Being Bruce -: Weight Loss Tips - Personalized Plan

Friday, February 24, 2012

Weight Loss Tips - Personalized Plan

 Personalized Plan

In addition to creating a diet plan that includes as much as possible what you enjoy eating, it should also reflect your unique preferences and needs.
For example, if you’ve chosen the vegan route, it’s entirely possible to get all the protein, carbohydrates, and fat you need. If you need a gluten-free diet, then this is not an obstacle either to get balanced nutrition. Many people have specific food allergies that have to be taken into account with their diet plans.

It is important to be sure that if you have a diet based on eliminating certain types of foods, as with vegan and gluten-free diets, that you consult with your physician, nutritionist, or other knowledgeable professionals to be sure you have sufficient sources of all dietary elements. For example, vegans need to be sure to have ample sources of complete proteins.

The point is that there is not a one-plan-fits all diet; create one that you’ll enjoy and that takes into account all your needs and preferences.

If you don't enjoy what you eat, your diet has a very high likelihood of failure. With all the media and social pressure on enjoying food in many settings, if you don't really like your food, your chances of giving up are great. Also, if your diet doesn't provide complete nutrition, no matter how much you like it, your health will suffer.

For many people the toughest part of the nutritional side of a weight loss plan is not the sheer will power to stick with it, but rather to do enough research and testing to find a varied selection of available, affordable foods that supply your body with sufficient nutrients and are also so tasty that you'll look forward to eating them.


The above strategy is from Marge and Bruce Brown's "Weight Loss Program - Personal Coaching Guide", from the Quantum Results Coaching Personal Development Series.Available on Amazon at CLICK THIS LINK

A key factor in our own weight management program loss is Beachbody's Shakeology Meal Replacement Shake (disclosure: we are Team Beachbody Coaches and benefit from Shakeology sales). For more information on Shakeology, including what doctors say, CLICK THIS LINK.