Eating within your calorie range is important for your body to work properly. In addition, you need to eat enough calories to meet nutritional needs, maintain a healthy metabolic rate, and stay energized. Eating too little will actually hurt your weight loss efforts. This Ask the Expert question will explain why. www.sparkpeople.com/community/ask_the_expe
This article can help you with other nutrient rich choices to help you reach your needs.
Having Trouble Eating Enough? Use These Calorie-Boosting Tips
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You might also find that eating six times a day helps you meet your increased calorie needs as well. This article contains a example of a schedule for reference.
Eat More Often, Lose More Weight
The Benefits of Eating Several Small Meals Each Day www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_art
Regular exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle and sound weight-loss program but most experts suggest that 60 minutes of exercise each day is enough for optimal health. While a little exercise is a good thing, taking exercise to the extreme can cause serious health issues, even death. This article can help you determine if you have set up a successful fitness plan.
Dos and Don'ts of a Successful Fitness Plan
Avoiding Common Fitness Pitfalls www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_artic