Social support is a key factor in making behavioral changes that support health changes, including losing weight While your journey is ultimately a personal one, pairing up with a trusted friend or loved one who is also working toward weight loss can increase your chance of success.
Reaching Your Goals
Even with so much to do and temptations at every table, it is possible to eat right to manage your weight and stay well-nourished. Feed your body with the same care you feed your spirit this season. These tips can help.
Magazines, books and infomercials bombard us with fad diets and their promises of fast and easy weight loss. These “quick fixes” may sound like just what you are looking for, but achieving and maintaining a healthy weight come from long-term lifestyle changes.
Wanting to get healthy and accepting the body you have today don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Achieve your goals by keeping the focus on how you feel instead of how you look. These suggestions will help you remain positive and true to yourself on your road to reaching a healthy weight.
How often have you set out to eat healthy portions at dinner only to realize you’ve helped yourself to a few too many scoops of potatoes after it’s too late? Overeating can compromise your health and your waistline, but setting yourself up for success is easier than you think.
Have you ever worked hard to lose weight only to see it creep back? These winning strategies—lessons learned from people who have taken off at least 30 pounds and kept it off for a year or more—may be just what you need to help keep weight off over the long run.