By Melissa Rifkin, MS, RDN, CDN
In this article:
A healthy weight does not look the same for everyone. Gender, height, age, body frame and composition, health goals, and activity levels are some of the important factors to take into account when assessing what a healthy weight is for your body. While there is no one equation that works for everyone in determining an ideal weight, there are a number of factors that are helpful for anyone with a weight loss goal, starting with eating habits.
What is Mindful Eating?
Mindful eating is a concept that encompasses your “why” surrounding food habits. Are you eating out of hunger? Or as you looking for a snack to distract from the stress you are feeling at work? Unfortunately, most adults don’t take the time to think through the “why.” If you can stay more aware of your eating cues and put a brief pause between wanting a snack and getting it, you can set up yourself to be able to make more mindful choices to better serve your goals.
Click ahead to read the first tip from Melissa on how to set rules for your weight loss.