Thursday, January 26, 2012

Some Healthy Decisions That Helps in Fat Loss

When you exercise consistently one thing you'll need to also look at is your diet and what you are eating. The key to successful weight loss is developing healthy diet and exercise habits.  If you have a high protein and low calorie diet you will lose weight as your body burns carbohydrates first and then goes to burning fat.  According to the Mayo Clinic, "Weight loss comes down to burning more calories that you take in. You can do that by reducing extra calories from food and beverages and increasing calories burned through physical activity."

I include quite a bit of chicken and tuna in my diet because those foods are good sources of protein.  Tuna fish is easy to make because it is in a can and all you have to do is add a little bit of light mayo to it and you can make a good sandwich or salad. Here is a list of possible recipes with tuna so that you don't have to make just sandwiches.

People also should drink an adequate amount of water.  Eight glasses of water is recognized by most people as the required amount of water a body needs in a day.  This seems like a lot and can be difficult but if you keep a bottle of water by you during the day and take occasional sips it may become easier.  For more information on the importance of drinking enough water and how it relates to losing weight and becoming healthier here's a good explanation. You should also try to stay away from sodas and other drinks that have a lot of sugars in them because the sugars can be converted into fat. One can of soda contains 160 calories that have no other nutritional value.  There are better ways to get hydrated than drinking sodas so you should try to stay away from them if you want to lose weight and live healthier.

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