Weightloss Tips You Can Live With

Get Healthy! Get Lighter!
The Council On Physical Fitness and Sports has issued some great tips for getting
healthy. We should all take these to heart!
• Start your day with breakfast.
Breakfast fills your “empty tank” to get you going after a long night without food. And it can help
you do better in school. Dr. Leslie McClellan has a program that starts your day with a healthy
breakfast.
• Get Moving!
It’s easy to fit physical activities into your daily routine. Walk, bike or jog to see friends. Take a 10-
minute activity break every hour while you read, do homework or watch TV. Climb stairs instead of
taking an escalator or elevator. Try to do these things for a total of 30 minutes every day.
• Snack smart.
Snacks are a great way to refuel. Choose snacks from different food groups – and eat every 3
hours so your blood sugar levels stay stable….No Sugar Spikes! Read More→

Nutritional Tips

Healthy foods to incorporate into your diet and assist with weight loss:

Avocados
Great for raising HDL levels
Use in salads
Guacamole
Eat out of the shell with lemon juice and salt
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Take It Off And Keep It Off!

Take It Off And Keep It Off!

Think you need to lose some weight?
While there is no “one size fits all” solution to permanent healthy weight loss, the following guidelines are a great place to start:

Think lifestyle change, not short-term diet. Permanent weight loss is not something that a “quick-fix” diet can achieve. Instead, think about weight loss as a permanent lifestyle change—a commitment to your health for life. Various popular diets can help to jumpstart your weight loss, but permanent changes in your lifestyle and food choices are what will work in the long run. At McClellan Family Chiropractic, we have found permanent weight loss solutions for our patients is best.

Find a cheering section. Social support means a lot. The most successful weight loss programs use group support or coaches  to impact weight loss and lifelong healthy eating. Seek out support—whether in the form of family, friends, or a support group—so that you can get the encouragement you need.

Slow and steady wins the race. Aim to lose 1 to 2 pounds a week to ensure healthy weight loss. Losing weight too fast can take a toll on your mind and body, making you feel sluggish, drained, and sick. When you drop a lot of weight quickly, you’re actually losing mostly water and muscle, rather than fat. Go slow and succeed!

Set goals to keep you motivated. Short-term goals, like wanting to fit into a bikini for the summer, usually don’t work as well as goals like wanting to feel more confident or become healthier for your children’s sakes. When frustration and temptation strike, concentrate on the many benefits you will reap from being healthier and leaner. Your weight loss coach can really be helpful to keep you on track!
Use tools that help you track your progress. Keep a food journal and weigh yourself regularly, keeping track of each pound you lose and inch of your waist lost. By keeping track of your weight loss efforts, you’ll see the results in black and white, which will help you stay motivated.

We really have seen a difference in our new Medifast Program, now in Etowah County. No need to go to Birmingham when you can come to our office and find out all about it. Call Dr. Leslie McClellan today and get started on a healthier YOU! Call her at 256 494 8690.

MediFast Is Now In Gadsden!

Your MediFast In Gadsden!

MediFast has now come to Etowah County! We are using Medifast as part of our WeightLoss Program here at McClellan Family Chiropractic! If you need to lose weight and have always had problems with Yo-Yo diets, consider the following.

At McClellan, you can learn to:

Create health in your life through good nutrition, proper sleep, ample exercise, and successful stress-reduction techniques.

Cultivate the Habits of Health—step-by-step, one day at a time—to replace those habits of disease that make us ill, overweight, and unhappy.

Grow a healthier YOU with techniques proven to be successful by people who have maintained a healthy weight for years after going on the Program.

Identify unhealthy patterns and triggers, and choose to stay true to your health goals.
Transform your world into a supportive environment where healthy habits can grow and thrive.

To find out how and get a free evaluation from Dr. Leslie McClellan, call us today at 256-494-8690.