Our USDA is set to release new guidelines on the overweight and obesity problems in America. One suggestion is to eat less food and watch less TV. Well, duh! We eat too many calories from sugar. Well,duh! We eat too much salt from processed food.Well,duh! No telling how much money in grants and investigations we spent on this guideline brilliance.
Archive for March, 2011
Our govment says more overweight people are riding buses and new rules are being written for safety. The minimum weight is being raised to 175 pounds and fewer people can ride in each bus. Also theamount of room will be liberalized to accommodate the larger people.
At that point you can kick start your weight loss again by selecting good carbs not processed carbs that encourage fat preservation. Good carb examples would be vegetables,fruit and whole grains rather than sugar,fruit juice and refined grains. We can help you lose weight at Slender Solutions.
By eating whole grains you lower your risk for obesity, heart disease and diabetes.Don’t get confused, I said whole grain not whole wheat. Whole grains and their fiber give you that “full Sensation” that can curb your appetite and let you lose weight easier. We have lots of tips at Slender Solutions to help you lose extra fat.
Sugar consumption is adding “empty calories” to your diet and adding weight in the form of fat. Also,some people eating very high carbohydrate diets can develop dyslipidemia. That’s not good! That’s high triglycerides and low HDL and that combo increases the risk for heart disease. Being overweight or obese adds fuel to the fire. Sugar appears to raise triglycerides the most.
After a while oversized serving become the norm. Over time we have increased the size of meals as well as plate size. At some diners you don’t get a plate, you get a platter! Weight gain and waist size are controlled by portion size. Lose weight by portion control. We can help you at Slender
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Just because the label says 15 grain bread or organic does not mean its the healthiest bread . It may have 120 calories per slice. That is 240 calories in your sandwich. And there may not be any whole grain flour in that bread. So you were fooled again and you just got fatter and not healthier.
We ate 430 calories from grains a day in 1970. Now we eat 625 calories from grain of which 90% is refined. The caloric intake upwards amounts to about 19 pounds of fat a year in gained weight. We also added about 60 calories in the form of sugar. And people wonder why we are getting fatter. It’s the carbs.