Dieting is not cutting food intake or taking slimming pills contrary to what most of the people think. Weight loss can be achieved even while having good quantity food. Now do not confuse good quantity with eating every time you feel like popping something into your mouth. If you follow a few simple rules for healthy dieting, you will have a wide choice of what you can eat to please your fancy. Healthy diet and adequate exercises are the sure and safe ways to lose weight.
Healthy diet will protect your body from illnesses by providing appropriate nutrients. At the same time you would be able to shed the excess fat gradually in a safe way by maintaining proper balance of the essential constituents; that's the trick of natural weight loss.
A Well-Balanced Diet should include nutrient rich carbohydrates, high-quality protein, and healthy fats.
Carbohydrates About 40-60 of your calories i.e. about 375 calories should come from "wild" (not processed or farm raised) animal sources such as fish, meat, poultry, yogurt and eggs and from vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, and seeds.
Fats The balance calorie intake, about 325 in our example, shall come from "good" fats such as "wild" cold-water fish, flaxseed, walnuts, etc. They give Omega 3 essential fatty acid that is very essential for your overall health. Avoid or at least limit use of hydrogenated oils.
A few general comments: Fish: Fish is low in fat, high in protein (as red meat), and provides omega 3 fatty acids which few other proteins would. Also as a general rule fish has fewer calories. Try to eat at least 2-3 servings of fish per week as replacement to meat. Spinach: This is the cheapest source of nutrition for your body. It is rich in folic acid, minerals, and vitamins. You can prepare it in a variety of ways. Use it often in your diet.
Olive Oil: It is a "good" fat with loads of benefits to the body. This is a basic source of fat in the Mediterranean diet.
Follow these simple suggestions, keep an eye on what your are eating and avoid unnecessary doses of snacks and drinks that you are prone to take with every friend and guest. Happy dieting! In addition there are also tested and proven methods and products which help fasten the process of cutting fat intake and preventing absorption of fats. These will help you the get the weight loss results and maintain your good health.