Everyone wishes to lose an extra inch of fat from their waist. From changing your food habit to taking stairs instead of the elevator, you must have worked hard to keep a close watch on your weight. However, sometimes reaching your ideal weight after dieting isn’t the end of the weight-loss journey. You might shed some extra pounds just to gain it back later, or worse you might gain more. This is called yo-yo dieting or weight cycling. It can be stressful and confusing to not understand why you all of a sudden weight more even after going the extra mile to manage your weight.
People usually think of losing weight as a healthy way to keep themselves fit, whereas side effects of yo-yo dieting can degrade your health, causing heart conditions, high blood pressure, and higher BMI in a long run. If you are someone struggling with the vicious cycle of the weight loss journey maintaining some small changes can help to lose your weight for good.
Cooking your meal can help to cut-off on fast foods and unhealthy take-outs. Drinking a big glass of water, both before and after a meal also helps to maintain the hydration level and metabolism of the body. You must avoid sugar-induced soda and diet coke. Avoiding processed foods and refined sugar is best to avoid complications with BMI index later. One great tip is to start your meal with a good amount of vegetables as it will reduce your appetite and keep you full for a long time. It will also help you to cut down on your calorie-dense sides and meats.
It is wise to consider consulting with a certified dietitian before getting into any kind of dieting plan. Keep in mind, trying to lose in two months the weight one has gained in two years is no ideal for anyone. A little bit of exercise and healthy lifestyle habits will help you to maintain a healthy amount of weight for a long time.
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