Posted on March 08, 2011 by pmruser
Dieting is very popular. Many people struggle with being fat, or maybe just have a few pounds to shed. People tend to over indulge especially at the holidays and put on a few pounds. Others struggle with being fat their whole life.
Some fads can be unhealthy
Weight loss pills and supplements are a multi-million dollar business although some of these pills help to lose weight, others may cause even more serious side effects, or a boomerang affect. There are also plenty of fad diets that people may try. These may work too, but again, not the healthiest way to lose weight.
The most common diet to lose weight is a reduced calorie diet
This is probably the most efficient diet, and also the healthiest diet to lose weight. This is because most low calorie foods contain essential vitamins and minerals for good health, as well as low fats which are a bad thing.
Proper vitamins are needed for good health
Other diets such as the Atkins diet work, but sometimes people go overboard and don’t get the proper vitamins needed for good health. A reduced calorie diet usually is the best choice, unless the person is being too strict.
People need calories for fuel and not enough calorie intakes can lead to fatigue, and even mental thought process issues. A visit to the doctor can help you with your reduced calorie diet. They can assist you on how many calories you should be taking in, and set you up with an exercise program as well. A reduced calorie diet and exercise is the key to losing weight in a healthy way.