Health Tip: Frame of Mind Key to Losing Weight
(HealthDay News) -- Losing weight is a challenge, but approaching it with the right frame of mind can help you succeed.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests how to prepare for losing weight:
Focus on taking in enough food and drink to meet -- not exceed -- your body's caloric needs.
Take time to plan meals and snacks to help you make better choices.
Keep a record of your food intake and calories to help you stay on track.
Focus on getting more exercise.
Restrict calories you consume from added fats and sugars.
Stick to small portion sizes, particularly for high-calorie foods.
Eat at home more often; when you do eat out, make healthier choices.
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