If a safe and effective diet pill is what youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re waiting for, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve got some bad news for you. It doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t exist, and probably never will. If youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re overweight, you have just two options Ã¢â‚¬â€œ either learn to accept the way you are or learn how to lose weight.
"Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities. And go to work." - H.L. Hunt
Yes, losing weight can be a lot of work. But the more you know about weight loss, the easier your task becomes. If youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re willing to accept the challenge, please read on for NDÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most helpful dieting and weight loss tips:
The 2 Most Important Facts about Successful Weight Loss
Before beginning any diet, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s important that you understand these two important facts:
1. Weight loss depends on energy balance.
To lose weight, your energy intake must be less than your energy expenditure. This will always be true. There are no foods, pills, or potions that will magically melt the pounds off. The only approach that works is eating less and/or exercising more.
2. Permanent weight loss requires permanent change.
DonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t assume that you can spend six weeks on a diet and then return to your old eating habits. Short term diets only produce short term results. The only successful way to keep the weight off is to make small but permanent changes in your lifestyle. Coincidentally, this is also the best way to improve your health.