From A Dietician: How to Eat If You’re Trying to Lose Weight
Obesity has been a public health problem for decades. More than one-third – 34.9 percent or 78.6 million – of U.S. adults are obese, according to a study by the Journal of American Medicine, and there is no indication of a decline.
The weight loss industry is worth billions of dollars a year. Many people get into a frenzy trying to shed pounds and don’t understand why it’s not working.
The reasons are endless as are the number of ways you can improve your lifestyle so you burn more calories (and faster) than you consume. The following tips are several “rules of thumb” you should keep in mind when choosing what food, how much and when to put in your body.