Two Methods to Lose Weight Essay

1031 Words Dec 8th, 2013 5 Pages
Two Methods to Lose Weight
Florence J. Smith
September 27, 2013
Carmen Garcia

Two Methods to Lose Weight

In a society with fast food, TV dinners and convenience store deli’s that provide high calorie foods obesity and chronic diseases are a growing issue. Food is also used for comfort in tough times, at social gatherings and a center piece for the holidays. Then there are those people that are just addicted to eating like with any other addict that depends on drugs or alcohol. Many people find themselves looking for a way to lose the added pounds. Proper Nutrition and regular exercise provide a healthier lifestyle compared to extreme exercise routines and fad diets. If you are one of many
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Portion control plays a big role in proper nutrition. Reading nutrition labels will help you to find the proper portion to most products and sticking to these portion guidelines helps us not to over eat. Regular exercise can be as simple as going for a brisk walk or bike ride. The idea of regular exercise is to get moving and keep moving at a rapid pace for at least 30 minutes a day. A person can add extra little bits of exercise into their day just by taking the stairs instead of the elevator, parking on the far side of the parking lot when we go to the store, and taking a walk after dinner instead of watching television. The benefits of this type of lifestyle change include; a reduced risk of a chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer, lower blood pressure, and cholesterol, feel better physically and mentally, and finally be able to take the excess weight off at a healthy rate which in turn creates a better ability to maintain a healthy weight throughout one’s life. As a person loses weight and gets healthy physically they also get healthy mentally which can reflect back to family, friends, and their professional life. When a person exercises their body releases endorphins, and these endorphins put us in happy state of mind. Now let’s talk about the wrong way to lose

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