diets and weight loss Tips


Fiber and Calories

Dietary fiber makes you feel full. Add fiber to your meals and you’ll eat fewer calories. Consume fewer calories than you burn and you’ll lose weight. It’s that simple. When most people think of fiber, they think of “roughage,” like bran. Although insoluble dietary fiber is important, you also need soluble fiber. Both types of fiber are found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, and s



If your aging friend or relative is in a home for the elderly, you may be able to persuade him or her to choose a diet that is wiser than the average diet people eat there.


Weight Gain

Weight gain occurs when you have an increase in body weight. Many people with cancer think they will lose weight and are surprised, and sometimes upset when they gain weight.