Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Losing Weight

Importance of Healthy Eating and Weight Loss
 by: Melissa Jiggetts



Losing weight is not an easy task. Though it may be about one thing, calories in versus calories out, it can be hard for most to achieve. There are two important things that one must do in order to lose weight and keep it off;

Eat Healthy, and Exercise. 

When I am approached about losing weight most people do not know what to eat. They may have the exercise part down, but they still can not lose weight. The reason being their diet. If you do not eat the right amount of foods and calories per day according to your activity level you may actually gain weight or not lose weight at all.

Healthy eating is the most important steps when it comes to losing weight. A healthy diet plan should be comprised of the right amount of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Though many have been wrongly informed a healthy diet doesn't mean getting rid of everything bad including the things you love, a healthy diet just means making sure you consume more of the good foods than the bad ones.

The second important thing needed to lose weight is a great fitness plan. You must exercise and eat right to lose weight because eating healthy is not good enough by itself. Since you must burn a certain amount of calories a day to lose weight, exercise a lone will not let you achieve this. However, exercise is important to your weight loss.

Exercise not only helps you to lose and maintain weight it gives you other benefits as well.

Exercise can change your mood and relieve stress.

Exercise can prevent diseases.

Exercise can boost your energy.

Exercise can help you to sleep better.

Exercise can be fun!

So if you are trying to lose weight I encourage you to first get educated. Find out what foods are needed to maintain healthy eating and find out how much exercise you should do by finding a workout plan. Get motivated, Get inspired, and Get Going! A healthy body is well worth the achievement and you owe it to yourself to get the best out of life.

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