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Fat Loss Starts In The Kitchen: Beginners’ Tips

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The best healthy recipes for weight loss are not just a collection of low fat meals, but a proper focus on the key food elements. The real progress for fat loss starts in the kitchen.

Even after 4 weeks, counting calories and keeping track of food consumption continues to pay off with critical diet data. Unfortunately, the numbers don’t lie.

Remember the food target is to eat a ratio of 50% Carbs, 30% Protein and 20% Fat content. Last week proved to be disappointing since fat consumption rose to 23% and protein dropped to 21%, with an uptick in carbohydrates to 55%. This is not a fat loss food balance or a healthy recipe for weight loss.

In short, these statistics show that more attention is needed in the kitchen to tighten up my diet to maintain food ratios that lead to fat loss.

Lose weight in the kitchen; gain health in the gym

 

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10 Weight Loss Myths for Rethinking Your Diet

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With billions of dollars at stake selling diet supplements, promoting ab exercise gadgets, or filling your cart full of “fat free” foods, it’s hard to find the real truth.

Even nutrition specialists and food researchers confuse the message with contradicting advice on eating habits, food choices or dieting. There is not one prescription that fits all, so each of us needs to rethink the conventional wisdom and customize it to satisfy our individual preferences and behavior.

Junk food satisfies for a minute. Being fit satisfies for life.

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Fitness Success Takes Forever – My Personal Journey Continues

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My personal fitness success story began in 2001. I was getting a fat belly and hated it.

I realized it was time to pay attention to my health before getting any older and pay some fat loss dues.

In my early 40s, I’d settled into midlife and lost focus. Physical exercise became a part-time activity and everyday eating continued without much thought for my body.

I’d never been real heavy, but a few old friends started making fat belly comments.

I was a bit stunned.

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