Weight loss is basically the reduction of fluid, lean mass or body fat. Weight loss can be intentional through dieting, exercising or unintentional due to mal-nourishment, stress or due to some disease. Sudden weight loss is a result of fewer calorie intake and more workout or something that is causing your calories to burn quickly. Metabolism also plays a major role in weight loss.
Some of the characteristics of weight loss are
1) Nutrition is important – Healthy eating is not an easy thing. One must always prevent from going to diet consultants who urge you to eat only one kind of food item. Some people believe that if they will only go with one type of food (for example: protein intake will be good) , then this is going to create trouble for them at a later stage in their life. A person must consider a well-balanced diet which consists of things from all the food groups and helps one to have a healthy weight loss. Food deprivation and starving may cause damage to one’s system and may force him or her to go with an unhealthy diet as the inner system will not be working properly.
2) Diet plan – People who are mindful of their eating habits are on the right path towards a good health. Diet plans that allow a person to track their calorie intake is a good habit as they make one aware about their intake and thereby regulating their body mechanism. Some may find it unexciting to count their calories. However a healthy diet plan must not be just dependent on calories, one must also ensure that all various kinds of proteins and minerals are consumed too . One can go with caloric food in his or her diet plan but simultaneously has to remain aware of the fact that all kinds of essential food nutrients are also taken. A diet plan always allows you to eat properly and in a reasonable amount to keep one in control and healthy at the same moment.
3) Water intake and weight loss – Proper water should be taken because proper hydration is necessary in order to prevent dehydration and a person should drink 8 or more glasses in a day to clean all the toxins from the body. This will ensure that your body is light, healthy and active.
4) Exercising routine – Weight loss plan should always have an exercise routine because it helps a person to sweat and thereby making the body burn some calories. The workout shouldn’t be so intense in the beginning; a person can start with light exercises and then gradually increase the intensity. A person should exercise for at least an hour a day to keep the body and the mind fit. Working out not only makes you burn your calories but also improves your digestive and circulatory system.
5) Plan according to the person – Weight loss plan should be made according to each individual’s requirement and it should match their lifestyle and schedule so as to make it easier for them to follow the plan and get the results. Eating and living healthy seems to be a big task but if you pay a little attention to your habits, it becomes easier to follow it and to achieve the results. One only needs to manage the time well and keep himself committed to healthy living.
If you keep these little things in mind, weight loss becomes an easy task, but if you expect overnight results, then you may unknowingly get trapped in such routines and habits which may become problematic for your health in the long run.