Much of the weight loss industry likes to focus on overweight Americans. That’s where the money is for them. But the truth is, much of the world is overweight, too.
Studies showed that in 2000, 45% of adults all over the world were overweight. Overweight people are more likely to have chronic health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and knee arthritis. Overweight people also die at younger ages than persons of normal weight.
Many overweight people want to lose weight to improve their health and their appearance. Because so many people want to loose weight and doing it is difficult there are many commercial weight loss programs on the market. Many are expensive, capitalizing on the huge demand. Of those programs many are ineffective.
Each year millions of Americans and Europeans enroll in commercial and self-help weight loss programs. Health care providers and their obese patients know little about these programs because of the absence of systematic reviews. Unfortunately, many patients and their doctors know little about the effectiveness and safety of these programs, either.
Few high-quality studies have assessed weight loss programs. Many of the existing studies present the best-case scenario because they do not account for people who drop out of the program. Evidence to support the effectiveness of major commercial weight loss programs is limited. Patients considering the use of commercial weight loss programs should realize that these programs have not been carefully studied.
So, does the weight loss program really work? Some do it in the short term but long-term results are doubtful. The real effective way to lose weight is with Rapid tone diet and persistent diet from time to time.
Changing behavior over time and engaging in regular exercise routines will lose weight and maintain it. Change the behavior of what you eat to how you eat it, how much you eat and when it is key for long-term, successful weight loss.
It comes to more calories used every day, which is called “burning calories,” rather than taking, which is called “eating.”
If you fight obesity carelessly, start changing your behavior TODAY. Use a smart and systematic approach to behavior modification. This will take time but the long-term benefits and permanent weight loss will be there!