Weight Loss and Obesity
- Aim for total nutrition with a multivitamin
Extra vitamins and minerals will help ensure your body gets the nutrition it needs, especially if you are avoiding certain foods.
- Find a diet that fits
For long-term success, choose a healthy diet that you can stay with.
- Create a custom exercise plan
Exercise you truly enjoy is much easier to stick to, so find activities that fit your personal style, fitness level, and workout opportunities.
- Find support
Improve your chances for long-term weight loss by joining a group while you adjust to new diet and exercise habits.
- Get a boost from pyruvate
Combining exercise with 6 to 10 grams a day of this supplement may help speed up your metabolism
- Try 5-HTP
Taking 600 to 900 mg of 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) per day may help curb your appetite.
- Eat healthy
Follow in the footsteps of successful long-term dieters by avoiding too much fat and eating a regular breakfast.
- Control appetite by controlling blood sugar
Choose foods with a low-glycemic index to help avoid blood sugar swings that can stimulate cravings.
- Maintain your weight with exercise
Make exercise a regular habit to help keep body weight stable.
- Avoid the yo-yo
Adopt realistic diet and lifestyle changes you can stick with, and get help forming healthier habits, to avoid frequent ups and downs in weight.
- Spice up your diet
Add cayenne pepper to your meals to help curb appetite and increase calorie burning.
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