Any time a food contains more than 5% of total fat, sodium or cholesterol, it needs to be avoided. High saturated fat, trans fat or sodium in your diet will send you on your way to serious health problems. These problems may include diabetes and hypertension.
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Try to eliminate the word “diet” from your vocabulary. Instead, watch what you eat, count calories, or any other term; just avoid the word “diet.”
Eat on a smaller plate. Smaller plates means that you will eat smaller serving, therefore eating less food. That is a great way to stop eating so many calories.
Instead of eating the whole egg, eat just the whites instead. Egg whites lack the fat and cholesterol found in the yolk. You can use a couple of egg whites instead of a whole egg.
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Watch out for high levels of sugar in foods and drinks that you might not expect to be unhealthy. Many see fruit juice as a healthy improvement over soda. But this is not necessarily the case. Fruit juice is full of sugar, and sometimes it packs as much or more than soda. It is important [...]
If is very important to maintain proper nutrition while using any diet plan. If you see some broccoli and some cake on a table in front of you, you probably want to eat the cake. After you have changed your diet, food will no longer be in control. At this point, you can eat more [...]
You can find a lot of products – not expensive ones, either – that can help you pursue your fitness goals right in your own home. These will ease your workload and help you get back into shape.
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If you want to purchase any prepared foods, take a close look at the label first. Just because something says that it has reduced fat doesn’t mean that it is full of healthy ingredients. Avoid processed foods if you’re on a diet. A label ought to have ingredients mentioned in lay man’s terms so everyone [...]
Liquid intake is an often overlooked factor in nutrition. Try to understand your drink calorie intake. In order to minimize the amount of calories from liquids, aim to cut down or completely eliminate your intake of soda, coffee, and alcohol. These all contribute to a larger waistline, but do not provide any nutrition.
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Keep a good log of the progress that you make. Keep a log for everything, even things like blood pressure just to make sure that you are keeping it at a safe and healthy level. Another example is charting how much weight you have lost since the start of your diet.
A daily multi-vitamin is [...]
You should get your protein from sources other than meat. Protein comes in many forms and from many sources. Some of these are nuts, soy, tofu, yogurt and beans. These food items are great because you can use them as main dishes or as an additive to others. When you mix up protein in your [...]