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Healthy Weight Control - An Introduction
Healthy weight makes one look and feel better, whereas excess weight can be associated with lots of life-threatening diseases. Earlier excess weight gain was considered a disease of the wealthy. But nowadays even developing and poor countries are facing similar problems. Over the years our eating habits have changed drastically. Most of us prefer fast foods that are unhealthy and reasons for weight gain.
There are plenty of reasons for overweight or obese people to lose weight - to become healthier, look better, feel better or to be more energetic. Regardless of the reason, successful weight control and healthy weight management depends on reasonable goals and expectations. If you set wise goals for yourself, the chances are you will be more likely to meet them and succeed in keeping the weight off. As a matter of fact, shedding even 5 to 10% of your weight is the sort of goal that will certainly help you improve your health.
Most obese or overweight people ought to lose weight gradually. For safe and healthy weight loss, try not to shed more than two pounds a week. Oftentimes, people with serious health problems associated with obesity could have genuine reasons for losing weight fast. If this is the case, a physician's supervision is called for.
Successful weight control should take into account all these factors. That is the reason why you should ignore products and programs that promise fast and easy results. Likewise, avoid those that promise permanent results without necessitating permanent changes in your lifestyle. Any ads that tell you that you can shed pounds without lowering your caloric intake or without increasing your physical activity are selling fantasies and false hopes. As a matter of fact, a lot of people would call them highly fraudulent. Further, the use of some products may also not be safe in the long run.
|Submitted on January 16, 2014|