Fighting Obesity to Live through Healthy Aging

Fighting Obesity to Live through Healthy Aging

Being overweight will hurt you if you let it and do not do something about it. It is not good to be overweight, obesity can cause your body harm. 

What is something that can happen to me if am overweight?

If you are overweight many things can happen to you. Obesity is responsible for heart attacks. Obesity is behind sleep apnea, strokes, diabetes, and so on. When a person is overweight, they are often hurt all the time. Sometimes it makes it difficult to breathe. Obesity causes the heart to work harder. You may have a hard time walking across the floor. Obesity can make you feel depressed and not want to go anywhere or do anything. Being overweight is bad for your health.

What can I do to help myself?

You have several options, yet the first is to gain the willpower to take control of your body. The next step is to start eating the right foods, getting some exercise, and so on. If you can exercise like you want to that is great, take it slow and do a little at a time. Do not overdo it. If you overwork your body, the body will let you know. Obesity prevents many from staying active. A person's emotions and mental state is affected by obesity since you start thinking I don’t want to do anything. You have to do something. Get out of the house and take in a movie. Perhaps you could visit some friends that you haven’t seen in a while. The more active you are, you will start feeling better about yourself and maybe you will lose some weight. You need to go see your family doctor see if it's ok to do this before you start. Your family doctor may give you a diet to go by and maybe recommend the exercises that will benefit you.

What should I eat?

I cannot tell you what to eat. I can however give you a few pointers. Instead of frying your food, bake it. Baking meats, veggies, etc will help cut back grease. Baking will help drain the fat out of the food rather than if you fried the food. Fried foods mean fat, fat, fat and can harm your heart. Eat three times a day breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Eat plenty of raw vegetables and salads. If you enjoy chocolates or sweets, find substitutes. Yogurts may offer you a new taste as well as reduce your risks, especially if you choose the fat-free groups. Try to stay away from fast foods. Fast food has obesity written all over its menu. Heart attacks follow. If you enjoy dining out, then find family-owned restaurants, since the family will serve you healthier dishes. When you sit down to eat at home, avoid eating in front of the television. You should avoid seconds as well. 

Being overweight is hard on you both mentally and physically. If you have, will power then try to lose weight? Start by taking it slow. Don’t go hog wild since it will only make your heart race. You need to learn your limits to help you lose weight and take control of your health. If you find it still too hard to lose weight then maybe you should see if there is a local support group around so that you can join it and get the support that you need. You might want to stay away from people that do not give you support. You will need to be lifted not let down. 

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