The current trend of maintaining a healthy lifestyle has brought with it numerous irresistible programmes for losing weight.
However, a word of caution - weigh your options before you take the leap!
It is tempting to think that the ‘one size fits all’ approach will help you shed those extra kilos in a short time. BUT… The best weight loss plan is the one you enjoy and fits in with your everyday life.
You are more likely to succeed in your mission of shedding those extra kilos if the changes you make are small and realistic.
Here are some tips for choosing wisely.
However, good programmes recommend eating around 600 Kcal less each day resulting in a slow and steady weight loss of 0.5 kg – 1 kg per week which is the best way to lose weight.
Don’t believe in hype. Be cautious of plans that promise drastic results, offer quick fixes, eliminate entire food groups, or promise too much.
Less & more Eating less and doing more will bring your blood glucose levels down, so consult with your doctor in case you have to make adjustments to your medication.
It is easy to give up so keep a diary of your progress so that you can track it.