Weight loss is never easy, and for many people, it has become a never-ending battle of losing the weight and then to have it end in frustration by gaining it back. Although it can sometimes be difficult, there are plenty of things those who want to lose weight can do to make the process easier. Choosing a weight loss plan based on individual goals and what fits with the dieter’s lifestyle is an option.
Kendall County Now reported that there were certain things dieters could do to make sure they chose the right weight loss plan and achieved their goals. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) said that a weight-loss plan that helps the dieter keep the weight off is a critical component of choosing the right plan to lose weight.
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“Successful, long-term weight control must focus on your overall health, not just on what you eat. Changing your lifestyle is not easy, but adopting healthy habits may help you manage your weight in the long run. Effective weight loss programs include ways to keep the weight off for good. These programs provide healthy behaviors that help you lose weight that you can stick with every day.”
As previously reported by the Inquisitr, one of the simplest weight-loss tricks is to simply drink water before meals. In a study, participants drank 16 ounces of water 30 minutes before meals. Within a 12-week period, those who drank the water managed to lose almost 10 pounds without making other changes at all to their weight-loss plans. Simple dietary changes can actually have lasting results and can be incorporated into the dieter’s lifestyle as a permanent change.
A good weight-loss plan needs to accomplish three things: change the person’s lifestyle, help the dieter lose weight, and help the dieter maintain the weight loss. The secret to success is to choose a program based on individual preference and these three elements.
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KM TV reported that sometimes a more unconventional route may be necessary in order to achieve the results that the dieter wants. Plenty of weight-loss testimonials have been made by those who ate bread, pizza, and tacos while pigging out on McDonald’s and Olive Garden. Although it may be possible to lose weight using these types of foods, it’s necessary to dig deeper and find out how to incorporate favorite foods into a weight-loss plan that gets results.
The first thing to do is to choose high-quality ingredients. Although Oprah said that she lost weight eating bread, it didn’t tell the whole story. She chose the nuttiest, grainiest breads that are high in fiber and contain plenty of nutrients. High-quality ingredients in foods like pizza are possible by choosing a low-calorie tomato sauce that contains as few ingredients as possible and includes avoiding extra salt or oil.
Portion and calorie control are also an important part of adding favorite foods to a diet. Oprah only eats one slice of bread a day. Keeping calories low is especially important because losing weight requires eating fewer calories than the dieter is burning.
Although diet is the primary factor in a good weight-loss plan, exercise is an important part of losing weight too. The right workouts can help build muscle and a pound of muscle burns more calories than a pound of fat. Exercise isn’t just a way to help the dieter lose weight. It also contributes to a healthier lifestyle.
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