Whether you like it or not, a
calorie counter of some sort is an indispensible part of any successful
weight loss program.
Maybe some people just use some pencil and paper as a rudimentary
calorie counter, or maybe they make life a little easier for themselves.
Some people ignore
this at their peril. They say - 'Oh, I'll just cut down a bit on
cakes and chips'. This will of course
help a bit, but the problem is that if we are already overweight,
then that means our stomachs, and metabolism are accustomed to a
certain quantity of food, and fat concentration.
This level of food
intake feels normal to us, but in fact it is far more than we actually
For instance, some
people may have a large helping of cereal, fruit and milk in the
morning. They may think this is healthy, because it is not bacon
and eggs. They are partially right, but they may be overlooking
the fact that they have actually eaten twice as much as they should
have to lose weight.
What happens next
is that this person never loses any weight, and just despairs at
the constant failure of his and her efforts.
problem is ignorance, and the solution is to count at least calories,
and preferably fat and other items. Although it may seem a bit fiddly
at first, it soon becomes second nature.
are many ways to do this including a pen and paper, or a simple
electronic calorie counter.
my opinion, the very best method is to use the NutriCounter,
which you are probably familiar with from TV.
is an incredible little gadget that calculates not only calories
and total fats, but also saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates,
proteins, fiber and sugar. You can see these totals, not only daily,
but also weekly or monthly.
can be used in conjunction with any diet you happen to be on, whatever
your particular weight, and health goals are.
people on diets cheat sometimes, and then feel guilty, and give
up. NutriCounter helps you stay motivated because you can use the
special AVERAGE function, and oftentimes you will see that overall
you are still doing well. A bad day does not mean you have to give
has 2,000 food types already stored in, and you can also add 400
of your own including fast foods from your favorite restaurants!
best thing about it is that it pays for itself! If you eat one less
candy bar a day, or are more healthy, so pay less doctors bills,
then this saving will soon pay for the NutriCounter. In fact in
a very short time, you will be better off!
to their website by clicking HERE,
and take a look. If you have the right tools, losing weight can