Posts tagged weight loss
Slow metabolism?

Do you blame your plateaus and lack of further weight loss on your slow metabolism?

That has to be it, right? Maybe you just aren’t gifted with the fast metabolism that others have…

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Quality or Quantity

What do you think is most important when it comes to what you’re eating and trying to become healthier or lose weight? Is it the amount (quantity) of food you’re eating? Or is it the type (quality) of food you consume?

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Your Calorie Needs Can Change!

So last time I talked about calorie intake I said you need to make sure you’re eating enough, now I’m telling you that you may need to eat less?! I swear I’m not trying to confuse you, just hear me out on this one and why I’m bringing it up. I’ll explain a bit about why your calorie needs decrease and how that plays into yo-yo dieting and weight loss struggles.

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Are you eating enough?

Calories In vs. Calories Out

The basic idea of weight loss is that in order to lose weight you must consume less calories than you expend. For those of you that are not familiar with this, calories are the energy that we get from food as well as the energy our body uses to live. So, we need to be giving our body energy as we use it. However, if we want to lose weight, we can eat a few less calories and/or burn a few more with activity, forcing our body to use what it already has stored (usually fat).

Most of the time, this basic equation works for weight loss. But, sometimes, it doesn’t…

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