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Secrets of Weight Loss

bigstock-Young-African-Woman-In-Old-Jea-42232669The million dollar secret to weight loss is to be able to cut 500 calories a day from your diet. That will translate into 35000 calories a week. (500 calories x 7 days in a week = 3500 calories)Well, it turns out that 3500 calories is equivalent to 1 pound of body fat.  So by losing 3500 calories a week one can safely burn off 1 pound of body fat in 1 week.

 

Operation Cut 500 calories a day!

weight_loss_copyFor the African this is quite easy. Our meals come in such insanely high calories, it is very easy to start cutting down. Take for instance 1 Ball of a small Ga Kenkey (400g) has a whopping 1440 calories! Think about it, the total daily requirement is 2000 calories for the average person,  just one […]

 

Why am I cutting calories but not losing weight?

“I have a slower metabolism.” Women especially tend to have lower muscle mass. The average womanOverweight Young Black Woman Holding An Apple - African People has 46lb of muscle and the average man has 72 lbs of muscle. Since muscles consume 7 calories at rest1, men lose weight much more easily compared to women. The way around this for women is to increase their […]