This is so true and when a diabetic, are CKD or on dialysis, keeping your weight down to protect joints, lower Type II diabetes and make it better on everything while on dialysis work better, we need to be aware of what fat looks like and try not to have it to carry around.

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A healthy weight loss goal is 1-2 pounds per week. What does a pound of fat mean to you?

1 lb fat <— 1 pound of fat!

A pound of body fat equals about 3500 calories. So, if you have a calorie deficit of 500 calories (meaning that you burn 500 calories more than you consume each day) you would lose about one pound per week.

Basic Tips to Help You Lose a Pound of Fat a Week:
– Cut high calorie, low nutrition items. Cut out a flavored latte for black coffee, or cut out a soda for water as an easy way to save about 200-250 calories a day. (halfway to 500!)
– Swap high calorie, low nutrition food for lower calorie, high nutrition food. Grab some fruit instead of cookies or cake. Swap your greasy chips for air popped popcorn. Look for grilled and steamed instead of battered and…

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