Setting Weight, Activity and Nutritional Goals
The advancement of science and, in particular, medical science in the past two centuries has occurred largely owing to experimentation. Prior to that, science relied predominantly on empiricism, or pure observations, to provide knowledge.
Eating Well: Nutrition Goals To lose weight and prevent or slow the progression of diabetes, your nutrition goals should include targets for calorie and fat intake, based on your starting weight. Table 8.1 shows the calculated calorie and fat goals necessary to achieve weight loss. As part of this effort, you’ll need to establish goals
Setting goals provides a target and direction for transformation and is an important component of successful lifestyle change. Let’s look at some of the elements of successful goal setting. Consider the following as you set your goals and go about achieving them: