Weight loss has everything to do with your attitude!

How much weight you lose (or gain for that matter!) can be immensely influenced by your attitude toward food as well as the weight-loss journey itself!

Attitude toward food

Making changes to your diet may not be as easy as it sounds, especially if you have specific favourite foods that are high in calories and difficult to give up. Start by making little changes, one at a time and opt for more fresh and natural foods as opposed to refined ones.

If you need help in creating a diet plan of healthy and balanced meals, seek the help of a dietician.

Attitude toward the weight-loss journey

Weight loss takes time and is a journey that requires hard work, dedication as well as patience. Be positive and stay focused on achieving your weight-loss targets, no matter how hard it may seem at times.

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You may find it useful to surround yourself with other people who have been through their very own weight-loss journey. They may be more than likely to share their experiences with you, both ups and downs, and this may help keep you on track and motivated to reach your own weight-loss goals too!

Source: Brochure entitled ‘Understanding Weight Gain and Obesity’ by SA Sugar Association

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