Obesity is on the rise in America and this extra weight really takes a significant toll on our health. It increases the risks in many ways such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, many types of cancer, sleep apnea and other debilitating and chronic illnesses. There are some weight-control strategies that can help you. Follow a low calorie, low fat diet and:
•Keep track of food intake.
•Count calories, carbs or fat grams
•Have about an hour a day of physical activity
•Eat breakfast daily and including whole grains and low-fat dairy products
•Eat fast food to less than once a week
•Eat similar healthy foods often
•Watch fewer than 10 hours of TV a week
•Weigh yourself at least once a week
Call your Loveland Physician to learn more ways to fight obesity!