Quick Tip: Fast Track To Cutting Calories

SMALL LIFESTYLE CHANGES ADD UP

Don’t get discouraged when you think of cutting back on your food intake. Quick tips will help you begin reducing calories.  Start with one, or more changes.  Small changes add up.  So get going!

Aim for consuming 100 to 200 fewer calories daily.

10 WAYS TO CUT BACK ON CALORIES

  • Stop snacking after dinner.
  • Give up your evening dessert.
  • Drop the latte.
  • Eat smaller portions.
  • Don’t eat when you’re not hungry.
  • Cut down on cookies, or eliminate them.
  • Skip the banana. 100 calories.
  • Say no to a milkshake. Around 320 calories.
  • Everyday cut out two pieces of bread. That’s about 260 calories. 
  • Replace soda with water, or chilled herbal tea.  Regular 12 oz. soda 140 calories, 16 oz. 187.

ADD MORE ACTIVITY TO YOUR ROUTINE

Drive less, walk more.  You’ll also save money on gasoline.

Park your car at the end of the parking lot, and take a round-trip brisk walk to the mall.  

Walk up stairs instead of using an elevator, or escalator.

Copyright 2013 Irene Pastore and Blue Moon Personal Training

The United States Of Obesity Map

The United States of Obesity: Fattest States Ranking 2011.  This chart will give you a quick look at obesity in America.  In 2012, things haven’t changed much. America is till fat: August 14, 2012 Huffington Post news article based on recent data from the Centers For Disease Control.

The links will take you to copyrighted articles from ChartsBin, and The Huffington Post.

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90 Inspiring Weight Loss Stories

Click on the link to read Inspiring Weight Loss Stories from The Huffington Post, August 10, 2012.  Scroll down to the bottom of the page to Weight Loss Success Stories.

Once you’re there, read 90 inspiring stories of everyday people who had the desire to lose weight.  View before and after photos of men and women who now look and feel better. Continue reading “90 Inspiring Weight Loss Stories”