Archive for January, 2012

What foods do you buy a lot of? Does your basket or trolley look like you’re about to open a greengrocers or does it look like you’re planning to open a biscuit shop?

It’s time to take a long hard look at your grocery shopping and work out how you can make it healthier.

Generally buying less processed foods means you’re eating better. The obviously high calorie foods like cake and chocolate are the first things you should look at. Can you buy them in portion sized packs? This makes it easier to have just a slice if you have slices of cake in individual portions. If you have to buy a whole cake then you’ll be tempted to have a bigger slice and then maybe a second slice. Much easier to resist temptation when you’re buying ready packaged portions. Bear in mind that these are usually more expensive and the extra packaging isn’t good for the environment. Some people buy frozen puddings and treats that can be rationed out easier as you have to wait for a defrost time before eating them.

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Diet plans for weight loss are becoming the most sought since people are looking for easy and healthy ways to cut down unwanted weight by using low fat diet plans. Over the years, cosmetic surgery such as liposuction and gastric bypass was opted as a quick way to loosen unwanted fat. But this step is fading due to the side effects related to them.

Free diet meal plans have come up to aid in a health and fitness plan, and to help out with this exercise. Some of the free diet meal plans are as follows:

1. The 1200 calorie diet plan.
2. The 1300 calorie diet.
3. 1400 calorie.
4. 1500 calorie.
5. 1600 calorie diet.
6. The Zone diet.
7. The Atkin diet.
8. Ornish diet.
9. The South Beach diet.
10. Nutrisystem and Weight Watchers diet.

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