Weight Loss Is Easier Than You Think

Weight loss is defined as a decrease in total body weight. This can be achieved through loss of fluid, body fat, adipose tissue, or other tissues. Many diets exist that promise quick weight loss. So many Americans are desperate for a quick way to lose weight that they will try any of these diets. But, is there actually a simplistic way to achieve such weight loss?

In the book “The Weight Loss Cure” by Kevin Trudeau, the writer mentions a three-stage plan spanning over months. The first stage involves cleansing of the liver and intestines by switching over to all organic foods. During the second stage, injections of human chorionic gonadotropin have to be taken everyday. The injections are stopped in the third stage but the organic food continues. Doing some workout or walking for an hour daily is also advised by the author.

I believe that is an extreme example of what people are willing to do to shed pounds. Although that weight loss cure may work, in order to reach and maintain a healthy weight, one must live a healthy lifestyle. A healthy diet and exercise are essential for weight loss and they must be incorporated into your daily routine. A little willpower will go a long way in helping you reach your weight loss goals.

Television commercials for diet pills often promise simple solutions for fast weight loss. But the message that is often overlooked is their statment to “combine with diet and exercise”. It is important to ensure that the formulation of the pills is scientifically proven to be effective in reducing weight. Before buying, make sure to research their ingredients so you are not duped into taking pills that you don’t need – or won’t actually work for you.

One of the steps towards achieving natural weight loss is by changing one’s eating habits. Different diet plans are available to help you to lose weight, making it difficult to choose one. Following the food pyramid however can guide you to select a suitable plan. It can tell you how many servings you need to eat in a day, where you need to cut back or eat more of.

There is no such thing as a weight loss cure. Be determined, once you have made up your mind stick to a healthy diet with organic foods. You can eat lots of nutritional foods and avoid that ’empty’ feeling, don’t fall the quick weight loss adverts, they are misleading and can be dangerous. A good diet needs a good friend – exercise, they really do go hand in hand with each other.

– Anne Barton