|Simple Weight Loss Tips Anyone Can Implement!
Types Weight Loss
The reduction in body mass due to fluid loss, lean mass like the mineral deposits
in the bone, loss of lean mass in tendons, muscles and connective tissue, all
culminate in the total weight loss of a person. Weight loss can occur either
intentionally or unintentionally. Unintentional weight loss can occur when a
person suffers from health problems like insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism or infections
like HIV or cancer. Dehydration caused by diuretics can also lead to weight loss.
Different Ways To Achieve Weight Loss
Weight loss can be achieved by dietary modification and lifestyle
modifications. Substituting high caloric foods like whole white bread, fruit juices, pasta, potatoes and other starch rich foods with whole
wheat bread, brown rice and fiber rich foods like beans, cabbage, green leafy
vegetables, roughage containing apples, legumes etc can help in natural weight
loss. Drugs that reduce appetite, stomach size and fat absorption can cause the
body to easily get satisfied with less food intake. Liposuction can
be considered as an extreme option to cut out the excess mass of fat. Bariatric
surgery reduces stomach size, is also kept as a last option. A less traumatic
procedure is virtual
gastric band which utilizes hypnosis therapy. With hypnosis, the stomach is made to believe that it is fully satisfied by
giving specific suggestions the
brain. As a result the brain is made to think that the stomach is very small and thus less food
is needed to fill it up.
Foods That Can Influence Weight Problems
Skipping breakfast, eating just before going to bed, excess snacks while
watching TV, sedentary life style can cause obesity. Thus including more leafy
vegetables, substituting honey for sugar, substituting fruits like banana,
plums, oranges, apples for candies and chocolates can be beneficial in weight
loss. No food group must be excluded from the regular food plan as one food
complements the other in its benefits. One needs to include more polyunsaturated
fatty acids like omega-3-fatty acids to reduce cholesterol levels. Enough fiber
intakes must be watched out to prevent constipation. The amount of food intake
during summer must be less and fish must be taken to replace the red meat.
What To Avoid And What Not To Avoid If You Want To Escape Obesity
Excess alcohol intake increases appetite which leads to more calorific intake
on top of the empty calories that alcohol contains.
Using virgin olive oil in salads instead of fatty dressings should be considered.
Excess stress can lead to obesity and diabetes thus practicing breathing
exercises and engaging in relaxing activities is a must. Regular exercise is
highly essential as exercise improves cardiovascular health and increases the
good cholesterol or high density lipoprotein. Fried starchy foods like potato,
tapioca, yams can be replaced with grilled vegetables as doing this reduces
quit a bit of calories. When going out, small meals should be ordered instead
the unlimited buffets should be avoided like the plague. Healthy foods that can be quickly prepared at home include frozen vegetables, low fat cheeses
and brown rice.
Fighting Obesity Through Simple Dieting
You must not plan a diet which is so strict that makes one's crave. There is
a need to have small meals occasionally as insulin levels will rise sharply if too
much food is taken at a single time. We can include more spices in the food.
Snacks after dinner must be avoided. Food must be taken at proper intervals,
almost at the same time each day.