Thursday, July 8, 2010

Healthy Weight Loss Plan

What do you gain by weight loss?

A healthy weight loss diet is something people look for nowadays, as it has become common to find obese and over weight men and women everywhere. Weight loss is not just about diet alone. It’s all about your commitment to a sense of well-being and happiness.

You tend to think (everyone does) that if you lose weight, you are going to look good and in excellent shape. What else can there be to it? You don’t give as much thought to the ‘feel good’ factor of post weight loss as much as you do to the ‘look good’ idea. There is certainly much more to your life than just losing weight and looking great.

The ‘feel good’ factor is all about telling yourself that you need to make little changes in your daily routine like eating better and changing your lifestyle so you can feel really good. Have you ever given thought to altering your eating habits? 

How about a bowl of salad in place of a hi-fat pastry? By eating a vegetable or fruit salad when you crave for a creamy cake, not only is your calorie-intake reduced and helps in weight loss, but the challenge that is involved in such a simple act as this makes you a stronger person. The will to control your cravings helps you to a great extent in your healthy weight loss plan.

When you start on a healthy weight loss plan, you may be initially impressed by fad diets which, you believe, will help you succeed in achieving your goal. But the truth is that these fad diets don’t really help much with weight reduction, though you may see a rapid initial weight loss.
You’ll have to look for a more fool-proof healthy weight loss method to lose weight and then to keep it off permanently.

Work-outs for your healthy weight loss plan

Exercise sparks off the release of the ‘feel good’ hormones like endorphins produced by the pituitary glands. Endogenous cannabinoids are released after a good work-out. This gives you a ‘high’ feeling like with use of drugs. But the effect is positive here and this is why perhaps you feel refreshed and full of energy after a good work-out.

So it can simply be said that a healthy, nutritious and well-balanced diet in effective combination with proper physical exercise can bring about more than expected results in your goal to achieve a healthy weight loss.

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