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essentials for weight loss list?

Tuna, green tea, water, pears, chicken, fish, egg whites, oatmeal,tomatoes, lettuce, beans, whole wheat low carb high fiber bread, anything else that should be staples in my healthy eating lifestyle?

Mon. Nov 6, 4:56pm

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try replacing the lettuce with romaine, kale, spinach, arugala. the darker the leafy vegetable, the more nutritious. Also nuts (almonds in particular) and fruits are great snack choices, along with low fat yogurt.

Monday, November 06, 2006, 5:08 PM

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smoked turkey is also a good lunch meat choice. drink plentyof water as that is the key. most of us dont drink enough water throughout the day. drink at least 64 ounces of water a day

Monday, November 06, 2006, 5:11 PM

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I do without the chicken and fish, but a little tofu is always nice!

Monday, November 06, 2006, 7:31 PM

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avocados, blueberries, pomegranites, salmon, broccoli, sweet potatoes, whole grains (try quinoa or wheatberries! mmmm!), olive oil . . . mmmm so many great tasting foods that are good for you!!!!

Monday, November 06, 2006, 8:57 PM

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World's Healthiest Foods

I don't know if this is the essential list for losing weight, but there is a great site called the World's Healthiest Foods and they list a ton of healthy vegetables, fruits, nuts, meats, etc. Every time I am eating a new vegetable or fruit or other healthy food, I look on the web site and see all the healthy things that the food will do for me and I get really psyched to be eating it. Some foods sound so healthy that I ened up constantly looking for ways to add to my diet - these include flax seed, blueberries, almonds and broccoli. Those are just some of the healthy foods I've read about recently, but there really are a ton of them - 130 on the web site to be exact - as well as recipies, etc. Check it out!

Link

Monday, November 06, 2006, 11:44 PM

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i would also recommend multivitamins, flax seed oil, L carntine and also a chewable tablets called BENEFIBER which i bought from walgreens, tons of fiber different flavors available

Tuesday, November 07, 2006, 11:51 AM

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apples, whole wheat pasta, vegetable soup, baby carrot sticks, bags of frozen fruits and veggies, broccoli, mushrooms

Tuesday, November 07, 2006, 7:33 PM

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Worlds Healthiest Foods is a great site, I second that recommendation.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006, 7:37 PM

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motivation
determination
commitment
support
sense of humor

did I say commitment? That is probably the biggest thing you need for weight loss success in my book.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006, 8:36 PM

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Weigh yourself daily

Just do it and if you are up a bit, don't freak out. Just get more focused on what you consume and how much you exercise and in a day or two you will be amazed at your progress. Always remember progress... not perfection.

Sunday, May 27, 2007, 1:37 PM

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