Have you ever gotten ready for work and found the only thing in your cupboard was a box of Fruit Loops or Cocoa Puffs? So, you ate a bowl full and a few hours later got that early morning sugar crash. It’s a bigger deal than you think because for anyone trying to lose fat/weight,…

Following are some tips for healthy eating at home, work, and elsewhere to help you get started. Try some of these ideas. Combine these tips with moderation in portion size appropriate for your daily caloric intake. Go to our “Tools” section to calculate your required daily calories. Start your day off right! Eat breakfast! Drink...
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Whats holding you back? Have you read other sections of our site? If you haven’t gotten into the battle of fat loss yet, you’ll want to separate the fact from the hype and Hype and Fiction. So, begin here! Hype and Fiction: Fad diets work for permanent weight loss. Fact: Fad diets often promise to...
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Eating healthy foods doesn’t mean losing flavor. You can choose and prepare low-fat foods that you and/or your family will enjoy. Follow these suggestions: Bread, Cereal, Rice and Pasta (Think Brown, i.e., whole grain) Eat 2-4 servings of grain products a day. Whole-grains and whole grain breads are low in fat; they’re also high in...
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The table below contains a list of sample foods that are best to eat. The second table contains a list of sample foods that are among those that are poorer to choose from. As a note, these samples are based on maintaining a low cholesterol diet. For those who have perfect cholesterol levels, nuts such...
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It seems that many are constantly seeking changes to his or her diet to obtain that healthy weight loss they desire. However, more often than not, these same people will not stick to any diet long enough to determine how the diet actually affects them. What must accompany your nutritional goal(s) is the evaluation of...
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The following table compares the energy expended by the body while performing different exercises or activities. The numbers given are average for a person of a general physical fitness level and are thus, subject to change depending on many factors. Some of these factors include: 1) Individual base metabolic rate (BMR) as each person is...
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Health magazines are always full of new ways to burn body fat faster than ever before. Modest to wild claims occur on a monthly basis as to what method is best to use. For the layperson, what is fact and what is fiction is often difficult to separate. This article should clarify some points for...
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