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Diets and Weight Loss
When it comes to losing extra pounds, the quickest way is not always the best (in fact,
it almost never is). To lose weight and keep it off requires adjustments in your everyday eating
habits and adjustments towards you attitude about food in general. A mindful approach to eating - and
the advice in these links - will go a long way in helping you make real changes to your diet.
Weight Watchers has been helping people lose weight successfully for over 40 years. That's because
their program combines a sensible eating plan with support and - now - loads of online tools to keep
you on track and motivated. Find tips, recipes, community and much, much more at their official site!
Want to know more before you sign up? Check out the Weight Watchers FAQ page!
||The Fast Food Diet|
Yes, you can eat on the go without loading up on calories! You just need to pay attention to your choices.
To make things easy, we've put together a week's worth of fast-food lunches - all of them clock in at
under 500 calories.
||Diet Disasters! How to Fight Them, How to Avoid Them|
Uh-oh - how did you wind up bringing a whole pie home, or opting for a burger and fries instead of a
healthy meal? Diet disasters are everywhere, and we have some suggestions on what you can do to avoid them.
Here's an approach to weight loss that's tailored to your personality, and that offers the support
that will help you achieve your goal. Would you expect anything less from the wisdom and knowledge of
renowned nutrition and diet expert Dr. Robert Kushner?
Find a wide selection of diets here, from low carb to cholesterol lowering to hypoglycemic. Yes, they
also have popular programs like the Mediterranean diet, Atkins and Bill Philips. There are even diet options
for vegetarians, diabetics, Zone enthusiasts and childrend. There's a good reason eDiets is a top diet site, and it's an AllSpirit favorite!
This is another great diet site with tools, plans and a great community. You're told you can "Adopt a
healthy lifestyle here!" and it's true!
||Weight Watchers Recipe Cards from 1974|
Dieting doesn't always have to be dreary - these vintage Weight Watchers recipe cards will give you a
laugh! The food itself is downright frightening (and nothing like today's Weight Watchers fare), but
even more entertaining are the descriptions of each card written by a young woman named Wendy. Wendy,
incidentally, is a sometime Weight Watchers member and relates her experiences in the weight loss
trenches in her blog, Poundy.com.
||Ten Ways to Jump Start Weight Loss|
They're quick, they're effective and if you follow them all, you probably won't even need to plot out
a formal diet.
||About Weight Loss|
No matter what you're doing to lose weight - low carb, the Zone, food combining - Jennifer Scott covers
it all. She also provides insight about food issues and fitness to make sure you are making healthy
choices for your body.
||Interactive BMI Calculator|
Here is a simple online calculator which will determine your Body Mass Index (BMI) - and tell you if
you're in a healthy zone. There's a metric calculator, too!
||Secrets to Weight Loss Success|
There's nothing mysterious about these "secrets," but it's surprising how few people follow them.
Following the tips in this article can set you on the road to real weight loss.