Why Diets Are A Waste Of Time & Money - What You Can Do Instead

Written by Paul Wilson

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Try semi-skimmed milk and then progress torepparttar fully skimmed. Ignorerepparttar 131483 slightly grey colour and enjoy its increased calcium and vitamins compared torepparttar 131484 greasy un- skimmed product. Vegetarians should also be aware that many vegetable-based products could be as heavy in fat as those that are meat based. Biscuits are generally very high in fat, typically around 25% but much higher again if chocolate coated. The problem with biscuits is that you can easily take in a substantial part of your daily calories without feeling as though you have eaten anything but a few mouthfuls. If you need a snack have some fruit instead or low fat yoghurt.

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Don't Blame Me If I'm Fat!

Written by Jim Foster

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Is a low-carb / low-fat (take your pick) snack bar really that good for you? Take a look atrepparttar ingredients list - can you decipher all those numbers? Do you understand what a 'partially hydrogenated oil" is?

What about those great 'health' bars forrepparttar 131481 kids - they even haverepparttar 131482 healthy tick on them (indicating they are recommended byrepparttar 131483 American Heart Association). On closer inspection those 'healthy snacks' are nothing but lots of refined sugar, some white flour, trans fats, and a host of other chemicals. But hey - they're low in fat so they must be good? Right?

Findingrepparttar 131484 Right Food

It's a nightmare. What exactly is good for you? Who do you believe? Next time you see those bright colors, and eye-catching ads - do your own inspection ofrepparttar 131485 ingredients list - you might be surprised.

Recently we bought some cranberry juice for our young daughter who had a slight urine infection - knowing that cranberry has some useful medicinal properties. Like any frazzled parent, having time to stand and stare atrepparttar 131486 nutrition panel while shopping with children is a rarity. That night our daughter had trouble getting to sleep, and woke up 3 or 4 times inrepparttar 131487 night. This is unusual for her.

On closer inspection ofrepparttar 131488 so-called cranberry juice - we discovered that only 30% is actually cranberry, andrepparttar 131489 rest is water and 'high fructose corn syrup' - a chemically altered sugar with a fair share of (anecdotally) noted poor health affects.

What Is The Answer?

If obesity had a simple cause, don't you think we would haverepparttar 131490 answer by now? Good diet and exercise arerepparttar 131491 answer - but when we have large corporations spending millions to make us buy their food - it doesn't seem so simple anymore. Go figure - profit inrepparttar 131492 food industry is made by either people buying more food, or sourcing/manufacturing basic ingredients at less cost. How does good nutrition factor in this? Are you starting to getrepparttar 131493 picture?

There is no miracle weight loss cure - no diet plan that will fit everyone. The only long term answer is understanding how your own body reacts torepparttar 131494 foods you eat. Weight loss is not a 6 week program, but a lifelong commitment to good nutrition and lifestyle.

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