Healthy Diet and Weight Loss
Plans and Tips

When it comes to healthy diet and weight loss,we all know the obvious – eat less and exercise. But, often it's the small things that can make the biggest difference. The overwhelming key to success is having a PLAN.

It's hard to find where you want to be if you have no idea how to get there, right? Studies show that diet and exercise go hand in hand when you are trying to lose weight.

It can be so important to find healthy nutrition and fitness plans that you are comfortable with and are able to follow on a regular basis.There are also plenty of tips available that will help you overcome the challenges and plateaus you may face along the way. 

Healthy Diet and Weight Loss Plans

1800 Calorie Diet Plan:

counting calories for weight loss

Losing weight means cutting calories, but sometimes it's hard to know where to start and how to create an eating plan that will give you all the nutrients you need while also helping you feel satisfied and energized. After all, no one wants to be hungry all the time! Well, that's where we can help. This 1-Week plan will show you how to eat three meals a day PLUS a snack – all for 1800 calories or less.

3-Day Detox Diet Plan:

green tea

Toxins can build up in our bodies from food, stress, and environmental pollutants. Our organs are designed to eliminate these unwanted substances, but sometimes we give them more than they can handle. A 3-day detox program will not only cleanse your body, but it can also offer many other benefits including increased energy, improved immunity, and even weight loss.

How to Lose Belly Fat:

girl measuring slim stomach

Any woman will tell you that belly fat can be stubborn. Once we reach a certain age it seems that everything we eat settles right around our middle. There is nothing loveable  about 'love handles', right?

Sure, there are lots of fad diets that promise amazing results, but if you really want to lose belly fat – and keep it off – you need to combine core exercises with cardio workouts, strength training, and a healthy diet. But, rest assured, it is possible to flatten your tummy – even if you are over 40! Check out our advice and tips to renew your hope in awesome abs!

Effective Weight Loss Exercises:

dumbbell workout

With the proper combination of exercises, you can lose weight and tone your body right in the comfort of your own home. All you need is a mat and a couple of dumbbells. Small investment, no? Mix these exercises with a good cardio program (check out our 7 week jog/walk fitness plan) and you will be well on your way to the body of your dreams.

Healthy Fitness Plan:

healthy fitness plan poster

It seems every month there is another fad diet promising huge weight loss in record time. But, losing weight and keeping it off are two very different things. Getting there is only half the battle. Maintaining what you have achieved can be just as challenging.

That's why it's important to come up with a fitness plan that you can live with long-term. It's all about lifestyle. Your fitness plan should be geared to YOU, as an individual, so we have provided a few guidelines to help you come up with a program that will ensure your success.

Tips to Maintain Your Healthy Diet and Weight Loss Goals

Losing weight and getting fit is a huge accomplishment. But, as already mentioned, maintaining it can be difficult. That's why it's just as important to have a plan – or at least follow a few tips – for staying healthy once you reach your goal.

Staying Healthy During the Holidays:

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Holidays mean food. Halloween candy, Thanksgiving turkey, Christmas baking, Valentine's Day chocolate.....the list goes on and on. So, how can you enjoy the festivities and still stay healthy? It can challenge your will power, right? Check out our tips that will help you go into any holiday season prepared to satisfy your sweet tooth and savor the feasts, without abandoning your fitness program completely.

Sleep Affects Weight:

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Are you getting your 7-9 hours of sleep each night? If not, it may be a reason why you are struggling to reach your fitness and weight loss goals. Learn how sleep affects your health, particularly weight loss, and what you can do to improve both the quality and quantity of shut-eye you get. 

Weight Loss Plateau:

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The dreaded plateau – every dieter's nightmare. You're doing everything right, yet you have stopped losing weight.

So, what do you do when the scale won't budge? Find out how you can bust through the plateau and start seeing success again.

Weight Loss Diet Tip:

weight loss exercise cartoon

If you have any experience with the world of dieting, you have probably learned that fad diets don't work. Oh sure, you may lose a lot of weight fast,  but most people will gain it right back as soon as they stop following the rigid (and often unreasonable) plan.

If you want to maintain a healthy weight, you have to live a healthy lifestyle. So, check out these tips for losing weight and keeping it off, permanently.

Coconut Oil for Weight Loss:

coconut oil for weightloss

 Coconut oil has been making the headlines with claims that it can help with everything from eczema to cancer. But, are you wondering if it actually works as a weight loss tool? The answer is, YES – if it's used right. Find out how and why it works, the health benefits of including it in your fitness program, and how to use it correctly for the best results.

Fitness Tracking Devices:

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These little gadgets are the newest trend. It seems everybody is wearing one. But, not all devices are created equal. Before you spend the money, consider your needs and goals, and find out what to look for so you can choose the best one for your purposes.

Fitbit Tracking:

The slogan is “There is a Fitbit for Everyone”, and that is certainly the case. Whether you need all the bells and whistles or simply want to count steps, there is a model that will give you exactly what you are looking for.

If you are still on the fence about fitness tracking devices, we have listed a few reasons that may convince you of the amazing benefits these little gadgets can offer.

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