Fat Loss From Food Not Dieting


Dieting not only drains you while you are busy cutting calories, but it drains your metabolism too. Dieting is – and always has been – a weakness in the human race, especially for women. We are always focused on losing weight, getting into smaller jeans, and trying to look like the latest runway models. The problem with low calorie dieting is that it actually has the opposite of the desired effect; rather than weight loss it is time to focus on fat loss to achieve the right results.

Sit back and think for a minute; think about the way these diets are advertised. They are intentionally done in a way that touches towards the sensitive and emotional side of brains; they are definitely not targeted towards logic. “Lose 10 pounds in a week”; is that really healthy?


First off, no it is not. Secondly, that is a lot of weight in a short period of time; you know why, because it is water and muscle weight. Neither of these weight loss solutions is permanent; if you want permanent results you need to focus on fat loss. Fat loss is not attained by starving your body of the nutrients that it needs to thrive.


Dieting is not only good for you but it is very discouraging as well. How many of you have dieted only to gain the weight back? Does this make you want to keep trying? Often times we keep trying just because we are determined to lose weight, but are not motivated at all. If you live a lifestyle that focuses on fat loss, rather than weight loss, you will see a great difference in – not only your appearance – but your overall energy and confidence levels too.


Dieting does not help with fat loss


Dieting, first off, lowers your metabolism. Metabolism is essential when it comes to fat loss. Your metabolism uses the calories you eat and turns them into energy. The slower it is, the more it will store rather than use; the faster it is the more it will use than store. Dieting – in the sense of cutting calories – confuses this process forcing your metabolism to come to a near halt.


Eating to successful fat loss


In order to change this, you need to inform your body that you are no, in fact, starving. To do this you need to eat every 2-3 hours. Eating, in this manner, will help boost your metabolism which will help with fat loss. It will also help to keep your blood sugar levels balanced and insulin production leveled – a key aspect to good health.


In eating this frequently you will not see fat loss if you continue to eat large portions or processed foods. Therefore, you need to change how much you are eating; you should focus on about 200-400 calories a meal, or 1500-1800 a day depending on gender and body type. As you start experiencing fat loss, and paying attention to your body, you will know where you need to be.


To ensure fat loss you also need to eat the right foods; focus on carbohydrates, proteins, and fats; yes your body actually needs fat. For some people this is not a clear enough plan for them to follow. If that is you then stick with fruits, veggies, low-fat dairy products like yogurt, nuts & whole grains, and meats. If you stick within these food groups, along with portion and appetite control, you will be well on your way to successful fat loss.


Fat loss is yours to keep


Implementing these changes, in your life, today rather than tomorrow will make a difference. The longer you wait the harder it will be. These changes will require a bit of work and dedication on your part but, in turn, you will enjoy fat loss, healthier living, and longevity. Stop dieting – stop killing yourself – do something good for yourself and treat your body to a lifestyle change that will change your life.

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