Physical activity for a healthy weight

Regular physical activity is important for good health, especially if you are trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. By losing weight, increased physical activity increases the amount of calories your body “burns” or uses for energy. By burning calories through physical activity while reducing the number of calories you consume, a “caloric deficit”…

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How to avoid recovering lost weight

If you recently lost excess weight, congratulations! This achievement will probably benefit your present and future health. Now that you have lost weight, let’s talk about some ways to avoid recovering it. The following tips reflect common characteristics of people who have been able to lose weight without regaining it over time. 1 Watch your diet Follow a…

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Healthy eating for a healthy weight

A healthy lifestyle entails many decisions. Among them, the choice of a diet or a balanced eating plan. So, how do you choose a healthy eating plan? Let’s start by defining what a healthy eating plan is. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans , a healthy eating plan takes into account the following: Highlight the importance of fruits, vegetables,…

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