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

Want to Succeed on Your Diet, Find a Diet Buddy


If you're like most people who tried losing weight on a diet and failed it's probably because you didn't have enough support. Sure family, friends and even your spouse can help but one the best ways to succeed on a diet is to choose a diet buddy. The best diet buddy is someone whose goals are similar to yours. If you have to lose 10 pounds and they have to lose 60 that's not a good match. The more weight you have to lose the closer that person should be to you physically. If you've only got five to ten pounds to lose that person could be across the street or across the country. However if you have 40 pounds to lose you really need someone who can offer you more support. One of the most effective weight loss methods is keeping a journal of what you eat and how much you exercise. You should exchange your journal with your diet buddy and help each other correct mistakes you may have made. You should meet with your diet buddy as often as possible. One of the best places is to meet at the gym every morning and compare your journals over breakfast. Another good alternative is lunchtime, this helps you make smart healthy food choices and resist the temptation to pig out.Try to avoid choosing someone who you live with as your diet buddy. Sibling rivalry or spousal spats are a natural part of life, causing stress and anxiety about not having the full support of your diet buddy leads to unnecessary anxiety and stress or emotional related eating.

Be sure you and your buddy set up goals and rewards for yourselves. Think going shopping or going to the movies, not hot fudge sundaes. Realize it's ok to have some non diet foods like pizza occasionally. Just make sure occasionally means occasionally. Try experimenting with healthy recipes or new foods with each other. If each of you suggests one new food item a week it can help break the monotony of rice cakes on a regular basis. Remember you and your diet buddy are in this together and are not competing with one another. It's not supposed to be competition of who can lose the most, or fit into their skinny jeans first, it's about helping and supporting a friend.

This article was written by Allison Preston who runs http://www.Fitness-Web.com, a website dedicated to bringing you health and fitness articles and information and reviews of fitness programs and infomercials.

NOTE: You're welcome to "reprint" this article online as long as it remains complete and unaltered (including the "about the author" info at the end).


MORE RESOURCES:

WFAA

Weight loss patch gets an 'F' from BBB
WFAA
GRAPEVINE — A damaged knee and ankle makes walking — let alone exercise — painful for 72-year-old Florence Orr. That's why she turned recently to a weight loss patch called Sveltox. "The first couple of days I lost a couple of pounds," she said.



How to Keep Healthy Habits After Weight Loss
Shape Magazine
A few years ago, I realized I'd been unhappy with my body for a while. I'd simply given in to my expanding waistline and made regular stops at Old Navy and Target to buy larger pants. I weighed nearly 230 pounds. I'm six feet tall, so it doesn't look ...



Medical Xpress

Public Release: 27-Jan-2015 Both weight loss and weight gain linked with ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Both weight gain and weight loss in older (postmenopausal) women are associated with increased incidence of fracture, but at different anatomical sites, finds a study published in The BMJ this week. The findings also challenge the traditional view that ...
Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older WomenPhilly.com
Weight gain 'does not cut fracture risk' after menopauseNursing Times

all 8 news articles »


WCPO

No magic pills for weight loss, but medical options can help
WCPO
While there aren't miracle cures, there are medical programs to help you lose weight. Medical weight loss centers such as the one at St. Elizabeth treat someone's weight as a chronic condition, working toward a life change instead of a one-time fix ...

and more »


No. 2 weight-loss diet
U-T San Diego
A weight-loss program offered by Sharp Rees-Stealy Center for Health Management, developed by HMR Weight Management Services, was recently named the No. 2 Best Weight-Loss Diet in U.S. News & World Reports' Best Diets of 2015. HMR's programs ...



Patch.com

Makers of Green Coffee Bean Weight Loss Pills Featured on Dr. Oz Must Pay $9 ...
Patch.com
“Lindsey Duncan and his companies made millions by falsely claiming that green coffee bean supplements cause significant and rapid weight loss,” said Jessica Rich, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection. “This case shows that the Federal ...
Federal Govt Fines Dr. Oz's Favorite Weight Loss Aid for Making BS ClaimsMediaite
US bans deceptive ads by green coffee weight-loss marketerReuters
Dr. Oz's Favorite Weight Loss Pills Now Part Of $9M Refund Settlement: The ...Medical Daily
The Hill -eMaxHealth -The Consumerist
all 61 news articles »


Doctor discusses new weight loss device
WNYT
It's the first weight loss device to get FDA approval since 2007. However, does it really work? A local doctor shares his thoughts. “Well the studies are inconclusive so far,” said Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Paul Singh. He is talking about the Vagal Nerve ...

and more »


NewMeMD: Dramatic weightloss with the HCG diet
FOX10 News
NewMeMD is a weightloss and wellness clinic that focuses on treating the patient's body, as well as the mind, because without changing the mind, long term weight loss will not be possible. NewMeMD offers medical and non-medical weight loss options, ...



Healthful eating, activity habits lead to success in weight-loss resolutions
Herald-Mail Media
Did you make a resolution to lose weight in the new year? Don't give up. You can make small changes in your daily eating and activity habits that will make big differences in your weight and overall health. In addition to helping you feel and look ...

and more »


DailyFinance

Bogus Weight-Loss Claims Leads to $9 Million in Fines
DailyFinance
Duncan touted the weight-loss benefits of green coffee bean extract through appearances on "The Dr. Oz Show," "The View" and other TV programs. Duncan used his "Dr. Oz" appearance in his marketing campaign after the show aired, the complaint stated.


Google News


Advertisement



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

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.