Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Weight Loss Secrets -- It's About Perspectives!

Any dietary plan on the market has some portion of it that works, but the basic principle of any good eating program, no matter how sugarcoated, centers around calories IN- calories OUT.

The eating "only one type of food diets" will not be effective, and such a restricted diet defeats you mentally. Most diets are just too unrealistic for a person's lifestyle. Plus they don't supply enough basic nutritional needs for people to stay with them. Balance is the key! Attitude is the key to keeping balance!!

Perspectives toward food

Ask yourself, "Why do I eat?" Most will say, "I eat because I have to." Well, think about it. Do you? If you eat just because you have to, then your choices will be more for taste. If you ate with the attitude that food was fuel, then how would you eat? You may be more likely to make a quality choice. Your attitude toward food is very important!

Pattern of eating

Do you drive the same way to work every day? Do you go to the same grocery store? Do you hang out with the same people most of the time? The same thing is true with your food.

Chances are you eat at the same time, gobble up the same food types and in most cases, you take in roughly the same amount of food on a weekly basis? Your body gets used to eating the same types and same amounts. As in exercise, it is really important to incorporate a variety of foods in our daily eating to keep it off guard, so to speak.

Pushing your buttons

Why do you think advertisements are so powerful? They spark something inside of you and immediately you find yourself on autopilot going to the refrigerator or the next fast food joint to get something you don't need. Recognize this so you can make better choices.

Portion Control

Being aware of how much you eat at one time is very important. Take spaghetti for example-fifteen years ago the doctors came out and endorsed pasta as a healthy food. While this is true, physicians didn't explain portion control. Even though pasta may be a good food type, an extra hundred or two calories a few times a week adds up. Learn to push the plate away.


This may sound like common sense, but with our busy lifestyles, pre-planning meals in advance is far from simple. However, pre-planning is essential.

For most of us all we can do to just keep up with the day's activities, much less cook in advance. It really boils down to time management. If you have good choices in the refrigerator, you will be more likely to eat that food. When healthy foods are unavailable, you will go out of your way to the pantry, pizza parlor, or fast food restaurant for immediate gratification.

In a nut shell:

In some instances what we eat, when we eat it and how much we eat is due to a physiological reaction. However, it could be both emotional and physiological.

Diabetes is at an all-time high in adults and in teenagers. Often, when you wait too long in-between meals, blood sugar levels drop. This is when you may crave foods you normally don't eat.

One very easy practice to take is to try to control your blood sugar levels daily by watching the types, the amounts, and the times that you eat. Eating right has a lot to do with how you look at food, how much you eat and what you eat. Recognize if you have eating patterns. The patterns may be lifestyle, emotional, physically related or all the above. Pre-planning meals and shopping ahead solves a lot of the poor decision making. Learn to push yourself away from the table. YOU WILL EAT TOMORROW!

From the suggestion box:

If you have excessive eating habits, they may be emotionally related. Figure out your bad habits and counteract them.

Pre-plan the week, if possible. You'll make better choices if you have better choices from which to choose.

Food journal twice a month with times, types and amounts of food eaten.

Snacking throughout the day helps overeating.

Eat until comfortable - you will eat tomorrow.

Eat with your opposite hand.

Sit while you are eating.

LOSE WEIGHT IMMEDIATELY! FREE MINI COURSE click here Discover the common sense way to lose weight with out dieting that the doctor's DON'T want you to know. Greg Ryan is a best selling author, former employee of Kathy Smith, and high profile fitness expert.


Knoxville News Sentinel

Orbera: New weight-loss balloon now available in Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel
Barring any complications, she'll have it in for six months as part of a comprehensive weight-loss program that includes diet and exercise. She hopes to lose 30 to 40 pounds before it's taken out, and she'll keep meeting weekly with a nutritionist and ...

Tech Insider (blog)

7 common myths about obesity and weight loss
Tech Insider (blog)
More than a third of US adults are obese. But despite its increasing prevalence in America and around the world, obesity — and what actually causes weight gain and loss — is frequently misunderstood. Frustrated by rampant misinformation, a large ...

CBS News

Obesity in youth may harm health later in life, even after weight loss
CBS News
A new study finds that even if overweight or obese young women slim down later on, obesity-linked damage to the heart may linger for decades. The research shows that even formerly overweight women remain at heightened risk for sudden cardiac death ...
Even After Weight Loss, Obesity Poses Danger Later in Life, New Study SaysChinatopix
Obesity in youth may harm health later in lifeWTSP 10 News
Overweight, obesity in early adulthood raises risk for sudden cardiac deathMedical News Today
all 20 news articles »

ABC News

5 Toxic Thoughts That Get in the Way of Weight Loss
ABC News
Many of the clients I work with have a pretty good handle on what they should be eating. They know which foods are the most nutritious, and they have the access and the resources to make good choices. What often gets in the way, however, is motivation; ...

and more »

New York Times (blog)

Well | Counting Your Bites for Weight Loss
New York Times (blog)
Bite counting for weight loss is not a new idea. Many weight-loss programs suggest that people chew slowly and thoughtfully, paying close attention to the sensory experience of eating. But Dr. West wanted to do more than have people be mindful of their ...

New weight loss procedure with results as dramatic as 12 pounds a week
There's a new way to trim the fat. No, we are not talking about the turkey, we are talking about your waistline. It is probably not something you want to think about right before you serve up your Thanksgiving plate, but we found an amazing new weight ...

Top Weight Loss Stocks
Thanksgiving is over and next up on the list is the holiday gift giving season. At this point, it is getting too late to give a retail stock idea. Instead, let's look out another month two and see if we can be positioned for where consumers and ...

and more »

NY City News

More Fat Means More Difficult Weight Loss
Youth Health Magzine
Indeed, weight loss is not as simple or straightforward as achieving a calorie deficit or burning more calories and taking less. According to the researchers from UK's University of Cambridge and Japan's Toho University, fat cells, specifically brown ...
Study Links Weight Loss with Fat Stored In BodyNY City News
Weight Loss: Stored Fat Resists Your Attempts To Shed Pounds, Study FindsHeadlines & Global News
Too much stored fat in body makes weight loss process harderMyTechBits

all 87 news articles »


Woman says weight loss company ViSalus used her pictures to promote products ...
INKSTER, Mich. (WXYZ) - She has a truly inspirational story, but says a diet supplement company exploited it. Arica Hankins says she was heavy for her whole life, then in 2012 she decided to make a drastic change. After talking with a friend who ...

Washington Times

Trent Williams continuing to benefit from weight loss and healthier diet
Washington Times
Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams (71) greets fans as he prepares to enter the field before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) more >. By Anthony Gulizia - The ...

and more »

Google News


Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright LLC. All rights reserved.