This week when you eat, we want to focus on being satisfied, not being full. Satisfied means you ate enough food so that you are not hungry. Being full is that feeling of being stuffed. Many of us eat too much food. Every plate shouldn’t be that Thanksgiving portion. When you feel stuffed, you have overeaten. Your stomach is only this big. One of the greatest ways to stay satisfied is to eat on a schedule that includes scheduling your major meals and snacks and to only eat at these times. This stops us from random grazing or snacking out of boredom and also prevents us from overeating at major meals. If you feel like grazing wait until your snack time to eat the food. The other big tip is portion control. If this much food will make you satisfied when you’re not hungry, the same amount will satisfy you when you are hungry. Often people wait so long to eat that there are super hungry and psychologically think you need more food.
Often people tell us the reason they did lose weight the way they wanted to was because they could not get out and exercise. We all know that we should exercise to keep our weight in check. The problem is research shows that when people devote time to one
They both had been losing weight at some of the fastest rates of anyone in the program, but yet they were upset. Both of these patients showed tremendous dedication to exercise and the dietary concept, so we did not think they would quit.
We are finding that a lot of people do not eat enough vegetables. We have heard everything from I do not like vegetables to “I only eat peas corn and carrots (all of which are high in carbs).” Veggies are essential to weight loss because they fill you up,
It’s a known fact that anything you do to lose weight will work in the beginning. However, to keep losing weight, you have to get into the chemistry of weight loss. An understanding of the fat storage insulin helps.
As much as we talk about carb and protein numbers, calories are still important. If someone sticks to their carb and protein numbers and eats reasonably, they don’t need to think about the calories. There’s one exception — ridiculous calories