Weight Loss MaintenanceWednesday, October 19, 2016
The same tactics that help you lose weight wont necessarily help you keep it off. Dr. Edward Hill discusses weight loss maintenance in todays 60 Second Housecall.
Weight loss maintenance is considered successful if you lose at least 10 percent of your body weight and keep that weight off for at least one year.
It is not easy to maintain weight loss. Overall, different skill sets and behaviors are involved with weight loss and weight maintenance. You can help yourself lose weight and keep it off by following these tips:
Limit the amount of food you eat each day
Keep track of your calories and fat grams
Restrict foods that are high in fat and sugar
Plan your meals ahead of time
Eat breakfast every day
Get up to eight hours of sleep each night
Drink 16 ounces of water before meals
Eat the same on weekdays and weekends
Keep your healthy eating habits during vacations and special occasions
Add more activity to your daily tasks
Get at least 30 minutes of physical activity each day
Weigh yourself at least once per week, and
Watch less than 10 hours of television per week
For North Mississippi Medical Center, Im Dr. Edward Hill.