The only ways to lose weight (without surgery or prescription medications) are:
The sensible way to lose weight is to eliminate the foods with little or no nutritional value beyond the concentrated calories they contain: refined carbohydrates and added fats. The guidelines for diabetics apply for anyone who needs to lose weight, particularly if you store most of your weight in your belly. Avoid foods that raise insulin to high levels such as bakery products, pasta, and foods with added sugars. You should eat enough whole grains, beans, and vegetables to keep you full and satisfied. Eat root vegetables and fruits only with other foods.
The Fitness section of drmirkin.com has lots of ideas to help you start and maintain an exercise program. Research on weight loss and healthful eating is reported in the Nutrition section. I recommend Intermittent Fasting.
When one person in a household needs to lose weight, the whole family should cooperate. Foods made with refined carbohydrates and added fats should be kept out of the house. Everyone will benefit from eating more vegetables, whole grains and beans.
— Eat fruits and root vegetables only with meals.
— Avoid bread and other foods made from
flour or ground-up grains as much as possible
– use whole grains instead.
— Limit serving sizes.
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