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NATURAL WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

Mar 29, 2008
There isn't really a great secret with natural weight loss, just to eat properly (not too much) and of course get regular exercise; although, not many people listen to this. You would think this simple set of instructions should be easy to follow; however, currently 35 percent of Americans are unable to prevent being overweight! However, once you are overweight you can't wait to lose it again whether it is for a wedding, vacation or just for health reasons.

The hard thing for people to understand is it is easier to maintain your natural weight than loose extra pounds once you have put them on. This is something that all of us know deep down, that if we do not watch what we eat and how much we exercise, then we are doomed to an overweight future.

It has been shown that even when overweight people enjoy eating low calorie foods, the majority become bored and end up putting the weight back on because they slip back into previous ways. For those who desire to natural weight loss methods to obtain optimal health, sometimes it can be overwhelming trying to figure out where to start.

There is a large number of health conditions associated with weight gain and the greater the increase in body weight the more that problems occur. Losing weight by natural means isn't a big secret and deep down most of us understand the principles behind it.

Some people worry about what foods they will eat on a natural weight loss program but it is just a case of having a combination of, protein, carbohydrate and fiber. A typical meal like this would be a jacket potato with vegetables and some lean meat, which would be healthy and give the balance you require.

Dietitians also say that the body has a capacity to retain dietary fat more than calories for regular foods so weight gain is more likely. Food manufacturers have been quick to react and have provided a huge range of low or no fat foods but despite this the American people are getting larger, the simple reason for this may surprise you!

What people fail to understand is that it isn't just fat in their food that is making them put on weight, it's the quantity of food they consume and the calorific content of it. The term fat-free can be a trap if you start to believe that you can eat any amount of fat-free food when it is far better to respond to hunger with healthy snacks.

Schools of thought differ on this subject but many nutritionists agree that eating smaller meals with a snack every 3 to four hours or between meals could be beneficial providing main meals are not missed. The secret to natural weight loss is easy if you just obey it; do not eat more than your body requires through normal activities and exercise.
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