What are the benefits of the low-carb diet?

Written by Christine Edwards

Are you one of those who hate dieting? Well, you are not alone, almost all of us haterepparttar deprivation from food that dieting brings to us. Aside fromrepparttar 150884 fact that our parents raise us to believe that food intake is necessary to keep us energetic, especially carbohydrates. Potatoes and breads arerepparttar 150885 essential members of our diet from morning, noon and night. Therefore, we resentrepparttar 150886 idea that carbohydrates are not good for us.

However, your thinking might change upon readingrepparttar 150887 low-carb diet overview. Inrepparttar 150888 low-carb diet overview, you will learn that energy does not come from carbohydrates alone. Low-carb diet overview will also tell you that good fats convert to energy much like carbohydrates, as we know it to be. Low-carb diet overview will likewise tell you aboutrepparttar 150889 recommended carbohydrates like whole grain, fruits and vegetables. However, you should minimize intake of carbohydrates to as low as 10% of your total calorie intake. If you can maintain your consumption of carbohydrates to as low as 10% of your calorie intake, you should eat more fats and moderate protein. Then,repparttar 150890 low-carb diet overview will berepparttar 150891 best tool to compliment your weight loss regimen and avoid jumping onrepparttar 150892 obese bandwagon.

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The Psychology of Weight Loss: Part 5 – Perspectives toward food!

Written by Greg Ryan Fitness Expert

Any dietary plan onrepparttar market has some portion of it that works, butrepparttar 150835 basic principle of any good eating program, no matter how sugarcoated, centers around calories IN— calories OUT.

The eating “only one type of food diets” will not be effective, and such a restricted diet defeats you mentally. Most diets are just too unrealistic for a person’s lifestyle. Plus they don’t supply enough basic nutritional needs for people to stay with them. Balance isrepparttar 150836 key! Attitude isrepparttar 150837 key to keeping balance!! Here are what I callrepparttar 150838 5 P’s of eating andrepparttar 150839 attitude one must take to keep food in check!

Perspectives toward food

Ask yourself, “Why do I eat?” Most will say, “I eat because I have to.” Well, think about it. Do you? If you eat just because you have to, then your choices will be more for taste. If you ate withrepparttar 150840 attitude that food was fuel, then how would you eat? You may be more likely to make a quality choice. Your attitude toward food is very important!

Pattern of eating

Do you driverepparttar 150841 same way to work every day? Do you go torepparttar 150842 same grocery store? Do you hang out withrepparttar 150843 same people most ofrepparttar 150844 time? The same thing is true with your food.

Chances are you eat atrepparttar 150845 same time, gobble uprepparttar 150846 same food types and in most cases, you take in roughlyrepparttar 150847 same amount of food on a weekly basis? Your body gets used to eatingrepparttar 150848 same types and same amounts. As in exercise, it is really important to incorporate a variety of foods in our daily eating to keep it off guard, so to speak.

Pushing your buttons

Why do you think advertisements are so powerful? They spark something inside of you and immediately you find yourself on autopilot going torepparttar 150849 refrigerator orrepparttar 150850 next fast food joint to get something you don’t need. Recognize this so you can make better choices.

Portion Control

Being aware of how much you eat at one time is very important. Take spaghetti for example—fifteen years agorepparttar 150851 doctors came out and endorsed pasta as a healthy food. While this is true, physicians didn’t explain portion control. Even though pasta may be a good food type, an extra hundred or two calories a few times a week adds up. Learn to pushrepparttar 150852 plate away.

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