You should eat six to eight small meals per day. One hundred and twenty to one hundred and fifty calories per meal. Good choices are nonfat yogurt, granola type bars or frozen meals.

Any food is allowed as long as you keep it down to the calorie range. A balanced meal containing protein and a small amount of carbohydrates is best. High fiber foods have the advantage of making you feel fuller. They also pull some fats out of the body on their quick passage through the body. Instant oatmeal is a great way to start the day because it is high in fiber and portion controlled. Just microwave and it is ready to eat.

You should eat your first meal of one hundred and fifty calories as soon as you get up in the morning. This starts the metabolism and tells your body to get going. During the day you should try to eat every two hours.

Exercise that raises the pulse rate is the other habit you need to develop. Minimum of three twenty minute sets of fast exercise per week. Running, dancing and swimming are all great exercise. Exercise also tones up the body. Walking is a good daily exercise since it tones muscle but does not stress the body too much.

Making a habit of small meals and doing exercise that raises the pulse rate is the key to losing weight. Exercise and eat the…

Source by Ray Sipe