Weight and health go hand in hand. If there is an increase or decrease in your weight then it an indication that you may be prone to or may have serious health problems in your life.
When it comes to weight loss, there's no lack of fad diets promising fast results. But such diets
Limit your nutritional intake, can be unhealthy, and tend to fail in the long run.
Your weight, your waist size, and the amount of weight gained since your mid-20s can have serious health implications. These factors can strongly influence your chances of developing the following diseases and conditions:
The key factor in achieving and maintaining a healthy weight isn't about short-term dietary changes rather it's about a lifestyle which includes healthy eating, regular physical activity, and balancing the number of calories consumed with the number of calories in your body uses.
Staying in control of your weight contributes to good health now and as you age.
A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them is choosing a balanced diet or healthy eating plan. Healthy eating is all about balance. You can enjoy your favorite foods even if they are high in calories, fat or added sugars. The key is eating them once in a while and balancing them out with other healthier foods and more physical activity. Such as;
•Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products
•Stays within your daily calorie need
•Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts
•Rather than doing over-eating it would be advisable to eat smaller amounts.
•See that your food is low in trans fats, saturated fats, salt (sodium), cholesterol, and added sugars
•Eat them less often i.e. if you normally eat these foods every day, cut back to once a week or once a month.
Exercising has a host of health benefits, including reducing the chances of developing heart disease, some types of cancer, and other chronic diseases. Physical activity is a key element of weight control and health.
Research suggests that there’s a link between how much people sleep and how much they weigh. So in general, children and adults who get little or too little sleep tend to weigh more than those who get enough amount of sleep.
There are several possible cases where sleep deprivation could increase the chances of becoming more obese.
•Sleep-deprived people are mostly sluggish and may be too tired to exercise, decreasing the amount of “calories burned” side of the weight change equation.
•People who do not get enough sleep may take in rather more calories than those who do, it’s simply because they are awake longer and are prone to have more opportunities to eat.
•Lack of sleep also disrupts the functional balance of key hormones that control our appetite, so sleep-deprived people may be prone to be hungrier than those who get enough rest each night.
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