Food is the sustenance of life. Your body requires nutrients to thrive, and we get those nutrients through our diets. However, your body only requires so much food before it is satisfied. When you eat too much, most excess nutrients are discarded as waste while some are put into storage, waiting for the chance to be used as energy at a future date.
Although some people want to lose weight for a special event, most people who start a weight loss plan are looking for long-term results. We want to lose weight once and keep it off for life. Permanent weight loss success is the result of lifestyle changes and creating new habits, not short-term diets. Use these tips to achieve weight loss that lasts.
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.
Many people who are struggling with unwanted belly fat and obesity search for a diet plan that will have beneficial weight loss along with long term results to help avoid yo-yo type dieting. One such medical weight loss plan is the OPTIFAST Weight Loss program. The Optifast plan is what is known as a very […]
Increasing your activity level during your OPTIFAST program can help you with your weight loss efforts. Maintaining an active lifestyle as you reach the end of your OPTIFAST weight loss program and transition back to a traditional diet may help you maintain a healthier weight level.
A lot of people focus on the way their body looks as they lose weight, and for good reason. The size of your waist line may change dramatically as you follow your OPTIFAST program, and this is something that people will notice about you. However, that isn’t the only change you can look forward to.
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 […]
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 Optifast […]
You’ve probably heard that you should eat less sugar, avoid artificial sweeteners, and watch how much fat you eat. And while limiting your fat and sugar intake can help you with weight management and avoid certain diseases, it’s also important to take a closer look at the salt (sodium) in your diet.
If you’re just getting started with weight loss you’ve likely given a lot of thought to your individual weight loss goals. Perhaps these are milestones you’ve dreamed of reaching for years before beginning medical weight loss, or maybe they’re the landmarks you discussed with Dr. Chhabra during your initial consultation—regardless, keeping your goals within easy […]