Monday, April 27, 2009

Is Weight Loss A Worry?

Many people struggle to keep their weight under control. You'd think that would be impossible with so many diets available. But that's half the problem.

The truth is that most diets don't work. They force you into a regime that's not suited to your lifestyle, or else they shock your body with sudden changes that it can't cope with. Surely in this day and age there must be something that can be done?

There is.

The answer is, as usual, quite simple. Forget the "eat only watermelon" ideas or the untenable exercise regimes. The only way to guarantee success is by making small changes and incorporating them into a healthier way of living.

Even one small change a week can make a dramatic difference. For example, here are some easy steps you can take that will help you get into better physical and mental shape:
  • Exercise for a few minutes every day
  • Avoid sweet or fatty foods between meals
  • Eat fruit or yogurt for dessert
  • Drink a glass of water with every meal
  • Add at least two vegetables to each main meal

You can see that none of these changes are going to cause you too much grief. You can exercise in any way that suits you, like walking the dog, swimming or weeding the garden. The combination of fruit, vegetables, water and exercise will restore your energy and help you shed unwanted pounds.

Just stick to it, and watch what happens!

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