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

The Secret to Safe Weight Loss


The safe way to lose weight begins with a thorough checkup by your family physician. He can check for any health problems that might defeat a simple diet plan. He can also help you set a reasonable weight-loss goal and plan a strategy to meet that goal within a reasonable time frame.

The big problem is that we all enjoy good food. So a diet that deprives you of the joy of eating is not likely to work in the long run. Therefore, the key is to avoid overeating. Here, then, are a few suggestions to help you to be "moderate" in your eating habits.

Don't skip breakfast! "Hunger and a feeling of deprivation get the best of you," warns The New Teenage Body Book. "You'll tend to load up on food - and calories - late in the day."

Drink a large glass of water before each meal. This will fill your stomach. Drinking adequate amounts of water also appears to play a role in reducing body-fat deposits. Doctors therefore recommend drinking at least eight glasses of water a day.

Don't eat and watch TV. Says Dr. Seymour Isenberg: "If you are busy watching TV . . . , you [can] begin eating like a machine."

Pray before you eat. Remember this, whether you believe in God or not, it (prayer) certainly cannot hurt. Prayer just may strengthen your resolve to eat moderately.

Eat slowly. It takes about 20 minutes for the stomach to signal the brain that it is full. Eating slowly will thus help you to "eat to satisfaction," but no more!

Find healthy alternatives to eating - especially if you have been in the habit of eating whenever you are bored, tense, lonely, or depressed. Talk to someone you trust. Go for a walk, or exercise. Work on a hobby. Listen to music. Do something you enjoy and this may help to keep your mind off your appetite.

Cephus Gunn is an independent marketing consultant and offers common-sense tips on health and weight loss for the informed consumer. For more information on health and safe weight loss, visit the web site http://www.yonitetrim.com/

Contact Cephus at solinc01@yahoo.comPlease note that this article is not a substitute for medical advice.


MORE RESOURCES:

ABC News

See 'Pawn Stars' Corey Harrison After 192-Pound Weight Loss
ABC News
Just like his buddy Chumlee, "Big Hoss," as they call Corey Harrison on "Pawn Stars," has dropped a lot of weight and it shows. Harrison, 31, told People magazine that at his highest he weighed more than 400 pounds, but that after the doctor put him on ...
Pawn Stars' Corey Harrison: 192-pound weight loss due to lap band surgeryExaminer.com
'Pawn Stars' Corey Harrison Loses 192 PoundsNews 92 FM
Corey Harrison Of 'Pawn Stars' Drops An Amazing 192 PoundsThe Inquisitr

all 11 news articles »


“We have people that have lost 300 pounds:” Milwaukee hosts TOPS weight loss ...
fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — You might notice extra activity downtown this weekend — not only is Bastille Days going on, but hundreds from all over the country and Canada are in town for TOPS's, international recognition days. TOPS stands for Take Off Pounds ...



Track meals for weight loss success
Tallahassee Democrat (blog)
These factors may be part of the problem, but when it comes to stubborn weight loss despite doing all the right things, the first place to look is at how much food you're actually eating. Even healthy food has calories, and if you eat too much of it ...



Bariatric weight-loss surgery
ABC30.com
On both the state and national levels, we are a step above most other weight-loss surgery programs. Our superb clinical outcomes have earned HealthGrades' five-star ratings and a Bariatric Excellence Award five years in a row (2009-2013), putting our ...



HEALTHBEAT4: Surgical options for weight loss
KTIV
"For someone with a BMI over 45 I would definitely try and council them about the sleeve or the bypass because it would give them a more sustained weight loss," said Dr. Gupta. Dr. Gupta says surgery does give patients a push to take the pounds off ...



CNN

He lost 153 pounds, won his first triathlon
CNN
He also keeps two pictures beside his bed, one from before his weight loss and one after, reminding himself every morning and every night, "Never again." Hoffman also continues to look for new ways to improve his personal fitness, describing himself as ...

and more »


Waist Trainers At Forefront Of Weight Loss Methods
CBS Local
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Women wanting to get a celebrity figure but trying to avoid going under the knife are opting for something else that they claim does not “waist” their time. Dozens of women have claimed they achieved smaller waists not from surgery ...



HEALTHY EATING: Life after weight loss
The Patriot Ledger
Things to consider before starting a weight loss plan: Over-focusing on exercise and neglecting to significantly change food habits is a recipe for failure. Both are important but an estimated 85 percent of weight loss results from managing food intake ...



9NEWS.com

Cats participate in weight loss challenge
9NEWS.com
The organization has teamed up with Hill's Science Diet for the 10-week Turnaround Weight Loss Challenge. "We really are just trying to give these cats a healthy start, get them off on the right foot into their new forever homes and make sure they have ...



Americans Prefer Surgeries, Drugs for Weight Loss
International Business Times AU
Americans prefer to consume weight loss medications drugs and weight loss surgery, in comparison to self-modification, which includes a healthy diet and exercise, reveals a study published in the Science Daily. The findings were shared at the annual ...


Google News


Advertisement



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

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.