Unsafe Weight Loss

Obesity can negatively effect your self-confidence, health, and social life. To combat these ill effects you may want to lose weight any way possible. In fact, some would say a dire situation calls for a dire solution. I would console you to elude unsafe weight loss practices and use caution.

Some Unsafe Weight Loss Practices Are:

1. Consuming fewer than 800 calories a day. Some of the health dangers from not getting enough calories include dehydration, headaches, fatigue, kidney infection, decreased metabolism, constipation, or even death.

2. utilizing weight loss devices that are not approved by a doctor for healthy weight loss. Some examples are devices that stimulate your muscles, sauna belts, and body wraps.

3. Purchasing weight loss pills online or using relatively new untested pills. Approve any weight loss pills with your doctor before using them. Make sure the pills sent to you are the ones you ordered. Learn the scientific name for the pills and do some research before you order them.

4. Over exercising to the point that you feel sharp pains, dizziness, or extreme discomfort. Exercising very rigorously after years of inactivity.

5. Dodging recommended daily nutrition.

6. Making weight loss goals of more than 3 pounds per week.

Many other unsafe weight loss products, diets, and plans exist, so make sure you always consult with your doctor when in doubt. The good news is you don’t need to risk your health to lose weight. A combination of eating healthy and exercising is always the best way to lose weight.

Tips for Safe Weight Loss

1. Learn how to keep track of your calories

2. Bake, poach, or grill instead of fry

3. Eat lean meats like fish, turkey, steak, and chicken

4. Drink water instead of beer or soda

5. Eat fruit for dessert

6. Learn basic nutrition from a food pyramid

7. Exercise daily

8. Cut down on fast food

9. Avoid saturated fats

10. Limit sugar and butter consumption

11. Set weight loss goals around 2 pounds per week

12. Eat breakfast and limit food consumption after dinner