Friday 07/25/2014

mybesthealthportal.net : The leading source for health, fitness, weight loss, nutrition and anti aging health and wellness information


CONNECT :

Top Nutrition Headlines

New Research Suggests Brown Rice Can Off…

New Research Suggests Brown Rice Can Offer Cardiovascular Protection

New research suggests a component in a layer of tissue surrounding grains of brown rice may help pro... Read more

Why Most Dieters Gain Lost Weight Back Featured

Rate this item
(0 votes)

fatWoman-bikiniDieters pack on the pounds again after reaching their weight loss goals because they the behaviors that help people lose weight aren’t the same as those that help them maintain their new body according to Dian Griesel, Ph.D. and Tom Griesel, co-authors of the new book TurboCharged: Accelerate Your Fat Burning Metabolism, Get Lean Fast and Leave Diet and Exercise Rules in the Dust (April 2011, BSH). 

New research from Dr. Christopher Sciamanna and a team of scientists from Penn State University (published in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine) supports this thinking.

Their study analyzed whether two distinct sets of thought patterns and behaviors were associated with initial weight-loss (losing 10 percent of your body weight in one year) and long-term weight management (maintaining the loss for one year).

Their random phone survey of 1,165 adults they found little similarity between the two. People who followed a consistent exercise routine and/or ate plenty of low-fat sources of protein were more likely to be successful in weight maintenance but not weight loss. Those who did different kinds of exercises or meal planning were more likely to lose weight but not maintain the loss.

They observed that the strategies associated only with weight-loss included participating in a diet program, looking for information about weight-loss, nutrition or exercise,weightloss-weight-regained limiting sugar intake, planning meals beforehand, avoiding skipped meals and thinking about how much better you feel when you are thinner. Yet, the strategies associated only with weight-loss maintenance included eating plenty of low-fat protein, following a consistent exercise routine, rewarding yourself for sticking to your eating plan, and reminding yourself why you need to control your weight.

So what is the answer to losing weight and maintaining weight loss?

According to the Griesels, “Focusing on optimal health and losing excess body fat along with improving your body composition, not simply “weight-loss” must be the first objective of any diet. Whenever the short-term and long-term method and goal are not the same, failure and frustration are right around the corner.”

Last modified on Monday, 13 August 2012 06:34
Login to post comments

Sponsors

Advertisers

RSS

Most Viewed Articles

Most Recent Comments

Stock Market

Loading
Chart
o Dow Jones 16,974.66 ▼109.14 (-0.64%)
o S&P 500 1,980.60 ▼7.38 (-0.37%)
o NASDAQ 4,446.55 ▼25.56 (-0.57%)
INDEXDJX:.DJI

Dow Jones

Company ID [INDEXDJX:.DJI] Last trade:16,974.66 Trade time:9:38AM EDT Value change:▼109.14 (-0.64%)
INDEXSP:.INX

S&P 500

Company ID [INDEXSP:.INX] Last trade:1,980.60 Trade time:9:38AM EDT Value change:▼7.38 (-0.37%)
INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC

NASDAQ

Company ID [INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC] Last trade:4,446.55 Trade time:9:38AM EDT Value change:▼25.56 (-0.57%)

Facebook Fans

Tools

Nutrition Tools

nutrition tools
Our nutrition tools include free food management systems, meal calculators and a search tool that provides nutrient and calorie content of 7,146 different foods.

Weight Loss Tools

weight-loss-tools
Our weight loss tools and calculators can give you the edge you need to can help you reach your weight loss goals and maintain your weight . They are free to and easy to use.

Metabolic Tools

bmi_tool
Use our free metabolic tools and calculators to determine your ideal body weight, your target heart rate, BMI, BMR and more.

Health Tools

doctors_health_tools
Our health tools and health calculators can help you reach your goals and control your health, nutrition and more. It's easy and free to get started.
External links are provided for reference purposes. The World News II is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites. Template Design © Joomla Templates | GavickPro. All rights reserved.

Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the MyBestHealthPortal.com Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. The information on this site is for educational use only. It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Placement of product information or advertisements does not constitute and endorsement of the products of services described. MyBestHealthPortal.com is a registered trademark of the Behar Health Network.

Login or Register

Facebook user?

You can use your Facebook account to sign into our site.

Log in with Facebook

LOG IN

Register

User Registration
or Cancel