There isn’t a magical pill or a perfect formula to help you lose weight. Everyone is different. What works for someone else might not work as well for you. And often it takes time, hard work and patience to make a change. Overall this can be a rather frustrating and overwhelming process.
Yes! You’re reading the title of this blog correctly. You can lose weight by eating more food. I promise. But the caveat here is eating the right foods. You can’t fill your plate with doughnuts and pizza. You need to choose foods that are low-energy-density foods. Say what? Don’t get too worried; I’m about to explain what this all means for you. Energy density is defined as kcal/g of food, or how many calories are packed into each gram of the food you’re eating.
Chances are good that you are one of millions Americans who reflect on the past year and make it a goal to change certain aspects of their lives through New Year’s resolutions. And one of the top resolutions made by Americans every year is a Fitness New Year’s Resolution, which is typically to lose weight or to improve their overall health.
A hot trend over the past few years has been the emergence of IIFYM. While the study of macronutrients (fats, protein and carbs) has been around for several years, the acronym has taken on a life of its own, leading to websites, blogs and a somewhat ever-growing rift between the world of “clean” eaters and IIFYM followers.