5 Simple Ways to Avoid Obesity

1. Balanced Diet

A Balanced Diet Plan Menu










It is important to ensure maximum nutrition in our daily intake of food. The single most important thing to do in this respect is then to eat a balanced diet that encompasses an assortment of healthy foods from the basic food groups primarily consisting of fruits, green vegetables, whole grains, low-fat or nonfat dairy products, beans, lean meats and essential fats from healthy oils such as olive oil. It goes without saying that nothing catalyzes obesity like fatty food does. Accordingly, fat intake should not exceed 35% of the the total calories that you take and the sources of this fat should, for the most part be restricted to oils from fish, nuts, avocado, olive oil and canola oil.

2. Regular Exercise

Yes, we all hear about regular exercise but owing to the hectic daily routine it seems virtually impossible to take out dedicated time every day to flex our muscles. There are, however a number of exercise products in the market that help to lose weight by investing as less as 15-20 minutes daily. If you can’t afford these exercise products then there is nothing like 30 minutes of brisk walk or cycling and 15 minutes of running or swimming to keep the extra layer of fat off your body.

3. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar and its relation with weight loss have been known for centuries now. This completely natural way to shed pounds is a tried and tested home remedy used across the globe. All you need to do is to take one or two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar mixed with a glass of water before each meal. The weight loss will be gradual allowing your body cells to adapt to their new size slowly, without causing any adverse health related effects.

4. Say NO to Fast Food


Famous fast food chains, especially in the more affluent parts of the world are one of the leading causes of obesity today. Sure, we all love a juicy beef burger and fries but each time you plan to head towards your fast food restaurant of choice, just remind yourself that to burn out the calories gained from a super sized burger, coke and fries you will have to walk for seven hours straight! Other serious health issues such as Type 2 Diabetes, strokes, asthma and liver diseases are also directly related to our level of fast food intake.

5. Medical Advice


If you feel that your weight has crossed the line of ‘chubbiness’ and you are entering into the territory of acute obesity, it might be a good idea to seek medical advice. This is especially important if you feel that weight loss is not materializing despite a balanced diet and regular exercise as obesity can sometimes be caused as a result of medical and/or psychiatric.

Article publié pour la première fois le 17/02/2012

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