Is there a difference between eating a calorie from fruit and vegetables and a calorie from junk food? Recently you can look up how companies are trying to say that it doesn’t matter what you eat as long as you are within your daily limit. Whenever companies that try to make money say something I … Continue reading The Difference Between “Healthy” Calories and “Junk Food” Calories
How do I create a plan for weight loss to be successful? There are three steps you should take to create a successful weight loss plan. Step 1: Understand what it takes to lose weight. Most people don’t have a good understanding of what it takes to lose weight. They are so enamored by fad … Continue reading How to Create a Successful Weight Loss Plan
What is the best strategy for successful weight loss? Is nutrition as equal as exercise in weight loss? Weight loss is a numbers game. It’s all about creating a calorie deficit. Therefore, the best strategy for successful weight loss involves generating a calorie deficit using the path of least resistance. With this in mind, focusing … Continue reading Diet vs. Exercise for Weight Loss
Is it possible to eat 10,000 calories in a day? It’s definitely possible. Consuming this many calories in a day isn’t uncommon for Olympic swimmers who are training. This article breaks it down into three 3,000 calorie meals and a 1,000 calorie “snack”: How Would You Eat Ryan Lochte's 10,000-Calorie Per Day Diet? It also … Continue reading What a 10,000 Calorie Day Actually Looks Like
How can I stay focused on my diet? There have only been two times in my life when I have stayed focused on my diet. The first was in 2009. It was the first time I decided I was going to lose weight. I wasn’t happy with what I saw in the mirror and one … Continue reading How to Stay Focused on Your Diet
Can anyone share your inspiring weight loss story so that I get motivated to lose weight? An inspirational movie may be the spark that ignites your weight loss journey. At least that was the case for me. One night in September 2009, I was lounging around on my couch flipping through channels. A few months … Continue reading The Unlikely Inspiration for My 30 Pound Weight Loss Journey
Which one of these foods below does a person, willing to lose weight, give up first? Pastries Chocolate and sweets Fried food I’ll give two answers: A logical answer An answer I’d give to a close friend or family member First, I’ll answer the question from a pure numbers perspective since that is what matters … Continue reading Which Foods Should You Give Up First When Trying to Lose Weight?
How do I count calories to lose weight? How is it possible to know, for example, how many calories are in the food I eat at the school cafeteria? Unless I’m eating anything that came in a package, I won’t know the calories. Also, how do I know how many calories my body needs in … Continue reading How to Count Calories for Weight Loss
How many calories do I have to consume daily to lose weight? In order to lose weight, you must be in a calorie deficit This means you need to consume fewer calories than what is necessary to maintain your current weight. You’ve probably heard this before, but how do you get to your specific number? … Continue reading How Many Calories Should You Consume Daily for Weight Loss?
What are the best mobile apps for calorie counting? For any phone. (Even apps not specifically designed to be run on a phone, as long as you can realistically run them on some phone.) Please keep arguments about whether calorie counting is a good or bad thing out of the answers. That's for another question. … Continue reading Why I Use MyFitnessPal to Count Calories