Failure is a part of the journey, and it only helps you grow stronger and wiser. If you have a bad day or a bad week, don’t throw out all your good intentions. Go back to your why and remember your motivation for starting.
Foods that contain large amounts of fat might surprise you. Many types of baked goods, such as crackers, cookies, cakes, pancakes, waffles, pastries, and special breads, have high fat levels. So do many prepared, convenience, and take-out foods. Read food labels to find out how many calories and fat calories are in a serving.
Losing even 10% of your excess body weight can significantly lower your risk of obesity-related health problems. Reward yourself for specific achievements, such as exercising longer than you had planned or eating less of a tempting food. Avoid or limit comfort foods which are easily eaten foods that are used to modify your mood. The amount of food you eat is more important that the type of food. Familiarize yourself with official serving sizes, and measure and weigh foods accordingly.