Weight Loss Frustration

  Is frustration your biggest obstacle with losing weight? Are you not losing as fast as you would like, or maybe not losing at all? For every obstacle you may encounter with sustainable weight loss, we at David’s Way to Health and Fitness can help you. Brenda Sue and I can help you because we…

Simple Swaps for Simple Carbs

Plan Your Nutrition The worst thing that you can do when it comes to nutrition is to leave it to chance. If you don’t plan your meals and snacks, you will eventually be hungry at a time where the only foods around you are poor choices. We have all had the experience of getting to…

Seeds That Satisfy!

Crunchy Goodness! Seeds provide amazing nutrition with a nutty crunch, and they are easier to work into my caloric total for the day than nuts. It’s very easy to overeat pecans, walnuts, almonds or cashews but it’s more challenging to eat too many seeds. Pepitas, pumpkin seeds, are the only seeds that I have to…

Instant Gratification Versus Deprivation

Two good reasons you cannot lose weight are instant gratification and deprivation. Often is the case that people who are prone to need instant gratification with food fail their diets simply because they deprive themselves. Food deprivation is not the best course of action to take when trying to lose weight. In fact, it is…

Healthy Nutrition Requires Fat

Healthy nutrition requires fat, yet fats are what people believe they need to give up first. This misguided idea that fats are not healthy in your diet was based essentially on the fact that fats contain more than twice the calories of protein and carbohydrates. While this is true, your body still requires this vital…

Macros Explained

Nothing New! The word “macros” is dropped so frequently it seems like a ticket into the inner “Sanctuary of The Foodie”. In the past, people just discussed the individual items that are known as macros. We talked about protein, carbs and fat. It wasn’t necessary to sound trendy or obsessed. Calories were always the main…

Cheating Yourself With Cheat Meals

I am just going to be blunt and say that if you are enjoying cheat meals while trying to lose weight, you are only cheating yourself. Sure, you may have success with weight loss for a little while, but sooner or later, you are going to put that lost weight right back on. Seriously, if…

How I Lost the Weight for Good

Brenda Sue’s Before and After Lost Weight Lifetime Struggle By the time that I was 4 years old, my mother was convinced that I was fat. She believed that I would grow into a morbidly obese adult. Although I was not fat as a child, weighing 40 pounds at age 4, my mother took me…

Fruit and Vegetables to Feel Better!

Experiments With Fruit and Vegetables Those of you who have read very much of my writing know that I have run countless experiments related to health and fitness on myself throughout my life. That’s why writing here at David’s Way comes natural to me. I write a lot from personal experience. Since I have noticed…

The Reason We get Fat

Besides the obvious answer of eating more calories than we consume, what is the reason we get fat? The truth is, we were designed to carry extra fat since our early ancestors lived a hunter gatherer lifestyle – evolution has never caught up to our modern lifestyles. For thousands of years, our ancestors lived during…