Ideally, the goal for adults is to achieve and maintain a body weight that optimizes their health. However, for obese adults, even modest weight loss (e.g., 10 pounds) has health benefits, and the prevention of further weight gain is very important. Eating fewer calories while increasing physical activity are the keys to controlling body weight.
Here are some ideas for losing weight in a healthy way:
If you have friends, family members, or co-workers who have lost weight by eating healthy and getting active, share what worked for them.
Find ways to get active and eat healthy together. Here are some ideas:
Source: Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Jay N. Yepuri, MD, MS, Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Yepuri is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and a Member of the Board of Directors of Digestive Health Associates of Texas (DHAT). He also holds several senior leadership positions in organized medicine, healthcare accreditation organizations, hospitals and other healthcare industry organizations.
Shashi Marulappa, DVM, MS, MBA, CEO and Co-founder. Dr. Marulappa is a life-science technology entrepreneur with graduate training in biomedical sciences. Prior to founding NutriForward, Dr. Marulappa worked in clinical stage therapeutic development space. Dr. Marulappa significantly contributed to the development of RiduZone®, a new dietary supplement to support a healthy weight, appetite and body-fat metabolism, through FDA acknowledgement process.
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