I went from eating a lot of deep fried food to a healthy diet and no deep fried foods. My main success is counting calories. I limited myself to a 1200 calorie intake a day for 30 days. I made sure I took vitamins and supplements. I felt a lot better in 10 days after I started.
I lost 16 lbs in 30 days. I eat oatmeal, honeynut cheerios, post almond, eggbeaters, eggs, turkey bacon, 20 calorie ham slices, 35 calorie bread, bananas, peaches for breakgfast. A lot of salads for lunch. Nothing but healthy dinner meals with fish, chicken, or very lean redmeats and lots of veggie
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I've found that to keep my body from adjusting to my calorie intake when I'm dieting that I have to mix things up.
So, if I stay on track with my calories and exercise Sunday through Friday I give myself a bit of a break on Saturday. The next week I will choose a different day. I'll add more exercise or I'll have a treat. Staying away from a routine is best for me.
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