It is important to remember that keeping weight perfect is a balancing act and the simple equation is that if you eat more calories than what you burn, you tend to get weight. However, it is important to lose weight in a healthy way and that includes the following.
What are the other factors?
Changing the lifestyle not just the diet: It is important to know that if you want to have permanent weight loss then that is impossible to achieve with just a “quick-fix” diet. Therefore you need to think about bringing in a permanent lifestyle change so that you can have permanent weight loss.
The lifestyle change would help you achieve that goal. Various popular diets can help you in having weight loss but those are only temporary solutions. You would gain the weight back once you stop the diet.
Having social support?
It is important to join a group weight loss program as it helps in weight loss and also creates a trend of healthy eating. The support group can be family, friends or any support group of people seeking weight loss.
Keep a target and be slow and steady?
Do not aim to lose a lot of weight in a week rather aim to lose one or two pounds a week. If you lose too much weight too fast it might make you feel drained, sick, and sluggish. Also losing weight too fast means you would lose mostly water and muscle from your body and not fat.
Have goals for motivation?
Always have short term goals for keeping you motivated. For example, have the goal of wearing a bikini for summer. You can also keep the goal of becoming healthier by losing weight or fit into your old jeans by losing weight. If you feel frustrated or feel tempted to have unhealthy food think of the benefits of being leaner and healthier.
Know the right diet?
It would take some time to find the right kind of diet for your body. If you feel satisfied with one kind of diet, then stick to it for a longer-term. If you feel that a particular diet plan is not working, then go for another diet plan. The key is to find the right kind of diet that works for your body.