samedi 15 novembre 2014

How to Prepare for a Successful Week

With a little planning, you can start your day with a delicious breakfast, get to work on time, work out, and make some time for fun, too.

It’s just another manic Monday. Or is it? The start of the workweek can be painful, but it doesn’t have to be.
  • Plan Your Meals. Meal planning is a key part of healthy eating. Write down the meals you plan to make for the entire week and all the ingredients you need. Head out to the grocery store to stock up for the week. Then head home and start cooking. Don’t forget about your snacks. It’s important to keep healthy snacks in your desk or purse to avoid a 3 PM trip to the vending machine. Consider making meals that freeze well so you can have lunch and dinner at the ready. This will help you avoid drive-thru temptations and save money. You’ll probably be surprised at how much you save by skipping your fast food haunts.
  • Account for Fun. Fun, relaxing activities, such as dinner with friends or a massage, will keep you motivated during the week. Hit the gym on Monday, go window shopping on Tuesday, take swimming or Zumba classes on Wednesday, and go bowling Friday.

  • Work Out Early in the Morning. What better way to start your day than working out? Exercise early in the morning and reap the rewards all day! A morning workout can invigorate you and prepare you for the day’s challenges. Exercise benefits both your mind and your body. So if an early morning workout is not for you, still find time in your day for a quick walk, 15 minutes on the elliptical, or a bike ride.

    This information is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be an exhaustive examination of the subject matter nor a substitute for medical advice. Always consult your primary care physician or healthcare provider before beginning any diet or exercise program
  • vendredi 14 novembre 2014

    Tips for addressing concerns with loved one

    Have you ever tried to talk to a loved one about his/her weight? Whether you have or haven't, it's not an easy conversation. After all, overweight and obese loved ones all know they're overweight or obese, so the talk can be awkward and result in hurt feelings, especially if handled incorrectly. The most important thing to remember is to focus your concerns on their health, not their weight.
    The Approach
    How do you approach a close friend or loved one about weight and health issue? You do it thoughtfully and carefully.
    First, keep in mind that you’re about to tell this person something they likely already know. Second, you’re about to discuss a very personal and private issue. Lastly, they’ve most likely tried to lose the weight and have not succeeded, which has left your friend dejected and frustrated.
    Before you start the conversation, ask yourself:
    • Have you had this conversation before?
    • If so, what was the reaction?
    • Can you be sure that you’re not going to come off as condescending or as a know it all?
    The answers can help you determine how to approach your friend. It’s also important to take other aspects of the conversation into consideration. For instance, you probably wouldn’t want to talk about someone’s weight over a meal or around other friends or family.
    Before you approach your loved one, imagine how you would feel if the situation were reversed. Would you appreciate a friend’s advice or would you find it intrusive or uncomfortable? Treat your friend as you would want to be treated. Let your loved one know that this is coming from a place of concern not judgement and that you will be as helpful as possible. Above all, remember that only your loved one or friend can make the final decision. No diet, exercise routine, or program is going to help if they don’t choose to help themselves. Your goal is to get you friend to help himself.
    Talk Tips
    Know the Boundaries
    Be extra sensitive so that you can detect even the slightest feeling of your loved one being uncomfortable and stop the conversation.
    Approach Person in a Truthful Way
    Tell your friend how much you care. Emphasize that this about health not appearance. Tell your loved one that you just want him/her around for as long as possible.
    Provide Information Not Diet Suggestions
    Use the Internet or your library to research the benefits of weight loss and provide your loved one with the tools needed to take action. Visit websites together or volunteer to go to a doctor's appointment where he/she can discuss weight with a physician.
    Be Supportive
    Be prepared to go the extra mile. Don’t stop at, “I’m here for you,” or “if you need anything call me.” Go further. Tell them that you have wanted to get in shape, too, or that you need and want to eat healthier as well.

    jeudi 13 novembre 2014

    Babies are more likely to become overweight during childhood.

    Pregnancy Weight Gain
    The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services has long touted that children with overweight or obese parents are more likely to become overweight themselves. Recent research supports that lifestyle factors are not the sole cause of this phenomenon. According to researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, a woman who gains a significant amount of weight during her pregnancy is more likely to have a child who becomes overweight by age 7.
    Brian Wrotniack, Ph.D., and his team of investigators reviewed data from the Collaborative Perinatal Project, a multicenter, retrospective study that consisted of 10,226 participants between 1959 and 1972. Surveys provided to women who participated in the study included questions regarding maternal pre-pregnancy weight, age and race. Moreover, maternal weight gain and a child’s growth during pregnancy, at birth and at age 7 were also recorded.
    The results of the study are astounding as the odds of a child being overweight at age 7 increased by 3 percent for every 2.2 pounds of pregnancy weight gained by the mother. According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the quantity of weight gain during pregnancy is contingent on the mother’s starting weight prior to pregnancy. The IOM recommends that women at a healthy pre-pregnancy weight gain 25-35 pounds, while women who are considered overweight should gain 15-25 pounds.
    Researchers concluded that children born to women who gained more than the recommended levels were 48 percent more likely to be overweight. The association between pregnancy weight gain and the child’s excess weight in later years remained significant even after adjusting for factors such as gender, gestational age, infant birth weight, race, age, and maternal BMI percentage. Another study conducted by Emily Oken, MD, MPH, at Harvard Medical School also found that gestational weight gain is directly associated with BMI and risk of obesity in adolescence. This research supports findings that obesity rates influenced by gestational weight gain are not only limited to childhood but also advances well into the teenage years.
    Pregnancy weight gains have increased over the years as obesity has escalated into a public health crisis. Dr. Wrotniack and his team maintain that one in two women (46%) gain more weight than recommended during pregnancy. Substantial weight gain during pregnancy is now considered one of the earliest determinants of obesity in children. Counseling women to adopt healthy eating habits and increase physical activity before and during pregnancy may be effective ways to prevent future obesity risk in children and adolescents.

    mercredi 12 novembre 2014

    Follow these tips to stay cool, safe and fit this summer

    Having the perfect beach body is motivation enough for many to jump into a summer fitness regimen. However, it can be difficult to work out in July and August's oppressing heat.
    Follow these 8 tips to stay cool, safe and fit this summer:
    1. Working out early in the day before the sun is at its strongest is the best option. If you don't want to wake up early to beat the heat, work out in the evening after the sun begins to set.
    2. If you can't avoid peak sun hours, go for a swim!
    3. Sunburns inhibit the body's ability to cool itself. So protect yourself and wear sunscreen, even if it's overcast. Aim for an SPF of at least 30.
    4. Wear light colors and light fabrics to stay cool.
    5. Join a gym. This way, if it's too hot to be running outdoors, you don't have to skip a workout.
    6. Pop in an exercise DVD such as InterActive Exercise. You can burn just as many calories through resistance training without having to leave the comfort of your own home or worry about the weather conditions outside.
    7. Staying hydrated is incredibly important in the summer heat. Drink every 15 minutes or so, even if you don't feel thirsty.
    8. If you think you've had enough of the heat, stop. Don't push yourself in the heat, as heatstroke can be fatal.
    Signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke:
    Signs of heat exhaustion include headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, cramps, excessive sweating, rapid heartbeat, confusion and even loss of consciousness. If you feel any of these symptoms,you should stop your workout and drink plenty of fluids. Without treatment, heat exhaustion can quickly lead to serious consequences.
    If symptoms do not improve after about 30 minutes, go to a doctor immediately, as it could be a sign of heat stroke. Signs of heat stroke are more severe and include: Throbbing headache, lack of sweating despite the heat, red, hot and dry skin, weak or cramping muscles, rapid, shallow breathing, behavioral changes such as confusion, disorientation or staggering, seizures or unconsciousness.
    Chances are, if you are careful you should be fine. Always be aware of what your body is trying to tell you, and don't overdo it.

    mardi 11 novembre 2014

    suggestions on how to fight weight gain later in life

    Hot flashes, mood changes, and weight gain, even if you’ve never had weight issues, are just some of the physical and emotional symptoms of menopause. A study inobesity found that the typical weight gain during menopause was 11 pounds. And as if gaining weight wasn’t enough, the extra pounds put on during menopause tend to go straight to your abdominal area. The trouble with belly fat, besides the obvious vanity reasons, is that it has been shown to increase the risk of heart disease, certain cancers, and type 2 diabetes. So what can you do to fight the extra pounds and health risks? Here are three suggestions.
    • Start strength training. Cardiovascular exercise (walking, biking, swimming) is great for heart health; but if you really want to focus on losing weight, strength training is the key. As we age, we lose muscle mass and, as a result, burn fewer and fewer calories each year. We can either eat less and less to compensate or put our calorie burning into overdrive with strength training. The more muscle mass we have the more calories we will burn. InterActive Exercise is an easy way to start a strength training routine.
    • Monitor yourself. It’s pretty hard, if not impossible, to change something you are not aware needs changing. Do you know how many calories you eat a day or how many steps you take? If the answer is no, it’s time to start tracking. Keep a food journal and track everything you eat. You may be surprised by all the hidden snacks, sips, and samples you have throughout the day. Also keep a movement journal. Record your exercise and your daily movement. The goal is to take 10,000 steps daily. Finally, record your sleep. Menopause could be preventing you from getting the recommended 6-8 hours of sleep per night and lack of sleep is associated with weight gain.
    • Visit a weight loss specialist. A study of over 17,000 women showed that by losing weight menopausal women could reduce or eliminate hot flashes and night sweats. Medi-Weightloss® is a physician-supervised weight loss program than can help you lose up to 20 pounds* the first month. Our individualized weight loss program is tailored to meet the needs of each individual patient and has helped hundreds of thousands of people across the country.
    This information is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be an exhaustive examination of the subject matter nor a substitute for medical advice. Always consult your primary care physician or healthcare provider before beginning any diet or exercise program.
    On average, patients compliant with the Medi-Weightloss™ Program lose 6.4 pounds the first week and 14 pounds the first month. Rapid weight loss may be associated with certain medical conditions and should only be considered by those who are medically appropriate.

    10 snacks that you can keep at work to help keep you going all day long.

    If meetings, deadlines, and relentless projects leave no time for a break at work, you are not alone. According to a recent study, only one in three American workers has time to take a lunch break — leaving 65% of employees either eating at their desks or not at all. This all-day fasting can lead to dips in blood sugar, leaving you drained and unproductive. Here are 10 snacks that you can keep at work to help keep you going all day.
    • Almonds have the perfect balance of fats and protein to fill you up and give you an afternoon energy boost. One oz (about 12 nuts) has 90 calories and omega-9 fatty acids (the kind associated with good heart health).
    • Peanut butter and celery is perfect for the kids’ lunches and yours. Peanut butter is available in single-serving containers, making it a convenient, high-protein snack. Two stalks of celery topped with 2 Tbsp of natural peanut butter has only 8 grams of carbohydrates (3 of which are fiber). If celery isn’t your thing, peanut butter goes great with apples.
    • Protein bars indulge your palate with the sweetness it craves and the protein it needs. And Medi-Weightloss® offers a variety of flavors to keep your taste buds happy. Peanut butter, and chocolate, and blueberry – oh my!
    • Hard-boiled eggs have only 70 calories and 5-6 grams of protein. Boil eggs on Sunday and use them throughout the week. Enjoy them with a little salt or remove the yolk and replace it with 1 Tbsp hummus.
    • String cheese has only 80 calories and is high in protein. Eat it alone, with a small apple, or a handful of blueberries.
    • Healthy treat? It’s true with the Crispy Marshmallow Dream. Just 100 calories and 10 grams of protein, these bars are shelf stable so you can hide them in your desk until hunger strikes.
    • Cottage cheese is low in carbs and contains probiotics to aid digestion. Eat it plain or top with 1 Tbsp of chia seeds for an extra 5 grams of belly-filling fiber.
    • Walnuts contain fewer carbohydrates than almonds, peanuts, pistachios, and cashews. Plus, they have more antioxidant power than any other nut. Fourteen walnut halves (about 1 oz) contain just 4 grams of carbohydrates, 10 percent of your daily intake of magnesium, and 2½ grams of healthy omega-3 fats.
    • BBQ Zippers are a low-carb, high-protein alternative to salty, calorie-laden potato chips that ruin your waistline. Keep a box in your desk for when the munchies strike.
    • A snack recipe for you. If you’ve got an hour after work or on the weekend, you can snack smarter all week long by utilizing this Crispy Roasted Edamame recipe. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Rinse edamame (12-oz frozen bag) under cold water to thaw. In a large bowl, mix 1 Tbsp olive oil, ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper to taste. Toss edamame in mixture and then spread edamame on baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes or until crispy and golden. Let edamame cool and divide into 1/4 cup servings and place in plastic zipper bags.
    This information is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be an exhaustive examination of the subject matter nor a substitute for medical advice. Always consult your primary care physician or healthcare provider before beginning any diet or exercise program. Active Medi-Weightloss® patients should consult the experts at their location on whether the snacks are appropriate for their stage of the program.

    samedi 4 octobre 2014

    Top 5 Drinks That Help You Lose Weight

    If you have decided to lose the extra pounds, then you surely know that the only way to do that is by combining workouts with a healthy, balanced and nutritious diet. However, there are some types of drinks that will speed up the fat burning and help you lose weight quicker than you normally would, and here you will find 5 of the most efficient ones:
    1. Detox Juices
    Detox juices are certainly your most trustworthy allies in your battle against the extra pounds – you can easily make them in your kitchen, either entirely out of fruits or vegetables or by combining these two. Citrus fruits are known to have a powerful detox capability, therefore if you are looking for foods to help you purge all the toxins that have gathered inside you over the months then you must certainly include them in your detox juice. High-fiber root foods such as ginger, carrots or apples are also highly recommended for these juices, as they are known to also support the correct functioning of your digestive tract, not to mention the wealth of antioxidants that they deliver to your body.
    As you may know already, antioxidants are essential as they protect your body from the negative effects of the free radicals that can wreak havoc on your health if you allow them two. One eight ounce glass of detox juice per week will certainly keep all these problems far away from you! These juices have a double benefit – while they help your body get rid of the toxins, chemicals and all the dangerous substances that have accumulated inside your intestines, they also help you lose weight in the fastest and most natural way. One thing is for sure, though: all those who want to shed pounds yet stay healthy at the same time must go through at least one or two detox sessions throughout the course of a year.
    2. Vegetable Juices
    Vegetable juices, on the other hand, can also benefit your weight loss efforts in the long run and it is a known fact that the most suitable type of veggies for weight loss are the cruciferous ones. No matter if you juice them alone or you use them in conjunction with other fruits, these veggies (cabbage, kale, broccoli or cauliflower) will be your most efficient fat fighting weapon, and there is no better way to keep all the toxins away.  Another notable benefit of the vegetable juices is that in addition to helping your body fight free radicals and keeping you healthy, they will also balance the hormone levels in your body and prevent the hormone disruptors from interfering with the normal hormone levels. Cruciferous veggies are very rich in natural phytonutrients that are perfect for reducing the overall amount of body fat, for reducing inflammation and controlling the blood sugar levels, for balancing the hormone levels, boosting your metabolism as well as providing a thorough general detoxification.

    jeudi 2 octobre 2014

    Fad Diets: A Look Back at Weight Loss Trends

    The Master Cleanse, low-carb, raw food: These diets might seem like modern methods to lose weight, but they actually all have roots in diets that were originally popular more than 100 years ago. That’s the message historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman spreads through her research on the history of American diets and on her blog, Four Pounds Flour. Inspired by Lohman and her fascinating work, here’s a look at historic American diet trends — and the ways those trends still pop up today.

    People with higher 'sympathetic nerve activity' more likely to shed pounds, study finds

    People with higher levels of nerve activity may have an easier time losing weight, a small study suggests.
    Researchers looked at 42 overweight or obese people who took part in a 12-week weight-loss program that cut their daily calorie intake by 30 percent. The participants' resting sympathetic nerve activity was measured at the start of the study.
    The sympathetic nervous system, which spreads throughout the body, regulates many functions, including control of resting metabolic rate and the use of calories from food consumption.
    The researchers found that successful weight losers had significantly higher resting sympathetic nerve activity than those who had trouble shedding pounds. They also found that successful weight losers showed large increases in nerve activity after they ate a carbohydrate test meal. This did not occur in those who were weight-loss resistant.
    The study will appear in the February 2012 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
    "We have demonstrated for the first time that resting muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) is a significant independent predictor of weight-loss outcome in a cohort of overweight or obese subjects," lead author Nora Straznicky, of the Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia, said in a journal news release.
    "Our findings provide two opportunities. First, we may be able to identify those persons who would benefit most from lifestyle weight-loss interventions such as dieting. Secondly, the findings may also help in developing weight-loss treatments through stimulating this specific nervous activity."

    Fast Food: Counting Calories on the Road

    Fast food is tempting if you are traveling long distances — it’s easy to pick up and you don’t have to invest as much time as you would in a sit-down eatery. Yet, if you are counting calories and looking to lose weight, you may have concerns about how to make healthy choices in fast-food restaurants.
    Your wariness is justified. Data shows that people who say they eat often at fast-food restaurants are more likely to eat a high-fat diet and have excess body weight. But when you are on the road, you may have few options. Here’s how to make the best choices.
    Fast Food: Ask Questions Before You Order
    Curious to find out what types of healthy options are available on the road in rural areas, a team from Texas A&M University surveyed 261 fast-food restaurants, convenience stores, and supermarket/grocery stores in rural Texas. They found varying healthy choices in each location, but determined that supermarkets/grocery stores offered the most healthy prepared meals and side dishes, and convenience stores offered the least healthy options. Fast-food restaurants varied in their offerings and were not consistent, even among those of the same national brand.
    The results of this survey indicate that as a road-savvy traveler, you will have to adapt how you approach counting calories depending on what is available.
    “All fast-food restaurants have come up with some healthy choices. You just have to get the nutritional analysis and sit there and look at it,” says Donna L. Weihofen, RD, MS, nutritionist at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison. You are looking for calorie count per serving and for other key elements of the nutritional analysis, such as sodium (salt), carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and protein.
    Fast Food: Clues to Healthy Choices
    Navigating a sometimes massive menu board is the secret to ordering well. Stand to the side as you review it so you won’t be tempted to order in a rush.
    Better choices to order:
    • Grilled chicken sandwiches (hold the bun if watching carbs, hold the mayo and cheese if watching fat)
    • Salads with protein like broiled chicken (choose light or no salad dressing, hold the cheese)
    • Fresh fruit (without added sugar or syrup)
    • Steamed, roasted, or fresh vegetables
    • Baked potatoes with low-fat toppings (skip the cheese sauce and bacon bits)
    • Low-fat and low-sodium soups
    • Chili made with lean meat or turkey
    • Whole-grain bread, buns, wraps, or pizza crust
    • Baked chicken or fish
    • Low-fat or non-fat milk
    What to skip:
    • Anything fried
    • Full-fat dressings and toppings (bacon, cheese)
    • Mayonnaise-heavy salads (potato, coleslaw) and toppings
    • Upgrading to larger portions and adding French fries to your order
    • Sugary drinks
    • Dessert items other than fruit or fat-free frozen yogurt
    It’s true that the healthy choices look smaller and plainer than more traditional fast-food fare. “It might not be your favorite thing,” acknowledges Weihofen, but you will feel better making the healthy choice.
    What may surprise you about some fast food is that a seemingly healthy salad, if loaded with toppings like cheese, heavy dressings, and fried croutons, can exceed a plain hamburger in calorie count. Similarly, a stuffed deli-style sandwich with meat, cheese, and condiments may have twice the calories of a plain bun and patty.
    Most fast-food restaurants have nutritional information available online, and some have it posted on-site, so you could include a menu review as part of your trip planning. That way you will know what your meal options are at various fast food outlets.
    Fast Food: Calorie-Counting Bargains
    Another option to consider is stopping in at a grocery store or supermarket. While the food items you might find there are not consistent across the country, the Texas A&M study demonstrated that even in rural areas, supermarkets and grocery stores offer a wide variety of healthy food options, especially fresh fruits and vegetables.
    With a little research and advance planning, you should be able to stick tocounting calories and eat well, even when dining choices are limited.

    Spreading your calories throughout the day may help you stick to your diet and keep off the weight.

    "This time I am going to stick to my diet," you tell yourself. You make every effort to follow a healthful eating plan, but in a moment of weakness, hunger strikes and you find yourself indulging in a feeding frenzy.
    Is there any way to break this vicious cycle and lose weight for good? It might be time to consider not only looking at what you eat, but also whenyou eat.
    Skip Meals Now, Overeat Later
    If you are trying to lose weight, you probably know the importance of keeping an eye on the number of calories you're consuming. But you may not know that how many calories you eat at each sitting can make a difference in your weight-loss efforts, too.
    There is evidence that people who skip breakfast and eat fewer, larger meals during the day tend to weigh more than people who eat a healthy breakfast and four or five smaller meals. This may be because they end up feeling hungrier, which makes it easy to give into temptation. "When you skip meals you will [eventually] overeat," says Pete McCall, MS, an exercise physiologist with the American Council on Exercise.

    When you go for hours without eating, your blood sugar levels dip, which can leave you feeling hungry and shaky. A drop in blood sugar can also trigger people to lose their willpower and reach for a calorie-laden treat.
    Smaller Meals, More Often
    If you eat smaller, more frequent meals throughout the day, your appetite may be better controlled, helping you adhere to your weight-loss plan. By consistently fueling your body with calories — even limited calories — you avoid the feeling of starvation that derails so many diets.
    "The idea is that if you have three meals and a couple of snacks throughout the day, you are regulating your blood sugar and maintaining your body chemistry," notes McCall.
    When you are consuming fewer calories every day as part of a weight-loss plan, it's even more important to eat consistently throughout the day to reassure your body that you are not starving. According to Kimberly Lummus, MS, RD, when you eat too few calories, your body goes into starvation mode and actually holds onto calories, which can sabotage weight loss.

    Managing Your Calorie Intake
    Switching from two or three large meals to five or six "mini-meals" may help keep both your blood sugar and metabolism steady. McCall recommends restructuring the day's intake into smaller meals plus more substantial snacks. For someone who plans to eat about 2,000 calories per day, for example, he suggests eating three meals of 500 to 600 calories each and two 100- to 200-calorie snacks.
    If eating larger meals is working for you and you're meeting your weight-loss goals, there is no reason to switch to smaller meals. Spreading your calories out may simply help you better control your appetite and perhaps increase your diet success, especially if you reach a weight-loss plateau.
    Remember that the bottom line for weight loss remains the same: "Monitor your caloric consumption," advises McCall. "Do not over-consume."

    dimanche 10 août 2014

    Things to Eat at Hussainabad Food Street in Karachi

    Hussainabad is one of the most famous food streets of Karachi. Located in the heart of Azizabad, it is the recreation spot for many families, groups of friends, and foodies alike. There is a variety of different foods available at Hussainabad, and you can even order different things from different shops, all at the same time (talk about uber Ala Carte system). It is one of the liveliest places I've ever set foot upon, with the hustle bustle going strong even at 3 am. This street comes to life after sun down (in the mornings, it's like curfew in the area, complete quiet and peace) but once the shops open around 7 pm, there isn't any stopping.
    Despite the horror of parking your car or even managing to get through the street in your car without having to wait around 15 minutes and without honking continuously, it is an amazing place for all foodies who want to treat their taste palettes but can't go all the way to Burns Road for it. And to be honest, the noise and honking add up to the milieu of the food street itself so it might seem disturbing when you read about it here, in the sanctity of your homes, but your ears will get tuned to the noise once you are on the spot.
    A huge problem occurs when you want to order food but get confused with the tens of options available in Hussainabad. So, here are a few options for you to explore, or rather, be safe with:
    Karachi Haleem - Yes, the ultimate Haleem maker of the city has a shop in Hussainabad too. Karachi Haleem is probably the Desi Man's McDonald's. Once you see the board, you know you're safe and you know you won't go hungry. So for those who don't want to risk it, go to Karachi Haleem and order chicken or beef haleem. You'll be safe.
    Food Center - Yes, another major street food 'brand'. Food center has a branch in Hussainabad and is pretty much like a dolled and decked up Barbie Princess in the midst of cloth woven rag dolls. It's pretty, it is air conditioned, and they serve amazing fried Brain Masala with "Karak Naan". If you are going with your family and aren't fond on sitting on the roadside, Food Centre is the option for you.
    The shop opposite Food Center - For some odd reason, I always forget the name of the option. It's not like it is a small stall or anything, but it is just one of those names that my mind can never register. Nevertheless, this shop serves heavenly butter kababs. Yes, they fry the kababs in butter and you will end up licking or biting your own fingers off after you are done, they are that tasty.

    samedi 8 mars 2014

    Finding a Good Weight Loss Program Today

    Millions of people today want to lose weight and get fit. No matter what your motivation may be, you'll want to explore the various programs that are getting a lot of publicity today. Not all of them are going to give you the same results, but some of them may in fact help you gain a foothold in the transition from where you are now and the body you've always wanted. You may want to look into search terms like "weight lose program" and things like that, just to ensure you are covering all the bases. There are a few things that may help you narrow down your search, which can easily turn into an arduous task if you're not careful.
    First and foremost, you will want to make sure that you look for something that is going to be feasible for you. Not everyone needs to go to the extreme, for example, so make sure that you have a clear idea of what you want to pursue and what may not work for you. To further explain this, think about what some people go through to lose weight. They spend hours on end in the gym, and make sure to eat only a small morsel here and there. If that doesn't sound like something favorable, then don't do it. Find something else.
    Don't let anything that you find make you lose sight of your goals. Some people find a plan that seems to work for a short time and then give up when results stop. Not every diet that you go on is going to have you losing a tremendous amount of weight forever. There is a tipping point where the results start to take longer and longer to manifest. That doesn't mean that you should give up, it's just something to consider when you're amidst trying out different programs.
    When all else fails and you're not sure what it's going to take to lose weight, perhaps it's time to find out what your friends, family and coworkers are doing. You may be surprised by what they tell you. Emulating their approach may be the one way to unlock a true weight loss program for your needs. Just remember, if you don't find something immediately, that's OK. Take your time, as you may find something that works for you, and not the whole world. Eating right, exercising, and actually sticking to it takes time, so don't beat yourself up if you can't make a change in 24 hours.