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Tagged with " diet"
9 Aug
2012

Successful Weight Loss Is A Mental, Not A Physical Process

The diet industry has you exactly where it wants you – believing every word. But then it has the power of the media behind it and has no problem programming you to believe exactly what it wants. The Fast Food Industry supports it and hand in hand they fatten you up and then tell you your body is unacceptable and you need to be slim. It’s a hamster wheel that you are caught up on. Here’s how to step off – safely.

6 Aug
2012

Do You Find It Easier To Lose Weight Than To Keep It Off?

Diets promise the earth and fail to live up to their promises time and time again. That’snot to say you can’t lose weight on a diet – but it always comes back, plus a bit extra. The next time it’s a bit harder to shift, and the time after that almost impossible. Want to know why…?

26 Jul
2012

Snacks, Weight Loss, and Catching Dinner.

Snacking is one of the biggest barriers to successful weight loss. The reason for this is that snacks are seen as a treat, and treats are rewards. So when we cut down on the snacks, in order to lose weight, we feel like we are being punished and that’s when the resistance kicks in and we find ourselves either craving constantly or giving in. Here’s how to move the goal posts so you can succeed easily.

17 Jul
2012

Weigh Loss and the Real World

The real world is a strange place. Research into weight loss doesn’t happen here. It happens in some world the psychologists have made up. The results should be transferable – but are they? How valuable are the scientists’ findings about what you need to do in order to lose weight? How much do they take into account the everyday pressures that you experience when you aren’t sitting in a lab eating as many cookies as you want? They offer advice, but is it really practical…

16 Jul
2012

If You Really Want To Count Calories Then This Will Help

Here’s another bit of research based around how to make calorie-controlled diets work. This looks at the impacts of keeping a Food Diary, eating out, and offers some suggestions as to how to make this method of losing weight more successful. Unfortunately there’s plenty of other research that suggests that this is all a waste of time. So who’s right, and what exactly do you need to do in order to lose those excess pounds and keep them off?

13 Jul
2012

I’ve Eaten Too Much – So I’d Better Eat Some More

It’s nice when the scientists get round to proving what you’ve know for a long time. And it certainly seems as if some scientists spend their time proving the obvious, but one of the benefits of research is that sometimes you get insight into the reasons why something is happening – not just that it does – and once you have insight, you can see your way to a solution.

11 Jul
2012

It’s True… You Can Eat Cake For Breakfast And Still Lose Weight

Everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. It doesn’t exist, but surely the next best thing is eating cake and still losing weight. Here’s how cake-eating can assist you in your weight loss goals and help you to lose those excess pounds without denying yourself your favourite foods.

30 Jun
2012

The Low Gi Diet Increases Metabolic Burn – the Scientists Said So, So it Must Be True.

If you are on a low-carb diet, this information may cause you to reconsider. In fact it’s looking, purely in health terms, as if the low-GI is the winner. But then that’s based on one piece of research that hasn’t yet been reproduced. Still the results are interesting, and the knowledge that some foods can actually change your metabolic rate is well-worth finding out about if you are struggling to lose weight.

4 May
2012

Two Approaches to Weight Loss – Which One do You Use?

Diets are deadly. The evidence is out there - all you have to do is look for it. But most people don't want to because Diets are what everyone does - and who wants to do something different - even if it works. Much better to stay on the treadmill, dieting again and again, piling on more weight each year. But if you truly are tired of all of this and want to do something that works, something that allows the weight to drop off naturally then why not at least have a look at How to Lose Weight Easily"

7 Mar
2012

Calories are not Created Equal

Got a news update from WDDTY, earlier today (which I’ll get on to shortly) that intrigued me because it suggested evidence for what I’ve suspected for a very long time – that it’s what you eat that matters, not how […]