The recommended protein intake is 1 gram per pound of body weight per day – the rule of thumb is 3.5 ounces of “complete” protein per day for the first 100 pounds, and .5 ounce for each 10 pounds over 100. A 150 pound woman should eat 5.5 oz a day. If you exercise vigorously, or have a physically demanding job, your protein needs could be higher.
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The cornerstone of treatment for conditioned hypereating is developing the capacity to refuse the cue’s invitation to the brain. Intervention begins with the knowledge that we have a moment of choice – but only a moment – to recognize what is about to happen and do something else instead.
A study presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session this month in Orlando suggests that “music may help serve as an extra tool to help motivate someone to exercise more, which is critical to heart health”
You can succeed with two dramatically different approaches to weight loss. One is based on “sensory satiety.” You eat the same boring food meal after meal – e.g., canellini beans and water-packed tuna. The other is based on variety – sometimes called “eating your colors.” You eat as wide a variety of nutrient-dense foods as possible.