Finding a Balance

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To learn how many calories you are taking in, write down the foods you eat and the beverages you drink, plus the calories they have, each day. By writing down what you eat and drink, you become more aware of what you are consuming.

Also, begin writing down your physical activity each day and the length of time you do it. Do you want to try a Web-based approach to track your food intake and physical activity? Go to the SuperTracker. The site will give you a personalized diet and activity plan. Listen to or download the podcast 0: A healthy lifestyle requires balance in the foods you eat, the beverages you drink, the way you do daily activities, adequate sleep, stress management, and in the amount of activity in your daily routine.

Counting calories all the time is not necessary, but it may help you in the beginning to find out how many calories are in the foods and drinks you consume regularly as you strive to achieve energy balance.

A test of balance is whether or not you are gaining, maintaining, or losing weight. If you eat more calories than you need, the body changes extra calories to fat. Too much fat can lead to being overweight and other health problems. Only your doctor can say if you are overweight, so check with him or her if you're concerned.

And never go on a diet without talking to your doctor!. High-calorie foods — such as sugary sodas, candy, and fast food — quickly add up to too many calories. Instead, eat a healthy, balanced diet. Exercising and playing are really important, too, because physical activity burns calories. Your body needs calories just to operate — to keep your heart beating and your lungs breathing.

As a kid, your body also needs calories and nutrients from a variety of foods to grow and develop. And you burn off some calories without even thinking about it — by walking your dog or making your bed. But it is a great idea to play and be active for an 1 hour or more every day. That means time spent playing sports, playing outside, or riding your bike.

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Please try again later. One person found this helpful 2 people found this helpful. There was a problem loading comments right now. By Monkeypony on December 16, By sharon p-l on January 23, After success on the Nutrisystem program, but unable to afford it anymore, I bought this book to try to bring the diet into my kitchen.

It was not a mistake, but not as helpful as I'd hoped. Kind of a sales pitch for the diet plan, not as many recipes as I'd hoped. Older book not up to date. Very good way of eating and easy to follow recipes and menu building. I've gifted this book during one of my relocations and it's helped the recipient.

By stanley herring on January 24, I lost 20lbs in 2 months. By Denise DC on April 8, This is an excellent program. I haven't had much discipline when it comes to what I eat and this is the only program I've tried that really works and did not leave me feeling cranky and deprived.

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