If you are overweight, don't think "I need to take a diet", instead think "I desire a new lifestyle ".

When you finally decide you'll need to lose the weight, don't begin a diet as an immediate treatment for a problem, like having to get a more substantial size dress instead of 1 two sizes smaller than you are; or your belt is too small and you've to get a more substantial one, not just a good sign. In men, a rise in waistline often means your heart might be feeling the pressure of this extra fat around your waist.

Time to create some changes; but these changes cannot or should not be made to solve a temporary obstacle. You must decide to alter your life-style rather than going on a diet. You realize that everything you have already been this far doesn't work, so perhaps it's time and energy to try something different.

Don't be impatient to lose those unwanted pounds, allow yourself sufficient time to lose them safely. Remember, you did not gain the weight overnight and you can't expect the human body to drop those pounds overnight.

By now you have realized that those diets you've been on, just don't work! Time for a different approach. Time for a life-style change.

Think long-term results. Start by learning what your caloric intake must be, based on your sex, height, age and physical activity. To be able to start losing the weight, deduct 500 calories daily from your plan if you wish to lose one pound per week. I am aware, that doesn't appear to be much, but then, in order to lose more, raise your physical exercise and the crowning point is...Stop eating from junk food places, which contain high amounts of saturated fats, salt and carbohydrates.

Yes, in this time of stress, rushing from here to there, working late and other things that, it now is easier to show to junk food, processed food items and processed meats which are loaded with all sort of chemicals for enhancing color, and Nitrites for extending the shelve life of the product. Let's not forget boxed or canned items.

By embracing all the modern commodities of our life-style, which by the way, are wonderful, we should also be familiar with what it is exactly that people are consuming and what precisely are manufacturers feeding us. Make a practice of reading labels.

Here is another life-style change which includes protein, vegetables, and low sugar fruits, in place of refined carbohydrates, loaded with sugar, boxed or canned foods not merely loaded with chemicals but additionally with salt.


Published by Whitney Morgan