There are lots of reasons for people who are overweight or obese to lose weight. Some of the reasons are to be healthier,to look better, to have more energy,or to feel better.

No matter what the reason,successful weight loss and healthy weight management depend on sensible goals and expectations. If you set sensible goals for yourself, chances are you will be more likely to meet them and have a better chance of keeping the weight off. Remember that losing even five or ten percent  of your weight can improve your health.

Overweight people should lose weight gradually at least two to three pounds a week for safe and healthy weight loss.

Obese people  can lose weight rapidly but always remember a physician supervision is required.

Successful weight loss and weight management should address the real reasons why you maybe overweight.Some factors: your age and health status,your physiologic and genetic makeup, how you deal with your stress in your life, or do your lifestyle include regular exercise, and what kinds if food do you eat.

Gradual weight loss should be your goal to achieve your results. Sensible goals and a commitment to make realistic changes in your lifestyle can improve your health. Regular exercise and healthy eating habits and positive thinking will keep you on track. 

Positive thinking watch your thoughts, changing your thinking will take some time you need to practice healthy thinking everyday eventually it will come naturally.Encourage yourself with positive thoughts and you can raise your odds of success.

Why is weight loss important?

Your need a healthy body weight for maintaining both physical and emotional well-being and preventing disease. Excess weight and obesity have been associated with an increased risk for numerous medical conditions, including heart disease, high blood pressure stroke diabetes osteoarthritis,elevated blood cholesterol levels,sleep apnea and some types of cancer.

A reduction in weight can make a major impact on the above conditions.Most people who lose weight report improved mood,increased self-esteem and motivation and a feeling healthier in general after lose weight.

Nutrition tip......

Eat a diet low in fat, vegetables, fruit and wholegrain. Follow the U. S dietary guidelines for Americans. CLICK ON     SUPERTRACKER A GREAT TOOL.