Over time, your habits could cause you to either gain weight or limit you from losing weight.

Since weight gain generally results due to unhealthy eating and a lack of exercise over a period of time, it may be possible that your daily habits play an effective role in this. Take for example, ending every meal on a sweet note by having a chocolate bar. This can accumulate hundreds of calories daily and thousands weekly!

Late night eating
Others may have a habit of eating heavily late at night, thus giving your body insufficient time to burn the excess calories with physical activity.

Make small changes
By changing one unhealthy eating habit at a time, you may find weight loss easier to accomplish. For example, try having your heavier meals earlier in the day (such as for lunch) rather than in the evening (such as dinner).

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You could also burn more calories by taking the stairs instead of the elevator at work or while shopping. Or engage in more household chores such as sweeping the floor or polishing the furniture. These simple changes in behaviour could result in long term weight loss.

Get support
It may prove worthwhile to get support from friends, family or others in a similar situation as yours. Your doctor and dietician may also be useful sources of support and encouragement as well.

Source: Livestrong.com