Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Make Lifestyle Changes, Not Just Diet

Cartoon of a slender woman choosing to walk up the stairs rather than use the escalator.
The most fearful situation for dieters is rebound. What can we do to avoid it? The only solution is to improve your lifestyle by adapting behavior modification therapy and developing a body that is less likely to gain weight.

In 5-10 years... two sided arrow pointing to a slender woman and an overweight woman.
Even after you successfully lose weight, you will return to your original weight once you return to your previous lifestyle.

It takes 5-10 years for the human body to be changed by both genetic and environmental factors. Therefore, we must solve the lifestyle factors that are causing weight gain or obesity; otherwise it is hard to anticipate a more simple solution.

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