Los Angeles, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/21/2014 -- When trying to lose weight, people can be tempted to go straight to the crash-dieting approach to combat impatience and accomplish goals at the same time. Unfortunately, impatience can negatively affect weight loss goals. Immediate results don’t always equal long term success.
Consider this – if the body is used to consuming 2,000 calories per day, and then suddenly intake drops by 800-1000 calories per day, it’s bound to shed weight as a result. In addition to this, persons trying to lose weight are also likely to become more active, meaning their burning additional calories and not replacing these for energy. While this can provide short term success, in the long run it doesn’t even out.
In order to effectively manage metabolism and lose weight, the body needs to be in a state of homeostasis and balance while reducing calorie intake and increasing activity. In order to accomplish this, a gradual reduction in calories is necessary rather than a huge reduction. 15 percent is a good place to start and watch how the scale changes.
While it may seem tedious to take weight loss slowly, doctors say people need to compare choices: is it better to lose 1 pound a week for 50 weeks and keep the weight off, or lose 10 pounds right away, 5 more over the next few weeks, then plateau and eventually give up all together?
While immediate weight loss can feel like a success, it can eventually lead to a reversion into old habits when plateaus are reached. Slow and steady truly wins the race, and in order to accomplish that many need to eat more and exercise the same to reach their weight loss goals.
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