Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

2 Things That Most Weight Loss Programs Incorporate To Help You Lose Weight

by Hugh Larson

In order to successfully lose weight, most people are going to need some type of weight loss plan or program to help them know what to do and also to keep them on track. Thankfully, there are several excellent programs out there that are tailored to the needs of the individual. However, even though each program is going to be individualized, there are still going to be the same basic elements at the core of each program, both in terms of diet and exercise. This article is going to discuss 2 things that most weight lost programs incorporate to help you lose weight. 

High Protein, Low Sugar Diet 

One of the key things that most weight loss programs incorporate into their meal plan is going to be high protein. Protein is very important for building muscles and also helping your muscles to recover after a workout. Protein is also excellent at keeping you fuller for longer periods of time because the calories that you are eating are nutrient rich, rather than just empty calories that don't do anything for you. It is going to be important that the proteins that you eat are lean though, such as chicken, fish, shrimp, and lean cuts of beef. This is going to allow you to get your allotted amount of protein, without having to worry about all of the extra fat. It is also going to be essential to losing weight that you have a diet that is low is in sugar. Sugar is something that when you eat it, your body is going to crave more and more. Sugar is also full of empty calories and your body is going to hold onto these calories. This is because your body produces insulin when you eat sugar, which is one of the main sources of fat storage within your body. By reducing you sugar intake, and trying to get most of your sugar from natural sources, such as fruit, you are going to allow your body to get its nutrients from more appropriate foods. 

HIIT Workouts 

Many weight loss programs are also going to incorporate HIIT workouts as part of their exercise plan. HIIT stands for high intensity interval training. This type of exercise is great for getting your heart rate up and working your entire body. It is also excellent because you do each workout for a short amount of time, but can reap the benefits of it all day long in the form of burning extra calories. HIIT generally includes a lot of plyometric workouts that are challenging, but definitely possible to do for short increments of time. 

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Good Healthcare Requires Treatment of Your Mind, Body, and Soul

I have worked in a supportive role in the medical industry for over 20 years, and I have been amazed at the advances in medicine that have been made. While it is always great to hear about a new medication that helps cure a disease or a new surgical procedure that can help someone live a normal life again after an injury, I have been especially amazed at the research that has shown just how much our physical and mental health are connected. Since I keep on top of all of the amazing medical studies being performed and I know others are too busy to hunt them down themselves, I decided to start a blog to share my favorite health tips for keeping both your mind and body healthy.