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Weight Loss Meal Planning

In 2012 the idea should not be to lose weight, weight loss, better health, and lose the fat, etc., it should be more definitive. We need to actually sit back and take notes on the habits we are displaying on a daily basis and really wonder to ourselves, are we even trying. Have we really given it our best? We woke and did the same things we did when we were plus 50 pounds and are we really trying to lose weight this year? Okay now that we realize we were kidding ourselves, it is time to get serious about what we can do to help the situation…for real.

One of the popular things that works all the time is weight loss meal planning. I have to admit, this might be the super secret to losing weight outside of having all the required nutrients you need on a daily basis. Why this works so well, and why you see so many popular programs feeding people like Seattle Suttons use to do for so many years is because planned meals help you stay on course. Take a moment and think about this process. Every week, you are getting a premade meal sent to you for every day of the week, covering each meal. If you do not cheat, you are a sure in to lose weight.

You’ll also save on your grocery bill. My family did this, not for weight loss purposes, but for more control and organization. The keyword was “control”. Meal planning puts you in control of your eating habits. What you do is have a seat Sunday afternoon or evening and you write in all the meals you want to eat that week. It’s best to do this while you have a bit of an appetite so you can harness your hunger emotions to make it very detailed. Start with three healthy meals for each day of the week. Add in snacks and goodies as well. Note what ingredients you’ll need to pick up at the local health food grocer when you shop.

Once you have outlined what you will eat for the entire week, go to the bank to get the money and go to the grocer and get all the items. Of course cooking all three meals each day may be impossible, especially if you are a career person. So for this, I recommend getting store-pre-made lunches or breakfasts. You do not want fast food as part of your weight loss meal planning. You want as healthy and natural foods to be on your routine. The most successful diet programs for losing weight is definitely one which is straightforward to follow and will not impose restriction. This is why these are so successful, because you choose what you want to eat.

By pre-planning it, you are able to stay on a schedule and stay in control of your daily consumption. No sneaking away to eat some greasy fat potato chips, unless you had it written as one of your snacks in the beginning of the week. Again, while using this successful method, you should keep away from certain foods that are less healthy. A good way to stay up-to-speed is to get meal ideas out of cook books or weight loss cook books and this should give you enough to do very well with.

This is a lifestyle and the requirements will work better if you discipline yourself and stick to your list. If you can’t cook all the meals, get frozen dinners, and lunches, just get them from the organic station and be sure they give you nutrients and taste great still. Do not forget to add supplements such as a protein shake and a good multivitamin. You can do this, I know you can.

Antonio Dannes

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