slow your metabolism.
Crash dieting is a short-term solution that will increase your body fat levels in the long term. Your body responds to these periods of semi-starvation by lowering its metabolic rate. Your body will try to conserve energy and try to store more food energy as body fat.

Exercise prevents muscle loss and burns more calories. This is so important to healthy weight loss. Do at least 30 minutes every second day.

Just these three tips will have dramatic results in your fight against weight loss. Follow these simple tips and you will be on your way to healthy weight loss, and your you will shed pounds for a long time to come.

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