Track food intake. Keep a food diary and see where you can cut out foods with a lot of calories but little or no nutritional value, like sugary sodas, sweets, and animal fats. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Eat healthy snacks. Cut down on portion sizes. Don't completely deprive yourself of foods you like or you may be tempted to overindulge. Moderation is the way to go.
Weight loss. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training.
Weight loss. The time-proven way to lose a little bit of weight quickly is fasting. Find a meditation center or retreat house that sponsors weekends for such purposes. Drink plenty of water and take a vitamin. Repeated, intermittent 24-hour fasts or partial fasts are good for the soul and do not have significant medical adverse effects. It offers an opportunity to examine the role of weight/food in your life. Read more...