What About Chocolate & Alcohol?
If there's one thing that you need
to understand it's the fact that
changing your diet to a better more
balanced one that will help you to
lose weight and eventually live
longer doesn't have to be a
It takes most people years to get to
the stage of being obese, and even
to the stage where they are carrying
just a little too much body weight
so you can't expect to reverse any
long term habits overnight.
Even making a few small changes to
your diet can have a dramatic effect
on your weight when viewed over a
longer period of time.
Just the reduction of a hundred or
so calories a day will amount to a
very large reduction in calories
over the term of one year and that
will also amount to a sizeable
decrease in body fat.
This can be done by simply removing
a small portion of the amount of
food you consume with each meal.
If you find that this is causing
more than normal hunger then have a
glass of water a half hour or so
before each meal and you will be
less inclined to feel like you
require more food.
You can replace a similar quantity
of low value food with good food and
this will also reduce hunger and
will help to lose weight.
By doing it in this manner you will
find that you will begin to enjoy
the 'new' foods in your diet just as
you learnt to enjoy the poor foods
that you have been eating up to this
stage of your life.
Many people find it hard to accept
that they will be able to get the
same enjoyment out of the food that
they know they should be eating but
that is only because they have been
accustomed to the tastes of the food
they eat at the current time.
A good example of this is the
reaction people have to drinking a
cup of tea with sugar in it after
they have stopped having sugar for a
while. Most people find it difficult
to drink as it seems too sweet after
having been without it for some