At Forum Health Medical Weight Loss, we’re passionate about helping you reach your goals and attaining long-term success. If you’re hitting a plateau in your weight loss, our nutritional coaches recommend tracking your calorie and protein intake.
When it comes to weight loss, roughly 80 percent of the game is nutrition. If you’re experiencing a plateau, it might be beneficial to take a look at what you’re doing in the kitchen.
There are a lot of deceptively unhealthy foods out there, and it’s important to know what you’re putting into your body. Tracking the number of calories you consume helps you to be more mindful of your food choices and portion sizes.
For those actively trying to lose weight, it’s important to read the nutrition labels when you’re buying food and drinks. A lot of items that seem healthy can actually have high caloric content.
As an example, that cup of yogurt or fruit smoothie you’re buying might have healthy-sounding ingredients. However, either could be loaded with added sugar that skyrockets the calorie content. Alcohol is another area where calories sneak up on people. All it takes is a few beers or sugary cocktails to send your calorie count skyrocketing.
Not only that, but plenty of food products can be deceptive when it comes to portion size. If you go to your local grocery store, chances are you’ll see an example of this. There will be items that list a low-calorie figure on its packaging, but have “per serving” in small letters next to that number. Now that healthy snack has turned into a calorie bomb without you realizing it.
Additionally, it’s also important to track the amount of protein and water you’re ingesting as well. Protein is critical for supporting weight loss with its ability to help build lean muscle, curb appetite, and boost metabolism. Meanwhile, water is essential to our daily lives and it’s important to supplement your weight loss goals—and avoid dehydration— by drinking the recommended amount each day.
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When you work with Forum Health Medical Weight Loss, you’ll benefit from professional nutritional support and an individualized weight loss program. This plan helps you select the right meals for your unique needs. Your calories, protein, and water intake will all be taken into account to create a plan that’s specialized for your goals.
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