September 2, 2010
Today I thought I’d kick things off by addressing the
question people who want to lose weight always
get around to asking sooner or later.
Do you really have to count calories?
Let’s look at it this way…calories are like
If you spend money mindlessly, you eventually get
into trouble and get into debt or run out of
It’s the same with calories.
If you mindlessly eat food without paying any
attention at all to calories you eventually pay a steep
And you know what that is…unwanted fat.
So it’s good to know how many calories are in the
foods you typically eat.
Knowledge is always a good thing.
But does this mean that you have to slavishly
count calories at each meal?
Look at our ancestors and the way humans lived up
until 10,000 years or so ago.
Some days they feasted, when the hunting was good.
Other days they barely scraped by with whatever
scraps they could find.
Our bodies are not machines – they are versatile
and can adapt to changing situations.
This is why it’s best to keep your metabolism
on its toes and not eat the same way all the time,
like most diets require that you do.
Otherwise you hit a plateau and can’t lose
weight even on a low calorie diet.
If you’ve been there and are tired of it, I have
good news for you, compliments of fitness model
Belinda’s Get Lean program is designed with the
understanding that every body is different.
The number of calories that are just right for
your body aren’t the same for someone else’s
body, even if you are the same size.
But we do know that you need calories from
protein, carbs and fat.
A diet that is all about low carbs or high
protein or low fat shortchanges you.
So here is today’s fat loss tip:
Your body needs the right *types* of calories.
It needs them every day.
This is more important than the number of
The Get Lean program gives you recipes and daily
meal plans that you will work WITH your body,
rather than a one-size fits all diet.
You don’t have to starve yourself.
You don’t have to whip out a calculator.
Calories are no longer your enemy.
Isn’t it time for healthy, lasting weight loss?
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