People have a wide variety of reasons to lose weight.

Some attempt weight loss to improve their physical appearance while others try to lose weight in an effort to improve their overall health.

Regardless of why you are trying to lose weight, it is important to remember that weight loss regimens require consistency and commitment.

Here are some tips that will help you along the way.

  1. A Balanced Nutrient Dense Low Carb Diet
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The most important first step in shedding pounds through healthy eating is to select a strategy that suits your lifestyle. You must set clear and easy…


Have you found that despite your best efforts, it is incredibly hard to lose weight … and to keep it off! In this article I will prove that for 50 years a conspiracy has been taking place that has been deliberately keeping us fat … and the culprit is someone we thought we could trust!

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Daniel Lambert (Painting by Benjamin Marshall)

If I was to ask you “who is Daniel Lambert and what was he famous for?” … you’d probably scratch your head and say … “No idea … I’ve never heard of him!” …


Steve Searle/5 minute read

There’s no denying that things such as getting married or starting your dream job, are big deals.

But few things are as transformative as losing weight especially when it’s a substantial amount.

That’s because for many, their weight defines how they feel about themselves and how others view them.

Our body image dictates how we interact with others, how confident we feel and that impacts how we go about our day-to-day lives.

There are many benefits that come your way once you lose weight and shed those unwanted pounds and reach your ideal weight. There…


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Have you ever wondered how many calories are in a recipe?

The results of numerous scientific studies have proven time and again that cutting calories and maintaining a “calorie deficit” is an essential part of any balanced weight loss program.

A calorie is a unit of energy defined as “the amount of energy it takes to raise the
temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit). Since calories
measure energy, they apply to more than just food. A gallon of gas, for example, contains
31 million calories.

However the calories we find on food packaging usually refers to kilocalories; 1,000 calories which is often indicated by…


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What is a “Calorie Deficit” and why is it so crucial for sustainable weight loss?

Simply put Calories are the units of energy you get from food and liquids, and if you burn more calories per day than you take into your body you achieve a calorie deficit situation.

The calories you burn each day … your calorie expenditure includes the following three components (1):

  1. Activity energy expenditure. This refers to the calories you expend during exercise, sports and other physical activities.
  2. Resting energy expenditure. These are the calories your body uses at
    rest for functions that keep you alive, such as breathing and blood circulation.
  3. Thermic effect of food. This involves the calories your…

Steve Searle

Husband, Father, Christian, coffee lover. Founder of foodanddietz.com. Passionate about healthy eating and helping others with effective weight loss strategies.

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