In recent years portion sizes have exploded. We drink about 20 percent more soda today than we did 15 years ago. Soda consumption is heavier among children and adults than it has ever been before, and most people aren’t just sipping on fizz without something to accompany it. Portions of French fries are significantly larger now than they once were, and burgers, pizzas and even chicken nuggets have kept in step with the rising sizes of portions.
Self-control refers to the level of restraint you hold over your own impulses, thoughts and behaviors. When it comes to losing weight, there are many who claim they have little to no self-control. This most often comes out in the form of unhealthy eating habits, like:
Family dynamics will have a large influence on your eating habits throughout the course of your life. The problem is that not everyone comes from a particularly healthy family. Moms and Dads have their own struggles with eating behaviors that they too often pass down to their kids—something you may be familiar with if you are a parent now, yourself.
As you embark on your OPTIFAST diet you’ll become familiar with the powder shake mixes. These mixes are a bit different from the ready-to-drink items you might stow away in your fridge for a late morning. They come in simple flavors, including vanilla, chocolate and strawberry, and once you learn the ropes of the meal program you can really spice up the flavor by combining these mixes with some sugar-free solutions for a truly enjoyable drink.
Looking for success on a medical weight loss program?.More and more people are realizing the terrific weight loss results they can see on such an approach and many continue to use the shakes even into weight maintenance to prevent weight regain. So why should you consider Optifast? Here are a few of the main reasons. […]
Summer is here, schools are gearing up to let out and for many people that means barbeque season is in full swing. The Optifast Weight Loss Programs are great in the warm weather. You can mix your Optifast shakes with ice in a blender to create a flavorful smoothie that is cool, refreshing and satiating. Or […]
When you are preparing to go on vacation, how do you think about the destination? Do you think about it casually, deciding that you’ll drive in the general direction until you reach something interesting? Probably not. Chances are you put more thought into where you are going instead of the experience of flying or driving there. Sure, the journey is part of the experience—but it’s the destination that you are working towards.
If you’re gearing up to get started on an OPTIFAST Program to help you torch body fat and become a confident new you, there are a few things that you should be doing beforehand to ensure that you are heading toward success. Some people sadly don’t prepare enough for the journey ahead of them and […]
Joining together for food and drink is one of the most fundamental aspects of human interaction. We crave socialization and friendship almost as we crave foods. We meet with friends and family members to find support and encouragement, to laugh and to cry, and to feel connected with another person for at least a short […]
Whatever you wish to accomplish in life, there are three fundamental steps you’ll have to take to get there. Set your goals Make a plan Monitor your progress as you set those plans in motion At the onset of your Optifast weight loss program you and your weight loss doctor will make a realistic goal […]