Losing Weight--Are You Really Ready For It?

Written by Oma Edoja

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(4)You’ve got to love yourself enough to do it, for you, not anyone else. You are special; there could never be another you. And your body is where you live, so it’s special too! Consideringrepparttar fact that you can’t change bodies should yours become worn, doesn’t it makes sense to take care ofrepparttar 131202 only body you have? A healthy body is an asset; it will help you to be more effective in many ways. Lose weight to become healthier, and more effective. Lose weight because you love you.

Taking these points into consideration will help you prepare to do what it takes to lose weight. Remember, you get what you attract. You reap what you sow. To reaprepparttar 131203 effect you must sowrepparttar 131204 cause.

Losing weight is within your power, if you will do what it takes. You do not need to make drastic changes; attempting this is where most people fall out. The changes you need are gradual; attempting one thing at a time –10 minutes of exercise, a little less food, one less soft drink – and then stick with it. Consistence is important to your success. Asking a friend or relation to hold you accountable can help you here.

If you were expecting some complicated formula, discovered inrepparttar 131205 ruins of Egyptian pyramids, once used by Queen Cleopatra, or a system derived by some cutting-edge technology in a Swiss clinic, I am happy to disappoint you! Losing weight is simply about burning up more calories than you consume. The aim of this article is to prepare you to do so. With this mental preparation I lost 10 kg in 2003. This way I have kept it off ever since.

This simple, natural way has helped many others succeed at weight loss, and it will continue to work for all who apply it. Forgetrepparttar 131206 fads. You can lose weight. But you must really and truly be ready to do what it takes. There are no short cuts. No one else is to blame for your success or failure but you. Take it one day, one step at a time. Keep doing what it takes, and in no time you’ll be there!

Copyright 2005 Oma Edoja

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Oma Edoja is a writer, motivational speaker and infopreneur. She knows what it’s like to fight the weight loss battle, and she knows how to win it! For more inspiration, tips and facts about weight loss please visit her blog: http://YouCanLoseWeight.blogspot.com Email her for Five Days of Weight Loss Motivation delivered to your box. Please contact her via her blog.

Does Fat Free Really Mean Free Of Fat?

Written by Jerry Byler

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Then, multiply that number by 100 and you’ll haverepparttar total percent of fat calories inrepparttar 131199 food. In this example, 50 fat calories divided by 80 total calories equals .625 times 100 equals 62˝%. In this example, nearly 63 percent ofrepparttar 131200 total calories of this food are from fat!

Also, usingrepparttar 131201 math above, you can figure out how much fat that 2 percent milk, 2 percent cheese, 2 percent cottage cheese and lean ground beef contain. You’ll probably discover these foods are mush “fatter” than you realized!

Trans fats should be avoided as much as possible as they can increase your risk of heart disease. Trans fats are also known as hydrogenated fats and are added to many processed foods including most baked foods (crackers, cookies, breads, etc.).

Ifrepparttar 131202 food contains trans fats,repparttar 131203 ingredient label will usually read: contains hydrogenated oil OR partially hydrogenated oil OR vegetable shortening OR margarine. Avoid these foods likerepparttar 131204 plague!

By knowing how to read food labels and understandingrepparttar 131205 word “fat”, you can purchase diet foods more wisely and lose weight successfully.

Jerry Byler is the Webmaster of three diet and weight loss blogs. To discover dieting information on how you can lose weight quickly and easily, please visit the following: http://www.WeightLossProduct.blogspot.com http://www.diet-top-secrets.blogspot.com http://www.BestDietPlans.blogspot.com

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