If we are eating 99% fat free, why are we 99% fat?!Written by Sheridan Woodcroft
Unfortunately, obesity is reaching epidemic proportions, with over 60% of our population now overweight. We need to take control of this problem NOW. There are three terms that need to be understood in order to take control of your weight - fat, fibre, and carbohydrates. Fat is fairly straight forward. Fibre is anything that grows out of ground… mainly fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains, and berries. The important thing to know about fibre is that acid in your stomach won’t break it down, so when you eat fibre, it fills you up faster and keeps you full longer. Finally, Carbohydrates are foods that are naturally sweet, or anything made with sugar or flour. Most people have heard that if you eat low fat or no fat foods you can lose weight. Well in reality,
The Most Important Tip for Permanent Weight LossWritten by Jill Fleming, MS, RD
The Most Important Tip for Permanent Weight Loss www.ThinChoices.com If you want to become thin, think as your thin friends do. The Hunger-Satisfaction Scale (shown below) can help you learn how to do this. Every time that sit down to eat a meal or a snack, ask yourself where you fit on HSS scale. In ‘thin world’, you would remain between a four and a six most of time. This is secret to how thin people always appear to be so in control of their appetites.