Setting Attainable Goals

Setting Attainable Goals

Every New Years Eve or Day, people make resolutions. What you want to do is make evaluations of your life. Look at the things you’re doing. For instance, don’t attempt to run several miles each day. Make a decision that you will exercise twenty minutes each day. It’s not important to lose 10 pounds a week. Try to lose one pound a week. The key is realism. If you target goals you can reach, you might achieve them. The bottom line is you can have fun.

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Psychological Aspect of Anorexia

Psychological Aspect of Anorexia

Anorexia is a serious medical problem, but it’s a medical problem with a psychological overlie. People who have anorexia actually have a distorted body image. They feel that there is something wrong with them. That they weigh too much. As a result, they eat far less and can get into big trouble. Even when they are losing weight, they continue to think they weigh too much, and that’s part of the problem with anorexia. People who have anorexia nervosa have to have the psychological issues dealt with as well as the weight issues.

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The Keys to Staying Young

The Keys to Staying Young

Do you want to stay young? If you want to stay young, you don’t have to use special facial creams or start the latest fad diet. Believe it or not, you just need to use common sense and care for yourself. The most important step is eating a balanced diet; plenty of fruits, vegetables, and those types of things. You want to try to cut back on sugar and pre-processed foods. The other concept to get down is you don’t have to be perfect. You can have a piece of cake or pie and stop at a fast-food restaurant every now and then. Just limit the high-risk exposure. The other major step is exercise. Once again, you don’t need to be an Olympic athlete. Just get out there and participate. Make it fun. If you have fun, you will continue to play, and that is the key. The best way to achieve success with your diet or exercise is have a reasonable plan and to stick with it.

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Another Excellent Reason To Lose Weight

Another Excellent Reason To Lose Weight

There is no doubt that your weight can affect your blood pressure. Study after study has shown that if you’re overweight, your blood pressure can go up. And with that rise in blood pressure comes all sorts of problems. You need to try to control your weight, but to do it gradually. You’re not going to lose all your weight at once. You want to slowly reduce the weight, and as you do, you will slowly make alterations in your diet. And with these alterations, you can have a much more effective lifestyle. You won’t believe how good you feel without that extra weight.

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Anorexia Is Rooted in Body-Image Issues

Anorexia Is Rooted in Body-Image Issues

Anorexia is a serious health problem; one which has a strong psychological component. I think one of the things that we really need to talk about is the fact that when someone has weight loss that is of a type that makes you think of anorexia, you have to think of what their body self-image is, how they feel about themselves, because correcting that sometimes is the best way to correct the weight issues. Believe me, it is not easy, but it’s important to try.