It is estimated that by 2025, 2.7 billion adults worldwide will suffer from overweight and obesity.If you think you are overweight and want to avoid health complications related to obesity, you need to take steps to lose excess fat store in your body. And if you are wondering what would be the best step to take to lose weight, here are few basic tips for you to follow.
First and foremost, make realistic changes to your lifestyle, including diet and physical activity that can become a part of your regular routine.
Make long-term changes to diet and physical activity that result in a slow and steady rate of weight loss – say 1 to 2 pound per week.
Opt safe weight loss programs that encourage you to be more physically active, teach you about healthy eating and help you to keep weight off after you lose it.
Follow low-calorie eating plans with a wide range of healthy food such as fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, fish, etc. Choose lean meats or poultry.
Limited intake of salt and saturated fats, Avoid or cut back on the intake of drinks, including alcohol and sugary beverages.
Last But most important thing is that before making dietary changes or taking up any weight loss program, consult your doctor to ensure that these are safe for you.