Lose Weight| Listen to Your BodyPosted on June 5, 2017
When you are choosing a meal plan or diet that works, it can be like finding a needle in a haystack. According to a recent online article scheduling meals and counting calories can be counterproductive. In some cases listening to your body may be just the right method for losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight. According to the article a new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, being conscious of what you eat and how hungry you feel during the day can be just as effective as following a strict diet plan. In the study bids were divided into two separate treatment groups. The first group stuck to a nutrition program that informs participants about healthy food options, how to read and understand food labels, and the guidelines and parameters for dining out. The second treatment group did not learn about specific nutrition objectives and were trained solely on a mindful approach to the foods they select any. Participants in each group lost an average of 3 1/2 to 6 pounds and both in reduction in blood sugar levels that were significant over three months. Lisa Young, PhD, RD and author of The Portion Teller, says a better understanding of your body can have a huge impact. “When you are more aware of your eating habits, you pay better attention to what, when, and why you are eating,” she says. According to the article the “why” behind the reason people eat or in many cases overeat tends to be emotional. The emotions range from being bored, sad, happy, or social eating but according to the study recognizing this allows participants to change their choices. Dr. Kim encourages patients to maintain a healthy and stable weight following plastic surgery. This includes not only body contouring procedures like liposuction or abdominoplasty; but, also breast augmentation procedures. Fluctuation in weight can have a negative impact on the appearance of plastic surgery. Weight fluctuation can cause loose and lax skin and sagging almost any part of the body. So, maintaining a healthy weight through diet and exercise is critical for great lifelong plastic surgery results. Patients were considering plastic surgery procedures are encouraged to contact Dr. Kim and schedule a consultation.