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Do You Realize How Bad Sodas Are For You

May 6, 2008
Sodas are now the #1 cause of osteoporosis. People do not realize the amount of calories and carbohydrates in sodas. Sodas, beer and other sugar-filled beverages should be taken in moderately because these are just adding to your daily caloric intake. It is important to note that these drinks are loaded with calories.

Unfortunately, obesity is no longer just the realm of adults, this problem is now affecting a large number of children of school entry age. Although there are many ways to lose weight, some still choose the easy surgical option, whereas others opt for a healthy lifestyle by taking regular exercise and making changes to their diet.

Weight reduction should be approached as a long term proposition especially when you consider it takes considerable time to become overweight so the use of weight loss drugs should be used with caution.

The drugs work by increasing the serotonin levels in the brain, making it believe that the stomach is already full, thereby, increasing the person's metabolic rate.

Unfortunately for the manufacturers, it was found that incidence of heart valve disease were connected to the use of the weight control pills and were rapidly removed from the shelves.

Newer drugs were developed and started to be prescribed by physicians and dieticians, some of these drugs are currently waiting for the Federal Drug Administration go ahead.

The chances are that if you asked enough people, someone will say they have used them and been happy with the results. It is a tempting proposition, to lose weight while still maintaining the same diet, who would say no? Many millions of dollars are spent each year in The United States alone whilst the drug manufacturers spend huge sums on further research into weight loss drugs.

Drink a protein shake that's a 50:50 mix of whey to casein proteins. The best time to drink the shake depends on your physical activities. Drink a glass of water 15 minutes before each meal and you will notice you don't' feel as hungry. It's also good for fighting those hunger pangs you often get.

Low Carb diets also result in the typical loss of body water. Dieters are excited when they see the quick weight loss, but the excitement is always short lived. Low carb diets should be strictly followed in consultation with a doctor.

Aerobic exercise is proven by exercise science and exercise psychology to be the best exercise plan for quick and easy weight loss. Aerobic exercise can be done for weight loss, but it also provides cardiovascular benefits. Examples of aerobic exercise include walking, biking, jogging, swimming, aerobic classes and cross-country skiing.

Excessive salt intake can cause bloating and acidity. If you don't control your salt intake in time, you can suffer from water retention problems. Excessive weight brings about a series of life endangering conditions, such as diabetes and high cholesterol. Getting into shape and maintaining a balanced lifestyle will help you get back to perfect health.

Instead, seek a healthy weight loss diet plan instead. The multi billion dollar weight loss industry is loaded with all kinds of illusions. Instead of having a weight loss goal of 50 lbs in 30 days, focus on 1 to 2 pounds per week, or 5-8 pounds per month.

Controlling your weight can be a real challenge, but hopefully these suggestions will lead to better diets and fitness to make you feel energetic, look fit and slim down quickly and safely.

Naturally you will want to consult a physician or other professional before taking up a weight loss diet plan or adopting a new exercise program, but these articles should provide unique ideas, sensible suggestions, needed support and rousing motivation.
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