Low fat and low-carb cooking does not have to be dull or boring. Healthy and nutritious can still mean flavorful and delicious, especially when you use these cooking tips to maximize the taste and boost your weight loss efforts. Much of it will come down to your preferred choice of cooking methods. Use fresh ingredients where possible and opt for a wide variety of colorful vegetables, fresh cuts of meat and an abundance of herbs and spices.
While some diets focus on net carbs, at FIT Medical Weight Loss we count total carbs in our diet plans. We believe that minimizing the amount of total carbohydrates will help you reach your goal weight quicker. Our focus is on healthy eating with plenty of healthy low fat, high protein and low carbohydrate food options on offer. Once you reach your goal weight, you can continue with our low-carb healthy eating plan to maintain your weight loss goals.
Sometimes it can feel like your appetite has a mind of its own which can be frustrating, especially while you are trying to lose weight. Some days it doesn’t matter what you do to take your mind off it, you are still hungry. Ideally you want to crush those cravings before they take hold and you end up eating something you regret. Here are some easy ways to curb your hunger, without adding unnecessary calories to your daily diet.
While your health and well-being are indeed a priority when you lose weight, your appearance also becomes a central part of the focus. Looking younger is a huge motivator to losing weight, and it can make you feel good about yourself in all aspects. Botox and fillers such as Juvederm can make you appear younger than your years and are a quick and easy way to give yourself the boost you need to inspire your confidence to soar.
There is something about winter that makes you want to snuggle up indoors and enjoy tempting hot food and drinks. Surprisingly, there are many healthy comfort dishes that you can enjoy without having to resort to heavy carb-laden alternatives. There is definitely no need to veer from your weight loss program in winter, in fact, it's quite the opposite. These recipes and other low calorie options will certainly inspire your creativity in the kitchen.
Sipping on a glass of fresh fruit or vegetable juice is indeed refreshing. It is possible, however, to have too much of a good thing. Fresh juice can be very high in sugar, even as much as a can of soda or other sweetened beverages in some cases. It is not a low calorie alternative by any stretch of the imagination, and some vegetables like carrots and beets are best to be avoided altogether. Drinking juice on a daily basis can play havoc with your weight loss plans.
When you lose weight your dress size will ultimately change. And, if your weight loss goals are ambitious, then you will find that you go through a number of sizes before you reach your goal weight. This can play havoc on your wardrobe and your budget. Having to source entire wardrobes for work and leisure can be an expensive exercise. Here are some tips to add some variety to your wardrobe without necessarily costing a fortune.
It hardly seems a week has passed after the celebration of the New Year before Valentine’s Day chocolates start to hit the shelf. And for those trying hard to stick to their weight loss program, these can be difficult days. They seem to be dotted up every aisle, in every store and unfortunately, don’t plan on going away anytime soon. There are however some things that you can do to avoid these chocolates. Here are our top tips to survive Valentine’s Day.
You probably know by now that your soda is loaded with sugar. Classic soda is a favorite, not only for the caffeine but also for the sugar it contains. Thankfully for your weight loss goal, there are many better ways to satisfy the need for caffeine or some satisfying bubbles while staying away from drinks with a high sugar content that will derail your diet.
There is something so delicious about the taste of Mediterranean food. Perhaps it’s the freshness of the ingredients, or the blending of the herbs and spices that come together just right to make your mouth water over the sights and smells of the food on offer. Whichever it is, there is no denying that a choice dish influenced by the Mediterranean can enhance all the other plates around it.