RCMC Medical Center Offers Nutrition Counseling in California

At the heart of every good weight-loss plan is one single concept:  Good nutrition.  Weight loss isn’t simply about exercise, and it certainly isn’t about starving yourself.  It’s about helping your body effectively process the energy in its fat, as well as the energy coming in from the food you eat on a daily basis.

Based on our years of experience and extensive medical expertise offering nutrition counseling to California here at the RCMC Medical Center we’ve got some very simple and easily-implemented tips to help YOU make the most of your diet.  

Top Four Tips for Improving Your Nutrition and Health

  1. Aerobic Exercise

When you exercise and build lean muscle, you body will actually burn more calories, even when you are resting. It is important to consistently exercise to keep, and build muscle. Training as little as 2 days per week can go a very long way.

Aerobic Exercise not only helps you build muscle mass and keep toned, it also raises your metabolism. In the event you train in the morning, you will be increasing your metabolism throughout the entire day.

  1. Eat earlier, not later.

A good diet truly does start with a healthy breakfast, full of energy-rich foods that help you get through the day.  This jump-starts your metabolism, and ensures your body is making the most of the energy it’s given.  

On the other hand, dinner should normally be the smallest meal you eat.  You don’t need the extra calories at night, when you’re generally at rest.  When possible, try not to eat anything more than 3-4 hours before bedtime.  Those calories will turn straight to fat, because there’s nowhere else for them to go.

  1. Drink plenty of water.

This is one of the easiest dieting tips of all.  Your body needs water, and plenty of it.  If you’re dehydrated, you may start to crave foods -specifically foods with high water content- because your body is trying to get more water.

Staying hydrated is actually one of the best ways of preventing over-eating and unnecessary cravings.

  1. Balance protein, grains, and leafy greens.

Forget those fad diets that try to focus exclusively on one type of food – they’re almost always bad for your long-term health.  The best and most nutritious diet is one that contains a balance of healthy proteins (such as nuts and white meat), dark leafy greens, and whole-grain foods like brown rice and oats.

RCMC Medical Center Wants You to Succeed

Whether you’re dieting on your own or utilizing RCMC Medical Center’s own customized California nutrition counseling services, we’re here to help you reach the weight and size you want to be at.

For more information about our weight loss services or nutrition counseling in California, call us today!