Being overweight or obese is one of the most important risk factors for heart disease. Obese people tend to have high levels of blood cholesterol, hypertension and diabetes.
If you want a healthy way to lose weight, follow a balanced and varied diet, in which no missing: fats, proteins or carbohydrates. Neither fiber, vitamins and minerals.
But above all do not forget to increase physical activity in your daily routine. Recent studies have shown that medical weight loss combined with exercise training is much more effective in older obese adults. Try to move everything during the day. You can always use the stairs instead of the elevator, walking instead of driving , get off the bus a couple of blocks away and walk to your work.
Your diet should be varied , healthy and palatable. This is not about ban food: put everything on your plate but in suitable proportions . Choose a low-calorie and low in saturated fat diet that includes vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains , and lean meats or fish (pork, chicken).
One of the difficulties in losing weight is anxiety. Are you one of those people that bite between meals stress and can not stop until you end up with food? It is important to try to control these binges, because without giving consideration many calories you eat in a short time. If you can not control, choose an alternative activity to distract you as walk, call a friend, read or take a bath.
Sleeping more than nine hours a night helps to people with a genetic predisposition to obesity, according to a recent study by the University of Washington. The investigation revealed that those who slept more were not only thinner, but also were less likely to gain weight.