Are you worried about the unwanted extra kilos you have? Are you worried about being overweight?
Well, being overweight is a serious issue as it is associated with so many health problems. Young girls want to maintain a healthy weight so that they can look fit and in shape. Some aged people also need to maintain a healthy weight to prevent various health issues that occur due to extra calories such as knee pain, joints pain, cardiac disease, and blood pressure fluctuation, and so on.
Why maintaining a healthy weight is important?
Maintaining a healthy weight is important for having a healthy and disease-free life. If you are overweight, then there is a possibility that you may experience serious health issues such as heart diseases, diabetes, strokes, high blood pressure, and so on.
Having fat around your waist can cause you several problems like cancer, heart cholesterol, asthma, and cardiovascular diseases. This all can also lead you to a shorter life span. Also, it can have an ideal weight good for the overall functioning of the body and various body parts. Say, if a person has more weight then:
The person’s bones are more stressed as they have to bear that weight. It may be the cause of joint pain as well.
The fat may also be deposited on various visceral organs thus hampering their functioning
As mentioned above, fat deposition in arteries of the heart may cause cardiovascular disease, and it any also cause fluctuations in blood pressure.
This extra weight also leads to low self-confidence as people don’t themselves presentable. So, being overweight not only affects you physically but also mentally and emotionally.
Reasons that cause weight gain!
Improper diet: Quantity and quality of diet have the main impact on your body.
Sleep: People who get more sleep than required tend to weigh more than the people who get adequate sleep. But the lack of sleep also leads to weight gain.
Physical inactivity: It is proved that physically inactive people are mostly fat or overweight. Doing proper exercise and playing outdoor games is much more effective in weight loss. But these days’ people are mostly fond of playing video games on TV or smartphones and thus not doing any physical activity.
How to maintain a healthy weight?
So if you want to lose your weight or maintain a healthy weight, then you have to ensure the following:
●Eat less, but healthy. Your diet should be rich in nutrition. You should not eat to fill your stomach and suppress your hunger. Be very aware of what you are eating. There is a saying that goes like this - You must know what you are eating.
●Exercise daily to prevent gaining more weight. Try to lose your weight gradually; this is the best way to lose weight for a lifetime. It generally takes more time to lose weight as compared to putting on weight. So you should have patience and let your body respond as per its nature.
●Add healthy drinks, veggies, and fruits to your diet and down the food. Fruits are a rich source of minerals and vitamins. Similarly, vegetables are also required for meeting the nutritional requirements of our body.
●Practice yoga and play outdoor games daily. These activities help in maintaining blood circulation and burning excessive calories.
●Be less stressed as stress also causes obesity.
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Best,June 5, 2019 - 5:02am