Many companies in the weight loss industry are poise to take advantage of people with their overnight, miracle cures.
There are no miracle cures when it comes to losing weight.
To lose weight and keep it off, you'll need a good diet plan, and not a diet plan that offers only healthy eating.
You can eat healthy and still not lose weight.
You can actually gain weight from a healthy diet plan.
The best way to lose weight is to simply eat 500 to 700 less calories than your normal intake.
This way you burn more calories than you take in.
Also, you don't need any fad or low carb diet to lose weight and never starve yourself to lose weight because it leads to binging.
Adjust your calorie intake and plan each meal.
Write down exactly what you plan to eat and the portion size.
Stick to that plan.
Give yourself 1 day a week to eat your favorite foods or dessert so you don't feel deprive.
Getting past the first few days is always the hardest when trying to lose weight.
You need to adapt to less food and especially less junk food.
If you don't stay on your plan the first few days, don't beat yourself up.
Get back on the plan, have mercy on yourself and be determined to stay on course during the first few days of your new diet.
The weight will come off and staying on track is much easier after a week or two of sticking to your new diet plan.
Below are tips to help you get back on track so you will no longer be overweight.
Some of the tips may hurt but the reality is, there is NO easy way to lose weight.
It takes discipline and determination.
Stop making excuse for your overweight.
Never say "I am overweight and there's nothing I can do about it" 2.
Start a program of walking immediately.
Walk everyday for 30 minutes.
Don't use the same old tired excuse..
"I don't have time to exercise" ...
How important is losing weight and looking good? If it's not important, you won't find time.
If it is important, you'll find the time.
Beating the overweight syndrome takes effort and discipline.
Staying on a sensible diet plan is extremely important if you're battling with overweight.
To lose weight, most average size women should maintain a 1200 to 1400 calorie diet and most average size men should maintain 1500 to 2000 calorie.
Of course, you should always consult with your doctor, especially if you have some type of physical ailment.
Write down and plan each meal.
Never wait till you're hungry.
Plan each and every meal based on your lifestyle.
Make meals at home that can travel with you.
Busy people who are overweight tend to not eat much during the early part of the day, then succumb to hunger attacks.
This is when they eat the wrong foods and binge.
To avoid this problem, prepare in advance the foods you will need through the day and take them with you.
Being prepared and having your meals ready at a certain time of day is the key to not being overweight.
If you can be patient with yourself and follow the 4 tips listed above, you will lose weight.
The problem is that everybody wants to lose 20 pounds by next week.
That's not going to happen.
Strive for 1 pound per week of weight loss.