The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition reports that less than five percent of adults in the US participate in the recommended 30 minutes of physical activity each day. The PCFSN also reports that while about 45 million Americans attempt to diet each year, weight loss and keeping that weight off can be extremely challenging.
We understand that changing your entire lifestyle is difficult, which is why Medical Metabolic Specialists is dedicated to helping patients achieve and maintain a healthy weight and healthy lifestyle. However, we also understand that old habits die-hard and that life happens. While we’re always here to help, lifestyle choices can ultimately only be controlled by you. To help you stay healthy, the PCFSN complied a list of common pitfalls and ways to combat them.
Remember, losing weight and keeping it off is a commitment to a full change in lifestyle. Contact Medical Metabolic Specialists for tips to avoid weight gain and to begin your healthy journey towards a healthier lifestyle!
The majority of us would agree that as a society we consume too much food, too much sugar and processed foods and just too much in general. TIME magazine writer, Ted Spiker, eloquently notes that the diet dilemma facing our nation “has everything to do with food. And nothing to do with food.”
What exactly does he mean by this? Weight loss and dieting have everything to do with adjusting our mindsets so that healthy life choices feel good rather than feeling like punishment. The following three mindset shifts should help you get started:
Medical Metabolic Specialists, located in Fort Collins, Colorado, is dedicated to using the latest scientific techniques to create a comprehensive, individualized. lifelong weight management program to improve your overall health.