Many people think if they fill their plate with food from a salad bar, they are making healthy food choices. While that may be true for the most part –as salad bars host a cornucopia of healthy foods — there are also loaded with hidden weight loss pitfalls. When making your next trip to a local New Jersey salad bar, follow these tips to construct a plate chock full of healthy and nutritious ingredients.
Are you struggling with weight loss even though you’ve already made some big changes to your diet and lifestyle? You exercise more, eat healthy foods and even threw away all the junk food. So if you’re doing everything ‘right,’ why are you still struggling to lose weight? The surprising answer: your kitchen.
Successful medical weight loss is more than just dropping the pounds. For long-term weight loss success, you need to change more than the number on the scale. You also need to make changes to your lifestyle. Below are some small changes that can have a big impact on your weight loss success.
According to a recent set of guidelines released by Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Americans should eat more fruits and vegetables, while cutting the salt and fat in their diets. Studies suggest that two-thirds of all United States Adults are either obese or overweight — over one-third of children are obese or overweight. Clearly, Americans need to lose weight.
If you’ve gained a few pounds during the holiday season, you’re not alone. Drinking eggnog, and over-indulging in other delicious goodies can play havoc with your weight loss plans. Fortunately, some common-sense strategies can help rid you of those extra holiday pounds.
For many, exercise is something they have not done regularly for quite a while. It becomes important to know what exercises are safe to start off with and what exercise should slowly be worked into a weight loss routine. There may also be health conditions that require medical consultation prior to exercising to lose weight.
Most of us in New Jersey were brought up hearing “five a day” in regard to servings of fruits and vegetables. Now, however, the Centers for Disease Control are telling us seven servings a day is better. We all know we could use more fruits and vegetables in our diet, but which kinds provide the greatest health benefits and the most help with weight loss?
You know that exercise can help you lose weight. You may even know that it can help lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, improve your energy levels, and reduce your risk for depression. But if you find the idea of a workout routine boring, it’s still difficult to get motivated to exercise regularly. If you dread going to the gym but understand the importance of physical activity, check out these tips for making exercise fun.