Good weight management is also about recognising what nutrients your body needs and taking control and responsibility on your over or under consumption of calories. It is not a “fad diet”, designed to encourage weight loss at a rapid rate. The best way to manage weight is to make choices that give slow and steady progress towards your goal and eventually your ideal weight.
Waist Size: If you are overweight and the extra weight is stored around your middle and not evenly distributed over your body, studies have shown you are more at risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
The main goal in weight management is to take a long term approach and make heart healthy choices in food, exercise and alcohol. So in simple terms, if you reduce the number of calories you take in using a healthy, balanced diet and increase the number of calories you put out by developing and sticking to your physical activity plan you will notice gradual weight loss, feel happier and have more energy in a matter of weeks.
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