Ten Steps for Weight Control

Ten Steps for Weight Control

1. Eat a well-balanced breakfast and lunch and a

light meal in the evening.

2. Skip all high-calorie foods between meals.

Bigger snacks equal bigger slacks.

It is be to eat only at regular sit down meals.

3. Increase your intake of vegetables, especially

green leafy vegetables. Use fruits for desserts.

4. Use unpolished rice, root vegetables like sweet

potatoes etc., and whole wheat bread as much as

possible.

5. Avoid high-calorie beverages such as soft drinks,

sweetened juices, alcohol, etc., especially between

meals.

6. Decrease intake of all refined foods. Most commercially

prepared foods are high in refined sugars, refined fats

and salt. Avoid rich gravies, sauces, salad dressings,

pastries, snack foods sugary cereals and fast foods.

7. Increase your aerobic exercise, following the guidelines

you received. Plan and work out an exercise program

that you can perform for at least 45 minutes to 1 hour

for 4-5 days a week.

8. Use mostly skim or low fat milk, cheese, and sherbet instead

of the full-fat dairy products.

9. Meat is not the most healthful food because it is

high in saturated fat and cholesterol. It contains no fiber

or complex carbohydrates. But if you do eat red meats, select

lean cuts and bake or broil them instead of frying. Limit to

1-2 times a week.

10. Be temperated in the amount of wholesome food you eat, just

enough to maintain your ideal weight.

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