Diet Tips and Articles

Have a read of some of my Diet and weight loss Tips and Articles!

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1. Feeling full on a low calorie diet
If you are on a low calorie diet it is important to know what foods to eat so you won't feel too hungry. Protein keeps you full a lot longer than carbohydratess and it is slower release energy so you won't get energy highs and then crashes…



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2. How to lose weight with calorie counting and workout dvds
Nutrition is important, but one of the big keys to weight loss is calories in versus calories out! Portion sizes are a big key. A lot of people estimate their portion sizes and they can tend to keep creeping up and up without them realising…



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3. Don't cut calories too drastically
Don't cut calories too drastically. A lot of dieters make the big mistake of thinking that the less they eat the more weight they will lose. The problem is that it doesn't work that way! If you continually eat less than your body requires you will go into starvation mode!…



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4. How do I increase my energy levels?
There are many reasons why your energy levels could be low. Some of them could be medical so in that case medical advice should be sought! If it is just general tiredness, however, then you guessed it, exercise will do wonders!…



5. How much water should I drink?water glasses
The amount of water it is necessary to drink in order to maintain correct hydration levels can vary from person to person. It is largely dependent on weight and physical exertion levels. A general guideline is 0.6-0.7 ounces per pound (39ml/kg) of body weight…



6. Healthy Snack alternatives to junk food
Dry cereal (low fat) will definitely have less calories than junk food. Another low calorie snack is air popped pop corn, low fat flavored rice crackers, wasabi dried peas, pretzels, rice cakes with some sort of savory spread or the flavored rice cakes…



chicken drumsticks7. Is my Low Carbohydrate diet stopping my weight loss?
Cardiovascular exercise requires glucose as its preferred fuel source so low carbohydrate diets may not provide enough fuel for your body to function properly with the added stress of exercise. Carbs are like the tinder that helps to ignite the fat…



beans8. What are some Protein Sources for Vegetarians
Ok, so we all know that protein is the building block of out muscles, so when we are working out we need to make sure we get enough protein! So what about if u are either a vegetarian or just not a big meat fan?…



green beans with measuring tape9. Dieting 101 – Where do I start?
If you have never dieted before all of the information out there can seem a little overwhelming. There are so many different diet and exercise programs and everyone seems to have a different opinion. Well, in adding to those opinions I believe that the key to successful weight management is to create healthy habits SLOWLY…



10. How much salt should I eat?
Why is it that things that taste soooo good are usually bad for us? Add some salt and fat to pretty much any food and it is destined to tantalize the taste buds. But, unfortunately too much salt is bad for our health…



protein shake11. Protein Powder Shake Idea
So we should all be quite aware that if we are trying to build muscle we need to be eating sufficient protein! Because eating a juicy steak or some chicken breast is not always convenient there are many protein supplements, which can be used instead…



12. Weight Loss for Vegetarians
One of the biggest problems for vegetarians is that they eat way too many carbohydrates and not enough protein. Protein is what promotes lean muscle growth which is necessary to revv up your metabolism and get that fat loss happening…



measuring waist13. How not to gain weight over the holidays
Why is it that whenever we think of holidays we somehow associated it with food! For those who are trying to lose weight or maintain their weight these can be tricky times of the year…however, it is possible not to gain weight and still enjoy yourself… 



Bathroom Scales by Greenphile14. How to break through a weight loss plateau
If you have ever dieted seriously then chances are you have hit a dreaded weight loss plateau. You may have been losing steadily each week, but all of a sudden the diet and exercise regimen doesn't seem to be working anymore and the scales are just not shifting! Well, the good news is that there is a way to get past this plateau and it may not be that difficult at all!…



bread basket15. Are Carbohydrates Bad for Weight Loss?
Carbohydrates often get a bad rep for causing you to put on weight, the fact is, however, that there are different kinds of carbohydrates – and not all of them are bad. The main reason why carbohydrates have been black listed in many diets is because of the ways we eat them. Pasta in itself isn't that bad, but smothering it in creamy Carbonara sauce is another story



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So what is the answer to losing weight and maintaining it long term? The key is to slowly replace those unhealthy habits, which have gotten us into the over weight state in the first place, with healthier, do-able options…



Carrots17. What is Clean Eating and how can it help you lose weight?
Clean eating is a term used for eating foods as close to their natural state as possible – basically unprocessed, good quality protein, carbohydrates, vegetables and fats – not the pre-packaged, highly processed varieties! If you can't see the ingredients you are eating then its not clean! 



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18. Diet and Exercise Tips 2
It’s no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It keeps your appetite in check so you don’t overeat throughout the day and keeps you energized and focus through the difficult early morning hours. But not just any old breakfast will do; it must be healthy to make a difference. Lean protein mixed with some complex carbs is a great way to start the day…



journal by BrandonSigma19. Set realistic goals to get in the best shape of your life!
The number one reason why most people fail to achieve their dream results is because they set unrealistic goals. Their mind-set is all or nothing and they throw themselves into a diet and exercise regime that would daunt an athlete, only to run out of steam a few weeks, or at best, months down the track.