The Ten Commandments of Weight Loss and Maintenance

The-Ten-Commandments-of-Weight-Loss-and-Maintenance_article_mainWeight loss! It’s the easiest and hardest thing to do. It’s easy, because if you consistently eat fewer calories than you burn off, you will lose weight. It’s hard, because who wants to eat less or has time to exercise more?

With this in mind, I am going to share with you some helpful guidelines I refer to as the Ten Commandments of Weight Loss and Maintenance!

1. Thou Shall Not Drink Any Liquids Containing Calories

Liquids do not fill you up, yet they can be calorically quite “expensive.” Yes, this includes alcohol. You may have to choose which is more important to you as you only have so many calories in your “bank” to spend each day. The only exception might be unsweetened almond milk or soymilk. These have fewer calories than skim or non-fat milk and much less sugar. Equally important is that they contain healthy fats (mono and poly unsaturated), which are beneficial for good health.

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