An ideal weight loss diet

A decade of size zero models has left an impression in our minds about the concept of beauty. The image of beauty and the general awareness about health has led to the mushrooming of health and fitness centres. In this fast paced life we look for instant solutions to all our problems including weight-related problems. This has resulted in quacks giving incorrect information and advice on how to lose weight. Several drug manufactures` advertisements have also led us to believe that instant weight reduction is achievable.

A combination of over eating and lack of exercise normally causes obesity. Obesity can have a devastating consequence on health and happiness and can lead to depression and a lack of self-esteem. If you eat more calories than you burn off during normal daily activity, the surplus calories are stored as fat. Apart from this, there are a few medical conditions, like hormonal problems, where weight gain is excessive.

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