Ensure you are eating at least 3 servings from each of the five food groups – see our food chart in another article. Eating food that is high in fiber i.e. grains, fruits and vegetables are good for you. Apart from giving wholesome nutrients, it ensures you are not constipated. Combine your food with low-fat milk and low cholesterol cooking oil. Make dramatic reductions in [...]
Fitness, Exercise and Weight Management
Read articles packed with information about healthy eating and exercise that can positively impact your weight management goals.
Fitness and Weight Management What is weight management? Weight management is all of these things: Attempt to lose fat without losing muscle. Attempt to gain muscle without gaining fat. Attempt to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time. Eating a nutritionally perfect diet that complements your weight management effort. Practicing a lifestyle that complements your weight management effort. The reality is that most [...]
Healthy Eating and Fitness go Hand-in-Hand It is common knowledge that healthy eating and fitness of the body is the secret to good health and longevity. But, due to our hectic lifestyles, we often ignore this simple truth and end up feeling tired with hardly any energy to make it through the day. But if you truly wish to change this bad situation for the [...]
Healthy Eating and Exercise Plan Getting started on healthy eating and exercise plan Healthy eating is about creating a healthy eating plan that meets all your daily caloric needs (roughly 1,800 - 2,000 calories). Most people assume that eating healthy is all about eating adequate servings from each of the five food groups. This would be true in a general sense but there would be [...]
Healthy Exercise and Eating Exercise is considered such an important part of life that the US Department of Agriculture put it on the Food Guide Pyramid. Healthy exercise and eating complement each other and are absolutely vital to weight loss programs as well as to maintain ideal weight. Regular exercise along with healthy eating improves the quality of life as well as your physical fitness. [...]
Adolescent Weight Management and Fitness Are your kids growing up well? Are they healthy and strong or are they just growing vertically (and often horizontally too)? What are your son's or daughter's diet requirements? Are they receiving adequate amount of calories or are you worried they might be gorging on the wrong type of calories i.e. empty calories from sodas or overdoses of calories from [...]