5 Effective Weight Loss Facts You Should Know

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Weight Loss Facts

Have you ever wondered what could be the weight loss facts which you may not have heard of? Well here are some of the best facts about weight loss and these will also help in weight loss. These facts can help you make healthy changes in your daily habits. Below are some of them which you will find very useful.

Fad Diet

Firstly, if you want to lose weight, fad diet are not the best way so keep it off. Fad diet is sort of diet that promises quick weight loss. They are mostly targeted at people who are after losing their weight quickly without any exercise. Research suggests that safe weight loss involves reduced calorie diet with some physical activity to lose half to 2 pounds a week.

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Burn Calories

Secondly, to lose weight you have to burn calories more than you eat and drink. You must be thinking that some people may seem to get away with eating any food they want and still lose weight. That is true but those people must use more energy than they take in through food and drink to lose weight. There are various factors which affects your weight like your age, genes, medicines and lifestyle habits.

Unhealthy Food

Thirdly, many fast food are unhealthy and may affect weight gain. But if you still love fast food then you should choose menu options with care. It doesn’t matter if you are at home or far away. Always choose healthy food that are small in portion size, nutrient rich and low in calories.

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Skipping Meals

Fourthly, some people think that skipping meals can help them lose weight. Well you should know that skipping meals may make you feel hungrier. This is will lead you to eat even more than you normally would at your next meal. Research shows that people who skip breakfast tend to be heavier than people who eat a healthy breakfast.

Cost of Healthy Diet

Lastly, eating healthy food doesn’t costs too much. Majority of people think that fresh foods are healthier than frozen or canned ones. But that’s not true as frozen or canned veggies and fruits will give as many nutrients as fresh ones and at even lower cost. Some of the healthy options include low salt canned veggies and fruit canned in its own juice or water packed. But remember to rinse canned veggies to remove excess salt.

We hope you enjoyed the article. Feel free to share your opinions and weight loss facts if you know any which is important and we may have missed.

Source: NIDDK, UPMC

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